Dear Chuck, What is your view of payday lending? It seems like Crown would have some insight on the perils of such loans and whether there are alternative ways to secure a "small-dollar loan" such as through church lending clubs, or some other means.
The Soviet Union and the Cold War now seem like ancient history, but many of the weapons that were produced decades ago during that conflict inexplicably remain on hair trigger alert and still threaten us all. Whether they are exploded by computer error, human miscalculation, terrorists or mad men, the result would be an end of life as we know it.
The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has many allies within the Progressive movement. Funded largely by the most liberal elements of the Left, especially those within the George Soros network, like his Center for American Progress, BLM has been a major motivator for the attacks on police officers all over the country.
Perhaps you've seen the picture of Omran Daqneesh, the five-year-old little boy pulled from the rubble and placed into an ambulance, following an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. I stared at the photo for a long time. And I watched the footage – just barely over a minute (before clicking, know that it's graphic) – of the rescue worker placing him in that chair. Rather than crying in fear or from pain, he stared calmly at the cameras, likely disoriented and in shock.
Parents Question: It seems to us that the world is getting crazier. From weekly terrorist attacks to a rapid rise in teen suicides to a Presidential candidate who uses profanity on a daily basis…it seems like things are spinning out of control in some ways. How can we help raise up our children to be kind, caring, responsible adults in this crazy era?
A remake of Ben-Hur movie is about to hit the movie screens. What's fascinating to me is the story behind the book, which has also inspired two previous movies — the 1925 silent version and the 1959 movie-of-the-year, starring Charlton Heston. That version won 11 Oscars, more than any other movie before it and has only since been tied by Titanic (1997).
Dear Chuck, My husband and I own a home and are trying to decide if we should change our mortgage to get in better financial health. I read recently about "recasting" a mortgage, which sounds a lot like a fishing term! Is that something worth considering? We've been looking into refinancing. What is the difference?
Persecuted Christians in India have been given hope for justice concerning the 2008 massacre in Orissa, where close to 100 Christians were killed in a riot, after the government revealed earlier this month that it will reopen 315 cases of violence.
Over 100,000 people are expected to gather this weekend at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, to proclaim the Gospel and listen to messages from Pastor Greg Laurie and popular Christian artists like Chris Tomlin at the 2016 SoCal Harvest.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. is "under the dark spell of Donald Trump", according to a column published in the National Review.
A civil racketeering lawsuit that has dogged former Mars Hill Church Pastor Mark Driscoll since he was forced to resign from the now dissolved church in 2014, was dismissed by a U.S. District Court judge on Thursday.
A Baptist missionary-founded children's home in Oklahoma has refused to accept a donation of $28,000 from a group of atheists who wanted the contribution to be noted "in honor of" their organization.
A steady stream of stories from those who made decisions to commit their lives to Jesus Christ at a Harvest Crusade with Greg Laurie over the last three decades include dramatic transformations that have led to Christian leadership and ministry.
Joshua Harris, the former lead pastor of Covenant Life Church, the founding church of Sovereign Grace Ministries in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is now apologizing to Christians he hurt when he advised against dating in his best-selling 1997 book, "I Kissed Dating Goodbye," calling it a "huge mistake."
The Family Research Council, a pro-life and pro-traditional marriage conservative group, is speaking out against a North Carolina school district's transgender guidelines, which would bar teachers from calling their students "boys and girls."
God did not tell popular televangelist Creflo Dollar to endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the preacher says, and he has no plans to do so.
A lively conversation continues to occur surrounding the topic of women's ordination and their roles in the life of the Church, with signs pointing to notable shifts some saying a "crack-up" is underway within evangelicalism.
Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship church in Riverside, California, is urging Christians to bring people who do not yet know Jesus Christ to SoCal Harvest 2016, which opens on Friday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim.
A new Pew survey shows that Americans who were raised in church but left their faith sometimes cite a belief in science and a corresponding disbelief in miracles, but some scholars are now saying that those things are not mutually exclusive.
"How do you know if your theology is racist?" Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong NYC asked Brooklyn megachurch Pastor A.R. Bernard earlier this month.
The Assemblies of God World Missions says reports that close to 1,400 of its churches in Cuba are being seized by the government are not true.
The United Methodist Church's highest court will be deciding whether or not the denomination's first openly gay bishop will be allowed to serve.
If Christians are going to engage the culture on sex, they are going to have to see it as "a long-term project" and get used to being labeled bigots, says Russell Moore.
"Greater," the inspirational movie of college football hero Brandon Burlsworth, opens in theaters this week and actor Neal McDonough says he and his co-stars were all touched by the athlete's genuine Christian faith.
After the highly-anticipated remake of "Ben-Hur" fell behind the top-five earners at the box office last weekend, actress Roma Downey, one of the film's producers, said she felt drained and was seeking God for support amid the disappointment.
Replacing the word "God" with "universe" could have an impact in how people who place their faith in science receive the Bible, according to music artist and producer Pharrell Williams.
Reality star Sadie Robertson recently revealed that she would prefer to be a light in the world by ministering in person rather than posting inspirational social media quotes.
"If you want to bring about a non-violent revolution — the revolution of values, the revolution of ideas — you have to be prepared to pay a price."
Actress Candace Cameron Bure has confirmed reports that her daughter, Natasha, will be on season 11 of "The Voice," but some of her fans say they refuse to watch because Miley Cyrus will also be starring on the show.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has set a court date for the final appeal hearing for Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who was sentenced to death in 2010 on accusations of blasphemy.
The disabled mother of an Iranian Christian prisoner has asked authorities to release her son, who is being held in Rajaei-Shahr prison for his faith, explaining that because she is visually impaired she has not even been able to visit him.
The Lutheran Church in Norway suffered a massive membership drop of more than 15,000 in just four days after allowing members to access their records online.
A mob of radical Muslims vandalized multiple churches in northern Nigeria and beat a Christian student nearly to death after he was accused of insulting the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
Accusations that a World Vision employee in Gaza funneled millions of dollars to the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas makes no sense, according to a non-governmental organization staffer based in Israel who spoke to The Christian Post on condition of anonymity.
One of the world's leading Christian persecution watchdog groups has put together a petition to presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, decrying a "baffling silence" on the problem of persecution, and urging them to devise a plan of action for how to help.
Bucking against conservative Christian tradition advising against extra-marital sex, the Rev. Bromleigh McCleneghan, a married mother of three and associate pastor for ministry with families at Union Church of Hinsdale in Illinois, says single Christians can have sex as long as it's "mutually pleasurable and affirming."
Jordan Rogers is a North America Brand Manager at Nike, but it wouldn't have been possible had he not been able to recover from his drug addiction, he shares in a new, candid "I Am Second" video as he celebrates 13 years of freedom and sobriety.
The Rev. Bromleigh McCleneghan, the married mother of three and associate pastor for ministry with families at Union Church of Hinsdale in Illinois, who argues that single Christians can have sex as long as it's "mutually pleasurable and affirming," says she doesn't interpret the Bible as God's infallible Word.
Tom Meyer, a member of Wordsower International Ministries and a professor at Shasta Bible College in California, was in a major car accident with his family in Minnesota on Sunday, but used the frightening incident as an opportunity to share the Gospel.
A staunch atheist kindergarten teacher in Seattle has shed her atheism and turned to Christ just months after her ill mother was miraculously healed and doctors couldn't explain how.
The president of the American Family Association has warned that unless millennials are convinced that they still need God, then the American church will continue to decline.