A Harvard historian admitted recently that she "absolutely" has doubts about the authenticity of the ancient papyrus fragment that she calls the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife."
Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church was hospitalized Tuesday after experiencing pain in his arms. The renowned Southern California pastor will be undergoing a series of tests to determine what the cause is
The so-called "Gospel of Jesus' Wife" isn't sending shockwaves through the Christian world as some publications have reported. In fact, many are dismissing the ancient fragment as either insignificant or forged.
A historian from Harvard Divinity School revealed on Tuesday what she claims to be a fourth century fragment of papyrus containing the phrase (in Coptic) "Jesus said to them, 'My wife ... '" The small fragment – referred to as the Gospel of Jesus' Wife – suggests that some early Christians might have held the view that Jesus was married.
Some groups are rejecting reports that China has banned forced abortion, asserting that the abhorrent practice is still a reality. Any rhetoric coming out of the Chinese government that it will no longer force women to abort is just that – rhetoric, the groups say.
Over 1,000 pastors are set to defy the IRS next month by intentionally preaching on politics. The ultimate goal is to reach the court so that the "muzzle" on churches can be declared unconstitutional.
Amid confusion about his sexual identity, Exodus International President Alan Chambers has released statements over the last week, clarifying recent remarks that he is neither gay nor heterosexual.
Following international outcry, China's Population and Family Planning Commission issued an order to ban the use of forced abortion when enforcing its one-child policy. The directive is being hailed as a significant step forward in human rights.
Should Christians vote for a Mormon presidential candidate? That's the question many evangelicals are grappling with as the November election draws near.
Steve Carr may be a man but he knows the pressures and expectations women face when it comes to beauty and success. "Our culture's definition of beauty is impossible to achieve by most. However, if you buy the right products or get the right injections or have the right surgery, you can have a better life!"
Just two months ahead of the November presidential election, Pastor Rick Warren said Sunday that Christians should gain courage and not apologize for voting in accordance with their worldview.
A member of the Exodus International board resigned this week, citing concerns over recent remarks made by Exodus President Alan Chambers. It was just three weeks ago when John Warren, who stepped down Thursday as treasurer of the Exodus International Board of Directors, defended Chambers for his biblical view of sin and repentance.
Exodus International President Alan Chambers apologized to a Christian radio host this week for blasting her following a heated interview. "I owe Janet Mefferd and all of you an apology. In the heat of anger over how she has treated me on her show, once where I wasn't present and once where I was, I pulled a comment out and blasted her and asked all of you to do the same."
Youcef Nadarkhani, the Iranian pastor who captured the hearts of millions as he stood firm in his faith while facing execution, has been acquitted of apostasy.
A conservative Christian radio host didn't hold back her criticism when interviewing Exodus International President Alan Chambers on Wednesday over his views on homosexuality, repentance and salvation.
"God" is back in the Democratic National Convention's platform after delegates voted Wednesday to amend it. Along with adding a reference to God to the party platform, delegates also recognized that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
Salaries for megachurch pastors have increased over the last two years after a short period of stagnation, a new report reveals.
Days before the opening of the Democratic National Convention, thousands of Christians converged in Charlotte on Sunday to repent and pray for revival in the face of what they see as a "national crisis."
Pastors in Pennsylvania are overcoming their fears and rising to the challenge of preaching on political and cultural issues from the pulpit. On Sunday, the Pennsylvania Pastors Network launched its second Pulpit Sunday where preachers in the state didn't shy away from politics.
South Carolina Pastor Perry Noble made the bold goal of seeing 3,000 people receive Christ in one weekend. Though he didn't reach that number, he's celebrating 1,251 salvations.
Though a federal judge recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wheaton College against the Obama administration over its contraception mandate, the evangelical college is claiming partial victory for rewritten "safe harbor" regulations.
In an interview with Lisa Ling, Exodus International President Alan Chambers reiterated his beliefs that gay Christians can go to heaven. Chambers also commented on the need for churches to change their approach to homosexuals.
A board member of Exodus International, a ministry that helps those struggling with same-sex attraction, maintains that a believer's salvation is secure not because of one's performance but because of Jesus.
As debate over Calvinism has become heated in the Southern Baptist Convention, one of the denomination's key leaders announced this week that he has formed a group to figure out how to work together.
TV news coverage of Wednesday's shooting at the Washington, D.C., offices of conservative group Family Research Council has either been scarce or slow to report on the possible political motive, says one media watchdog.