By 25-years-old, Steve Upshur was a heroin-addicted alcoholic. He tried many other drugs, leading to homelessness before God radically changed his life.
The bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) shared on Thursday that Pope Francis, the new Roman Catholic Church head, has ties to the Lutheran Church.
Study: Facebook 'Like' of Thunderstorms, The Colbert Report, Curly Fries Linked to High Intelligence
A new study reveals religious and political views, sexual orientation, personality traits, intelligence, age, and even gender can be predicted from users' choice of what to hit "like" on Facebook.
Christians in the eastern region of India were tortured and beaten for hours in their village by local police officers last month, Barnabas Fund reported Tuesday.
Pastor John Piper launched a new, free devotional eBook, titled Love to the Uttermost: Devotional Readings for Holy Week, today. The devotional focuses on the self-giving love of Jesus Christ leading up to his death, burial and resurrection.
Mississippi Legislation allowing student-led prayer and other religious liberties in public schools has passed with a majority vote in both the Senate and the House of Representatives in Mississippi.
After spending nearly $10,000 on a couch shaped headstone, an Indiana widow is suing a Catholic church for not installing it. The completed headstone featured images of her deceased husband's favorite things including a colored NASCAR logo, which the church would not allow according to reports.
An atheist police officer in Puerto Rico filed a lawsuit on Friday for discrimination after allegedly being fired due to his refusal to participate in Christian prayer while on duty.
Atheist and magician Penn Jillette defended the pope's position and Catholicism in a fiery exchange with CNN's Piers Morgan, who is Catholic, in a recent interview.
An atheist "church" in London has modeled itself after the Christian church and plans to add more locations worldwide soon. Since its launch, The Sunday Assembly has heard from over 200 people who want to start their own location.
Religious college students reported less alcohol consumption than non-religious students, which is partly influenced by how they see their parents handle stress, according to a new study by a Michigan State University professor.
One of the guest authors of DC Comics' upcoming Adventures of Superman series, Orson Scott Card, will not be included in the anthology series to be release this year because of his support for traditional marriage.
Pastors in Florida and Detroit are refusing to let the black community tear itself apart with crime and violence, and are directly intervening with anti-violence programs and doing outreaches on dangerous streets known for high black-on-black crime rates.
Yale University is considering health insurance coverage that would fund sex change surgeries for its students. Yale Health already currently provides limited coverage for "sex reassignment" surgery to eligible faculty as well as managerial and professional staff members.
In the U.S. it is illegal in only four states – Arizona, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma – to have an abortion solely based on the fetus' gender, but now at least nine states look to join them with their own bans.
Black leather, tattoos and jeans are the proper Sunday worship attire at a Virginia biker church that meets in a former troubled bar. Opening its doors to 55 worshippers, Sunday marked the first service in the building formerly used for late-night drinking and clubbing.
Author and educator Sean McDowell asked Liberty University students last week if they had ever been hurt by someone they really cared about, before urging them to forgive both themselves and others to achieve freedom and the ability to love people as Jesus did.
An East Texas school district board of trustees held a public meeting Tuesday to hear comments from parents, students and alumni about the ban on a local school's cheerleaders from making and running through with banners containing Bible verses for the football team.
Pastor and author John Piper says the antichrist is here and not yet here in a blog post on the Desiring God ministry website on Wednesday.
The inspiring, heartwarming, and challenging film about a Korean pastor who takes in and raises unwanted babies dropped in a box at his house in Seoul, South Korea, won the top prize – the "Best of Festival" Jubilee Award and the $101,000 cash prize that comes with it – at the 8th annual San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival earlier this month.
A secularist group has claimed victory in its lawsuit against a Michigan country club for canceling an event that would have featured atheist advocate Richard Dawkins as the speaker.
A Christian church and a Jewish hospital in Israel have united to help provide medical care to severely ill, undiagnosed babies and children from war-torn Gaza and the West Bank.
Theologian Robert Smith Jr. urged students at Liberty University last week to be in the world but not of the world, charging them with following a calling, not a job.
A Texas bill has been proposed that would allow doctors the right to impose Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders on patients, in some cases, regardless of the expressed wishes of the patient or his/her surrogates, thus possibly resulting in involuntary death.
The Arkansas public school district may be able to teach Bible elective courses if the new bill passes Arkansas State Education Committee approval. Arkansas State Representative Danny Altus has proposed a new bill that would allow the teaching of elective courses for academic study purposes.