Megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen Says Muslims Attend His Church and That His Books ‘Sell a Lot in Muslim Countries’

(Photo: video still) Joel Osteen, best-selling author and pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, says his books are popular in Muslim countries and that Muslims sometimes visit his megachurch. Evangelical Christian pastor Joel Osteen shared in an interview this week that “a whole group of probably about 50 Muslims” recently visited his nondenominational megachurch...
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7 Reasons Why Christian Leaders Fall

Within weeks, two of my heroes have fallen from grace, and some of my friends in pastoral ministry have taken detours in their destiny as well. Moral failings among leaders are becoming an epidemic. No one is beyond the reach of Satan’s grasp. Although I’m disappointed, my faith is not shaken because only Christ should...
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‘Every Businesses Should Be Gay Friendly,’ Says Franklin Graham in Response to Critics of His Wells Fargo Boycott

(Photo: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association) The Rev. Franklin Graham. Evangelical leader the Rev. Franklin Graham has responded to critics of his decision to discontinue business with Wells Fargo following the company’s TV ad featuring a same-sex couple. The head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse had a column published last week arguing...
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Billy Graham’s Grandson Tullian Tchividjian Resigns as Coral Ridge Presbyterian Pastor After Admitting Affair

(Courtesy of Tullian Tchividjian) Tullian Tchividjian, the pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian church in Florida, has resigned from his position after admitting to an affair. Billy Graham’s grandson said that he has been experiencing ongoing marital issues. “I resigned from my position at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church today due to ongoing marital issues. As many...
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Ken Ham: Bible Teaches Humans Are One Race — There Are No ‘Black’ and ‘White’ People, in Response to Charleston Church Shooting

(Photo: Reuters/Grace Beahm/Pool) Marie Goff wipes tears from her eyes during a prayer vigil held at Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina June 18, 2015. A white man suspected of killing nine people in a Bible-study group at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina was arrested on Thursday and U.S. officials...
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Christian Pastor Faces Prosecution in the UK for ‘Islamophobia,’ Calling Islam ‘Satanic’ and ‘Spawn of the Devil’

(Photo: Reuters/Juan Medina) A girl holds up a sign during a rally by members of the Muslim community of Madrid outside Madrid’s Atocha train station, January 11, 2015, in solidarity with the victims of a shooting by gunmen at the Paris offices of the satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and against Islamophobia. The words on...
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Baptist Scholar Says Mormonism Is Evolving Toward Becoming Christian Denomination With ‘Biblical,’ ‘Evangelical’ View of ‘Christ and Salvation’

(Photo: Reuters/Jim Urquhart) The LDS Church’s Mormon Temple in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, is seen Jan. 27, 2012. A Baptist theologian, who’s spent years studying the works of leading Mormon scholars, said he has noticed a shift in “Mormonism” that can potentially lead to the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints one...
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Pope Francis’ Climate Change Encyclical Denounces Mankind’s Treatment of Nature as ‘Completely at Odds’ With Jesus’ Teachings

(Photo: Reuters) Pope Francis frees a dove in Madhu, Sri Lanka, on Jan. 14. The Catholic leader told reporters Thursday that he believes humans are mostly to blame for climate change. Several evangelical groups have praised Pope Francis’ major encyclical on the environment released on Thursday, which warns that climate change is real and is...
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