The fact that some churches decide not to report certain crimes is a sad state of affairs within Christianity, said Pastor Mark Driscoll of the Seattle-based Mars Hill Church during a recent sermon.
A majority of churchgoers in the U.S. believe that it's essential to share their faith with non-believers, but a large number of those are not doing so, according to a recent study of American Protestants conducted by LifeWay Research.
The Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) took a unique step during its annual convention in New Orleans by not simply encouraging attendance, but mobilizing participants in community ministry projects such as providing housing, food, and clothing to the less fortunate.
More than 3,600 people from churches in the U.S. and 23 other countries attended the Celebrate Recovery Summit for intensive training and encouragement from leaders of the Christ-centered addiction ministry founded at Saddleback Church.
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Just a few short hours before her gold medal bout, 17-year-old boxing phenom Claressa Shields tweeted from the London Olympics scene, "God is awesome!!!" Later, she tweeted, "I'm already ready to handle business!" Soon after, it became apparent that Shields certainly was ready, defeating Russia's Nadezda Torlopova Thursday to claim the only gold medal for the U.S. boxing team (men and women).
Willow Creek Community Church Pastor Bill Hybels, speaking during the opening session of a global leadership summit, took the occasion on Thursday to say that he and his church elders were formally engaged in a succession process.
Evangelist T. D. Jakes' latest foray into filmmaking includes the making of "Sparkle," planned for release next week. The film will forever be known as Whitney Houston's last performance in a movie before her untimely death last February.
Devout Christian quarterback Tim Tebow appears to have taken the biblical axiom "turn the other cheek" (Matthew 5:38, 39) to a new level after former Jets player and current football analyst Boomer Esiason said the New York team should cut him.
Film producer Gerald R. Molen, best known for his Academy Award-winning Best Picture "Schindler's List," was so impressed with the premise for a movie aimed at showing how President Obama's past life has influenced his political worldview that he did something for the first time in his 55-year career: He produced a documentary. Below is the exclusive interview with Molen.
United States Olympic boxer Claressa Shields took another step closer Monday to fulfilling her dream of coming home to Flint, Mich., with an Olympic gold medal from London, winning her first bout of the games to advance to the semifinals of the women's middleweight division.
Evangelist Greg Laurie and his ministry partners called on Christians to become bold in telling others about Jesus during a pre-event rally for Harvest America Sunday evening. Also, it was announced that more than 1,400 churches and venues hosted by Christian leaders plan to carry the first-of-its-kind outreach event on August 26.
Stanley Magana and his wife became emotional as they arrived at the Chick-fil-A restaurant that they chose to drive to from 30 miles away on Wednesday.
If Facebook can be any sort of indicator, it can be surmised that at least a half-a-million people or more plan to participate in Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day by visiting one of the national chain's restaurants today. However, the numbers of people buying a chicken sandwich and waffle fries today could be far greater because of support from influential Christian leaders including evangelist Billy Graham.
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association announced plans to hold the largest North American evangelistic event in more than 60 years of Billy Graham's ministry on the week of his 95th birthday next year.
Defenders of California's Proposition 8, an amendment that sought to maintain the traditional definition of marriage, asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit that declared that not recognizing same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.
Produced by Gerald R. Molen, who was the producer of the Academy Award Best Picture "Schindler's List," the film shows D'Souza "immersed in exotic locales across four continents" as he "races against time to find answers to Obama's past and reveal where America will be in 2016."
The Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers say it is seeking an alternative to the services provided by Christian and other faith-based chaplains in VA hospitals and hospices. The group is campaigning for more secular humanist representatives for veterans – the equivalent of chaplains for non-believers.
After the death of his son four years ago, evangelist Greg Laurie became a lot more interested in heaven, he said during his sermon at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., Sunday.
The backlash against gay activists and their political supporters for their campaign against Chick-fil-A for espousing the "biblical family unit" appears to be growing. Conservative activist Star Parker went so far as to describe the gay agenda as not a movement about civil rights but the advancement of the homosexual political agenda.
Speculation about how the N.Y. Jets will use Tim Tebow on the field was put on temporary hold at the end of the team's first open practice Saturday – the former Bronco took his shirt off in the rain.
Following a court hearing Thursday, a religious liberty law group is confident that an association that includes U.S. war veterans wanting to make sure a 29-ft cross and memorial remains at a site in San Diego will continue to have a voice in court.
Chick-fil-A officials at the grand opening of a restaurant in Laguna Hills, Calif., decided to shift gears for the national chain's traditional "First 100" food-for-a-year contest and hold the event the night before it was scheduled in order to avoid any confrontations during a protest by a gay youth group Thursday morning.
The church in America is no longer simply in a slumber when it comes to its lack of awareness about the persecuted church in the Middle East; it is in a "diabetic coma," says the leader of a persecution watchdog group in the U.S.
It is still unclear as to what exactly about Colorado shooting victim Petra Anderson's physical makeup helped save her life after one of four shotgun pellets went through her nose and into her brain cavity.