Bishop T.D. Jakes, founder and senior pastor of the Potter's House in Texas and a producer of the movie remake, "Sparkle," praised Whitney Houston Thursday for her performance in her final film role.
Senior Pastor Sheila Coleman has temporarily left the board of directors of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries "while the ministry goes through a time of transition," the church announced Wednesday via a public relations firm.
Crystal Cathedral Ministries' senior pastor Sheila Coleman has addressed the sale of the church's signature Garden Grove, Calif. property once again in a recent blog post, noting how attached her congregation was to the iconic glass structure.
A group of 100-odd members of a community of Christian Indonesian refugees who fled their country due to religious persecution 10 years ago and have been living in Highland Park, N.J. illegally, have appealed to President Barack Obama for help in an open letter earlier this week, as they face imminent deportation and renewed persecution.
Several reports of persecution against Christians from around the globe have emerged this week, including the Church of England pressuring the U.K. government to aid religious minorities in Nigeria, Iranian authorities reportedly invading another house church, and 35 Ethiopian Christians imprisoned in Saudi Arabia reportedly being pressured to convert to Islam.
Islamic law is increasingly used by authoritarian governments and extremist forces in the Muslim world to acquire and consolidate power, experts say, which is becoming an increasing threat to religious minorities, especially Christians.
Despite predictions that the threat of homegrown terrorism among U.S. Muslims would continue to rise, a new report indicates the opposite – that there is no immediate threat from American-based Islamic terrorists.
In stark contrast to most mainstream Christian leaders, especially those of the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S., a coalition of 22 Christian, Jewish and Muslim institutions has emerged expressing support for President Barack Obama's controversial contraception mandate that affects many faith-based institutions.
A group of Christians from Ethiopia said to be unlawfully imprisoned in Saudi Arabia has been facing increased pressure to convert to Islam, a Christian human rights advocacy group informed The Christian Post.
More than 100 bishops and 30 religious superiors convened in Rome for a symposium billed as a "global initiative on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults," the first such event on this scale, in which Vatican officials plan to address the sexual abuse of minors by clergy members. However, victims remain skeptical that any true change will come as a result of the meeting.
Crystal Cathedral, the Garden Grove, Calif., megachurch founded by the Rev. Robert Schuller more than 50 years ago, appears to be headed for a name change as well as a new design of the iconic church building, according to the property's new owner, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange.
A video showing minister Paula White being wrapped in a Torah scroll by controversial rabbi and television personality Ralph Messer has emerged only days after White's attorney denied the pastor's endorsement of Messer following a "coronation" ceremony involving Bishop Eddie Long.
Sheila Coleman, senior pastor of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries, conveyed last week just how upset her parents, the ministry's founders, Robert H. Schuller and his wife Arvella, have been over losing their Garden Grove, Calif., property to the Roman Catholic Church.
More than one in four voters pointed to celebrated Denver Broncos' player Tim Tebow when asked which NFL playoff quarterback they would choose for president of the United States in the 2012 elections, a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll of likely voters has revealed.
Several reports of persecution against Christians from around the globe have emerged this week, including an update on violence against Christians in Nigeria, the deadly 2010 bombing of an Iraqi church, attacks against Christians in India and a bombing of a missionary Bible college in Sudan.
The toppling of Saddam Hussein's regime might have brought democracy to the country, but it also unleashed sectarian violence that has been taking a toll on the country's religious minorities, experts warn.
Pastors seem to spend very little time addressing environmental issues in churches, and some critics suspect that might be due to fears of being labeled "liberal." But some church leaders who see the importance of God's creation say it should not be so.
A group of Indonesian Christian immigrants and their supporters led by a New Jersey pastor attempted to pressure a U.S. senator in his Newark office Thursday morning into supporting a bill that would help the group fight against deportation orders.
A Bible college in Sudan functioning under Franklin Graham's missionary ministry, Samaritan's Purse, was bombed Wednesday and the ministry alleges the attack was launched by the Sudanese air force.
Can playing games on Facebook actually bring some good results? Yes, and increasingly so, say creators of online games that aim to save lives in addition to entertain.
A video clip showing Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church being crowned by Rabbi Ralph Messer during one of the church's televised services has gone viral, with members of the Christian community expressing complete confusion over the video.
Without Walls Central, the opulent Lakeland, Fla., property belonging to Paula White, who also leads Without Walls International Church in Tampa, has been "abandoned" by White and left to decay, a visitor to the property alleges.
Some congregation members of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries have failed in their last-minute attempt to keep the signature Garden Grove, Calif. property by claiming a 99-year lease, as the Santa Ana bankruptcy court ordered Monday to proceed with the sale to a Catholic Diocese.
As the eradication of Islamic extremism in Nigeria appears to lag, and the animosity between the Muslim population of the North and mostly southern Christian population fails to cease, many observers call for the Christian community to put a greater pressure on the Nigerian government.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) will hold an Egypt Summit in Washington, D.C., from Feb. 7-8, at the request of Christian leaders in Egypt, the organization has announced.