On the opening day of the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting, SBC president Bryant Wright addressed the convention, saying if there is one message God wants Southern Baptist individuals, churches and the convention itself to hear, it is that they have left their first love, as Jesus describes in Revelation 2.
The eight team field for the 2011 College World Series has been set. As is always the case, each team will bring a story with them to Omaha, hoping to be the last team standing. Here’s a little about each team.
Patrick's life was transformed after learning about the Gospel on a bottle of water during the College World Series. 9th Inning Ministry plans to hand out 50,000 bottled waters beginning later this week at T.D. Ameritrade Park
While many churches from the mainline and liturgical traditions plan to celebrate Pentecost on Sunday, few evangelical congregations will be marking the day. "We're afraid of the edgy displays of Holy Ghost-ism"
The number of baptisms in the Southern Baptist Convention fell in 2010 by 4.98 percent, according to the latest report. Total membership also declined by 0.15 percent from 2009, making it the fourth straight year of decline
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who practices Kabbalah, asked various church leaders what the Bible says about homosexuality in her latest GOOP newsletter.
Season 10 “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery, 17, and runner up Lauren Alaina, 16, sat down recently at the Rolling Stone studio and answered questions about music and faith from fans submitted via Twitter and Facebook.
The Louisiana state House voted unanimously (91-0), without debate, Monday to approve the placement of a Ten Commandments monument on the state capitol grounds in Baton Rouge.
Julian and Adrian Riester, 92-year-old identical twins who both became Franciscan friars, died on June 1 just 15 hours apart. They are being remembered for their service.
Reese Witherspoon raised some eyebrows Sunday night with her comments at the MTV Movie Awards about it being possible to make it in Hollywood without doing a reality show and how making a sex tape used to bring embarrassment.
Brian Johnson, the lead singer for AC/DC, says all religion is bad and a waste of time. "Jesus was a clever man. He wasn’t the son of God."
Three NFL players traveled to El Salvador recently with Compassion International to visit poverty-stricken children, including the children they sponsor through the organization.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Virginia on Wednesday began flying a gay pride flag under the American flag in honor of LGBT pride month. The reserve has received several complaints from employees, some of whom plan to request that the Christian flag go up in September.
A three-month-old baby died Sunday after being left in a car at Real Faith Christian Church in Mississippi in temperatures that reached 90 degrees.
For more than 100 years, Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Rockford, Ill. has been caring for orphaned children. Much of their work came to an end on Wednesday when the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act took effect.
New York Jets defensive lineman Mike DeVito took advantage of his free time during the NFL lockout and preached a sermon at a church in New Jersey.
Six hundred people stood in a long line at Books-A-Million in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. on Monday to pick up a copy of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's new memoir, Through My Eyes.
A Grand Rapids, Mich., pastor has created an eight-minute film in response to the conversation surrounding Rob Bell’s book, Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived.
As news spread Monday about the resignation of Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel, Ohio residents had mixed reactions. One Mansfield resident called him "an honorable, Christian man"
At the age of 69, numbers don’t mean a lot to NASCAR driver Morgan Shepherd, who is still competing in the sport he loves after more than four decades.
American Idol Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery got a taste yesterday of how much winning the competition will change his life when he learned that his first single debuted at No. 1 on iTunes.
The U.S. Supreme court, in a 5-3 vote, upheld an Arizona law Thursday that imposes sanctions – including suspending or revoking a business license – against businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.
A few years ago, the popular Christian recording artists Casting Crowns recorded a song in which they asked what would happen if the family of God turned to Jesus and stopped asking Oprah Winfrey what to do. Ironically, in her final show, Winfrey credited Jesus for her success.
News about Steven Tyler’s relationship and subsequent abortion with a young Julia Holcomb in the mid-1970s has been around for at least as long as the 2003 release of his book. Holcomb, tired of the lies, has come forward recnetly to tell her side of the story.
Taylor Swift may have had to fight label bosses to agree with her decision to give Christian rock group NEEDTOBREATHE an opening spot on her North American “Speak Now” tour that begins this weekend in Omaha, Neb.