Joel Osteen Says He’s Not ‘Cheating People’ by Neglecting to Preach on Repentance, Hell

Joel Osteen Says He’s Not ‘Cheating People’ by Neglecting to Preach on Repentance, Hell

Megachurch self-help author and motivational speaker Joel Osteen says that he doesn’t believe that he’s “cheating people” by neglecting to preach on repentance or eternal punishment as he opines that people “feel guilty enough.” Osteen was featured on CBS Sunday Morning on March 27, as correspondent Tracy Smith visited Lakewood to interview the megachurch leader. “You’ve been criticized […]

Filipinos Engage in Annual Ritual of Whipping, Crucifying Themselves: Video

Filipinos Engage in Annual Ritual of Whipping, Crucifying Themselves: Video

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines — Thousands in the heavily Roman Catholic country of the Philippines looked on as their neighbors engaged in self-flagellation in the streets, while others volunteered themselves to be nailed to the cross for the Good Friday holiday. The tradition, while criticized by local Roman Catholic leaders who would prefer to see “good works” from […]

Joel Osteen’s Senior Worship Leader: ‘I Have Not Been Fired’ Following Divorce, New Girlfriend

Joel Osteen’s Senior Worship Leader: ‘I Have Not Been Fired’ Following Divorce, New Girlfriend

HOUSTON, Texas — The longtime senior worship leader for megachurch self-help author and motivational speaker Joel Osteen says that he was not fired after announcing his divorce last month and being photographed this month kissing a woman not his wife. Lakewood has classified the arrangement as “indefinite leave.” As previously reported, on February 22, Houghton, a five-time […]

Joel Osteen’s Senior Worship Leader ‘Released’ Amid Cheating Scandal

Joel Osteen’s Senior Worship Leader ‘Released’ Amid Cheating Scandal

HOUSTON, Texas — The longtime senior worship leader for megachurch self-help author and motivational speaker Joel Osteen is raising concerns after he was recently photographed in Mexico with a woman not his wife just weeks after announcing his divorce. On February 22, Houghton, a five-time Grammy Award Gospel singer known for his songs “Friend of God,” […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Compares Donald Trump to King David, Talks About Watching Elton John Together on Private Jet

Jerry Falwell Jr. Compares Donald Trump to King David, Talks About Watching Elton John Together on Private Jet

With presidential campaigning in full force, Jerry Falwell Jr., president of what heralds itself as the world’s largest Christian university, is defending and cozying up to the lead contender on the Republican ticket, recently recalling to the university newspaper how he and Trump watched an Elton John concert together on the billionaire’s private jet—a man whose sins he […]

‘Luscious Lesbians’: Candace Cameron Bure Takes Part in Racy ‘Dirty Dancing’ Scene in ‘Fuller House’

‘Luscious Lesbians’: Candace Cameron Bure Takes Part in Racy ‘Dirty Dancing’ Scene in ‘Fuller House’

Despite her regular profession of being a Christian on television, talk show host and actor and sister to Kirk Cameron, Candace Cameron Bure recently let loose in an episode of “Fuller House”—a restart of the 80’s show “Full House”—pulling out her “dirty dancing” moves with her best friend in a lingerie-style dress, the two being referred to as “luscious lesbians.” […]

Southern Baptist Convention Boots South Carolina Congregation for Affirming Homosexual Behavior

Southern Baptist Convention Boots South Carolina Congregation for Affirming Homosexual Behavior

NASHVILLE — The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee has voted to remove a South Carolina congregation from fellowship due to its affirmation of homosexual behavior. The Committee’s decision on Tuesday to remove Augusta Heights Baptist Church in Greenville was based on “public information provided by the church, which amounts to clear evidence of the church’s affirmation […]

Wheaton Denies Seeking Resignation of Former Lesbian Employee Who Believes It’s ‘Good to Be Gay’

Wheaton Denies Seeking Resignation of Former Lesbian Employee Who Believes It’s ‘Good to Be Gay’

WHEATON, Ill. — Officials at Wheaton College, who have been in headlines in recent months surrounding controversy over a professor who claimed that Christians and Muslims worship the same God, are now denying that they sought the resignation of a former lesbian employee who says she was forced out over her views that it is “good” […]

Hillary Clinton Says She Is ‘Person of Faith,’ Cheered at Gospel Music’s Stellar Awards

Hillary Clinton Says She Is ‘Person of Faith,’ Cheered at Gospel Music’s Stellar Awards

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, a vocal supporter of abortion and same-sex “marriage, was cheered enthusiastically during Sunday’s Stellar Awards in Las Vegas, which heralds itself as “the premier gospel event that recognizes and honors African American artists.” While the event will not be televised until March 5, the show’s producers at […]

‘Keep Your $10’: ‘Christian’ Rapper Andy Mineo Mocks Fans, Defends Profanity Use

‘Keep Your $10’: ‘Christian’ Rapper Andy Mineo Mocks Fans, Defends Profanity Use

An unrepentant professing Christian rapper, who has worked with artists such as Lecrae, Tedashii and Sho Baraka, is claiming that it is permissible for Christians to use profanity and is arguing that refraining from the use of expletives has nothing to do with being set apart for Christ. Andy Mineo, known for his “God Belongs in My City” […]