Anna Hayford, wife of former senior pastor of The Church on the Way Jack Hayford, has died. She died peacefully at home last Wednesday after battling stage four pancreatic cancer, according to the church. She was 83.
Despite opponents arguing that it will hurt transgender people by discriminating against them, the Texas Senate on Tuesday tentatively approved a controversial "bathroom" bill with a 21-10 vote.
Two pastors and a counselor who led a church-run boot camp for troubled teens in Alabama were each sentenced to 20 years in prison for their role in the abuse of multiple children left under their care.
Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee President Frank S. Page and the organization's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore said in a joint statement Monday that they "fully support" each other after a controversial report in The Washington Post suggested Page would ask Moore to resign due to simmering political tensions.
Christian Mom Cancels $6K Disney World Trip, Boycotts Company Over Gay Character in 'Beauty and the Beast'
A conservative Christian mother from Louisiana has cancelled her family's $6,000 trip to Disney World and boycotted the company over what she sees as its aggressive promotion of an LGBT agenda after it announced the live action version of "Beauty and the Beast" would include an "exclusively gay moment."
Tim Keller, founding pastor of the multi-campus Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, is set to receive the 2017 Kuyper Prize for Excellence in Reformed Theology and Public Witness at Princeton Theological Seminary next month but some alumni are disgruntled because of his church's position on women and LGBT individuals in ministry.
Days after a federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by 10 women against Baylor University alleging they were sexually assaulted while students at the school, the private Baptist institution said "from a Christian perspective, we've confessed our sins."
Acclaimed Nigerian novelist, feminist and MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has come under fire for saying trans women and natural born women are not the same and she is refusing to back down from the comments as they spark a global debate about transgender issues.
A family and community are now grappling with heartbreak after Catherine Kennedy, a beloved Bible study teacher at the Church of St. Timothy in Escondido, California, was fatally shot in the head as she drove home from church during a gang crossfire Tuesday night.
Listen. Tim Keller, founding pastor of the multi-campus Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City thinks evangelical churches don't do this very well.
Pope Francis said Thursday that he's open to the idea of ordaining married men to serve as priests in remote areas suffering from priest shortages.
A Texas pastor opposing a controversial transgender bathroom bill that would require individuals to use public restrooms based on "biological sex" protested the bill with hundreds of LGBTQ advocates on Tuesday declaring that "God is transgender."
Ronnie Leon Hyde, a 60-year-old Christian mental health counselor from Florida who works with Crosswater Community Church in Nocatee has been charged with the murder of 16-year-old Fred Laster, whose dismembered body was found at a Lake City gas station 23 years ago.
The Adventures of Toni the Tampon: A Period Coloring Book that teaches children men get periods too is causing a stir, with one critic calling it "child abuse."
After spending more than 14 years with the Dallas Cowboys including a decade as the NFL team's starting quarterback, professed Christian Tony Romo says he still wants to win the elusive Super Bowl championship, as reports swirl that he could be released from his contract with the team as early as Thursday evening.
Conservative women across the country lifted their voices in a counter protest called #WeShowUp to celebrate "hard-working, difference-making women in America" Wednesday as organizers of the "A Day Without a Woman" strike called for women to take the day off.
Newly minted Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson is currently under fire for referring to slaves as immigrants. But former President Barack Obama said the same thing in 2015 without fanfare.
Petr Jasek, a Czech missionary and journalist convicted of espionage and sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Sudanese court in January, has been pardoned and released by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir after a diplomatic intervention.
At least eight people were left dead and another 28 injured when a stampede for free food being distributed by the Church of Christ in poverty-stricken Zambia erupted at a prayer meeting that attracted some 35,000 people Sunday.
Machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed, could allow clinicians to predict who will attempt suicide up to two years in advance with 80 percent accuracy says a new study.
Faith Green, 39, a pastor's daughter from Michigan whose husband, Gregory Green, 50, forced her to watch as he murdered her four children last September after she tried to get a divorce, told him justice will come when he "burn[s] in hell." Her statement on Wednesday was made as a judge sentenced him to serve at least 47 years in prison for his crimes.
Aaron and Melissa Klein, a Christian couple from Oregon who lost their bakery and were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding in 2013, had their case heard in a court of law for the first time Thursday and they are now praying the court will rule in their favor.
Are charter schools overrated? Four education experts debated the question before an audience in New York City Wednesday night and most people agreed after hearing arguments that the charter school movement needs work.
Despite criticism from conservatives like evangelist Franklin Graham who likened raising money for Planned Parenthood to "raising money to fund a Nazi death camp," Barbara Pierce Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, called support for the organization a "really good investment" at a luncheon that raised more than $400,000 for the abortion giant Wednesday.
Briarwood Presbyterian Church, a flagship congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America with about 4,100 members in Birmingham, Alabama, has asked the state for its own police department to patrol its campuses and they are likely to get it, according to the church's lawyer.