Bishop Frank Summerfield, founder of the Word of God Fellowship Church and Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina, has died. He was 67.
The multi-campus Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee, announced Sunday that Kevin Queen, pastor of 12Stone Church's Hamilton Mill campus in Georgia, will replace their founding pastor, Pete Wilson, who abruptly resigned from his post last September.
A member of a small church in Covington, Tennessee, who was also reported to be the driver of the church's bus, was arrested and charged with raping a 10-year-old girl inside the church's basement.
Three years after he was charged with bilking more than $500,000 from the powerful Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland, California, former CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District Lewis G. Clinton Jr., was convicted by a jury Tuesday on seven charges, including money laundering and tax evasion.
Appearing a gaunter version of himself on Wednesday night, Jack Dillon Young, the 20-year-old driver who crashed into a bus, killing 13 members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels in Texas in March, was formally charged for their deaths.
Featuring perks such as subsidized on-site child care and 100 percent company-paid health coverage, the multi-campus Steven Furtick-led Elevation Church in North Carolina has made Fortune magazine's list of 100 best places to work for millennials in 2017 and they are hiring.
Effective Thursday, Kentucky public schools can now teach a course on the Bible thanks to a bill signed by the state's Republican Gov. Matt Bevin.
Top Vatican Official Cardinal George Pell Denies Multiple Accusations of 'Historical Sexual Assault'
Facing "multiple complainants" of "historical sexual assault offenses," Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' chief financial adviser vowed to "clear my name" after becoming the highest ranking Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church's saga of sex abuse on Thursday.
Days after Fred K. Price Jr. announced he was stepping down from the helm of the 28,000-member Crenshaw Christian Center church due to "personal misjudgments" Sunday, members say they still have no idea what he did but remain on the defensive about their former pastor
Deacon Giorgi Mamaladze, a priest in Georgia's Orthodox Church accused of plotting to poison a "high ranking" colleague in February, has been temporarily stripped of his rank and right to take communion, the church said.
Citing a need to help people find purpose and meaning by bringing people closer together, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company will be shifting its mission to focus on building communities that help to connect people with each other like churches and Little League clubs do.
Just over eight years after his father, Dr. Frederick K.C. Price, handed over the reins of the 28,000-member Crenshaw Christian Center to him in 2009, an emotional Fred K. Price Jr. left his congregation in shock on Sunday when he announced that he was stepping down from the pulpit due to "personal misjudgments."
Three years after parting ways with the United Pentecostal Church International, Michael Trosclair, a former senior pastor at Turning Point Church in Theodore, Alabama, was arrested at a bar along with his wife and their infant daughter in tow.
Matt Chandler, lead pastor of The Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, who also serves as president of the Acts 29 Network, said the acquittal last Friday of Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez of all charges in the fatal 2016 shooting of Philando Castile "feels dirty and demonic."
In the harrowing moments after her boyfriend, Philando Castile, was shot during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota last summer, a distraught Diamond Reynolds begged Jesus to let him live as her frightened 4-year-old daughter encouraged her to stay calm so she wouldn't get shot too.
An unidentified Christian school that allegedly offered to give a raise and provide housing for one of their preschool teachers to stop her from moonlighting as a porn star was forced to fire her this week when she refused to give up her X-rated lifestyle.
Doug Wilson, pastor of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho, suggested Monday that the Southern Baptist Convention was "played" into condemning the alt-right white supremacy movement at their recently concluded annual meeting, arguing that the politically correct decision will only serve as more fuel for the extremist group.
The family of Stockdale Family Band member Jacob T. Stockdale, who fatally shot his brother and mother on their family farm in Stark County, Ohio, last Thursday before shooting himself, say they have forgiven him and are praying for his recovery.
A number of white employees at Grace College & Seminary in Indiana who dressed as rappers for a parody rap album cover were fired earlier this month after they were accused of being racially insensitive.
The Rev. Henry J. Lyons, who once headed the National Baptist Convention U.S.A., the largest and oldest black religious convention in the United States before he was convicted of swindling money from the organization in 1999, was recently ousted from a Florida church after being accused of committing similar crimes.
A circuit judge in Michigan has refused to make a decision in the ongoing dispute between the board of elders of the Detroit World Outreach church in Redford Charter Township, Michigan, and Charisse Gibert, widow of the megachurch's late pastor, Benjamin Gibert, over who should be the church's rightful leader.
Paul Williams, who led the conservative church planting organization Orchard Group for 20 years, has publicly come out as a transgender woman named Paula Stone Williams.
A woman who said she waited all her life to marry then took the plunge after controversial televangelist Juanita Bynum introduced her first cousin to the woman as her "God sent" husband is now crying foul after the preacher's cousin allegedly abandoned her in January while she was going through treatment for cancer.
Lyle Jeffs, a leader in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who has been on the run for nearly a year after he was set to go on trial for a multi-million dollar food stamp fraud case has been arrested.
Tragic gun violence shattered the wholesome image of the ultra-conservative Christian Stockdale Family Band made up of a father and his four sons, in Stark County, Ohio, Thursday when one of the sons allegedly shot his younger brother and mother dead then turned the gun on himself, local authorities say.