Pro-life Evangelical leaders are hoping to build upon the success of the annual March for Life by hosting their first-ever pro-life conference in the nation's capital.
Scheduled to be held Jan. 21-22, the "Evangelicals for Life" event will be hosted by Focus on the Family and the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Evangelicals owe "an incalculable debt" to Roman Catholics who created the March for Life, said ERLC President Russell Moore during an on-the-record conference call Tuesday that included Focus on the Family Community Outreach Vice President Kelly Rosati. more >>
Some three weeks before he shot dead semi-pro football player Deante Smith, 25, whose wife he allegedly impregnated, Pastor Keon Allison of City of God Church in Detroit, Michigan, declared that he has only been with one woman in the 15 years he's been saved.
The declaration, which came during a fiery sermon delivered in September to his congregation, appears to have been a reaction to raging accusations Smith made publicly on social media that Allison had been having an affair with his wife, Tykia.
Smith, who was mentored by Allison and was once an active member of his flock until late-summer, alleged that his wife had aborted a pregnancy that resulted from an affair with the preacher. more >>
For example, hundreds of you have shared with us your decision-making process when you leave a church.
Though there are many different reasons given, these pastors did share one reason much more frequently than any others: more >>
A former employee of Presbyterian Church (USA) who sued the denomination over claims of defamation has filed an appeal.
The Rev. Roger Dermody, former deputy executive director for mission at the Presbyterian Mission Agency, filed the appeal last week before the Court of Appeals of Kentucky, according to Presbyterian News Service.
In April of 2010, Dermody accepted the position of deputy executive director for mission. He had previously served as executive pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church of Los Angeles, a 3,000-member congregation with an annual budget in 2010 of approximately $9.8 million. more >>
Presidential candidate Jeb Bush touted his success in defunding Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest abortion provider, as governor of Florida during a forum held at a Christian university on Friday.
"Life is precious. And it is something that should be protected. As governor of the state of Florida I got to do just that. I did it with my arms wide open, I didn't do it as any secret plan," said Bush during the forum at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
"I defunded Planned Parenthood," he added, receiving applause from the largely conservative student audience present. more >>
Tykia Smith, wife of the late semi-pro football player Deante Smith, 25, allegedly aborted a pregnancy that resulted from an affair with her pastor. According to friends and family members, she then pretended she miscarried before her husband was shot dead by the pastor during a confrontation inside his church on Sunday.
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office told The Christian Post Thursday that they are reviewing the case to see what charges, if any, will stem from Smith's death.
Emotions continue to run high among family members and friends of Smith over his death at the hands of his estranged pastor, identified as Keon Allison. more >>