Evangelicals and Pentecostal Christians are most at risk among persecuted Christians in part because of their zeal to evangelize, a new study shows.
Some Indian families condemned their children who left to fight for the Islamic State terror group in the Middle East, arguing that Islam does not condone terrorism.
Conservative African and Asian Anglican church leaders are reportedly ready to put forth their own bishop in the Church of England in defiance of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who they believe is softening on gay marriage.
Conservative radio host and best-selling author Eric Metaxas debated left-leaning evangelical social justice advocate Jim Wallis on the topic of evangelical support for President Donald Trump on Saturday.
A new Harvard University factsheet on gender dysphoria is urging students to "fight transphobia" by learning what the university claims are facts associated with the fluidity of gender.
Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States will honor an agreement that former President Barack Obama had with Australia to take in up to 1,250 asylum seekers, adding, however, "that doesn't mean that we admire the agreement," which was described by President Donald Trump as a "dumb" deal.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin recently signed a bill into law that authorizes public school boards to allow schools to offer elective Bible literacy courses and provides state guidance to help establish such classes, local news outlets have reported.
The Muslim man who allegedly threatened attendees at a Christian conference in a Facebook post after being ejected from the event in South Dakota earlier this month has been arrested and charged with a terrorism related offense.
Pornography is a growing problem, even among pastors, and yet it is not being addressed by many churches. So one church in New York state decided to tackle the dangers of pornography.
Gateway Church recently announced that it will be cutting 10 to 15 percent of its staff following an internal analysis of their ministries.
Eleven Baptists have embarked on a 16-day motorbiking journey from Texas to Nicaragua to help raise funds for a youth sports ministry that serves over 2,000 at-risk children in the Central American nation.
Sarah Jakes Roberts was once challenged by the fact that no matter how many books she writes or people she motivates, there are people who will identify her as the daughter of the renowned Bishop T.D. Jakes.
Nearly 150 United Methodist clergy and clergy candidates have signed onto a letter demanding that the Mainline Protestant denomination recognize LGBT ordination.
Pastor John Gray serves as an associate pastor at Lakewood Church, which boasts the largest congregation in the United States, but he is prepared to receive some negative criticism once the rest of the world watches him on the new OWN network docu-series, "The Book of John Gray."
Steve Harvey says President Donald Trump is making good on his promises to improve inner city housing.
DeVon Franklin is dispelling the myth that if your partner loves you they won't cheat on you when you're married by homing in on the unresolved issues people are grappling with when they decide to cheat.
Jennifer Hudson taught Stephen Colbert a hymn this week that the comedian says was worthy of converting him to Christianity if he didn't already identify with the faith.
The widow of Naseem Faheem, the guard at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, who was killed in a suicide bomb attack on Palm Sunday, said she is not angry with the suicide bomber, has forgiven him and prays that God would also forgive him.
A Christian international non-governmental organization that exists to promote religious liberties worldwide has finally received accreditation from the United Nations after its accreditation applications had been deferred numerous times since 2009.
Russia's Supreme Court decided Thursday to ban Jehovah's Witnesses as an "extremist" organization and strip them of all property a month after the Russian Justice Ministry filed a formal petition with the court to outlaw the religious sect.
This week's terror attack on the Champs-Élysées is likely to make security a key issue in the presidential election, the first round of which will be held Sunday, days after a written note defending the Islamic State was found lying next to the body of the gunman who shot dead a policeman. Voters had thus far been concerned mostly about the lack of economic growth in the country.
Asia Bibi, the Christian mother of five in Pakistan who for seven years has been facing death by hanging for allegedly insulting Islam, could face her final Supreme Court hearing in June, her lawyer has said.
According to research by the abortion industry, more than half of women who undergo an abortion cite their partner's absence or unsupportiveness as a reason for choosing abortion. In short: the crisis in a "crisis pregnancy" is not the preborn child; the crisis is an absence of love.
The bullhorn or the mirror...these are your two choices. You will either use one or the other when you realize your youth ministry has stalled spiritually and/or numerically.
On Palm Sunday, two bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt killed nearly 50 persons and injured 120 others. I heard about it from two of my relatives-in-law, who were near enough to hear and feel the blast at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria.
One of the greatest opportunities afforded to followers of Jesus Christ in America is the ability to live out our faith in the workplace.
Many of us are painfully familiar with the sorrow that follows sinful acts. Whenever the cheap thrill of a transgression wears off, our souls swell with regret, frustration, and maybe even despair. But this is a good response, isn't it? Only regenerate hearts respond negatively to sin, right?
Problems arise when we seek comfort, convenience, money, status, or recognition above the passion that God has placed within us.
We say it often: ideas have consequences; bad ideas have victims. And a certain, consistent Princeton bioethicist continues to show just how true that is.
"There is so much negativity in our church. What can we do?" What can a pastor or church leader do to help move the congregation more positively?
In the age of Disney, Pixar and $200 million animated blockbusters, a modest Pennsylvania-based ministry has — somehow — captured the hearts and minds of children with cartoons about church history.
Hardly a day goes by where we don't hear about "trans" — as in transgender. Whether it's a trans child or a trans celebrity or a trans lawsuit, trans is ever before us.
It's happening again. A prominent figure of the political Right is being accused of preying on women and betraying the ideals of the conservative movement, yet rather than confront him, conservatives are rallying to his defense.
The results of the 2016 presidential election have spurred some soul-searching among many in the Democratic party. Some analysts are even encouraging Democrats to rethink their position on abortion.
I've been following Crown Financial Ministries for years and appreciate your advice on avoiding debt and putting God first through tithing, but is there ever a time when you SHOULD spend money?
Some 2.3 million Americans are behind bars. That's more than any other nation in the world, in absolute terms and as a percentage of the population.
Dating and marriage can be a "Tinder" subject these days among Millennials, but let's be honest, dating is hard and the struggle is real!
The British government asked the public for help in naming a new ship. The name the people chose really rocked the boat.
Ultra-liberal Sweden is becoming a shell of its former self because liberalism has turned this once peaceful country into a chaotic, multicultural cesspool of violence and unrest.
A job, a true love, a baby, a cure ... Most of us are waiting on something from God. And Satan loves to torment us and tell us lies during those seasons of waiting. Here are some of the lies Satan will tell you about waiting and how to combat them.
Dr. Kent Brantly of Samaritan's Purse almost paid the ultimate price for serving others.
What if you could outrun death? Would you try to do it? What got me thinking about this hypothetical concept was an article this week in the New York Times entitled, "An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life." Well, it's certainly an intriguing thought.
A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York Times op-ed that omitted his crimes and terrorist organization membership and sparked scathing rebuke from the international community, the newspaper added a brief editor's note acknowledging the murder and terror-related convictions that led to his imprisonment.
It's refreshing to find secular sources finally concerned about truth, now that Donald Trump is president. But blaming evangelicals, who've been fighting the "truth is relative" concept in America for over 100 years, is misplaced.
I did not intend to write about this story, but when I saw a picture of the teenager in question, I had to.
If you serve as a pastor or church staff member, there is rarely a boring moment. A few years ago, I began polling pastors and church staff and collecting some really weird things church members said to them.
Several pastors have agreed that President Trump is a young Christian. We should give some thought to this matter.
Many youth leaders are struggling with "youth group drama." A hyper-sensitive clique of girls is mad at a insensitive clique of sarcastic boys (or vice-verse or mix-n-match.) Sides are taken. Words are spoken. Words are hurled. Feelings are hurt.
As the number one government official responsible for promoting and promulgating religious liberty around the world, this post serves a singularly important role in our time.
What is needed today is for someone or some agency, specialized in the development of strategy, to come forward with solid, well researched plans for the growth of the world church.