The standard of living in Haiti had not progressed much for decades and the earthquake just made life "exponentially worse," said a mission leader who had lived in Port-au-Prince for two years.
The Christian community is messy, but that does not mean celebrity novelist Anne Rice should "quit … being Christian," said a California church pastor.
The nation's largest evangelical body is urging the Florida church behind "International Burn A Quran Day" to cancel its plans.
A Florida megachurch will hold a back-to-school backpack drive this weekend to help the children of families affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill.
Some religious leaders from Arizona and elsewhere are coordinating nationwide protests against the state's new immigration law, which takes effect Thursday.
A controversial Florida church known for publicly condemning what it considers sins plans to burn copies of Islam's holy book on the upcoming ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Newt Gingrich offers a "provocative" argument about the proposed Ground Zero mosque and Saudi Arabia's church building policy, but it has "no leverage," said a religious freedom expert.
An Egyptian-born megachurch pastor has found 42,450 people so far to join him in daily prayer for the United States since the 'God Save America' campaign launched on July 4.
The Obama administration's role in the accreditation of a U.S.-based gay rights group by the United Nations is "distressing," says a Southern Baptist public policy leader.
The nation's largest adoption agency announced on Monday that it had the highest-ever increase in adoption placements for a half-year period in 2010.
An estimated 21,000 people attended an evangelistic festival in Yakima Valley, Wash., this past weekend. The event was the culmination of a season of community projects.
Several experts on Islam, including the Son of Hamas author, are opposed to the idea of building a "mega mosque" near Ground Zero because they say the motivation is political not reconciliation.
Evangelical churches across the nation, including several megachurches, will join in a national day of prayer for the Gulf Coast community on Sunday.
Pro-life and social conservative groups are in an uproar over what they say is the first federal funding of elective abortion under the new health care legislation.
Freedom in North Korea does not depend on U.S. President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, or Korean President Lee Myung-bak. The fate of North Korea depends on the courage of Korean-Americans, said an expert on international religious liberty.
A Massachusetts federal judge made an "erroneous decision" when he struck down the federal definition of marriage as between one man and one woman, said a conservative, pro-family group.
Every spoken language in the world may have part of the Bible written in their own heart language within 15 years because of new technological advances as well as translation strategies.
The Georgia church behind the hit films "Fireproof" and "Facing the Giants" hosted its annual Freedom Festival on July 4, drawing a record-breaking number of people.
The son of one of Hamas' founders and ex-Israeli spy Mosab Hassan Yousef was granted political asylum in the United States.
"The Bounty Hunter" star Gerard Butler will play the role of the drug-dealing biker who turns into a gun-toting pastor that defends children in the new film "Machine Gun Preacher."
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a public school has the legal right to deny a Christian campus group recognition and funding if it bars gays from becoming voting members and taking on leadership positions.
Western churches either do not know or know very little about the large Christian movement occurring in Asia's 10/40 Window, said hip hop artist and pastor Jaseon Ma.
President Obama has made a "positive first step" to fill the empty Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom post, said a Christian ministry serving persecuted believers.
Members of Christian health care sharing ministries need to have faith that God will provide. Unlike insurance companies, there is no guarantee made by the ministries that its members' hospital bills will be paid for.
It's personal. That is the feeling among many of the actors and supporters of the film "Courageous," which is currently in production.