Members of Congress who spoke on the first day of the Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., highlighted the concerns of many that Christians are being told to keep their faith to themselves in America.
Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma spoke to those gathered at the Family Research Council event about the purported dangers to religious liberty in the United States.
Long lines of Maryland residents and those in surrounding areas are expected to queue Saturday at a BP gas station to receive free gas for their cars as part of a Maryland church's effort to have a ministry like Jesus.
The First Baptist Church of District Heights will be hosting a "Gas Buy-Down" event where locals can fill their gas tanks free of charge for up to $20. Co-sponsored by a local BP gas station along Marlboro Pike, the event will be held from 8am to 11am and is intended to provide some financial relief for members of the community and surrounding areas. (See below for the event address).
"We love to look for ways to reach our community in the most creative and fun ways possible," First Baptist's Senior Pastor Bobby Manning told The Christian Post on Wednesday. Manning said he first got the idea for a "Gas Buy-Down" from a pastor in New York and wanted to replicate it for his District Heights community. "I kind of took the idea and ran with it and got our team on it. We have a really great team." more >>
A leading internet safety advocate is warning parents about the dangers of sexting, saying that it has become a "rite of passage" among teens.
"Internet pornography has become the wallpaper of our children's lives from a very early age," said Donna Rice Hughes in an interview with The Christian Post on Tuesday.
"Here is the reality: Parents are often the last ones to know and to understand that their own children are not immune to internet dangers, whatever they are." more >>
Iconic conservative activist and author Phyllis Schlafly has died at her home in Ladue, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, on Monday. She was 92 years old.
Schlafly died of cancer while surrounded by her family. According to her official Facebook page, she is survived by her six children, 16 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
"Phyllis Schlafly spent an astounding 70 years in public service of her fellow Americans. Her focus from her earliest days until her final ones was protecting the family, which she understood as the building block of life," noted the post on her Facebook page. more >>
A California elementary school has banned a Christian student group from meeting on its campus after the district's superintendent received a complaint from the nation's largest atheist organization.
Mariposa Elementary School of the Brea Olinda Unified School District once hosted a Christian student group that met after hours named Club Monarch.
However, after the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter of complaint earlier this year to the school district, they responded by barring students in the club from meeting at the elementary school or any other school in the district. more >>
A Tennessee church's banners highlighting a sermon series titled "Naked Jesus" was vandalized by a man who tore it down in front of the lead pastor.
Heartsong Church, a congregation based in Cordova with an average weekly attendance of approximately 350, is currently having a sermon series called "Naked Jesus: The Bare Necessities for Life by God."
Heartsong Church Lead Pastor Steve Stone told The Christian Post that the incident took place on Monday after he had lunch with his wife. more >>