Religious Charities Will Be Protected Under Trump, Says Rep. Steve Russell

A Congressional lawmaker says he's been assured that President-elect Donald Trump will ensure that religious-based organizations and aid groups will not be at risk of losing federal contracts and grants because their hiring policies align with the biblical definitions of marriage and sexuality.

Pastors Call on Tullian Tchividjian to Repent as Source Says His Mother Is 'Saddened' by Sex Scandal

Several pastors including his former counselor Paul Tripp, called on embattled ex-pastor and Billy Graham grandson Tullian Tchividjian to repent on Monday as a highly placed source said his mother is "saddened" by the sordid sex scandal that destroyed his marriage and ministry in 2015.

'Fixer Upper' Star Chip Gaines Calls on Fans to Show 'Respect' for BuzzFeed Reporter

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.

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CHURCH & MINISTRY

What Happens on the Final Judgment in the End Times? Pastor Greg Laurie Answers

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.

ENTERTAINMENT

'Hip-Hop Theologian' Sho Baraka Says Political Correctness Has Stifled Honest Dialogue in America (Interview)

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.

WORLD

ISIS, Radical Jihadist Groups Plotting Car Bombs, Kidnappings in Europe, Europol Warns

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.

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Opinion

The Gospel Message in 'It's a Wonderful Life'

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.

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Our Teens Are Driving Us Crazy!

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?

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Abortion

US Abortion Rate Continues to Decline

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.

Financial

Ask Chuck: How To Buy the PERFECT Insurance Policy

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.

Opinion

What ​'Judge Not' Really Means

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?"

Critical Confluences

God, Churchill, and Christian Civilization

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?

Opinion

About the Gay Rabbi Who Presided at My Mother's Funeral

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.

Opinion

Trump Win Could Make It Harder to Share Jesus With Young People

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.