The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued a report on blasphemy laws around the world, with the top five worst scoring nations all seeking to protect Islam.
Former Congresswoman and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is heading to the United Nations headquarters in New York City to lead spiritual warfare against darkness and deception as the new pastor of a prayer ministry of Skyline Church in La Mesa, California.
President Donald Trump's strong words of warning for North Korea have been criticized by lawmakers from both parties and pundits in the media, but what did past presidents have to say about the rogue nation run by a totalitarian dictatorship?
With the growing visibility of transgender identity, in recent years there has been an increased effort by some government entities to advance goals for the transgender community.
A small Iowa church's roadside sign condemning white supremacy as a sin is now going viral as President Donald Trump on Tuesday seemed to do an about face on earlier comments condemning the alt-right movement Tuesday.
A North Carolina pastor who is a descendant of Confederate General Robert E. Lee has said he believes his ancestor's statues have become "a symbol of bigotry."
Former U.S. President Barack Obama's tweet in response to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has become the most liked post of all time on the social media giant.
A majority of Muslims in the United States are as concerned about global Islamic extremism as the general population, according to a Pew Research Center survey.
Redeemer Presbyterian Church founding pastor Tim Keller has warned Christians in the wake of the Charlottesville white supremacist rally that some in their circles could themselves be attracted to white nationalism.
Former NewSpring Church senior pastor Perry Noble revealed in a Facebook video details about the sexual abuse he suffered as a child, which left him struggling with "soul destroying" shame.
Just three months after resigning as senior pastor of The Potter's House Church of Denver over an alleged adultery scandal and a week after mentor Bishop T. D. Jakes of Potter's House of Dallas blessed his return to ministry, Pastor Chris Hill officially rejoined the preaching circuit Sunday in Durham, North Carolina.
Recently deceased Crystal Cathedral Ministries founder Robert Schuller's belongings are being auctioned off online. The estate sale company Everything But The House has been working with Schuller's daughter, Carol Milner, on the auction.
The powerful story behind the Christian contemporary hit song "I Can Only Imagine," which has now been turned into a movie featuring Hollywood star Dennis Quaid, was picked up by global leading content distributor Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. They announced an official release date.
Actor Chris Pratt recently announced that he and wife Anna Faris were splitting after eight years of marriage but instead of laying low from the public, the professing Christian was spotted happily attending church with his son.
Kim Burrell was not hurt that her invitation to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" was rescinded earlier this year when her sermon speaking against the LGBT lifestyle went viral, but she did admit to crying after some fellow gospel musicians spoke out against the singer and pastor.
Hip Hop pioneer Lana "MC Lyte" Moorer is officially married one year after people prayed for her desire to be a wife.
The United States has detailed the atrocities suffered by Christians and other minorities at the hands of the Islamic State terrorist group, specifically calling it genocide, in the Trump administration's first International Religious Freedom Report, released Tuesday.
A Christian mother who was arrested earlier this year amid a crackdown on evangelical Christians in the African nation of Eritrea has died, a Christian human rights organization reported.
The Indian state of Jharkhand reportedly passed on Saturday a controversial anti-conversion bill, which pastors and persecution watchdog groups say aims to stop Christian witness and "ruin the lives of people."
Pope Francis and the Vatican have ordered an end to a Belgian Catholic charity's "disloyal" and "outrageous" practice of offering euthanasia at all 15 of its psychiatric hospital centers.
America is in very bad shape right now. But really now, are we as divided today as we were immediately before, during, and after the Civil War? Is it even fair to compare?
How bad is America's suicide problem? Well, it's so bad that Americans' overall life expectancy has declined for the first time since the 1930s.
In the remote northern corner of Alaska lies the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This incredible piece of God's handiwork is under threat by Alaska lawmakers and the Trump Administration who want to remove its historic protections and turn it into an industrial oil field.
If we start to tear down all statues of Lee and Stonewall Jackson and Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, why stop there? What about the nine presidents of the United States who owned slaves? We should be honest about our history, but not try to revise it with a giant eraser.
What are we to make of these developments in Charlottesville? We are all sinners, alienated from God and isolated from each other.
A radical Christian is one who sells her property and possessions, flies across the ocean to serve the starving children in Calcutta. Fundamentalist radical Islam is something utterly dissimilar. It is predicated around the idea that Islam must have worldly power.
Every racist ideology, including the white nationalism and neo-Nazi rhetoric and images displayed by the so-called alt-right in Charlottesville, is rooted in the pit of hell. There's no defending it.
President Donald Trump issued an executive order to stop subsidizing cities which obstruct immigration law. Chicago filed suit in response. Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to continue collecting federal dollars while ignoring federal policy.
The White House is in danger of misidentifying the times. Political polarization in the nation has reached its next troubling stage.
The left has figured out several methods that successfully work to divide the left and the right. One of their cleverest ways is stirring up race wars, because it has the extra benefit of making the right look bad.
Any time a country faces an uncertain future, some turn to the past. Neo-Nazis are rising in popularity wherever white people feel threatened and victimized. What biblical truths should guide us as we respond to the rising racism and Nazism of our day?
In the aftermath of the Charlottesville tragedy, what grieves me the most is that so much of the church sounds just like the world.
To say that people are gobsmacked by the overwhelming support by Christians for President Trump is an understatement.
Jane Hodgson, who died about a decade ago, was celebrated in liberal circles as a pioneer of abortion rights. She was a master at justifying the killing of human life in the womb.
America-bashing is now all the rage. Making its first bold modern-day appearance under President Obama, it has become a cause célèbre with the election of President Trump. Indeed, a hatred for Donald Trump and the "deplorables" he represents is what fuels it.
As a citizen of Charlottesville, I want to publicly state my disgust and condemnation of the rally that occurred to champion white supremacy. And we will also not be one-day activists who aren't interested in faithful, gritty work in this community. We will instead be Christians. We will continue to give the gospel issue of racial division our full attention. We will call white supremacy what it is: sin.
Racism was real growing up in North Denver. For my family it was "us" verses "them." And the result was extreme violence, shed blood and intense hatred. But then Jesus came in and changed everything.
No eclipse of this kind has occurred in the continental U.S. observable from coast to coast since 1918. This total eclipse will touch only one country: the United States. Could the eclipse be a sign from God?
If you listen to some secular media, you'd get the impression that Donald Trump is responsible for Charlottesville and that those who voted for him are culpable as well. You'd also get the impression that unless you denounce Trump, you are guilty of racism and are likely a white supremacist.
It's not your problem. It's not my problem. It's our problem. And we do have a problem here in America. A racial problem.
Many churches are dying. Some are so sick that they are a few years, perhaps just months, from death. But too many refuse to do anything.
An unrepentant man attends church while continuing a porn addiction; a wife leaves her husband for a boyfriend; a gossip continues belittling and slandering … the lists goes on and on. Sadly, many churches take the easy route by avoiding confrontation. But saying nothing is saying something.
Fifty years ago, Joni Eareckson Tada's life changed forever. And since then, God has used her to transform the lives of countless others.
The past five years have seen a welcome increase in the number of books on the history of the pro-life movement. Still, the history of the pro-life movement is not complete. After decades of politicization, the pro-life movement is often portrayed as monolithic and uncooperative.
While our Constitution clarifies that only Congress has the power to declare war, it's a very different thing to suggest that the Bible justifies war in the twenty-first century. It's not as clear as some well-meaning Christians may think, and the consequences of confusion over this could be horrendously irreversible if there were to be a nuclear conflict.
The last thing pastors need is someone to offer them advice. But I do want pastors to hear those pieces of advice that are really difficult to heed.
We received an email this week from a young man who, until recently, believed he could practice homosexuality and follow Jesus. He has now experienced a dramatic, life-changing conversion, and he shares his story here.