The Houston Rockets have traded guard Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN is reporting.
Son's Near-Death Downhill Skateboarding Accident and Miraculous Healing Used as Inspiration by Director of 'The Perfect Wave'
In the middle of the making of "The Perfect Wave," a film in limited release across the U.S. today, director Bruce Macdonald wasn't sure he could continue filming. His son had just nearly died in a downhill skateboarding accident.
World Evangelical Alliance Disputes Claim That NHCLC/Conela Is the Representative of Evangelicals in Latin America
The World Evangelical Alliance recently voiced its disagreement with Hispanic evangelical leader the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez's claim that the merger of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and Conela, a Latin America-based organization that serves more than 487,000 Latin churches globally, gives representation to perhaps the largest network of evangelicals in the world and is the representative of evangelicals in Latin America.
Fans of NBC's Biggest Loser may remember Ken and Austin Andrews, participants in the 11th season of the TV show featuring contestants trying to lose weight for a grand prize, as the father-son combo that both had emotional breakthroughs during the series. Three years later, after launching a health ministry based on Christian values, the duo are still having breakthroughs, but share struggles as well.
A new video message from Billy Graham is in production and is set to be released in honor of his 96th birthday on Nov. 7. The program, called "Heaven," is being released to churches as an evangelistic tool, in conjunction with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's My Hope 2014 with Billy Graham campaign.
Here's a fair warning to those patriotic, country-loving Americans stepping into a theater to watch conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza's latest docudrama "America: Imagine the World Without Her:" You are about to witness U.S. citizens with scholarly backgrounds hate on your nation.
Megachurch Pastors Greg Laurie, Perry Noble, and More Applaud Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision, Join Viral Discussion
Pastors in the U.S. reacted quickly and joined the viral social media discussion on Monday about the Supreme Court decision that two Christian-owned businesses, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, do not have to comply with parts of the "Obamacare" birth control mandate that violate the owners' sincere religious beliefs.
Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust, a pro-life youth activist organization, expects scores to attend a rally planned in front of a Hobby Lobby store in Southern California to celebrate religious freedom on Monday morning as the Supreme Court is expected to announce the HHS Mandate decision.
Social Media Day: Two High Tech Christian Organizations Plan to Help 'Give Evangelism a Powerful Jolt'
Two Christian-based organizations committed to using the latest technology as a way to encourage believers to share their faith online announced plans for Social Media Day this Monday (June 30).
Samuel Rodriguez on Mega Merger of Over 500,000 Latino Churches: We're Not Drinking the Kool-Aid, Christianity Is Not in Decline
Hispanic evangelical leader Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, who co-leads perhaps the largest evangelical network in the world as the result of the recent merger of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and Conela, a Latin America-based organization that serves more than 487,000 Latin churches globally, says the new association doesn't accept the premise that Christianity is spiraling downward.
Only a half year away from the first day marijuana became legal to grow, possess, consume and sell in Colorado, groups such as Focus on the Family say the new law has facilitated grave consequences, including deaths, child endangerment, and interstate trafficking.
Recent social and political events in the U.S. and abroad should be alarming enough for Americans to awaken from their spiritual slumber, preached evangelist Greg Laurie during a midweek church service he called "Hope for America."
More than 550 Coptic Christian schoolgirls in Egypt have been kidnapped by Muslim men and forced to convert and marry their abductors during the last three years, according to the Association of Victims of Abduction and Forced Disappearance (AVAFD).
#HowOldWereYou Hashtag Prompted by Former Youth Pastor Now Felon's Post on Sexual Abuse Creates Viral Discussion
A Christian columnist's question to the Twittersphere, "How old were you when you were pursued sexually by an adult authority?" prompted by a former youth pastor now felon's first-person account of sexual abuse with a youth under his care, published by Christianity Today's Leadership Journal, has created a viral online discussion.
Joni and Friends International Disability Center plans to hold the first-of-its-kind Global Access Conference, inviting individuals from across the U.S. and around the world to be trained and to network in the area of ministry to those with disabilities.
InterVarsity: Colleges Take Non-Discrimination Policies to 'Illogical Extreme' Against Christian Student Groups
College and university policies that stipulate that Christian student groups on campus must follow non-discrimination policies in the selection of the groups' leaders could squelch student conversation about faith in the future, says a leader from InterVarsity.
Southern Baptist Convention: More Than 6,000 Messengers Expected to Hear Call to 'Do More' at Annual Meeting
More than 6,000 representatives of churches within the Southern Baptist Convention, known as messengers, are expected to address the major issues facing the nation's largest Protestant denomination, including reaching more people with the Gospel, during its two-day annual meeting in Baltimore beginning Tuesday.
Christian Psychiatrist on Santa Barbara Shooter: Many Warning Signs Apparent to Family, Friends Went 'Largely Unheeded'
The founder and executive director of a Christian-based addiction and mental health counseling helpline says that there were plenty of warning signs that should have prompted a number of different people to seek help for Santa Barbara, California, shooter Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who killed six people before dying from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Christian Group Plans 'Prayer Storm' to 'Scale the Cliffs and Attack Evil' on D-Day 70th Anniversary
A growing online group of Christians emphasizing the spiritual power of repentance is holding a 'D-Day 70th Anniversary Prayer Storm' in an effort to push back evil in the world, organizers announced on Monday.
Twitter User Behind @HiddenCash Scavenger Hunt Money Giveaway Creating Public, Media Frenzy in Los Angeles
A social media scavenger hunt that includes envelopes of money left in hiding places has caused a bit of a frenzy in the Los Angeles area for the last couple of days thanks to someone with the username @HiddenCash on Twitter.
Dinesh D'Souza Admits to Errors in Judgment in Personal and Political Life, Says He's Come to Point of Restoration (INTERVIEW)
Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, who recently pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud, admits that the last couple of years of his life have been a whirlwind that includes both political and personal failures, as well as successes and restoration.
Christians should intentionally and intelligently do more to engage current culture through the arts, says Anthony Horvath, the executive director of Athanatos Christian Ministries, an apologetics ministry.
Author and pastor Erwin McManus ushered in a new chapter in his ministry, that includes encouraging and nurturing creativity within the Christian community, when he introduced his daughter and core members of Mosaic L.A. church's worship team to record their first album in front of 1,400 people at the historic Wiltern theater Saturday evening.
Rick Warren to Honor US, Camp Pendleton Military at Special Memorial Weekend Services in San Clemente
In honor of the U.S. military service men and women who have sacrificed their lives, Saddleback Church San Clemente, a regional campus of the Lake Forest-based church, will be hosting special services on Sunday that include a Wounded Warrior from nearby Camp Pendleton telling a part of his life story and a visit from church founder and pastor Rick Warren.
Wisconsin School District Apologizes for Showing Students One-Sided Video That Promotes Same-Sex Marriage
A religious freedom advocacy group commends a Wisconsin school district for apologizing for showing students what is described as a one-sided video that promotes same-sex marriage and attacks religious views to the contrary.