Former pastor-turned-Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King painfully unveiled Thursday that the white man whose name appears on his birth certificate is not his biological father because he's the product of an affair between his mother and "a light-skinned black man."
If all goes well and he is able, former President Jimmy Carter will be teaching his Sunday school class at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, this Sunday and several Sundays more over the next three months while he's being treated for brain cancer.
A trailer for the controversial new reality show "So You Think You Can Preach," where hundreds of lay preachers are already clamoring for the opportunity to become "the next T.D. Jakes, Creflo Dollar, Benny Hinn, Kenneth Copeland, Eddie Long, Joel Osteen, or Joyce Meyer," is now making waves online with some critics dismissing it as "mockery," a "joke," "wickedness," or "vile vine."
Some elderly victims and their relatives lashed out at Passion for Truth Ministries Pastor Jim Stanley, 40, in a St. Louis, Missouri, court Wednesday, calling him words like "sick, manipulative and deceitful" as he was sentenced to seven years in federal prison and pay $3.3 million in restitution to the investors he defrauded in an investment scam.
A group of Seattle Police Department officers who stopped a driver speeding to the hospital with his pregnant partner in labor with their fourth child, were forced to help the mother deliver the baby as they waited for an ambulance to arrive and it was all caught on camera.
A former megachurch pastor who served for 50 years at the Fountain of Life Assemblies of God Church in Florence, New Jersey is now suing for $12 million after the church allegedly expelled him from the pulpit then reneged on a promise to take care of him for the rest of his life.
A Pennsylvania pastor who was arrested last Tuesday for his alleged involvement in what the FBI has called the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme — that yielded some $30 million in illegal profits — told his congregation Sunday that he was innocent, and that "I know in my heart I am clean before the Lord."
In a moving tribute to her late husband, NFL legend and former television personality Frank Gifford who died two Sundays ago, "Today" show host Kathie Lee Gifford said her husband who "asked Jesus into his heart" as a young child, saw his relationship with God as the most important thing in life, and shared his legacy of faith with his children.
From Creflo Dollar to Kenneth Copeland, late night comedian John Oliver delivered a brutal takedown Sunday of a group of televangelists and related churches known for preaching "the prosperity gospel" on his HBO program "Last Week Tonight" that has now gone viral.
A pastor leading Iraq's only Christian radio station that reaches up to 8 million people in and around Baghdad with the Gospel, narrowly escaped death after a bomb exploded in a garage where he had gone to get his church bus fixed.
As they prepare for heartbreaking funerals on Saturday and Sunday, thousands of dollars in donations and a flood of support have been pouring in for the families of a Florida pastor's three daughters and their male friend who died in a horrific accident on their way home from a convention last Sunday.
Famed retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson said Thursday night that he is "sickened" by allegations that he has done research on fetal tissue and dismissed them as untrue and "pathetic," while noting how he has spent his "entire life caring for children."
Vitaly Korchevsky, a 50-year-old pastor from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, was among nine people charged in two indictments Tuesday for allegedly being involved in an international hacking and securities fraud scheme that used unpublished financial information on hundreds of publicly traded companies, stolen from the servers of three business newswires, to make trades that allegedly yielded some $30 million in illegal profits.
Calling the rise of the Islamic State around the world a "pandemic," 2016 Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, said the U.S. government needs to work with social media companies to stop the Islamic militant group from using their platforms to recruit followers.
Former Governor Jeb Bush, R-Fla., and candidate for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination blamed the rise of radical Islamic militant group ISIS on President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday and urged Congress to vote against the pending Iran nuclear deal because it is "unwise and extreme."
Six months after Family Christian Stores, the nation's largest chain of Christian book and gift stores, filed for Chapter 11 protection, a Michigan judge on Tuesday approved a Chapter 11 bankruptcy sale that is expected to help the struggling business drop millions in debt and remain open.
A Florida pastor and his congregation are now wrapped in heartache after his three daughters were killed in a car crash that left five people dead and a young boy fighting for his life as they returned home from a church convention Sunday.
A day before he was fatally shot "multiple times" by an Arlington police officer responding to a break-in report at the Classic Buick GMC dealership in Texas shortly after 1 a.m. last Friday, 19-year-old Angelo State University sophomore Christian Taylor tweeted: "Devil get up off me ... forever."
Members of a radical militant group in South Africa known as the Economic Freedom Fighters reportedly burned a tent to the ground that was being used for worship by an unconventional Christian group that made headlines last month after its controversial pastor was photographed feeding them what appeared to be a live snake.
Tullian Tchividjian, a grandson of prominent evangelical preacher Billy Graham, who resigned as lead pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida in June after confessing to an "inappropriate" relationship with another woman who was not his wife, says he now understands why people commit suicide. He also said he never thought he would be unfaithful.
A former assistant professor at Northwest Christian University in Oregon, who alleges she was fired after she refused an ultimatum to either marry or leave the father of her unborn child and admit the pregnancy was a mistake, is now suing the university for $650,000.
In a series of tweets Thursday, Alabama's Republican Governor Robert Bentley made his state the third one to cut state funds from Planned Parenthood this week, as the fallout continues from the recent release of five controversial videos describing the harvesting and marketing of aborted babies' organs for financial reward.
Unabashed billionaire Donald Trump who one poll currently shows is leading the 2016 Republican presidential nomination among both white Evangelical Republicans (20 percent) and general Republican voters (24 percent), was also the most discussed candidate on Facebook and Twitter during Thursday night's Republican presidential debate, with retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson placing second.
In an impassioned speech to Christians Wednesday, the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, warned that "there is a spiritual battle to turn off the light" in America and urged people of faith to shine their spiritual light to dispel the darkness.