The head of the Roman Catholic Church has been named TIME Magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2013.
A Bible translator working in the violently unstable country of the Central African Republic was gunned down and killed last week while attempting to transport his family to safety. The Central African Republic has been in a state of upheaval since the March 2013 coup led by Islamic rebel groups known as the Seleka.
A British journalist has denounced a recent British Broadcasting Corporation interview wherein recently deceased human rights activist Nelson Mandela was compared to Jesus Christ.
U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a speech on the life of Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in Johannesburg, South Africa, describing the late South African president as "the last great liberator of the 20th century," and compared him to the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Abraham Lincoln.
Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and Jordan condemned the kidnapping 12 nuns from the monastery of St. Takla in Maaloula, Syria, adding that the goal of this crime is to harass Christians and push them to emigrate.
With 20 People Being Murdered Every Day, 'Satan Himself Lives in San Pedro,' Says Mortician in World's Most Murderous City
In the busiest morgue in the world's most murderous city in San Pedro, Honduras, where an average of 20 people are murdered daily, conditions have become so grim one mortician has concluded it is the devil's lair and those left to mourn are now questioning their faith in God.
An atheist group in Canada has claimed that a Vancouver billboard company has violated their human rights by refusing to run advertisements carrying "No God" slogans in the city's downtown area.
World Round Up
North Korea has released 85-year-old U.S. veteran Merrill Newman after holding him for more than a week for allegedly making plots against Pyongyang, but American Christian missionary Kenneth Bae is still being held at a labor camp.
Evangelical churches throughout Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, partnered with local authorities recently to exchange gang members' illegal weapons for Bibles in an attempt to reduce the country's crime rate.
World's Church Leaders Pray People Will Follow Nelson Mandela's Example of 'Justice and Common Good'
Church leaders around the world have paid tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, with Pope Francis praying that people will follow the example of justice and common good set forth by South Africa's first-ever black president.
Tourism officials in Northern Ireland announced HBO's hit show "Game of Thrones" may do more than mesmerize viewers with adult themes and political intrigue – they're planning on using it to draw visitors.
North Korea Satellite Images Expose Vast Prison Camps Where Prisoners, Children Are Held in 'Horrific Conditions'
International human rights group Amnesty International has obtained satellite images of North Korea that expose some of its largest prison camps, where hundreds of thousands of people, including children, are believed to be kept "in horrific conditions."
A UK Christian woman who left her job after her employers pressured her to work Sundays lost her legal appeal on Thursday.
U.S. pastor Saeed Abedini was robbed at knifepoint at Iran's Rajai Shahr prison, the American Center for Law and Justice confirmed, sparking further fears for his life.
Ancient DNA that was discovered in a skeleton is casting doubt on previous theories of ancient humans, evolution and migration.
American Teacher Killed in Benghazi; Texas Father Shot Dead in Libya One Week Before Returning Home for Christmas
An American chemistry teacher working abroad in Benghazi, Libya was shot and killed by gunmen Thursday during his routine jog near the U.S. Consulate, security sources in the country confirmed Thursday.
A Christ-centered network of microfinance institutions is helping to provide life-changing mobile banking services in greatly impoverished communities in Rwanda so that people could find more security in life.
World's Oldest, Rarest Biblical Texts to Be Placed Online Through Vatican, Oxford University Project
The Vatican Library and Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University have collaborated on a major digitization project to bring some of the world's oldest and rarest biblical texts online for people around the world to see.
'Heaven Is For Real' the Movie Looks Like It Will Be a Stunner Next Easter; Christians, Atheists Are Already Fighting Over It
Ten years after Christian pastor Todd Burpo of Nebraska shared the near-death story of his then three-year-old son in The New York Times #1 bestseller Heaven Is For Real, Hollywood is putting the story on the big screen. But even months before the film's release, atheists and Christians are already fighting over it.
Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin met up with the Robertson clan from the hit A&E reality television series "Duck Dynasty" over to weekend while promoting her new holiday-themed book, Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas in West Monroe, La.
Kobe Bryant feels blessed that he has been give return back to the NBA.
Famed music producer Timbaland, known for being at the top of the music world a few years ago for his collaborations with Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado and others, recently revealed that he apologized to rapper Jay Z for their falling out, which ended after God changed him.
Actress Candace Cameron Bure, perhaps most widely known for her role as DJ Tanner on the family sitcom "Full House," said in a recent interview that she won't get nude or act out sex scenes in her work.
Lisa Whelchel is perhaps most well-known for her role as Blair on "The Facts of Life," but the mother of three has had an exciting and diverse career on TV and in ministry. Now Whelchel is featured in the new DVD "Lisa Whelchel's Everyday Workout for the Everyday Woman." She took time to speak with The Christian Post about the DVD, her appearance on "Survivor" and life now.
Christian music pioneer TobyMac received his ninth solo career GRAMMY nomination last week, already coming off of winning the "Artist of the Year" (Dove Awards).
Hollywood blogger Perez Hilton will star in a new reality TV series that will follow the lives of single and married gay men who live in New York City trying to balance careers, personal lives and fatherhood.
Former "American Idol" winner Carrie Underwood responded to those who criticized her for her "Sound of Music Live!" performance by telling them on Twitter that they need Jesus and encouraging them to read 1 Peter 2:1-25.
Want to Be the Next Katniss, Spider-Man or Robin Hood? New Devotional Instructs Readers on How to Become Heroes
For anyone who has found themselves mulling over or emulating particular character traits of film, comic and book protagonists, Kristen Parrish's new devotional book, "No Cape Required," offers readers an opportunity to reflect on the lives and decisions of 52 heroes, drawing out a particularly noteworthy quality in each.
Chris Brown may be a troubled R&B singer, but his fellow entertainer R.Kelly believes that his life has some similarities to that of Jesus Christ.
2013 was a great year for Christian readers, and today I want to share some of my top picks from the year that is swiftly drawing to a close. Let me offer a few caveats: First, these are almost certainly not the..
Isaac Hunter, former pastor of Summit Church in Orlando, Florida, committed suicide. The Christian Post reported, "Hunter is the son of Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of the 15,000-member Northland church in Florida and former member of President Barack Obama's Advisory Council..
For many years, Krishnan was known as a “coolie,” and he endured numerous hardships as a manual laborer at the bottom rung of Indian society.
Today is the National Day of Prayer to Strengthen the Fight Against Pornography. This special event is sponsored by Morality in Media and is being promoted through the website Porn Harms.
People dislike filling out forms online. Matt Cutts, head of Google's webspam team, recommends websites use the new request autocomplete standard.
Kay Warren Says 'Heart Is Broken' Over Joel Hunter's Son Suicide; Evangelical Leader Laments Hunter Lost 5-Y-O Granddaughter Just 3 Years Ago
By Michelle A. Vu
Hearing that another megachurch pastor's family has lost their son to suicide, Kay Warren, who lost her youngest son Matthew Warren just 7 months ago to suicide, said her "heart is broken" over the news.
By Alex Murashko
Isaac Hunter, founder and former pastor of Summit Church in Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday of an apparent suicide, according to local news reports. Hunter is the son of Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of the 15,000-member Northland church in Florida and former member of President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
By Ken Connor
By Shannon Dingle
I do agree that God's design for the family, as laid out in the Bible, is for a father and a mother to raise children in a loving home. When an unmarried woman finds herself in an unplanned or "crisis" pregnancy situation (both descriptors I find more respectful to both mother and child than "problem pregnancy"), I agree that adoption should be an option and that abortion shouldn't be one, except in the rare cases in which the life of the mother is at risk. I just can't – as a Christian and an adoptive mother – agree with the conclusion that adoption is the always the best option.
By Phyllis Schlafly
By Levi Lusko
If I could go back in time I would tell a younger version of myself that only having a little to give doesn't let you off the hook either. God expects us to honor Him with what He has entrusted to us and He is able to do a lot with a little. Yes, the amount I would have given (if I had been tithing) would have been a relatively insignificant amount compared to the staggering costs of all these things, but what I would later learn is that giving is less about my money being needed, and more about me needing to give it.
By Os Hillman
By Jim Wallis
The small tent, about the width of a subway car, sits on the National Mall in the shadow of the nation's Capitol. In a town where power and influence is determined by money and access, what happens inside this tent might seem irrelevant. But over the last few weeks this tiny structure has become a potent challenge to the ways of Washington.
By Alveda King
By Janet Parshall
America has long been seen as the nation that could potentially lead the planet to some kind of lasting peace but a new Pew Research Center poll seems to indicate we have lost our place of standing in the world. According to the newly released information, a majority of Americans think that U.S. power in the world is steadily declining.
By Dan Delzell
By Charles Stanley
The final lines of Colossians seem to have little theological impact. Most of the names listed, except for Luke and Mark, are unfamiliar. We could easily skip these verses and jump to 1 Thessalonians. But Paul's closing words to the Colossians carry the subtle message that no ministry is unimportant.
By Todd Starnes
By Jane M. Orient
By Rachel Alexander
Sex education in the schools – which conservatives have tried to limit to abstinence-only – has now gone well beyond simple education. Today's students are being coerced into promoting and acting out the politically correct views taught them. It is being done so sneakily, using the authoritative stamp of approval by the public schools, that even my conservatively raised children were cajoled into participating.
By Michael Brown
By Marty Duren
By Greg Laurie
Larry King once said that if he could choose one person to interview from the course of human history, he would choose to interview Jesus Christ. King said that he would like to ask Jesus "if He was indeed virgin-born." He added, "The answer to that question would define history for me." Larry King understands that the Virgin Birth is a big deal.
By Joyce Meyer
By Rev. Mark H. Creech