Former fashion model Nicole Weider is leading a Change.org campaign demanding that Cosmopolitan Magazine be sold in a non-transparent wrapper to adults, in order to prevent children from buying and reading “filthy” material.
A new feature length documentary is in the works that tells the story of Christian Rock through those who shaped the genre.
A new program called Scientists in Congregations, created by an Evangelical Lutheran pastor, is in full swing this year to help other pastors start conversations about science and religion.
Author and nutrition expert Kristen Feola is launching a three-week fast this Sunday. Hundreds will be joining her in giving up meat, dairy and sugar, among other foods.
Theology is coming back into fashion in youth ministry, says the head of Dare 2 Share Ministries. “We tend to underestimate the brain power of teens,” Greg Stier told The Christian Post.
Dr. Alex McFarland, apologetics author and religion and culture expert, is launching a new initiative called Project 2026 to restore Christian principles to America.
Political turmoil in Nepal isn’t stopping Bibles for the World from launching their new Bibles for Nepal project this year. As the tiny country transitions to a democracy, Christianity is the fastest growing religion in a country that is 75 percent Hindu.
DefendChristians.Org released a list of its top 10 anti-Christian acts in the U.S. for 2011 and the majority relate to gay rights, abortion and religious liberty. Voters listed the Calif. bill forcing public school curriculum and textbooks to "celebrate" homosexuals, transgenders, and bisexuals as the number one anti-Christian act of 2011.
With changing social trends and approaches to tying the knot, the church’s message on marriage is going to have to be repackaged for 2012.
Being pro-life in Hollywood can often be the kiss of death for actors. But a new list of five pro-life male celebrities was recently compiled by LifeNews.com.
Glenn Stanton says one of the most significant social and cultural trends for 2012 could be one that no one is watching. Scientists call it Artificial Reproductive Technology. Stanton has another name for it: disembodied procreation.
January marks National Sanctity of Life Month and Family Research Council has launched a new campaign called “I’m Pro-Life because…” to raise awareness for it.
Christian high school students were challenged this week by The Friends of Israel to consider giving their lives to vocational ministry – a big push in church culture these days.
Q, an organization aimed at encouraging Christians to renew and restore cultures, released what it views as the Top Ten Culture Shaping Moments of 2011.
Atheists’ giving to charity is on the rise this year. A group of atheists from the site Reddit.com raised more than $207,000 for the organization Doctors Without Borders during the month of December.
A new Vacation Bible School curriculum is getting real with kids. Instead of lighthearted subject matter, The Voice of the Martyrs, a nonprofit that works with the persecuted church worldwide, recently developed a VBS curriculum that focuses on teaching children about persecution.
A drive-thru prayer service has popped up near Atlanta. But volunteers at Snellville United Methodist Church say it’s not just for convenience, it’s for the connection as well.
Eight million people live in New York City. If 1 million of them gave a dollar this holiday season, they could change the plight of the homeless in their city forever.
A small but growing movement of Christians is rethinking how to do Christmas. By redirecting their giving, they are discovering the profound simplicity of the Christmas message amid the consumerism of the season.
“What if the birth was just the beginning?” is the theme of Willow Creek Community Church’s Christmas message this year. And to show that to the estimated 80,000 people attending their 12 services at the South Barrington location, they are adding a short film, scored to a 22-piece live orchestra, into the mix.
Colorado Christian University became the first interdenominational Christian college to challenge in federal court the Obamacare mandate of abortifacients – drugs that induce abortions.
In inner city Atlanta, parents on a tight budget have the opportunity to find toys and gifts for their children without feeling like a charity case this Christmas.
Florida’s attorney general submitted on Tuesday a revised ballot summary for a proposed constitutional amendment that would remove language from the Florida constitution banning public dollars for religious groups.
The Los Angeles Dream Center, located just two miles from Hollywood, launched a “Home for the Holidays” program this year to provide housing for homeless mothers and their children by Christmas Eve.
The Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life published a demographic report this week on the size and distribution of the world's Christian population and revealed that Pentecostals and charismatics make up more than a quarter of all Christians.