Tattoos for Jesus? Group Raises Funds for ‘Church Plant’ by Tattooing Members, Sampling Booze

Tattoos for Jesus? Group Raises Funds for ‘Church Plant’ by Tattooing Members, Sampling Booze

TEMPE, Ariz. — A group in Arizona that identifies itself as being under the banner of Reformed Christianity recently raised funds for a church plant in Hawaii by offering tattoos and hosting a Bible conference featuring a beer flight. Apologia Studios, led by Marcus Pittman, which is a part of Apologia Church, led by Jeff […]

‘Pope Francis’ Says Roman Catholics, Christians Should Seek Forgiveness From Homosexuals

‘Pope Francis’ Says Roman Catholics, Christians Should Seek Forgiveness From Homosexuals

ROME (Reuters) — Jorge Bergoglio, who goes by the name “Pope Francis,” said on Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from homosexuals for the way they had treated them. Speaking to reporters aboard the plane taking him back to Rome from Armenia, he also said the Church should ask forgiveness for the […]

Hateful ‘Heretic’ Booted by Landlord Over Praise for Orlando Massacre

Hateful ‘Heretic’ Booted by Landlord Over Praise for Orlando Massacre

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A so-called pastor and his California congregation are being booted from their weekly meeting place after a recent sermon offered praise for the Orlando massacre and lamented that more homosexuals weren’t killed. “The tragedy is more of them didn’t die,” Roger Jimenez of Verity Baptist Church stated last week in a recorded message […]

‘Belieber!’: Religious Publishers Raking in Rewards With Justin Bieber and the Bible

‘Belieber!’: Religious Publishers Raking in Rewards With Justin Bieber and the Bible

(Reuters) — Religious publishers in the United States are busy these days, releasing such new books as a biography of pop music phenom Justin Bieber — entitled “Belieber!: Fame, Faith and The Heart of Justin Bieber.” Other tomes mix spirituality with memoir and self-help topics. New editions of the Bible have also been released recently,  as […]

‘Together 2016’ Organizer Meets With ‘Pope Francis’ to Unite Christians, Catholics on National Mall

‘Together 2016’ Organizer Meets With ‘Pope Francis’ to Unite Christians, Catholics on National Mall

WASHINGTON — An ecumenical event featuring Hillsong United, Lecrae, Michael W. Smith, Josh McDowell, Ravi Zacharias, Francis Chan and other renown evangelical and Catholic speakers and musicians that is set to take place in Washington, D.C. is raising concerns as it seeks to draw a million attendees to “link arms” in unity, including with the Vatican. […]

U.K. Congregation Posts Kanye West Lyrics Rather Than Scripture to Attract Attendees

U.K. Congregation Posts Kanye West Lyrics Rather Than Scripture to Attract Attendees

LONDON — A congregation in London is raising eyebrows over its practice of quoting from celebrities such as Kanye West on their outdoor blackboard rather than Scripture as a way to attract attendees. “You’re not perfect, but you’re not your mistakes,” read a recent quote outside of St. Andrew’s Church in Hornchurch, London, attributing the lyric to rapper […]

‘Christian Rocker’ Left Wife, Children After Embracing Homosexuality

‘Christian Rocker’ Left Wife, Children After Embracing Homosexuality

During an appearance on ABC’s “The View” on Friday, Everyday Sunday’s Trey Pearson, who released a letter last week to fans in which he came out as a homosexual, outlined that he has left his wife after deciding to no longer fight against having feelings for men. As previously reported, Pearson, known for the hit songs “Find Me […]

Church Plant Part of Tim Keller’s ‘Gospel Coalition’ Urges Pastors to ‘Tell Us to Vote for Clinton’

Church Plant Part of Tim Keller’s ‘Gospel Coalition’ Urges Pastors to ‘Tell Us to Vote for Clinton’

WASHINGTON — A leader at a Washington, D.C. assembly that is a part of Tim Keller’s Gospel Coalition recently penned an article asserting that pastors nationwide should encourage their congregations to vote for Hillary Clinton. Nick Rodriguez is a member of Anacostia River Church, a congregation planted by Mark Dever and led by Thabiti Anyabwile. […]

Hillsong’s Brian Houston Confirms Youth Leader Appeared as ‘Naked Cowboy’ at Women’s Conference

Hillsong’s Brian Houston Confirms Youth Leader Appeared as ‘Naked Cowboy’ at Women’s Conference

NEW YORK — Hillsong leader Brian Houston confirmed this week that the youth minister at Hillsong NYC recently appeared as a “Naked Cowboy” lookalike at the congregation’s recent women’s conference, but said he didn’t know about the plan in advance and that it “won’t happen again.” As previously reported, Hillsong’s Colour Conference was held on […]

‘Christian Rocker’ Who Came Out as ‘Gay’ to Perform at Pride Festival

‘Christian Rocker’ Who Came Out as ‘Gay’ to Perform at Pride Festival

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A self-identifying Christian rock band whose lead singer came out as homosexual this week and was applauded by several other professing Christian musicians, has now announced that it will be performing at a festival this month celebrating “gay pride.” Everyday Sunday’s Trey Pearson, 35, released a letter to fans on Monday to […]

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