An annual conference focused on gathering Christians together to advance justice for the less fortunate is scheduled to take place in Chicago next month.
Known as the Justice Conference and sponsored by World Relief, the event will be held June 5-6 at the Auditorium Theatre and will feature notable speakers discussing issues pertaining to human rights and Christian ethics.
Those expected to attend and give remarks include Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church of Atlanta, Georgia; Cornel West, social activist, author, and professor; Stephan Bauman, president and CEO of World Relief; and the Rev. Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition. more >>
The Newsboys may have formed almost three decades ago, but the Christian pop rock band is enjoying the fruits of their labor like never before with their first platinum record.
The group, consisting of Duncan Phillips, Jody Davis, Jeff Frankenstein and Michael Tait have officially received a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America for their song "God's Not Dead (Like A Lion)." The song, released on the independent contemporary Christian music record label Inpop Records, is one of the first platinum certifications in Christian music this year, which means it has sold at least 1 million units.
Mark Lusk, president of Inpop Records, spoke about the importance of the Daniel Bashta written record "God's Not Dead," which was released in 2011. more >>
A distinguished psychologist has argued in a recently published book that pornography and video games are leading young men into alarmingly high rates of "social isolation" and a "modern meltdown of manhood."
Dr. Philip Zimbardo, former president of the American Psychological Association and author of over 50 books, has stated that the two sources of online entertainment are harming young men mentally.
Zimbardo recently told the BBC that pornography and online video games like "World of Warcraft" have "digitally rewired" young men's minds. more >>
An Arizona-based, self-professed faith healer has filed a lawsuit against a transgender atheist blogger who posted a video attacking his claims that he can heal people of diseases, such as cancer, AIDS and diabetes.
Adam Miller, an ordained minister and faith healer who claims to have had a near-death experience in 1977 and has the ability to heal people, recently filed the suit against Stephanie Guttormson, who serves as operations director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science and has publically criticized Miller as being a "charlatan, swindler and snake oil slaesman," and not a medical practitioner.
While The Christian Post wasn't able to contact Miller, and his website and YouTube videos have been removed from the Internet, this reporter did receive a response from Guttormson who spoke openly about the lawsuit. more >>
"A.D. The Bible Continues" fans can look forward to both a brand new episode as well as an exciting edition of the hit series' companion talk show "Beyond A.D." featuring Kirk Cameron and All Sons & Daughters on Sunday.
Roma Downey and Mark Burnett's follow up to the "Bible" series returns to NBC with more from the book of Acts, including stories about the early church and intensifying persecution against Jesus' first followers.
All Sons & Daughters guitarist David Leonard spoke to The Christian Post about his reaction to "A.D. The Bible Continues" as well as his musical guest appearance on "Beyond A.D." this week. more >>
Two men will be quoting the Bible from memory to raise money for charity to benefit the earthquake recovery in the Asian nation of Nepal.
Tom Meyer and Jason Nightingale of Wordsowers International will begin their marathon memorized recitation of the Bible at noon Wednesday and conclude at the same time the following day.
The event will be held at Shasta Bible College in Redding, California, which will be livestreamed by the academic institution. more >>