New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, announced Monday that the homegoing service for the late Bishop Eddie Long will be held on Jan. 25.
Pastor James MacDonald, the founding and senior pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel in the Chicago area, started a three-week series, "This is What We Do," and in his first sermon on Sunday he urged the congregation to welcome others in the church without judgment.
Eddie Long Dead: Recent Illness Was 'Aggressive Form of Cancer,' Cause of Death Explained by Wife Vanessa and New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
Bishop Eddie Long has died, according to a statement released by Georgia-based New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. The cause of death has been confirmed as cancer, the statement explained. Long was 63.
Hours after New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, announced the death of their controversial leader, Bishop Eddie Long on Sunday, the late preacher's daughter, Taylor, called her father "perfect" and said she didn't blame God for wanting him back.
What should a white pastor do to talk to their congregation about race, justice and reconciliation? At least three things, says David Bailey, who leads a ministry that equips churches and organizations to engage in reconciliation.
Washington National Cathedral will be hosting events in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, focusing both his legacy and current activism.
Famed evangelist Billy Graham says that individuals who give their lives to Christ are not immune to the temptations of life, and may face even greater temptation from Satan. But God will provide a way out.
A Christian university professor and an evangelical pastor who've been wounded by fellow Christians have written a heartfelt book that engages their pain but also explains why they cannot give up on the Church.
Harvest Christian Fellowship Senior Pastor Greg Laurie said that thinking that his son, Christopher, is in heaven helps him deal with the pain of his death, which he admitted makes birthdays, Christmas, and other celebrations difficult.
Cindy Reese, 41, a former music director of Sardis Baptist Church in Morris, Alabama, who was convicted of murdering her husband last month so she could continue an affair with her younger pastor, was sentenced to 40 years in prison Wednesday.
Pastor Mark Driscoll of Trinity Church in Arizona warned in a blog post on marriage alongside his wife, Grace, that spouses who are struggling to forgive their wife or husband for sins committed against them need to listen to what Jesus Christ had to say.
An Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow, Scotland, has stirred controversy after it allowed the reading of a verse from the Quran that denies Jesus Christ is God's Son during a recent church service.
As a New Year's resolution to lose weight, one of the nation's leading Evangelicals has temporarily given up meats and dairy and converted to a vegan diet.
Presbyterian Church (USA) has launched an online form for members of the mainline denomination to provide comments on the future of the PCUSA.
Marvin Sapp, a pastor and popular gospel singer/songwriter, finalized the purchase of a historic 160-year-old church in Muskegon, Michigan this week, according to the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids.
The Rev. Billy Graham recently clarified that it's "unwise" to assume that a person purposely lead a bad life knowing that they can convert on their deathbed.
In response to the question of a recently engaged man who sought counsel on how to be a good husband 100 days before his wedding day, Tennessee-based theologian John Piper advised that couples should be as open as possible, and on the same theological page.
A historic Baptist congregation in Washington, D.C. recently hired a same-sex married couple to serve as senior ministers for their church.
It's an insult to God when church leaders try to emulate the talents of other preachers instead of being themselves, said Texas-based Village Church Lead Pastor Matt Chandler.
A Muslim man who is deaf gave his life to Christ after a friend invited him to a Christian church where he was introduced to a sign language translation of the Bible for the first time.
The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ was not simply an end to His ministry, but the sole purpose for which He was born — to fulfill God's Divine plan to redeem humanity, says California-based Harvest Christian Fellowship Pastor Greg Laurie.
Francis Chan, a popular Christian author, is urging Christians to think about sharing the gospel as an impossible task like raising the dead, because to be a good evangelist you need "a miracle."
Former NewSpring Church senior pastor Perry Noble recently answered questions about whether he is coming back "too soon" after his struggles with alcohol, by pointing out that in the Bible, the Apostles Peter and Paul also made big mistakes but preached the Gospel soon after.
Pope Francis has condemned militant Islamist violence as "homicidal madness" on Monday and said leaders should improve social conditions that serve as fertile ground for fundamentalism and radicalisation.
Pastor Craig Groeschel, senior pastor of Life.Church, has started a new series, "I Want to Believe, But…," to address difficulties some have in believing in God. In the series' first sermon on Sunday, the megachurch pastor dealt with the notion that God should give us exactly what we want and when we want it.
Renowned evangelist Billy Graham says that the resurrection of Christ overcame the power of Satan and hell, but God's victory is not yet complete, and Satan's power is not yet destroyed.
A large annual college gathering of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has labeled the punishment God gave at the Tower of Babel "a holy nudge towards diversity." A pastor at the event also suggested that the Babel account is a myth.
Looking more lethargic and emaciated in recent days, controversial megachurch Pastor Eddie Long, who some members of the public have placed on a death watch due to his undisclosed "health challenge," is clinging to life and healing with faith, declaring to his congregation in a New Year's Eve message that "God ain't through with me."
At least 55,000 youth from 90 countries and all 50 U.S. states filled the Georgia Dome for the three-day Passion 2017 conference this week, and made history by sponsoring more than 7,000 children in El Salvador, Rwanda, Tanzania and Indonesia.
There is a direct relationship between physical health and spiritual health, says Pastor Shane Idleman of Westside Christian Fellowship church in Leona Valley, California.