Here are just a few things that happened this week, Nov. 26 - Dec. 2, in Church history.
Thanksgiving is one of the most important holidays in the United States. Tens of millions of Americans travel to be with family, to feast, and to be thankful.
The Little Sisters of the Poor are returning to court to stop the attorneys general of California and Pennsylvania from overturning a recently acquired exemption to the Health and Human Services Department's new birth control mandate exemption.
An Ohio congregation is planning to serve approximately 2,400 meals this Thanksgiving for those in need, exceeding the number of dinners from past years.
A federal judge has struck down a New Jersey city's ordinance that barred pro-life activists from being closer than eight feet from the entrance of abortion clinics.
A Texas county's sheriff hosted a security summit at a megachurch to educate churchgoers following the recent mass shooting at a rural church.
Controversial Alabama Judge and U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore has been weathering allegations that he had multiple affairs with underage girls decades ago.
The South Carolina Supreme Court has denied a motion by a breakaway diocese to reconsider a decision granting ownership of nearly all of their properties to The Episcopal Church.
Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.
A Christian business executive believes workers should not place their faith life and employment in separate "silos," but rather should think of them as "one circle."
Pro-life activists are expected to appeal a Pennsylvania court's ruling that upheld a city's ordinance that imposes a buffer zone of 15 feet outside abortion clinics.
A progressive evangelical pastor whose 2015 pro-gay marriage announcement led to a steep decline in his church's membership now says that he believes he should have given his church more input on the announcement than he did.
A school district in Michigan has canceled a lunch hour Bible class overseen by a teacher at a public elementary school following a complaint from a local church-state watchdog group.
An evangelical church in Tennessee that garnered national headlines a couple of years ago for coming out as pro-gay marriage is selling its property to a growing theologically conservative church.
A congregation that once had ties with the Tennessee Baptist Convention is no longer part of the regional Southern Baptist body due to the church's decision to have a female senior pastor.
Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend Justin Welby is defending guidance from the Church of England demanding that schools allow minors to explore gender identity, including letting boys wear girls' clothes.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by an atheist organization against a West Virginia school district for having an elective Bible course that has existed since 1939.
'God and Donald Trump' Author Says Pres. Has Potential for Greatness, Likes Evangelicals (Interview)
Evangelicals and others should give President Donald Trump a chance, especially given his warm reception of evangelical Christians, says the author of a new book examining the spiritual side of the controversial commander-in-chief.
A church in Indiana will distribute hundreds of turkeys for the less fortunate as part of an annual event held during the Thanksgiving season.
Conservative Breakaway Episcopal Diocese Has Right to $500 Million Worth of Church Property, Over 100 Clergy Argue in Brief
More than 100 clergy have signed on to an amicus brief in favor of a conservative breakaway Episcopal diocese's claim to approximately $500 million worth of property.
The Family Research Council has launched a petition in support of an Air Force colonel who was reportedly disciplined for refusing to sign a certificate of appreciation to the same-sex spouse of a retiring serviceman.
Sandra Bullock, the big-name actress who starred in such films as "Speed" and "The Blind Side," is slated to play former pro-choice Texas legislator Wendy Davis in new film.
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in a lawsuit centered on whether a California law mandating that pro-life women's health clinics promote abortion is unconstitutional.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Nov. 12-18, in Church history. They include the arrest of an influential Christian author and a discovery by a famed British missionary.
A city in California is garnering controversy over an apparent decision to stop a church from feeding local homeless, effective after Thanksgiving.