Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor of the multi-campus Willow Creek Community Church, has denied multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including a consensual affair with a married woman, who retracted her claims. Investigations commissioned by the church also could not substantiate the allegations.
The Case for Christ author Lee Strobel is out with a new book making the case for miracles to an evangelical Christian audience, who is in many ways "embarrassed by the supernatural," he says.
An Episcopal Church-affiliated university has decided to rescind an honorary degree given to veteran newscaster Charlie Rose over his past acts of sexual misconduct.
New research from Barna Group showcases the breakdown of the most Catholic and Protestant, both mainline and nonmainline, cities in America as part of its ongoing tracking of religious demography.
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has signed law mandating that healthcare plans that cover maternity care also must cover abortions.
The U.S. Navy turned down the application of an atheist chaplain to serve in the Navy Chaplain Corps. The move comes after 43 members of Congress signed a letter warning that the very definition of what it means to be a chaplain is at stake.
Notable apologist and author Alex McFarland's latest Truth for a New Generation conference will have a focus on saving the United States and its constitutional rights.
Popular Christian preacher and founder of Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, California, Francis Chan recently invoked Scripture in warning Christians to be careful of how they criticize church leaders.
A Baptist missionary couple from Missouri, who gave their lives to plant churches and spread the Gospel across Africa, died last week in a car accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board announced.
An Amillennial, Calvinistic pastor of a church in Oklahoma believes affirming the inerrancy of the Bible is as critical today as it has ever been, and has addressed 10 common objections.
"Unbroken: Path to Redemption," tells the second half of Olympic gold medalist Louis Zamperini's life after he returns to America from World World II as a prisoner of war survivor. The new film details the encounter Zamperini had with Billy Graham that would change the hero's life forever.
As FX's "The Americans" is set to begin its sixth and final season, its producers spoke with The Christian Post about the show's Christian conversion story and its relevance to today's news about Russia.
A new trailer for the upcoming documentary film "Won't You Be My Neighbor" shares the vision of love that beloved minister and TV icon Fred Rogers had for people, especially children, which informed his classic show, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."
Netflix has debuted the full-length trailer of its upcoming film "Come Sunday," charting the real-life story of a former evangelical megachurch pastor who loses his belief in Hell and battles church officials who accuse him of being a heretic.
"This Is Us" actress Chrissy Metz says she's honored to be a part of the upcoming movie adaptation of Joyce Smith's best-selling book, "The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother's Faith and Her Child's Resurrection."
"Mary Magdalene," a new film based on the biblical figure of the same name, was released in the U.K. Friday and reviewers describe it as a "stretched," "feminist revision" of the biblical account.
Conservative Catholic demonstrators were physically harassed, spat on and assaulted by LGBT activists earlier this month while protesting an Amsterdam-based clothing retailer's "overt and offensive" homosexual advertisements in the Netherlands.
The Islamic State-aligned Boko Haram on Wednesday released over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped from their boarding school in Nigeria last month. However, a Christian girl in the group was reportedly not released because she refused to renounce her faith in Christ.
Atheist author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has warned against celebrating the demise of Christianity, calling it a "relatively benign" faith compared to others, amid reports the religion is "dying" in Europe.
A major analysis on the religious beliefs of young people across Europe has found that the proportion of those who report having no faith continues to rise, with some nations, such as the Czech Republic, having over 90 percent of young people who classify as "nones."
Seven Christians were injured this Sunday in the Punjab province of Pakistan after a group of enraged Muslim men attacked and beat worshipers with bricks and even "opened fire" on them as they were leaving their worship service.
A controversial Malawian self-professed prophet, who is followed by millions and claims to be able to walk on air and raise the dead, is scheduled to lead a major prophetic event in California next month that promises to deliver "miracles."
Immigration and asylum are tough issues, and there is a lot of disagreement. But there are some things that all Christians should agree on.
The young man felt conflicted. Filling in as the leader of a monthly prayer session, he wondered how bold to be when asking God specifically for healing.
Jim Carrey's now viral caricatures of the White House Press Secretary and then the President are seen by some as political satire and by others as sacrilege.
Castigating the kids of Parkland, including the hundreds and thousands of others who identify closely with them and are as vulnerable to gun violence as they are—and in many cases even more so—is to do the diametric opposite of what Jesus did on the day he called the children to himself.
I will never get tired of telling you about the latest archaeological find that unearths living proof of the Bible's history.
Today, March 21, 2018, is "World Down Syndrome Day" where the international community recognizes and expresses appreciation for the millions of our fellow human beings who have Down syndrome.
People are fleeing the institutional church and there should be no question as to why this exodus is happening.
Should pregnancy care centers be forced to advertise abortions? A California law was squarely aimed at only one kind of facility: pro-life pregnancy centers. California's attempt to muzzle a message it disagrees with couldn't be plainer.
This issue is personal to both of us. We write, respectively, as the president of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, an evangelical denomination headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and a Dreamer whose church, The Crossing Church, is part of the denomination.
Freedom is a very spiritual thing. It's a part of our being made in the glorious image of our Maker. Nevertheless, with the gift of liberty there also comes danger.
Like most leaders, Senator Roger Wicker is astounded that the Navy is even considering letting someone who doesn't believe in God join the chaplaincy. Three years ago, the idea was so absurd that even Obama's military attorneys went to court to stop it.
Stephen Hawking didn't stay in his lane. He was a scientist, but in each of his books and nearly all of his media appearances, he ventured into philosophy, masking metaphysical observations and proclamations in language of scientific certainty.
It is right and good for children to grow up, individuate, and live independently, semi-autonomous from their parents. But when taken to post-modern extremes, autonomy produces individuals who have come to believe that the world literally revolves around them.
The famed astrophysicist, who struggled for most of his life with ALS, left the shackles of his withered body on March 14th, his soul launched into a Christ-less eternity. He had a huge impact as a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. While he made references to God, he remained a staunch atheist to the end.
For the past two years, I have been monitoring the comments and challenges mentioned by church leaders. I am attempting to answer the question: What is hindering many of our churches from achieving health and vitality?
Tucked away within the former abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the upscale Parisian neighborhood of the same name is an elaborate monument that is obviously regal in nature.
The missionary [is] often caricatured as standing under a palm tree, wearing a pith helmet and declaiming the gospel to a group of ill-clad "natives" sitting respectfully around him on the ground.
Washington State has legalized the commercial trade in babies. Think I'm kidding?
Everyone who has been through elementary school has been asked the basic question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" When we ask that question, we are teaching children that your job is an important part of your identity. But how much help do we really give kids in figuring out why vocation is important?
Many pastors make praying for the lost a priority, of course.
"It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak."
We all inherently feel our work should have meaning beyond earning a living — be about something bigger than ourselves. We want a sense that even the tedium in our jobs serves a purpose.
As children, we are "members of the household of God" who "ought to behave in the household of God" as He prescribes.
We all know Abraham—an imperfect man, but one of unfathomable faith as he obediently put his son Isaac on the altar in Genesis 22.
I firmly believe there is a trend being established in the Western world. It's subtle in nature but if you are carefully watching what is going on, you will discern that the tide of public opinion is rapidly turning against true Bible-believing Christians. It is time for followers of Jesus to get ready for persecution in the West.
What explains Billy Graham's humility and integrity? Here was his greatest fear ...
I'll be honest with you: I can be quick to say, "That person needs Jesus." Truthfully, I need Jesus just as much (if not more sometimes) than when I make unhealthy comments like that. Recently, I've come to realize that instead of constantly praying for revival "in other people" I need to first be praying for revival within myself.
Christianity could well use a revival in these days of worldwide apostasy and no one would discourage the move of God's Spirit, but it is far more likely that the church may be concentrated rather than expanded in the next few years.
They're not friendly enough. There have been far too many times I've walked through the foyer of a church and NOT been greeted or said hello to or helped. First impressions matter.