Gospel music star Kirk Franklin revealed on Sunday that his troubled younger sister, who previously served 10 years in prison on a drug related conviction, was recently sentenced to serve another 30 years in prison for an unspecified charge.
House Democratic Leader and mother of five Nancy Pelosi blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions and "all people of faith in our country" as hypocrites last Friday for not demanding more compassion in the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy separating unauthorized immigrant children from their families.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cited the Bible in staunch defense of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on illegal immigration which critics have turned into a controversial talking point because enforcement of the policy results in the separation of children from their parents.
As churches across the country get ready to celebrate Father's Day on June 17, parishioners at The Life Christian Church in New Jersey may witness Christian strongman Stephen Miller set the Guinness World Record for "The Human Platform" at the church's 11 a.m. service if he is able to endure the weight of 50 men as they walk over him while he lays on a bed of nails.
The Rev. Thomas Littleton, a veteran Southern Baptist pastor and writer, said he was "physically handled" by a staff member of the SBC's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and removed from the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Dallas Wednesday for asking questions about the ERLC's ties to Revoice, an upcoming conservative Christian conference for those struggling with same-sex attraction.
The U.S. Department of Justice challenged the University of Michigan's Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities code Monday and declared it unconstitutional for limiting the free speech of students, some of whom say they were abused for wearing red "Make America Great Again" hats and supporting President Donald Trump.
A group of Connecticut homeschoolers slammed the state's child advocate, Sarah Eagan, on Sunday and vowed to fight back after she subpoenaed records of homeschooled children to explore a "framework" to regulate parents, effectively "scapegoating" them in the investigation of the death of a 17-year-old autistic boy.
While just over 70 percent of Americans identify as Christian, how they view God's appearance varies according to their demographics and politics, a new study from a team of psychologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals.
Raleigh White Baptist Church, a small white congregation in Albany, Georgia, charged with being racist towards a black congregation that they shared their building with, was expelled from the Southern Baptist Convention Monday and will not be allowed back into the fellowship unless they repent of their sin.
In the wake of the high-profile suicides of CNN host Anthony Bourdain and iconic fashion designer Kate Spade last week, suicide survivor Apostle Bryan Meadows, who leads Embassy Church International in Atlanta, has warned his followers to take care of their mental health and that pastors should not be treated like therapists.
Katelyn Self, a 26-year-old North Carolina sheriff's deputy who was killed along with her sister-in-law by her depressed Christian father hours after they had worshiped together at church on May 20, was celebrated Sunday in a memorial service where the man she was engaged to wed mourned her as the first woman who ever loved him unconditionally.
When Golden State Warriors' All-Star point guard Stephen Curry drilled home what some say was a "miraculous" three-point shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, Cleveland point guard George Hill said he felt like Jesus was giving Curry a little help.
Thomas Hatley, a former chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board, has called for the resignation of Kevin Ueckert, chairman of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's board of trustees, as well as the executive board members for firing the seminary's former president Paige Patterson.
Former Highpoint Church Teaching Pastor Andy Savage, who resigned in March over a 20-year-old sexual assault scandal involving a teenage parishioner while he was her youth pastor, has criticized the #ChurchToo movement as "very attacking" while praising the movement's secular #MeToo counterpart as a "more biblical response" to sexual misconduct in the church.
The Southern Baptist Convention said Thursday that apart from being a member of a church adhering to denominational standards, there is no barrier to a woman becoming the face of America's largest Protestant denomination.
A Florida woman says she's now filled with hope after an impression of Jesus resembling famous Dutch artist Rembrandt's 1648 "Head of Christ" painting appeared on the shell of a horseshoe crab after God spoke to her and promised "perfection."
Eugene Cho, founder and lead pastor of Quest Church, an urban, multicultural and multigenerational church in Seattle, Washington, announced his resignation Sunday after 18 years at the helm of the church. The pastor, whose resignation becomes effective Sept. 30, assured his congregation that his decision is not due to moral failure but the need for a new leader who has a fresh vision for the church.
Nathan Larson, a confessed pedophile and prospective congressional candidate in Virginia who once spent 16 months in prison for threatening to kill former President Barack Obama, says he now wants to legalize incest so he can have sex with his young daughter.
Tom Fred Tenney, a longtime leader in the United Pentecostal Church International who is credited with increasing the denomination's missionary work and doling out pithy one-liners on how to live right on social media, died peacefully on Friday. He was 84.