Instead of complicating Bible study by expecting a revelation with each read, author and women's Bible studies teacher Jen Wilkin says that what we learned in our high school English class could help us receive the reward of a better understanding fr..
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'Jesus Is Not Allowed in School' Message Challenged in Calif. Court; Will Candy Canes With Christian Message Be Allowed?
In an effort to prevent what happened last Christmas season to a first grader at a California school who was stopped by his teacher from passing out candy canes with a Christian message to his classmates, religious freedom lawyers have filed a reques..
The hugely popular YouVersion Bible App recently hit the 1,000 mark in terms of number of Bible translations, with over 700 languages available, and creator Bobby Gruenewald said he hopes the milestone will help draw attention to the amount of dedica..
Hispanic Evangelical Group Declares Solidarity With Israel; Urges Pilgrimage to Jerusalem for Feast of Tabernacles
The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference/Conela and the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem have formed a partnership to advance and deepen Hispanic Christian engagement with the state and people of Israel, the organizations announ..
Fed Appeals Court Upholds Right of States to Ban Same-Sex Marriage; Supreme Court Can No Longer Ignore Issue, Says Russell Moore
A federal appeals court in Cincinnati upheld the right of states to ban same-sex marriage by a 2-to-1 vote on Thursday. The ruling overturns lower-court decisions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee that found such restrictions unconstitutional..
Several large Bible ministry groups are calling for the first International Day of the Bible and are encouraging groups of any size to read or articulate Scripture in creative ways publicly or online without any commentary at noon local time on Novem..
Former Mars Hill Church Deacon Reflects on Early Members Wanting to 'Change the World,' Why He Preferred Driscoll Would Have Submit to Authority Than Resign
Reaction to the dissolving of Mars Hill Church called for by its elders two weeks after the resignation of its founding pastor, Mark Driscoll, has been varied, including high praise for the controversial pastor's impact on the lives of people who att..
Mark Driscoll's Resignation Set Mars Hill Church 'On a Different Trajectory,' Says Elder; Local Congregations Look to the Future After Decision to Dissolve
Thirteen regional congregations, primarily in the western region of the U.S., met for the first time at their churches on Sunday after learning on Friday that by the end of the year, they would no longer be under the umbrella of Seattle-based Mars Hi..
Seattle-Based Megachurch Mars Hill Plans to Dissolve; Elders Suggest for 13 Regional Congregations to Either Go Independent, Merge or Disband
The Seattle-based megachurch Mars Hill, once led by pastor Mark Driscoll, has begun the process of dissolving, and its 13 regional congregations have been asked to either go independent, merge with another church, or disband entirely, announced Dave ..
National Discussion Over Brittany Maynard's Decision to End Her Life Prompts Family to Release 13-Y-O Son's Video Message for His Friends Before Dying
The family of Ethan Hallmark of Midlothian, Texas, whose four-year battle with terminal cancer before succumbing to his illness late last month at age 13, was made public through video, and has released a clearly different message than the one Britta..
National 'Be the Message Sunday' Includes Vision to Pack 10 Million Meals for Ebola-Stricken Countries
Kerry and Chris Shook, New York Times bestselling authors and pastors at Woodlands Church in Houston, Texas, are challenging church leaders across the United States to schedule a national "Be the Message Sunday," during which they will shorten their ..
ERLC Conference Shifts From Compassionate to Judgmental, Says Same-Sex Marriage Activist (Interview)
While most within the Southern Baptist Convention applauded the opportunity to openly discuss how Christians should respond to the growing cultural and political acceptance of gay marriage during a three-day conference hosted by the Ethics & Religiou..
ERLC Conference Discussion on 'The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage' Draws Plenty of Fireworks via #ERLC2014
Day one of a three-day conference hosted by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Commission discussing how Christians should react to the ongoing battle between those framing the homosexual lifestyle debate as a civil rig..
Having personally attended more than 200 concerts and seen about 150 performers and performing groups, the Hillsong United event was the best I've ever witnessed. From the spectacular sound, lighting and staging, to the crowd participation – the expe..
From Guns N' Roses to Jesus Culture: Stage Production Company CEO Goes on the Road to Share Christian Faith to Both Sides of Industry
On one side of 34-year-old Anthony Dever's stage production company are clients like Guns N' Roses, Alice in Chains, and Dixie Chicks. On the other side of the company, named DPS Inc, are renowned Christian worship music teams such as Jesus Culture ..
Houston Mayor Initiated Subpoenas of Pastors' Sermons, Notes to Congregations Despite Recent 'Back Peddling,' Says Pastor at Center of Battle
Although Houston's mayor, Annise Parker, is now denying she knew about the city's attempt to subpoena the sermons and correspondence with their congregations of five pastors, one of the pastors at the center of the battle says the mayor herself initi..
Joni Eareckson Tada Begs Brittany Maynard to 'Take a Long, Hard Look at Consequences' of Physician-Assisted Suicide Decision
Joni Eareckson Tada, an internationally known advocate for the disability community who has been a quadriplegic more than 47 years and is a breast cancer survivor as well, has made a plea to terminal cancer patient Brittany Maynard who plans to die t..
The founder of Sydney-based Hillsong Church, Brian Houston, in response to Australia's royal commission probe into "institutional responses to child sexual abuse" this week, strongly denied allegations that he tried to cover-up his involvement in a $..