Controversial senior pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Bishop Eddie Long, returned to his flock Sunday after rumors emerged last week that he allegedly traveled to Mexico to receive treatment for his undisclosed "health challenge."
For the second time in a week, Greg Varney, the founding pastor of Light of the Word Christian Center in Topeka, Kansas, has been arrested as his church and family struggle to cope with erratic behavior they believe is being triggered by his ongoing battle with kidney failure.
After lobbying for years to be reunited with her husband imprisoned for his Christian faith in Iran, Naghmeh Abedini, the estranged wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini, revealed on Tuesday that her husband has filed for divorce.
Nearly 50 percent of the budgets of large churches funded primarily by congregational giving goes to paying staff salaries, and a majority of them keep their congregations in the dark about the specifics of these payments, according to the 2016 Large Church Salary Study from the Leadership Network.
Faith Green, 39, a Christian mother who was tortured by her 49-year-old ex-con husband Gregory Green, then forced to watch as he allegedly murdered their four children last month in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, has been revealed to be the daughter of a popular pastor who had pushed for her husband's parole.
Karam Chand, a U.K. man believed to be one half of the world's longest married couple, died Friday just a month before his 111th birthday after 90 years of marriage to his 103-year-old wife, Kartari Chand.
Actor Ben Stiller Reveals He Got Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer and Won, Now Advocate for Early PSA Testing
Almost five years since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force made a controversial recommendation against prostate-specific antigen-based screening for prostate cancer, actor Ben Stiller jumped into that debate on Tuesday revealing how an early PSA test helped him beat a prostate cancer diagnosis two years ago.
Less than a month after his resignation as senior pastor of the multi-campus Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee, Pete Wilson, who also authored the best-selling book "Plan B," is starting a new chapter in his professional life as president of marketing and technology firm, The A Group.
Forty years of marriage between a respected South Carolina church elder and his wife ended in tragedy Saturday morning after his wife, described as a good Christian by friends and family, allegedly shot him dead then tried to take her life as well.
Mary Anne Sause, a Louisburg, Kansas, woman who says she was ordered by local police to stop praying in her home and told that a copy of the Constitution she showed them was "just a piece of paper," has appealed a district court's ruling that officers did not violate her First Amendment.
Light of the Word Christian Center in Topeka, Kansas, asked supporters of the ministry to pray for the church's founding Pastor, Greg Varney, after he was arrested last Wednesday on aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident involving one of his daughters.
Task Force for Global Health Wins $2M Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, World's Largest Humanitarian Award
The Task Force for Global Health, a Georgia-based international nonprofit focused on improving the health of vulnerable populations around the world, was recognized for their work Friday with the world's largest humanitarian award, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, which comes with a $2 million purse.
Michael Rea, president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, apologized Saturday to anyone who may have been offended by a recent presentation by leading Christian philosopher Richard Swinburne at the 2016 Midwest Society of Christian Philosophers in which Swinburne said homosexuality could be considered a disability.
Beloved Holland Christian Schools Bible Teacher Dies After 44-Foot Pole Strikes Vehicle on Way to Work
Kevin Witte, a beloved 37-year-old Bible history teacher and soccer coach is now being mourned by his family and colleagues at the Holland Christian Schools in Michigan after he died Tuesday from injuries he suffered Monday when his vehicle was struck by a 44-foot long pole that was being hauled by a Parkway Electric truck.
Newlywed Churchgoing Father of 2 Shot Dead on Way to See New Baby and Wife in Possible Road Rage Incident
A young father in Washington state who relatives say was focused on going to church, taking care of his family and living a crime free life was shot dead in his car Monday on his way to see his wife and newborn son at a local hospital.
Grieving Man Pulled Over for Speeding Is Overwhelmed With Hope When Officer Offers Him Prayer Instead of Jail
A grieving Indiana man who expected to go to jail when an Ohio police officer who pulled him over for speeding on Sunday was left overwhelmed with hope when the officer offered him prayer after learning his 15-year-old sister, Eliza Fletcher, had just died in a car crash.
The pastor of Brentley Vinson, the black 26-year-old police officer and former Liberty University football player who shot and killed 43-year-old Keith Scott in a controversial incident that sparked widespread public protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, last Tuesday, defended him in a church service Sunday as a fine young man.
Citing what it sees as the underserving of the religious community by the legal fraternity, Nelson Madden Black LLP, announced itself Tuesday as the first private New York-based law firm dedicated specifically to the legal representation of religious institutions and individuals.
Six months after publicly addressing a second affair following an adultery scandal that cost him his marriage and ministry at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida last summer, Billy Graham's grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, revealed Tuesday he got so depressed about his life he actively planned to commit suicide.
Four siblings murdered by their ex-convict father and stepfather who forced their mother to watch them die at their Michigan home on Sunday will be remembered at a funeral on Friday hosted by the Detroit First Church of the Nazarene in Northville where their family once worshiped.
Two of America's most active exorcists say there is now a growing demand for their services as more unchurched Americans have been turning to them for help with demonic oppression, possession and other dark spiritual activity.
A McDonald's general manager and her husband, who were known as the couple others leaned on, died in a car crash while on vacation with their two young daughters in Florida on Sunday.
Christian Hip-hop artist Amisho Baraka, popularly known as Sho Baraka revealed last weekend that he will protest both Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in November by voting for a third party candidate.
A Michigan father who served time for viciously stabbing his pregnant first wife to death in 1991, snapped again Wednesday when he shot and tortured his current wife, then forced her to watch as he gunned down his two teenage stepchildren and poisoned their two younger children.
A school district in Mount Vernon, Washington, advised by legal representation Wednesday to allow the Satanic Temple of Seattle to start an after-school program at one of their elementary schools because it would be costly and futile if officials chose otherwise.