Kevin Sorbo, the actor who stars in the newly released "God's Not Dead" film, says he is on Hollywood's blacklist for simply having a conservative view on politics and social issues, which has ultimately cost him acting jobs.
Dare 2 Share Ministries is bringing their touring youth conference to Washington, D.C. this week where thousands of teenagers are expected to converge for messages and breakout sessions based on the life of Daniel.
An Iowa pastor is speaking out for the first time after his church's former youth leader was sentenced to 15 years for sexual abuse Monday.
Craig Gross, pastor of XXXChurch.com, took to his blog over the weekend to review the film "Noah" amid the tension stirred by Christians who say the movie, set to be released March 28, strays away from an accurate biblical portrayal.
More churches should view mental illness as a ministry opportunity even though many Christians believe they are not qualified to help, says Amy Simpson, author of 'Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church's Mission.' As it stands now inside the Church, mental illness gets a much different response than any other illness.
Pastor Perry Noble admits that he used to believe mental illness could only be dealt with through prayer and Scripture until he experienced anxiety and depression firsthand in 2008.
A Pennsylvania pastor supports the legalization of medical marijuana that could benefit one of his church members by significantly reducing the multiple seizures she suffers every day.
Transitioning a monocultural church into a multicultural congregation has its challenges and in order to bring on Hispanics in particular, church leaders should prepare for a process that will entail positive and negative changes, advises a teaching pastor at Fielder Church in Arlington, Texas.
Elvira Arellano, an undocumented Mexican woman who crossed into the United States Tuesday, is asking the government for asylum on humanitarian grounds after she was deported in 2007.
Pastors such as Shane Idleman of the Westside Christian Fellowship Church in Lancaster, Calif., are calling on Christians to take a more holistic approach to mental illness and not dismiss the problem as solely a spiritual one.
Samir Becic, a world renowned fitness trainer and volunteer who leads health classes at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church, has compiled a list of the 10 fittest Christian leaders in the country who balance their spiritual lives along with health and proper nutrition.
A Florida church is now offering drive-thru prayer service for its community as a way to fulfill busy commuter's spiritual needs on the go.
An Ohio-based Christian organization aims to bridge the gap that divides older folks from their much younger colleagues in the workplace with a new program designed to eliminate misconceptions between the two generations while providing career mentorship.
An Indianapolis musician and speaker has extended her outreach ministry into strip clubs throughout the city where she engages in conversation with strippers and shares the message of redemption and love.
A two-day event featuring workshops, exhibits and fun around outdoor activities and extreme sports will be headlined by prominent Christian leaders to offer men a weekend of entertainment and faith focused teachings.
A California pastor says he is concerned about the state of the church and believes that Christianity in America has shifted away from the Gospel and instead of being the light of the world, Christians are beginning to look just like the world.
After having 19 children, Jim Bob Duggar of the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting," admits that he still treats his wife Michelle as a queen and demonstrates his love to her through actions so his sons can take notice.
Mental Health and the Church: Just 'Pray More' Not the Answer, Says Christian College Student With Clinical Depression
Prayer and scripture are powerful tools of encouragement for struggling individuals, but the church tends to present them as the sole cure for mental disorders, says a writer for Azusa Pacific University's student publication.
Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Atlanta held its final service Sunday with a commemorative march to make way for a new multibillion stadium set to be built in the city's downtown area.
Critical self-introspection is necessary in order to be an effective leader, Bishop T.D. Jakes said during the 2014 International Pastors and Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla.. The megachurch pastor added that an individual's effectiveness can only be measured by how much they multiply their gifts and talents.
Wycliffe Returns To South Sudan To Support Bible Translation Efforts Despite Region's Violent Turmoil
Wycliffe Associates, an organization that focuses on accelerating Bible translation around the world, plans to send volunteers to South Sudan to influence unreached people, many of whom are without the scriptures in their own language. Its been five years, since the end of the region's civil war that interrupted Wycliffe's efforts, that the translation of the Gospel that began in the 1980s restarts.
Rave Ministries, an organization focused on teenage girls, will launch AprilRAVES next month, a 30-day challenge to commit to giving hand-written notes of encouragement to others.
Biola University hopes to inspire students to reflect and meditate on the life of Jesus Christ through The Lent Project, a daily devotional designed to create an artistic and religious experience during the Easter season.
Multisite Church Movement Grows to 8,000 Sites; Study Shows Success Comes with Reaching More New Believers
Emerging trends for the multisite church movement, which now includes at least 8,000 sites throughout the U.S., include the findings that churches with multiple locations grow faster, have more lay-person participation, and reach more new believers than single-site churches, according to a study by the Leadership Network.
Dream Center Pastor Enters LA Marathon to Benefit Sex Trafficking Victims After Overcoming Health Scare
After being told by his doctor two years ago that he would not be able to run again, Pastor Matthew Barnett of the Los Angeles Dream Center will run a full marathon Sunday to raise support and awareness for women exploited through human trafficking.