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.
The University of Zambia denied on Wednesday that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is funding a degree program at the institution to train students in witchcraft.
Tim Lambesis, founder of the popular metalcore Christian band As I Lay Dying, has reunited with the group after serving time in prison for plotting to kill his former wife and turning to atheism.
Connecticut Homeschoolers Dismayed by Subpoenas Demanding Access to Their Records in Wake of Teen's Death
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.
What Does God Look Like? Almighty Viewed Differently Based on Demographics, Politics, Researchers Find
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.
Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's award-winning series "Parts Unknown," was confirmed dead in an apparent suicide Friday, the network announced. The popular chef was 61.
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.
A CrossFit gym in Indiana was shuttered Wednesday after staff and club members revolted against a decision by the gym location's owner to cancel an LGBT Pride event due to his religious convictions.
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.
President Donald Trump uninvited the NFL's Super Bowl LII champion Philadelphia Eagles, a team with a number of outspoken Christians, from a White House visit that was planned for Tuesday.
Cody Downs, a Jasper County Sheriff's Deputy in Texas who ran into a burning house and saved a 3-year-old girl who was trapped inside is thanking God for helping him and the toddler escape the fire alive.
The U.S. Supreme Court vacated a precedent-setting lower court ruling on Monday that allowed a 17-year-old undocumented immigrant to get an abortion last fall, but rejected a request from the administration of President Donald Trump to continue a policy of prohibiting immigrant minors from accessing abortions while an appeal is pending against that policy.
The wife of a former staffer at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary remains unwavering in her defense of Paige Patterson and dismissed the seminary board's statement that Patterson was terminated partly because he lied about reporting an alleged student rape at another seminary. She called it an "unfounded attack."
A statue of Jesus sitting on the façade of a South Carolina Baptist Church that members voted to remove earlier last month because it looked too "Catholic in nature," has found a new home with another congregation after the artist who created it was given until May 31 to remove it.