The family of Stockdale Family Band member Jacob T. Stockdale, who fatally shot his brother and mother on their family farm in Stark County, Ohio, last Thursday before shooting himself, say they have forgiven him and are praying for his recovery.
A number of white employees at Grace College & Seminary in Indiana who dressed as rappers for a parody rap album cover were fired earlier this month after they were accused of being racially insensitive.
The Rev. Henry J. Lyons, who once headed the National Baptist Convention U.S.A., the largest and oldest black religious convention in the United States before he was convicted of swindling money from the organization in 1999, was recently ousted from a Florida church after being accused of committing similar crimes.
A circuit judge in Michigan has refused to make a decision in the ongoing dispute between the board of elders of the Detroit World Outreach church in Redford Charter Township, Michigan, and Charisse Gibert, widow of the megachurch's late pastor, Benjamin Gibert, over who should be the church's rightful leader.
Paul Williams, who led the conservative church planting organization Orchard Group for 20 years, has publicly come out as a transgender woman named Paula Stone Williams.
A woman who said she waited all her life to marry then took the plunge after controversial televangelist Juanita Bynum introduced her first cousin to the woman as her "God sent" husband is now crying foul after the preacher's cousin allegedly abandoned her in January while she was going through treatment for cancer.
Lyle Jeffs, a leader in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who has been on the run for nearly a year after he was set to go on trial for a multi-million dollar food stamp fraud case has been arrested.
Tragic gun violence shattered the wholesome image of the ultra-conservative Christian Stockdale Family Band made up of a father and his four sons, in Stark County, Ohio, Thursday when one of the sons allegedly shot his younger brother and mother dead then turned the gun on himself, local authorities say.
Four days before he was set to go on trial this month for allegedly driving drunk with two of his underage children in his vehicle, R.C. Sproul Jr., the embattled son of Ligonier Ministries founder Robert Charles Sproul, agreed to a plea deal that will keep him out of prison as long as he obeys the law.
Christian thought leader Lance Wallnau who predicted Donald Trump would become president prior to his election in 2016 has invoked the name of Jesus against political enemies seeking to remove him from office in an ongoing "witch hunt."
A pastor in Bridgeport, Connecticut, who allegedly sold a $1.5 million church and property to himself for just $1 is now facing fire from his congregation, his family and the law after he was charged with first-degree larceny and second-degree forgery Wednesday.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, 51, was listed as "critical" Wednesday night after being shot along with several other victims at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning.
In a crusade against women who sleep with men in committed relationships, known in popular culture as "side chicks," a pastor in Dallas, Texas, has called for a revival service to "pray for these women that have no value."
The Rev. Carlton Lee — who baptized Michael Brown Sr., father of 18-year-old Michael Brown who was shot dead in a controversial incident by a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer — died Tuesday from a heart attack. He was 34.
Until November 2015 when his now ex-wife, Naghmeh Panahi, accused him of psychological and sexual abuse, Pastor Saeed Abedini was the face of Christian persecution as he remained a prisoner for his faith in Iran.
Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, 51, was among multiple persons shot in an incident at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning which sparked a bipartisan prayer session shortly after the scene was under control.
Almost as soon as they got married on June 30, 2004, in Tehran, Iran, persecuted pastor Saeed Abedini and his now ex-wife, Naghmeh Panahi, were traveling a "really rough" road. Within three years of the marriage, according to court files, the Christian couple were already living apart.
Popular televangelist Pat Robertson, who serves as chancellor of Regent University and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network, has said he doesn't know of anything in the Bible that condemns polygamy - the practice of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.
A 17-year-old girl was killed in a deadly crash, in which 39 others were injured, Thursday while on her way to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to serve in a mission trip to Botswana with church peers.
A controversial comment made by Pope Francis on Wednesday that "God cannot be God without man" has sparked a fiery debate among theologians and other believers.
Miguel Arnau, a Christian father who was in the middle of a difficult divorce with his wife, is now clinging to his faith after she fatally shot their two children, the family dog, and set their home on fire in Strasburg Township, Pennsylvania, before fatally shooting herself while he was away at work.
Faith in America, a pro-LGBT organization which will be protesting at the annual gathering of the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, next week, recently announced that they will be lobbying for the nation's largest Protestant body to remove homosexuality and transgenderism from their "sin list."
A young Christian couple who are members of the controversial Followers of Christ Church in Oregon have been charged with murder after one of their sick newborn twin daughters died when they chose to treat them with faith-healing prayers and oil instead of seeking medical help.
A prominent Massachusetts pastor who was arrested in a prostitution sting after he agreed to pay an undercover female detective $150 for sex last week has asked his congregation for forgiveness.
Christian Soccer Player Jaelene Hinkle Withdraws From Friendlies as US Team Is Set to Wear Gay Pride Jerseys
Two weeks after U.S. Soccer announced that both their men's and women's national teams will be wearing rainbow-colored jerseys in support of gay pride in June, Christian soccer player Jaelene Hinkle has withdrawn herself from the U.S. roster for two international friendlies this month, citing "personal reasons."