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WATCH: Raphael Warnock, Pastor of Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Issues Statement After Being Arrested While Protesting on Capitol Hill

Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, was arrested on Tuesday in Washington, DC, during a protest. (more…)

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Three Years Later, Families Remember Those Lost on Downed MH17 Flight

Relatives and friends of people killed three years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine gathered Monday to mark the anniversary at a new memorial near the Amsterdam airport from which the plane departed. (more…)

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Rob Bell says, ‘I’m as Traditional as It Gets…Billy Graham Shaped Me’ – But If Billy Graham Shaped him, Bell Would Believe There Is a Hell for People Who Don’t Trust Christ as Savior, Like Billy Graham Preached

Controversial author and spiritual teacher Rob Bell insisted that he is "as traditional as it gets" despite evangelicals finding fault in his views on Hell, and said that famous evangelist Billy Graham helped shape his beliefs. (more…)

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Pastor and Author Efrem Smith: “We Cannot Surrender the Outposts of God’s Kingdom To the Ways of Our Nation. Christians Are Here To Transform.”

Over the past several years, cultural divisions of race, class, politics and faith have become starker than any time in recent memory. While it would be easy to only think of American politics here, it is a worldwide phenomenon, one that requires a quiet, global response of love and reconciliation

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Brazil Court Clears Ryan Lochte of Criminal Charge Stemming From Rio Olympics Incident

An appellate court in Brazil has dismissed a criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, concluding that Lochte did not break the law in exaggerating the details of an incident at a gas station during the Rio Olympics in August. (more…)

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Thousands Rally in Istanbul to Protest Government Crackdown After Failed Military Coup

Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Istanbul on Sunday at the culmination of 25-day march that has grown into the biggest protest against a government crackdown following last July's failed military coup. (more…)

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Lawmakers Injured in Clashes at Venezuelan National Assembly

Armed with pipes, sticks and stones, supporters of embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro stormed the country's National Assembly in Caracas Wednesday and attacked opposition lawmakers, witnesses said. (more…)

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Rapper Arrested on Unrelated Charges After Arkansas Nightclub Shooting

A rapper whose concert in Little Rock became the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated charges, authorities said. (more…)

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5 Men Found Guilty of Murder in Assassination of Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov

A jury found five men guilty Thursday in the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, bringing to a close a trial that Nemtsov's allies believe failed to bring the slaying's masterminds to justice. (more…)

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Lincoln Square Teams With Viola Davis & Julius Tennon On True-Crime Docu-Series For ABC

ABC News’ Lincoln Square Productions and Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions, along with XCON Productions, are developing a six-part true-crime documentary series for ABC. (more…)

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Georgia Inmates Who Escaped Prison, Killed 2 Guards Captured in Tennessee

They stole at least four vehicles, tied up an elderly couple after invading their home and led the police on a high-speed chase, the authorities said. But on the third day of a nationwide manhunt, two Georgia inmates who officials said had killed a pair of guards in a brazen

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White Supremacy and Racism Are ‘Anti-Christ,’ Russell Moore Tells Southern Baptists At Annual Convention

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's policy wing called white supremacy and blood and soil racism "anti-Christ doctrines," and urged all Baptists to be "a sign of contradiction to the world." (more…)

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The Oldest African-American Baptist Church In Phoenix, First Institutional, Is Celebrating Its 40th Pastoral & 112th Church Anniversaries with Month-Long Celebration In September

The Celebration: Enjoy an Evening of Elegance at the Gala and more We will celebrate the great and impactful work of Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr., both as our Senior Pastor and as a Community Social Justice Icon, the entire month of September. Complete with Guest Preachers and events sure to honor

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Rev. Dwight McKissic Proposes Resolution on The Condemnation of The “Alt-Right” Movement and The Roots of White Supremacy to the 2017 SBC Phoenix Convention

Resolution on the Condemnation of the “Alt-Right” Movement and the Roots of White Supremacy” Submitted to the SBC Phoenix Convention 2017 by William Dwight McKissic, Sr. (more…)

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