Promiscuous Preacher Caught in Sex Scandal Aims for New Year Comeback Despite Elders’ Counsel

Promiscuous Preacher Caught in Sex Scandal Aims for New Year Comeback Despite Elders’ Counsel

A self-described evangelist, author and poet who had his ministerial credentials revoked last month after confessing to sexual indiscretions with multiple women, including at least one of his followers, has decided to reject the counsel of his now former elders and found a new church—announcing a comeback. Clayton Jennings, who stepped down from ministry just […]

Hillsong’s ‘Naked Cowboy’ Appears as Half-Naked Santa at ‘Christmas Tropical Party’

Hillsong’s ‘Naked Cowboy’ Appears as Half-Naked Santa at ‘Christmas Tropical Party’

The youth leader at Hillsong NYC, who generated controversy earlier this year after appearing at a Christian women’s conference as a look-alike to the city’s famed “Naked Cowboy,” recently was photographed at a “Christmas tropical party” again half-naked—a photo that was later deleted following concerns. Esther Houston, the wife of Joel Houston, who serves as the […]

Affidavit Says R.C. Sproul Jr. Drove Off Road, Unable to Walk After Drunk Driving Arrest With Children

Affidavit Says R.C. Sproul Jr. Drove Off Road, Unable to Walk After Drunk Driving Arrest With Children

An affidavit surrounding the arrest of Reformed theologian, author, speaker and former Presbyterian elder Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. reveals that Sproul, who has repeatedly written on the subject of alcohol, was twice the legal blood alcohol limit, mumbling and unable to walk on his own when he was arrested last month after driving erratically with two of […]

Texas Megachurch Turns Christmas Production Into Circus—Literally

Texas Megachurch Turns Christmas Production Into Circus—Literally

HOUSTON — A megachurch in Texas recently turned its annual Christmas production in its worship center into a circus—literally, complete with a ringmaster, tricks and trapezes. The Second Baptist Church of Texas, led by Dr. Ed Young, Sr., presented “Christmas Under the Big Top” at its Woodway campus from Friday to Tuesday, with tickets ranging from $10 […]

Christians Warn Upcoming ‘Shack’ Movie Depicting God as Woman Could ‘Far Outweigh’ Harm of Novel

Christians Warn Upcoming ‘Shack’ Movie Depicting God as Woman Could ‘Far Outweigh’ Harm of Novel

Christian leaders who have issued warnings about William P. Young’s bestselling novel “The Shack,” which portrays God as a woman and espouses universalistic beliefs, state that if the scheduled national film release is faithful to the text of the book, its distribution could “far outweigh” the harm already done to souls through the printed page. […]

Mentor in ‘Confessions’ Video Announces Celebrity Preacher Ends ‘Renewal Process’ From Sex Scandal

Mentor in ‘Confessions’ Video Announces Celebrity Preacher Ends ‘Renewal Process’ From Sex Scandal

Tony Nolan, the mentor to celebrity preacher Clayton Jennings, who requested prayer for Jennings in the self-described evangelist’s “Confessions” video admitting to sexual indescretions while in ministry, has announced that Jennings has ended the “repentance and renewal process” with him and has decided to use secular damage control services instead. Jennings has also removed the […]

‘Bad Beer or No Beer?’ R.C. Sproul, Jr., Who Advocated ‘Drinking Well,’ Arrested for Felony DUI

‘Bad Beer or No Beer?’ R.C. Sproul, Jr., Who Advocated ‘Drinking Well,’ Arrested for Felony DUI

Prominent Reformed theologian, author, speaker and former Presbyterian elder Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., who once stated that one of his “favorite intellectual debates” is “[i]s bad beer better than no beer?” has resigned from his positions at his father’s Ligonier Ministries and Reformation Bible College a week after being arrested on felony DUI charges. Ligonier Ministries released […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Tillerson’s Support for Openly ‘Gay’ Scouts Irrelevant to Being Secretary of State

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Tillerson’s Support for Openly ‘Gay’ Scouts Irrelevant to Being Secretary of State

Speaking on CNN on Thursday, Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of what heralds itself as the world’s largest Christian university, defended Donald Trump’s pick of ExxonMobil president Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, opining that Tillerson’s support of homosexuals in the Boy Scouts will have nothing to do with his job as a diplomat. Falwell appeared […]

Americans Hold Processions in Streets on Day Marking Purported Apparition of Mary in Mexico

Americans Hold Processions in Streets on Day Marking Purported Apparition of Mary in Mexico

In one of the days on the liturgical calendar leading up to Christmas, Roman Catholics throughout the nation marched in the streets on Monday and walked long distances to make pilgrimages for the “Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe,” which marks the purported apparition of Mary in Mexico during the 1500’s—a legend that some say is […]

Tullian Tchividijan’s Brother, Uncle Part of Ministry Statement Urging Reforms to Protect Against ‘Wolves’

Tullian Tchividijan’s Brother, Uncle Part of Ministry Statement Urging Reforms to Protect Against ‘Wolves’

The board of the organization GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment), which includes the brother and uncle of Tullian Tchividijan, as well as the son of Ronald Reagan, has released a statement of grief over Tchividijan’s sexual misconduct and is urging churches to implement reformation to protect against “wolves” in their midst. “The GRACE […]