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Texas Rep Confronts ‘Pastoral’ Leader of Church-State Separation Group About Gospel

WASHINGTON – During a hearing on Capitol Hill that centered on the current state of religious freedom in America, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) grilled the leader of a prominent church-state separation group if he believes in the biblical command to share the gospel. The event, which was hosted by the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and […]

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Hipster Hillsong ‘Pastor’ Drawing Concern for Concealing Beliefs on Homosexuality

NEW YORK – Progressive ‘pastor’ Carl Lentz of New York City draws thousands of followers—including Justin Bieber—to concert-like services each week, but many Christians are concerned that he seems to be concealing his stances on moral issues, including homosexuality. Hillsong New York City is a popular Pentacostal congregation, which meets each week in nightclubs, theaters, and other venues across […]

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‘Faith Healer’ Todd Bentley Called Out as False Prophet by Man With Cerebral Palsy: Video

TULSA, Okla. – A man confined to a wheelchair due to his struggles with cerebral palsy gave a face-to-face warning to ‘faith healer’ Todd Bentley this past Thursday in front of a live audience that had gathered for Bentley’s healing crusade. Justin Peters, who runs Justin Peters Ministries in Oklahoma, attended the event to rebuke Bentley over what he believes are […]

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Pope Hosts Interfaith ‘Peace Gathering’ Featuring Christian, Jewish, Muslim Prayers

ROME – In an effort to encourage peace in the Middle East, Pope Francis hosted the leaders of the Israeli and Palestinian worlds at the Vatican on Sunday, presenting an ecumenical gathering that joined professing Christians and Catholics together with Muslims, Jews and Druze. Pope Francis, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas […]

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Assistant ‘Pastor’ Resigns in Opposition to Co-Pastor’s Sunday Sermon Against Islam

BELFAST, Ireland – An assistant pastor of a church in Ireland has resigned over his opposition to a co-pastor’s recent Sunday sermon against Islam, which resulted in an official ‘hate crime’ investigation by the Irish government. As previously reported, James McConnell, pastor of the Whitewell Metropolitan Church in North Belfast, Ireland, discussed the religion of Islam […]

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Joel Osteen Meets with Pope Francis at Vatican: ‘He’s Made the Church More Inclusive’

ROME – Megachurch speaker and author Joel Osteen was among a group of political and religious leaders who met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday. According to reports, Osteen was part of a delegation organized by the International Foundation in an effort to encourage interfaith relations and ecumenicism. Utah Senator Mike Lee (R), […]

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Southern Baptist ‘Church’ Votes to Keep Pro-Homosexual Minister, Go ‘Third Way’

LA MIRADA, Calif. – The leaders of a Southern Baptist congregation in southern California have voted to not dismiss their ‘pastor,’ despite recently stunning his congregation in announcing from the pulpit that he believes homosexual behavior is not a sin. Danny Cortez leads New Heart Community Church—a small congregation in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Last […]

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Un-’United Methodist Church’ Faces Split Over Embracing of Homosexuality

A group of 80 pastors is suggesting that the nation’s second-largest Protestant denomination is facing an imminent split over its inability to resolve long-standing theological disputes about sexuality and church doctrine. But more than lamenting the current divisions, the pastors indicated there is little reason to think reconciliation — or even peaceful coexistence — could […]

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Publisher of Popular Christian Books to Release Jennifer Knapp’s Lesbian Memoir

A company known for publishing books of interest to Christians has generated criticism for agreeing to publish a memoir from Jennifer Knapp—a former contemporary Christian singer who now describes herself as a lesbian. Jennifer Knapp, now 40, was a popular Christian singer who won Dove Awards and a Grammy Nomination during the late 1990s and […]

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Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Enrolls First Muslim Student

FORT WORTH, Texas – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a member of the Southern Baptist Convention, has enrolled its first Muslim student and is defending its decision to accept the applicant despite concern and criticism. According to reports, Ghassan Nagagren, a Palestinian Muslim, recently completed his first year of studies at the Christian seminary as he […]

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