Sen. Marco Rubio was quick to express opposition to a leaked draft of a White House immigration plan, which calls for a new visa for undocumented immigrants and would allow them to become legal permanent residents within eight years.
The Rev. Dr. James H. Cooper, the rector of the historic Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan, has announced he will retire in 2015, even as a congregant has sued him for voting improprieties in an internal election last year.1 comments
Senate Democrats have proposed a $110 billion mix of tax increases and spending cuts to put off $85 billion in automatic spending cuts set to hit March 1. But Republicans, who are against any new taxes, say it's a waste of time.5 comments
While Valentine's Day is viewed as a day to celebrate love, and groups like National Marriage Week USA plans to highlight the benefits of marriage, an attorney from Michigan is offering a free divorce to the couple from the state with the best break-up story.
More than one-and-a-half years after her former husband was found dead inside a New York City hotel room, Riva Tims tells a lifestyle magazine that she believes the late Florida megachurch pastor, Zachery Tims, did not have a struggle with substance abuse, but it was his "lifestyle."8 comments
Even as the Northeast was still digging out on Sunday after a massive blizzard, a tornado, part of a wave of severe storms, ripped through southern Mississippi, injuring at least a dozen people, damaging hundreds of homes and parts of the University of Southern Mississippi, and causing widespread power outages.
It was the last week in office for Joshua DuBois as President Barack Obama's official liaison to faith-based organizations. DuBois plans to author a book of devotionals for leaders based on the ones he sent the president each day, and teach at New York University.4 comments
Pastors and church leaders have to deal with ethical issues every day, but what is Christian ethics, and how can they sharpen their sense of ethics? Theologian Russell D. Moore offers answers to these frequently asked questions in an interview.
New Englanders were digging out from 3 feet of snow and stranded motorists were still being reached by emergency crews early Sunday after one of the biggest blizzards in a generation left at least 10 people dead and over 700,000 without electricity across the northeast.21 comments
Speaking at this week's Desiring God conference for pastors in Minnesota, U.K. Pastor Tope Koleoso encouraged church leaders not to sidestep the supernatural in the Christian faith and ministry, but to rightly understand and exercise the gifts of the Holy Spirit while shunning fanaticism.
Mandisa Hundley, an American Gospel singer and three-time Grammy nominee, is hosting a special Valentine's Day event to celebrate single women. "Galentines," involving fun, music, comedy and biblical encouragement, will be held in Nashville, Tenn.
A potentially historic winter storm, dubbed "Nemo," brought heavy snow and damaging winds to the Northeast, leaving at least one person dead and tens of thousands without power on Friday. But the worst is expected on Saturday with 40 million residents in its path.34 comments
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton has said he wants his legislative chamber to vote on gay marriage on Valentine's Day, making Illinois the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriages.8 comments
Contrary to critics in the mainstream suggesting Christianity's death might be near due to the rise of the "nones" or "religiously unaffiliated" in the United States, the faith is at its most important and promising moment in history, argues a young pastor and professor of religion.85 comments
Before leading his team to win the Super Bowl on Sunday night, Baltimore Ravens linebacker and committed Christian Ray Lewis said God wouldn't have used him for His glory had he not been innocent in the double murder case he was involved with 13 years ago.33 comments