The recent shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School will leave emotional scars on the hearts of adults and children alike, but Hope for the Heart founder and biblical counselor June Hunt says it's important to remember that God is good, even in times of tragedy.
Deborah Waterbury has been counseling women for over eight years, and has personally experienced the potentially devastating effects of pursuing intimacy with her spouse over her relationship with Jesus Christ. In her new book, Painted Window, the full-time women's minister shares a fictional tale which highlights the need for both men and women to pursue Christ and accept the fullness of his love.
A blend of consumerism and charity often takes over the spirit of America during the Christmas holiday season, and for conscientious consumers there are a number of opportunities to find great gifts and at the same time provide help for someone in need.
A panel discussion on NBC's Today Show about hiring others to do Christmas chores became sidetracked on Tuesday after one of the panelists blamed the stress that comes around the holiday season on religion.
A new movie, which focuses on The Beatles singer-songwriter John Lennon and was produced by evangelist Ray Comfort, has been hailed by some as inspiring, though at least one review of the film says Comfort has used the murder of the musician "to push Christian propaganda."
Ocean explorer Robert Ballard, who is responsible for the discovery of the Titanic shipwreck, says he may have discovered evidence of the Great Flood described in the Book of Genesis.
After dominating his opponent during the UFC on Fox 5 main event on Saturday, Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Benson "Smooth" Henderson told the crowd there are more important things in life than fighting.
When Christian hip hop artist William Lee Barefield III, better known as "Trip Lee," began composing lyrics as a 12-year-old boy, he dreamed of becoming a celebrity. When he gave his life to Jesus Christ as a 14-year-old, however, his worldview began changing, and he eventually decided to use his talents to glorify God instead of himself. In his recently released debut book, The Good Life, Lee shares how living "the good life" isn't dependent on money, sex, or fame, but rather on a right relationship with our Creator.
Ron Luce, founder of Teen Mania Ministries, says the feeling he had during the final four miles of a half marathon he ran a few years ago "was the most excruciating pain of my life." So why is he planning to run twice as far during this weekend's MetroPCS Dallas Marathon?
A church in Little Rock, Ark., canceled one performance of "Merry Christmas Charlie Brown" after an atheist organization complained and said students should not be exposed to a show with Christian themes as part of a school field trip.
A federal judge has granted a temporary injunction against a California law that bans mental health professionals from using reparative therapy as a means of helping gay minors reduce or eliminate their same-sex attraction.
After leading his team to victory over the defending Super Bowl champions in his first ever Monday Night Football appearance, Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III jokingly suggested one fortunate fumble-turned-touchdown may have been the result of some divine intervention.
A federal investigation has begun in an Alabama school district after a Junior ROTC instructor allegedly expressed his belief that the Bible does not support the homosexual lifestyle during class.
The family of Angus T. Jones, the "Two and A Half Men" star whose video testimony recently went viral after he called the show "filth," is concerned that he may have joined a cult that is taking advantage of him.
Some wireless carriers are offering churches thousands of dollars per month to allow them to put in a new cell tower or antenna on church property, though there are both benefits and risks for churches that allow them to do so.
Four out of five quintuplets born to a missionary couple are now home with their parents after overcoming medical issues stemming from their premature births. In 2005 they began serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators as missionaries to Papau New Guinea, where Gavin works as a helicopter pilot and mechanic, and Carrie is a public health worker.
An emergency motion was filed against the City of Duluth, Minn., earlier this week after the city continued to deny Christians the right to share their faith at a holiday lighting event that is held annually in a public park.
As families across the nation prepare their Thanksgiving Day dinners, victims of Hurricane Sandy can be thankful for the more than 1.2 million meals that have been served to them by Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) volunteers since the storm hit.
The theater adaptation of a classic Christmas cartoon is at the center of a controversy in Little Rock, Ark., where an atheist group has complained about an elementary school's plans to take its students to see the production of "Merry Christmas Charlie Brown" at a local church.
Best-selling Christian authors Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo say discussions about Christian doctrine are important, but believers today have gotten away from living out the simple, practical life-teachings of Jesus Christ.
The top three senior division students in Saturday's National Bible Bee finals took turns quoting passages of Scripture from memory for over an hour without making a single error, causing the contest – and the winner of the $100,000 grand prize – to be determined by a tiebreaker.
A U.K. judge has ruled in favor of a Christian man who was demoted from his job as a housing trust manager after he expressed views against gay marriage on his private Facebook page.
Hundreds of young Bible scholars are now gathered in Tennessee to compete in the 2012 National Bible Bee, an annual event where $260,000 in prize money is up for grabs.
The father of Brazilian surfer Derek Rabelo prayed that his son would become a professional in the sport, but when Rabelo was born blind it seemed that dream would never be realized. A new documentary by Walking On Water Films shows how, as a teenager, the blind boy's faith and determination helped him accomplish his goal of surfing one of the world's most challenging and dangerous waves: the Banzai Pipeline.
This past Sunday churches across the United States honored those who have served in the armed forces in observance of Veterans Day, but some ministries never take a break and provide year-round support for our nation's military heroes.