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An American female missionary who worked with impoverished children in Haiti has been shot dead. Roberta Edwards, 55 and from Tennessee, led an orphanage and food centre which helped nearly 200 child...

A Texas mayor says people who don't have a relationship with their creator are one of the causes of poverty.  San Antonio mayor, Ivy Taylor, was speaking at a mayoral candidate forum on non-prof...

American pastor Mark Driscoll has resigned from Mars Hill, the megachurch he founded 18 years ago. He was not asked to resign by Mars Hill, which at its peak had around 14,000 people attending across...

A former missionary from the United States has been jailed for 40 years for sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya. 21-year-old Matthew Lane Durham was convicted of "heinous crimes" again...

A Christian missionary who has been held in a North Korea prison for two years has been freed and returned to America. Kenneth Bae was arrested in November 2012 accused of planning to overthrow the g...

Four months on and there's still no word on a pioneering American missionary who was kidnapped in Niger.  According to World Watch Monitor Jeff Woodke, who worked for a branch of YWAM, was abduc...

David Writebol has been able to visit his wife and fellow missionary Nancy for the first time since she became ill with Ebola. Mr Writebol has spent the past 21 days in isolation amid fears he could ...

An American pastor in London has called for Christians to pray following one of the biggest mass shootings in recent US history. At least 50 people have been killed and more than 406 others were inju...

The American pastor Creflo Dollar, who faced controversy after asking his followers to pay for a new private jet, has been told he's not welcome in Glasgow, by He's due to appear at the city's SECC ...

It's been reported an American pastor detained for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges in Turkey will be placed under house arrest as his trial con Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old ev...

The body of a 52-year-old American treasure-hunting pastor has been found in New Mexico this week. Paris Wallace is the second person to die after a quest for $2m worth of a chest of coins, precious ...

An American pastor accused of being linked to the failed coup in Turkey last summer has been refused release from prison. Andrew Brunson was jailed last month over alleged ties with the Fetullah Gule...

An American pastor will spend the next seven years in a Chinese prison after he was found guilty of organising "illegal border crossing". According to Christian religious freedom charity China Aid, a...

An American police officer in plainclothes has shot dead a Black Christian drummer whose car had broken down and was waiting to be rescued. Nouman Raja, of Palm Beach Gardens Police Department in Flo...

Prosecutors in America claim a priest pointed a gun at an eight-year-old boy because he supported a different sports team. Fr Kevin Carter is accused of telling the boy to stand against a wall before...

An American Catholic priest has been charged with federal fraud and tax evasion, accused of putting thousands of dollars of parishioner's money in his own bank Hien Minh Nguyen, who served in the no...

An American priest has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after being found guilty of stealing from a charity fund that helped the poor. Revd Timothy Kane will serve his sentence over five years a...

Robert H. Schuller, the famed televangelist and founder of Crystal Cathedral Ministries has died aged 88. Robert H. Schuller was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in 2013. He was on life support but ...

A prospective Republican Party candidate for the next American president says the population do not care if President Obama is a Christian. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was asked by the Washington...

New figures have revealed a large decline in the number of Americans who identify themselves as Christians. The study by Pew Research found that just under 65 per cent of Americans say they are Chris...