New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, one of the top conservative Roman Catholic Church leaders in America, mused over Pope Francis' recent comments about God loving gay people by suggesting that Jesus Christ could have said the same thing.
Paige Patterson, the now former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary president, has released a statement about his decision to resign by saying that he's "hurt" by the events that transpired amid controversies surrounding his past comments, but has vowed to carry on his Christian witness.
Pastor Greg Laurie asserted that recent geopolitical events suggest we are living in the last days, and he urged Christians to take every opportunity to share the Gospel.
The Southern Baptist Convention has now officially severed its ties with the District of Columbia Baptist Convention after the latter refused to remove a married lesbian couple as co-pastors from a church in the nation's capital.
Rick Patrick, an Alabama pastor, publisher of SBC Today and executive director of the Connect 316 ministry, has apologized for a Facebook post mocking prominent evangelical supporters of women as the #MeToo movement rises in churches.
6,000 Attend UMC Women's Assembly, Speakers Lament Failure to Pass 'God Isn't Male or Female' Amendment
Approximately 6,000 people attended the United Methodist Women's quadrennial Assembly, where leaders denounced the denomination's recent voting down of an amendment to their Book of Discipline which said that God is not "male or female."
Former Southern Baptist Convention President Paige Patterson has agreed to resign from his position as head of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary amid various controversies, including comments he made years ago where he appeared to endorse having abused wives remain with their husbands.
Christians Called to Be Confrontational, Attorney Who Argued Supreme Court Christian Baker Case Says
An attorney who represented Colorado baker Jack Phillips before the United States Supreme Court has stated that she believes that being confrontational is part of the Christian calling.
The last will and testament of famous evangelist Billy Graham, who died at the age of 99 in February, has been released to the public.
The Rev. Gregory Stevens, a California pastor who has been highly praised for his "ability to relate to people," stepped down from his role at a progressive Baptist Church in the wealthy city of Palo Alto last week after sparking furor over his comments that the city is an "elitist sh** den of hate."
Roman Catholic Church leader Pope Francis has reportedly told a gay man who is a victim of clerical sex abuse that God made him gay and loves him the way he is.
This Week in Christian History: John Wesley Rebirth, American Presbyterian Church, Failed End Times Prophecy
Here are just a few things that happened this week, May 20-26, in Church history. They include the first Presbyterian Church General in America, a born again spiritual experience for the founder of Methodism, and Family Radio's failed end times prophecy.
A New Testament scholar is tackling a subject that has confounded sincere Christians across the ages: the identity and function of the third Person of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit. And, he maintains, many Christians in the West remain closed to the Spirit and are hampered by fear when it comes to relating to Him and tapping into his power.
Pentecost Sunday is an annual holy day that falls on May 20 of this year. While denominations like the Roman Catholic Church and the United Methodist Church officially celebrate it, large numbers of Christians who do not follow a liturgical calendar might not be familiar with the observance.
New research shows a widespread departure among Christians from traditional Bible teaching such as Jesus being the only way to salvation and some scholars have blamed the ideological shift in part, on influential divinity schools and charismatic church leaders.
A nondenominational church in Virginia claims to be the first church in history to open up its own nonprofit grocery store to provide its local impoverished community discounted groceries at up to three-quarters of the cost of regular grocery stores.
Bishop E.W. Jackson, founder of The Called Church in Virginia, has told Christians that failing to vote is a "sin against God" in his campaign video running as a Republican for a U.S. Senate seat.
Warning against the "evil" and "anti-biblical" stance of social justice activism, Pastor Grady Arnold of Calvary Baptist Church in Cuero, Texas, has submitted a proposal to the Southern Baptist Convention's resolutions committee calling on the denomination to denounce the movement at their annual meeting, scheduled for June 12-13 in Dallas.
Christianity in developed countries still grapples with encroachments of animism, according to a Bible translator who has experience witnessing to animists.
Pastor J.D. Greear of Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, has had to defend his complementarian view of gender that women and men have equal but separate roles in the church and family, after some likened his view to Jim Crow laws.
North Point Community Church Senior Pastor Andy Stanley has responded to critics of a recent sermon he preached, explaining that those concerned with his comments need to understand the context of his remarks.
'American Idol' Finalist to Lead Global Rallying Cry to Reach Millions Who've Never Heard the Gospel
American Idol finalist Phil Stacey is lending his voice to the International Day for the Unreached event happening on May 20 which will be broadcast on three continents in hopes of taking the Gospel to the 2.5 billion people across the world who have never heard it.
A controversial longtime Alabama pastor, the Rev. Michael R. Jordan, of New Era Baptist Church in Birmingham, slammed the Church of the Highlands, the state's largest church, on Thursday as racist and "hypocritical" while alleging that their motives behind a planned church plant in the city to help fight crime are not "pure."
Megachurch pastor Andy Stanley's recent message in which he urged Christians to "unhitch" their faith from the Old Testament continues to draw flak, with some calling it heresy.
The Rev. Franklin Graham has made note of prophecy surrounding the return of Jesus Christ as Christians and Jews mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Israel and the U.S. embassy's official opening in Jerusalem.
A campus of an eight-location multiracial megachurch in Ohio celebrated its 10th anniversary by buying gas for over 100 cars on Saturday.
More than half of American Protestant Christians report tithing their income. But all tithes don't necessarily go to the church, with some Christians believing they can tithe to charities, including secular ones, according to recently released findings by LifeWay Research.
So. Baptist Head Steve Gaines Asks for 'Forgiveness' Over Paige Patterson Controversy: 'The Church Is No Place for Misogyny'
Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines has asked for "forgiveness" on behalf of the entire convention and explained why he can't remove controversial Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson as a speaker at this year's SBC annual meeting in Dallas.
Former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has condemned First Baptist Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffress for his past comments on Jews, Mormons, Muslims, and Hell, arguing that he is a "religious bigot" who should not be delivering a prayer at the new American embassy in Jerusalem.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, May 13–19, in Church history. They include the first showing of the musical Godspell, the birth of Pope John Paul II, and the first reported sighting of Our Lady of Fatima.