Two months after South Carolina Police began investigating Pastor Ralph Gordon Stair for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl and touching the breast of a 12-year-old-girl in his church while the congregation watched, the controversial radio evangelist, also known as Brother R.G. Stair, has been arrested.
Weeks after she was fired from her job as administrator in Lucas County, Ohio, former "first lady" of Abundant Life Ministries in Toledo Laura Lloyd-Jenkins has now joined her husband, the Rev. Cordell Jenkins, behind bars for allegedly obstructing a sex trafficking investigation against him.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shot down Friday media reports alleging that the nation's top public health agency had banned the use of seven words in official documents for next year's budget, including "transgender" and "fetus."
Two days after revealing that he had apologized to God for questioning why he needed to endure what he felt was a "season" of trials, the Rev. Arturo Da'Naire Frazier, a youth pastor at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Compton, California, was killed in a tragic car accident.
Darick Favors, a beloved bishop from Dallas, Texas, known for his miraculous "laying on of hands" was found dead from "unexplained" causes at a motel Wednesday, the Dallas Police Department said. A staff member at the motel told The Christian Post that he was discovered with "drugs" in his room.
The Australian government has recommended that celibacy be made optional for Catholic priests and that they be forced to report any child sexual abuse revealed to them. Recommendations were made in a recently concluded report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse aimed at protecting children.
In a case that is expected to go to trial next January, six families with a total of nine children have filed a lawsuit against The Corporation of the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, alleging it covered up child sex abuse by another member in West Virginia.
Dr. Julius Zant, a respected retired neurosurgeon-turned-pastor who was attacked by an armed man who threatened to kill him inside a Maryland church as he conducted a Bible study with his parishioners last Thursday, bravely fended off the robber by invoking the name of Jesus.
Greg Wood, a father of three and International Mission Board missionary who served a village of indigenous people in Mexico, has died from an aggressive brain cancer after a two-year struggle with the disease. He was 48.
A veteran Middletown, Pennsylvania, police officer has been suspended from work for 10 days for attending church while on active duty. He claims, however, that his constitutional right to religious freedom is being "infringed upon" by his supervisor and may sue.
A newlywed woman, who was getting ready to start a new chapter in life with her husband and daughter, was left nearly speechless after she suffered a massive stroke while testifying on stage about God's goodness at her church in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
There is a "special place in hell" for Republican leaders who don't support President Donald Trump, Trump's former chief political strategist Steve Bannon said at a rally for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Charles F. Stanley, the iconic Southern Baptist televangelist who has led the 13,000-member First Baptist Church Atlanta in Georgia for more than 40 years and founded In Touch Ministries, named Dr. Anthony George as his successor Sunday. But he plans to remain at the helm of the church as long as God gives him "health and strength."
Ron Carpenter Jr., pastor of the 21,000 member multi-campus Redemption Church headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, announced Sunday that he will be consolidating his church operations by stepping down as pastor of the Greenville campus where he has been for more than 25 years.
Four people were injured Monday morning after a suspected suicide bomber armed with a pipe bomb caused an explosion "supposedly in the name of ISIS" that sent commuters scrambling at The Port Authority Bus Terminal in Times Square which has been shut down "temporarily."
Former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and six term governor of Vermont, Howard Dean, quoted Scripture Thursday in slamming the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and conservatives who continue to support embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.
A 55-year-old self-styled prophet from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, who said he went to heaven one Christmas after a heart attack, was charged Wednesday for using the telephone number of his ministry to run a house of prostitution which he fronted as a massage parlor.
Despite using social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram to connect with thousands of followers, Chris Hodges, founding and senior pastor of the 38,000-member Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama, says he may soon quit social media because it has become a distraction.
A memorial service for Lowell Hawthorne, the late Christian founder and CEO of the Bronx-based fast-food chain Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, who took his life last Saturday, is expected to take place at the sprawling Brooklyn campus of the Christian Cultural Center on Dec. 19.
Bill Lenz, a Wisconsin pastor who dedicated much of his life to suicide prevention, stunned family and friends Monday when he tragically took his own life after a months-long struggle with depression. He was 60.
An Alabama church that compared embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to Jesus because it believes he is being falsely accused of sexually assaulting underage girls has come under fire for urging people to vote for Moore.
Just days after publicly thanking God for the success of his company, Lowell Hawthorne, the devout Christian founder and CEO of the Bronx-based fast food chain Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, fatally shot himself on Saturday allegedly over a looming tax probe by the federal government. He was 57.
Women who take hormonal contraceptives such as birth control pills, the patch, the ring and hormonal IUDs can face up to three times the risk of suicide as women who never took hormonal birth control and younger women face the gravest danger as new study says.