ORLANDO, Fla.(RNS) — The Pentecostal pastor died Dec. 7 in Orlando, where he moved his international ministry, Christ for All Nations, in the early 2000s.
(RNS) — Jesse Miranda’s dream was to found a quasi-civil rights organization akin to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for Latinx. Such an organization would harness the political power of Latinx Pentecostals and evangelicals along a socially conservative track with exceptions being issues such as immigration.
(RNS) — Since 2016, at least 300 violent incidents have been reported in Burkina Faso, resulting in the death of more than 360 people, including policemen and soldiers, school teachers and religious leaders.
(RNS) — The election of the Rev. Donna L. Barrett as general secretary of the denomination's top American board harks back to the church's early days, when women played important public roles in its congregations.
(THE CONVERSATION) — The expression 'evangelical drug trafficker' may sound incongruous, but in Rio de Janeiro, it’s an increasingly familiar phenomenon.
(RNS) The Assemblies of God are benefiting from immigration -- particularly from Central and South America as well as Africa -- much more than the Southern Baptist Convention, an expert said.
(RNS) The largest Protestant denomination in the United States is meeting this week, but it’s not as large as it was last year, or the year before. What’s going on?
The National Latino Evangelical Coalition urged their 3,000 member congregations to end capital punishment. They are the first major evangelical association to take this position publicly, but support for the death penalty among Christians is waning.
(RNS) As President Obama considers executive action that could change immigration policy, alliance leaders hope to increase the number of clinics they have provided at churches from the current 29 to 1,000 by 2017.
Atheist musician Jeremy Messersmith tells RNS how his experiences as a former Christian inspired his most recent album, what he believes now, and why relating to his religious family can feel like going to a Renaissance Festival.
(RNS) The U.S. denomination alone is a United Nations of some 3.1 million faithful -- with a membership that is 41 percent nonwhite, up from 31 percent a decade ago.
(RNS) Choice and change reshape Hispanics' view of Catholicism, Protestant faiths and no faith at all.
(RNS) In 1917, a missionary couple were told they couldn't receive support to travel to Liberia with the fledgling Assemblies of God because they were “colored.”
(RNS) Paul Crouch, the religious broadcaster who co-founded Trinity Broadcasting Network and was known for his prosperity gospel messages and lavish lifestyle, died Saturday (Nov. 30). He was 79.
SYDNEY (RNS) Perhaps most remarkable is that a globally influential church like Hillsong could flourish at all in Australia, where in 2011 nearly a third of Australians said their religious affiliation was either ‘no religion’ or not stated.
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