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Married Pastor Commits Suicide After Admitting Affair With Church Member; He 'Loved God, Ronald Reagan and Captain America'
A married pastor and father of three from Ohio who was about to lose his job after confessing to an affair with a member of his flock earlier this month, reportedly took his own life on Friday inside the church-owned parsonage where he lived with his..
'There's No Such Thing as Comfortable Christianity;' NHCLC's Samuel Rodriguez Urges Spirit-Filled Christians to Speak Up
In a high-energy parting shot to a gathering of several thousand Spirit-filled believers at the closing session of the Empowered21 Global Congress in Jerusalem, Israel on Sunday, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Sam..
On Eve of Pentecost, Hundreds of Christians From Across the World Gather at the Jordan River in Israel for Praise and Baptisms
At the border between Israel and Jordan in east Jerusalem, a lone Jordanian soldier dressed in camouflage and armed with a gun gazed nonchalantly at a spectacle unfolding before him on the other side of the river. Christians, busloads of them, were b..
We've Got to 'Preach the Truth About Being Filled With the Holy Spirit' and Speaking in Tongues, Says Jentezen Franklin
In a clarion call to a global gathering of Spirit-filled believers in Jerusalem Friday, Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor of the multi-campus Free Chapel Church, urged the anointed throng to start preaching "the truth about being filled with the Holy ..
Governor of Bethlehem Cancels Christian Event Scheduled for West Bank Site Due to 'Significant Political and Religious Pressure'
An outdoor Christian worship event set to be hosted by the Empowered21 Global Congress in Manger Square, Bethlehem on Friday was abruptly cancelled by the Palestinian Authority governor of Bethlehem, Abdel Fattah Hamayel, due to "significant politica..
Young Leaving Churches That 'Abandoned Belief in Authority of Scripture,' Says Head of World's Largest Pentecostal Denomination
George O. Wood, general superintendent of the Assemblies of God Church (USA) and chairman of the World AG Fellowship, considered the world's largest Pentecostal denomination with more than 67 million adherents, said Wednesday that young people are le..
Millions of Records and Fans Later, It's Still All About Jesus for Global Coalition of Empowered21 Worship Leaders
Two million people once showed up at a worship service to hear her sing live, but for popular Brazilian worship leader Ana Paula Valadao and the global coalition of worship leaders at the Empowered21 Global Congress in Jerusalem this week, nothing be..
Spirit-Empowered Leaders Gather for What Could Be Largest Christian Pentecost Celebration in Israel's Modern History
At the 11,600-seater Jerusalem Pais Arena in Israel Monday morning, workers here were busy trying to get the brand new 40,000-square-meter facility ready for what could be the largest Christian Pentecost Sunday celebration in the Jewish nation's mode..
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UN Experts Say Paraguay Failed 10-Y-O Girl Impregnated by Stepfather by Denying Her Late-Term Abortion
United Nations experts said Monday that a controversial decision by Paraguayan authorities to not perform an abortion on a 10-year-old girl who's now six months pregnant after being repeatedly raped by her stepfather has placed the unidentified child..
God's Judgment Is Coming to America and 'It's Going to Be Ugly,' Says Billy Graham's Daughter Anne Graham Lotz
In the delivery of a warning from God she says almost made the hair stand up on the back of her neck when she got it, Billy Graham's Daughter, Anne Graham Lotz, said God's judgement is coming to America and "it's going to be ugly."
Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling on Obama Admin to Use 'All Diplomatic Tools' to Free Pastor Abedini, Americans in Iran
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said Monday that the "supposed crime" of U.S. Pastor Saeed Abedini who has been imprisoned in Iran for more than two and a half years was "attempting to build and operate an orphanage," and urged th..
Prominent Christian Leaders Including Mike Huckabee Threaten 'Civil Disobedience' If Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage
Several prominent Christian leaders including recently declared 2016 GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, pastor John Hagee and Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association an..
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Seventh-Day Adventist Church Warns Members Against Showing Institutional Favor for Ben Carson After Neurosurgeon Declares Presidential Bid
In an unexpected move Monday, the Seventh-day Adventist Church's North American Division warned its general members and leaders against showing any kind of institutional favor to Ben Carson after the retired neurosurgeon declared that he will be seek..
Dr. Tony Evans Says Black Families Were 'a Lot Stronger, a Lot More Unified and Made a Lot More Progress' During Slavery
Dr. Tony Evans, the first African American to earn a doctorate in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, chided black Americans recently for not taking responsibility for the breakdown of their families, declaring that "the white man is not makin..
Dallas Theological Seminary Says Its President Apologizes for Racism 'Every Year' After Complaint From Black Graduate
Dallas Theological Seminary, one of the top 20 seminaries in the U.S., revealed Tuesday that the school's president, Mark L. Bailey, apologizes for racism "every year" after graduate Jimmy King, who now serves as senior pastor of Proclamation Church ..