It is "very, very" unlikely that any good will come to North Korean Christians in the short term from the recent illegal entry of the Korean-American activist, said the president of a ministry that works with persecuted Christians.
Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt is scheduled to go into surgery Thursday morning to remove a cancerous gland.
North Korea is for the eighth straight year the world's top persecutor of Christians, according to Open Doors' 2010 World Watch List.
North Korea said Tuesday that it has detained an American who illegally entered the country, leading many to speculate that the detainee is Korean-American Christian activist Robert Park, who reportedly entered the reclusive country on Christmas Day to call for the release of prisoners.
A Korean-American Christian activist has crossed over to North Korea from China to urge the country's leader, Kim Jong-Il, to repent and release prisoners, according to a group associated with the activist.
Several pro-life groups are up in arms over the Senate's Christmas Eve vote that pushed through a heath care bill they say would allow tax dollars to pay for elective abortions.
The stage for the "seed faith" message was set when TV evangelist Pat Robertson ascended the steps at the Oral Roberts memorial service Monday to give the opening prayer.
In a noticeable dull voice, Pastor Jason Norton said he has not eaten for the past 15 days. Besides not eating, he has been living outdoor in a tent in an effort to give out more so others can have more this Christmas.
Prominent Christian leaders across the nation responded to the death of Charismatic evangelist Oral Roberts by heaping praises on him, describing Roberts as "a man of God" and "a great hero of faith."
Christians launched a spiritual "strike" against one of the most well-known symbols of the sex industry on Saturday.
A diverse group of religious people unveiled a giant ark on the National Mall Saturday to press world leaders in Copenhagen to create a strong, binding proposal to tackle climate change.
ChinaAid Association said it received a report from sources inside China informing the group that Gao Zhisheng has been severely beaten by authorities and his living condition is "worse than death."
Family-friendly film "The Blind Side" took the No. 1 spot at the box office from "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" this past weekend.
Homebuilding ministry Habitat for Humanity International and not-for-profit partner Thrivent Financial for Lutherans celebrated the completion of their 2,000th home on Friday in Minneapolis.
A group of evangelicals, comprised of scientists, economists and theologians, said the mainstream view of pending catastrophe caused by climate change is exaggerated. They made the claim at an event Thursday just days ahead of a key U.N.-sponsored climate change conference in Copenhagen.
A new unauthorized biography of "America's pastor" Rick Warren uncovers a marriage with an unconventional beginning and a time of depression that later gave Warren the strength to become who he is today.
The miraculous case of the Belgian man who was fully conscious during the 23 years medical professionals thought he was brain dead should be a lesson to families to be wary of diagnosis of vegetative state, said a bioethicist.
A Chinese court sentenced the pastor and leaders of a 50,000-member megachurch in northeastern China to prison, rights groups reported Thursday.
The Southern Baptist Convention's international mission agency will cut its overseas force by as many as 600 missionaries in 2010 due to a severe budget shortfall.
Former sex workers in Cambodia, AIDS orphans in Rwanda, and marginalized farmers in Palestinian communities are just some of the world's poorest people who are hoping that American churchgoers will buy their Christmas gifts through a fair trade organization this season.
Within the next two months, an expected 250,000 families will participate in the Happy Birthday, Jesus party via an interactive online experience.
A green economy will simultaneously tackle poverty, unemployment and climate change, contends a new report by a Christian anti-hunger group.
A British teen who refused on moral grounds to receive a vaccine that protects against a sexually transmitted virus can now apply for U.S. citizenship without the injection, her lawyer said Monday.
A handsome man with a dark secret, a vulnerable heroine and a love story make Thirsty, at first glance, your typical vampire novel. But then God shows up.
If the Chinese church committed itself completely to mission it would be a great new force that could complete the Great Commission, a mission expert stated.