Here are just a few things that happened this week, July 22-28, in Church history. They include the birth of a monk who was a pioneer of modern science, the death of a prominent social gospel theologian, and a major defeat for the Second Crusade.
Participants for the LGBT Christian conference Revoice are defending the event from criticism that the gathering will promote pro-LGBT ideas at the expense of biblical teaching.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, July 15-21, in Church history. They include the birth of prolific hymnist Isaac Watts, the Vatican signing a concordat with the Nazis, and a popular fundamentalist preacher shooting a man dead.
With the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and President Donald Trump nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy, many have wondered if the landmark Roe v. Wade decision will be overturned.
Episcopal Church Holds Off on Prayer Book Gender Language Revision; Calls for New Liturgical Texts Instead
The Episcopal Church has held off on editing their Book of Common Prayer to possibly remove gender specific language for God. Instead, they passed a resolution encouraging the creation of new liturgies.
A seminary professor has argued that the biblical account of King David and Bathsheba should be treated as a "Me Too story," not as a consensual affair as it is sometimes portrayed.
Pro-Life activists have expressed concern that a proposed amendment to the District of Columbia's Human Rights Act will force pro-life healthcare centers to hire abortion providers.
A predominantly African-American megachurch in Texas says it might leave the United Methodist Church amid the denomination's ongoing debate over issues like homosexuality and same-sex marriage.
A letter written by Protestant Reformation leader Martin Luther in which he referred to the Jewish people as "devils incarnate" is on sale at auction with a pre-sale estimated value of $300,000.
Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that while he wants to see Roe v. Wade overturned, his views didn't influence the president's decision to nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court.
The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops have voted unanimously to re-admit the Cuba church as an official diocese of the mainline denomination, decades after officially cutting ties.
Catholic leaders have issued a call for prayer and fasting amid internal problems within the Philippines as well as recent controversial comments made by the nation's president.
A pair of Arizona-based artists have filed an appeal with the state supreme court asking for protection from a local ordinance that would force them to provide services for a same-sex wedding, despite their religious objections.
Here are four cases which involved the issue of religious liberty in which Kavanaugh offered an opinion. They include both opinions that sided with and stood against the majority.
President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanuagh to the United States Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Episcopal Church Closer to Revising Official Prayer Book to Include 'Inclusive,' 'Expansive Language' for God
The Episcopal Church is one step closer to revising their official Book of Common Prayer to include more "inclusive and expansive language" for both God and humanity.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, July 8-14, in Church history. They include the birth of the founder of Boys Town, the death of a seminary founder who reportedly wrote "A Visit From St. Nicholas," and the preaching of one of the most famous sermons in history.
A Nevada brothel owner who won a surprise victory in a Republican primary has attributed his support among some evangelical voters to what he called "the Trump Train."
The head of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board, David Platt, recently stated that churches in the United States are supposed to focus on Jesus Christ and not nationalism.
Utah Church Hosting Dialogue Between Christian Apologist, Mormon Leader Over Whether LDS Teaching Is True
A Presbyterian congregation located near the heart of Mormonism will hold a dialogue between a Christian apologist and a Mormon leader over the veracity of the claims of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A church in Vermont has been getting widespread attention online for its parody of the 1984 Lee Greenwood patriotic song "God Bless the USA," presenting a more critical view of the United States.
The Church of England has released a statement clarifying that a recent blog entry claiming they were going to abolish the Doctrine of the Holy Trinity was satirical.
Christian organizations in the United Kingdom are expressing concern and opposition to a proposed law that would ban counseling and therapies for patients with unwanted same-sex attraction.
Trump is scheduled to announce his nominee for the high court next Monday. Here is some background on the four judges who might become the nominee for the empty Supreme Court seat.
The number of United States citizens who consider themselves "extremely proud" to be Americans has hit an 18-year low, according to polling by Gallup.