The Bloomberg administration has recently been accused of blocking food donations to all government-run facilities that serve New York City's homeless.
In Israel, lawmakers are fighting the fashion industry. They just passed a new law banning male and female models from having a body mass index (BMI) of less than 18.5.
The U.N. officially observed World Down Syndrome Day for the first time on Wednesday – the seventh anniversary of the day designated to promote awareness and understanding, and seek international support for people with Down syndrome.
Atheists and humanists are working hard to gain wider recognition in the United States Military. At Ft. Meade, Army Reserve Captain Ryan Jean recently submitted a lay leader application that would allow him to work with chaplains in helping out atheists and humanists on his base.
Are American churchgoers becoming too fat and unhealthy to practice their faith? One prominent doctor thinks so. Dr. Daniel G. Amen, M.D., co-author of The Daniel Plan at Saddleback Church and author of the new book Use Your Brain to Change Your Age, told The Christian Post that our brains use 25 percent of the calories we consume.
Are there modern day prophets? J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in North Carolina, believes there are, but that they are different from Old Testament prophets.
One of the keys to life-giving community is the ability to cultivate community in a natural sense, says a pastor at Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Wash. Oftentimes churches try to force community through rigid structure in small groups
Two prominent theologians took opposite sides and debated the theological system of Calvinism, which is experiencing a resurgence in church culture, on "The Exchange" webshow this past week.
A feminist theologian is claiming that Jesus may have been a hermaphrodite.
A decorator in England claims to have uncovered the face of Jesus. Sam Dalby, a 37-year-old, self-employed painter and decorator, was in the midst of working on a barn conversion in North Yorkshire when he said he found the surprising image on the wall.
Atheists represent less than 1 percent of the population of the U.S. military, but at the end of this month they will be holding a public festival and rock concert to celebrate "freethought" (atheism, humanism and skepticism) on one of the largest military bases in the U.S.
A Christian author and ministry leader says this Easter season the church should focus on the de-churched, not the un-churched.
There is too much of a "me" focus in evangelical Christianity today, said an editor of The Gospel Project and author of Counterfeit Gospels: Rediscovering the Good News in a World of False Hope (2011).
An atheist group says there is a religious diversity problem in the U.S. military. But a former Navy chaplain disagrees, saying that non-Christian chaplains are already statistically represented or even overrepresented in the military.
A new law against "homosexual propaganda" went into effect this week in St. Petersburg, Russia after being signed by Governor Georgy Poltavchenko on March 7.
A jury in Portland, Ore., awarded a couple $2.9 million dollars on Friday for the "wrongful birth" of their daughter who has Down syndrome.
Many Christians think that they can't serve the Kingdom of God at work, but that's not true, says a North Carolina megachurch pastor.
With Easter now a month away, many churches are preparing for their upcoming services. And to help, the website ChurchMarketingSucks.com is providing tips, branding designs, billboard ideas, card and flyers for churches to market themselves for Easter. But some are not so sure whether churches should go "all out."
Is the church entering a new season of revival? Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church believes so. "It's my belief that we're living in a new movement"
Recent studies claiming children raised by lesbian couples are no different than children raised by a mother and a father are flawed, according to a marriage and family expert at Focus on the Family.
A "perfect storm" is brewing for the approximately 79 million members of the baby boom generation, according to Colorado physician Karen Wyatt.
Never in history has the world's social ills and the campaigns against them been more exposed than now, thanks to the use of social media and celebrity and corporate endorsements, says the founder of International Women's Day.
Thousands of events celebrating women's progress, including one organized by World Vision, will take place today to mark the 101st International Women's Day.
A megachurch pastor from Texas is asking people during the season of Lent to consider how they would behave if they knew this time period before Easter was their last days on earth.
The documentary "IndoctriNation: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America" recently won the Jubilee Award as the Best Documentary at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival.