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 >>
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. explained his support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump by arguing that Jesus' advice was not intended for politicians.
In an interview with CNN on Thursday, the evangelical leader argued that "Jesus never intended to give instructions to political leaders on how to run a country."
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is popular among prosperity preachers due to the worldly values he represents, says an expert on religious fraud.
Ole Anthony, president of the Dallas, Texas-based televangelist accountability group the Trinity Foundation, told The Christian Post about the appeal Trump has with proponents of the prosperity gospel.
"The love of the world, of power, of recognition and credibility from the world. That appears to fit perfectly with the prosperity gospel," said Anthony. more >>
A website created to encourage Americans to move to a Canadian island if Donald Trump is elected president, is offering abortion access to entice immigrants.
Known as "Cape Breton If Donald Trump Wins," the site says that Americans who do not want Trump to become president should go ahead and make plans to move to Cape Breton, which is part of Nova Scotia.
"Start now, that way, on election day, you just hop on a bus to start your new life in Cape Breton, where women can get abortions, Muslim people can roam freely, and the only 'walls' are holding up the roofs of our extremely affordable houses," reads the website. more >>
Some of you may remember the movie from years ago called "The Horse Whisperer." Others may remember Homer Simpson literally whispering to a horse to tell them to run really fast when the race begins.
Whatever the cultural reference, I bet you never thought that they can exist in real life. Well guess, what? They can exist in real life.
Enter David Lichman, who is able to train horses without the usual brit and bridle, having them go about the beach at Pt. Reyes, California at his command. more >>
It is a loving and powerful moment when an American soldier returns home. And sometimes it is not just human family members who are thrilled to see them return.
When a veteran of the Air Force named Joshua had to leave his two dogs behind, a woman named Tia and her daughter Mariah helped out.
In a video posted to YouTube by Animal Planet, Joshua explained that his time away from his pets was rough, given that they were so far away and he saw them as his "pack." more >>