The lobbying entity of the nation's largest Protestant denomination has made it clear that it is against predatory practices that take advantage of the poor, having joined a broad coalition earlier this year organized to "raise awareness about famili..
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Bible Epic 'Risen' Linked to Mel Gibson's 'The Passion of the Christ' Faces Questions of Anti-Semitism Months Before Release
Sony Pictures Entertainment has closely linked its upcoming faith-based film "Risen," about the hunt for Jesus Christ's crucified body, to the controversial 2004 blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ," claiming that the thriller picks up where Mel G..
Pope Francis' Meeting With 9/11 Families and Multi-Religious Service at Ground Zero to Be Highly Symbolic
The eyes of the world will be on Pope Francis when he makes a visit to the western hemisphere next month, stopping first in Cuba before heading north to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. But his stop at the Ground Zero memorial in NYC..
Kanye West's Pastor-Friend Believes His 'Rich In Faith' Reality Show 'Will 'Encourage a Lot of People'
Rich Wilkerson, Jr., pastor of Vous Church in Miami and close friend of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, recently shared that he has wrapped filming for his upcoming Oxygen reality show and is "believing it's going to encourage a lot of people."
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Hillsong Church Pastor Bobbie Houston, Horrified by Islamic State's 'Theology of Rape,' Mobilizes Women Everywhere to Pray
Stirred by a report of how the Islamic State uses the Quran to justify systematic sexual violence against women and young girls, Hillsong Church pastor Bobbie Houston has called on women everywhere to pray over the shocking and abhorrent situation in..
'Prophet' Confronts Pastor John MacArthur With Message 'From God' That He Is 'in Error' Before Congregation
A man clad in black declaring himself to be a prophet took California megachurch pastor John MacArthur and congregants by surprise when he purposefully stormed the altar to deliver a message of rebuke that he claimed was from God during a recent Sund..
Outspoken NFL Star Benjamin Watson Takes on Race and Religion in First Book 'Under Our Skin' After Ferguson Response Thrust Him Into Spotlight
After initially ignoring calls to write a book about his thoughts on certain hot-button issues, NFL tight end and outspoken Christian Benjamin Watson has decided to tackle race and religion head-on in his first book, "Under Our Skin: Getting Real abo..
In what might be called an ink blot test on the national mood, a photo of a length of rope dangling from the celebrated Prayer Tower at Oral Roberts University was perceived by some as a hangman's noose and subsequently blew up on the Internet this w..
Joyce Meyer Was Never Paid $900,000 and Her Nonprofit Does Not Pay Expenses for Or Own Board Members' Homes, Rep Says in Q&A About Financial Practices
For a recent article about Joyce Meyer Ministries' latest annual report, The Christian Post contacted its representatives with questions about the contents of the financial statements and also sought clarification on previously reported controversial..
A representative for Joyce Meyer Ministries insists that the non-profit organization has long valued transparency and financial accountability and was not, in fact, moved to make significant changes to its financial operations due to being targeted b..
Bishop T.D. Jakes has clarified that his method of ministering to gay people who choose to attend The Potter's House church was "evolving" and said he does not endorse same-sex marriage, after a recent HuffPost Live interview led some viewers to beli..
Gay Couple at Center of Hillsong Controversy Say They've Been 'Open and Forthright' About Relationship 'From the Get-Go'
The two gay men at the center of a controversy regarding their involvement with popular and influential Hillsong Church insist they have been open about their relationship from the very beginning, and "have been in conversation with Hillsong NYC's le..
Christian Politician and Sons Allegedly Bilked 300 Believers Out of $18 Million Using End-Times Fear of 'Mystery Babylon'
A former Tennessee state legislator and his two sons have been charged with multiple counts of wire fraud for allegedly conning more than 300 Christians into buying gold and silver through their financial consulting company, and did so by convincing ..
Louis Farrakhan Urges Crowd to 'Kill Those Who Kill Us,' Calls for Retaliation in Speech at Baptist Church
Nation of Islam leader minister Louis Farrakhan told a reported crowd of 1,500 blacks gathered at a historic Baptist church in Miami that "we should kill those who kill us," after referencing what he said was a Quranic teaching on retaliation. His co..
Hillsong's Brian Houston 'Corrects' Report That 'Openly Gay Couple' Leads NYC Church Choir, Insists Stance on Homosexuality 'Absolutely' Has Not Changed
Hillsong Church founding pastor Brian Houston insists that his Sydney-based megachurch has made "absolutely no change" in regard to its "stance on homosexuality and gay marriage," after a critical blog post claimed that two engaged openly gay men wer..
White Episcopal Priest Claims He and Black Wife Were Separated and Questioned About Drugs by Cops During Family Road Trip
A white Maryland Episcopal priest tells of an encounter with police officers that he, his black wife, also a priest, their bi-racial son and his wife's brother experienced during a recent road trip in a Facebook post that has captured public attentio..
Lysa TerKeurst's 'First 5' Bible App Encouraging Christians to Give God the First 5 Minutes of Their Day Goes Viral
Lysa TerKeurst, bestselling author and Proverbs 31 Ministries president, wants her First 5 app to get Christians into the habit of reaching for the Word before giving the world their full attention — and it seems many women are eager to do just that.
Joyce Meyer, Former Focus of Senate Probe, Was Paid $250K While Ministry Earned $110.5 Million in 2014
Joyce Meyer, popular Bible teacher and preacher, has shared with her supporters the latest financial report detailing her ministry's assets, expenditures, and the results of its charitable and evangelistic undertakings. The ministry's production of p..
The Rev. Chris Hill, senior pastor of The Potter's House of Denver in Colorado, has shared that members of his congregation who were once critical of the presence of armed guards in the sanctuary now understand the necessity of such security measures..