The dean of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge has described as “legitimate” a Sunday sermon in which it was claimed Jesus had a “trans body” and that the piercing of His side had a “vaginal appearance,” Just the News reports.
A new study published by the American Bible Society shows that Scripture engaged Americans donated $145 billion to churches and other charitable causes last year, giving much more than Americans in the “movable middle” and Americans that are Scripture disengaged, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
A group claiming to represent the LGBTQ community has admitted responsibility for writing “THEIR BLOOD IS ON YOUR HANDS” on a sign belonging to the Focus on the Family Christian ministry headquarters in Colorado Springs following the recent deadly mass shooting at the local Club Q gay bar, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
A new census shows the number of people identifying as Christian in England and Wales has fallen below 50% for the first time, although researchers say this does not mean Britain has turned its back on religion, Christian Today (CT) reports. The census also shows that the percentage of the English and Welsh population who said they had no religion rose sharply from 25.2% in 2011 to 37.2% in 2021.
Federal agencies and the state of Wyoming have acknowledged in settling a lawsuit filed against them that the Christian Wyoming Rescue Mission is free to hire only like-minded believers who share in the organization’s mission to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Washington Times reports.
As congregations continue to leave the United Methodist Church mainline Protestant denomination over division on LGBTQ issues, 249 North Carolina congregations disaffiliated from the UMC on Saturday, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
As crowds enjoyed soccer in the bloodstained stadiums of Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup after thousands of migrant workers were killed, Christians began distributing Bibles in 14 languages.
A new study by conservative Christian polling group Bana reveals that many pastors are so stressed out by political divisions and excessive identification with political parties in their congregations that they have considered leaving the ministry over it, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
As the US United Methodist Church continues to lose congregations over its acceptance of same-sex marriage and ordination of noncelibate homosexuals, 58 churches in Louisiana officially disaffiliated from the denomination at the weekend, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
A new survey shows that, although almost all churches have reopened since being placed in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, 15% of congregants have still not returned to in-person services, the Washington Times reports. Released on Tuesday, the survey was carried out by the Southern Baptist-affiliated Lifeway Research organization.
The landmark 1979 JESUS Film has just been translated into its 2,000th language, the Jesus Film Project (JFP) reports. Based solely on the account of Jesus’ life as recorded in the Gospel of Luke, the film has drawn a reported 49 million people to Christ since its release over 40 years ago.
Hungary’s controversial Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has received an Armenian church award for supporting persecuted Christians, his press chief said.
A Texas-based Christian organization has this year delivered 225,000 Children and Teen Bibles to North Macedonia, an eastern European country that was part of the former communist federation of Yugoslavia and where Bibles are still hard to come by.
The Museum of the Bible announced that a copy of Hipparchus’ map of the stars was found on the same bit of manuscript that had a later Christian treatise written upon it.
Leaders of the Bishops’ Conferences from Central and Eastern Europe gathered in Hungary’s capital Budapest to discuss a roadmap for peace as war rages in neighboring Ukraine.
Evangelist Franklin Graham scored a major religious freedom victory this week, with a Scottish court issuing a stern ruling claiming his organization was treated unfairly and unequally.
A mainline Protestant denomination recently announced that it will be adding a “nonbinary/genderqueer” category to its annual report regarding church demographics.
A major new study has shown that religion can help foster good mental health in young people, Christian Today reports. The study was conducted by the Springtide Research Institute and apparently confirms decades of previous research showing a positive link between religion and mental health.
There has been increasing concern for the well-being of an Iranian Christian couple who were imprisoned in a notoriously harsh Tehran jail in August following their convictions for leading and belonging to a house church, the Christian Post reports.
While some churches across the country are shaking off the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey of pastors reveals the troubled economy is now having an adverse financial effect on their churches as well.