A love story that started on Instagram and resulted in marriage between an aspiring pastor and a Sunday School teacher, ended in a gruesome nightmare last Friday after the man allegedly stabbed his loving wife to death after drinking too much cough medicine.
Just over 4,500 people moved by the heartbreaking story of a 3-year-old girl, Jordyn Grace, who was rescued still clinging to her mother's lifeless body as it floated in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont, Texas, on Tuesday, donated some $150,000 to help her in just one day.
Lt. Gregg Abbott, a Georgia police officer who made headlines this week after a dash cam video from 2016 was released showing him telling a nervous woman during a DUI traffic stop that she didn't have to worry about getting shot because "we only kill black people," offered to resign shortly after his bosses announced Thursday that they would be firing him.
Pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Joel Osteen says he is "at peace" knowing he "did the right thing" despite facing withering attacks online from critics who refuse to believe he did not initially open the doors of his megachurch to shelter Harvey flood victims because he was worried about flooding in the massive 16,000-seat church.
A Georgia police officer is now on desk duty pending an investigation after he was caught on dash-cam video from 2016 telling a nervous woman during a DUI traffic stop that she didn't have to worry about getting shot because "we only kill black people, right?"
A Michigan pastor who was accused of sexual assault by a former parishioner and admitted that his hand might have slipped into her pants while anointing her with oil to cleanse her of sexual sins at her home will not face charges, a local prosecutor said Wednesday.
Collette Sulcer, an unashamed Christian mother and nurse who drowned Tuesday after "saying her prayers" while trapped with her 3-year-old daughter, Jordyn, in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont, Texas, is now being hailed as an "American hero" after Jordyn was rescued alive in a canal clinging to her mother's lifeless body.
Popular internet preacher and leader of Global Vision Bible Church in Tennessee, Greg Locke, insisted Tuesday that Pastor Joel Osteen was "shamed" into opening up the doors of his Houston megachurch to victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Texas police confirmed Wednesday that they have found the bodies of six family members who drowned after a van they were travelling in plunged into a bayou as they desperately tried to escape flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston Sunday.
The family of an elderly couple who drowned with their four great-grandchildren in raging floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, revealed they died holding hands as the children screamed for help trapped inside a sinking van Sunday.
A Kentucky church is now reeling in shock after Ruthie Carolyn New, also identified as Carolyn Elliott New, the 70-year-old widow of their late founding pastor, J.S. New, was found murdered in the fellowship hall of the church last Thursday.
Gary Saurage, founder of Gator Country, a sanctuary for nuisance alligators and other reptiles in Beaumont, Texas, believes some 350 alligators housed on the property could escape in floodwaters as the National Weather Service forecast up to an additional 12 inches of rain from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday.
A desperate escape plan turned into a tragic horror story for six family members in Houston, Texas, Sunday after they were swept away then submerged in raging floodwaters from tropical storm Harvey while still trapped inside a van in which they were trying to find safety.
A Christian man allegedly shot his mother-in-law in an attempt to kill her and his estranged wife inside the beloved Father Son Holy Spirit Christian bookstore where his mother-in-law prayed for people daily in the small rural city of Chester, South Carolina, police say.
Pastor Trapped in Houston Describes 'Traumatic' Flood as Experts Say It Could Make Natural Disaster History
A Kentucky pastor who got trapped by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, after traveling there with his wife so she could get surgery last Friday described "traumatic" flooding in the city as the now tropical cyclone continues pounding the area, threatening to make natural disaster history.
Reflecting on his inevitable physical death, leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, 84, declared in a controversial video recording Tuesday that Jesus will save him from the grip of death despite his organization's creed that there is only "One God whose proper Name is Allah."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said a more than 100-year-old statue of Italian-born explorer Christopher Columbus by sculptor Gaetano Russo could be removed from the middle of Columbus Circle in Manhattan in a review of "symbols of hate."
Megachurch Pastor, Gospel Artist Larry Trotter Hospitalized With 'Serious Illness,' Asks for Prayers
Bishop Larry Trotter, longtime pastor of Chicago's Sweet Holy Spirit Church known for hit gospel songs such as "My Worship Is for Real" and "It's Only a Test," is now asking for prayers after he was hospitalized last Wednesday with a "serious illness" following a trip to Israel.
Christian Tight End Seth DeValve Becomes First White NFL Player to Take a Knee During National Anthem
Christian Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve, 24, who met his black wife, Erica, while serving in the Princeton Faith & Action campus ministry, became the first known white player to take a knee during the national anthem Monday.
'Someone With Personal Agenda' Caused Hoopla Over Pulling Broadcaster Robert Lee, ESPN President Says
ESPN President John Skipper blamed "someone with a personal agenda" for the national hoopla surrounding the network's decision to pull a broadcaster named Robert Lee from calling a football game at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, due to recent protests over the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee which left one woman dead and 19 others injured.
A man who fatally stabbed a pastor — who claimed to have the cure for cancers caused by witchcraft — said he was forced to kill the minister outside of his church in Windsor Mill, Maryland, on Saturday because he had "spiritual control" over his wife.
Under fire from mainstream media critics, President Donald Trump's evangelical advisers explained this week why a majority of the group's members have stuck by the administration even as prominent New York City Pastor A.R. Bernard resigned in protest over the president's controversial comments on the deadly riots in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Popular internet preacher and Staff Sergeant Marcus Rogers, who has amassed more than 400,000 followers on Facebook alone with his End Times preaching, announced Monday night that he is getting a divorce and "losing" his job with the army.
A Tennessee pastor whose truck was spray painted with the N-word and an expletive as racial unrest erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, is now urging his community to use the incident as a teaching moment after police arrested two juveniles for the damage, including a 13-year-old boy who thought it would be funny.
A pastor and father of two who claimed God sent him to the U.S. from Africa to heal people of cancers caused by witchcraft was rammed with a car, then stabbed to death by a man who was dropping his wife off at his church in Windsor Mill, Maryland, on Saturday.