Saddleback Church pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren urges Christians to always keep in mind that their life on "Earth is just a temporary assignment," and to focus on the things that really matter.
Warren published a devotional Monday that focused on the Bible verse 2 Corinthians 4:18, as rendered by the Today's English Version.
An interfaith coalition of pastors, college officials, and legal scholars have come together to denounce a California bill that would limit religious exemptions for schools.
California's legislature is presently considering Senate Bill 1146, a piece of proposed legislation that critics fear will drastically curb the religious freedom of private academic institutions.
The statement, titled "Protecting the future of religious higher education," was published on the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's website Tuesday and includes signatories from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish backgrounds. more >>
Christians are called to pray for and love those who are "hard to like," says famed evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham.
In Graham's question-and-answer column on the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association website, he was asked about the challenges of loving people who are critical and mean spirited, which in this person's case was their aunt.
"I know Jesus said we ought to love people, but how do you love someone who's really hard to get along with?" the person asked. more >>
As Roma Downey gears up for the release of the highly anticipated reboot of "Ben-Hur," the outspoken Christian producer and actress is set to be honored with a star on the famous Hollywood walk of fame.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that they will present Downey with the 2,586th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday.
Downey's star will be placed next to her husband's, producer Mark Burnett. more >>
American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, revealed that he suffered a crisis of identity two years ago, which led him to consider ending his life, but it was Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren's book The Purpose Driven Life that gave him hope.
ESPN reported that Phelps was "struggling to figure out who he was outside the pool" in 2014, which led him to heavy drinking and wondering whether his life was worth living.
"I thought the world would just be better off without me," Phelps admitted. "I figured that was the best thing to do — just end my life." more >>
Being stubborn can be a destructive character trait, says the Rev. Billy Graham, in response to a man who's not sure he wants to go to Heaven because he doesn't want to lose his freedom by having God tell him what to do.
In a recently published advice column, a person queried Graham about the concern he had about being a "control freak" and not wanting to give up his freedom.