The controversial Church of Scientology said to be home to Hollywood A-listers like Tom Cruise, John Travolta and allegedly Will Smith has been on a building binge since the organization announced its plan to shower the world with "Ideal Churches of ..
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Martin Luther King Jr's 'I Have a Dream' Speech Turns 50; Surprising Facts About MLK's Historic Remarks
As the nation commemorates this week the 50th anniversary of civil rights icon the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, some Americans might be surprised to learn that Dr. King was unaware that his remarks were being recorded, ..
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Texas Measles Outbreak Linked to Church Led by Kenneth Copeland's Daughter; Infection Spreads to Congregation, Staff, Day Care
Texas has been identified as ground zero for the latest measles outbreak after 25 cases were recently reported and at least 15 of those cases are tied to Eagle Mountain International Church in the city of Newark. The church is led by Terri Pearsons, ..
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Prosecutors Allege Kong Hee's City Harvest Church Controlled Production Company That Managed Sun Ho's Music Career
City Harvest Church founder and Senior Pastor Kong Hee and five other megachurch members accused of criminal breach of trust were back in court Monday. Prosecutors laid out more evidence suggesting that the defendants used a music production company ..
Lolo Jones, Jordin Sparks and 'The Blind Side' Star Quinton Aaron Join Nicolas Cage in 'Left Behind'
Track star and U.S. bobsledder Lolo Jones is the latest addition to the growing cast of the new "Left Behind" movie adapted from the fictional end times series made popular several years ago by authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.
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Antoinette Tuff, Hailed as a Hero Hostage, Credits 'Grace of God' After Talking Down Georgia School Gunman
Antoinette Tuff is being hailed as a hero for keeping her cool and persuading a 20-year-old man from using his AK-47 and 500 rounds on herself, students and teachers at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga., on Tuesday. But the ..
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Ephren Taylor, the self-proclaimed "social capitalist" and self-made millionaire accused of conning hundreds of Christians across the country out of millions of dollars, was recently spotted in Lenexa, Kan., outside a trendy massage parlor and apartm..
The cast of the new and controversial docu-series, "Preachers of L.A.," will be bringing church to social media by delivering Twitter sermons in a new promo campaign unfolding a month before the Oct. 9 premiere of the program on the Oxygen network.
Residents in Mulberry, Fla., have been pushing back against an invitation extended by a local man to have Dr. Terry Jones hold his annual Quran-burning in their town. But the Christian minister has said no one is going to stop him from burning nearly..
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The Internet, now in its 30s, is moving on from common top-level domains like .COM and .ORG, and the American Bible Society is fully in tow. The NYC-based organization revealed this week that it is just a matter of time before it takes control of the..
John Piper, founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and retired senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, was asked recently in a WORLD magazine interview for a solution to what he framed as the "God-ignoring, God-belittling frame of mind" that has g..
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New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, led by Bishop Eddie Long, shared that a high school football team made the decision to receive Christ during an altar call on Sunday, just two days after 16-year-old high school football player De'Antre Turman die..
U.S. Christian evangelist Scott Lively has failed in his attempt to have a lawsuit brought against him by a gay and lesbian advocacy group in Uganda dismissed. A Massachusetts federal judge said this week he was not persuaded by Lively's arguments ag..
The Great Cross Alliance, founded by a California family, is hoping that hundreds of thousands of Christians from every branch of the faith will help it raise the billion dollars needed to construct a cross monument 10 times the length of a professio..
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What do John Piper, Kirk Cameron and Pattie Mallette, mother of pop star Justin Bieber, have in common? The trio, among a long list of other nationally known figures, will head to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., this fall to ins..
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Austin C. Brown, who leads Willow Creek Community Church's diversity efforts, spoke with The Christian Post Wednesday about the Chicago-area megachurch's new "Race Matters" community event, as well as her experiences as a black female leader in "whit..