Protestant churches in the United States rarely reprimand their members for misconduct as a survey indicates that more than half of pastors say they don't know of an instance in which their church has disciplined a member.
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, a Baptist association in Georgia held a historic vote to expel a longtime member church because of alleged racist attitudes and actions.
The Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee on Tuesday named attorney D. August "Augie" Boto as its interim president following the retirement of former president Frank Page last month due to an "inappropriate relationship."
A Nigerian pastor has been arrested after he was accused of killing his "secret lover" and burying her in his unfinished church.
While many evangelicals in America today are proud that they don't subscribe to the "prosperity gospel," Christian evangelist Beth Moore argued Wednesday night that many are guilty to subscribing to a "pampered gospel."
In the closing speech of the MLK50 Conference in Memphis on Wednesday night, popular theologian John Piper seemingly questioned Martin Luther King Jr.'s theological beliefs but stressed that God used the Civil Rights hero to open his eyes to his own "inexcusable" blind racism.
A Texas megachurch has blessed more than 4,000 families within a 20-mile radius of each of its five campuses this Easter by paying off their medical debt totaling more than $10.5 million.
Hundreds of Catholic employers have been relieved of millions of dollars in crippling fines after a judge granted them relief from the penalties of violating the federal birth control mandate requiring organizations provide coverage of contraception and abortifacients in employee health care plans.
New research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health by scholars at the University of Texas purports to show that the more transgender youth are called by their preferred name in society, it lowers their risk of suicide and depression. However, a top pediatrician denounced the research as "meaningless" and leading to "false" conclusions.
A California pastor who "changed" his mind on homosexuality has announced that he will step down from the pastoral role of the church he founded over 20 years ago, which was expelled by the Southern Baptist Convention in 2014 for blessing gay unions.
While 13-year-old Jesse Hernandez spent 12 hours on Sunday into Monday morning trapped in Los Angeles' maze of sewer pipes not knowing whether he would live or die, he says that there was only one thing he could do in his moment of despair.
NBC Faces Backlash for Publishing Claim That Christianity Is Used to 'Prop Up' White Supremacy on Easter
NBC News received much backlash on social media after it published an op-ed on Easter Sunday that contended that the Christian faith is being used to "prop up" white supremacy.
Just four days after Easter, George Washington University will host a training session open to students and faculty to teach them about "Christian privilege" in America.
A Texas elementary school art teacher was suspended after a parent complained that she discussed her sexual orientation with students in class.
Miss. Church Votes to Leave UMC Over 'Failure to Uphold Scripture,' Abortion, Homosexuality, Resurrection, Christ's Divinity
Church members at First United Methodist Church of Louisville, Mississippi have overwhelmingly voted to withdraw the congregation's membership from the United Methodist Church denomination, citing a number of issues including homosexuality and abortion as the reasons.
American pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been imprisoned in Turkey since October 2016 on false terror and espionage charges, received a visit Wednesday from U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., inside Buca Prison in Izmir.
Prominent evangelical leader James Dobson has voiced his disapproval with Republicans in Congress for passing a spending bill that he considers to be a "betrayal" to those who voted for them.
The mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts is trying to punish a church for providing shelter to an immigrant mother of American citizens facing deportation back to Peru.
The world's largest Catholic fraternal organization gave over $1 million to help persecuted Iraqi and Syrian Christians as they celebrate the Holy Week and reflect on the resurrection and sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
A new study has found that Christian colleges in the United States generate more than $60 billion in annual economic impact to the U.S. economy and generate over $9.7 billion in federal tax revenue each year although the schools themselves have tax-exempt statuses.
A politically diverse group of over 80 prominent evangelical leaders, spanning from former Southern Baptist Convention presidents Ronnie Floyd and Jack Graham to Sojourners founder Jim Wallis, have signed a joint statement calling for united prayer for peace in the Korean Peninsula.
Rick Seaward, a Charismatic church planter who helped plant thousands of churches around the world and the founder of Singapore's first megachurch, was killed in a car accident last Saturday while in Brazil for a missions conference.
Conservative evangelical leaders have issued a rare public condemnation of the Donald Trump White House after the president signed an "immoral" spending bill that they say "constituted a moment of weakness" for his administration.
A Christian man sentenced to death in 2016 after he was accused of blasphemy in Pakistan has been granted a rare acquittal after spending nearly two years in jail.
A Ugandan man who left Islam to accept faith in Christ has suffered serious burns on nearly half his body as he believes that members of his family took vengeance on him by attacking him with scarring-hot cooking oil.