The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) announced Tennessee pastor Steve Gaines as its newly elected president following candidate J.D. Greear’s announcement of his decision to withdraw his candidacy in an effort to preserve denominational unity.
First Presbyterian Church of Orange County (FPCOC) in Westminster, California, has finished constructing their new education building in their parking lot, and has been able to garner support from the surrounding community.
Southern Baptists Convention found some good news and some bad news in its latest Annual Church Profile (ACP) report. SBC planted more churches last year and registered an increase in total giving, but has lost members and baptized fewer people over the course of nine years.
Christian converts coming to Britain for asylum are being asked strange questions about faith to assess their authenticity rather than questions that can truly act as a litmus test for faith.
The United Methodist Church members of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference voted down a married lesbian woman’s ordination as Deacon on June 1.
A Sunday service at a church in China was interrupted, and its members were forbidden to hold services and asked to register with the authorities.
Transitioning from being the youth pastor of a smaller-sized church with 14 students, to being the youth pastor of a group that’s 10 times larger, comes with some unique challenges as well as new opportunities and lessons, says Pastor Arnold Kim.
About 25 percent clergy in the Church of England is over 60 years old, and only 13 percent are under the age of 40, which means that most of the ministers are between the age of 40 and 60 and may be reaching the retirement age in the next 20 years, according to new statistics released by the ministry.
Sudan continues to arrest local Christian pastors on ambiguous charges ranging from espionage to undermining national security.
On May 22nd in Satna district, Pastor A B Anthony of Brethren Assembly, his wife Prabha, and another woman assistant, P Anthony, were taken into custody on charges of allegedly conducting “forced conversions” and hurting religious sentiments.
Most Protestant pastors like to preach in prison, but few have resources to run effective prison ministry, according to a new LifeWay research.
The United Methodist Church has parted ways with an interfaith group which supports and advocates for abortion rights.
“Do you understand?” “Jogeum,” Tim Schlensker would respond in Korean with a smile as his abonim — or father-in-law — would turn and ask him in broken English in the middle of conversations with his other elderly Korean friends.
Most Pastors Believe Moral Failure Among Clergy Shouldn't Lead to Permanent Ban, But a Chance at Restoration: Survey
About 50 percent of Protestant pastors say ministers should temporarily resign if they are accused of adultery, but only a few thought that they should be banned permanently from pastoral position, a new survey by LifeWay Research reported.
Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Arrested Again After Spending Three Years in Prison for Evangelizing
An Iranian, pastor who was put on death row for apostasy in 2010 and then acquitted about two years later, was rearrested along with his wife and another church member on 13th May, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.