Katherine T. Phan
Prominent evangelical leaders in the U.S. joined famous Korean pastors at the Korean World Mission Conference, the largest gathering of Korean missionaries worldwide, in Chicago this week to celebrate a critical milestone in the world's fastest missionary movement. The number of Korean missionaries in 169 countries has exceeded 20,000 — more than doubling in 10 years.6 comments
Olympic gold-medal gymnast and "Dancing With the Stars" champion Shawn Johnson talks about growing in her faith and learning to trust in God in her memoir, "Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far About Love, Faith and Living Your Dreams." She spoke to The Christian Post about the book.
The City of Phoenix on July 12 released a fact sheet and timeline regarding the case of Michael Salman, the Arizona pastor who is in jail after he held Bible studies in his home.
The lawyer of Michael Salman, the Arizona pastor who is in jail after holding Bible studies at his home, appeared Wednesday on the show FOX & Friends to argue why his client is a victim of religious discrimination. Salman's wife Suzanne also made an appearance on the show to express her disbelief at the entire situation.106 comments
Michael Salman, the pastor from Phoenix who was fined and sentenced to jail for holding Bible studies in his home, started his 60-day jail sentence at 10 a.m. today.
A state appeals court rejected a lawsuit challenging New York's gay marriage law Friday, ruling that Republican state senators did not violate the state's open meeting law when they held closed-door meetings with gay marriage supporters, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who is on death row over apostasy charges, marks 1,000 days in prison today and is set to stand trial again on Sept. 8 for alleged crimes against national security. The American Center for Law and Justice is urging the 2.5 million users on Twitter who have been campaigning for his release to commemorate Pastor Youcef's 1000th day by tweeting and praying.
Ed Stetzer, editor of The Gospel Project, thinks Christians are "knowledge addicts" but have an "application deficit" in living on mission. He talks about how the new Bible study curriculum from LifeWay helps Christians to connect deep theological concepts in the Bible with mission-driven application.
In a one-on-one interview, internationally renowned evangelist Luis Palau speaks about his new book for dry Christians, Out of the Desert: Into the Life God Fully Intended, the greatest misunderstanding among believers about the Christian life, and how he guards himself from self-destruction.
The recent decision by delegates to the Southern Baptist Convention to affirm the use of the "sinner's prayer" – known as a prayer of repentance and "inviting Jesus into your heart" – has undermined Calvinism in the denomination and placed a renewed emphasis on traditional Baptist soteriology: if you repent, call on the Lord and believe in Christ for mercy, you are saved.
Messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, went on record Wednesday to oppose any attempt by gay rights activists to frame same-sex marriage as a civil rights issue.
Messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, approved Wednesday the use of "Great Commission Baptists" as an alternative name by a vote of 53 percent to 46 percent.11 comments
Dr. Richard Land, one of the most prominent leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, addressed the reprimands over his Trayvon Martin comments in public for the first time at the denomination's annual meeting Tuesday. He also reiterated his commitment to racial reconciliation and acknowledged the work of Pastor Fred Luter, Jr., who became the first African-American president of the SBC yesterday.
James MacDonald, pastor of the six-campus Harvest Bible Chapel and a prostate cancer survivor, told participants at the 2012 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference on Monday that they need to have "active faith" if they want to experience the miracles that God wants to do for them.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor of the 30,000-member Dallas-based church, The Potter's House, and the New York Times best-selling author of Let It Go, speaks one-on-one to The Christian Post about his 35th Anniversary of ministry.