A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week.
A majority of U.S. adults and almost a third of evangelicals now say they believe that faith in God is not needed to be a moral person, a survey has revealed.
Leading up to the release of "The Star," the first major Christian animation film in 20 years, Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation is releasing The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, which will feature original songs from mainstream superstars such as Mariah Carey, Fifth Harmony and A Great Big World.
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.
Megachurch pastor and social activist Frederick D. Haynes III of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas has accused Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones of playing "plantation politics" for threatening to bench any member of his NFL team who kneels during the singing of the national anthem.
Noted advocates for children and families are unmasking how transgender activism has entered the public school system, and urging Christians to put aside differences with ideological opponents to resist it.
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.
Lakewood Church is ensuring that the rebuilding efforts for the city of Houston, Texas are not forgotten by hosting a Hurricane Harvey benefit concert featuring some of the biggest voices in Christian music.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Oct. 15-21, in Church history.
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.
Candace Cameron Bure is joining those speaking out against Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein who has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women in the industry.
Two-time Grammy award winner Matt Redman released his 13th album, Glory Song on Sept. 29 and in a display of Christian unity, the singer brings together different genres and artists for the musical collection.
Four-Time Grammy Nominated Christian singer Matthew West took to the New York City subways with a live acoustic performance of his song "Something Greater."
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 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.
At least two churches in Australia have been spray-painted over the weekend with graffiti that says "crucify No voters," referring to those who vote against gay marriage in the country's postal vote survey.
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.
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.
When did a message of love become a message of hate?
In light of the flood of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the left's extreme reaction to Vice President Pence's personal morality guidelines now seems even more absurd. Mothers and fathers of America, who would you rather have your daughters work for, Weinstein or Pence?
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.