"The Sing Off" competition show produced by Mark Burnett premieres Wednesday night on NBC and will feature groups of acapella singers competing for a chance to win $50,000. Melissa Green, a worship pastor and former member of the Christian contemporary group Avalon, will be competing on the show with the prison outreach group Timothy's Gift.
The Micah Summit, an event that reflects on the progress of the Millennium Declaration made by the U.N. in 2000 which vowed to solve issues in the world such as poverty and hunger, hosted its Celebration and Sorrow event at the Church Center in New York City last week.
Theologian and founder of Evangelicals for Social Action Ron Sider recently spoke at the Micah Summit Event in New York City where he discussed the impact of Catholics and Evangelicals working together for social reform.
A U.K.-based Christian apologist has penned a new book titled, Why Suffering<i/> that attempts to explain why suffering occupies a major part of the human experience, and why God continues to allow it to exist in the world.
The wife of Mikey Weinstein, president and founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation that advocates for the separation of church and state, has written a book accusing Christians of sending profanity-laced letters to her husband.
The Assyrian Democratic Movement has announced the formation of the Nineveh Plain Protection Units, a militia largely comprised of Christian volunteers created to defend civilians from ISIS. The NPU also hopes to recapture land that was taken over by the terrorist organization.
Rob Bell, the infamous pastor who once led Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and wrote several envelope pushing books, such as "Love Wins," was recently asked if he still thought of himself as Evangelical after radically shifting his views on eternal hell and gay marriage in recent years.
Former Christian singer Jennifer Knapp who came out as a lesbian a few years back discussed the importance of the conversation about homosexuality in the church during an interview on the Bad Christian Podcast last Sunday.
John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, described President Barack Obama as "one of the most anti-Semitic presidents" in U.S. history while speaking at an event for the Zionist Organization of America.
An ornate wooden crucifix made in Italy and a statue of the Virgin Mary miraculously survived a four-alarm fire that destroyed much of the historic Holy Cross Catholic Church in San Jose, California, that over 100 firefighters battled on Sunday.
A former New York pastor was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to charges of possessing child pornography. Members of his congregation said he claimed to be the victim of a "conspiracy between the FBI and gay community," according to prosecutors.
A Fayetteville, North Carolina, pastor will be hosting a gun buy-back program Saturday in an effort to curb street violence in his community. Some residents are skeptical about the initiative, a first for the city, fearing that law-abiding citizens will be giving up their weapons while criminals remain armed.