U.S. soldiers were fighting in Korea when President Harry S. Truman signed a congressional resolution calling for an annual National Day of Prayer. The purpose was for people to gather in houses of worship to pray for world peace, according to an Associated Press report from April 17, 1952.
A Roanoke church is without its pastor and a nonprofit serving the city’s southeast neighborhoods lost its founder following the death this we…
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brass bands playing at a 24-hour drive-thru coronavirus vaccine event. Doses delivered to commercial fishermen minutes from the docks. Pop-up immunization clinics at a Buddhist temple, homeless shelters, truck stops and casinos, with shots available at night or on weekends.
The president of the Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest evangelical denomination, posted a photo on Facebook last week of him getting the COVID-19 vaccine. It drew more than 1,100 comments — many of them voicing admiration for the Rev. J.D. Greear, and many others assailing him.
Jonathan Falwell, Thomas Road Baptist Church senior pastor, has been named Liberty University's new campus pastor, the university announced Thursday.
A young boy has a funny but earnest reponse during a talk at church school.
Raphael Warnock, by winning Georgia’s Senate election against Kelly Loeffler, will be one of just two ordained ministers in the Senate chamber.
Regan Freeman had spent more than a year organizing a project to tell the story of a Black South Carolina pastor who reached out to Ku Klux Kl…
A Detroit pastor says he welcomes the new coronavirus vaccines, but understands why members of his congregation and others in the city's Black…
After a local radio station canceled his weekly broadcast last year, Pastor Eddie Bone started putting his Sunday sermons online. But hardly 100 people bothered to watch.
Making sure her “I love Jesus” face mask and tiny tambourine with her name and phone number scrawled inside it were packed, Rosa Jiggetts set out Sunday afternoon like she has each week for the past month.
By Su Clauson-Wicker
A Florida sheriff on Monday sought an arrest warrant for the pastor of a megachurch after officials said he held two services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order put in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
The Interfaith Committee of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, New River Valley Chapter, will host a discussion of the book "Beating…