A Tennessee pastor who confessed two decades ago to statutory rape has resigned after his church was recently removed from the Southern Baptist Convention for hiring him. Pastor Randy Leming Jr., who served at Antioch Baptist Church in Sevierville, announced his resignation on Feb. 28.
On Feb. 11, the state of Alabama intends to execute Willie B. Smith III without his pastor by his side — which Smith alleges is a violation of his religious freedom.
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Columnist Terrell Carter reflects on Matthew 9 and how Christians today are the new disciples with the staff of caring and healing having been passed to each of us now.
An Idaho church plans to reopen in person despite its pastor being hospitalized for COVID-19. Candlelight Christian Fellowship in Coeur d’Alene posted a notice on the church website with an update on the condition of its pastor and his wife. Both have been recovering from COVID-19.
Will congregations allow their pastors to be human? And will pastors themselves be real in ways that are healthy and appropriate?
While 9 out of 10 Christian pastors say helping Christians have biblical beliefs about specific issues is a major part of their role as clergy, according to a report by Barna, half of them feel occasionally or frequently limited in their ability to speak out
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Passport? Check. Airline ticket? Check. Hotel reservation? Check. After careful planning, you're ready for vacation!
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Parishioners place significant trust in their pastors when it comes to addressing poverty, according to a Barna Group report released on July 31.
PIPPA PASSES, Ky. (BP) -- At a time when the tenures of most pastors is measured in single digits, Lawrence Baldridge is an
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — The vast majority of U.S. Protestant pastors’ spouses say ministry has had a positive effect on their families but