Influential pastor Bill Hybels announced over the weekend that his megachurch will be expanding outreach and ministry efforts throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.
Scott Brinson can barely comprehend the number of emails he's received just in the last year from teens who say they're cutting themselves. He's met many face to face, asking them "Why?"
Richard Coleman has a passion for missions. But he's concerned that many of his African-American brethren aren't on the same page with him.
Philip Yancey grew up in a strict, fundamentalist church in the Deep South. He spent most of his early life in a bubble, attending a Bible college that in hindsight seemed "an island fortress against the outside world
Bestselling author Philip Yancey remembers a time when one Christian leader, whose name many believers would recognize, was going through one hard time after another.
San Antonio, Texas, Pastor Randy Frazee says a recent study revealing how little Christians know about their own faith, let alone other faiths, is good news.
Two influential pastors recently defended the multisite church strategy as a biblical and effective way of bringing more people to Christ.
An Episcopal advocacy group has requested an investigation of the leadership of the Diocese of South Carolina with regard to the withdrawal of parishes from the denomination.
Executing what he called the craziest, most asinine ideas he's ever had, Pastor Steven Furtick stood in front of a live Web audience on Tuesday and Wednesday, teaching from the Bible for 24 hours straight.
Three lesbian ministers were received Saturday on to the official clergy roster of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Williams on Friday welcomed Pope Benedict XVI to Lambeth Palace where they discussed unity and the challenges Christians face in culture.
Too many Christians have truncated the Gospel and dumbed the faith down to just being a relationship with Jesus Christ, lamented evangelical author and commentator Chuck Colson.
The annual Outreach 100 list of the largest and fastest-growing churches in America is out but absent from the list is a number of megachurches that were documented in previous years.
Halfway into his first leave from ministry, evangelical pastor John Piper released an update to let supporters know how he is doing on the soul, family and vocational front.
Standing on top of a skate platform, Nick Hall preached the Gospel message to hundreds of teens, but without the traditional language found in church.
I'm rejoicing over 50 years and when the celebration took place, I couldn't believe it was about me. I mean 50 years sounds like a long time. I say there's no secret, to be honest. It's a daily walk with Jesus Christ.
Fifty years into proclaiming the Gospel, evangelist Luis Palau has not slowed down in telling the world who Jesus Christ is. It may be a bit traditional or just plain simple, but he strongly believes that "the more we preach, the more the Gospel spreads."
Christian and Jewish leaders expressed deep distress and sadness Tuesday against recent incidents of violence and the desecration of Islamic houses of worship.
It's very easy for music to become the point during worship in the church, said a Southern Baptist. But he told pastors that it's not about better bands, advanced technology, newer copyright dates or newer models.
With a 90 percent success rate, multisites have become one of the more popular strategies for church growth in the last decade, a new survey reveals.
Popular author and preacher Francis Chan was recently questioned by fellow pastors who tried to wrap their heads around Chan's decision to leave his megachurch.
Christian leaders shouldn't pretend that they are not susceptible to moral failure, particularly sexual impropriety, one pastor has warned.
Conservative bishops in Africa issued a communiqué on Sunday, expressing concern over "progressive developments" in the West and committing themselves to tackling the social ills of their continent.
A California minister was rebuked on Friday by a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) court for performing same-sex ceremonies. Notably, the guilty verdict came with a page of praise in the 2 1/2-page ruling.
Texas megachurch pastor Kerry Shook admits he might be addicted to Twitter. But he and thousands of others around the country gave that up for 24 hours as part of a national fast.