Under fire from mainstream media critics, President Donald Trump's evangelical advisers explained this week why a majority of the group's members have stuck by the administration even as prominent New York City Pastor A.R. Bernard resigned in protest over the president's controversial comments on the deadly riots in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Pastor Kevin DeYoung of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina, is challenging Christians who try to defend their decision to watch HBO's "Game of Thrones," saying that he has not seen a single compelling argument for Christians viewing graphic sex scenes.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation has written a letter to Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin condemning his plan to create volunteer "prayer patrols" to address the rising criminality in Louisville, the state's largest city.
Technology and a sexualized culture are driving rising suicide rates among teenagers, according to a prominent Internet safety activist and an author who focuses his ministry on equipping families about technology dangers. And this is a battle that is first and foremost a spiritual fight, they note.
Leading evangelist Franklin Graham offered a five-minute prayer at President Donald Trump's televised rally in Arizona on Tuesday evening, telling the Lord that America's sins have crippled the nation and that the country is in desperate need of a "shepherd."
A California public charter school is coming under fire because of a kindergarten teacher who hosted a "gender transition" ceremony during her class, traumatizing kids.
A panel of prominent Christian ethicists and pastors said that it is important to define what an evangelical actually is in discussions with people who may not be familiar with the term, warning that sometimes people may have a very wrong idea about evangelicals and what they stand far.
Conservative Christians who've been barred from Facebook for posting their beliefs about homosexuality and LGBT issues now have a new social media platform they can join that won't block users for defending biblical principals.
A Tennessee pastor whose truck was spray painted with the N-word and an expletive as racial unrest erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, is now urging his community to use the incident as a teaching moment after police arrested two juveniles for the damage, including a 13-year-old boy who thought it would be funny.
A diverse group of 62 pastors from the Lincoln, Nebraska, area have signed a statement calling white supremacy and Neo-Nazism "blatantly sinful."
As Americans have already begun witnessing a solar eclipse today, here's what some well-known Christians are saying about the rare continent-wide event.
Christianity is a faith with a long and detailed history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.
Amazon Studios is set to release an hourlong limited comedy series based on Neil Gaiman (American Gods) and Terry Pratchett's (Colour of Magic) fiction, Good Omens.
The new horror film, "Annabelle 2: Creation," was scheduled to debut in Lebanon last weekend but authorities pulled the film from theaters because clergy found it "offensive" to the Christian faith.
LeToya Luckett is sharing the great news about her engagement to Dallas, Texas, entrepreneur Tommicus Walker months after Pastor John Gray prophesied that she would find love again on national television.
Lecrae understands that he cannot single-handedly stop the racist movement that took place at the University of Virginia, last week, but that isn't stopping the rapper from using his platform to make some change in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Despite accusations from critics that the new TV show "The State" is glorifying the Islamic State terrorist group, U.K.'s Channel 4 has defended the four-part series which premiered on Sunday.
Al-Shabaab fighters reportedly killed four Christian men in Kenya's Lamu County last week, beheading three and burning alive another.
A 16-year-old Christian in Pakistan has been arrested and imprisoned for allegedly burning pages of the Quran, the Islamic holy book, and could potentially face the death penalty under the country's strict blasphemy laws.
Hillsong Church Senior Pastor Brian Houston has urged Christians to participate in the upcoming nationwide postal plebiscite regarding legalizing same-sex marriage in Australia.
Imagine the best memories of your youth. Now imagine all of them replaced by a screen. Unless we can outsmart phones, this will be reality for a generation.
SPLC's word-weapon of choice is "hate." The SPLC uses the hate label to intimidate people into conformity, thereby silencing dissent.
Do you know what 24-hour news networks have in common with professional wrestling? It can be summed up in one word: entertainment. I am encouraging all viewers to remember that what they're watching is primarily scripted entertainment.
The sinful nature stirs up pride, prejudice, anger, and hatred, whereas the Holy Spirit produces compassion, love, joy, and peace in the hearts of Christ followers. And anyone who hates others is certainly not a Christ follower.
In this desperate and urgent hour when turmoil and division is evident in America and security threats are being made against America, it is imperative that we do all we can right now to mobilize unified public prayer for America.
Lawmakers in Washington award billions each year in tax breaks and government backed loans to solar power and wind power companies while ignoring promising energy technologies such as our burgeoning fuel cell industry.
It all happened in the course of one night, and it happened quite suddenly. It wasn't just a few videos here and there that were flagged on YouTube. It was dozens of them. No, wait, it was pages of them. No wait, pages and pages of them.
It is clear that toppling towers of dead men who once did bad things or thought bad things will be this era's thundering contribution to making the world a better place. In which case, the least I'd like to ask for is some intellectual consistency.
Suicide — social isolation is certainly a factor but there's another factor, one that's critically important. "In a meritocratic age, we are valued for our usefulness." So what happens to students when they don't nail that SAT or make the varsity team?
In all of this talk about supremacy: I want to be very clear. Christians believe in supremacy. In fact, Christians believe in exclusive absolute supremacy. Shocked? But I'm not talking about purple supremacy or green supremacy, black supremacy or white supremacy.
Over 225,000 pro-life Christians have asked our public officials to protect public lands, including our National Monuments – all of which are now under threat from the Trump Administration's reckless and unprecedented proposal that they can be rescinded by the whim of the President
In the aftermath of the President's comments about Charlottesville, some Republican leaders have distanced themselves from him, while a number of major business leaders have stopped supporting him. Why are the evangelical leaders on his faith advisory council still standing with him?
Since the founding in 1773 of the First African Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia — the oldest black church in all of North America — the church has served as both the soul and heartbeat of social and political consciousness for black Christians in America.
Tens of thousands of congregations are one color, one race, or one group. Why? Why is this reality still taking place today?
Did you know? The trans-Atlantic slave trade was a continuation and expansion of an already thriving Arab enterprise. Further, the trans-Saharan trade long outlived and, in terms of African victims, outnumbered its European counterpart.
Depending upon when you read this article, you can fill in the blank. As I write, the newest was in Barcelona, Spain, perpetrated (so officials think) by an ISIS-inspired Moroccan. That we hope each attack will be the last, as if we're merely weathering a passing storm, attests to our general ignorance of deep history.
The mainstream media have lobbed a considerable amount of criticism at the Trump administration for cutting funding to the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
I'm confused. I'm serious. I was in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the riots and what I observed and what I saw in the media's coverage are, for the most part, two very different narratives.
"Should the media highlight acts of hatred and violence when carried out by the left?" I'm not talking about Charlottesville here or making a moral comparison between the groups involved. I'm talking about a consistent pattern of dangerous words and deeds from the radical left, most of which get scant attention from the media.
Growing up I didn't know I had dyslexia. I couldn't read until I was in the third grade. I've struggled my entire life to comprehend what I'm reading, to spell words properly, to understand the meanings of words and enunciate them.
The recent racial events have caused such pain in my heart and mind the last few days. What I greatly fear, is that this pain will go away and I will lull back into normal, and that you will as well.
Mr. President, I write this with the utmost respect. My appeal to you, sir, is straightforward: Please help unify our country. At the moment, our nation needs someone more compassionate than combative, a true and effective peacemaker. You can be that man.
If these men, participants in that horrible War Between the States, having watched their comrades fall in battle, and at the end of that great conflict turn to honor and salute each other, how can we dishonor their memory with lesser behavior?
Sadly, everything, including church functions, is centered around food — potlucks, get-togethers, fellowship gatherings, etc. The last thing we want to talk about is humility through fasting. But we must return to the power of the Spirit through brokenness, prayer, humility, and fasting.
If Democrats had even a semblance of honesty, rather than reassigning their guilt to Republicans, they would acknowledge Democrats birthed the Ku Klux Klan and created Jim Crow laws. They would also admit that pro-slavery Democrats launched the Civil War.
"Are you against the Confederacy?" I couldn't help but laugh at the desperate question thrown at President Trump during Tuesday's press conference. Really?
This summer, a coalition of center-right groups launched a signature drive to try to make it possible to stop taxpayer funding of abortion in Massachusetts.
We are living in unsettling times. I commend your desire to be ready if and when those tough times hit. Here are a few tips.