Pastor Jay Bakker of Revolution Church NYC has released a new book in which he encourages Christians to doubt, question and re-examine their beliefs and the Bible in pursuit of the "unknown God of limitless grace" that he's come to know through his own faith journey.
Lent is in full swing for many Christians who started their 46-day period (40 not counting Sundays) of self-denial on Ash Wednesday, with some taking up a fast of food or alcohol, cutting back on watching television, or refraining from using social media in an effort to gain ground in their spiritual life.
Former Mars Hill Bible Church pastor Rob Bell has released a trailer and tour dates for his new book, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, in which the Christian author and minister does for God "what he did for heaven and hell in Love Wins," according to the publisher.
The GameChanger Coaches Leadership Summit, scheduled to take place in Dallas next week, will draw together dynamic speakers and leaders from the world of sports to encourage attendees to stand in the gap to help impact "a fatherless generation."
A California pastor has taken his congregation to the Bible in an effort to dispel the fear and anxiety he believes has gripped many people amid the national debate on gun control, while also taking some Christians to task for "worshipping" their weapons.
MC Jin, born Jin Au-Yeung, recently spoke with The Christian Post about his transition from the days of pursuing fame as a Ruff Ryder and BET freestyle champion, to finding God and success during a nearly four-year stay in Hong Kong. The Chinese-American rapper, now back in New York, also spoke with CP about refocusing his hip-hop career with the goal of making an impact for Christ.
Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen, who along with wife, Victoria Osteen, will be leading "A Night of Hope" in Las Vegas, Friday night, has said that he avoids speaking on controversial issues because he doesn't want anyone to feel excluded from his messages.
Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., will appear at Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs next week to discuss religious freedom at a time when individuals and institutions are being challenged about putting their faith into public practice.
Bishop Eddie Long of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Georgia was warned about the alleged financial shenanigans of Ephren Taylor long before the businessman managed to convince members of his congregation to hand over more than a million dollars for investment deals, which the federal government says were part of an elaborate scam.
An online comedic group known by the name of Blimey Cow has turned heads this week with its latest video, a tutorial titled "How to Write a Worship Song (In 5 Minutes or Less)," lampooning popular praise songs found in some Christian churches.
Ten years ago at age 20, Jin Au-Yeung, otherwise known as MC Jin or just Jin, became the first Chinese solo rapper to sign with a major record label, a deal birthed from his equally historic freestyle rap battles on BET's "106 & Park." Suddenly, he was everywhere — in magazines and movies, on other artists' albums. Jin had finally arrived — or so he thought.
Arkansas will be joining a handful of other states that allow guns in places of worship after the state House approved the Church Protection Act of 2013, which Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to sign into law and which will become effective immediately.
Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll recently came to the defense of fellow Christian minister Joel Osteen, while admitting that his "Reformed brothers like to treat Pastor Joel like a pinata."
An ad created by Chrysler that uses conservative Christian and celebrated broadcaster Paul Harvey's 1978 "God Made a Farmer" tribute has emerged as a favorite among Super Bowl viewers.
The Cyrus Cylinder, cited as extra-biblical evidence of an Old Testament account involving the exile of ancient Jews, is scheduled to make stops at various museums in the U.S. this year, before returning to its home at the British Museum.