Several members of the Southern Acres Christian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, who have been lobbying to remove the pastor over allegations of financial impropriety and abuse of power, were turned away from the church Sunday to avoid "disruption" in the house of God.
A week after Teaching Pastor Andy Savage of Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tennessee, took a leave of absence over a "sexual incident" with a 17-year-old former parishioner that occurred 20 years ago in Texas, Highpoint Lead Pastor Chris Conlee denounced bloggers who have been critical.
Sophia Lawrence's mother sat quietly in the front row of her small church and listened in silence with other congregants as her daughter testified how she was raped at just 8 years old. When her daughter told the church who her abuser was, however, Lawrence's mother exploded from her seat and threatened her child with death from God and the "blood of Jesus."
A mother of two has filed a lawsuit against former Church for Life pastor Robert Litzinger and his wife Cindy, alleging sexual battery, assault and harassment stemming from a slew of incidents, including teaching young women how to masturbate and orgasm in preparation for their husbands in pre-marriage classes.
A judge in Comal County, Texas, could face disciplinary action after he was accused of trying to influence a trial by telling jurors that God told him a woman accused of trafficking her teenage niece was innocent.
The severely malnourished and abused children of arrested Christian couple David Allen Turpin, 57, and his 49-year-old wife Louise, who were rescued Sunday from their home by police in Perris, California, after their 17-year-old sibling escaped and alerted authorities, spent two years plotting their freedom from the house of horror.
More than a week after Instagram deleted a post from megachurch Pastor Jamal Bryant for not "promoting harmony" because he urged a boycott of Swedish clothing retail giant H&M over racist advertising, an official from Facebook, which owns the application, said it was a "mistake."
Thanks to the support of his deep-pocketed partners, Texas-based televangelist Kenneth Copeland of Kenneth Copeland Ministries has acquired a new multimillion dollar Gulfstream V jet that he says will help him do the Lord's work and help him avoid having to contend with "demons" that travel on commercial airlines.
Dr. Melina Abdullah, professor and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, recently conducted a libation ceremony inside the Hollywood United Methodist Church to summon the spiritual energy of dead civil rights leaders and other blacks who died at the hands of police officers.
A Christian couple arrested for torture and child endangerment after their 13 children were rescued from their filthy home on the weekend only allowed the severely malnourished children to eat once a day and one shower a year, according to law enforcement officials.
A 44-year-old man who says his life has been changed by the Lord confessed to police in Shasta County, California, that he murdered a man nearly 25 years ago and wanted to do "the right thing" after suffering through a guilt-ridden life.
Pastor Jamal Bryant says the Facebook owned photo-sharing application Instagram deleted a post he shared last week calling on his supporters to boycott Swedish clothing retail giant H&M over racist advertising and chided him for not "promoting harmony."
The home of a California couple known in their community as a good Christian family was revealed to be a house of horror Sunday morning when local police rescued their 13 children, some of whom were found "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings."
Teaching Pastor Andy Savage of Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tennessee, says he offered to resign from his post when he publicly confessed a week ago to his congregation that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old while he was her youth pastor in Texas 20 years ago.
Megachurch pastor Jentezen Franklin who leads the Free Chapel Church and serves as a member of President Donald Trump's evangelical advisory council condemned on Sunday recent comments allegedly made by the president and branded as racist in which he called Haiti, El Salvador and nations in Africa "s***hole countries."
Greg Locke, the popular and outspoken internet preacher and lead pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Tennessee admitted Thursday that he is now divorced but said his marriage was not destroyed by adultery and implied that he wasn't the one that initiated the divorce.
Jordan Baird, pop singer and the son of senior pastors David and Jo Ann Baird of The Life Church in Virginia, was convicted Thursday of five counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor related to the abuse of an underage girl.
Embattled Highpoint Memphis Church Teaching Pastor Andy Savage insisted a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her as a teenager lied about the nature of their "consensual" encounter as he announced he is taking a leave of absence to allow an independent audit of his ministry Thursday.
After two months of fighting for his life in the hospital, Ryland Ward, a 5-year-old boy who was shot five times and lost his mother and two of his sisters in the massacre at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas last November, is expected to return home on Thursday.
Members of Repairers Kansas City, a charismatic non-denominational church in Missouri, are grieving in shock after learning that a zealous newlywed elder of their church has been arrested and charged with first-degree premeditated murder of his wife, who is also a beloved minister.
Teaching Pastor Andy Savage of Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tennessee, won't be charged with a crime after recently confessing to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl while he was her youth pastor 20 years ago, Texas law enforcement officials say.
In his new book, How to Guarantee Your Children Will Go to Heaven, youth pastor and Christian comedian the Rev. Jamar Haynes Lee says he was given a message by God to show Christians how they can guarantee their children make it to heaven.