An Oregon church that instituted a ban on fat people as part of a slew of mandatory guidelines to be a part of the congregation's worship team has come under fire online for the discriminating rule it says is necessary, in part, for the anointing to flow through team members.
A group of students at Liberty University has clashed with the president of the Virginia-based evangelical liberal arts college, Jerry Falwell, over his continued support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump despite recent lurid allegations of sexual assault made against him by multiple women.
LGBT Group Threatens Johns Hopkins Over Report That Science Doesn't Show People Are Born Gay, Transgender
The Human Rights Campaign, America's largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, has threatened to penalize Johns Hopkins University if it does not denounce a report from two of the institution's scholars which concludes that there is little scientific evidence that people are born gay or transgender.
WikiLeaks Scandal: After Hillary Clinton Confidantes Mock Catholics, Evangelicals, Letter Circulating Among Christian Leaders
A letter is being circulated among Catholic and Evangelical Christian leaders demanding Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton immediately apologize for high-level campaign staffers' anti-Christian bigotry as revealed by a WikiLeaks email Tuesday.
A trove of emails recently released by WikiLeaks allegedly belonging to John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, revealed a biased working relationship between the Democratic presidential nominee's campaign and some members of the nation's most influential media organizations.
A pastor and his wife who were getting ready for a revival crusade at their church last weekend were forced to cancel the event to prepare for the funeral of their 16-year-old daughter after she was killed in a hit-and-run accident while handing out flyers advertising the crusade on Saturday morning.
Julia Martin, a 28-year-old woman described by her family as an ambitious churchgoer, was stabbed to death at her Chicago home by her 35-year-old ex-fiancé who then jumped to his death.
WikiLeaks: Hillary Clinton Confidantes Mock Evangelicals and Conservative Catholics in Podesta Emails
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri and Center for American Progress fellow John Halpin mocked conservative Catholicism as an "amazing bastardization of the faith" in new emails released by WikiLeaks.
After reversing his lifelong opposition to assisted suicide two years ago, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, Desmond Tutu, revealed Thursday that he would like to have assisted suicide as an option if he needs it and urged Christian leaders to support the option for the terminally ill.
Controversial senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Bishop Eddie Long, returned to his flock Sunday after rumors emerged last week that he allegedly traveled to Mexico to receive treatment for his undisclosed "health challenge."
For the second time in a week, Greg Varney, the founding pastor of Light of the Word Christian Center in Topeka, Kansas, has been arrested as his church and family struggle to cope with erratic behavior they believe is being triggered by his ongoing battle with kidney failure.
After lobbying for years to be reunited with her husband imprisoned for his Christian faith in Iran, Naghmeh Abedini, the estranged wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini, revealed on Tuesday that her husband has filed for divorce.
Nearly 50 percent of the budgets of large churches funded primarily by congregational giving goes to paying staff salaries, and a majority of them keep their congregations in the dark about the specifics of these payments, according to the 2016 Large Church Salary Study from the Leadership Network.
Faith Green, 39, a Christian mother who was tortured by her 49-year-old ex-con husband Gregory Green, then forced to watch as he allegedly murdered their four children last month in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, has been revealed to be the daughter of a popular pastor who had pushed for her husband's parole.
Karam Chand, a U.K. man believed to be one half of the world's longest married couple, died Friday just a month before his 111th birthday after 90 years of marriage to his 103-year-old wife, Kartari Chand.
Actor Ben Stiller Reveals He Got Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer and Won, Now Advocate for Early PSA Testing
Almost five years since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force made a controversial recommendation against prostate-specific antigen-based screening for prostate cancer, actor Ben Stiller jumped into that debate on Tuesday revealing how an early PSA test helped him beat a prostate cancer diagnosis two years ago.
Less than a month after his resignation as senior pastor of the multi-campus Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee, Pete Wilson, who also authored the best-selling book "Plan B," is starting a new chapter in his professional life as president of marketing and technology firm, The A Group.
Forty years of marriage between a respected South Carolina church elder and his wife ended in tragedy Saturday morning after his wife, described as a good Christian by friends and family, allegedly shot him dead then tried to take her life as well.
Mary Anne Sause, a Louisburg, Kansas, woman who says she was ordered by local police to stop praying in her home and told that a copy of the Constitution she showed them was "just a piece of paper," has appealed a district court's ruling that officers did not violate her First Amendment.
Light of the Word Christian Center in Topeka, Kansas, asked supporters of the ministry to pray for the church's founding Pastor, Greg Varney, after he was arrested last Wednesday on aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident involving one of his daughters.
Task Force for Global Health Wins $2M Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, World's Largest Humanitarian Award
The Task Force for Global Health, a Georgia-based international nonprofit focused on improving the health of vulnerable populations around the world, was recognized for their work Friday with the world's largest humanitarian award, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, which comes with a $2 million purse.
Michael Rea, president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, apologized Saturday to anyone who may have been offended by a recent presentation by leading Christian philosopher Richard Swinburne at the 2016 Midwest Society of Christian Philosophers in which Swinburne said homosexuality could be considered a disability.
Beloved Holland Christian Schools Bible Teacher Dies After 44-Foot Pole Strikes Vehicle on Way to Work
Kevin Witte, a beloved 37-year-old Bible history teacher and soccer coach is now being mourned by his family and colleagues at the Holland Christian Schools in Michigan after he died Tuesday from injuries he suffered Monday when his vehicle was struck by a 44-foot long pole that was being hauled by a Parkway Electric truck.
Newlywed Churchgoing Father of 2 Shot Dead on Way to See New Baby and Wife in Possible Road Rage Incident
A young father in Washington state who relatives say was focused on going to church, taking care of his family and living a crime free life was shot dead in his car Monday on his way to see his wife and newborn son at a local hospital.
Grieving Man Pulled Over for Speeding Is Overwhelmed With Hope When Officer Offers Him Prayer Instead of Jail
A grieving Indiana man who expected to go to jail when an Ohio police officer who pulled him over for speeding on Sunday was left overwhelmed with hope when the officer offered him prayer after learning his 15-year-old sister, Eliza Fletcher, had just died in a car crash.