Following the brouhaha over Eugene Peterson's comments on same-sex marriage (and megachurches), some pastors have come to the evangelical author's defense, arguing that many have oversimplified his remarks into something tweetable.
Some of the most popular biblical stories are frequently misappropriated in pastors' sermons, according to a theology professor whose new book explores how key aspects of these stories are often misunderstood.
It happened in the last three months or so. Neil Ahlsten didn't even know it was a "thing." Single Christian women having a hard time dealing with their status have been flocking to his new meditation app called Abide to find solace.
Days after NewSpring Church leaders dismissed him as still biblically unfit to preach at the church he founded and was fired from last July for alcoholism and other sins, Perry Noble shot back that he "never felt qualified" at any time while he was leading the church.
A group of conservative Anglicans have written a letter on the growing divide in the Church of England on LGBT issues, warning of a coming rebellion in the face of what they called the "capitulation to secular values."
Word of Faith Fellowship Church, a decades old controversial evangelical sect in Spindale, North Carolina, was accused on Monday of enticing young members of the Brazilian branch of their church to come to America on tourist and student visas, then coercing them to illegally work "like slaves" without pay.
Despite Perry Noble's return to preaching after successfully completing rehab, leaders of NewSpring — South Carolina's largest church — say their founder, who was fired from his job as senior pastor last July for alcohol abuse and other "unfortunate choices and decisions," is still not biblically qualified to preach.
A disciplinary panel of The Episcopal Church has recommended that a California bishop be suspended for three years for trying to sell a congregation's property to a townhouse developer without its permission.
Nearly one year ago, Sam Eaton, a millennial from Minneapolis, wrote a blog post detailing "12 reasons millennials are over church." Since then, he has received thousands of hateful and angry comments. But what he wants Christians to know is that that was his love letter to the American church.
Eddie Hilburn, a married associate pastor and father of three at The Woodlands First Baptist Church in Texas, resigned from his position Friday, a day after he was arrested by a Harris County Sheriff's deputy who he allegedly paid for sex.
Former NewSpring Church senior pastor Perry Noble marked on Thursday one year since he left for rehab in Tuscon, Arizona. It was a time when he was battling suicidal thoughts after he lost his job, was separated from his wife, and felt that he had "lost everything."
Saddleback Church co-founder and best-selling author Kay Warren wished her late son, Matthew, a "happy birthday in Heaven" on Tuesday, four years after he took his life following a long struggle with mental illness. He would have been 32.
Members of Light of the World Christian Center, a megachurch in Topeka, Kansas, say they'll remember Pastor Greg Varney for his "unwavering commitment" to God after it was announced that he died on Monday.
The president of a major research company that frequently measures trends in the church revealed data showing that the smaller the church, the more likely it is in decline. But one small-town pastor says large church size does not necessarily mean good spiritual health and what the American church really lacks is five-fold ministry.
Popular gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell, who was publicly vilified last December for a fiery sermon in which she preached against a "perverted homosexual spirit" embarrassing the church, is now being criticized for collaborating with hip-hop mogul Jay-Z on his new album 4:44, where his mother, Gloria Carter, comes out as a lesbian.
A black academic from Oklahoma is renouncing his Southern Baptist ordination because of the massive support for Donald Trump within the denomination, and alleges the SBC is "complicit" in the rise of the alt-right. Yet noted SBC leaders believe he is furthering a misleading narrative that does not reflect the reality of Southern Baptist life and thinking.
A deacon at the historic Marble Collegiate Church President Donald Trump once attended in Manhattan has launched a large-scale search for a kidney donor after a hard-fought but successful battle with cancer left his own kidneys significantly damaged.
Dr. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, has offered three key lessons for Christians to take from the "agonizing" gay marriage ordeal of Eugene Peterson.
Parishioners of Union Hill Baptist Church in Brownsboro, Texas, mourned their late pastor and father of five, Trevor Morris, 40, on Sunday three days after the Marine Corps veteran died in a crash on his way to his other job as vice president at Burton Oil Service Operations Thursday.
Fear has been cited as a major reason many Christians don't share their faith with others. But one Southern Baptist says there are many more reasons Christians are reluctant to share the Gospel, including not being real believers.
Controversial author and spiritual teacher Rob Bell insisted that he is "as traditional as it gets" despite evangelicals finding fault in his views on Hell, and said that famous evangelist Billy Graham helped shape his beliefs.
Family members of Dr. Walter Martin, founder of the Christian Research Institute, are calling on current CRI president Hank Hanegraaff to step down due to his conversion from evangelicalism to Eastern Orthodoxy.