Many Christians across the country are wearing orange ribbons and dress, representing the jumpsuits worn by victims of Islamic State, in church and otherwise in response to calls by churches and groups to help draw attention to the persecution of Christians by the terror group in the Middle East.
Wife of American Pastor Saeed Abedini Says Prison Guards in Iran Say He Will Never Go Free Until He Denies Christ
As the United States continues to negotiate with major world powers and Iran aimed at limiting the Middle Eastern nation's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, the wife of American pastor Saeed Abedini says her husband, who has been imprisoned there for more than two and a half years for his faith, is being threatened by guards that he will never be freed unless he renounces Jesus Christ.
A U.S. court has awarded $330 million to Shurat HaDin, or Israel Law Center, on behalf of the U.S.-based family of Rev. Kim Dong-Shik, a Christian missionary and activist who was abducted by North Korean agents inside China and later killed in North Korea.
Teachers Barred From Giving Students Free Bibles at Okla. School After Atheists Threaten to File Lawsuit
A public school district in Oklahoma has agreed to stop allowing for the distribution of Bibles following threatened legal action from an atheist organization.
College Like Kindergarten? Students Need Cookies, Coloring Books, Bubbles, Play-Doh, Blankies and Frolicking Puppies, Some Say
Higher education professionals are dismayed at the growing number of students who expect their universities to protect their tender emotions from over-stimulation.
Highway Horror: Youth Pastor Couple and Infant Son Crushed to Death by Concrete Slab as They Drove Under Overpass
A young couple who served as youth pastors at a vibrant church in Bonney Lake, Washington, were crushed to death along with their 8-month-old son after a concrete slab fell from an overpass and slammed into their vehicle as they drove along a local highway Monday morning.
Same-Sex Marriage Is Disrespectful of the Human Body, Christian Philosopher Nancy Pearcey Says (CP Interview 2/2)
Same-sex marriage supporters ignore biology and disrespect the human body, Nancy Pearcey argued in an interview with The Christian Post about her new book, "Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes."
A Christian mother from Houston, Texas made history last Wednesday when she became the first woman to give birth to a set of all-girl quintuplets in the United States since 1969 and she did it all in four minutes.
Obama Reveals US Has Launched Over 1,900 Airstrikes Against ISIS and Spent Billions to Help Iraq; but Key City of Ramadi in Grave Danger of Falling
Following the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to the White House on Tuesday, the Obama administration revealed that U.S. Armed Forces have launched over 1,900 airstrikes against terror group ISIS in the country, and have spent billions through various avenues to help Iraq.
Gravity Payments Owner Drastically Cuts $1M Salary and Sets $70,000 Minimum Wage for Staff ... Even the Clerk
In a jaw-dropping move Monday afternoon, Dan Price, the 30-year-old founder of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing company in Seattle, Washington, announced to his 120-person staff that over the next three years, every single employee – even the lowest paid clerk - will be paid a minimum annual salary of $70,000. And he wasn't joking.
In an interview with Focus on the Family's Jim Daly, to be aired Monday but CP obtained an early copy of the audio recording, likely Republican U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the United States is the best hope the world has for religious freedom, which is a "non-negotiable point" for him. He also speaks against the killing of unborn children and assisted suicides.
New Jersey Schools Keep 'Under God' in Pledge of Allegiance After Atheist Group Drops Court Challenge Deemed 'All Bark, No Bite'
Students in New Jersey will still be able to recite the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, as an atheist organization has reportedly dropped its lawsuit.
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle paid $93,362 in federal taxes last year with an earning of $477,383, which is lower than in the past few years due to a decline in the sales of the president's biographies. They gave $70,712 to 33 charities.
Interfaith Imperative Focuses on Ending Extreme Poverty; Church Asked to Understand God Loves the Whole World
An interfaith imperative that brings together over 30 leaders from major world religions, including the World Evangelical Alliance, has launched a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030 and tackle issues such as climate change.
Businesses should not discriminate, liberals proclaimed loudly in explaining their opposition to religious freedom laws. Three recent actions supported by liberals demonstrate that is not true.
President Barack Obama symbolically demonstrated support for certain transgender political goals this week by announcing his support for bans on conversion therapy for youth and the addition of a gender neutral bathroom in the White House.
Franklin Graham Warns Holocaust Might Be Repeated With Influx of Muslims in US and Europe Who Hate Christians and Jews
The Rev. Franklin Graham warned on Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday that another holocaust might become a reality, pointing to the influx of Muslim immigrants into Europe and the United States, who he said are "bringing their hatred of Jews and Christians with them."
Arizona Internet Evangelist Joshua Feuerstein could be facing felony charges after posting a YouTube video recording of a conversation he had with a Florida baker where he asked if she could make him a sheet cake displaying the words "We do not support gay marriage."
Christian Groups Respond to LGBT-Themed Public Schools 'Day of Silence' With Christ-Centered 'Day of Dialogue'
Various conservative groups are offering diverse responses to the LGBT-themed public schools event on Friday known as the "Day of Silence," by either urging parents to keep their children home from school or by participating in the "Day of Dialogue" that encourages Christian students to share biblical views on sexual ethics.
The conservative watchdog website Judicial Watch is claiming that Islamic State terrorists have established a training camp located eight miles from the U.S.-Mexico border and plan on infiltrating the United States with the help of a drug cartel smugglers.
The Democratic Party supports legal abortion until the baby is born, according to Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Ken Ham Says 15 Million People Have Seen Creationist Debate With Bill Nye, but Secularists Don't Want 'Round Two'
Creation Museum CEO and President Ken Ham revealed that around 15 million people have seen his 2014 debate with Bill Nye over creationism, but said that secularists do not want to see another such debate take place.
Franklin Graham Rolls Out 'Decision America Tour' Traveling to All 50 States Ahead of 2016 Elections
The Rev. Franklin Graham has announced that he will be traveling in 2016 to all 50 U.S. states in an attempt to rally Christians to vote in political elections and to run for office. The evangelical preacher said that neither Democrats not Republicans will be able to fix the country's problems.
In-N-Out Christian Food Chain That References Bible Verses on Its Cups Is America's Favorite Place to Get a Burger
The In-N-Out Burger chain is America's favorite "limited-service" restaurant, according the annual Consumer Picks survey in Nation's Restaurant News.
Caseworker Adopts Orphan Davion Only After Failing to Find Matching Family for Boy Who Pleaded With Church for a Home
A 15-year-old orphan boy who captured the hearts of thousands across the world in 2013 after he desperately begged a Florida congregation to adopt him has finally found a home. And it's with, Connie Going, the caseworker who had been trying to find him a home since he was 7.
Hillary Clinton announced her entry into the 2016 presidential race with a video posted to social media outlets on Sunday; the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state is the first Democrat to enter the race.
12-Year-Old Girl Claims She Sat on Jesus' Lap in Heaven Following 30 Foot Fall, Describes His Appearance
A 12-year-old girl who survived a 30 foot fall three years ago now says that she sat on Jesus' lap in heaven while unconscious. Her experience and remarkable recovery are being published in a new book titled "Miracles from Heaven."
Global Survey Ranks Most and Least Religious Countries in the World: UK Among Least; Only 56 Percent of Americans Identify as Religious
A global survey by WIN/Gallup International has ranked the most and least religious countries in the world, with the U.K. ranking among the least. In the United States, only 56 percent of the respondents said that they are religious.
When Evangelicals are exposed to arguments defending their own free speech and religious freedom, they become more accepting of extending similar rights to their political foes, a new study found.
A document linked to LifeWay Christian Resources suggests that the popular bookstore chain has dropped more than 150 authors and resources from its inventory. However, a representative for the nonprofit says LifeWay did not release the list that was made available online this week.