We are witnessing the rise of a new kind of religious orientation. The nones.
God alone knows the heart and only He can judge who belongs to Him and who doesn't, but there is something exceedingly strange about a fighter pulverizing his or her opponent, leaving them bloody, dazed, and broken on the floor, while giving honor to Jesus Christ who gave them the victory. How can this be?
I think most Christians know that comparison is a poisonous practice. Measuring your gifts, life circumstances, and callings against those of another believer always leeches away at personal contentment and fractures Christian fellowship. Yet, even still, the vast majority of us are chronic measurers.
I get called all kinds of names on a regular basis — from Hitler to homophobe and from pitiful to pathological — but I don't get called a racist all that much (unless, of course, I'm speaking against radical Islam, which somehow makes me a racist, as if Islam was a race and as if criticizing murderous religionists was unfair).
Dear Chuck, I'm trying to fit in to a new workplace, and I'm on the outside of a lot of the conversations and office gossip. I want to join in, but sometimes the talk gets so hurtful or goes a direction I just don't want to follow. Does the Bible have anything to say about how to talk to people in my office?
The global refugee crisis has once again dominated headlines and newsfeeds in the past few days. While world leaders gathered in New York to discuss the unprecedented scope of mass displacement, the son of a presidential candidate took to social media to compare Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles.
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has had a campaign that defied the odds and expectations of many Americans and political experts.
Just a little over a month after its announcement that the text of the English Standard Version Bible will remain unchanged in all future editions, Crossway is now "convinced that this decision was a mistake" and would "allow for ongoing periodic updating of the text."
Ayesha Curry has been piling her proverbial plate with the business of building her own food empire from scratch. But more than focusing on cementing a name for herself in the food industry, the cookbook author and future Food Network host is planning to use her platform to serve as a witness for Jesus Christ.
A grieving Indiana man who expected to go to jail when an Ohio police officer who pulled him over for speeding on Sunday was left overwhelmed with hope when the officer offered him prayer after learning his 15-year-old sister, Eliza Fletcher, had just died in a car crash.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., introduced legislation Wednesday that would reinstate pastors' and churches' rights to speak freely on political matters and would allay major religious liberty and free speech concerns caused by the Johnson Amendment.
A young father in Washington state who relatives say was focused on going to church, taking care of his family and living a crime free life was shot dead in his car Monday on his way to see his wife and newborn son at a local hospital.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is receiving criticism after he jokingly asked during a campaign rally in Iowa on Wednesday whether or not he should have non-Christians tossed out of the event.
Dozens of Christian scholars and theologians have signed a joint declaration on American foreign policy in a scholarly journal that outlines a thoughtful, distinctly Christian vision for engaging world affairs.
Leading Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore has said that he was embarrassed watching the first presidential debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, which he compared to a "wrestling show."
In the midst of racial tensions in Charlotte an African-American church in Greensboro, North Carolina, is transitioning to become the newest campus of The Refuge, a predominantly white multi-campus church aiming to have more multicultural diversity in its pews.
Theologian John Piper is suggesting this week that there is a higher honor attached to being a foreign missionary than other callings.
Six months after publicly addressing a second affair following an adultery scandal that cost him his marriage and ministry at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida last summer, Billy Graham's grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, revealed Tuesday he got so depressed about his life he actively planned to commit suicide.
New converts to Christianity need to grow in spiritual maturity, says the Rev. Billy Graham, responding to a question from a young believer who wants to know what they should be doing in their life before they go to Heaven.
The annual Harvest 2016 outreach, which was held for the first time in Georgia, ended Sunday night with at least 24,000 people being exposed to the Gospel through evangelist Greg Laurie's messages and more than 1,000 accepting Christ.
Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong NYC said in a message posted on Facebook Sunday that he and his church won't be chanting "all lives matter" because "right now, black lives apparently are worth less on our streets."
Sixty-eight-year-old "Duck Dynasty" star Si Robertson says in his new book that ever since the A&E reality show became a household name in 2012, several women have asked to marry him even though he's been married to the same woman for over four decades.
The first openly transgender child actor is set to feature in an upcoming episode for ABC's "Modern Family," according to reports.
In his "I Am Second" video, Jason Castro, who placed fourth on season seven of "American Idol," candidly shares the deep, dark secret about his addiction to pornography that nearly ruined his marriage.
If the hundreds of thousands of children living in foster care are to ever be adopted, good messaging is absolutely essential, say Christian alternative band Jars of Clay and the general manager of the Minnesota Vikings Rick Spielman.
VidAngel, a company that enables the filtering of adult content from TV and movies, is facing a lawsuit from four film industry giants that claim the video streaming service is infringing on its copyrighted material.
Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall says the band hopes their new album, "The Very Next Thing," will encourage Christians to step out of their comfort zone and seek God's plan for their life.
While much in the international news today is dominated by the utter barbarity and heinousness in how the Islamic State tortures and executes its victims, a look back in history shows that it's possible the jihadis have taken pages from the torturous playbook of the authoritarian North Korean government.
An atheist group celebrating the upcoming International Blasphemy Rights Day on Friday has said that laws around the world that restrict or punish those who criticize religion take away the rights of atheists, Christians, and other people.
A woman in the landlocked African nation of Uganda was beaten unconscious by her Muslim husband and hospitalized because she attended a church service and allegedly converted to Christianity.
Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte brought God into a debate on the death penalty on Monday, and asked why He doesn't intervene and stop babies from being raped and killed.
Local residents in Iraq's Sharqat district in Salah al-Din province stormed a prison run by Islamic State, killed five prison guards and freed at least 40 prisoners, even as Iraqi forces regained the district from the terror group with the help of the U.S.-led international coalition.
A transgender couple from Ecuador claim to be the first to give birth to their own baby, even though neither parent has undergone a sex change operation and both still have the same sex organs they were born with.
The Communist Party of China has intensified its ongoing crackdown of Christianity and other faiths with the publication of new rules and regulations that tighten the government's grip on underground churches, persecution watchdog groups have said.
A married couple of reality television fame that has adopted children from overseas like to say that even though their children were born in Asia, it's almost as though they are biologically related.
Italian writer Costanza Miriano angered women's rights activists across Europe in 2013 when she released her best-selling book, "Marry Him and Be Submissive," advising women to forsake the heresy of feminism and submit to their husbands in order to enjoy a more fulfilling life.
For a climber, being "snow blind" on a mountain top is never a good thing, and being snow blind atop Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, is as bad as it gets. But that's exactly what happened to Christian mountain climber Brian Dickinson who survived what is considered "the death zone" against all odds.
Many parents dread talking about evils like genocide with their children, but Russell Moore, president of the SBC's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, says it's a subject they must not avoid.
Religious groups contribute $1.2 trillion to the U.S. economy, more than the top 10 tech companies combined.