In a rocky job market, there is one field that has thousands of openings waiting to be filled.
The North American Mission Board commissioned nearly a hundred student summer missionaries this week to serve in fields across the United States, Canada and in Puerto Rico.
President Obama has declared June "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month," becoming the first U.S. president to include bisexual and transgender in the proclamation's title.
The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., is hosting a special two-month tribute to the late Ruth Graham that will display items from her personal life the public has never seen.
Conservative pro-family group Focus on the Family gave unexpected praise to the Obama administration this week for their concern on adoption. An FOTF staff member praised the Obama administration for "really listening."
Tens of thousands of Christians filled several blocks in Manhattan Sunday during a protest against the legalization of gay marriage in New York.
Though many of Christians would like to grow and develop on their path of faith, most are unsure what a "healthy, spiritually mature follower of Jesus" looks like, let alone how to become one.
Time magazine has named evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren as one of this year's World's Most Influential People. Warren's name was listed under the heading of "Heroes & Icons" along with international celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Tiger Woods, and George Clooney.
In less than a week, a Christian satellite television will launch the first of 26 documentaries spotlighting the plight of women in the Middle East as part of a new campaign to improve the status of women in the patriarchal Arab society.
An international media and healthcare ministry is sponsoring a contest to find some of the best project ideas on how to be the "voice" and "hands" of Jesus.
A leading Christian researcher contends that the seven "faith tribes" in America are the key to restoring stability and strength to a nation struggling with a formidable economic crisis in addition to a myriad of other social ills.
As many as 160,000 people heard the Gospel message last week in Honduras as American evangelist Mike Silva and his team coupled messages of hope and salvation with visible acts of kindness.
More than 1,500 churches across the United States will participate in Compassion Sunday, an annual event that helps find sponsors for the world's poorest children.
Several Hispanic organizations, including some Christian groups, spoke out this week about whether illegal immigrants should participate in the 2010 U.S. census.
In an unusual move, Iran's judiciary spokesman said Tuesday that the case of U.S. journalist Roxana Saberi may be appealed, an implicit indication that her sentence will be reduced.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will vote on a controversial legislation next week that seeks to add homosexual and transgender people to the list of classes federally protected from hate crimes.
An evangelical Chinese billionaire and his two billionaire brothers are behind a massive project of building the world's first biblically proportioned Noah's ark.
The family members of two young Iranian women who recently converted to Christianity have been given a series of conflicting excuses by authorities who continue to detain them in the notorious Elvin prison without charge.
Nearly six out of ten Christians either strongly agreed or somewhat agreed with the statement that Satan "is not a living being but is a symbol of evil," the latest Barna survey found.
The head of the White House's faith-based office will join a diverse and bi-partisan group of pastors and community leaders for a symposium this month that complements a large-scale anti-poverty campaign.
Partners of a global Christian broadcasting ministry will air special Easter programs on secular radio stations that reach millions of people - many of whom are not Christians.
Nearly two out of three Americans plan to attend an Easter church service this year, according to a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll.
With record-high suicide rates among U.S. soldiers, the Army's Chief of Chaplains has declared Wednesday, April 8, a day of prayer and fasting for the military.
Countries with more religious citizens are perceived by people living there to be more intolerant of racial minorities, found a new Gallup Poll report.
A 61-year-old mission group that assists in Bible translation installed their eighth president Saturday morning and later dedicated a special aircraft.