Iraqi and Syrian Christian communities in Michigan with connections to persecuted populations in the Middle East reportedly helped President-elect Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in November's elections because of fears of the Islamic State terror group, and the latter's pro-abortion stance.
A leading international organization helping Bible to be translated in mother tongues around the world is urging Christians in the United States to pray for the translators, saying it is receiving new reports of oppression "literally every week."
As over 140,000 people have signaled their support for HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines after BuzzFeed published a critical article on their Texas pastor's biblical teachings that "homosexuality is sin," Chip Gaines is now calling on his fans to show respect for BuzzFeed author Kate Arthur.
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to run the Pentagon, Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, is known for his blunt, terse statements he made during his 44-year military career in the Marine Corps. Here are five of them.
HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines attended church on Sunday and announced it on social media in an apparent response to Buzzfeed's article that criticized them for being members of a church whose pastor believes in traditional Christian teachings that "homosexuality is a sin."
It's not too often that a socially conservative senator praises the work of President Barack Obama and the work of a liberal senator, but Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, did just that on Thursday morning.
Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's No. 1 series "Fixer Upper," who are being criticized for supporting traditional marriage, have been backed alongside Pastor Jimmy Seibert by a conservative petition looking to defend their right to "speak the truth."
A bipartisan House investigative panel has referred Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for criminal prosecution to the Texas Attorney General for its alleged illegal sale of baby body parts, saying its findings have confirmed the criminal activity at the controversial abortion provider that had been documented in videos related by the Center for Medical Progress.
The death toll rose to 13 on Friday as officials in Tennessee continue to investigate the cause of the massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and businesses in Gatlinburg and surrounding areas where over 5,000 people are still without power.
A district court judge in Ohio has upheld the constitutionality of having the national motto "In God We Trust" on United States currency, rejecting the most recent legal attempt by atheist activist Michael Newdow to strike the phrase.
What happens beyond the grave? That's a question that most people ask. Pastor Greg Laurie answered it to the congregation of his California megachurch while speaking about the Great White Throne Judgment, as described in the last book of the Bible, Revelation.
Married couples who attend church services together are more likely to live longer, are less likely to be depressed, and less likely to get divorced, according to a new study conducted by a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health.
TBN's Matt Crouch and singer Carman are honoring Kim Clement following the announcement of his death last week at age 60.
In the wake of Donald Trump's election victory, some are suggesting that the prosperity gospel is enjoying a win of its own. But Pentecostal scholars argue that proponents of the controversial teaching will have a hard time supporting that claim.
Tullian Tchividjian, Billy Graham's embattled grandson whose sordid sexual sins wrecked his marriage and ministry after they were publicly exposed in the summer of 2015, said he and his family are now "fighting to breathe" after multiple women who claim they were his lovers recently spoke out against his efforts at an apparent comeback.
A Lutheran minister is taking an unconventional approach to ministry by setting up a booth on the streets of Manhattan and charging 5 cents for spiritual counsel, much like Lucy from the "Peanuts" comic strip.
Greg Laurie, senior pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, has been preaching a sermon series on the book of Revelation in which he warns nonbelievers that they are facing a "final judgment."
Self-professed "hip-hop theologian" Sho Baraka recently released his new album, "The Narrative," and says his desire to speak out on the nation's political climate as an African-American Christian has caused a great stir.
Moviegoers now have a sneak peek into the captivating new film adaptation of William Paul Young's New York Times best-selling novel "The Shack" with an official movie trailer released this week.
Hillsong's acclaimed worship film "Let Hope Rise" arrives on DVD just in time for Christmas.
Justin Bieber says Instagram is a social media tool that's being used by "the devil."
Devout Christian MLB star and philanthropist Albert Pujols made his first trip to Israel last week to see the Holy Land's religious sites and also spent time visiting Israeli children with special needs.
The Europol police agency has issued a new report alerting EU citizens to the threats posed by Islamic State militants who are plotting attacks in Europe, and could use tactics such as car bombs, kidnappings and extortion.
A Roman Catholic priest who works closely with migrants in the German town of Leipzig says although Christian migrant children have fled persecution in the Middle East, they are still suffering from systemic bullying at the hands of Muslim migrant children who attack them because of their faith in Jesus Christ.
The Roman Catholic Church in Norway has reportedly been fined $140,000 for exaggerating its membership numbers with names from the phone book in order to receive state financial aid.
New satellite photos published by a group investigating the human rights abuses in North Korea have confirmed that secret prisons where detainees are tortured, raped and murdered are expanding in term of size.
A Christian convert in the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan who was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison on trumped-up drug charges has been released after serving nearly six years in a labor camp.
As the number of Christians in India continues to rise, there are diverging opinions on whether the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is standing by as radical Hindus attack believers, or whether it is listening to their concerns and working alongside Christians to help the poor and the deprived.
The attack by BuzzFeed and Cosmopolitan on "Fixer-Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines reveals the passion of left-progressives to achieve cultural hegemony.
Two years ago, an Air Force Judge Advocate General and a Marine Captain founded the Heroic Virtue Warfare Institute (HVWI), a non-profit to help Catholic servicemembers fight porn addiction.
As President Obama once said, "Elections have consequences." Consequences, indeed.
France has banned the faces of smiling children from television. Why?
Clearly, plenty of other people from around the world are just as fond of this film as I am; Why else would thousands of them visit "Bedford Falls" every winter? But I wonder if they're fully aware of exactly why they love it.
One of the greatest ministries God ever gave us is family. Jesus paid for it in blood so that His family could be redeemed, adopted in, and loved forever.
Have you ever had that terrible feeling after preaching a sermon? You know, the feeling where you can't wait to get home and hide under the covers?
The end of the Muslim Brotherhood regime in Egypt meant big changes. But just not for the country's beleaguered Christians.
Are they right? Is my mere experience of same-sex attraction a sin? Is it impossible for me to please God as long as these feelings persist?
Parent's Question: we have two teenagers, a girl and a boy. Both are strong willed and want to "do their own thing." They are fundamentally good kids, but they are both 'pushing the envelope' of our family rules a lot. My husband works hard and isn't home most of the time. When he is home, he doesn't want to deal with the teenagers' problems. These factors lead to a lot of family conflict. What should we do?
If you're a parent, what I'm about to share on BreakPoint today just might scare the heck out of you. But you need to hear it.
For years I have said that gay activists and their allies would overplay their hand and that their bullying would backfire.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released its Abortion Surveillance report for 2013, revealing that the abortion rate in the U.S. continued its steady decline from previous years.
It is time to prepare for Christmas. But I don't mean at the shopping mall. I mean sacred preparation.
Dear Chuck, My father recently passed away in an accident and a whole life insurance policy he had is providing some financial relief to my mother, though unlike some other policies they had, it did not pay more for an accidental death.
It is appointed once for a man to die, and after that comes the judgment. So declares the Bible. As everyone knows by now, Fidel Castro's time to die came over the weekend.
News reports are featuring famous athletes, actors, and pop-stars being asked about abortion and gay-marriage. Often, they criticize Christians: "Doesn't the Bible say 'judge not'; who are you to tell people what they can, and cannot do?"
The church member knows his or her church is in decline.
The greatest leadership lesson I have ever learned is: Not every hill is worth dying on. If I had believed and practiced this in my previous churches and perhaps during the first few of my 30 years at Cross Church
Is our culture losing touch with reality? The folks who pick the official "word of the year" think so.
After reading Buzzfeed's "expose" on the evangelical teachings of the church that evangelicals Chip and Joanna Gaines attend, I have a few questions for Buzzfeed, Kate Aurthur (the writer of the piece), and for publications that do this kind of thing:
Actress Jennifer Nettles, who stars in Dolly Parton's holiday special "Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love," says the made-for-TV movie provides a glimpse into how faith informs the mega superstar's life and her belief in miracles.
The United States—and the whole West—stands at a critical point. Will Western Civilization continue to enjoy the fruit of the worldview arising from Judeo-Christian belief, or will it go from twilight to darkness in our lifetimes?
Simeon the prophet never wished anyone a "holly-jolly Christmas" or envisioned anything about chestnuts roasting on an open fire. But what about our songs, the songs of the church?
There are few things more intimate than a gravesite funeral service attended by a handful of family members and friends, and if I were a homophobic person, you would think that I would have been mortified at the news that the rabbi presiding at the ceremony was openly gay.
A brutal communist dictator has gone on to meet his reward. And too many seem confused about the legacy of Cuba's Fidel Castro.
Christianity and Judaism are different branches on the same family tree. Built on the teachings of Jesus Christ — a Jew living in the land of Israel — Christianity shares with Judaism the sacred text of the old testament, a set of values rooted in ethical monotheism, and a belief in the infinite value of every human life.
When we think of our inner city neighborhoods and communities, it is easy to think first of the negative aspects.
At the height of World War II, there was room in America for conscientious objectors. Where are we now?
On the day the U.S. elected Donald Trump as president, Prime Minister Modi of India announced a sudden midnight decision to demonetize 86 percent of India's cash economy
Can Christians agree to disagree on our culture's most controversial topics? Well, when it comes to certain issues, the answer is no.
In addition to the Bible, here are 18 Christian books that are must-reads for the believer seeking intellectual, emotional, and/or spiritual edification.
Because the post-election coverage made it pretty clear that a big contributor to the Trump win was the evangelical vote, many young people, already cynical of Christians, may harden their views of believers and the Gospel. They may view evangelicals as even more narrow-minded, racist and callous than ever before.