An American pastor has been charged under Russia's new "anti-terrorism" law for conducting a religious service in a private home and sticking an advertisement in a public place inviting people to worship. The law puts severe restrictions on religious freedom by banning religious gatherings in homes and regulating propagation of religion.
Hurricane Matthew Tracker: Projected Path Latest Map as US East Coast Braces for Extremely Dangerous Winds
Hurricane Matthew is moving north-northwestward as an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane having winds of 155 miles per hour with Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path, but also posing a potential threat to Florida.
Pastors across the country will protest Internal Revenue Service restrictions on them not to talk politics in the church as they observe the annual Pulpit Freedom Sunday, days after the introduction of the Free Speech Fairness Act in the House to reinstate pastors' and churches' rights to speak freely.
Pakistani Christian Mother Asia Bibi on Death Row Inspires Protest in Australia as Final Appeal Looms
Christians in Australia will hold a demonstration next week to ask their government to intervene on behalf of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who was sentenced to death in 2010 on accusations of blasphemy, as her final appeal hearing is expected this month.
A new online survey on theology, released by LifeWay, shows that while two-thirds of Americans with evangelical beliefs say heaven is a place where all people will ultimately be reunited with their loved ones, a slightly lesser number of Americans in general believe so.
A Missouri church belonging to the Evangelical Free Church of America has changed its name, as some people thought the congregation was "free from evangelicals."
Sohrab Ahmari, a Muslim-born Iranian and an editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal in London, recalls his long journey from flirtations with Nietzsche and Marxism to Roman Catholicism. He also explains why evangelicalism didn't appeal to him as much.
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has been suspended from serving the rest of his term for refusing to allow probate judges to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a judicial commission ruled on Friday.
A 39-year-old housewife in Iraq, who leads a tribal militia and has been fighting Islamic State for years, says in a media interview that she has beheaded fighters from the terror group, cooked their heads and posted the pictures on her Facebook page.
Just a little over a month after its announcement that the text of the English Standard Version Bible will remain unchanged in all future editions, Crossway is now "convinced that this decision was a mistake" and would "allow for ongoing periodic updating of the text."
The annual Harvest 2016 outreach, which was held for the first time in Georgia, ended Sunday night with at least 24,000 people being exposed to the Gospel through evangelist Greg Laurie's messages and more than 1,000 accepting Christ.
President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Colin Powell sent greetings to Bishop T.D. Jakes of Dallas megachurch The Potter's House, just as pastors Joel Osteen and Brian Houston also did, as the preacher celebrated the completion of 40 years in Christian ministry Sunday.
In his "I Am Second" video, Jason Castro, who placed fourth on season seven of "American Idol," candidly shares the deep, dark secret about his addiction to pornography that nearly ruined his marriage.
On the second night of Harvest Georgia in Duluth, megachurch Pastor Greg Laurie addressed the question, what's the meaning of life, and shared the Gospel with about 15,000 people Saturday.
Virginia Baptist Church's $1 Million Largest Faith-Based Donation to Smithsonian African American Museum
Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, has committed $1 million in donations to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., which opened Saturday with a dedication ceremony presided over by President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush and others.
Local residents in Iraq's Sharqat district in Salah al-Din province stormed a prison run by Islamic State, killed five prison guards and freed at least 40 prisoners, even as Iraqi forces regained the district from the terror group with the help of the U.S.-led international coalition.
Thousands Attend Harvest Georgia With Greg Laurie Preaching About Troubled Hearts; Hundreds Accept Jesus Christ
The Harvest 2016 crusade in Georgia began with Pastor Greg Laurie telling 4,000 people that Jesus' assurance, "Don't let your hearts to be troubled," as found in the Gospel of John, is still relevant to them. At the end of the message, the megachurch pastor led 363 people in prayer to invite Christ into their lives.
Philippines' controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, who called on authorities and citizens to kill drug users and dealers on sight soon after assuming office less than three months ago, has sought a six-month extension for his war on drugs, which has already led to the death of more than 3,000 suspects, mostly by hacking.
Evangelist Anne Graham Lotz, Billy Graham's daughter, shares what she did when love between her and her late husband, Danny Lotz, ran out and she felt "trapped" in the marriage, and how other Christians can also save their marriage just as she did.
Howard E. Butt Jr., the oldest son of H-E-B Grocery Stores founder who quit his family business to share the Gospel, died from complications of Parkinson's Disease at his home in San Antonio, Texas. His family remembered him as an "inspiring leader, philanthropist and humanitarian" as his funeral service was held during the weekend.
Evangelist Franklin Graham responded to explosions in New York City and New Jersey and a stabbing incident at a Minnesota mall, saying the next president "needs to be someone who is tough on terrorism." Meanwhile, another explosion was reported in New Jersey early Monday even as authorities were interrogating five people in New York and Islamic State claimed responsibility for the mall attack.
Bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu of the nu metal band Korn shared about his "very mindblowing encounter" with Jesus, just as it happened also to the band co-founder Brian "Head" Welch, and said that's one reason why he is now "easier to get along with."
Father Gabriele Amorth, the Catholic Church's top exorcist who claimed to have sent 160,000 demons back to hell, has died in a Rome hospital at the age of 91.
What will the 35-acre campus of Christ Cathedral look like after its redesign is complete? The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, which bought the structure, formerly known as the Crystal Cathedral, in 2012, is unveiling a virtual preview of the multimillion-dollar renovation for the public on Sunday.
A 14-year-old Christian boy was sexually molested and murdered, and his body hung on a tree, in eastern Pakistan. Police reluctantly filed a complaint before declaring it to be a "natural" death despite witnesses pointing to unidentified Muslim men.