Baltimore Ravens Center Matt Birk is speaking out in favor of traditional marriage between one man and one woman in a new commercial meant to encourage Maryland's voters to overturn the state's same-sex marriage law in an upcoming ballot measure.
The City of Venice, Fla., has dropped its case against a family that was accused of having an unauthorized "house of worship" in their home, which the family says is just a weekly prayer gathering and Bible study.
Religious expressions have always been a part of professional sports. Some athletes thank God for big wins, or make a sign of the cross after scoring a touchdown or, more recently, take some time for "Tebowing" before a game. But do Americans respond positively or negatively to these expressions of faith?
A letter written by famed physicist Albert Einstein, which contains in it his views on God and the Bible, is expected to fetch millions of dollars in an online auction later this month.
On Monday, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention began accepting candidate nominations for its new commission president as it prepares for the retirement of long-time president Richard Land next fall.
Counseling expert Ed Welch spoke at the Desiring God 2012 National Conference in Minneapolis, Minn., on Saturday and explained how Christians can better minister to those who deal with various psychiatric issues.
Kevin DeYoung, senior pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Mich., spoke at the Desiring God 2012 National Conference at Minnesota's Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday and told church leaders they should not lead or live "as if there were only one proper motivation for holiness."
As the drummer for Hootie & the Blowfish, a band that has sold over 25 million records, Jim Sonefeld is a music industry icon of the 1990s. He wrote some of the band's most popular songs, including "Hold My Hand" and "Time," but after years of touring and suffering from alcohol addiction, he left the band in order to focus on raising his children. Today, Sonefeld is a contemporary Christian music artist, and he shared his story of faith, family and music with The Christian Post on Friday.
Real estate mogul and "The Apprentice" star Donald Trump addressed thousands of Christian university students during a convocation ceremony on Monday and told them to "get even" with those who try to take advantage of them. Now, Trump's spokesperson is trying to defend that statement, which some believe is in opposition to Christian values.
A pro-family organization in Washington, D.C. is being sued by a gay couple and their wedding photographer, who say the organization used a copyrighted engagement photo of theirs in a political mailer.
A Catholic priest has banned a yoga class from taking place in his in Southampton, England, church hall because of the practice's Hindu roots.
The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights says his organization will protest a photography exhibit at a New York City art gallery on Thursday because of a photograph that will be on display which shows a crucifix submerged in a jar of the artist's urine.
Tim Lucas, lead pastor of Liquid Church in New Jersey, told his congregation on Sunday that, contrary to the popular opinion within some Christian circles, the United States is not a Christian nation, and the majority of the people in his congregation seem to agree with him.
On Thursday, a judge in Hardin County, Texas, placed a temporary restraining order on the Kountze Independent School District after the district banned the school's cheerleaders from making banners with Bible verses on them for the football team to run through before games.
A high school football team in Texas will no longer run through paper banners that reference the Bible as they take the field after the school district's superintendent banned the use of religious messages on the banners. The school had received a complaint from a national atheist organization.
Famed Christian author C.S. Lewis is widely believed to have been either indifferent to or supportive of modern evolutionary theory, but a new book released Tuesday challenges that notion using evidence from little-known personal notes written by Lewis.
Dino Rizzo, lead pastor of Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge, La., told his congregation Sunday morning that he and his wife, DeLynn, were resigning from their positions as pastors of the church.
A New Jersey pastor challenged his congregation to consider "the politics of Jesus" above both Democratic and Republican views on Sunday during a new sermon series in which his congregation will be able to participate in live polling with real-time results during services.
The Coptic Orthodox Church Diocese of Los Angeles is condemning an anti-Muslim film that has enraged the Arab world and may have been created by a man who occasionally attends churches within the diocese.
Terry Jones, a controversial Florida pastor who is known for his anti-Islam demonstrations, was contacted by the Pentagon on Wednesday and was asked to stop supporting "Innocence of Muslims," an anti-Islam film that may have played a role in triggering recent attacks on American embassies in both Egypt and Libya.
The death of Apple founder Steve Jobs in October 2011 had a profound effect on Steven Furtick, lead pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C. At that time, Furtick's church averaged between 8,000 and 10,000 people in attendance, yet the death of Jobs, a great innovator, still caused him to question whether or not he was doing great things for God.
A church-state watchdog group has reported a Roman Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas, to the Internal Revenue Service after the church allegedly ran a notice in its bulletin that encouraged parishioners not to vote for President Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election.
Andy Stanley spoke to pastors and teachers at the NewSpring Leadership Conference (NLC) last Thursday about the "one question" he is asked all the time: How do you preach to unbelievers and Christians at the same time during church services?
Craig Groeschel, senior pastor of LifeChurch.tv, spoke to thousands of church leaders at the NewSpring Leadership Conference (NLC) on Thursday and told them a leader's "constant companion" is pain.
Steven Furtick, lead pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C., promoted the release of his new book, Greater, on Tuesday by hosting a live webcast event that is bringing together some of country's most well-known church leaders and, at the same time, helping children in need.