Guatemala, home to about 14.6 million people, has been plagued for decades by gang violence, some of it mindless, according to the confessions of gangsters featured in the powerful and gritty Nadus Films documentary, "BBoy for Life." Coury Deeb, who ..
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A 2013 Gallup poll found that most Americans think religion is losing its influence in the United States, while a religious landscape survey from the Pew Forum found that "the United States is on the verge of becoming a minority Protestant country." ..
History Magazine, VOM Highlight Persecution of Modern Believers, Cite Claim That Christians Partly to Blame for 70 Million Martyred Since Jesus' Time
Christian History magazine, in partnership with Voice of the Martyrs-USA members, focuses on the "Modern Age of Persecution" in its newest issue. The publication cites findings by church statisticians that an estimated 70 million Christians have been..
A new documentary takes a critical look at the evolution of the historical Black Church in America and puts megachurch pastors under a harsh spotlight, especially those who are treated like superstars and amass wealth from preaching a Gospel they mig..
Baylor University's Isaiah Austin's NBA Career Derailed Due to Rare Genetic Disorder; 2014 Draft Hopeful Says 'God Is Still Great'
Isaiah Austin, of the Baylor University Bears, revealed Sunday that due to being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects various parts of the body, he has no choice but to end his professional basketball career. The news ..
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Research has shown over the last few years an increase in the number of atheists as well as an increase in the number of religiously-unaffiliated Americans, a sign to some that Christianity is on the decline. However, others argue that the number of ..
Bill Gothard Cleared of 'Criminal Activity' But Chastised for 'Lack of Discretion' After Sexual Harassment Claims
The conservative Christian organization from which founder Bill Gothard resigned four months ago amid allegations of sexual harassment has revealed in a contested statement that it has found no criminal activity but will maintain its ban against Goth..
Evangelist Benny Hinn, Citing Financial Teacher Todd Coontz, Asks Supporters to Donate $1,000 in 'Higher Seed-Level Giving'
Benny Hinn, Christian faith-healing evangelist, has asked supporters to step up to "higher seed-level giving" by donating $1,000 to his ministry, with the suggestion that they would enter a "new dimension of favor and increase" like he did after tryi..
'The New Black' Documentary Examines 'Homophobia' in and 'Exploitation' of the Black Church Amid Gay Marriage Movement
A documentary being broadcast by PBS titled, "The New Black," examines how the Christian right capitalizes on "homophobia in the black community's institutional pillar — the black church" in order to "pursue an anti-gay political agenda."
Andrae Crouch, award-winning gospel artist and Contemporary Christian Music pioneer, has been facing serious health issues, according to family members, who have asked fans to send in words of encouragement and appreciation for the California pastor ..
Dr. Henry Cloud on Why You Need to Wake Up and 'Repent' of These 10 Patterns Causing You Pain and Holding You Back
"Insanity" is popularly defined as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Yet, people have a tendency to do just that, whether it is with relationships, jobs, or destructive behavior. "Sanity" does not come, however, by s..
Joel Osteen, Carl Lentz, Hezekiah Walker, AR Bernard Make Tag Team Faith Declarations at 'America's Night of Hope' in NYC
Joel Osteen invited more than a dozen area pastors, such as A.R. Bernard, Carl Lentz and Hezekiah Walker, to join him on stage to declare God's blessings over the thousands in attendance this weekend at his "America's Night of Hope" event at Yankee S..
Joel Osteen, bestselling motivational author and evangelical pastor of America's fastest-growing megachurch, was among a small group that included Mormon Sen. Mike Lee, to meet privately with Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome, this week.
Spirit Baptism Is Not the Goal, It's the Gateway, Says Assemblies of God Leader; Insists 'This Generation Is Hungry' for Supernatural Power
An annual Holy Spirit-centered interdenominational movement called Empowered21 was underway this week in Georgia and being hosted by an Assemblies of God leader who believes that young people are hungry for the supernatural, but have been seeking it ..
Seattle Pacific University, a private Christian school with more than 4,000 students, was locked down Thursday after reports that several people were shot on campus.
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Victoria Osteen Takes Selfies, Hands Out Hugs, and Talks God's Heart for Children in Meeting With Students at NYC's Bronx Zoo
Victoria Osteen, one-half of the dynamic duo in charge of America's fastest growing megachurch, was far from her Houston, Texas, base on Thursday when she, along with volunteers from Lakewood Church and its service-oriented Generation Hope Project, m..
Jesus Never Discussed Homosexuality Publicly, Says Megachurch Pastor of His Refusal to Talk Openly About Gay Marriage
Hillsong NYC Pastor Carl Lentz commented in a recently aired CNN feature on his megachurch why he refuses to publicly express his position on homosexuality by noting that Jesus, who "was in the thick of an era where homosexuality … was wildly prevale..