The decline in Americans who identify as Christian shown by a new Pew report is mostly due to those with weak church ties no longer identifying as Christian, Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, recently wrote. Was he correct? The Christian Post contacted Pew Research Center to find out.
Religious freedom champion and former Congressman Frank Wolf warned a Harvard audience that freedom of conscience is endangered in the United States and conservative Christians may have to engage in civil disobedience because their views are considered intolerant.
Christians who have so far avoided controversial "culture war" issues will likely be pulled into those battles as their religious freedom becomes threatened due to gay marriage, Dr. John Inazu warned Monday.
Representatives of eight pro-life organizations based in Washington, D.C. signed a joint statement saying they will not comply with a new law passed by the City Council that would prevent them from making hiring and firing decisions based upon an employee's position on abortion.
Work experience should be an important factor when choosing a president. To help voters take political work experience into account, here's a ranking of the major current and potential presidential candidates.
What may have been the most diverse gathering of activists ever in Washington, D.C., gathered Saturday to "March for Marriage." While the rainbow is often used as a symbol of diversity for the Gay Rights Movement, an impressive array of racial and ethnic backgrounds were evident among those united to defend marriage.
A group of Christian scholars representing a "new Christian Zionism" seek to distance their views from the "wild, crazy, popular apocalypticism" with which Christian Zionists have often been associated.
Senate Democrats will no longer block anti-human trafficking legislation after a compromise was reached over abortion funding language. Under the compromise, funds to aid human trafficking victims will be separated into two separate pots of money.
David Brooks' new book, "The Road to Character," is not a religious book but contains many Christian themes. At an event hosted by The Trinity Forum, a Jewish Christian asked Brooks if his faith journey led him to become a follower of Jesus Christ.
Same-sex marriage supporters ignore biology and disrespect the human body, Nancy Pearcey argued in an interview with The Christian Post about her new book, "Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes."
A Louisiana bill seeks to balance gay marriage with the religious freedom of those who oppose it. The "Marriage and Conscience Act," sponsored by Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, would prevent the state from punishing people for actions they take regarding marriage due to their religious or moral convictions.
The main reason people abandon Christianity is unanswered intellectual questions, yet many churches treat faith as a mostly emotional experience, philosopher Nancy Pearcey argued in an interview with The Christian Post. Her new book, "Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes," provides five practical strategies to help Christians think about issues that challenge their faith.
Churches and other religious groups can play an important role in reducing the opportunity gap between rich and poor kids in the United States, professor Robert Putnam said in an interview with The Christian Post about his new book, "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis."
A year ago, columnists Jonathan Merritt and Kirsten Powers were writing op-eds likening opponents of same-sex marriage to racists. After recent events, however, they both wrote columns expressing their surprise that same-sex marriage opponents were treated like racists.
The American dream, that anyone can get ahead if they work hard enough, is increasingly out of reach for the children of poor families, Robert Putnam wrote in his new book, "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis." In an interview with The Christian Post, Putnam shared that these children, about one-third of all kids in the United States, are distrustful of everyone due to their isolation from family, churches and their community.