Melissa Barnhart

CP Reporter

Greg Laurie: 'Nothing Says America Better Than Dallas;' City to Host Harvest America 2014

Pastor Greg Laurie was in Dallas, Texas, earlier this week to announce the selection of the city to host Harvest America 2014. In his speech to officially launch the crusade, Laurie told local pastors assembled at the American Airlines Center Tuesday, where the crusade will take place on Oct. 5, that since the death of his oldest son, Christopher, in 2008, he's had a renewed fervor for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Robert Jeffress on Pastors in Politics, Critics, and Filling the Shoes of the Late WA Criswell (Part II)

Pastor Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, has released a new book, Perfect Ending: Why Your Eternal Future Matters Today, that cuts through the misconceptions about end times prophecy, God's judgment, heaven, and why Christians should be actively sharing the Gospel with non-believers. The following is an edited transcript of Part II of pastor Jeffress' interview with The Christian Post, in which he answered questions about politics, pastors in politics, and responds to critics who believe he shouldn't be speaking out against the Obama administration's policies on health care and same-sex marriage.

Robert Jeffress on Revelation, President Obama's Role in End Times Prophecy and Motivating Christians to Share the Gospel (Part I)

Pastor Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, has released a new book, Perfect Ending: Why Your Eternal Future Matters Today, that cuts through the misconceptions about end times prophecy and God's judgment, and answers questions about heaven. It also answers why Christians should be actively sharing the Gospel with nonbelievers.

Interview: Pastor Robert Jeffress on Heaven and End Times Prophecy, Including Obama Paving Way for Antichrist?

Pastor Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, has released a new book that answers people's most pressing questions about heaven and what the end times will look like to Christians and those who do not believe in Jesus Christ. In an interview with The Christian Post on Thursday, pastor Jeffress spoke about what has become the most controversial part of his book, "Perfect Ending: Why Your Eternal Future Matters Today," in which he highlights how President Barack Obama's policies are paving the way for a future world dictator, known as the Antichrist.

Satanists Meet $20,000 Goal in Effort to Build Monument for Okla. Capitol That Includes Children Admiring Satan

The New York-based Satanic Temple on Monday submitted its designs for a monument that it aims to have placed at the Oklahoma Capitol next to the Ten Commandments. The sculpture will feature a 7-foot-tall goat-headed creature, Baphomet, as Satan, which will be flanked by two adoring children – one boy and one girl – smiling as they look up to the creature that will be large enough so that tourists can sit in its lap.

CP Year in Review: Top 10 Most Read Abortion and Pro-Life Stories of 2013

Pro-life activists saw 2013 as a breakthrough in the movement to defend the constitutional rights of pre-born babies. Many credit the growing support for the pro-life movement with the rising popularity of 3D and 4D ultrasounds, and the ability to announce the sex of one's unborn baby by the 13th week, as Texas state Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) did on the House floor as part of his support for the state's new abortion regulations that ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, the six month of pregnancy.