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).
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#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 ..
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 disabilit..
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 In..
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, dur..
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, sh..
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 a..
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 reco..
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 nea..
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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.
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Mars Hill Church: Video Editing of Mark Driscoll's Sermons Not Unusual; Uncut Version of Recent Message Stolen
Mars Hill Church officials deny that anything out of the ordinary was done when a video of a recent sermon by Pastor Mark Driscoll was edited to exclude a portion about Jesus and "mistakes" he may have made during His life on earth. Also, the pastor ..
A growing number of Christians, especially among the younger generations, are in jeopardy of being swallowed up by today's cultural norms and secular thinking, only to become unaffiliated to any church or denomination, says the author of 'The Rise of..
In an effort to clear up any confusion about what it means to 'repent,' a co-leader from Harvest Christian Fellowship's student ministries spells out the '5 R's of Repentance' in a recent blog representing the church-led evangelistic youth movement, ..
A fundraising event that featured the screening of a yet-to-be released political thriller hosted by the film's producer and a Southern California church to help purchase a home for the family of Pastor Saeed Abedini was called a success by organizer..
Rev. Kristopher Keating, executive director at World Horizons USA, a Christian non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries, said the recent abduction of 300 girls from a school in Nigeria and resulting international uproar could be the ..
Film Producer and So. Cal. Church Co-Host Prescreening Event in Support of Pastor Saeed Abedini's Family
The film producer of a new political thriller yet to be publicly released is hosting a prescreening fundraising event at a Southern California church to help purchase a home for the family of Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is being held captive in Iran fo..