Ahead of a same-sex marriage debate in parliament on Monday, a group of Christian leaders in the U.K. said that changing the definition of marriage can have a "chilling effect" on young people seeking careers as teachers and doctors.
Thousands of churches have signed up to participate in the latest evangelism effort by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to spread the Gospel in North America.
The Church of Scotland's General Assembly voted Monday to allow congregations the choice of accepting openly gay ordained ministers, while allowing other parishes to opt out if their congregants disagree with the gay lifestyle.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday introduced the release of the 2012 International Religious Freedom report, which is compiled by State Department employees annually to reveal the status of the advancement of religious freedom abroad.
About 500 people, representing 37 states, gathered Friday in Washington, D.C., for the "Step Forward for Orphans March." The marchers had firsthand experience with the brokenness of the international adoption system. Some came with the children they struggled to adopt, others marched with photos of the children they have adopted, or want to adopt but are unable to due to political barriers put in the way.
Islamist terrorists in Nigeria are thought to have killed a prominent Christian leader in the northern reaches of the country after the country's president recently declared a state of emergency.
World Round Up
Pope Francis said Saturday it is heartbreaking that the world today is more concerned about the health of banks than homeless children dying of starvation and cold, and called on the Catholic Church to seek out those who need help the most.
About a week after the Internal Revenue Service admitted to targeting tea party and other conservative organizations for tax-exempt status violations, at least two pro-life groups say they, too, were singled out for unnecessary demands by IRS agents.
Coptic-owned businesses and pharmacies in Menbal village, Minya in northern Egypt were attacked by a mob, resulting in extensive damage and several injuries.
The U.S. government program that helps treat and prevent AIDS in foreign countries is threatened by budget cuts, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warned Tuesday. He urged faith-based organizations to increase their efforts at rallying support for the program.
Priest Ekram Lamei, Chairperson of the Evangelical Synod, criticized the decision issued by a Cairo court to exclude the secretary of the court from a hearing session because he is a Christian.
A bank robber holding a woman hostage in Israel made the decision to turn his gun on himself after police raided the building, leaving five dead.
A Florida man who did not want to become a father after his girlfriend became pregnant was charged with murder this week for allegedly tricking her into taking an abortion pill which killed the baby she was carrying.
The New York City Health Department is promoting a new smartphone app, "Teens in NYC – Protection," created to battle teen pregnancy. One video featured in the mobile app addresses bisexuality and birth control.
The National Right to Life Committee responded to news of a milestone breakthrough in human cloning by speaking out against the killing of human embryos for medical science.
Evangelist Franklin Graham has stated in a letter to President Barack Obama that the Christian charities he is leading were also targeted by the IRS along with conservative groups last year.
Former "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell told newly crowned winner of the show's 12th season Candice Glover that she would be "a lounge" singer the last time he cut her from the show.
"Star Trek Into Darkness," the stunning blockbuster hit sequel to Director J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek," centers on the theme of sacrifice. With stunning graphics, beautiful music, and witty dialogue, it showcases the value and dignity of human life.
Jason Crabb, the Grammy award-winning singer and author, released his first children's book, "One God, One You," and will be available at www.JaseCrabb.com and at his concerts.
Pope Francis is set to unveil a MISSIO app the Friday before Pentecost Sunday for the Pontifical Mission Societies.
The CNN Freedom Project has announced the premiere of "The Fighters," a documentary on the groundbreaking work of one of the world's most renowned anti-trafficking organizations and the help its founder received in combating modern-day slavery from boxing champ, Filipino congressman and outspoken Christian Manny Pacquiao.
Hillsong Live will be releasing their 22nd live recorded album, Glorious Ruins on July 2, and for the first time it will be recorded in two locations.
After the firestorm that erupted over ESPN sports analyst Chris Broussard's bold declaration that NBA player Jason Collins' homosexuality isn't consistent with biblical scripture, ESPN president John Skipper has dismissed the comments as "one mistake."
Tony Boselli, former Jacksonville Jaguars legend, has argued that "crazed fans" and the media have created a "circus" around free agent Tim Tebow, which is making it a problem for him to find a new team.
Lecrae is scheduled to perform at this year's Rock the Bells hip-hop festival that will also feature veteran acts such as the Wu-Tang Clan and Rakim.
Legendary Christian artist Amy Grant released her first full length album in 10 years today, How Mercy Looks From Here.
In February 2010, FBI agents finally raided the abortion business of Kermit Gosnell in search of drug violations. What they found was a massacre.
I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books and I like to provide regular roundups of some of the best and brightest of the bunch.
NBC has cancelled The New Normal, a show about a homosexual couple in the process of adopting a baby, according to numerous news accounts. The show's last episode aired last Friday.
A pair of bold proclamations in professional sports perfectly define the double standard in which the right of free speech is viewed in popular culture today. Tim Tebow was often ridiculed for openly sharing his Christian lifestyle and told to keep it to himself.
There are some books on preaching that are meant for preachers. These are books that teach the nuts and bolts of preaching, that are full of practical tips and illustration. There is a place for such works. There are other books on preaching that are meant for all Christians.
The atmosphere around that scene portrayed by Paul, and the heavy feelings felt on board that boat, are so similar to the same feelings many Egyptian Christians experience today. We open our eyes in the morning every day, and here are the reports we hear or read:
By Marty Duren
By Stoyan Zaimov
By Robert F. Davis
The Cardus Educational Survey (CES) revealed, while graduates of Protestant Christian school registered "raw scores" which were high regarding: preparation for a vibrant spiritual life, obligation to accept church leadership authority, frequency of church attendance, biblical authority, and strong biblical values, the school's effect on these positions achieved much lower scores.
Asian-American Pentecostal Theologian on Transnational Character of Evangelicalism, Racialization in the Church (Pt. 2)
By Alex Murashko
In the book's third chapter titled, "Race, Racialization, and Asian-American Leaders in Post-Racist Evangelicalism," Yong writes that "the North American evangelical world has taken many important steps toward overcoming the racist history of slavery in this country, and my own story, to be told in this chapter, reflects how I and other Asian-Americans have been beneficiaries of such repentant attitudes and even practices."
By Dan Delzell
By Paul Coleman
By Stoyan Zaimov
By Samuel Rodriguez
With a convicted spirit and a heart full of compassion, I look across the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. This historic city known for her role in the narrative of our nation's Revolutionary War chapter, for her love of sports and for being the birthplace of some of the world's leading educational institutions now stands recognized as another victim of mindless terror.
By Robert P. George
A day does not pass when I do not miss my beloved friend, Chuck Colson. I confess that I still have not come to terms with his death. I sometimes find myself reaching for the telephone to consult him on a question or to share a thought or idea that has occurred to me. Then I remember that he is gone from us – now more than a year ago.
By Napp Nazworth
By Nina Shea
Pope Francis celebrated his first canonizations in the course of his Mass in St. Peter's Square last Sunday, giving the Catholic Church over 800 new saints. All but two (a Colombian nun and a Mexican nun) were the "martyrs of Otranto," who were beheaded for their faith after Turkish Muslims invaded their southern-Italian port city in 1480
By Alex Murashko
Plans for Southern California pastor and evangelist Greg Laurie to bring his large-scale Harvest Crusade events back to Orange County, Calif., for three nights of biblically-based preaching and performances by popular Christian recording artists were announced Wednesday. The outreach is scheduled to take place in Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Aug. 23-25.
By Napp Nazworth
By Michael Gryboski
By Tony Perkins
By Jeff Schapiro
By Janet Parshall