Willie Wilkerson, 58, a troubled pastor in Boston, Massachusetts, with a long criminal record, was arrested and charged with drug trafficking Tuesday after police found a stash of crack cocaine, cash and other drugs inside a church where he once preached.
Controversial evangelist Tony Alamo of the California-based Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, who was sentenced to 175 years in prison in 2009 for taking underage girls across state lines for sex, has died. He was 82.
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has declared Israel's sovereignty over Jerusalem to be "null and void" and acknowledged the Jewish state's presence in the city as an "occupying Power."
A tense meeting among congregants over whether the Rev. David F. Stephens Sr. of Greater Bellevue Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia, should be fired for alleged infidelity erupted into a violent brawl Monday night.
In a tearful monologue in which he revealed the harrowing moment he learned his newborn son William had a heart defect, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel thanked his family, friends, medical staff and even the atheists who prayed as he weathered through his son's successful heart surgery at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles last week.
Bishop I.V. Hilliard, senior pastor of New Light Christian Center Church in Houston, Texas, and presiding prelate of the Association of Independent Ministries, has condemned the "appalling" arrest of Charisse Gibert, widow of the late Pastor Benjamin Gibert at the 5,500-member Detroit World Outreach Christian Center Church on Sunday.
Capitol Ministries, a Washington D.C. based ministry seeking to "make disciples of Jesus Christ in the political arena throughout the world" seeks to help members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet and other politicians in the nation's capital become more mature Christians through weekly Bible studies.
Pastor Greg Locke Returns 'Thank You' Letters to Planned Parenthood After Donations Made in His Name
Two months after publicly expressing his outrage over thousands of donations being made in his name to abortion giant Planned Parenthood, Greg Locke, the popular lead pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, is fighting back.
A dispute between the board of elders of the 5,500-member Detroit World Outreach Christian Center Church in Redford Charter Township, Michigan, and Charisse Gibert, wife of the megachurch's late Pastor, Benjamin Gibert, turned ugly Sunday morning when the one-time first lady was arrested and escorted from the building in handcuffs during worship.
Cameron Jackson, a former Liberty University football player who said he was expelled by the school for sexual assault despite local law enforcement officials clearing his name, has filed a $102 million lawsuit against the university, five of its employees, and a former student athlete who accused him of rape.
A 52-year-old Texas woman has filed a lawsuit against a Christian third party logistics company she alleges fired her because she was not Christian enough and failed to examine her "walk with Jesus" after she was counseled about it on the job.
A day after criminal investigators from the IRS and inspectors from the U.S. Postal Service executed a closely guarded raid on the offices of his ministry in Grapevine, Texas, on Wednesday, popular faith-healing televangelist Benny Hinn revealed they are looking into "certain operations of the church."
A 4-year-old girl who fell out of a church bus onto a busy highway in Arkansas last Friday is now expected to make a full recovery from her injuries after she was rescued by a quick-thinking volunteer firefighter who was driving behind the bus as the accident unfolded.
IRS criminal investigators and inspectors with the U.S. Postal Service executed a raid on the offices of popular miracle-working televangelist Benny Hinn in Grapevine, Texas, Wednesday but it was unclear what they were searching for.
Embattled persecuted pastor Saeed Abedini shot down claims by a California church that he demanded nearly $200,000 in donations the organization raised to purchase his family a home while he was imprisoned in Iran, arguing that his family already had a home and other property.
Unabashed Christian Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Ivy Taylor, who is the current front runner in her race for reelection next month, has come under fire for blaming poverty on humankind's broken relationship to their creator.
After a torrid month battling the exposure of their senior pastor's alleged love affair with a married parishioner identified as his goddaughter, The Potter's House Church of Denver announced last weekend that Chris Hill, mentee of megachurch preacher Bishop T. D. Jakes, has resigned.
A new Gallup poll suggests that it's not the personality of pastors or the size of their churches that attract worshipers the most. It's the content of their sermons.
Members of the Christian liberal arts Wheaton College community are grieving over the death of Ethan Roser, a freshman at the Illinois school, who was accidentally killed after being struck by a hammer during the hammer throw event at a track and field competition Saturday.
Russia's Supreme Court decided Thursday to ban Jehovah's Witnesses as an "extremist" organization and strip them of all property a month after the Russian Justice Ministry filed a formal petition with the court to outlaw the religious sect.
When a 75-foot oak tree fell on top of 26-year-old Greg Abbott in a freak accident in the summer of 1984, it crushed his spine and took the use of his legs. It could have also crushed the dreams he had for the rest of his life but thanks to God, it didn't, says the man who is now governor of Texas.
Gregory A. Jacobs, canon to the Ordinary and chief-of-staff at The Episcopal Diocese of Newark, shot down suggestions that his late wife, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to sit as an associate judge on the bench of New York State's highest court, committed suicide.
While Massachusetts Department of Corrections officials said former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez left behind no suicide note after he was found hanging in his prison cell Monday, sources say he did leave a message — one of the most quoted Scriptures of the Bible, John 3:16.
A son of one of the 13 members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels in Texas killed in a bus crash on their way home from a church trip on March 29 has filed a lawsuit against Jack Dillon Young, the driver officials say caused the crash, seeking more than $1 million in damages.
Baylor University, the largest Baptist university in the world and the oldest continuously-operating university in Texas, announced Tuesday that school officials had selected longtime Baptist Linda Livingstone as the first female president in the institution's 172-year history.