International House of Prayer Kansas City denies report it plans to close

International House of Prayer Kansas City has denied a report that the ministry is in the process of shutting down but says it’s in a restructuring phase that will shutter…

New York church sued for gender bias picks male pastor again, continuing 200-year tradition

Kevin R. Johnson, founding pastor of Dare to Imagine Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been recommended to take the helm of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City,…

Episcopal bishops oppose seminary’s lease agreement with Catholic choral group over LGBT stance

Episcopal Church bishops have objected to a New York-based seminary possibly allowing a Catholic choral group to lease space on its property because of the reported theologically conservative views of…

International House of Prayer Kansas City to shutter in wake of Mike Bickle scandal: report

International House of Prayer Kansas City is reportedly winding down the operations of its movement and missions organization based in Missouri due to the financial impact of the sexual abuse…

Mark Driscoll slams Jezebel spirit after megachurch hosts sword swallower Alex Magala

Mark Driscoll has been forced to defend himself after he was temporarily asked to leave the stage during James River Church’s Stronger Men’s Conference in Missouri for calling a performance…

Churches host job fairs to help the formerly incarcerated get their ‘second chance’

Several churches in two states and the nation’s capital are hosting job fairs this week as part of a Nationwide Day of Second Chances partnership with a nonprofit that seeks…

Televangelist, prosperity gospel preacher Jerry Savelle dies at 76

Jerry Savelle, a televangelist and proponent of the prosperity gospel, which claims that believers will see improvements in wealth and health in this life, has died at 76. Read More…

Pastor Greg Laurie on why Iran’s attack on Israel is a sign of the End Times

Iran’s attack on Israel is a significant biblical sign, said Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Fellowship during his sermon on Sunday, titled “The Road Less Traveled.” Read More The Christian…

Open Doors US leader reveals what Western Church can learn from persecuted Christians

In a world where comfort often silences the cries for justice and religious freedom, Ryan Brown, CEO of persecution watchdog Open Doors U.S., is highlighting the realities faced by believers…

This week in Christian history: Christianity introduced to the Philippines, Father Damien dies

Events that occurred this week in Christian history include Cardinal Richelieu becoming a bishop, the death of Father Damien, and Christianity being introduced to the Philippines. Read More The Christian…

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