While Christmas shoppers comb their local malls and stores in search of the right gift for their loved ones, a Methodist megachurch pastor is reminding his congregation and those within hearing distance that it's clear what's on the wish list of the one who has given the world the reason for the season.
The media arm of Campus Crusade for Christ recorded over ten million decisions for Jesus Christ this year, more than doubling their projection for 2009 and more tripling their mark from the year before.
The education and research arm of the nation's oldest and largest civil and human rights coalition is mobilizing faith-based organizations to raise awareness of the upcoming U.S. census among traditionally hard-to-count populations.
Over 3,000 Anglicans are lobbying for the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion to retract a recent statement he made on the election of The Episcopal Church's second openly gay bishop.
The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles has paved the way for an Annapolis, Md., woman to become the second openly gay bishop in The Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion.
The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles will elect two suffragan bishops during is Diocesan Convention this weekend and will be voting from a pool of six candidates that includes two openly gay ministers.
Thirteen embryonic stem cell lines were approved Wednesday for federally-funded research with assurance from the director of the National Institutes for Health that research on them is ethical and does not violate principles on human dignity and sanctity of life.
While Rick Warren made it clear that his role is that of a pastor and not a politician, the Southern California preacher offered a glimpse Sunday of the kind of statesman he might be if God had shaped him to take on the position and what his top domestic and global priorities would be.
The founders of a Christian leadership and lifestyle initiative have had to revamp their efforts after concerns were raised over the Asian theme infused into their latest book and their website.
Former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard informed his supporters this week that the prayer meetings he's been holding at his house are not the gatherings of a new church.
The Pontifical Academy of Science recently hosted a gathering leading scientists from around the world to assess the most recent research on life in the universe and to discuss the possibility of life on other planets.
A member of Ted Haggard's now-defunct restoration team says he and the others wish the former megachurch pastor would have followed their counsel rather than doing what he is now.
A group of prominent Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical Christian leaders will release a historic 4,700-word document Friday that addresses the sanctity of life, traditional marriage and religious liberty.
A delegation of leaders from the World Evangelical Alliance visited one of the fastest growing churches in China Tuesday as it continued its historic weeklong tour through the country.
Former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard will continue to host prayer meetings every Thursday night in his home after drawing around 150 to the first gathering last week.
A delegation of 24 leaders from the World Evangelical Alliance met with leaders of China's official church bodies Monday, building upon the relationships formed during the first visit by the alliance's head, Geoff Tunnicliffe, in 2008.
U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in China late Sunday night for a three-day visit to the communist nation that will be his first since taking office.
Around 110 people showed up for a prayer meeting Thursday evening in the home of former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard.
The representative body of Christians in Malaysia is calling for the immediate release of the more than 15,000 Bibles that were seized by Malaysian authorities this past year, arguing that the confiscation is an infringement of their constitutional rights.
Some of the world's leading humanitarian organizations have issued a joint statement pressing for urgent action amid changing climate conditions, saying that unless such action is taken, it will not be possible to ensure the food security of the growing world population.
Some of the world's top ecumenical church leaders are pushing on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union, the United States and Russia to continue the trend toward nuclear disarmament, stressing that "now" is the time to do so.
State and federal policy makers are being encouraged to help meet the needs of the 1.7 million children in America who have a father or mother behind prison bars by implementing newly recommended policies.
The governing body of the Lutheran World Federation elected its eighth general secretary Monday after delaying the scheduled vote late last week.
Concerned Americans are being encouraged to help raise awareness of the harms of pornography and highlight the need to enforce obscenity and related laws as they observe the 22nd annual White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week.
The governing body of the Lutheran World Federation has delayed the election of a new general secretary and has asked the search committee "to make every effort to bring an additional name of a candidate" for consideration.