Charlie Gard's parents have announced that they are halting their legal fight to get their terminally ill infant to the United States for possible treatment. Here are five reactions to the tragic news.
Politicians in the U.K. are reportedly set to drop plans that would have allowed single-faith schools to remain as they are. Christian schools may soon be required to ensure that half of their students are from different religious backgrounds.
Israel has sent extra troops to the West Bank after at least seven people were killed in the worst Israeli-Palestinian violence in years. An Israeli security guard was also stabbed at the country's embassy in Jordan Sunday. The U.N. Security Council is holding an emergency session Monday.
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As polling shows that more Americans today think that the Democratic Party "just stands against" President Donald Trump instead of promoting its own messages and ideas, leading liberals are calling for the party to unify its base by refocusing its attention on providing a strong economic alternatives.
Will Viagra cause blindness among some who take it? Experts are worried it might.
A Guatemalan mother of four who has lived in the United States for 24 years is seeking refuge in a Pentecostal Church in New Haven, Connecticut as the Trump administration continues to deport undocumented immigrants.
Responding to a recent statement by the liberal Christian civil rights leader Rev. William Barber that praying for the president is a "theological malpractice that borders on heresy," evangelical leaders responded that the Word of God clearly asks us to pray specifically for our leaders.
An American astronaut took Holy Communion and read from the Gospel of John on the surface of the moon 48 years ago this week.
A disciplinary panel of The Episcopal Church has recommended that a California bishop be suspended for three years for trying to sell a congregation's property to a townhouse developer without its permission.
Eddie Hilburn, a married associate pastor and father of three at The Woodlands First Baptist Church in Texas, resigned from his position Friday, a day after he was arrested by a Harris County Sheriff's deputy who he allegedly paid for sex.
Former NewSpring Church senior pastor Perry Noble marked on Thursday one year since he left for rehab in Tuscon, Arizona. It was a time when he was battling suicidal thoughts after he lost his job, was separated from his wife, and felt that he had "lost everything."
Saddleback Church co-founder and best-selling author Kay Warren wished her late son, Matthew, a "happy birthday in Heaven" on Tuesday, four years after he took his life following a long struggle with mental illness. He would have been 32.
Austin Carlile, the singer who was formerly with heavy metal band Of Mice & Men, says he lost fans when he began talking about God.
Kirk Cousins is citing his faith as the ultimate reason he is turning down a long-term deal with the Washington Redskins, insisting that he wants to follow God's plans for him.
On UPtv's latest episode of "Bringing Up Bates" the family raises money for their local volunteer fire department whose members saved their home last year after a fire started in the laundry room.
Comedian and Hollywood actor Jim Carrey preached the hope of Jesus to former inmates and said that he's learned that suffering leads to salvation.
After Poland's former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa joined the ongoing protests over the governing party's plan to bring Poland's judicial system under its political control, President Andrzej Duda said he will block the proposed legislation.
The report of an independent review, fully accepted by Archbishop of Canterbury, suggests that the Church of England was advised by its insurers to withdraw emotional support and pastoral care for sex abuse victims.
Authorities in Iran are increasingly targeting Christian converts with arrests and imprisonments, according to the New York-based Center for Human Rights In Iran.
Four German women, including a 16-year-old girl, who joined Islamic State in recent years are being held in an Iraqi prison and receiving consular assistance, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Saturday.
It's odd for a clergyman to reject prayers for persons he believes are predators, since a primary purpose for prayer is changed hearts and redemption for the lost.
A university professor is arguing that since it is acceptable to kill a baby inside the womb, it's acceptable to kill one outside the womb.
Africa is facing yet another seemingly unprecedented crisis — a famine stretching from Somalia, to South Sudan, to Nigeria, in which 20 million people are at risk of starvation. When one hurts, we all hurt — and compassion fatigue is no excuse for looking away.
At a press conference in Charlotte organized by the Christian Action League, I, along with four other high profile ministers in the state took umbrage with Barber's conclusions concerning prayer for public officials, as well as some other statements he made about the poor and most vulnerable in society and our responsibility to them.
Christian schools can and have lost their salvation. And while many still maintain a "vibrant" faith too many have stepped on the "slippery slope" toward faithlessness and still others have already "bottomed out."
Are you too attached to your stuff? Did you ever consider that piles of clutter may affect your spiritual life?
A radical solution is being proposed by those promoting the theory that man is to blame for climate change. Their solution? Have fewer children. Humankind is where the problem lie ... supposedly.
Call me paranoid if you like, but I'm simply quoting what Tim Gill, the foremost LGBT political donor says in his own words: "We're going into the hardest states in the country," he declares. "We're going to punish the wicked," by which he means Christian conservatives.
Two-thirds of our churches are plateaued or declining. Since so many of our churches are in need of revitalization, let's begin by seeing what roadblocks hinder turnarounds.
Westside Christian Fellowship in Southern California arose out of a desperate need to encourage Christians to seek God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength. God has graciously honored our desire and is spreading His Word.
"Michael," whose son, "Marcus," was rescued through the pro-life Women's Choice Network in Pittsburgh, Pa., single-handedly derailed a group of pro-abortion activists Tuesday.
Back to school shopping is a tradition in America. I remember the excitement of shopping for new clothes, shoes, and a lunchbox with my parents. Breaking open a new box of crayons and using new pencils with perfect erasers was a great feeling.
A federal judge in Illinois handed down a major victory for religious conscience and free speech protection Wednesday, granting a statewide preliminary injunction against a 2016 law change that would force pro-life medical providers to refer patients to abortion businesses upon request.
Unsurprisingly, the Times article does a very poor job explaining why social conservatives are seeking to undo the HHS mandate.
Which kind of ethics will make America great again?
I was sad to see the announcement but not surprised, as yet another hyper-grace teacher took a giant step towards apostasy.
What would Chuck Colson have said about the case of little Charlie Gard? Who should decide who lives and who dies?
The Religious Right and Left may disagree on a lot of things, but the importance of prayer shouldn't be one of them.
When was the last time you heard a Christian ask an unbeliever, "Have you been saved?"
The topic of evangelism has grown strangely quiet in many churches. Pastors are not talking about it. Other church leaders aren't talking about it. Members aren't talking about it.
No matter the crisis, when Christians take the love of Jesus to the hurting and suffering, hope and transformation are sure to follow.
In order to answer the question, "Would Jesus bake the cake?" we have to know Jesus. Not just any Jesus or some genie-Jesus, but the real Jesus.
As the drumbeat to oust President Trump reaches near fever pitch, it is important for all fair-minded Americans to understand if that happens, America as we know it is finished ... done.
I'm glad for Eugene Peterson's retraction on same-sex marriage, though his statements are still puzzling. Even more, they're revealing. First, they reveal the crisis of authority among evangelicals. So much of this conversation, and many others within the evangelical church, is driven by celebrities instead of doctrine.
As a parent, grandparent, Internet safety expert and child advocate, I found the recent article in Teen Vogue Anal Sex: What You Need to Know/How to Do it the Right Way (July 7, 2017), which headlined its website for four days, deeply troubling on many levels.