Vice President Mike Pence cast the tiebreaking procedural vote in the Senate to help advance a measure to overturn an Obama Era rule that attempted to block states from defunding Planned Parenthood.
Members of the New Braunfels First Baptist Church in Texas were left reeling in grief Wednesday after a bus carrying 14 senior female parishioners from a retreat was involved in a fatal crash that left 13 of them dead.
Republican North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore agreed in principle Tuesday to a proposal made by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper that would repeal the controversial House Bill 2 that requires transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates in public buildings.
Pro-life advocates are outraged and defiant as the state of California files felony charges against citizen journalists who exposed Planned Parenthood's harvesting and selling of baby body parts.
A U.S. Air Force colonel who has served in the military for 26 years says he was unfairly punished by a commanding officer because of his traditional Christian beliefs on marriage and sexuality.
A prominent Anglican vicar whom Islamic State has threatened to murder is urging Christians to engage the Islamic community following the London attack, noting that "99.9 percent" of Muslims are not terrorists.
Thousands of believers are realizing that they are being charged extra by one of the nation's leading wireless service providers for participating in prayer line conference calls after a new policy was instituted last year.
A California-based pro-life group has released their latest undercover video showing a Planned Parenthood official talking about what to do if a baby is born alive at one of their clinics.
If you ask John Piper if you should become a missionary right after graduating high school and your parents think it is foolish to leave America, you may have some additional things to consider.
Best-selling conservative author Rod Dreher has created debate over the direction of American Christianity and its relation to mainstream society with his recently released book, "The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation."
Comedian John Crist is parodying the way many young people shop for churches today with two new "Church Hunters" episodes that many Christians find sad but true.
HeartCry Missionary Society founder Paul Washer remained hospitalized Monday after a massive heart attack forced him into emergency surgery to save his life a week ago. His team which had hoped he would be able to return home last weekend, now says he could be released on Tuesday.
Months after he claimed thieves broke into his home and stole $11,000 worth of valuables, Pastor Justin White, an elder at First Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana, was arrested Friday for fraud.
While out on the the road on tour this past weekend, Irish worship band We Are Messengers was involved in fatal car accident just south of Atlanta.
NFL star Benjamin Watson said at the Billy Graham Library on Saturday that the solution for racial reconciliation can be found in one book: the Bible.
Singer Colton Dixon, who releases his new album Identity on Friday, said despite division in the country and Hollywood's agenda to tell people who they should be, he wants to point people to where they can truly find their identity.
Joseph Habedank's addiction to prescription drugs could have ended his music career, but God had other plans for the singer-songwriter who is using his voice and pen to highlight the resurrecting power of God.
Husband and wife producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are working on a faith-based series for Netflix titled "Messiah."
Gospel singer Kierra Sheard comes from generations of renowned worshipers, but that doesn't mean she's afraid of exposing the dirty details of her personal life that might help save souls when the music stops.
A former leader of a Mennonite group who worked for a decade in Syria says he's hopeful Christians will have a future in that country provided the Islamic State terror group is defeated.
Hundreds of protesters and opposition leader Alexei Navalny were arrested in a crackdown in the Russian capital Sunday after massive anti-corruption demonstrations were held across the country to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
A group is calling for Christians in Pakistan to unite in protest against the apparent inaction and apathy of police and courts in the brutal murder of Tania Mariyam, a 12-year-old Christian schoolgirl whose body was found in January in a canal with strange froth in her mouth and ripped trousers.
Pope Francis recently had a group of about 45,000 Italian children, who were preparing for confirmation in the Roman Catholic Church, promise to not engage in bullying.
More than 100 members of Congress have written a letter to India's interior minister, urging him to allow U.S.-based Christian child sponsorship organization Compassion International to continue its work in that country. The charity ended its programs in India amid an ongoing crackdown by the Hindu nationalist government on nonprofits that receive foreign funds.
Time is of the essence. If changes do not happen soon, very soon, these churches will die. The pace of congregational death is accelerating.
What? Organized cosmic powers of darkness? Demonic forces arrayed in heavenly places? We're supposed to take this stuff seriously?
Here's yet another reason why it's insane to push Christians out of the public square.
One of the quickest moral tests for a person or a society is what's tolerated and what's considered taboo. In California, the state's attorney general is failing that test with flying colors.
With this week's Executive Order designed to dismantle Obama's climate legacy, there are plenty of reasons for climate advocates to despair and feel despondent.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof thinks Christians should pay less attention to doctrine, except when they should.
Dear Mr. Cook, Apple Inc. is one of the most respected companies in the world. I am writing to you regarding your efforts to expand operations in India. Mr. Cook, you and your company have a unique opportunity to be a strong voice for human rights.
This Thursday there's a one-night showing of a powerful documentary about faith in the face of a deadly epidemic.
There's nothing more tiresome than content creators who believe Christian women are only willing to click on articles promising to improve their self-images or offer self-deprecating devotions.
Jon Bloom, co-founder of Desiring God, wrote the following sentence in one of his articles last November: "There's only one solution to anxiety: the assurance everything is going to be okay."
Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah recently warned Israel that his Iran-backed terror group could attack targets producing mass Israeli casualties, including a huge ammonia storage tank in Haifa, and a nuclear reactor in Dimona.
When it comes to culture, do you consider yourself a foot soldier or a gardener? Okay, that's a bit cryptic. But let me explain.
This month, in celebration of Woman's Day, State Street erected a statue of a young woman confronting a bull, representing Wall Street.
This week, the NCAA ratcheted up the pressure on North Carolina lawmakers to repeal HB 2, "the bathroom law." The collegiate sports group has laid down a clear ultimatum – repeal quickly or forfeit championship events being located in the Tar Heel state through 2022.
Who doesn't want to get more for their money? Who doesn't want more "bang for their buck?" Who isn't interested in value in what they purchase? I'll bet you'd have to question a lot of people to find one who says, "I don't mind paying more and getting less."
If Jesus has changed your life and set you free from homosexual practice, your testimony is not welcome on Vimeo — not now, not ever.
I was prepared to hate The Shack. But after seeing it once, I had a strong sense that someone I love dearly needed to see the movie — someone who had walked away from God but was softening towards him. We saw it together, we cried, and then ...
Now that Betsy DeVos is settled in as America's new Secretary of Education she holds the reins of the U.S. Department of Education and, with it, the future of America's 55.6 million students.
The guests showed up, but they never returned. Has that ever happened in your church? You try to be friendly to first-time guests. But you never see them again. At times you wonder why they never returned.
The left has done a 180 since its free speech heyday of the 1960s. What used to be anything goes, and protecting the First Amendment right to say controversial things, has morphed into a treacherous map of what you can and cannot say.
As a kid, I was fascinated by fortune tellers. I wanted to know the future!! But fortune telling is demonic.
I have worked with many men through my years of being chaplain for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA and the Colorado Rockies of the MLB, and in my involvement with other men's groups as well as one-on-one relationships.
In his short but powerful book All of Grace, Charles Spurgeon wrote that weak faith, as long as it is true faith, saves a person no less effectively than strong faith: "A trembling hand may receive a golden gift."
Churches are filled with all kinds of people. This presents numerous challenges for each pastor. When the Apostle Paul addressed the church at Corinth, it was evident that the church was struggling with their interpersonal relationships.
The email stung me. The writer spoke of my negativity about local churches, about how much of my writings are about problems in local congregations.
The results of a new study were announced this week, and they are consistent with previous findings. The five million or so people who live in the Scandinavian country of Norway are among the happiest on earth.
If you care about the next generation, and especially have one of the next generation in your life, have I got a worthwhile, long-term investment for you.
"Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme." And we just keep retelling and re-singing it. I'm talking about the year's biggest movie.
On Sunday March 19th, 2017, I had the privilege of debating an atheist.