Liberty University conferred 19,430 degrees at its commencement ceremony Saturday with about 35,000 people, including Hollywood actors Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn, screenwriter Randall Wallace, New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings and "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson, in attendance.
More than 100 attorneys from the United States and abroad and members of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Norwegian Prime Minister, saying the government's act of seizing five children of a Christian family to "prevent" them from being "indoctrinated" with Christianity violates domestic and international law, and urging their immediate release.
Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, a house church leader from the Church of Iran denomination who was acquitted of apostasy in 2012 after being sentenced to death by hanging, was arrested once again, this time along with his wife and a church member, by Iranian authorities on Friday, according to U.K.-based Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
The Kenyan government has announced its plan to close its refugee camps, which are home to 600,000 refugees, mostly from conflict-torn Somalia. A U.S.-based Christian group working in Kenya warns that the decision could lead to thousands of deaths "if the world doesn't respond immediately."
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against North Carolina on Monday, claiming its new law violates federal law by denying transgender people access to bathrooms as per their gender identity, just after NC Gov. Pat McCrory sued the federal government for attempting to coerce the state into dropping the law.
The Obama administration is planning to turn its confrontation with North Carolina's bathroom bill into a larger battle for transgender student rights based on its own interpretation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, according to a report.
Singer Justin Bieber has more than 50 tattoos, but he got yet another one as he stopped by West 4th Tattoo Parlor in NYC. The latest is on his face, and it's a cross, "a representation of his faith in Jesus."
The Rev. Franklin Graham has strongly condemned Mayor Bill de Blasio's call for a boycott of popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A, which is opening a new location in the New York City borough of Queens, just because its Christian owners believe in the biblical definition of marriage.
Chicago Public Schools has announced its students, teachers and staff will be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities. DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society says CPS is taking away children's right to privacy, safety and religious freedom.
Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship spoke on how a marriage can be revived, restored and resurrected, and especially how wives can have their own husbands become new men. Laurie also interviewed his wife, Cathe on the wife's role in marriage and how women are different from men.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday ordered the arrest of hundreds of supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who stormed Iraq's parliament Saturday evening and camped out, demanding reforms in the political quota system that was introduced after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
The U.S. Department of Education published Friday a list of faith-based colleges and universities that were granted a religious exemption from Title IX. LGBT activist groups have been calling on the government to publish the list as part of a shaming campaign called the "Shame List" to pressure Christian colleges to consent to their agenda.
Adultery is devastating, and the offending spouse must first turn away from sin through repentance before God but should the adultery also be confessed to your spouse? Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, gives five reasons to do so.
The ongoing #WeAreN2016 Congress, an international gathering of high level experts and witnesses being held in New York City, is calling on world leaders to stop the persecution of Christians in countries such as Syria, Iraq and Nigeria by Islamist terror groups.
"Late Night" host Stephen Colbert took aim at North Carolina's bathroom law and mentioned American Family Association's online boycott petition against Target, which has been signed by more than 1 million people.
A Tennessee federal judge has ruled that ballots on Amendment 1 to the state's constitution, which was against protecting a "right" to or funding of abortion, must be recounted and that some of the "yes" votes should just be thrown out in the process. Tennessee is appealing the order.
Islamist terrorists on the island of Jolo in southern Philippines have beheaded a Canadian hostage and threw his severed head in a plastic bag to be found by police. More than 20 other foreign hostages are still being held captive.
Just before five Democratic Primary elections in five states, candidate Bernie Sanders' Facebook groups were taken down from the social media network as those pages were flooded with pornographic images in what appears to be a cyber attack, for which his rival Hillary Clinton's supporters were blamed.
The late rockstar Prince, who was known to be a devout Jehovah's Witness, regretted he didn't talk to Michael Jackson more about his faith before he died, recalls Dudley Brooks, photo editor at The Washington Post, who met the mononym pop icon in 2010.
Five months after Pastor Rob Bell's successor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, Michigan, announced he was leaving, the megachurch has affirmed its third lead pastor, AJ Sherrill, from New York City.