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.
Popular and outspoken internet preacher and lead pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Tennessee Greg Locke has allegedly separated from his wife over mental illness and is reportedly courting another woman.
Christian publishing company Bethany House said it canceled the July publication of megachurch pastor Andy Savage's book The Ridiculously Good Marriage after he confessed to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl while he was her youth pastor some 20 years ago.
A repentant Alabama pastor who confessed to luring a 15-year-old member of his church into sexual acts with the promise of teaching her how to play the piano was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday.
Andy Savage, teaching pastor at the popular Highpoint Church Memphis in Tennessee, admitted Friday that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl while he was her youth pastor 20 years ago but he repented immediately.
Popular televangelist Paula White is urging her followers to donate a "first fruits" offering of up to their entire salary for the month of January to enjoy "blessings" for the rest of the year or suffer the "consequences" of failing to follow God's command.
When Pastor Joel Royce, 36, of First Baptist Church of Castle Rock in Washington met his wife, Leslie, years ago, he was a troubled Christian who had lost his way and she was a newly widowed mother of two small children.
Former Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown, who was sentenced last month to five years in prison for her role in a $800,000 charity scam, is now asking a federal appeals court to keep her from spending time behind bars because the judge who presided over her case improperly dismissed a juror who said the "Holy Spirit" told him she was not guilty.
President Donald Trump's spiritual adviser, televangelist Paula White defended him as being in "phenomenal" mental and physical health Wednesday after CNN's Brian Stelter raised questions about his "mental health and fitness" Tuesday night.
The Rev. Jonathan Mills, a young married father of two who has been leading the Kitty Hawk Methodist Church in North Carolina for just over a year-and-a-half, has been suspended from his position after four women lodged sexual harassment complaints against him.
Pastor Jamal Bryant of Baltimore's Empowerment Temple church says his heart and spirit have been broken by the mockery being made by Christians of what he says is a sincere testimony of a former prostitute during a New Year's Eve church service.
A backslider's church testimony, which was cut short after she began sharing graphic details about how God saved her from the grip of prostitution, has become one of 2018's first viral videos and has sparked a debate about the appropriate way to conduct a testimony service.
A sleepover inside a church-owned building in Illinois turned to horror last Wednesday night when a pastor's 17-year-old son fatally shot his 15-year-old cousin by accident while looking for a supposed robber they thought was trying to break into their church.