Even a General Petraeus is Not Above Human Failure

Since General David Petraeus resigned as CIA director last week, citing an extramarital affair, this thing has been all over the news. For journalists, the timing could not have been better. After all, the presidential election was over, and the news media needed something else hot to talk about. They are definitely doing that. Turns […]

Poll: Most Southern Baptist Pastors Say Electing a Black Leader Would be Good

It is anticipated that this month the Rev. Fred Luter , pastor of Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans, will be elected as the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). According to the results of a recent poll conducted by Lifeway Research, the majority of SBC pastors believe that having a […]

Pastor Paula White Appointed to Succeed Pastor Zachery Tims

Last Thursday, leaders of the New Destiny Christian Center, a Florida megachurch founded by the late Zachery Tims, made it official. Paula White is the church’s new senior pastor. This announcement came on the heels of weeks of much speculation that she would be the new leader. But this decision on the part of church […]

If Breivik is a Christian, Then What is a Christian?

Reportedly, Norway bombing and mass murder suspect, Anders Behring Breivik, considers himself to be a Christian. “At the age of 15, I chose to be baptized [sic] and confirmed in the Norwegian State Church,” Breivik wrote in his manifesto, which he posted on the Internet, according to a report by the Huffington Post. “I consider […]

Vatican Adds Pressure to the Berlusconi Sex Scandal

The temperature of the heat surrounding the sex scandal involving Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi just got hotter; the church has spoken. The 74-year-old leader is accused of having had sex with a then-17-year-old Moroccan girl nicknamed Ruby the Heartbreaker. Though he did not mention Berlusconi’s name, Pope Benedict XVI said on Friday that public […]

The Future of Bishop Eddie Long

News broke last September of sexual allegations against prominent Georgia pastor, Bishop Eddie Long. Since then, his followers and others have been waiting to learn the truth. But that they may never know.  According to recently released court documents, Pastor Long has agreed to mediation. At this point, the only thing known for sure is that […]