In August, I wrote that Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio were leading the presidential race among Republicans, and Hillary Clinton was leading among Democrats. Who is leading now?
My seminary students occasionally ask me about whether a "pay package" a church offers them is adequate. I can't always answer that question easily because I don't know the church's financial state. What I do know is what I believe a church ought to provide for its pastors. Your church may not be in a position to offer all these benefits, but perhaps you could work toward providing them
My husband and I didn't grow up with many holiday traditions. I was lucky to get a cold turkey sandwich on Thanksgiving and his family didn't celebrate Christmas at all. But we just had our first child, and we want him (and his hoped for siblings) to have wonderful Thanksgiving and Christmas memories. How should we start building those traditions? Thank you so much by the way…I really love your column.
It's almost Thanksgiving. The fireplace inside crackles while the snow outside falls, painting an exceptionally-Alaskan scene as I write, also reminding me that this is also the time of year I receive correspondence from thoughtful people asking how a particular American hero, a man who gave up his youth to serve this great nation under four presidents, is doing.
Al Sharpton called Republican 2016 presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump's pending meeting with a group of black pastors on Monday a "smart thing" but warned the clergymen not to be "trumped by Trump."
A European Parliamentarian is working on a resolution calling on EU members to recognize that ISIS is committing genocide against Christians and demands they take action before Christianity in the Middle East can "only be found in history books."
Planned Parenthood officials suggested that pro-life rhetoric influenced the recent shooting in Colorado.
GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson has said that he spent time with Syrian refugees at a Jordanian camp over Thanksgiving weekend, where the people told him they would rather go back home, than be relocated to America.
San Diego State University has dropped its tradition of electing a homecoming king and queen every year, and decided to have homecoming "royals" to be gender neutral. Some students have criticized the move, calling it "an extreme level of political correctness."
Arizona Sen. John McCain has warned that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is turning Muslims around the world against the U.S. because of his rhetoric.
The suspect, Robert Lewis Dear, who allegedly killed two civilians and a police officer with an assault-style rifle at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, told police, "No more baby parts," and talked about politics, but police say they are still not conclusive about his motive, according to reports.
The teaching pastor who took over for controversial author and Pastor Rob Bell at Mars HIll Bible Church in Grandville, Michigan, announced Sunday that he will soon be leaving the church and explained that "being a pastor is not really who I am."
Looking at recovery home manager Sal Perez for the first time I sense an aura around him that can only be described as love.
A once struggling, predominantly white church in Florida has experienced amazing growth since merging with a predominantly black megachurch.
Evangelicals who support gay marriage are not "intellectually honest" and are unfaithful to the biblical teachings on sexuality and marriage, Family Research Council Senior Vice President Rob Schwarzwalder said Tuesday.
A historic church in the former capital of the Confederate States of America has announced that it will be removing the rebellion's battle flag from its building.
Singer Celine Dion says she's keeping a positive attitude despite the bleak outlook for the health of her ailing husband of 21 years, Rene Angelil.
Don Piper recounts his vivid experience of heaven and warns everyone of what they would miss if not prepared.
Meagan Good has been booked with consistent acting jobs for the past four years, but she insists that God fulfills her way more than her.
Concert reviewer calls Justin Bieber's tour a mega church service, as the crooner brings his pastor out on stage with him and shares about God.
Kirk Franklin may be willing to lose his religion for the sake of bettering his relationship with God, but he is not willing to compromise his Christian faith for a rapper who invited the music minister to a strip club.
The Islamic State released 10 Assyrian Christian hostages Tuesday night in the Tel Temir town in Hasakah province, northeastern Syria, but over 150 remain captured and threatened with death.
An American investigation has concluded that the deadly October air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan ran by Doctors Without Borders that killed 30 people was a "tragic mistake" due to "human error."
The brother of Shahbaz Bhatti, a government minister who was killed by terrorists for opposing the controversial blasphemy laws in Pakistan, told the U.K. parliament that his country finally appears to be moving toward religious freedom.
A persecution watchdog group has said that local government authorities in a village in Mexico are threatening to kick out 158 Protestant Christians from their community, who have already faced years of persecution and forced starvation.
Many health-related problems Americans face are directly related to hunger and malnutrition, according to a new report by the ecumenical Christian anti-poverty group Bread for the World.
A former Cuban prisoner of conscience who was imprisoned for 22 years by Fidel Castro's Communist regime will be honored as the recipient of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty's highest honor.
"Duck Dynasty" reality TV star Missy Robertson is the author of "Blessed, Blessed ... Blessed," a new book about her family's humble beginnings and the many challenges they have faced along the way.
FRC President Tony Perkins highlights 11 instances when men and women risked everything to defend prayer and their religious convictions against intense societal, political and spiritual opposition in his new book, "No Fear."