Isaac Hunter, founder and former pastor of Summit Church in Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday of an apparent suicide, according to local news reports. Hunter is the son of Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of the 15,000-member Northland church in Florida and former member of President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013 takes place on Tuesday night, in what has become one of the most eagerly anticipated annual events in the fashion calendar. The show will be broadcast on CBS with a start time of 10 p.m. ET.
Perhaps she was upset she wasn't included in the shot, or maybe she thought taking a self-portrait during a tribute to an iconic world leader in his home country was tasteless. Whatever the case, Michelle Obama's notably tight jaw and icy glare will likely go down as one of the most memorable images from an event meant to pay tribute to South Africa's anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
A habitual drunk driver was made the subject of an elaborate hoax in a viral YouTube video when friends trying to get him to clean up his act, convinced him that he was in a coma for ten years and had woken up to a future where Justin Bieber is gay, Miley Cyrus is living in a trailer park and Hillary Clinton is president.
After performing at his concert in Portland, Ore., last week, rapper Drake stopped by the Union Gospel Mission to donate a substantial amount of cash for the organization that helps feed and keep the homeless warm during Oregon's harsh winter season.
Nick Vujicic, the "limbless" evangelist of Life Without Limbs ministry, plans to launch a new Web series documenting his travels this year to 24 countries where he preached the Gospel and shined a light into the lives of thousands and in some cases, tens of thousands who turned out at every event to hear him.
Ten years after Christian pastor Todd Burpo of Nebraska shared the near-death story of his then three-year-old son in The New York Times #1 bestseller Heaven Is For Real, Hollywood is putting the story on the big screen. But even months before the film's release, atheists and Christians are already fighting over it.
Famed music producer Timbaland, known for being at the top of the music world a few years ago for his collaborations with Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado and others, recently revealed that he apologized to rapper Jay Z for their falling out, which ended after God changed him.
Now we are told we need a new national system called Common Core State Standards Initiative, and it has provoked a grassroots uprising. Parents don't want federal control or a federal curriculum, and teachers don't like the CC tests.
Actress Candace Cameron Bure, perhaps most widely known for her role as DJ Tanner on the family sitcom "Full House," said in a recent interview that she won't get nude or act out sex scenes in her work.
A curious photo montage of Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama and Denmark Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt at late South African leader Nelson Mandela's tribute has been making the rounds online Tuesday, with speculation that Mrs. Obama was none too pleased with her husband taking a selfie with the Danish leader.
Manchester United will play Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday night in the Champions League, to close out the group stages. United need just a draw to confirm their place at the top of the group, however, they have already qualified for the knock out stages.
While a 15 percent spike in homelessness in Los Angeles has some pushing for an outdoor feeding ban, others believe the real problem is a disconnect between long-time homeless missions and transient volunteers.
A Madison, Wis., business that had hoped to bring healing to the world through "therapeutic cuddles" for $60 an hour was forced to close its doors just three weeks after it opened and is now offering its brand new furniture for free to church groups.
If I could go back in time I would tell a younger version of myself that only having a little to give doesn't let you off the hook either. God expects us to honor Him with what He has entrusted to us and He is able to do a lot with a little. Yes, the amount I would have given (if I had been tithing) would have been a relatively insignificant amount compared to the staggering costs of all these things, but what I would later learn is that giving is less about my money being needed, and more about me needing to give it.
The final lines of Colossians seem to have little theological impact. Most of the names listed, except for Luke and Mark, are unfamiliar. We could easily skip these verses and jump to 1 Thessalonians. But Paul's closing words to the Colossians carry the subtle message that no ministry is unimportant.