Americans fall into five dominant faith segments, says Barna, which set out to find what people in these categories believe about some of the most contentious political and spiritual issues of the day.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Minnesota mother against her teenage child along with school officials and healthcare providers on the grounds that they violated her parental rights by treating her son with a hormone therapy to start transitioning into a girl even though he hadn't been granted court approval to be legally emancipated from his parents.
There have been no improvements in religious freedom in the U.S. Armed Forces under President Donald Trump, according to one conservative Christian chaplain.
Analysis of religious affiliation trends among American college first-year students has found that the number of those who do not belong to a religion, or the "nones," has skyrocketed in the past three decades.
Anti-bullying activist and openly gay writer Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" video campaign is not helping LGBT youth, claims a recent study.
A third woman and former member of the now defunct Renew Ministries in New Braunfels, Texas, has alleged in a new lawsuit that former Pastor Terry Knighten took advantage of his position as spiritual leader and counselor to have sex with her, and is now seeking $1 million in damages.
Despite the fact that a report released Wednesday unearthed how the National Security Agency under President Barack Obama routinely violated the privacy rights of Americans, the three major left-leaning broadcast news networks neglected to shed light on the issue during their evening broadcasts.
Pastor Greg Laurie of California megachurch Harvest Fellowship spoke to his congregation about how not to be born again, answering the question that if one doesn't become a Christian by birth, merit or ceremonial traditions, then how one can start a personal relationship with Jesus.
In response to the latest report of membership decline, the head of Presbyterian Church (USA) says the Mainline denomination is not "dying," but rather "reforming."
Members of Nicholtown Presbyterian Church, a small church with a predominantly black congregation in Greenville, South Carolina, recently received a welcome shock in their mailbox when they found a $2,000 donation with an anonymous apology letter from a "terrible" white "racist" who says he was cleansed of his sin by the Holy Spirit.
Pastor Mark Driscoll of Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Arizona, recently tackled a question about whether Roman Catholics or Protestants are right about the Bible, while detailing his own Catholic upbringing and his decision to become a Protestant.
Behind his American Music Award and Billboard chart-topping songwriting credits, Christian contemporary singer-songwriter Matthew West has struggled to overcome his insecurities.
"Fixer Upper" star Chip Gaines announced Thursday that he'll soon be releasing a memoir titled, "Capital Gaines — Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff."
Lakewood Church Associate Pastor John Gray opened up about his battle with diabetes and the importance of mixing reality with faith in the new OWN network docu-series, "The Book of John Gray."
Less than one week after winning season 12 of NBC's "The Voice," worship leader Chris Blue is topping Billboard's Gospel chart this week.
Despite the criticism newlyweds Israel Houghton and Adrienne Bailon Houghton have faced about their past, they continue to positively move forward and are now helping others through a program called Besos Care Packages for the homeless community in Los Angeles.
As the death toll in the attack by gunmen on a group of Coptic Christians who were on their way to a monastery south of Cairo rose to 29 Saturday, Egypt responded by launching airstrikes on "terror camps" in Libya. U.S. President Donald Trump also vowed to crush "evil organizations of terror."
The Kim regime in North Korea, which has imprisoned, tortured and even killed thousands of Christians, is terrified of the Gospel, Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., told North Korean freedom activists gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
An extensive new survey in England has found that only a minority of young people believe Jesus Christ was both a real person who lived on Earth and God in human form.
Australian tennis legend-turned-Pentecostal pastor Margaret Court has pledged to boycott her country's national airline Qantas due to the carrier's openly gay chief executive officer Alan Joyce's vocal support of legalizing same-sex marriage.
Piers Morgan is receiving backlash for demanding the right to be able to self-identify as "a black woman" and an "elephant" during an on-air exchange with a "gender nonbinary couple."
About 20 years ago, a church member was considered active in the church if he or she attended three times a week. Today, a church member is considered active in the church if he or she attends three times a month.
I have often heard God's holiness defined as his otherness. Though I believe this definition is correct, I think it should be teased out a little.
For proof that our culture has gone to the dogs, look no further than the bizarrely parental ways many Americans talk about our furry friends.
The world is a horribly dark place as evidenced by the Islamic terrorist blowing himself up along with 22 kids and parents in Manchester. And what can I do about horrific darkness like Islamic terrorism?
This Saturday, May 27, is Global Outreach Day, a day where believers are charged to share the gospel with their friends, family and neighbors who don't know Christ.
It's tough being an abortionist. There are few places you can share about the challenges of your work – to discuss the "heads that get stuck that we can't get out" or how difficult "taking (a fetus) apart" can be. After all, a fetus is "a tough little object," and ripping it limb by limb can be traumatic – at least on "day one."
In the aftermath of the horrific suicide bombing, the mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, wanted to make one thing perfectly clear. The man who blew himself up was a terrorist, not a Muslim.
The basis of India's caste system is the preservation of the purity of blood, and, if India is honest with herself, such ideology is a close cousin to the Aryanism that drove Nazi Germany to eventually murder countless millions in order to promote "racial purity."
We're being told that the new adaptation of "The Handmaid's Tale" is "prophetic" and "timely." And I agree, but just not in the way that feminists and leftists mean.
By the time I am contacted about a serious problem in a church, it is often too late. There are eight clear signs evident in many churches on the precipice of closing.
Prayer is a spiritual journey. Just as a journey from your present location to the other side of the country requires that you have a plan to reach your destination, you need a plan to assist you in your spiritual journey of prayer.
I find the conflicting messages among well known preachers and financial experts confusing when it comes to whether I should expect to do well financially if I am in God's will and following His plan.
It certainly wasn't their intent, but Ben and Jerry's, the famous, specialty ice cream company, has given us further evidence that same-sex "marriage" is not marriage. How so?
Out of 1,800 abortion clinics in the U.S., including 730 stand-alone mills, how many would you expect to include the word "abortion" in their name?
Shortly after its Roman Catholic director was fired by the governor, the Arizona Department of Economic Security implemented a policy incredibly — and unconstitutionally — imposing a sweeping ban on religious and political speech.
I'm going to tell you a story about an attempt to build a strong nation by breeding better babies. These babies "would be superior in quality, intelligence, looks, and other aspects." This story is from contemporary India.
Christians should be concerned by the recent international March for Science that happened this past April.
On the 107th day of his presidency, the President and his administration did more to promote religious freedom than the previous administration did in eight years. This step is a step in the right direction.
The tragic terrorist bombing in Manchester, England this week reminds us that we cannot just combat radical Muslims, seeking to make our borders secure and fighting them overseas. We must also combat the ideology of radical Islam.
There are five imminent danger signs in churches today. I am not speaking of just those churches that have abandoned core doctrines.
Today, I think most people believe that for the government, if not for themselves personally, money really does grow on trees. Encouraged by the magic of Keynesian Economics, politicians have been allowed to spend $20 trillion more than they collected in taxes.
It is unfortunate, but unsurprising, that the mainstream media chose to report the inflated claims of advocacy groups as fact — instead of taking a hard look at the actual research available on these issues.
A Harvard study published May 18 reveals what thoughtful Americans already knew: Extreme anti-Trump bias runs rampant in corporate media.
I think preachers are some of the greatest traitors to the cause of Christ. Like Peter, I don't think they mean to deny their Lord, but they do it all the time. They just don't realize how badly they're caught up in their own weakness.
The story, which was published over the weekend in The New York Times, has infuriated scores of Americans. It also sadly has reinforced negative stereotypes of Christians as legalistic and hypocritical jerks, who simultaneously rail against abortion, while shaming those who choose life.