The average salary for a lead pastor in a megachurch is $147,000, according to a recent survey. The survey found that the median salary has largely remained the same over the past few years even as attendance at large churches increased.
Author and speaker Erwin McManus believes that all the innovators and early adopters have been filtered out of church leadership.
The creators of faith-based film "To Save A Life" launched on Monday a weeklong campaign aimed at touching one million lives.
Since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, World Vision says it has witnessed a notable increase in corporate donations and interest in disaster relief from a host of companies.
Evangelist Franklin Graham concluded his monthlong Rock the River evangelistic tour on Saturday with more than 8,000 youths in Western Canada.
More than 1,100 Lutherans, many of whom split from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, established a new denomination on Friday.
The niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is pushing back against fellow African-American Christians who have accused her of hijacking the civil rights movement for her own political agenda – namely to protect the unborn.
Evangelicals have come out rejecting growing opinion that President Barack Obama is a Muslim. He is a Christian, they say.
About one out of every eight adults is an "ex-Christian," a new survey reveals. a new survey reveals. These include those who left the Protestant or Catholic tradition and now report being atheist, agnostic or some other faith
After a tumultuous yet successful TV ad run during the 2010 Super Bowl, Focus on the Family will be rolling out a new ad campaign this weekend when the Denver Broncos open their preseason against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Assemblies of God may not be on the frontlines, broadcasting their positions on political issues, but that's a calculative move, according to the head of the denomination.
A humanist group has launched another billboard blitz telling the public that it's OK to sleep in on Sundays, among other things.
For some reason in America, it's weird when somebody stands up and says "I love my church," lamented a megachurch pastor.
Virginia native John Upton was elected Saturday to lead the Baptist World Alliance as its new president. The long-time Baptist succeeds David Coffey of the United Kingdom.
Thousands of Baptists from around the world have converged in Honolulu this week for the 20th Baptist World Congress. Outgoing BWA president David Coffey opened up the gathering challenging Baptists to hear the Holy Spirit.
As United Methodists in the U.S. continue to count losses in worship attendance and membership, the denomination is re-evaluating its structures and making efforts to identify and address the challenges it faces.
Talks of a continued commitment toward ecumenism, or church unity, dominated the stage Wednesday at the Lutheran World Federation's assembly.
Just a month after launching his new church in a barn next to his home, Ted Haggard plans to move services to a bigger venue to accommodate growing attendance.
Churches with a high number of small groups, effective lay leadership, faithful pastors, and both traditional and contemporary services tend to be the healthiest, a new study shows.
Contrary to several media reports, Crystal Cathedral founder the Rev. Robert H. Schuller is not retiring.
The Presbyterian Church in America adopted a new plan to help the denomination deal with slowed growth and a changing culture.
Known for "intelligent Christian conversation," prominent theologian and cultural commentator Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., is hosting his final live radio program Friday.
An annual Christian music festival has drawn unexpected controversy over one of its featured speakers – Jim Wallis.
Gallup has recorded small upticks in churchgoing over the past two years. The latest poll found that 43.1 percent of Americans reported weekly or almost weekly church attendance, up from 42.1 percent in 2008.
"It's easy to say ... we are evangelicals. Yes, but I wonder just how reductionist, how inadequate is our understanding of Jesus, said a prominent theologian.