Church

  • BURNING QUESTION: Is church still relevant today?

    When I was young, church attendance was an important part of an individual’s and a community’s life. But recent history reveals that church attendance is in decline in North America. I suppose there are many reasons for this. I could point to several factors that attribute to this decline....
  • South Korea church scandals under spotlight in new film

    Catholic corruption and sex abuse allegations have made global headlines for years. Now a new film shines a spotlight on scandals at South Korea’s vast and politically powerful Protestant churches. South Koreans are enthusiastic religious believers, with 44 percent practising or considering themselves religious, according to state data. Protestants...
  • Famous Wedding Greek Church May Cancel All Weddings Due to One Couple’s Lewd Photos!

    A bride-to-be fears that her dream wedding on a Greek island may have to be cancelled after another couple posed for a lewd photo. Gemma Hunter, 37, of Bradford, fears her special day with fiance Matthew Hewitt, 38, which has been booked at St Paul’s Chapel in Rhodes for...
  • ‘It’s Just Sad’: Pastor Remarks on Valuable Equipment Stolen From Church

    PINECREST (CBSMiami) —  Parishioners and a Pinecrest pastor are asking for help to find those who stole pricey equipment from their church. It was equipment bought by Kendall United Methodist Church to clean up the grounds and help other churches clean up debris after Hurricane Irma. Cameras captured the thieves hauling...
  • San Juan pastor serves meals, shares gospel after Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (BP)—Hungry and thirsty two weeks after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, a teenaged girl approached as Southern Baptist church planter Johnny Baez was serving beans, rice and filtered water. “I’m hungry, and I don’t have nothing at home,” she told Baez. “And I just start...
  • Great Read: Diversity in the Church!

    In September, Oxford University Press published “Parish and Place: Making Room for Diversity in the American Catholic Church,” by MC associate professor of sociology Dr. Tricia Bruce. The work, broadly speaking, addresses how leaders in the US Catholic Church are dealing with parishioners who are choosing personal parishes—a relatively...
  • VIDEO: Woman interrupts service, accuses Pastor of having affair with daughter

      A viral video captured the awkward moment a woman stood up in the middle of a church service and accused a Mississippi Pastor, Billy Walker, of sleeping with her daughter. The video which was posted by a member of the church showed the woman screaming and shouting at...
  • Church Started before Lincoln Celebrates 160 Years!

    When St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church began in Racine, President Abraham Lincoln had not yet taken office and slavery had yet to be abolished in the South. Now, 160 years later, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1123 Center St., is still going strong, said Bishop Lawrence Kirby, following a...
  • Church Teen Leader Denies Child Assault Accusations!

    A convicted sex offender has told a jury he never raped a schoolboy – claiming that the complainant was looking for compensation paid out to victims. Former church youth leader and Tesco manager Dean Madavan, aged 50, is also known as Williams....