Evangelist Greg Laurie marks his 24th year of bringing his large-scale Harvest Crusade events to Orange County on Friday, and the Southern California pastor said he is as excited as he's ever been about bringing the gospel to thousands in attendance and online.
Christian apologist Sean McDowell joins the faculty of Biola University's Master of Arts Program in Christian Apologetics beginning this fall, the private evangelical Christian college in Southern California announced Wednesday.
Nearly 100 children from low-income families in the White Center area of Seattle were each treated to a $200 back-to-school shopping spree at JCPenney thanks to the heart of a Christian woman who has partnered with the Salvation Army for a decade to sponsor the event.
More than 120 cyclists who have raised $1.8 million so far to fight global poverty by riding their bicycles across the U.S and Canada are scheduled to go through New York this week, ending their tour on Saturday in Staten Island.
The mother of a Pentecostal pastor in Jaipur, India, was told by four Hindu radicals she must convert to Hinduism or be killed while she was beaten and seriously injured by the group in search of her son and his wife, according to a local news report.
The recent barrage of attacks on Christians in Egypt, including on members and churches of the nation's Coptic denomination, are of a scale unseen in modern times and being described as satanic, according to sources living in the country. The persecution watchdog group, Open Doors USA, says Egypt is engulfed in a furnace of fire and Christians are taking on the brunt force of the attacks.
Gay marriages in California can continue ruled the state's Supreme Court on Wednesday. The brief ruling all but ended the bid by traditional marriage supporters to make a state majority vote of more than 7 million voters nearly 5 years ago to ban same-sex marriage stick.
Gospel for Asia founder and president K. P. Yohannan, who recently greeted the second release of his book, Touching Godliness, says that despite an abundance of filled megachurches in the U.S., many Christians are far from a strong relationship with God.
The U.S. Air Force republished a chaplain's essay to a base website after an official initially removed it in response to a complaint about its reflections on the famous quotation "There are no atheists in foxholes," often attributed to President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
A short film about a girl's journey through extreme hardships in the foster care system and later toward healing and restoration, was the winner of the Best Film for the 168 Film Festival and recipient of an award of up to $1 million to go for production of a feature length movie.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Monday that gives transgender students access to restrooms and locker rooms designated for either gender, as well as participation on either girls' or boys' sports teams. Framed as an equal rights issue by gay and transgender activists, those opposed to such a law say it sets a dangerous precept, and some are telling parents to homeschool or enroll children in private Christian schools.
An estimated combined total of 5,000 people met to pray at all 29 Cullman County School District campuses in Alabama to participate in a prayer caravan Saturday. Hundreds more gathered for a prayer rally at the county fairgrounds in the evening. Spurred on by the threat of legal action from a Wisconsin-based atheists group citing "separation of church and state" to stop the event, the third annual caravan attracted as many as 1,000 people at one high school.
Evangelist Pastor Greg Laurie said he believes that every Christian's personal testimony is significant whether their story of coming to know Jesus Christ is less "radical" than another person's story or not.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley said that a Wisconsin-based atheists group opposed to a Cullman County school district-wide prayer caravan prior to the fall semester is misinterpreting the First Amendment. Plans for the caravan beginning Saturday morning and a rally later in the day at a county fairgrounds are still on track.
A mobile pregnancy center in Elgin, Ill., that provides services such as ultrasound will be able to roll again after a federal court ruled that city officials cannot shutdown access by using an "unconstitutional" zoning code.
Students and some parents at an all-girls Catholic high school in Southern California rallied Thursday morning in support of a gay teacher who was fired after photos of his same-sex wedding were published in a local newspaper.
Colorado Christian University became the first non-profit organization on Wednesday to renew its lawsuit challenging the HHS abortion-drug mandate's "accommodation," which still forces the institution to go against its religious beliefs or pay high cost fines.
The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the right of Americans to pray before public meetings. The leader of the nationwide military chaplains group says that federal courts should no longer have to assess when a religious activity might make someone feel uncomfortable.
The superintendent of an Alabama school district made it clear on Tuesday that he is not afraid to stand up against the demands of a Wisconsin-based atheists group wanting to stop a prayer caravan this Saturday before school starts next week.
A Lutheran pastor in Minnesota is planning to combat a decline in church attendance by millennials (young adults born after 1981) by opening a "groundbreaking surprise church" targeting the generation and set to open next year.
In anticipation of a nationwide evangelism event this November to coincide with his 95th birthday, renowned preacher Billy Graham released a letter through his association this week in which he says that America needs a spiritual awakening more than ever before.