• The Chosen receives exemption to keep filming, while Hollywood goes on strike

    Los Angeles might be in a major film meltdown, but The Chosen has announced that it has received an approval to keep its camera rolling. The actors’ strike centers on a dispute over compensation, especially in light of an industry-wide shift toward streaming that has changed the way performers receive residuals, or royalty payments. Hollywood […]

  • Life.Church launches tithing money back guarantee for dissatisfied members

    One of America’s largest churches, Life.Church, has announced that it has launched a 100% money back guarantee for members who don’t see the effects of tithing. Perhaps among the most contentious issues in the church today, or indeed in any era, tithing, the giving of the first ten percent of one’s income, has always been […]

  • Mike Pilavachi suspended from employment ‘with immediate effect’

    Mike Pilavachi suspended from employment at Soul Survivor ‘with immediate effect’ after he was called out over sexual allegations. In early May, victims of the British pastor and founder of Christian youth festival Soul Survivor, came forward with allegations he ran “a cult” in which young men were encouraged to receive massages on his bed […]

  • Christian influencer preaches during gym session. What do Christians make of this?

    A Christian influencer has created controversy on social media after randomly preaching to members of a local gym. Ryan Foley, who has 182,700 followers on TikTok and 7,866 on Instagram, started preaching in the middle of his gym session. And it’s not the first time. He has also launched into sermons in the likes of […]

  • ‘Too sexy’ pastor slammed for church attire

    A pastor in South Dakota has been slammed as dressing ‘too sexy’ in a letter he received from a random person because he wore skinny jeans while preaching. Adam Weber, a pastor at Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, received the letter from a member in his church, who as you will read below, clearly took […]

  • Kanye West’s Adidas agreement terminated after antisemitic comments

    Adidas has terminated its agreement with Kanye West’s Yeezy shoe brand after the singer has been heavily criticized for recent antisemitic comments. West, who now calls himself Ye, is drawing widespread condemnation for a “vile antisemitic rant” he made on Twitter. He was banned from the social media platform for remarks he made about Jewish […]

  • Leaked report into New Zealand megachurch reveals abuse

    A leaked report into the affairs of New Zealand megachurch, Arise, has found “numerous instances of sexual and physical abuse, financial shenanigans, and straight-up racism”. In April, the founding pastor of Arise Church, John Cameron, stepped down after an independent review was called for after interns allege they were “overworked, overwhelmed, and taken advantage of”. […]

  • FINA votes to restrict transgenders from women’s swimming events

    FINA, swimming’s world governing body, has voted to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s competitions, stating it will establish a new “open category”. FINA, the world governing body of aquatic sports, has said that its new “gender inclusion policy” will cater for transgender athletes, but not at the expense of women competing […]

  • Rick Warren to step down from his Saddleback Californian megachurch

    Rick Warren, the senior pastor at California’s Saddleback megachurch, has announced that he is stepping down. Warren, who has headed up the church for 42 years, announced in 2021 that he was beginning the search for a successor. Last year, in a video to church members, Warren announced in a video to the church: “For […]

  • Hillsong Boston pastors Josh and Leona Kimes Resign

    Hillsong pastors Josh and Leona Kimes are the latest pastors from the embattled church to resign after the controversy surrounding the megachurch. Their announcement is no real surprise, as the couple were named in a report on Hillsong New York, which was leaked to the Christian Post. The report alleges that investigators say Carl Lentz […]

  • Hillsong Atlanta pastor, the church’s black pastor, resigns amid Brian Houston scandal

    Hillsong Atlanta’s lead pastor, Sam Collier, has resigned in the wake of the dramas surrounding the megachurch as Brian Houston’s indiscretions towards women have been revealed. Collier made the announcement on social media, at the same time announcing this Sunday will be his last service. Citing the ongoing scandals and the church’s management of these […]

  • Brian Houston resigns from Hillsong

    It has been announced today that Brian Houston has resigned from his position at Hillsong. His recent court proceedings from the sins of his father, coupled with alleged indiscretions toward two women have resulted in his resignation. The announcement was made at an emergency staff meeting at the megachurch’s Australian head office in Sydney’s Baulkham […]