Abortion clinics in Texas will have to comply with a new state law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital within 30 miles should a patient need emergency care. The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Thursday overruled Federal Judge Lee Yeakel's decision in which he ruled that part of the state's abortion law is unconstitutional. For now, the law stands until it's argued before the Fifth Circuit in the coming months.
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Robert Gates has been nominated to become the next president of the Boy Scouts of America, pending his approval by voting members of the National Council. If elected, Gates would assume his new role in May 2014.
Because of a complicated ruling by a federal judge in a case likely headed for the Supreme Court, the Texas ban on abortions after 20 weeks went into effect today without one of the limits on abortionists planned by the Texas legislature.
Jefferson Bethke, author of the book, Jesus>Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More and Being Good Enough, that's ranked at No. 3 on The New York Times best-sellers list, shared his message with MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski on Friday.
Miss Kay, the matriarch of the Robertson family whose cooking is a staple on A&E's mega-hit reality television show "Duck Dynasty," spoke to The Christian Post about fame, faith and her new cookbook, "Miss Kay's Duck Commander Kitchen: Faith, Family, and Food--Bringing Our Home to Your Table" that will be released on Nov. 5.
Pastor Steven Furtick, founder of the 14,000-member Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C., is under heavy scrutiny from critics who contend that his newly built $1.7 million, 16,000 square-foot home is "unseemly" and does not reflect the lifestyle of a servant pastor.
The Robertson family of "Duck Dynasty" fame has released a new book, The Duck Commander Devotional, that includes 365-days of scriptures, short stories and personal prayers from the whole family, including show favorites Godwin, Martin and Mountain Man.
Scott Stapp, Grammy Award-winning singer and former Creed frontman, will be releasing his second solo album Proof of Life next month and continues to speak publicly about his past troubles and journey back to faith.
The Rev. John MacArthur, influential author, pastor and seminary president, responded to critics of the three-day Strange Fire conference at his Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., that many pastors believe is causing dissention among the faithful because he's teaching that the Charismatic movement is leading people astray and dishonors the Holy Spirit.
Are Charismatic Leaders in Africa 'Pastors or Witch Doctors,' Asks Conrad Mbewe at John MacArthur's Strange Fire Conference
The Rev. Conrad Mbewe, the pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia, opened the third day of Pastor John MacArthur's Strange Fire conference in Sun Valley, Calif., on Friday by asking the question, "Are we preachers or witch doctors?"
A video billboard campaign that portrays President Barack Obama as having an Adolf Hitler-style mustache is calling for his impeachment and restoration of the Glass Steagall Act.
Interview: Hannah Luce, Lone Survivor in Plane Crash, Shares Inspirational Story in New Book, 'Fields of Grace'
In riveting detail, Hannah Luce, the daughter of pastor and Teen Mania Ministries co-founder, Ron Luce, describes in her new book, Fields of Grace: Faith, Friendship, and the Day I Nearly Lost Everything, the horrifying experience of being the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed four of her friends and left her with a grueling recovery after sustaining burns to 30 percent of her body.
Atheist students at the London School of Economics were forced to cover up their T-shirts depicting Jesus Christ and Mohammed earlier this month because the images were deemed offensive by the administration.
Exponential West Conference Inspires Church Leaders to Multiply Disciples to 'Empty Hell, Fill Heaven'
During the second and third days of the Exponential West conference this week, speakers shared five discipleship essentials and encouraged church leaders to train and equip their flock to go out into the world to share the Gospel in order to empty hell and fill heaven.
Angela Zatopek, a former contestant on NBC's reality show "Ready for Love" competed against 36 single women, all of whom were in pursuit of winning the heart and a marriage proposal from the bachelor, Ben Patton.
Duck Dynasty's Willie, Korie Robertson: We Adopted 'Lil' Will' Before We Were Rich; We Didn't Even Have Enough Money for Adoption Fee
"Duck Dynasty" stars Willie and Korie Robertson were among those honored Wednesday night by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington D.C. for making the decision to adopt their son, Will, and for promoting adoption at events throughout the U.S.
Duck Dynasty's Miss Kay, Jill Kelly Share Joy That Comes From Surrendering Everything to Jesus Christ
Miss Kay, the matriarch of "Duck Dynasty," and Jill Kelly, the wife of NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, were among the Christian celebrities who spoke at the Women of Joy Fall conference held in San Antonio, Texas, last weekend.
Planned Parenthood Action Fund is calling on abortion advocates to support Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) in her bid for governor against likely Republican challenger Attorney General Greg Abbott.
The institution of marriage and issues concerning heterosexual and homosexual relationships and child rearing were all part of a broad discussion at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., Tuesday night, which hosted one of five nationwide ethical discussions during "Doing the Right Thing Week," sponsored by RatioChristi and the Colson Center.
Harold Scott, 72, of Green Bay, Wis., has spent much of his earned wealth sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with passers-by who see his billboard signs on America's highways that read "Life is nothing without God" and "Jesus Christ died for the sins of the world," among other evangelistic messages.
Dan Barker, co-founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which with 20,000 members claims to be the largest atheist organization in the United States, was once a self-described conservative evangelist who shared the Gospel of Jesus Christ before a five-year journey led him to become an atheist.
Joel Osteen, senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, the largest and one of the most diverse churches in the United States, is releasing his newest book, "Break Out! 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary Life," next week. In his book, Osteen reveals biblical and personal examples of God's miraculous work, and shares how Christians can positively impact their lives by praying boldly, changing their attitudes, and trusting in God's plan and His timetable.
Members of Pastor Joel and Victoria Osteen's Lakewood Church who have a calling for missions take part in a variety of local opportunities to serve their community, and many were volunteering their time and spiritual gifts on Saturday, wearing T-shirts that read "Serve God, help people, Isaiah 58" at Feed the Children food pantry, the Beacon, a support center for the homeless, and ministering through street evangelism outside a Harris County jail.
Eric Metaxas Hosts 'I Am Second Live' in Dallas; Stars in Movement's 100th Film, Celebrates 20 Million Views
Eric Metaxas, New York Times bestselling author who has written for Veggie Tales and Chuck Colson, is featured in the 100th "I Am Second" film that will launch on Thursday. More than 10 million people have visited the "I Am Second" website since its initial launch five years ago, and in the 100th film featuring Metaxas, the humorous New York author describes how he first began his prayerful relationship with Jesus Christ 25 years ago.
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a Michigan-based family owned business must comply with an Obamacare mandate that requires companies to pay directly for contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs.