One man is dead and his pastor is now battling for his life in the hospital after a member of the church in Corpus Christi, Texas, went on a wild stabbing spree during a mid-week worship service. Two others were wounded Wednesday.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise touted his faith and declared that "you can't separate church and state" at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. Thursday.
Gloria Copeland, co-founder of the Fort Worth, Texas-based Kenneth Copeland Ministries, has come under fire for urging her followers to avoid the lab-made flu shots because Jesus already gave them one that protects them from sickness.
Pregnant Woman in Labor Dies With Unborn Child, 3 Other Family Members in Crash En Route to Hospital
A pregnant South Carolina woman died in labor in a crash with her unborn child and three other family members Friday as she was being rushed to a local hospital to give birth.
A Christian Michigan couple who has 13 sons are hoping to welcome a daughter to their family when their 14th child arrives in April. But they aren't getting their hopes up too high because of their history with children.
Rachael Denhollander Stands by Statements Against Sovereign Grace, CJ Mahaney After Church Rejects Them as False
Former gymnast and Larry Nassar accuser Rachael Denhollander stood by recent statements she made calling Sovereign Grace Ministries "one of the worst, if not the worst, instances of evangelical cover-up of sexual abuse" as the church said her characterization of a dismissed 2012 sexual abuse case against the church is "not true."
The Jesuit College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, announced over the weekend that the school will keep its century-old sports moniker "Crusader" despite concerns that Muslims could find it offensive.
In a decision being celebrated as a win for religious freedom advocates, a California judge ruled late Monday that a Christian baker who faced losing her business because she refuses to bake cakes for same-sex weddings cannot be compelled by the state to do so.
After months of internal squabbling and court battles, members of the Southern Acres Christian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, unanimously voted to remove their leader, Pastor Cameron McDonald, who has been accused of financial impropriety and abuse of power.
Woman Accuses Pastor, Professor of Making Her Have Sex With Him 'Hundreds of Times' to Heal Her of PTSD
Amy McClanahan, a 23-year-old woman who alleged that John Wright, a highly rated theology professor and a pastor in California, coerced her into sex to heal her of post-traumatic stress disorder, said he made her have sex with him "hundreds of times" mostly in the church.
Ronnie Gorton, a married father and lead pastor of The Awakening Church in Atoka, Tennessee, has been taken in for a psychiatric evaluation after he allegedly threatened to take his life over accusations that he raped two underage boys.
Pastor, Christian College Prof. Allegedly Told Congregant Sex With Him Would Heal Her From Sexual Abuse
John Wright, a highly rated theology professor at Point Loma Nazarene University and pastor of the English Congregation at the Mid City Church of the Nazarene in San Diego, California, has been accused of rape and sexual harassment by a young woman who says he convinced her to have sex with him so she could be healed of past sexual abuse.
Like many leaders in secular professions such as politics, media and entertainment, multiple church leaders and religious organizations were embroiled in cases of sexual misconduct in 2017. These are some of the most viral cases which left many Christians shaking their heads in shock and disappointment.
On Twitter, the bespectacled Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles places his faith in Jesus before everything else that defines him in his tagline. "Believer in Jesus Christ, husband, father, son, brother," he writes. It's no surprise then that at the end of his football career, Foles plans to become a pastor.
How Churches Have Buried a Devastating Legacy of Clergy Sexual Abuse and the Movement Pushing to End the Cycle
More than 120 years after the Henry Ward Beecher-Elizabeth Tilton scandal, similar stories of relationships between church leaders and their parishioners continue to endure. And coming forward about the abuse remains one of the hardest things to do in the church.
Former "Glee" actor Mark Salling, who was discovered dead from an apparent suicide in Los Angeles on Tuesday, was once a "devout Christian" who loved birdwatching prior to his arrest for child pornography in 2015.
The Texas-based Kenneth Copeland Ministries, which recently acquired a multimillion dollar Gulfstream V jet to support the work of leader Kenneth Copeland, is now requiring their estimated 500 employees to sign a controversial code of conduct meant to keep the ministry pure sexually and financially.
Megan Barry, Christian Nashville Mayor Once Accused of Atheism, Says God Will Forgive Her for Affair
Megan Barry, the Catholic mayor of Nashville, Tenn., who was once accused of being an atheist, invoked her faith in God at a press conference Wednesday when she declared that God will forgive her for an extramarital affair she had with the head of her security detail, Metro police Sgt. Robert Forrest Jr., but insists she will not step down over it.
Pastor Greg Locke of Global Vision Bible Church in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, who reaches millions through his popular Facebook page, has admitted that his ex-wife and mother of his children is now living in a shelter in Georgia but insists that this is the way she wants to live.
A grieving mother, who is now praying for her son's recovery after he was left with a traumatic brain injury due to an alleged unprovoked racist attack in Auburn, Washington, says she is leaving vengeance to the Lord as she forgives her son's attacker.
A legally blind man who tied up then brutally raped and sodomized a 13-year-old girl at Falls Creek church camp in Oklahoma, will serve no time in prison for his crime because a local district attorney didn't think his time there would be "meaningful."
A California priest suspected of having inappropriate contact with multiple women and a girl in his parish has been removed from his duties by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles as law enforcement officials investigate the claims against him.
Highpoint Church Sets Date to Complete Andy Savage Investigation as National Group Calls for His Firing
Highpoint Church in Memphis, Tennessee, announced Monday that an investigation into the ministry of their Teaching Pastor Andy Savage, who confessed to a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old girl while he was her pastor 20 years ago, will be completed by March 1 as SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, called for his immediate firing.
An Assemblies of God pastor was forced to resign from the helm of Five Rivers Church in Elkton, Maryland, last Sunday after his 18-year-old son, Caleb Doyle Chase, was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree rape stemming from allegations he sexually molested a 12-year-old boy and sexted a 13-year-old girl a week earlier.
The Southern Baptist Convention has been added as a defendant in a lawsuit alleging that former Texas state judge and lawmaker Paul Pressler sexually abused a former Bible study student he hired as a home office assistant for decades, starting when he was just 14 years old.