Nikolas Toocheck is a boy on a mission. The 9-year-old, who hails from West Chester, Penn., has made the altruistic commitment to run a marathon on each of the seven continents on behalf of his "Running the World for Children" campaign, which raises money for Operation Warm, a nonprofit organization which provides new winter coats for underprivileged children throughout the U.S.
Kirk Cameron, actor and evangelical leader, delivered a presentation earlier this week to film students at Liberty University, a small, private college located in Lynchburg, Va.
The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE), which seeks to promote Christianity internationally, recently announced that it will be dropping its primary investigator, Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE), which was weeks away from releasing a years-long investigative report regarding sexual abuse allegations by former missionary Donn Ketcham in Bangladesh in the 1980s.
Marco Rubio, the Republican junior U.S. Senator from Florida, recently spoke on what he believes to be the breakdown of the American family and its direct consequence on the country's economy.
At the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, comedic actor Will Ferrell dressed in a red security guard outfit and pretended to escort former Lakers player Shaquille O'Neal, who was watching the Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns game courtside, out of the arena.
Greg Boyd, a Christian theologian and author, is reportedly in the process of deciding how his Minnesota-based megachurch, Woodland Hills Church, will be affiliated with Anabaptism, a decision which has been in the works since May 2012.
Actor and evangelical leader Kirk Cameron recently attended an event in West Point, Ga., during which he received a $5,000 donation from Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia for his Camp Firefly, a free summer camp for terminally ill children and their families which takes place annually at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.
Liberty University, a private, Christian university located in Lynchburg, Va., will be holding its bi-annual Global Focus Week, Feb. 11 – Feb. 15, focused on exposing students to different international cultures and getting them interested in mission work.
The Christian community is currently mourning the death of Richard Twiss, CEO and founder of Wiconi International, a nonprofit organization which seeks to unify the country's evangelical community with the Native American community.
The president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod recently issued an apology after reprimanding a pastor for participating in a December interfaith prayer vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The Faith & Freedom Coalition, a Georgia-based Christian nonprofit organization founded by political activist Ralph Reed, has recently issued a petition urging the federal government to stop funding the Washington National Cathedral, which in January 2013 announced it would begin performing same-sex marriages.
In what some are called a wondrous harmony of technology and religion, New Jersey firefighters were promoted in their ranks late last week with the help of the Apple iPad's Bible application.
A stampede in India on Sunday resulted in the death of 36 victims, predominately older women, as millions rushed to take part in the world's largest religious festival at a temporary city in Allahabad, northern India.Tags Worship
Reality television star Kim Kardashian and her rapper boyfriend Kanye West visited Rio De Janero, Brazil, this past weekend, and posted photos of them posing with the famous Christ the Redeemer statue, located at the peak of Corcovado Mountain in the country's capital.Tags Television
An Evangelical denomination in Ethiopia has recently announced that it is severing ties with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and it sister church, the Church of Sweden, because of its position regarding homosexuality in the church.