TobyMac, a popular Christian hip-hop recording artist who has been performing solo since 2000, chatted with The Christian Post recently about his original music, faith, the unavoidable moments of stumbling, and his recent Christmas album.
Christianity in Afghanistan and Iraq could be eradicated in our lifetime, partially as a result of the U.S. troop withdrawal, says Leonard Leo, Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), a bi-partisan governmental agency fighting for religious freedom of peoples across the globe. He adds that Egyptian Christians are possibly facing a similar fate.
The newly-minted president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, the Rev. Mark Harris, is one of the local church leaders supporting the “Marriage Amendment” that is to explicitly ban gay marriage in the state constitution if passed on May 8.
A collection of 100 documents preserved in the Vatican Secret Archives and never shown to the public will be revealed in a 2012 exhibition titled “Lux In Arcana.”
One of the two locations of Without Walls International Church in North Lakeland, Fla. has been standing abandoned since August, causing rumors about whether the ministry will be able to rise up from its financial strains.
The Lao Movement for Human Rights (LMHR), the United States based Center for Public Policy Analysis (CPPA), and a coalition of Laotian and Hmong non-governmental organizations have jointly issued an international appeal to raise awareness about ongoing persecution in Laos directed against Christians living in that Communist state.
More violence is expected in Nigeria, where an Islamist terror group killed 39 on Christmas Day, pushing many citizens to flee the targeted cities Monday, reports say.
A lawyer in Scotland called for abolition of the religious court oath quoting an increasing number of atheists in the country, in a piece written for The Scottish Herald.
Dozens of observers from the Arab League were expected to arrive Monday in Syria amid reports of violence which has been tearing the country apart despite international criticism of the regime's crackdown on protesters.
The Rev. Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, and son of renowned evangelist Billy Graham, has spoken about the meaning of Christmas as well as the American economy and what politics can do to boost it, from a Christian perspective, in an interview Sunday.
Several U.S. religious leaders as well as the White House have condemned the deadly bombings in 5 Nigerian churches over Christmas, joining international leaders and the Vatican.
A case involving two Texas school principals allegedly impinging on students' constitutional right to freedom of religious expression - known as Morgan v. Swanson or the "candy cane" case - which started with one school banning distribution of candy cane pens, was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday after eight years in litigation.
Americans who are members of religious groups are engaged with core technology at levels similar to or higher than the overall population, a new Pew survey found.
Christian leaders from around the world are asking for prayers and government protection of Christian minority communities, following threats of attacks during the Christmas season this year.
Pentagon announced Thursday that it has concluded the investigation of a deadly NATO airstrike on its border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers on Nov. 26 and led to strained relations with the United States.
The lawsuit filed by Zachery Tims' mother to keep secret the cause and manner of the New Destiny Christian Center (NDCC) church founder's death was rejected by the Manhattan Supreme Court Monday, and his family has 30 days to appeal the decision, New York City authorities told The Christian Post.
Pakistan will deploy extra police forces and snipers to protect churches in the eastern city of Lahore this Christmas to prevent possible attacks on the persecuted Christian minorities in the region, authorities said Wednesday.
A group of Christian and Jewish leaders gathered in front of the Iraqi Mission to the United Nations in New York City Wednesday to appeal to Iraqi authorities about the escalating violence against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq.
The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, founder of the historic Crystal Cathedral Ministries in Garden Grove, Calif., has spoken out about the sale of the church to a Roman Catholic diocese, reassuring concerned observers that the church's beliefs are not going to suddenly change.
The Christians of Iraq, along with other religious minorities, live in constant fear and face potential genocide, claims Gwendolen Cates, a Christian and documentarian who spent much of the last three years on the ground in Iraq.
Pat Robertson, host of "The 700 Club," has spoken out on behalf of Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow, slamming NBC's "Saturday Night Live" for mocking the Christian athlete's show of faith on the football field.
Social unrest in Pakistan took a new shape Thursday, as over 3,000 Christians staged an angry protest in which they burned tires on the street and chanted anti-government slogans in Lahore, as a sign of discontent with a line of shoes featuring the symbol of the cross.
Forty-two Ethiopian Christians were arrested in Saudi Arabia Thursday after security forces raided an evening prayer meeting at a house church, according to Christian watchdog organization the International Christian Concern (ICC).
A bill introduced in the New York State Assembly, if passed, would suspend the statute of limitations on child sex abuse crimes, giving those who have not brought charges in time a second chance. The bill has reportedly been blocked three times by the Roman Catholic Church.
A proposed bill in Pennsylvania is causing a controversy, as the largest Muslim organization in the U.S. claims it is discriminatory toward religious expression and aims specifically to forbid the introduction of Shariah, or Islamic, law in the U.S.