Whatever you think of his stance on other issues, President Obama got it right recently by pulling a page straight out of the Gospels.
We're less than a month past a U.S. Supreme Court decision in which four justices warned us about serious threats to religious liberty that are coming our way. How can we argue at the national level that we believe in religious liberty for all people while at the local level we're running Muslims out of town?
Julie has now put her own subjective evaluation of her limited personal experience over the authority of a clear core value in biblical sexual ethics. Our Lord Jesus Himself based his understanding of the essential twoness of the marital bond on the foundation of God's intentional creation of two primary/complementary sexes for marriage, "male and female." Julie now rejects that foundation for sex because, apparently, she knows better than Jesus.
Undercover videos show that Planned Parenthood abortionists use ultrasounds to help them keep the organs of aborted babies intact, while opposing using ultrasounds to show expectant mothers seeking abortions the life living within their wombs, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina pointed out in a video posted to her Facebook page.
We have a 4-year-old son who is starting school next year. I am getting all sorts of advice from my family and friends. All the choices can seem overwhelming at times. Public school, Christian school, private secular school and even home schooling are on the table. How do I know what is best for my child?
Russell Moore's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has posted a flawed "Evangelical Declaration on Marriage" entitled "Here We Stand." While I appreciate the effort at getting evangelical leaders to declare affirmation of a male-female requirement for marriage, I think that every evangelical leader who signed this (and there are already quite a few) signed a statement that errs at some points and gives the wrong advice at others.
While the undercover video showing that Planned Parenthood sells the body parts of aborted babies was obviously offensive to pro-lifers, there was a part of the video that should have offended the sensibilities of those who support legalized abortion, because it showed that Planned Parenthood violates three pro-choice values.
Two prominent women. They were both 88 years old, well known and highly respected in their spheres, yet they held two completely different worldviews. When they died 24 hours apart, I couldn't help but consider how these two women, so much alike in their tenacity, passion, and commitment, had given their lives over to polar opposite causes.
A pastor who has written a book on the church and social media said he believes that Planned Parenthood, not Facebook, is to blame for the blocking of posts with links to two op-eds by Christian leaders expressing outrage this week over Planned Parenthood's reported selling of aborted baby body parts.
An irony of American politics today is that conservative policies have helped lift the most people out of poverty, but most Americans don't know that because conservatives have been horrible at communicating the success of their own policies, Arthur Brooks writes in his new book, "The Conservative Heart: How To Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America."
A young Pakistani Christian mother of three has been abducted and raped by her 55-year-old Muslim landlord who forced her to convert to Islam and enter into an Islamic marriage. Her family has demanded her return.
Roman Catholics and Protestants in the Chinese province of Zhejiang have launched a campaign aimed at making crosses and carrying them everywhere in response to the Communist government's continued crackdown on churches.
Kasich has talked a lot about his faith during his long political career, and is the author of "Every Other Monday: Twenty Years of Life, Lunch, Faith, and Friendship," a book about his prayer and Bible study group.
Pro-life "products of conception" protested in at least 65 cities across the United States Tuesday, calling for the government to immediately defund and investigate Planned Parenthood in light of the emergence of three, so far, undercover videos showing high-level Planned Parenthood officials discussing compensation for aborted baby organs.
Leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called the controversial undercover videos showing officials from Planned Parenthood discussing the sale of organs from aborted fetuses "disturbing" on Tuesday and said it raises questions about the process nationwide.
A Tennessee lawmaker has written a letter to state county clerks telling them that they should ignore the US Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage.
Due to an objection with an Affordable Care Act mandate that requires health insurance plans to offer birth control, including potential abortifacients, as part of their student health plans, the Wheaton College has announced that it will no longer offer health insurance to its students to avoid conflicting with the institution's Christian convictions.
The U.S. Senate will soon vote on a piece of proposed legislation meant to defund the controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood.
After an independent report released during the winter found that Bob Jones University officials discouraged victims of sexual assault from filing police reports, a months-long local South Carolina police department investigation found that there is insufficient evidence to prove that BJU violated any mandatory reporting laws.
In the third installment of secret videos released by the Center for Medical Progress, a former StemExpress employee reveals the gory details of her on-the-job training in the procurement and sell of aborted babies' body parts.
In perhaps the most humbling reaction to his controversial exit from Mars Hill Church less than a year ago, co-founder of the now defunct Seattle-based megachurch, Mark Driscoll, revealed in a tearful video interview with Hillsong Church's Brian Houston that it was God who told him and his wife, Grace, to resign from the church because a trap had been set.
Former Mars Hill megachurch pastor and best-selling author Rob Bell appeared on The Church Boys podcast earlier this week where he discussed his passion for science and how he reconciles it with his Christian faith, which he described as very "orthodox."
E. Dewey Smith Jr., senior pastor at The House of Hope Atlanta (Greater Travelers Rest) in Decatur, Georgia, has become somewhat of a hero among gay rights advocates after a clip from one of his recent sermons on the hypocritical treatment of gays by some black churches went viral during the weekend. On Monday, however, he declared that his message should not be taken as support for LGBT advocacy.
Lysa TerKeurst, bestselling author and Proverbs 31 Ministries president, wants her First 5 app to get Christians into the habit of reaching for the Word before giving the world their full attention — and it seems many women are eager to do just that.
Joel and Victoria Osteen will hold their ministry's seventh annual America's Night of Hope and Generation Hope Project in the city of San Francisco in less than two weeks.
Joyce Meyer, popular Bible teacher and preacher, has shared with her supporters the latest financial report detailing her ministry's assets, expenditures, and the results of its charitable and evangelistic undertakings. The ministry's production of publicly-available yearly financial reports was just one change Meyer made after being named years ago in a Senate probe of the finances of six notable Christian televangelists.
A major LGBT Methodist organization may reach a settlement with an ex-employee who's filing a complaint against them over allegations of "gender identity discrimination" and unlawful firing.
When you think about spending a trillion years in heaven, does that hope feel satisfying or boring? Theologian John Piper asks this question in the latest video posted on the desiringGod website, and then explains what it would be like in heaven.
A congregation in Pennsylvania has voted overwhelmingly to leave the United Methodist Church over the growing debate that the mainline denomination is having regarding its position on homosexuality.
As legendary Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown was granted all the fame, fortune, success and women he needed as he earned the nickname of "Mr. Raider" in the 1990s, there was one thing that was desperately missing from the Hall-of Famer's life that made him dislike what he saw in the mirror — a relationship with Jesus.
Grammy award-winning worship music singer Chris Tomlin has enlisted the help of several of the biggest names in CCM, such as Kari Jobe and Matt Redman, for his Worship Night in America event, which is scheduled to take place on Aug. 8. at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Bishop T.D. Jakes is gearing up to bring his brand of inspiration to a new talk show where he expects to spark national conversations about socially relevant topics.
Miracles happen — and not just in the movies. That's what actress/producer Roma Downey wants to share in her new TLC series "Answered Prayers," where she'll invite viewers to follow the miraculous stories of real people who experience divine intervention.
Kierra Sheard's dreams of becoming a clothing designer have officially come to fruition, but not without the gospel singer facing her fair share of challenges. Nonetheless, Sheard says she's holding onto her faith so God can get the glory for her Eleven60 fashion line.
Slim Thug, a Houston-based rapper who has collaborated with multi-platinum artists such as Beyoncé and Pharrell, includes pastor Joel Osteen in his latest album "Hogg Life Volume 2: Still Surviving," which was released earlier this month.
After President Barack Obama called for gay rights in Nairobi on Saturday, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta corrected his counterpart, saying homosexuality is a "non-issue" in Kenya and those rights cannot be "imposed" on the people of the East African country.
The Islamic State's most famous executioner, "Jihadi John," notorious for being featured in videos last year that purportedly showed him beheading Western journalists, aid workers and other innocent victims, is now allegedly on the run from the terror group amid fears that other ISIS militants are out to kill him.
The nuclear deal negotiated in Vienna between Iran and the world's six leading powers plus the European Union may be the only solution apart from war, according to one national security analyst.
The Korean office for Voice of the Martyrs announced at a press conference earlier this week that the Christian missionary organization will be sending Bibles into the southern part of North Korea.
A new anti-hate speech law that aims to combat terrorism and protect minority groups such as Christians, was issued in the United Arab Emirates this week in a bid to send a message to radical groups such as Islamic State that the UAE stands for peace and tolerance.
A human rights group has recorded nearly 700 executions, including those of members of ethnic and religious minorities convicted of "enmity against God," in just a little over six months in the Shiite Muslim nation of Iran, which put people to death even during the holy month of Ramadan.
Christian churches in Niger are facing a lack of resources and difficult conditions in rebuilding six months after the wave of angry Islamist attacks destroyed at least 70 houses of worship in revenge for Charlie Hebdo's drawings of the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
One year after nearly losing his life in Liberia, American Ebola survivor, Dr. Kent Brantly, is speaking out about why he has no regrets about serving as a medical missionary in the West African nation. He also shares his hopes that his story might inspire others to answer God's call in their own lives.
If you thought the longer you waited to get married the lower your chance of getting a divorce would be, you might want to take a look at the findings of a new study by Nicholas H. Wolfinger, professor of family and consumer studies and adjunct professor of sociology at the University of Utah, which says otherwise.
A church in Georgia has recently collected over five tons of Oreos, which were shipped overseas to members of the United States Armed Forces.
A few years ago, Adrien Neely was getting ready to have lunch at the food court inside the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia but he couldn't find himself a vacant table. So Neely asked a woman eating alone if he could join her and she obliged. "What do you do here?" the woman soon asked him. "I am a chaplain," Neely replied. She was shocked.
Cosmetic surgery procedures are on the rise across the United States, with an estimated 15.6 million procedures in 2014, a 3 percent increase from the previous year. While it remains unknown what percentage of Christians make up the millions undergoing these vanity procedures each year, believers who've suffered from botched surgeries are now declaring the practice sinful, but not everyone agrees.