Michelle A. Vu
The New York Times' youngest-ever op-ed columnist and also one of the few conservative Christians at the esteemed newspaper, Ross Douthat, made the case at the Q Conference Tuesday evening that it is not atheism that is replacing American Christianity, but bad religion.
The idea of more than 200,000 former Muslims coming to faith in Sub-Saharan Africa within a few short years is mind-boggling. But entire mosques in Sub-Saharan Africa coming to faith? That news is even harder to wrap one's mind around, but it is in fact what is happening according to reports from a former church planter among Muslims in West Africa.
Contrary to popular opinion, forgiveness is innate and unforgiveness is learned from our environment, says T.D. Jakes, pastor of the 30,000-member The Potter's House in Dallas and New York Times bestselling author.
Over 6,000 new churches were planted among Muslims in 18 different countries in Africa over the last seven years. And hundreds of former sheikhs and imams have become followers of Jesus Christ over that period. These awe-inspiring statistics, mix with heart-warming narratives about former Muslims, flow out naturally as one talks to Jerry Trousdale, a former church planter among Muslims in West Africa and now head of a disciple-making movement among Muslim people groups.
Some 100,000 ethnic Chins from Burma have fled torture and religious persecution in their homeland to take refuge in Mizoram state in eastern India, where they make up an astounding 10 percent of the population – but on paper – they don't exist.
Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks' star attraction, shot out of nowhere to international stardom just two weeks ago.
Overnight sensation Jeremy Lin is on fire on the basketball court – seven consecutive wins and six straight games with at least 20 points – but who is helping Lin to keep the fire burning in his spiritual life?
Washington is poised to be the seventh U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage after the state legislature passed the bill Wednesday evening and the governor has vowed to sign it.
Flamboyant pop star Katy Perry dedicated suggestive song "Peacock" to evangelical quarterback Tim Tebow at a pre-Super Bowl party Saturday night.3 comments
New York Times bestselling author and humor writer Eric Metaxas may fool you at first with his non-stop wisecracks (including how he wished the head table at the National Prayer Breakfast was filled with celebrities rather than politicians), but once he gets talking about his Christian faith, he gets pretty serious, pretty fast.
President Obama took a markedly more political tone in his address at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday morning than he did at the same event last year.
Bishop Eddie Long, the Atlanta megachurch pastor who was embroiled in a sexual misconduct case with four young men this past year, announced Sunday that he is taking a break from the church – just days after his wife filed for divorce.8 comments
The U.S. memorial service of John Stott, one of the key Christian leaders who shaped evangelicalism in the 20th century, took place at College Church in Wheaton, Ill., on Friday. The following is John Stott’s daily prayer, as found on the memorial service program.
Under the slated skylight and within the clean, airy white-walled College Church on the Wheaton College campus, more than 600 people gathered Friday to remember and be inspired by the life of John Stott – the English Anglican clergyman who helped define and drive the global evangelical movement in the 20th century.
Hundreds of Christians inspired and impacted by the life of English Evangelical theologian, preacher, and global thinker John Stott gathered at Wheaton College on Friday for his U.S. memorial service. The following is the biography titled “Remembering John Stott” found in the memorial service program pamphlet.