The United Methodist Church (UMC) is in crisis as dozens of theologically conservative congregations are set to break off into a separate group over the denomination’s support of same-sex marriage and homosexual clergy, the Washington Times reports.
Harvey Thomas, who organized the evangelism rallies for the late evangelist Billy Graham in the turbulent 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 82, his family said in published remarks Tuesday.
he U.S. government aided China in sparking the coronavirus pandemic by supporting the notorious Wuhan Institute of Virology and then tried to cover it up, according to a suppressed whistleblower letter obtained by Worthy News.
Damage wrought by Hurricane Ida in the US state of Louisiana and the flash floods that hit Europe last summer helped make 2021 one of the most expensive years for natural disasters, reinsurance company Munich Re said Monday.
Tropical Storm Nicholas slowed to a crawl over the Houston area Tuesday after making landfall earlier as a hurricane, knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses and dumping more than a foot (30.5 centimeters) of rain along the same area swamped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
Dozens of churches in Louisiana were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ida last week, the Christian Post (CP) reports. The devastating hurricane has also left 600,000 people in Louisiana without electricity and has killed 63 people nationwide.
The deep freeze and snowfall that paralyzed Texas this week could be the costliest weather event in state history as home and auto claims start to pour in, insurance industry officials warn.
A professor of African Christianity at a University in England says that the prayers of European missionaries to Africa centuries ago are being answered by a wave of Christian immigrants to the increasingly secular European continent.
In a victory for Republican state leaders and abortion opponents, a split appeals court Thursday overturned a circuit judge’s decision that tossed out a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
Hurricane Maria caused an estimated $90 billion in damage in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the National Hurricane Center said Monday.
The National Archives has unsealed thousands-more pages from the Kennedy files. And while assassinations buffs weren’t likely to find any major revelations – no proof of a second gunman, a Cuban plot, or evidence the killer could have been stopped – they’ll have plenty to chew on.
A Houston federal judge has given FEMA three weeks to decide if its going to change its policy of denying disaster relief to religious institutions, rejecting FEMA’s attempt to delay a challenge by three Texas churches.
Economists expect job growth of 310,000 in October, a rebound after the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma resulted in a 33,000 decline in September.
Donald Trump last night bowed to pressure from the CIA and FBI by blocking the release of hundreds of records about the John F Kennedy assassination.
Filings for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level since 1973 as workers affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma continued to return to their jobs, Labor Department figures showed Thursday.
Nate made landfall around 7 p.m. CDT Oct. 7 near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 hurricane, then made its final landfall near Biloxi, Mississippi, just after midnight Oct. 8.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have wiped as many as 125,000 jobs from the September employment report, resulting in job growth below 100,000.
By Saturday, 11 days after Hurricane Maria crippled this impoverished U.S. territory, residents scrambled for all the staples of modern society – food, water, fuel, medicine, currency – in a grinding survival struggle that has gripped Puerto Ricans across social classes.
Hurricane Maria caused an estimated $40 billion to $85 billion in insured losses, mostly in Puerto Rico, catastrophe-modeling firm AIR Worldwide said Monday.
Texans are still reeling from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, but Franklin Graham believes it’s time for revival.