Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reflects on Jesus' central role in her life in a new book ahead of her 90th birthday, calling Christ "the King she serves" in the title.
"I have been — and remain — very grateful to you for your prayers and to God for his steadfast love," the British monarch writes in the foreword to The Servant Queen and the King She Serves, which is to be released in April.
"I have indeed seen His faithfulness," she adds. more >>
A spokesman for the Ted Cruz presidential campaign apologized for posting a story that claimed Republican primary opponent Marco Rubio renounced his Christian faith.
Rick Tyler, communications director for the campaign, wrote on Facebook late Sunday evening that he posted a false story and wanted "to apologize to Senator Marco Rubio for posting an inaccurate story about him here earlier today."
"The story showed a video of the Senator walking past a Ted Cruz staffer seated in the lobby of a hotel reading his Bible. The story misquoted a remark the Senator made to the staffer. I assumed wrongly that the story was correct," wrote Tyler. more >>
When Maria Shriver asked Pastor Judah Smith this week "Why should I believe in God?" he revealed that he doesn't like convincing people to worship God.
Smith, who sat down with Shriver in an Architects of Change Live conversation about the new children's book he wrote along with his wife, Chelsea, titled I Will Follow Jesus Bible Storybook, was engaging with his host about faith when she asked him the question that he introduced himself.
"I think this idea that believing in God is something that you concoct, it is something that you conjure up. It is something that over a succession of emotional discussions or sermons you develop this habit of now it's happened. I think, I believe that there is a God space in every human soul," he said. more >>
Was Jesus just a charismatic preacher or is He indeed God?
This question will be the subject of a debate scheduled for the Greer-Heard Point-Counterpoint Forum in Faith and Culture at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary this weekend (Friday and Saturday) and will feature six of the world's top scholars according to a statement from the institution.
Michael Bird, a lecturer in theology at Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia, is expected to debate with Bart Ehrman, a noted New Testament scholar and one of the faculty stars at the University of North Carolina on Friday evening in the Leavell Chapel. more >>
Famed atheist and author of The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins, suffered a "minor stroke" on Saturday forcing him to cancel his planned tour of Australia and New Zealand.
"On Saturday night Richard suffered a minor stroke, however, he is expected in time to make a full or near full recovery. He is already at home recuperating. This unfortunately means Richard will be unable to make his planned Australian and New Zealand tour. He is very disappointed that he is unable to do so but looks forward to renewing his plans in the not too distant future," his management said in a statement released by the Sydney Opera House.
Dawkins was expected to share highlights of his scientific journey and his passionate engagement in debate as a leader of the resurgent Atheist movement on Feb. 28 which was sold out, according to the Sydney Opera House. more >>
The award-winning children's book, The Jesus Storybook Bible, which based on biblical stories featuring Jesus, has passed the major milestone of selling 2 million copies.
Author Sally Lloyd-Jones, a Briton born in Uganda who moved to the United States in 1989, told The Christian Post that she felt "totally gobsmacked" and "blown away" by the news.
"I have no doubt at all who the author of this book's success is and I give Him all the praise. I also know that without all the readers who have placed their trust in me … we never would have reached this milestone," she added. more >>