Social Media Scam Is Using Pastor Charles Stanley’s Name to Sell Marijuana Products

Social Media Scam Is Using Pastor Charles Stanley’s Name to Sell Marijuana Products

Charles Stanley has been spending more time with family since he stepped down as pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta in 2020. He has continued...
Dennis R. Edwards on Sometimes You Have to Shake the Dust Off Your Feet

Dennis R. Edwards on Sometimes You Have to Shake the Dust Off Your Feet

One of the most frustrating—but ultimately liberating—experiences during my three decades of pastoral ministry was resigning from a predominately white urban church in a...
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, speaks June 12, 2019, during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Alabama. RNS photo by Butch Dill

Russell Moore Claims That Southern Baptist Convention Leaders Mishandled ‘Crisis of Sexual Abuse’ in...

New allegations about the mishandling of sex abuse claims at the highest levels of the Southern Baptist Convention were made public in a recent letter...

Pastor Rick Warren Announces Retirement From Saddleback Church

LAKE FOREST, Cali. (BP) – Pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren announced Sunday (June 6) that he is stepping down from leading Saddleback Church,...
Wisconsin Priest Digs in With Refusal of Bishop’s Demand to Resign

Wisconsin Priest Digs in With Refusal of Bishop’s Demand to Resign

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Rev. James Altman calls himself “a lowly priest” serving a blue-collar city in western Wisconsin. But when his bishop...
Singapore Christians Show God’s Love to Foreigners, Even When They Are at Epicenter of Coronavirus Outbreak

Singapore Christians Show God’s Love to Foreigners, Even When They Are at Epicenter of...

When Singapore detected its first case of COVID-19 in January 2020, containment seemed manageable—until the disease started spreading like wildfire among migrant workers. While cases...
Clarence Williams III, ‘The Mod Squad’ And ‘Purple Rain’ Actor, Dies At 81

Clarence Williams III, ‘The Mod Squad’ And ‘Purple Rain’ Actor, Dies At 81

Clarence Williams III, who played the cool undercover cop Linc Hayes on the counterculture series The Mod Squad and Prince's father in Purple Rain, has died. He...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wants Apology From the Catholic Church Vatican for School Abuses

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wants Apology From the Catholic Church Vatican for School...

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday he is “deeply disappointed” the Roman Catholic Church has not offered a formal apology...
Former Art Studio of Nun Corita Ken Designated as Historic Monument

Former Art Studio of Nun Corita Ken Designated as Historic Monument

LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The former Hollywood art studio of Corita Kent — a Roman Catholic religious sister who was known for her pop...
Whale’s Head Impaled on Spike as Brutal Slaughter Returns to Faroe Islands

Whale’s Head Impaled on Spike as Brutal Slaughter Returns to Faroe Islands

Hundreds of people will be taking part in months of animal slaughter in a green list country which has left horrified tourists in tears. Campaigners...
Over 100 Cats Found Living In Unsafe Conditions At New Jersey Home

Over 100 Cats Found Living In Unsafe Conditions At New Jersey Home

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — More than 100 cats have been rescued from a home in New Jersey. Animal Control officers found dozens of...
Study Finds That Puppies Are Born With ‘Human-Like’ Social Skills, Wired to Communicate With People

Study Finds That Puppies Are Born With ‘Human-Like’ Social Skills, Wired to Communicate With...

TUCSON, Ariz. — In news that’s sure to start plenty of new conversations between people and “man’s best friend,” a new study finds puppies...
Bing Censors Image Search for Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man’ — Even in the US

Bing Censors Image Search for Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man’ — Even in the US

Bing, the search engine owned by Microsoft, is not displaying image results for a search for "Tank man," even when searching from the United...
Why the Southern Baptist Convention Published a Report Alleging Paige Patterson’s Seminary Theft

Why the Southern Baptist Convention Published a Report Alleging Paige Patterson’s Seminary Theft

The recent publication of the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Book of Reports has reignited a public dispute between Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and its...
Parachurch Ministry Cru Divided Over Emphasis on Race

Parachurch Ministry Cru Divided Over Emphasis on Race

The debate over critical race theory has landed at Cru, one of the country’s most prominent parachurch ministries, where a 179-page letter alleging an...
Katie Fuhs on Why the Evangelical Church Desperately Needs Refugees

Katie Fuhs on Why the Evangelical Church Desperately Needs Refugees

Katie Fuhs is pursuing her M.A. in Humanitarian and Disaster Leadership at Wheaton College. She received her BSW from the University of Illinois at...
Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Saga Raises M for TV Series

Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Saga Raises $5M for TV Series

The crowdfunding platform behind the acclaimed TV drama The Chosen has raised $5 million to create an animated version of The Wingfeather Saga, the award-winning...
Study Says Gen Z Lost Touch With Faith Communities During Pandemic

Study Says Gen Z Lost Touch With Faith Communities During Pandemic

By Jana Riess Researchers are warning religious leaders, teachers and parents that there isn’t going to be a simple “back to normal” approach for young...
Tulsa Pastors Mark 100 Years Since 1921 Massacre

Tulsa Pastors Mark 100 Years Since 1921 Massacre

By Peter Smith TULSA, Okla. (AP) — When white attackers destroyed the prosperous Black neighborhood of Greenwood 100 years ago this week, they bypassed the...
Tulsa Church Ledger Preserves Stories of Faith After 1921 Massacre

Tulsa Church Ledger Preserves Stories of Faith After 1921 Massacre

The book might look like it’s just a list of names and numbers, but Robert Richard Allen Turner, pastor of Vernon African Methodist Episcopal...