David A.R. White, the actor and producer behind the upcoming "God's Not Dead 2" film, has responded to accusations that the movie is full of so-called fake Christian persecution, by asking atheists why they are "so offended" by it if they feel it's not real.
"It's an interesting thing, because, if it wasn't real, why do they get so offended by it? I don't think it would annoy people if it wasn't true," White told TheBlaze earlier this week.
"At the end of 'God's Not Dead 1′ and even part two, we throw up about 50 different court cases that are dealing with similar issues right now," he added. more >>
The National Collegiate Athletic Association will not divest from Christian colleges seeking waivers from Title IX standards, telling a group of LGBT organizations that it cannot.
Earlier this month, about 80 organizations led by the LGBT activist group Campus Pride sent a letter to the NCAA demanding they divest from Christian colleges seeking Title IX exemptions, accusing the religious educational institutions of bigotry.
Bernard Franklin, chief inclusion officer with the NCAA, sent a reply to Campus Pride and its allies Tuesday explaining that the NCAA does not oversee Title IX waiver issues. more >>
Michelle Obama's all-star girl power anthem "This Is for My Girls" reached the No. 1 slot on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 on Wednesday, March 16.
The track, which features a powerhouse assembly of female artists including Missy Elliott, Kelly Rowland, Kelly Clarkson, Zendaya, Janelle Monae, Lea Michele, Jadagrace, and Chloe & Halle, was written by Grammy Award winner Diane Warren.
Warren and the First Lady released the catchy charity single on Tuesday, March 15, during South by Southwest. Obama was in Austin for SXSW, where she talked about the "Let Girls Learn" campaign, an initiative geared at encouraging global leaders to prioritize giving girls around the world educational opportunities. According to the First Lady, an estimated 62 million young women around the world are unable to get access to a proper education. more >>
The Romanian Pentecostal parents who had their five children were seized from their custody by the Norwegian government last November are in the midst of a 40-day fast while they await a court ruling that will decide whether or not they will regain custody of their children.
Ruth and Marius Bodnariu, whose five children were taken from them by Norwegian child services on Nov. 16, appeared in court Monday and Tuesday and pleaded their case for why their children should be taken out of foster care and allowed to return home.
"We are at the end of the court procedures that took place on March 14 and 15. We are grateful to all of you for fasting and praying and for your support!" An official statement posted on the family's website by Pastor Cristian Ionescu, vice president of the Romanian Pentecostal Union in the United States and Canada, states. more >>
A church in Washington State is debating whether or not to remove a swastika image put on the floor of its sanctuary before the Second World War.
Longview Community Church's sanctuary was constructed during the 1920s, before the swastika garnered its malevolent reputation as a symbol of Nazism.
The San Francisco Gate reported Sunday that the congregation of Longview Community is not of one mind about what to do, if anything, about the imagery. more >>