Bishop Jim Bolin, founding pastor of Trinity Chapel Church of God in Powder Springs, Ga., was re-installed this past Sunday as senior pastor of the congregation after being forced to step down in 2008 due to confessed "inappropriate sexual behavior" with an adult woman.
This year hundreds of evangelical Christians from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. to worship, pray, and advocate for immigration reform. This advocacy effort was organized by a diverse coalition of evangelical pastors called the Evangelical Immigration Table, as part of an effort to unite evangelicals around immigration solutions based on Biblical values.
A debate is now raging online over whether or not videos depicting youth from Christian churches and universities doing a contemporary version of the 'Harlem Shake' dance have crossed the line into inappropriate sexually suggestive behavior.
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Founding pastor of the The Richmond Outreach Center in Virginia, Geronimo Aguilar.
Despite resignations from four of its five pastors last week over an explosive sexual scandal haunting its former founding pastor, members of Virginia's Richmond Outreach Center (ROC) church are soldiering on with the help of Jonathan Falwell, pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va.
The word obedience is defined as: compliance to the plan; conformity to the pattern; observance of the rules; adherence to the standard; and submission to another's will. Obedience is the "bottom line" in the Christian life. Basic to every decision we make is the necessity of knowing what Scripture says about the issue, what action God wants us to take, what attitude would please Him, and what steps are required.
Contrary to popular assumptions, the Bible is not a record of the blessed good, but rather the blessed bad. That's not a typo. The Bible is a record of the blessed bad. The Bible is not a witness to the best people making it up to God; it's a witness to God making it down to the worst people.
I arrived on Saturday, so I have already had an opportunity to interact with a number of people. Most of those I have spoken with are here for the SBC. A few of them, though, work in Houston. I would like to share summary comments from two of them.
Instead of business as usual at the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting held today and Wednesday, SBC President Fred Luter said he is hoping the meeting will spark a revival in the United States.
The "Gang of Eight" bill is not immigration reform. It is big government dysfunction. It is immigration Obamacare. All advocates of true immigration reform — on the left and the right — should oppose it.
Divorce might be common in America, but if you are Christian and willing to deal with threats our marriages face, you can divorce-proof your marriage, Pastor Greg Laurie shared with his congregation at Harvest Church in Riverside, Calif., this past weekend.
Rapper Kanye West debuted three tracks from his upcoming Yeezus album at the Governors Ball Music Festival on Sunday in New York, with one track titled "I Am a God" and including the lyrics: "I just talked to Jesus, and he said, 'What up, Yeezus?'"
The Supreme Court is reviewing challenges to state and federal laws that define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. And pastors and conservative politicians are stuck in a game of "Would You Rather?"
Pastor Josue Urrutia of Ministerio Mizpa in Arlington, Va., who at age 23 is the youngest board member of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), talked to The Christian Post last week about the influence of Latino evangelicals on American religion and politics, as well as the growth of evangelical Hispanics in the nation.