But when we lose compassion for other human beings, when we stop being intentional about going after the lost, we are sacrificing individual and collective pieces of our humanity and we are exchanging them for evil.
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.
In the aftermath of this past weekend's Islamic terrorist attacks, White House press secretary Josh Earnest commented, "We are in a narrative battle. Isil want to project the West as being at war with Islam. It's a mythology. And we're debunking that myth. . . . We can't play into this narrative that somehow the United States is fighting Islam."
On the second night of Harvest Georgia in Duluth, megachurch Pastor Greg Laurie addressed the question, what's the meaning of life, and shared the Gospel with about 15,000 people Saturday.
Officials from the U.N., U.S., Russia, and other nations are pointing fingers and accusing each other of "barbarism" after the latest round of bombings by Syrian forces killed at least 85 people on Sunday in the besieged city of Aleppo.
President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval.
Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, has committed $1 million in donations to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., which opened Saturday with a dedication ceremony presided over by President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush and others.
Human rights activists in 24 cities around the world protested outside Chinese embassies on Friday and delivered petitions calling on the Chinese government to stop killing North Korean defectors by repatriating them back to their home country.
Franklin Graham will release an upcoming film about the true story of Samaritan's Purses' race against time to save American medical missionaries stricken by Ebola.
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.
Twenty-five percent of the American population is now religiously unaffiliated, a number which includes nearly one in four, or 39 percent of young people aged 18-29, according to a survey released by the Public Religion Research Institute.
A school district in Mount Vernon, Washington, advised by legal representation Wednesday to allow the Satanic Temple of Seattle to start an after-school program at one of their elementary schools because it would be costly and futile if officials chose otherwise.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Libertarian hopeful Gary Johnson have the greatest support among the U.S. armed forces with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a distant third, according to a recent poll.
Hillsong NYC Pastor Carl Lentz says his congregation continues to grow as hundreds of people wait in lines to get into the church building.
The Harvest 2016 crusade in Georgia began with Pastor Greg Laurie telling 4,000 people that Jesus' assurance, "Don't let your hearts to be troubled," as found in the Gospel of John, is still relevant to them. At the end of the message, the megachurch pastor led 363 people in prayer to invite Christ into their lives.
The Episcopal Church continued its long trend of decline in 2015, with recently released statistics showing the Mainline denomination losing more than 37,000 members last year.
Pastor Tim Keller is on a mission to make sense of God, and if you ask him, Christianity not only makes sense, it offers so much more than what many realize.
A United Church of Canada minister who is also a self-avowed atheist will remain ordained while the denomination continues its process of possibly defrocking her.
Evangelist Anne Graham Lotz, Billy Graham's daughter, shares what she did when love between her and her late husband, Danny Lotz, ran out and she felt "trapped" in the marriage, and how other Christians can also save their marriage just as she did.
The Church of England announced last week that it is establishing a panel to review the ever increasing controversies surrounding gay marriage and the Church, though some liberal Anglicans have criticized it for only including members who adhere to the biblical definition of marriage.
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.
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.
New TV shows coming this fall are better than what the Parents Television Council has seen for the past few years, markedly veering away from the serial killer genre pattern and moving toward family comedies, says a PTC official.
As multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Casting Crowns release their new album, "The Very Next Thing," frontman Mark Hall opens up about his battle with cancer and the important theme behind the new record.
Out of all the Biblical teaching she has shared with millions of followers on social media, Sadie Robertson is revealing the one scripture that happens to be her favorite.
Evangelist Ray Comfort's "The Atheist Delusion" movie, which claims that it's able to "destroy atheism with one scientific question," is set to premiere at the Ark Encounter, a life-sized Noah's Ark theme park in Kentucky.
Several persecution watchdog groups have said that President Barack Obama should have spoken out more forcefully for persecuted Christians and other religious minorities at his final U.N. General Assembly speech, as world leaders continue meeting this week in New York.
A drunken Muslim mob in Pakistan stormed the homes of Christians and beat men, women and children because they deemed the Christian residents to be "ritually impure."
Muslim rebels in the Central African Republic raided a predominantly Christian village and killed six people in a door-to-door attack last Friday.
A terminally ill 17-year-old has died in Belgium by physician-assisted suicide just two years after restrictions on euthanasia were lifted in the country to allow children to end their life, a move one family advocate is calling "tragic" and "atrocious."
Jihadis belonging to the Islamic State terrorist group have found yet another brutal way to execute their victims, this time torturing six boys to death by using an excruciatingly hot welding iron and rods.
Christians in Aleppo are trying to keep the faith amid news that the ceasefire in Syria has already ended, Bishop George Abu Khazen said on Monday.
The Islamic State terrorist organization has reportedly abducted a 70-year-old prayer leader because he had a dream about the barbaric militant group's downfall in its largest stronghold in Iraq, the city of Mosul.
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.
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.
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.
Religious groups contribute $1.2 trillion to the U.S. economy, more than the top 10 tech companies combined.
Wycliffe Bible Translators has started a new campaign that seeks to encourage discussion about the Gospel and show that despite statistics suggesting millennials and teenagers are becoming less engaged with God, the Bible still matters greatly in people's lives.