Eddie and Lynn Padilla made a commitment to take care of up to eight abandoned children in Morocco. They were raising four children – two of whom are biological – when they were charged with proselytizing the kids and kicked out of the country earlier this year.
On the closing day of their annual meeting, Southern Baptists approved resolutions denouncing those responsible for the massive gulf oil spill, opposing pro-gay legislations, and lamenting the "scandal of Southern Baptist divorce."
After nearly two hours of debate, Southern Baptists on Tuesday overwhelmingly adopted major changes to tackle shrinking membership and to penetrate the "lostness" of the world.
The Reformed Church in America adopted a resolution expressing "concern" over the Evangelical Lutheran Church's controversial action to allow partnered homosexuals to be on the clergy roster.
A young evangelical preacher known for his no-frills sermons didn't go soft when it came to rebuking pastors who are preaching something other than the Gospel and those who are pretending to be godly.
The Anglican Church of Canada agreed last week not to take any legislative action in response to differing views on same-sex blessings.
The head of a Kansas City, Mo.-based ministry on Thursday issued a formal apology after discovering that the controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill was promoted during his prayer event in Uganda.
Despite a Methodist seminary president's insistence that he is not compromising Christianity by turning the school into a multi-religious one, evangelicals and conservative Christians remain unconvinced.
Nine conservative Anglican churches were dealt a blow Thursday when the Virginia Supreme Court overturned a lower court's ruling that favored the breakaway congregations.
A Southern California seminary affiliated with The United Methodist Church is opening its doors to Muslims and Jews and offering clerical training for those of other Abrahamic faiths, school officials announced Wednesday.
More than 1,200 churches around the world have teamed up this month for an "unstoppable" campaign aimed at breaking denominational barriers and uniting believers.
The Episcopal Church in the United States has been suspended from participating in ecumenical dialogues in which the Anglican Communion is formally engaged, according to an announcement Monday.
Anglicans in Canada have been continuing a period of discernment and conversations over human sexuality issues. And so far, they have agreed to respect a commitment they made years ago against the ordination of partnered homosexuals and the blessing of same-sex unions.
The head of The Episcopal Church is troubled by efforts within the Anglican Communion to discipline the U.S. body over its pro-gay actions.
Though Focus on the Family marriage expert Glenn Stanton says it's becoming clearer that the trajectory of Al and Tipper Gore's marriage is more in the divorce direction, he pointed out that the famous couple hasn't used the D-word just yet.
A Southern Baptist pastor is urging younger Baptists who may have doubts about the denomination not to abandon ship just yet.
The Anglican spiritual leader has broken his silence regarding the controversial ordination of another openly homosexual bishop in the U.S.
After 22 years of being in ministry, Brian Bloye of West Ridge Church has seen a lot of people claiming the Christian label but not really knowing how to actually be one.
It's been almost two years now since Shellie R. has watched porn. She was first exposed to it by her boyfriend, with whom she was sexually active with.
Congress' attempt this week to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy is nothing more than a political charade, said the head of a conservative Christian group.
A Crosby, Minn., congregation voted Sunday to cut ties with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
During his weekend sermon, Warren laid out a plan for Saddleback's next "Decade of Destiny" in which he's anticipating exponential growth. And the plan has no room for fake Christians, he indicated.
Two churches – one with a technological edge and another you may call a porn outreach expert – have partnered to help online users searching for porn find a community of support instead.
Pastors are not called to be the captain of the ship, said Pastor Charles Swindoll. Rather, their job is to hold an oar and row.
Half of pastors would leave the ministry tomorrow if they could. Seventy percent are fighting depression and 90 percent can't cope with the challenge of ministry.