The Islamist militant group al-Shabaab, which is known for hunting down and killing Christians, carried out Saturday's massive bombing in Mogadishu that killed as many as 302 people, Somalian officials have said.
Notable women in Christian leadership positions, such as Beth Moore and Kay Warren, have joined the chorus of thousands of people revealing their stories of sexual assault and harassment under the #MeToo hashtag online, which has been flooded with accounts of abusive pastors and church members.
United States Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions is reportedly behind the Justice Department's decision to send an experienced federal hate crimes lawyer to help in the case of a gender fluid high school student who was murdered in 2016.
Pro-life groups are staging protests against the newly opened Maryland clinic of infamous late term abortion provider Dr. LeRoy Carhart.
The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a case regarding a Ten Commandments display on public property in New Mexico, thus allowing a lower court ruling against the display to stand.
A Catholic church in Indiana is responding to reports that it denied a 9-year-old girl her First Communion because she wanted to wear a suit for the ceremony.
Sadie Grace Andrews, a 3-year-old Christian girl who loved to pray and regularly attended the popular Church of the Highlands with her family, tragically drowned Saturday after she fell into a grease pit while playing at a local ice cream shop in Alabama.
Bill Hybels, the founder and Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, announced the names of two leaders who will take on new roles to replace the role of senior pastor as he transitions out of the church leadership next year.
A group of Georgia churches are holding an event in response to the recent violence in Charlottesville and the overall state of division in the United States.
Christian author and theologian John Piper has suggested that a famous quote by Nelson Mandela in regards to racism, which when posted by former U.S. President Barack Obama became the most popular tweet of all time, may not hold up to the teaching of Scripture.
A California nondenominational church and its congregants have opened their doors to those forced to evacuate because of this week's wildfire in Orange County and will be leading a multiethnic community prayer gathering on Friday.
Christian comedy has expanded its reach throughout the years, bringing the joy of the Lord beyond the four walls of the church. Now, a new generation of comedians are carrying the proverbial torch passed on by veteran comics like Tim Hawkins, Michael Jr., Henry Cho and Chonda Pierce to new levels.
The "Duck Dynasty" era has ended, but Phil Robertson is gearing up to star in his own show where he will proudly reject "political correctness."
The Philadelphia Eagles are receiving praise for showcasing their strong faith prior to their game against the Carolina Panthers Thursday night after the NFL team rallied around and celebrated a teammate who was baptized in the hotel pool.
Inspired by her late husband, Frank Gifford, three-time Emmy Award-winner Kathie Lee Gifford debuted her new song, "He Saw Jesus," on Thursday's "Today" show.
At least seven people were killed after suspected Islamic State terror group radicals attacked a bank and the Church of Saint George in El-Arish, Egypt. The militants were seen waving their black flags through the streets in celebration.
The persecution of Christians is now "worse than at any time in history," according to a report by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, which states that not only are Christians more persecuted than any other faith group, they are also experiencing the worst forms of persecution.
An Algerian Christian, who was sentenced to three years' imprisonment last year for a "blasphemous" Facebook post, has gone on a hunger strike to demand that he be transferred to a prison in his home province.
Prominent religious freedom advocate and evangelical figure Johnnie Moore has released a new book highlighting word-for-word testimonies of Christians worldwide who have endured the worst humanity has to offer and know what it truly means to be willing to die for Christ.
The phone rang. It was the TV commercial producer, and he wanted to know if I'd shoot the spot topless. I'd just been cast a couple hours before, but he'd "forgotten" to ask me before I left if I would film the commercial with only a bow tie and bikini bottoms.
As we continue to pray for this nation in the midst of increased lawlessness, anarchy, and rebellion, it is easy to become discouraged and wonder if our prayers are working.
From Washington, D.C. to the NFL and Hollywood, America's idols are tumbling down. This is not a bad thing.
A headline on the conservative, RedState website announces, "Trump's Cheap 'Merry Christmas' Christianity Continues To Sway Evangelicals." Is this true?
The Nashville Statement is a recent document addressing contemporary issues of sexuality and affirming traditional Christian views. It has been signed by a significant number of Christian leaders. Unfortunately, as we have come to expect in our polarized society, it has also occasioned the predictable firestorm of angry denunciation.
Tragically, many Christians—or at least those who identify as Christians—have given up the Bible without a whimper of protest. Biblical illiteracy is running rampant. No wonder our culture is awash in confusion.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a major bill to ban the gruesome practice of aborting a child at 20 weeks and beyond, a move that was followed up by the Senate's introduction of a similar bill two days later.
Many pastors and church leaders are miserable because of fewer than five percent of the church members.
Please help me to understand something. I'm not a Muslim, but I can speak about Islam. I'm not gay, but I can address LGBT issues. I'm not an atheist, but I can address atheism. Yet when I weigh in constructively on racial issues in America, I'm told I have no right to speak or, worse still, I'm accused of racism. Why is that?
Lisbon isn't a place that one thinks of first when planning a trip across the pond. Yet, the Portuguese capital (population 506,892) should be atop your list of where to go, right now.
Raising responsible kids is no microwave magic; it takes consistent time and energy. The results are often not instantaneous — diligence and perseverance will be your greatest assets, but the rewards far outweigh the challenges.
In the Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain resides a centuries-old tradition of religious coexistence that might help fast-track a new paradigm of respect for the "other" in a deeply troubled region.
My purpose is to confront the larger hypocrisy of Hollywood, an industry that has made billions of dollars selling sex, an industry that encourages all kinds of sexploitation.
The Polish people have proven to be some of the greatest God-fearing, freedom-loving people on earth. Many of them proved it again just this past weekend.
Hollywood, the Land of Make-Believe and Botox injections, loves to inject its "moral" authority into every social issue. But, like everything Tinseltown produces, it's all duplicitous.
When churches close, their buildings can be difficult to repurpose. So developers are turning them into beer halls.
Why did I agree to speak a conference that I have blasted in the past for being anti-Zionistic and perhaps even anti-Semitic? Why I am participating in an event that has been used to propagate what I have branded "a deadly anti-Israel theological error"? (I meant the word "deadly" quite literally.)
Jerry Spinelli said, "Peer pressure is just that: pressure." And the age when most people feel the greatest pressure to "fit in" is during the middle school years. No wonder Jeff Kinney said, "I've never run into a person who yearns for their middle school days."
Dear Chuck: I have been in my current job for only two years since graduation and am starting to feel I made a mistake. ... What career fields have a promising future and how can I make the transition?
"You have to sleep your way to the top in Hollywood." This has been the unspoken Hollywood secret for decades: the powerful manipulate, corrupt, and abuse the young and vulnerable.
So when Stephen Paddock, the recent mass murderer in Vegas, reached for guns I knew just who he must have been. I had grown up with these lonely desperate people.
Politics is a complicated game. By necessity, it involves partnering with imperfect people. It also involves strategically not partnering with certain people, despite shared interests.
The couple celebrated their seventy-fifth wedding anniversary last year. Charles was one hundred years old; Sara was ninety-eight and had suffered a stroke. They lived together in their home in Napa, California. This week, they died together.
Colin Kaepernick said his protest was all about the flag. The NFL Players Union, which supports the players' right to kneel, stated that the protests are not about the flag.
It seems the height of intellectual inconsistency to spend weeks defending and applauding players who generate publicity for their cause by engaging in an action that is distracting and offensive to many people, but then turn around and cast reproach upon a Vice President generating publicity for his cause by engaging in an action that you found distracting and offensive.