An atheist activist has placed a satanic cross on a Florida city's public property in reaction to there being a manger scene and a menorah present during Christmas and Hanukkah.
Hallandale Beach's City Hall now displays an upside down black cross placed there by secular activist Chaz Stevens.
Peter F. Dobens, spokesman for Hallandale Beach, told The Christian Post that this was the first time a satanic display had ever been placed at their town hall. more >>
Christians struggling with debt and other money-related issues can look to the Bible for advice of financial management, famed Evangelical Pastor Billy Graham advises in a post-Christmas Q&A.
Graham, 97, suggests in the Q&A published Monday on the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's website that God cares about the financial well-being of all people, as "He is concerned about everything that concerns us."
"The Bible actually has much to say about our money and how we ought to use it," Graham says, adding that the Holy Book acknowledges that "no matter how rich or poor we are, we should use our money wisely and thoughtfully. We also must guard against using it only to satisfy our selfish desires; instead, we should use it to meet our needs and the needs of others." more >>
Terminally ill country singer and songwriter Joey Feek, who is currently in hospice care, had some ups and downs over the holiday season, her husband Rory Feek disclosed in a recent blog post. Rory, also a country singer-songwriter, is the other half of the country/bluegrass duo Joey + Rory.
"The holidays have been a roller-coaster for my bride," Feek wrote. "She's had some good days, some bad days – some wonderful moments, and some deep pain that the morphine just couldn't seem to touch," he revealed.
"Though she managed a smile most of the time, Joey's heart was heavy and she was feeling some things she hadn't before," Rory said, adding: "A sadness. A fear of the unknown. And even some anger – not at God, just at her situation I suppose." more >>
Flyleaf's new frontwomen Kristen May and her husband welcomed their first child into the world three days after Christmas and the singer has shared every detail of the experience with fans on social media.
Graham Little was born on Dec. 28, 2015, to May and Brian Little. May described the pregnancy as the most challenging, yet gratifying, day of her life.
"Birth is way more of a primal experience than I ever imagined," May wrote in a social media post the evening she gave birth. more >>
The production company behind the film "God's Not Dead" and the upcoming sequel have denounced a recent act of vandalism against an atheist billboard in which an unknown person spray-painted to the movie title on the sign.
Last weekend, an American Atheists billboard in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was defaced with a spray-painted message reading "God's Not Dead."
Millions of Christians from Orthodox traditions celebrated the birth and baptism of Jesus Christ on Thursday, marking the day with festivals and blessing of water ceremonies.
Famous world leaders, such as Russian President Vladimir Putin, observed the day as well, with the Russian leader taking part in a candle lit service at the Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God in Turginovo.
Orthodox Christians celebrate the Epiphany on Jan. 6, according to the old Julian calendar, along with the birth of Christ a day later. more >>