An Iranian pastor who was handed the death sentence for apostasy is no longer on death row, his lawyer said Sunday. Iran’s Supreme Court overturned the death sentence of Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani of the northern city of Rasht, the pastor's attorney said Sunday.
U.S. Senator Jim DeMint has a new book out just in time for the Fourth of July: The Great American Awakening: Two Years that Changed America, Washington, and Me. The book takes readers inside the marble halls of Congress and behind closed-door meetings where DeMint recalls nerve-wrecking power struggles over party reform and finances.
Argentinian-born evangelist Luis Palau preached in the southeast coastal city of Marseille, France on Saturday, concluding his three-day Christian outreach festival.
One million American Christians have pledged to join an annual event this Sunday, the day before Independence Day, to pray for the nation and ask God for forgiveness of sins.
Prominent theologian R. Albert Mohler, Jr., laid out seven purposes for God giving mankind the law, arguing that counter to popular belief, the law is an expression of God’s love.
Los Alamos National Laboratory in north-central New Mexico is safe for now from the Las Conchas fire, which was crouching at about a mile from the lab’s southwestern boundary on Monday night.
The recent New York gay marriage victory gives the impression that proponents of same-sex unions are winning, but they are not, contends a Washington state pastor who is intimately involved in the same-sex marriage battle.
In the interview, Edward Fudge answered questions like: What are the three different views of hell? Why does it matter about knowing the specifics of hell, as long as you believe it exists? And are demons given the gift of immortality?
For far more evangelical leaders around the world, the influence of secularism, not Islam, is the major threat, according to a newly released survey.
How Christian are you? A new quiz by the non-profit group, Changing the Face of Christianity, offers to answer that question. The Texas-based group scores participants after they answer 10 multiple choice questions online. Quiz takers are ranked: far from Christ, worldly Christian, good Christian, or spiritually mature Christian.
Outspoken evangelical geneticist Francis Collins revealed that combative atheist Richard Dawkins admitted to him during a conversation that the most troubling argument for nonbelievers to counter is the fine-tuning of the universe.
New York’s gay marriage battle, which could be decided as early as today, has some people wondering: Will Parent 1 Day replace Father’s or Mother’s day?
President Obama paid tribute to male role models who “show up and give it their best” for Father’s Day.
One of the world’s foremost scholars on hell says he agrees with Rob Bell, that a loving God cannot allow people to burn and writhe in pain forever after they die.
The controversial, hate-spewing group Westboro Baptist Church is taking its angry message to a Seattle-area megachurch this Sunday.
In a last minute effort to support traditional marriage in New York, former Giants receiver David Tyree came out in a video to explain why legalizing gay marriage is dangerous to society and unbiblical.
Mainstream Christian end times theology, subscribed to by many respected evangelical leaders, is wrong, said the president of the group behind the National Prophecy Conference.
When it comes to church holidays, Christmas and Easter get all the attention, but what about Pentecost? This year, Pentecost Sunday falls on June 12. But many Christians would be hard pressed to explain the significance of the day.
Summer movie series are for other churches. At Elevation Church in Matthews, N.C., a concert sermon series is more fitting to usher in summertime.
The aircraft-flown banner that warned people about Gay Pride Days at Disney World was “brilliant,” said the head of a Florida family group. "It has never been done before and I think it’s very appropriate in light of the very inappropriate nature that was going on at the time"
Churches in 500 cities will unite behind an annual national ad campaign this fall that aims to bring Americans back into a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Mitt Romney will give the campaign trail another go. He posted on his Facebook page that he will announce his candidacy for Republican presidential nominee on Thursday.
Brad Pitt and his partner Angelina Jolie for years have withstood external pressure to get married. But now that the pressure is coming from their own kids, the Hollywood A-listers are seriously reconsidering their promise to not tie the knot until gay marriage is legalized.
Westboro Baptist Church members did not show up on Sunday afternoon in Joplin as expected. But thousands of Joplin supporters did show up and lined the streets armed with signs that declare, “God Loves Joplin,” just in case.
The Joplin memorial service Sunday served as a battle cry for residents who are determined to rebuild their city and believe that God loves Joplin.