Church of England leader Justin Welby said while he is "struggling" with the controversial case of a conservative Christian couple pulling their child from school due to the acceptance of transgender students, he indicated that allowing a boy to wear a dress at school is "not a problem."
Eleven members of a family attending the baptism of a 2-month-old girl died when a church collapsed in Atzala, Mexico, during Tuesday's magnitude–7.1 earthquake.
A bill that would to provide emergency aid for Christians and other victims of genocide in Iraq and Syria was advanced by a Senate committee vote earlier this week, and a congressman who sponsored the legislation says the lack of action by the U.S. so far is "incomprehensible."
The response to the Nashville Statement continues to unfold, with a student group at a major Christian university arguing their president's silence on the issue is "incongruent" with the school's stated intentions toward LGBT individuals.
Dwight Mitchell Bell, the man accused of killing Ruthie Carolyn New, a 70-year-old pastor's widow who was found dead in her Somerset, Kentucky, church last month, cut her neck after she gave him some potato chips to eat, police say.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Michigan for allowing religious adoption agencies to refuse to place children in the homes of same-sex couples.
California's largest school district will test out an LGBT-inclusive sex education course that will be taught at selected schools for children in the fourth through sixth grades this year.
A Mennonite church in New Mexico became the first church in its denomination to select an openly LGBT person as head pastor.
Trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board have announced that the board's president, David Platt, has been approved to test a new role as teaching pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia while leading the organization.
The call for Pastor Jamal Bryant's resignation proved to be his heaviest burden when the leader of the Empowerment Temple AME church in Baltimore, Maryland, was accused of stalking a Bronx, New York mother.
A group of United Methodist Church clergy and laity have launched a movement meant to stress unity for a mainline denomination divided by the debate over LGBT issues.
Cody Carnes is revealing how he overcame a fear of risk to release a worship album that blends pop, electronic and rock sounds.
U2 frontman Bono said in a recent interview with Rolling Stone that he believes President Donald Trump is a "bully" who "manipulated" the concerns of American voters.
Snoop Dogg may be gearing up to star in a faith-based reality television series that centers around his upcoming gospel album.
Jeremy Lin is asking his fans to pray that he not make basketball an idol as he goes into his second season with the Brooklyn Nets.
Pop superstar Lady Gaga posted a photo of herself holding a Rosary in prayer while revealing she has "physical and mental health struggles."
Could Chris Pratt be the latest celebrity to join Hillsong Church? The 38-year-old "Guardians of the Galaxy" star was spotted attending mid-week services at Hillsong Los Angeles last week.
A North Korean defector alleged that dictator Kim Jong Un keeps teenage sex slaves whom he takes from schools, enjoys a luxury lifestyle while his people starve, and forces children to watch public executions.
A persecution watchdog group says officials in China have shut down a church-run academy in the central Henan province where they accused the teachers of "brainwashing" students with Christianity.
An employment tribunal in Australia has ruled that a Christian school's uniform policy is discriminatory because it would prevent a Sikh boy's application from being accepted since he wears a religious head covering.
A radical Hindu mob beat a Christian pastor and his friend on their way to prayer in an Indian village. The pastor has nevertheless vowed to remain strong in his commitment to follow Jesus Christ.
"Mother!" is nothing short of a horrifying mockery of women, marriage and motherhood. That is no great surprise amidst the current trend of cultural matricide in America.
This Equifax security breach has me really concerned. What does it mean if I am among the millions who had their information stolen?
I can't remember a time when our country, our communities, and even our families have been so ideologically divided. Not only do we disagree but we tend to see others not only as wrong, but as our enemies.
On this International Day of Peace it's important that we pause to celebrate where significant progress has been made in peacebuilding efforts around the world.
Yes, it would be wonderful if Jesus returned for His people this week, but it's not going to happen. Count on it. The Second Coming will not take place this year on September 23.
Since the left and complicit journalists in the mainstream media cannot defeat President Donald Trump on the issues or legitimate grounds such as dishonesty, they have resorted to a superficial collection of tactics.
Abortion devotees have always had an iffy connection with reality, but whatever tie was between the two seems to be down to its last thread, a fact that made painfully obvious in a recent article, where a trio of abortion profiteers lodged the absurd declaration that abortion and childbirth really aren't so different after all.
These days, colleges expect their students to drink like fish and hook up frequently. And they're just trying to keep a lid on it. Sort of.
Some Christian parents have their babies baptized, while others have them dedicated. Some parents have their preteen children baptized upon their profession of faith in Christ, while other parents encourage their children to hold off on baptism until later in their teen years.
While I understand and respect the importance of borders and security, those protected by this policy are worthy of our compassion and concern. This is not a question of border security — these individuals have already been in the country for many years, some for decades.
We consider modern-day slavery a "good" vs. "bad" problem that can be solved with more police raids and criminal prosecutions. Yet, when we look at the underlying issues, it's rarely that straightforward. There are forms of cultural slavery, so ingrained in a society, they're considered normal and acceptable.
President Trump's first speech before the U.N. was vintage Trump, for better or for worse. One line in particular epitomized why some people love him and others loathe him: "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself." Accordingly, his speech drew enthusiastic praise as well as breathless condemnation.
Much has been said, and written, about Senator Dianne Feinstein's prejudicial questioning of Notre Dame Professor Amy Coney Barrett in her nomination hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. But Senator Al Franken's line of questioning was also disconcerting. Franken used Southern Poverty Law Center's (SPLC) definition of hate to characterize her as extreme.
With so much devastation in the news, it's hard not to ask God, "Why?" Here's some help for responding to questions about natural disasters and God.
Linking the "Unsealed" film with all evangelical Christians is unfair. When we wake up Sunday to find the video's prophecy unfulfilled, even more people are likely to mock our faith. But such is the culture we inhabit.
There are Evangelicals and Catholics who critique yoga as wrong for Christians because its mantras originate in eastern religion. Setting aside that concern, should worship space be open to recreation and "profane" (i.e., secular) activities like yoga?
While it seems insensitive to ask this while we grieve, people are wondering why didn't God heal Nabeel. After all, he was a brilliant and charismatic young man taken away from his wife Michelle and daughter Ayah, and the rest of us, far too early. Nabeel had so much more to give to his family and the Kingdom of God that his death seems completely senseless.
If you think North Korea's dictators are bad for the world, just imagine what it's like to be a Christian there. Operation World says that although no one really knows their true number, there could be as many as 350,000 underground Christians. Where did they all come from, and how do they survive?
Here are some obvious questions that are going through many people's minds. Could it be that God chooses to heal some and not others? If so, how can we pray for healing with any confidence?
Actress Jennifer Lawrence suggested hurricanes were "signs of Mother Nature's rage and wrath" for not believing in manmade climate change and electing Donald Trump. Natural disasters aren't leftwing attack dogs who target those who dare question the cogency of man-caused and man-controlled climate change.
What should we do about public monuments to leaders and heroes of the Confederacy? And what about monuments to our Founding Fathers who were slaveholders, men like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison?
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have made clear that many problems are too big for the government to tackle alone.
Whatever happened to good and evil? Evil is often nowadays called good. And good is called evil. It seems too many would prefer being raptured out of responsibility, rather than engaging society to make a difference.
Commendably, the Trump administration is set to initiate a new Iran policy, which will be announced in October. Such change is imperative.
Many churches have become too busy for their own good. They have so many activities, programs, events, and services that they are wearing out their congregations.
Dare 2 Share Live is fast approaching. On September 23rd we will, by God's grace, gather 50,000 teenagers in 69 locations across the nation to inspire, equip and unleash them to pray for, care for and share the gospel with the people in their cities and on their social media feeds.
It is impossible to be a Christian without the Holy Spirit. So is God's Spirit in everyone?