Currently ranked among the top ten most conservative states in the U.S., and the most conservative state in 2013 according to Gallup, Alabama is now seeking to raise revenue from the consumption of pornographic material and adult entertainment to fund essential services through a 40 percent state excise tax.
After sitting in jail for six days for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of her Christian faith, Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis returned to work Monday with a 'remedy' to avoid violating her conscience and disobeying God - until further notice, any marriage license issued by her office will not have her name or authorization.
Marine turned Army chaplain the Rev. David W. Peters, who won Trinity Wall Street's 2015 R
econciliation Preaching Prize, urged New Yorkers on the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday to learn how to reconcile and put the lesson into practice.
At 8:46 a.m. on Friday, the exact time when the first plane crashed into 1 World Trade Center North Tower on September 11, 2001, the Rev. William Lupfer, rector of Trinity Wall Street church, rang the Bell of Hope in the churchyard of the historic St. Paul's Chapel. The chapel forms part of the Episcopal Parish of Trinity Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Kay Warren, best-selling author and Bible teacher who co-founded Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, with her husband, Rick, said this week that there is nothing in the Bible supporting the notion that Christians who take their own life will be condemned to Hell. And she wants the family and friends of suicide victims to know that.
Heather Cook, the first female to be elected bishop of The Episcopal Church of Maryland, pleaded guilty Tuesday to automobile manslaughter and three other criminal charges for her role in the drunken-driving death of 41-year-old Thomas Palermo, a married father of two and biking enthusiast last December.
Members of the rock band Survivor, Frankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik, who co-wrote the famous "Eye of the Tiger" fight song for the 1982 movie "Rocky III," lashed out Tuesday at organizers of a rally supporting Christian Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk Kim Davis, for playing the song as she walked free from jail Tuesday to address her supporters.
A just under 2-minute video created by viral media outlet BuzzFeed featuring a group of gay, feminist and liberal Christian millennials explaining why they don't fit the stereotypical view of Christians is now getting flak from conservatives online who argue that it does nothing to promote Christ.
The Satanic Temple on Tuesday formally petitioned the state of Arkansas to place the group's controversial Baphomet statue next to the privately funded Ten Commandments monument being planned for the Capitol grounds in Little Rock, and has threatened legal action if their petition is rejected.
Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis who was jailed for six days after she was held in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, citing her Christian faith, glorified God shortly after her release on Tuesday.
Nagmeh Abedini, wife of American Pastor Saeed Abedini who has been imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith since 2012, has made an impassioned plea to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, when he travels to New York City later this month, in hopes to personally lobby the president for her husband's freedom.
Responding to public criticism concerning his hiring of Billy Graham's grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, senior pastor of Willow Creek Church in Winter Springs, Florida, Kevin Labby, said Wednesday that no church rules were broken in hiring Tchividjian who was deposed by the Presbyterian Church last month.
A Georgia school district has launched an investigation into the mass baptism of a football coach and some of his players on the grounds of Villa Rica High School last month after a protest campaign was launched by the Freedom From Religion Foundation when video from the event was made public.
A longtime pilot and Seventh-day Adventist evangelist, William Carlson Pergerson II, 48, of Berrien Springs, Michigan, died a fiery death on his way home last Thursday when his kit-built Long-EZ plane that he was flying exploded in a ball of fire. Pergerson, a married father of two, was flying alone.
Less than two weeks after he filed for divorce from his wife, Kim, about three weeks since he was deposed by the Presbyterian Church, and about two months since he resigned from Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida due to an extramarital affair, Billy Graham's grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, has landed a new job with Willow Creek Church in Winter Springs, Florida.
When North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina, surprisingly announced their beloved President Jimmy Epting would retire from his position earlier this year, they cited health concerns as the motive behind the decision.
Anti-abortion outfit The Center for Medical Progress released a ninth video Tuesday on the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal focusing on the organization's relationship with Advanced Bioscience Resources, a company that has reportedly harvested and sold fetal body parts at Planned Parenthood clinics longer than any other entity.
R.C. Sproul Jr., son of Robert Charles Sproul, a noted Reformed theologian and founder of the international Christian organization, Ligonier Ministries, revealed Monday that he visited the controversial spouse-cheating Ashley Madison website in a "moment of weakness" last year and has been suspended by the board of Ligonier Ministries for it.
Billionaire 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump who is currently the frontrunner to get the party's nomination according to several polls, told voters at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies' 2015 conference in Nashville, Tennessee Saturday that he is winning because "Americans are tired of being the patsy."
A week of celebration turned to shock and despair for a North Carolina church Saturday when their beloved pastor, who they had toasted earlier in the week and was getting ready to celebrate his birthday, wedding anniversary and the founding of his church, accidentally shot himself in the chest as he cleaned his gun at home.
The historic Marble Collegiate Church on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York where leading 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he is a member, said Friday that the billionaire real estate mogul is not an active member.
Retired neurosurgeon and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson ripped into the notion that there is a "war on women" in America when he declared in a rousing address at a campaign event in Little Rock, Arkansas Thursday that there is no "war on women" but there may be one on "what's inside of women."