The United Methodist Church members of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference voted down a married lesbian woman’s ordination as Deacon on June 1.
A Sunday service at a church in China was interrupted, and its members were forbidden to hold services and asked to register with the authorities.
Transitioning from being the youth pastor of a smaller-sized church with 14 students, to being the youth pastor of a group that’s 10 times larger, comes with some unique challenges as well as new opportunities and lessons, says Pastor Arnold Kim.
About 25 percent clergy in the Church of England is over 60 years old, and only 13 percent are under the age of 40, which means that most of the ministers are between the age of 40 and 60 and may be reaching the retirement age in the next 20 years, according to new statistics released by the ministry.
Sudan continues to arrest local Christian pastors on ambiguous charges ranging from espionage to undermining national security.
On May 22nd in Satna district, Pastor A B Anthony of Brethren Assembly, his wife Prabha, and another woman assistant, P Anthony, were taken into custody on charges of allegedly conducting “forced conversions” and hurting religious sentiments.
Most Protestant pastors like to preach in prison, but few have resources to run effective prison ministry, according to a new LifeWay research.
The United Methodist Church has parted ways with an interfaith group which supports and advocates for abortion rights.
“Do you understand?” “Jogeum,” Tim Schlensker would respond in Korean with a smile as his abonim — or father-in-law — would turn and ask him in broken English in the middle of conversations with his other elderly Korean friends.
Most Pastors Believe Moral Failure Among Clergy Shouldn't Lead to Permanent Ban, But a Chance at Restoration: Survey
About 50 percent of Protestant pastors say ministers should temporarily resign if they are accused of adultery, but only a few thought that they should be banned permanently from pastoral position, a new survey by LifeWay Research reported.
Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Arrested Again After Spending Three Years in Prison for Evangelizing
An Iranian, pastor who was put on death row for apostasy in 2010 and then acquitted about two years later, was rearrested along with his wife and another church member on 13th May, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
Opinions on the End-Times Differ Based on Education, Age, and Denomination, According to LifeWay Research
A study conducted by LifeWay Research and sponsored by Charisma House Book Group found that most Protestant senior pastors believe Jesus will return in a second coming. However, the viewpoints on the end-times theology continues to be debated among those pastors, according to this study conducted on 1,000 pastors.
Scripture lovers in United States will come together for a 90-hour Bible Reading Marathon outside the Capitol Building in Washington DC, between May 1 and May 5.
The Council of Korean Southern Baptist Churches in America will be holding its 35th annual meeting from June 20 to 23 at Tacoma First Baptist Church. The Korean Council’s meeting comes soon after the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting, which will be taking place from June 14 to 15 in St. Louis.
The Presbyterian Church of America’s Coalition of Korean Churches, also known as PCA-CKC, hosted its fifth annual forum for English-speaking pastors, this year at Siloam Korean Church of Atlanta. Over 50 pastors from various places throughout the country attended this year’s forum.