After suffering an expletive-laden verbal assault from grassroots activist PFK Boom who bluntly told him to get out of Baltimore last Wednesday, one of the earliest reactions from megachurch Pastor Jamal Bryant was that God has anointed him to serve a generation "reared to eat out of a paper bag."
Friends and family of 57-year-old Pennsylvania Pastor Eliezer Leon are in mourning after he was dragged to his death in a shocking hit-and-run accident shortly after he preached at a local church.
Trey Pearson, Lead Singer of Christian Rock Band, Comes Out as Gay; Will Headline Columbus Pride Parade
Trey Pearson, 35, a married father of two and Christian lead singer of alternative rock band Everyday Sunday, came out to the world as gay Tuesday, and says his band will headline the Columbus Pride Parade in Ohio this month.
Pastor Jamal Bryant of Baltimore's 12,000-member Empowerment Temple Church said he was caught off-guard and without his usual entourage when he was ambushed and told to get out of Baltimore by activist PFK Boom during a community rally last Wednesday.
A repentant Baylor University administration signaled an intention to refocus on the school's Christian identity among other things Thursday when they announced the demotion of rock star president, Ken Starr, amid the fallout from an explosive rape scandal at the world's largest Baptist university.
Owen McManus Jr., a third-generation minister and his wife, Tammy, who lead the 4,000-member City Church of New Orleans and its affiliated grammar school, Bishop McManus Academy in Louisiana, are now likely to be arrested for tax fraud, according to documents from the New Orleans Police Department.
Embattled megachurch pastor and social activist Jamal Bryant was dismissed as disgraceful, opportunistic and ultimately browbeaten into taking flight from a Baltimore street rally Wednesday after an ugly confrontation with grassroots activist PFK Boom.
Just two weeks after residents in Nebraska reported the mystery of meat-wrapped knives found stabbed into trees, police are now investigating the stabbing of a Bible inside a church in Lincoln.
An Oregon church is now facing a $5.2 million lawsuit from a heartbroken mother alleging officials there failed to report her 6-year-old daughter's confession that her biological father repeatedly raped her during visitation that resulted in her eventual contraction of oral and genital herpes.
After years of discussion, the University of Miami has accepted a $2.2 million gift from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is America's first academic chair "for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics."
This New Religion Is Causing an Existential Crisis at American Colleges and Universities, NYU Prof Says
There's a new religion exploding on the campuses of American universities and colleges, says Thomas Cooley professor of ethical leadership at New York University, Jonathan Haidt. And if it isn't stopped, it might just be better to shut them all down in the next 10 or 20 years.
Baylor University, a private Baptist institution known for both its athletic teams and research, reportedly fired its six-year school President Ken Starr on Tuesday.
Just hours after he celebrated his graduation from a local Bible college with his family, a Texas pastor and his three sons were killed in a grisly crash on Saturday that also left his wife and daughter in critical condition while his mother is expected to survive injuries.
Youth Trans Critical Professionals, a group of "psychologists, social workers, doctors, medical ethicists, and academics" who identify as "pro-gay-rights" and "left-leaning," say vulnerable children are being recruited online to believe they are transgender and mental health professionals are affirming the belief of these victims.
Two pastors left their churches in shock after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Friday that they were among 32 men arrested for patronizing prostitution and human trafficking charges.
If walls could talk, the building housing Pastor Jamal Bryant's Empowerment Temple megachurch at 4217-4221 Primrose Avenue in Northwest Baltimore would perhaps be screaming "scandal."
The Oklahoma Senate passed a bill Thursday that would make it a felony to perform abortions in the state and revoke the medical licenses of physicians found guilty of the act.
If you're having trouble sleeping at night, it's a good sign that you are "authentically anointed" by God and the devil is trying to block you from seeing what God has for you in your dreams, according to embattled Baltimore megachurch Pastor Jamal Bryant.
Latoya Shawntee Odom, the California woman who alleges that Rev. Jamal H. Bryant isn't paying child support for the son he fathered with her last summer, should take the pastor to court if her claim is true, says a staff member at the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Pastor With Son Battling Cancer Faces Eviction: My Fear Is Being Homeless With a Kid With No Immune System
A pastor and single mother "by choice" with a son battling cancer is now asking for help as she struggles to pay mounting medical bills and fight being evicted from her home.
Sunday Adelaja, Pastor of Europe's Third Largest Church, Under Fire After Confessing to Multiple Affairs
Sunday Adelaja, founder and senior pastor of one of Europe's largest churches, The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations church in Kiev, Ukraine, is now under fire after confessing to multiple affairs with several of his parishioners.
The South Carolina legislature approved a bill Tuesday banning most late-term abortions after 19 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother's life is at risk in a medical emergency.
A 26-year-old woman looking forward to being a new mom died in a tragic collision on her way to deliver her baby at a hospital in Missouri last Wednesday.
Jesse Hughes – lead vocalist of the rock band Eagles of Death Metal, which was performing at the Bataclan theatre in Paris when terrorists attacked and killed 89 fans and 130 people overall last November – believes the fear of offending Muslims is making the West vulnerable.
Women who attend religious services more than once each week live 33 percent longer than women who don't, according to a new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.