Joseph Perkins

Christian Post Contributor

Joel Osteen on CNN; Speaks Out on Hot Button Issues

The senior pastor of America’s largest Christian church said Tuesday that he not only would have no problem voting for a Mormon presidential candidate, like Republican Mitt Romney, he also would not rule out the possibility of some day voting for a Jewish or even Muslim candidate for the nation’s highest office.

Ohio Church Under Attack by Atheist Group

When Christ Cathedral Church in Columbus, Ohio had an atheist billboard removed from its property back in June, it thought it had heard the last from the billboard’s sponsor, the so-called Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Evangelical Pastor Faces Imminent Execution in Iran

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani needs Christians around the world to stand in the gap for him as he faces execution Thursday at the hands of the Iranian government. That was the urgent email message disseminated Wednesday by International Christian Concern, a Washington, D.C., organization that assists the worldwide persecuted Christian church.

Senate Agreement Averts Government Shutdown

“We’ve averted a disaster,” said Senator Ben Campbell, D-Colo. “Until the next one.” He was speaking of the deal the Senate struck Monday night that will keep the federal government open for business beyond Friday, the end of the current fiscal year.

No Housing Recovery Through 2015, New Survey Says

It’s been a bad news week for the nation’s beleaguered housing sector. On Wednesday, a survey of more than 100 economists, real estate experts, investment analysts and marketing strategists was released in which most respondents said the housing market would continue to struggle for the next four years.