Beloved missionary Roberta Edwards, 55, who was gunned down in a brazen attack in Haiti on Saturday, told elders at the Estes Church of Christ in Henderson, Tennessee, who supported her work there that she had grown "tired" and "scared" just two months ago but never said what was driving her fear.
After losing his wife, Lynn, and his left leg in a brutal motorcycle crash in June, Pastor Bryan Koch of Glad Tidings Church in Spring Township, Pennsylvania, will return to the pulpit Sunday for the first time in 19 weeks since the accident, and he is trusting God to keep him going.
A 19-year-old youth was allegedly beaten to death and his 17-year-old brother severely injured during a brutal attack by their parents, sister and three other members of their upstate New York church in an attempt to force the teens to confess sins — which are still unclear, say police — and the incident has left neighbors in their New Hartford community stunned.
For the first time since the publication of the magazine's first issue in 1953, Playboy, which played a key role in America's sexual revolution, has decided to stop publishing images of naked women because the Internet now provides enough of that free of charge.
An American missionary who became a mother to orphaned children in Haiti, and kept scores of others from going hungry through a nutrition program, was viciously gunned down on Saturday while one of the children she was traveling with was kidnapped.
After weeks of complaints from angry neighbors, local police in Fort Worth, Texas, have warned Texas Christian University that they'll start arresting drunk students at off-campus parties who are "unruly, loud or obnoxious."
President Barack Obama believes America is safer since he became president, he could win a third term and Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is a "great publicity-seeker" who will not win the White House.
In his new book, Intentional Living: Choosing a Life that Matters released on Tuesday, leadership expert John Maxwell describes a journey into a life of significance that will gut you, overwhelm you and inspire you all at the same time through truths that are so intentional, they could also possibly hurt you if have been stuck in a rut with your life for a while.
Leadership Guru John Maxwell's Dream Presidential Candidate Would Owe 'No One Anything,' Stay One Term (Interview 1/2)
Leadership expert John Maxwell has a dream. He dreams America's next president would have no strings attached except to the American people and would only be in the White House for a single term. "Wouldn't it be refreshing," he says.
Married Pastor Charged After Admitting to Stealing $21K From Church to Pay Off Mistress He Met Online
A 30-year-old pastor from St. Louis, Missouri, who allegedly stole more than $21,000 to pay off his 20-year-old mistress he met online, was charged with one count of felony stealing, leaving his neighbors in shock and his church and family stunned.
Serious Christians Should Buy a Gun, Says Tenn. Lt. Gov. After Umpqua Shooting; 'Our Enemies Are Armed'
Reacting to the mass shooting last week at Umpqua Community College in Oregon that left 10 people dead including the shooter who reportedly targeted Christians, Republican Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey warned on Friday that Christians who are "serious about their faith" should consider arming themselves with guns.
Planned Parenthood Abortionist Jokes About Harvesting Intact Brains From Aborted Babies in New Video
In new video clip released by David Daleiden of the pro-life group Center for Medical Progress, a Texas-based Planned Parenthood abortionist who ends pregnancies up to 24 weeks gestation, is shown joking about aborting unborn babies with both sides of the brain intact as a goal to "strive for."
Catholic California Gov. Jerry Brown Legalizes Suicide for Terminally Ill Despite Objections From Religious Leaders
Despite objections from religious leaders, doctors and disability rights advocates, lifelong Catholic California Gov. Jerry Brown who once flirted with becoming a Jesuit priest, announced Monday that he had signed a controversial bill allowing terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.
David Jeremiah Says He Met With Donald Trump Because He 'Cares Deeply About Standing Up for Christian Values'
After causing a stir among some in the Evangelical community for his earnest prayers to God to send help for 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump last Monday, conservative California pastor, David Jeremiah asked critics not to take his prayers for the real estate mogul as an endorsement.
Ben Carson Says Darwin's Theory of Evolution Influenced by 'Forces of Evil,' But Believes in Micro Evolution
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson who is now running a close second behind real estate mogul Donald Trump in the 2016 GOP presidential nomination race believes Charles Darwin's theory of evolution is inspired by "forces of evil" because it doesn't acknowledge God's role in the creation of life.
In 1908, the year the late Rev. Noah Smith was born, America was getting ready to elect William Howard Taft as its 27th president. Lyndon B. Johnson, the man who would become the 36th President of the United States, was also born.
'You're Going to See God in … About One Second;' Umpqua College Gunman Targeted Christians Says Father of Victim
Chris Harper Mercer, the reclusive 26-year-old identified as the gunman who went on a bloody shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College killing 10 and wounding seven others in Roseburg, Oregon, on Thursday targeted Christians, according to the father of one of his shooting victims.
At Least 10 Dead, 7 Wounded at Umpqua Community College in Oregon; Shooter Who Asked About Religion Now Dead
At least 10 people are now confirmed dead and another seven wounded after a 26-year-old gunman entered a classroom at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, and went on a shooting rampage Thursday after reportedly asking people to state their religion.
David Jeremiah Asks God to Send Donald Trump a 'Strong African-American' to Help Him With the Black Vote (VIDEO)
Perhaps looking to improve the Republican Party's woeful record in attracting African-Americans and other minority voters, GOP 2016 presidential frontrunner Donald Trump accepted an earnest prayer from conservative Evangelical Pastor David Jeremiah on Monday that God will send him a "strong African-American" to help him with the black vote.
'Go Fly a Kite,' Texas Police Chief Tells Freedom From Religion Foundation After Complaint About 'In God We Trust' Decals
In a curt response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's demand that decals bearing the nation's motto "In God we trust" be removed from patrol vehicles, Childress Police Chief Adrian Garcia in Texas told the organization to "go fly a kite."
Tickets to a massive campaign rally for GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump planned for Friday at the Wave Church Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia sold out within a matter of hours after the event was open for registration, and now one local politician is pushing for a larger venue as demand continues to swell.
Donald Trump's Evangelical outreach is mostly with preachers who mainstream Evangelicals would consider heretics, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, says.
Record $1 Billion Worth of Church Property Sold Last Year as Churches Turn to Redevelopment to Raise Revenue
As a record $1 billion worth of religious-affiliated properties were sold across the United States in 2014 due to high maintenance costs and declining membership, some churches are now choosing to redevelop their properties through profitable deals with real estate investment companies in an effort to improve their financial security.
Gateway Church Pastor Robert Morris Chides Christians Who Read Filthy Gossip on Internet and Believe It
In a biting message aimed at Christian gossip lovers on Sunday, Robert Morris, founding senior pastor of the 36,000-member Gateway Church in Texas and chairman of the board of The King's University, cited gossip as a factor in how some Christians get lost, and chided those who won't listen to gossip but have no problem reading it on the Internet.
It would be several hours before Pope Francis would eventually arrive for a solemn interfaith service at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum honoring victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks in Lower Manhattan Friday morning, but he was already proving to be a unifying force among the diverse throng of invited guests who were patiently waiting to meet him.