Dr. Ben Carson said his current success in the presidential race shows "the power of God."
The 64-year-old Carson, a member of the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, is a retired pediatric neurosurgeon and currently the second-highest polling Republican candidate.
During Monday's episode of ABC's "The View," outspoken Christian Candace Cameron Bure defended a public high school football coach's right to pray with his student-athletes after games, which drew a quick rebuttal from lesbian co-host Raven-Symoné.
The show's "hot topic" over school prayer was in relation to Washington state public high school football coach Joe Kennedy who openly defied an order from the Bremerton School District when he knelt at the 50-yard line to pray after last Friday's game and was joined by his players, and opposing players, even though the district told him it was a violation of federal law.
"The View" co-host Paula Faris asked, "Isn't he violating the federal law that bans prayer in schools?" more >>
For centuries and centuries it has been widely accepted in American Christianity that Satanism is a bad thing. But hopeful reformers look to make the Church more welcoming of people it has long marginalized as being evil and wrong.
In recent years, organizations like Cheap Grace Ministries Network, Light Bearer Presbyterians, Accuser Baptists, and Abaddon Out Loud are trying to help churches become more accepting of their Satanic neighbors.
Authorities in the Aceh province of Indonesia began tearing down a number of Christian churches on Monday at the demand of hardline Muslims, as religious tensions have risen in the province in recent weeks.
According to Reuters, government workers in the Aceh Singkil district used axes and sledgehammers to dismantle several small Christian churches after many hardline Muslims in the area demanded that at least 10 Christian churches be demolished.
BBC reports that over 200 police officers and military personnel protected government workers as they destroyed the church buildings on the grounds that the structures lacked the proper building permits. more >>
It's true that sometimes things seem hopeless, even to believers, but the Bible offers clarity and perspective as well as tells us the purposes and reasons for the trials in our life, Pastor Greg Laurie of the California megachurch Harvest Christian Fellowship explained to his congregation in a sermon.
If you want to be a growing Christian, you should read, study and love God's Word; you need to have a prayer life; and you must be actively involved in the church, Laurie told the congregation as he began his message, "Why Does God Allow Trials in the Life of the Believer?"
Laurie preached these three essentials of Christian growth in his previous sermon series, called, "What Every Growing Christian Needs to Know." more >>
Tamar Braxton's latest album Calling All Lovers has yet to top any Billboard charts, but the Christian singer is still choosing to glorify God.
"I'll take whatever you have for ME Jesus! It is good enough for me. ... YOU GOD is good enough for me ... and you make it that I'm GOOD enough for ME," the 38-year-old singer wrote on Instagram. "Cause only YOU know what the end result is!! Thank you so much God and #tamartianfriends I'm just Grateful this album came out (if u only knew).
Braxton's fourth studio album, Calling All Lovers peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 charts, No. 2 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Album charts behind Janet Jackson's Unbreakable album with the same performance for the R&B Album chart. Although she has yet to reach No. 1 with her latest effort, Braxton insists that she is proud of her latest project. more >>