Mitch Olson, senior pastor at Grace Ministry Center in Michigan who has been accused of sexually assaulting a former parishioner during an unorthodox anointing session to cleanse her of sexual sins, says his hand might've accidentally slipped into her pants during the deliverance session.
Hillary Clinton's Pastor Compares Her Defeat by Trump to Death of Christ, Says She Now Wants to Preach
After Hillary Clinton suffered a devastating loss in the 2016 presidential race to Donald Trump, her longtime pastor — who compared her loss to the death of Christ — says she now has her eyes set on a higher calling. She wants to be a preacher and he thinks she'll be great at it.
Brentwood Academy, an elite private Christian school in Tennessee where annual tuition is nearly $25,000 is now facing a $30 million lawsuit alleging that school officials failed to report the repeated rape of a 12-year-old boy by older male students. Headmaster Curtis G. Masters is also accused of telling the victim to "turn the other cheek" when he reported the abuse.
Perry Noble Registered New Church Week Before NewSpring Leaders Called Him Biblically Unfit to Be Pastor
Exactly one week after Perry Noble filed paperwork with the South Carolina Secretary of State to register a new spiritual venture called the Second Chance Church last month, former colleagues of the ousted NewSpring Church founder declared him biblically unfit to be a pastor.
Susan Combs Pratt, wife of Senior Pastor Weston Pratt of Living Waters Full Gospel Church was indicted last week for embezzling $1.4 million from Mercy Clinic in Jackson, Kentucky, where she worked as a registered nurse and office manager.
In a rare disciplinary move, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday that they have excommunicated James J. Hamula as a General Authority Seventy.
Three months after resigning as senior pastor of The Potter's House Church of Denver over an alleged affair with a married parishioner, Pastor Chris Hill says he is ready to come back following counseling and a public show of repentance Sunday. His mentor, Bishop T. D. Jakes of Potter's House of Dallas, laid hands on him and declared restoration.
The Rev. Marcus Murchinson of Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California, is unapologetic. There is nothing wrong with a few expletives in church, he says, because he knows God can handle it. And he is standing his ground even though he's been getting death threats for his belief.
Weeks after reminding his followers that flawed people are still good, Dr. Roscoe D. Cooper, III, a popular third generation pastor and vice chair of the Henrico County School Board in Virginia, was arrested for driving under the influence in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
In an attack Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned as "unspeakable sacrilege," an early morning mass at St. Philip's Catholic Church in Ozubulu was turned into a bloody massacre on Sunday as gunmen entered the church and fatally shot at least 11 people and injured 18 others.
A New Jersey pastor and his wife who allowed their now 10-year-old son to start identifying as a girl at age 2, say they made the decision to let him live as he liked because he gravitated to "all things girly" as a child and was so unhappy with his life as a boy he tried committing suicide.
While uncertainties endure about the fate of the idolatrous and immoral people of Canaan God commanded to be destroyed in the Bible, a new study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics Thursday suggests many survived and their descendants are living in present-day Lebanon.
A devout pregnant Christian woman who was driving her three young sons to Vacation Bible School in Beecher, Illinois, was instantly killed with one of her boys in a two vehicle crash Monday. A day later, another of her sons doctors tried desperately to save died. Then on Thursday, after many prayers, her oldest son passed too.
US, Brazil Officials Investigate Word of Faith Church Accused of Using Students, Tourists 'Like Slaves'
Officials in Brazil and the U.S. announced Wednesday that they are investigating the controversial evangelical Word of Faith Fellowship Church in Spindale, North Carolina, after the sect was accused of enticing young members of the Brazilian branch of their church to come to America on tourist and student visas, then coercing them to illegally work "like slaves" with little or no pay.
Scores of potentially harmful chemicals that could lead to cancer, brain and nervous system damage, developmental harm to children, fertility problems and hormonal disruption have been detected in public water systems nationwide, according to a report from the Environmental Working Group.
It happened in the last three months or so. Neil Ahlsten didn't even know it was a "thing." Single Christian women having a hard time dealing with their status have been flocking to his new meditation app called Abide to find solace.
Pop singer Justin Bieber has denied viral reports blaming the abrupt cancellation of his Purpose World Tour this week on a revival of his Christian faith.
Brian "Head" Welch, 47, Christian guitarist and co-founder of the nu metal band Korn, said Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, 41, chose "the cowardly way out" when he committed suicide at his home last Thursday.
'I Never Felt Qualified' to Preach, Perry Noble Tells NewSpring Leaders Who Declared Him Biblically Unfit
Days after NewSpring Church leaders dismissed him as still biblically unfit to preach at the church he founded and was fired from last July for alcoholism and other sins, Perry Noble shot back that he "never felt qualified" at any time while he was leading the church.
Word of Faith Fellowship Church, a decades old controversial evangelical sect in Spindale, North Carolina, was accused on Monday of enticing young members of the Brazilian branch of their church to come to America on tourist and student visas, then coercing them to illegally work "like slaves" without pay.
Despite Perry Noble's return to preaching after successfully completing rehab, leaders of NewSpring — South Carolina's largest church — say their founder, who was fired from his job as senior pastor last July for alcohol abuse and other "unfortunate choices and decisions," is still not biblically qualified to preach.
A Michigan woman was convicted Wednesday for the 2015 murder of her husband one year after his pet parrot was video taped recalling an apparent argument between two people during which one screamed, "Don't (expletive) shoot."
Eddie Hilburn, a married associate pastor and father of three at The Woodlands First Baptist Church in Texas, resigned from his position Friday, a day after he was arrested by a Harris County Sheriff's deputy who he allegedly paid for sex.
As the world struggled to come to grips with the tragic suicide of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington on Thursday, many Christians quietly revealed heartbreak at the 41-year-old artist's passing and confessed his band was their first foray into the world of secular music.
An eastern Chinese woman desperate to give her husband the son he always wanted, died after she was forced to undergo four abortions in the same year because her husband did not want a girl.