Days after it was announced that Oregon bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of Sweetcakes by Melissa, would be fined $135,000 for declining to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, Jesse Bartholomew, a self-identified gay baker slammed the LGBT community for "bullying" and "being a Nazi."
Republican presidential candidate and unabashed billionaire Donald Trump is touting his Christian roots as a proud Presbyterian and has pledged to be the greatest representative of Christians in office, if he becomes president.
Bonnie Steinroder, longtime friend and one-time pastor for George H.W. Bush who is now recuperating at his summer home in Maine after being hospitalized with a broken vertebra in his neck, says the 91-year-old former president is like "a cat with nine lives."
After the big hoopla over his public appeal for his donors to fund a $65 million luxury jet for his ministry, televangelist Creflo Dollar has dialed things down a bit by refocusing his efforts on touching lives with the Gospel through a project to reach a "billion souls for Jesus," and no donation toward this endeavor is too small.
Australian surfing champion Mick Fanning narrowly escaped a brazen shark attack with some desperate punches during the final of the World Surf League's J-Bay Open competition in South Africa Sunday, and the frightening encounter played out on live television to a shocked audience.
If you thought the longer you waited to get married the lower your chance of getting a divorce would be, you might want to take a look at the findings of a new study by Nicholas H. Wolfinger, professor of family and consumer studies and adjunct professor of sociology at the University of Utah, which says otherwise.
A few months into his imprisonment in Iran three years ago, pastor Saeed Abedini had a dream that he was out of prison celebrating his daughter Rebecca's 9th birthday. Rebecca turns 9 "in a few months," according to his wife, Naghmeh Abedini, and she is now looking to God to move on behalf of her husband.
For four hours on Sunday, April Lee Yates, 51, feasted at the popular Bennett's Calabash Seafood Buffet Restaurant in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but when it was time to pay her bill she said "Jesus" would pick up the tab.
A wave of concern is now rippling through the Christian science community after it was revealed that Jim Stump, a respected evangelical philosophy of science professor at the Christian Bethel College in Indiana, chose to resign last month because he doesn't agree with the school's new corporate position that "the first man, Adam, was created by an immediate act of God and not by a process of evolution."
Despite her disappointment that her husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, was not released as a part of President Barack Obama's recent nuclear deal with Iran, Naghmeh Abedini supported the decision Wednesday saying it "makes sense" and that she knew all along that her husband's release would not have been a part of the deal because the State Department had already informed her that would be the case.
A peeved President Barack Obama flatly rejected a suggestion Wednesday that he was "content" with the recent nuclear deal with Iran which did not include the release of four Americans including pastor Saeed Abedini who remain imprisoned in the Middle Eastern nation on mostly "trumped-up" charges.
A Florida church concerned about the failure of one of its young female members to pay a monthly financial contribution to its operations has threatened to strip her from its roll if she doesn't pay up and has offered her a grace period of 90 days to make nice if she is experiencing financial "hardship."
A 7-year-old old boy was rescued from the clutches of a suspected kidnapper last Wednesday after being abducted from his home in Alice, Texas, all because a Papa Murphey's pizza shop worker, who normally ignored amber alerts on her phone, decided to pay attention this time.
Graduate students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, America's largest private, nonprofit university and the world's largest Christian university, borrowed more than $351 million to fund their studies in the 2013-2014 academic year to place the institution on a list of 20 schools responsible for a fifth of all graduate school debt.
The New England Conference of United Methodist Churches, a group of 600 churches spanning six states, voted in favor of a resolution Saturday which calls for an end to the war on drugs because it is the Christian thing to do.
Pope Francis apologized Thursday for what he called the Roman Catholic Church's complicity in committing "grave sins" against Native Americans "in the name of God" during the oppression of Latin America in the colonial era.
Just days after Christian Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson declared that he and his popular singer girlfriend Ciara are engaged in a sexless relationship, outspoken Chicago sports radio host Dan Bernstein suggested that Wilson might be gay and that he doesn't "have to lie" anymore.
In a sermon which has ruffled some of his congregants and general critics alike since he delivered it last Wednesday, megachurch pastor Ron Carpenter Jr. of Redemption World Outreach Center in Greenville, South Carolina, says he believes people can be born predisposed to homosexuality but "Jesus can straighten" the iniquity.
A few years ago, Adrien Neely was getting ready to have lunch at the food court inside the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia but he couldn't find himself a vacant table. So Neely asked a woman eating alone if he could join her and she obliged. "What do you do here?" the woman soon asked him. "I am a chaplain," Neely replied. She was shocked.
Christian actress Candace Cameron Bure sparred with ABC's "The View" co-host Raven-Symone in an episode Tuesday in which she defended Oregon bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein who were recently ordered to pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple for refusing to bake a cake for the Sapphic couple's wedding.
Their 3-year-old son who liked to wear his sister's clothes and pink boots told them last year that he was unhappy being a boy. Now, an Oakland couple is trying to keep their son happy by supporting his transition from a boy named "Jack" to a girl called "Jackie."
Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl says that despite the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, it cannot change the traditional understanding of marriage as defined by Scripture.
Sarah Jakes Roberts, daughter of popular megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes, who wed Touré Roberts, senior pastor of One Church International in Hollywood last fall, recently revealed that she was "nearly arrested" after showing her "tail" during her previous marriage to former Redskins linebacker Robert Henson.