Ben Carson sparked outrage from his fellow Republican presidential candidates and members of the Muslim community after stating on Sunday that a Muslim man or woman should not be elected president of the United States.
"I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that," the retired neurosurgeon told NBC's "Meet the Press."
Carson further argued that Islam as a religion is incompatible with the American Constitution, and a presidential candidate's faith should be considered during the election. more >>
Republican primary candidate Donald Trump has said that he will fight for Christians and for Christmas if he is elected president.
The controversial billionaire and reality TV star told a conservative Christian group in Iowa on Saturday evening that he was annoyed by the apparent secularization of the Christmas season in rental stores.
"You take your boy to Macy's and you take your boy to these stores and they don't have the word. And I want Christmas … I want people to be able to celebrate Christmas," said Trump to a loud ovations from the audience. more >>
A 26-year-old man has been arrested in Selma, Alabama, after shooting a pastor, his girlfriend, and his infant son during a Sunday morning church service. Members of the congregation at Oasis Tabernacle Church have been praised as heroes for wrestling the gun away from the attacker and preventing him from shooting others.
The Associated Press reported that the pastor was taken to a local emergency room for treatment, while the woman and her baby were sent to a hospital in Birmingham.
The suspect, James Junior Minter, reportedly walked in and sat in the front row during the church service on Sunday morning, when he pulled out a gun and shot his 24-year-old girlfriend in the jaw and shoulder. His 1-month-old son was shot in the hand, while 61-year-old Pastor Earl Carswell was shot in the leg after he grabbed the attacker. more >>
As secular culture continues to promote transgenderism, popularized by the transformation of Bruce Jenner into Caitlyn, a group of Christians counselors will be tackling transgender issues and how the church responds next month at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
"We wanted to do this conference because we saw that the issue of transgender was one that was getting a great deal of attention in the culture, but not understood well from a Christian perspective," said Association of Certified Biblical Counselors Executive Director Heath Lambert to The Christian Post.
"We want to inform Christians about a biblical perspective on this matter so that we are most equipped to show care to people who will be damaged by the current approach to this issue in our culture." more >>
ORLANDO, Fla. — Numerous people are waging war in the fight against pornography and its negative impact on mainstream culture that's seeping into the Church. The Christian Post is highlighting just seven notable figures who are combating the pervasive porn culture that's hurting families and destroying lives.
1. Donna Rice Hughes: As the CEO and president of Enough is Enough, Hughes has dedicated much of her life to protecting children from Internet pornography. Since the mid-1990s, she's given over 4,500 media interviews on issues such as Internet pornography, the sexting phenomenon, and sexual predators. more >>
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is being accused of misquoting a Bible verse during an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network at a California golf course that he owns.
"Proverbs, the chapter 'never bend to envy.' I've had that thing all of my life where people are bending to envy," the billionaire businessman and reality TV star proclaimed. "There's so many things that you can learn from it."
Eugene Scott of CNN noted that the phrase "never bend to envy" does not actually appear in the book of Proverbs. more >>