Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Derek Webb and Sandra McCracken’s Divorce Announcement Rocks Christian Artist Community
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Now, the issue of Christian artists divorcing is back, this time for popular musicians Derek Webb and Sandra McCracken, who announced on April 17 that their 13-year marriage was ending after an...
New Study by Sociologist Mark Regnerus Suggests Religion Can Predict Sexual Behavior
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Controversial sociologist Mark Regnerus presented new research on marriage and sex at a conference of Southern Baptists on Tuesday, suggesting that religion and sex are tracking more closely than...
'Blood Moon' Sets Off Apocalyptic Debate Among Some Christians
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Could a series of “blood moon” events be connected to Jesus’ return? Some Christians think so.
After World Vision, Evangelicals Debate Boundaries Over Sexuality
Friday, April 11, 2014
At its core, the World Vision decision and reversal raised a stark question: Can you be an evangelical and support same-sex marriage?
Is Support for Israel Waning Among Evangelicals?
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Evangelicals have shifted within the last decade and are no longer considered automatic supporters of Israel.
Transgender Student Denied On-Campus Male Housing at Christian University
Thursday, April 10, 2014
A transgender college sophomore has filed a complaint against a Christian university in Oregon after school officials said he couldn’t live with other men on campus during the forthcoming school...
World Vision's Gay Marriage Flip-Flop Reflects Evangelical Angst as Culture Shifts
Friday, March 28, 2014
The evangelical relief group World Vision announced this week that it would allow employees who are in same-sex marriages. Within 48 hours, the $1 billion Christian organization reversed course.
World Vision to Recognize Employees' Same-Sex Marriages
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Christian relief organization World Vision will now recognize same-sex marriage as being within the norms of “abstinence before marriage and fidelity in marriage.”
Pastor Mark Driscoll Apologizes for Missteps, Quits Social Media
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Seattle megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll has written a letter to his congregation to explain recent controversies, including the marketing campaign intended to place the book, “Real Marriage,” on...
US Supreme Court Lets the Episcopal Church keep Falls Church Property
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a Virginia court ruling that allows the Episcopal Church to keep the property of a large congregation that left the denomination over theological differences. ...
Court Hears Atheists’ Challenge to Ground Zero Cross
Friday, March 7, 2014
Atheists are challenging plans to include a 17-foot, cross-shaped beam that became a famous symbol of Ground Zero after 9/11 in a display at the national memorial museum that is scheduled to open...
Conservative Leader Bill Gothard Resigns Following Abuse Allegations
Friday, March 7, 2014
Bill Gothard, an Illinois-based advocate for home schooling and conservative dress who warned against rock music and debt, has resigned from the ministry he founded after allegations of sexually...
John Ortberg’s Menlo Park Presbyterian Votes to Leave PCUSA Despite $8 Million Fee
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Members of one of the largest congregations in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to leave the denomination, despite facing an $8.89 million cost for leaving.
U.S. Evangelicals on the Defense Over Uganda’s New Anti-Homosexuality Act
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
American evangelicals are denouncing a new Uganda law that criminalizes homosexuality, reiterating a position that many have held for years but which has nonetheless drawn scrutiny and skepticism...
Supreme Court Rejects Asylum Bid for German Home-schooling Family
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a family seeking asylum in the United States because home schooling is not allowed in their native Germany.
Conservative Leader Bill Gothard on Leave Following Abuse Allegations
Friday, February 28, 2014
Bill Gothard, an Illinois-based advocate for home-schooling and conservative dress and who warned against rock music and debt, has been placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexually...
Bob Jones University Rehires Firm Hired to Investigate Sex Abuse
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
After firing an independent watchdog group to investigate allegations of sexual abuse on campus, Bob Jones University has rehired the same group, one month before the findings from a 13-month...
Kansas, Arizona Bills Reflect National Fight Over Gay Rights vs. Religious Liberty
Monday, February 24, 2014
Gay rights are colliding with religious rights in states like Arizona and Kansas as the national debate over gay marriage morphs into a fight over the dividing line between religious liberty and...
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
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