A small, but elite group of Americans demonstrate signs of anti-Christian hostility, sociologists David Williamson and George Yancey claim in their new book, "So Many Christians, So Few Lions: Is There Christianophobia in the United States?"
Abortion 'Care Packages' Containing Handcuffs Sent to Over 500 Clinics in the US With Warning: 'Could You Be Next?'
The Pro-Life Acton League has sent over 500 plastic handcuffs inside "care packages" that are being delivered to abortion clinics throughout the U.S. this week and include a picture postcard showing the recent arrest of an Oklahoma abortionist with a handwritten message asking: "Could you be next?"
Jewish Newspaper Editor Calls for 'Jewish Megachurch,' Says 'We Have Much to Learn From Evangelicals'
An editor with a well-established Jewish news publication argues that American Judaism has lessons to learn from Evangelicals and how they approach worship.
Bobby Jindal at National Prayer Rally: Billy Graham Inspired Me to Convert to Christianity; America Needs a Spiritual Revival, Not Just a Good Political Leader
Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal shared with thousands of people at his national prayer rally Sunday how he converted from Hinduism to Catholicism, and urged prayers for America's spiritual revival as well as President Obama and his family.
Millions of people in the Northeast are bracing for a potentially historic storm, which threatens to trigger massive power outages and has already led to cancellation of 1,422 flights. It has the potential for blizzard conditions and 2 to 3 feet of snow.
American Women More Pro-Life Than Men, Says Boston Cardinal in Message Against 'Irresponsible' Men 'Threatening' Women Into Abortions
Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley has said that American women have shown they are more pro-life than men, who sometimes attempt to force them into having abortions. O'Malley vowed that the Catholic Church will continue its fight against abortion, and predicted that it "shall overcome" in the cultural battle.
Hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates are in Washington Thursday to peacefully protest against the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade 42 years ago that made abortion legal in the United States. This year, as protesters walk along Constitution Avenue in the 42nd annual March for Life rally, members of the House had plannend to be voting on a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but due to objections among some Republican members to a rape reporting provision in the bill that vote has been delayed.
Christian Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran Files Religious Discrimination Complaint Against City of Atlanta After Termination Over Book
Attorneys for Kelvin Cochran filed a complaint on his behalf with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission on Wednesday, claiming the ousted Fire Chief faced religious discrimination by the City of Atlanta.
'I Am Broken;' Unable to Cope, Brewton-Parker College President Ergun Caner Resigns Six Months After Son's Suicide
Six months after his 15-year-old son, Braxton Caner, tragically committed suicide last July, Ergun Caner, president of Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia, announced his resignation from the post this week declaring that he's too broken to continue.
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown last year, will likely not face federal charges, according to a CNN report.
Retired neurosurgeon-turned-conservative-star and likely 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson, said Tuesday that Congress has the right to remove judges who rule in favor of same-sex marriage.
Melinda Gates Brings Good News to the Poor: 15 Years Will Bring More Improvement 'Than Any Time in History of the World'
Melinda Gates recently revealed personal heartbreak over the millions of people living in poverty before issuing a powerful promise to improve living conditions in developing countries more than ever in the coming years.
The overarching theme of President Barack Obama's Tuesday State of the Union Address was that his first six years as president have been a success. Do his claims match reality?
The decline of marriage is not simply a problem of same-sex marriage, it is also caused by Christians who abandoned the importance of lifetime commitment in marriage, Mike Huckabee wrote in his new book, God, Guns, Grits and Gravy. He spoke more about that and answered some criticisms he has received over a passage about Beyoncé in a Monday interview with The Christian Post.
President Barack Obama was the first president mention lesbian, bisexual and transgender people during his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, when he commented on the persecution of minority groups throughout the world, but he's not the first president to reference the gay community in America during the national address.
Obama to Visit Imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini's Hometown; Wife Naghmeh Pleads With President to Meet With Her
President Barack Obama is set to visit Boise, Idaho, on Wednesday, the hometown of pastor Saeed Abedini, who's serving eight years in prison in Iran for his faith. Abedini's wife, Naghmeh, has pleaded with Obama to meet with her so that she can ask him for her husband's release.
We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and the world. It has been, and still is, a hard time for many.
What Bible Verse Did Texas Gov. Rick Perry Underline for His Successor in Texas' Most Coveted Bible?
In keeping up with a long-standing Texas gubernatorial tradition on Monday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry passed down Texas' historic governors' Bible to his successor, and underlined text from Matthew 20:25-28 to help guide Gov.-elect Greg Abbott to success in his tenure as Texas' new executive.
Christian Bible Colleges Sue State of Illinois Over Not Allowing Ministry Students to Obtain Degrees
A group of Christian colleges in Illinois have sued the state over what they believe to be their right to grant students full degrees without having to conform their curriculum to state standards.
Boy Scout's 'Perversion' Files Reveals 'Sordid History of Sexual Abuse' in Organization, Says Lawyer
An attorney involved in a civil lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America over the sexual abuse of a 13-year-old boy by an adult volunteer says documents kept by the organization for nearly a century known as the "perversion files" reveal a "sordid history of child sexual abuse."
Michigan county officials have voted to re-install a sign with a Bible verse on it at a public park after the display had been removed late last year.
7 Homeschool Kids in State Custody After Judge Rules Against Christian Parents; Police Won't Say Why Children Were Seized
Seven homeschool children, whose parents claim were unjustly removed from their custody by the state of Arkansas earlier this month on child abuse allegations, still remain in the state's custody after a court ruled there was probable cause to keep the children until after the parents could be judged in a mid-Feburary trial.
'American Sniper' Widow Shares Fondest Memory of War Hero Chris Kyle; 'Our First Kiss Was Soft, Sweet, Simple'
"American Sniper" widow Taya Kyle shared her fondest memory of her late husband Chris, the former Navy SEAL who inspired Clint Eastwood's latest blockbuster film.
A family of five in Utah found dead in their home are alleged victims of suicide and murder, and authorities believe the parents took their own lives and those of their children due to a fear of the biblical apocalypse.
A San Francisco priest recently made the decision to ban girls from being altar servers in his church.
'American Sniper' Suspected Killer of War Hero Chris Kyle to Plead 'Not Guilty' in Upcoming Trial as Attorney Insists 'He's Not Evil'
Eddie Ray Routh, the Marine Corps veteran accused of killing real life "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, will plead "not guilty" in the upcoming trial his lawyer said.
Sheriff's Deputy Fired for Hosting Bible Study With Ex-Inmates Says God Told Him Not to File Lawsuit Seeking 'Financial Restitution'
A deputy at a Georgia prison who was fired for hosting a Bible study with former inmates has said that he will not pursue legal actions against his former employer.
Christian Blogger Veronica Partridge Says She Is 'Under Attack From Satan' After Post Claiming Leggings Tempt Men Draws Criticism
A Christian blogger under fire for saying women who wear leggings inadvertently risk tempting members of the opposite sex, says that she and her husband are under attack from Satan.
America's 10 Most Bible-Minded Cities for 2015 Are All in the South and Birmingham, Alabama Tops Them All
America's 10 most Bible-minded cities are all still located in the "Bible Belt" of the South and Birmingham, Alabama sits at the top of that pack. The state of Alabama also became the state with the most Bible-minded cities in 2015 according to a Barna survey commissioned by the American Bible Society.
Reparative Therapy Counselor: 'We Point Toward a Relationship With Christ,' We Can't 'Fix' or Change Sexuality (Part 2)
Christian minister and self-described former homosexual McKrae Game has developed an organization called Hope for Wholeness, which allows people dealing with same-sex attraction to come together and worship God, with the ultimate goal of bringing them closer to Christ.
Franklin Graham: 'All These Religions Are Getting Front Row and Christians Are Being Pushed to Back of the Room'
The Rev. Franklin Graham, head of Samaritan's Purse and son of renowned evangelist Billy Graham, feels that other religions are being brought to the forefront in the U.S. while Christianity is being pushed back.
Obama Meets Saeed Abedini's Wife Naghmeh and Children in Boise; Promises to Do All He Can to Free Pastor, Get Him Home by Son's Birthday
President Barack Obama met on Wednesday with Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini, and their two children in Boise, Idaho. Abedini said that she had been praying a long time for such a meeting, while Obama promised the family to do all he can to bring the pastor home.
'She's Shaking and She's Having a Baby;' 4-Y-O Girl Saves Pregnant Epileptic Mother's Life With Impressive 911 Call
A brave 4-year-old girl from Kalamazoo, Michigan, is being hailed as a hero after she made an impressive 911 call to get help for her pregnant, epileptic mother who had an unexpected seizure.
An evangelical Christian who said he was forced to retire from his job as a general laborer at Consol Energy/Consolidation Coal Co.'s mining operations in Mannington, West Virginia, for his religious beliefs was awarded $150,000 in compensatory damages last Thursday by a federal jury.
Bobby Jindal Invites Other 49 Governors to Attend National Prayer Rally: 'We Need an Appeal to Heaven for Heaven's Intervention'
Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has sent a letter to the governors of the 49 other U.S. states inviting them to participate in the national prayer gathering that he has organized in Baton Rouge this Saturday.
California Atheists' 'Don't Believe in God?' Billboard Stirs Ire of Residents United in Taking It Down
Residents in Colton, California, are objecting to a billboard in their community that displays the message, "Don't believe in a God? You are not alone," and want the ad to be taken down. The secular group behind the message has said that the billboard is aimed at providing support to people from the nontheistic community.
A spokesman for a conservative Christian organization that lobbies for traditional marriage has come out in support of a bakery that refused to make a cake for a customer who requested that it include the phrase: "God hates Gays."