Trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board have announced that the board's president, David Platt, has been approved to test a new role as teaching pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia while leading the organization.
JoeNell Summerfield Memorial: TD Jakes Celebrates Megachurch Pastor, Children Call It 'Traumatic' Year
Bishop T.D. Jakes presided over the memorial service of Pastor JoeNell Summerfield on Monday and reminded the church that they were there to celebrate her life. But her children said the year had been a "traumatic" one for his family and the church, as they lost both their parents.
Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica as Prime Minister Declares 'We Shall Survive by the Grace of God'
"The winds are merciless! We shall survive by the grace of God!" Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of the small Caribbean island nation of Dominica declared as the powerful Category 5 Hurricane Maria ravaged his country Monday night.
Ravi Zacharias remembers the day he realized something was wrong with his recently departed protégé, Christian apologist Nabeel Qureshi.
Dr. Ed Young, pastor of Second Baptist Church, America's largest Baptist church which welcomed its 70,000th new member in 2016, is grieving the loss of his wife, Jo Beth, who was a bedrock of support for 58 years. She passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 80.
Trump Rips Into ESPN as Pastor John Pavlovitz Says He Agrees With Jemele Hill's White Supremacist Claims
President Donald Trump ripped into ESPN for "untruth" Friday as liberal Pastor John Pavlovitz said the uproar over comments made by Jemele Hill, co-host of ESPN's "SportsCenter," calling the president a white supremacist is proof her accusations are correct.
Two female pastors who met as choir girls some 30 years ago recently got married to the chagrin of one bride's Pentecostal father who firmly declares she has been tricked by the devil.
Two months after Bishop Frank Summerfield, founder of Word of God Fellowship Church and Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina, died at age 67 from an unspecified illness on July 2, his wife JoeNell has also died. She was 61.
A Michigan father who desperately prayed for God to heal his cancer-stricken son and publicly offered to take the cancer instead so his son could live, was diagnosed with the deadly disease a week after his holy appeal.
A newborn baby boy doctors initially thought wouldn't live after his mother tried flushing him down a toilet at a McDonald's in Redwood City, California, is now recovering at a hospital with "the grace of God" while his mother has been charged with attempted murder.
Dwight Mitchell Bell, 41, a man convicted of killing his own father and shooting his estranged girlfriend in 1999, has confessed to the "hideous" murder of Ruthie Carolyn New, a 70-year-old widow who was found dead in her Somerset, Kentucky, church last month.
Leader of New York City's 40,000-member Christian Cultural Center, the Rev. A.R. Bernard dug into the subject of purpose, love and belief with media mogul Oprah Winfrey this week to explain how love changed him and why he believes everyone has a God-given calling.
Pastor Mark Burns Defends Confederate Statues as 'Historical Artifacts,' Wants Civil Rights Icons to Get Own Statues
Proud member of President Donald Trump's evangelical advisory board and leader of the Harvest Praise and Worship Center in Easley, South Carolina, Pastor Mark Burns00 has some advice for Americans advocating the removal of confederate statues – let them stand.
Since 1946, fast food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has shuttered its stores each Sunday to allow employees "to rest and worship if they choose." Last Sunday, however, a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Henrico, Virginia, was open for business but it wasn't the kind that involved the sale of chicken and biscuits.
A 34-year-old man allegedly set his pregnant girlfriend on fire but the woman was determined to save her baby. She soon gave birth to a daughter seven weeks early.
Pastor Paul Burress, 43, a controversial preacher who gained national attention in 2014 after he was featured in a documentary on mixed martial arts called "Fight Church," has been arrested for forcibly touching the "sexual or other intimate parts" of two women.
A 37-year-old Christian mom who refused treatment for her brain cancer to protect the life of her unborn child passed away on Saturday, three days after giving birth to a premature baby girl named "Life Lynn."
Karl George, a prominent businessman and church elder in Birmingham, U.K., was left "shaken" on Sunday after he was knifed along with two other members of his church during a worship service on Sunday morning.
Floridians could be in for another rough weekend if Hurricane Jose, a Category 2 storm lingering in the western Atlantic as of 8 a.m. Monday, becomes a threat to the sunshine state over the next several days.
Aimee Chevalier, a 40-year-old lunch lady at Hernando Christian Academy in Brooksville, Florida, has been arrested after confessing to local police that she engaged in multiple sexual activities with a teenage boy in the school's kitchen.
As residents of the Miami area and the Florida Keys scrambled to flee the path of Hurricane Irma Friday, JetBlue remained among a number of airlines which have pledged to cap ticket prices to allow people to evacuate as quickly as possible.
Days before the official release of her new book, What Happened, Hillary Clinton revealed Thursday that the "devastating" defeat she suffered in the 2016 presidential election forced her to seek solace in prayer, yoga and Chardonnay.
Some Houston-area families whose lives have been upended by historic flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey say their landlords are still demanding they pay rent on homes in which they are unable to live.
Whole Woman's Health, a privately-owned feminist organization that provides comprehensive gynecology services, including abortion care, has announced that it will give free abortion services to victims of Tropical Storm Harvey for the entire month of September. Conservative critics have slammed the move as "heinous."
Facing the possibility of death or life in prison without parole, Matthew James Phelps, an aspiring pastor charged with fatally stabbing his wife in their North Carolina home last Friday, will be looking into whether the cold medicine he took before going to bed – Coricidin Cough & Cold – played a role in the shocking murder, lawyers say.