(RNS) Apostolic Pentecostals are the strictest of all the Pentecostal groups. They don't believe in the Trinity, avoid alcohol, don’t watch TV, and ask women not to cut their hair. Oh, and they object to same-sex marriage.
U.S. District Judge David Bunning warned Davis she would be sanctioned again if she violates the conditions of her release
LOUISVILLE -- The alleged abuse occurred at Crossroads Baptist Church, led by Pastor Gerald Harris. It operates a boarding academy with dormitories and classrooms for mostly out of state students.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — William Smith and James Yates obtained a license from Deputy Clerk Brian Mason on Friday morning. As they exited the courthouse, they were greeted by supporters chanting "love has won."
LOUISVILLE -- Although a federal judge ruled Wednesday that a county clerk's religious convictions had no bearing on her 'purely legal' task, a same sex couple said the clerk's office still denied them a license on Thursday.
Fires at several predominantly black churches in Southern states the past two weeks — at least three attributed to arson — raise concerns about potential fallout from the recent South Carolina church shooting.
Slain Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41, of South Carolina was "a moral compass," said one colleague.
(RNS) Allowing Southern Baptist missionaries to speak in tongues, or have what some SBC leaders call a “private prayer language,” speaks to the growing strength of Pentecostal churches in Africa, Asia and South America, where Southern Baptists are competing for converts.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) What I know of Christian culture -- the kind of evangelical subculture that would spawn something like this, at least -- would be pretty well set against the idea of a Christian Tinder.
(RNS) Christian leaders have issued a call to civil authorities to preserve “the unique meaning of marriage in the law” -- but also to “protect the rights of those with differing views of marriage.”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) While strangers paint her as a one-issue woman, Bishop Yvette Flunder has been hailed by those who know her as a leader with a “radically inclusive” agenda of compassion, aimed at getting everyone -- gay, straight, black, white, immigrant and native -- at the table.
(RNS) Now that the largest group of Presbyterians has approved same-sex marriage, attention turns to the Methodists, the largest mainline denomination in the U.S. that still prohibits it.
(RNS) Despite the overblown claims and dodgy artifacts floating around out there, genuine artifacts and solid historical research still provide the best window into a long-ago world and the best chance to figure out who Jesus really was, and what he meant.
(RNS) Lent isn't in the Bible, and neither is Ash Wednesday. So where did they come from? Let us 'splain ...
(RNS) Former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young was scheduled to be on the ill-fated flight, but, according to a spokesperson, felt "guided by the spirit" not to get on board.