Evangelicals have drawn much criticism after a large majority of them voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, and as many evangelical leaders have acted as informal advisers to the administration. But with 2017 coming to a close, the administration has done much in its first year that conservative evangelicals are celebrating.
At least 730 children were among the 6,700 Rohingya refugees who were burned, shot, or beaten to death in the space of a single month earlier this year, a major humanitarian aid group revealed.
The Australian government has recommended that celibacy be made optional for Catholic priests and that they be forced to report any child sexual abuse revealed to them. Recommendations were made in a recently concluded report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse aimed at protecting children.
Less than 24 hours after suffering a tough primetime loss to their rivals in Pittsburgh on Sunday night, a handful of Baltimore Ravens players, led by devout Christian tight end Benjamin Watson, gave over two dozen underserved families a big Christmas surprise on Monday.
Christian baker Jack Phillips, whose religious freedom case was heard before the U.S. Supreme Court last week, has hit back against celebrity baker Duff Goldman and his argument that bakers must use their creative talents to serve gay weddings, regardless of what they believe.
A 12-year-old Iraqi Christian boy whose home was destroyed by the Islamic State met with Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday and presented him with a gift.
Dr. Julius Zant, a respected retired neurosurgeon-turned-pastor who was attacked by an armed man who threatened to kill him inside a Maryland church as he conducted a Bible study with his parishioners last Thursday, bravely fended off the robber by invoking the name of Jesus.
Evangelical leaders, including John MacArthur of Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, California, and John Piper of DesiringGod.com, have expressed their respects for the life of influential theologian R. C. Sproul.
Best-selling author and popular millennial Pastor Chad Veach has released his latest book, "Faith Forward Future," and hopes to inspire everyone, young people especially, to do all God has destined for them.
Greg Wood, a father of three and International Mission Board missionary who served a village of indigenous people in Mexico, has died from an aggressive brain cancer after a two-year struggle with the disease. He was 48.
Lakewood Church Senior Pastor Joel Osteen has praised the influence and scriptural insight of Associate Pastor John Gray, who was recently named as new senior pastor at Redemption Church in Greenville, South Carolina.
Superstar couple Amy Grant and Vince Gill sat down for an intimate interview with Jenna Bush Hager on the popular NBC morning show "Today" on Thursday and talked about their Christmas traditions. The Christian pop singer declared that Christmas started because of the love of God.
Duggar sister Jill Dillard has seemingly departed from some of her strict conservative family values. The reality star occasionally wears pants, has a new nose piercing and is now sporting a temporary henna tattoo.
Hillary Scott's unborn twins might already know the voice of Lady Antebellum bandmate Charles Kelley.
Carson Wentz's NFL season came to an end with an ACL injury Sunday, but that isn't stopping him from trusting that God has a perfect plan.
Pattie Mallette is sharing her feelings about her son Justin Bieber's relationship with God and his rumored on and off girlfriend, Selena Gomez.
A video of a "friendless" young schoolboy in Tennessee about being bullied for being "ugly" has gone viral, and caused many celebrities to say they are inspired by him and express solidarity.
The Muslim mayor of the Israeli city of Nazareth, which has a large Arab population, has decided to cancel some Christmas events, blaming U.S. President Donald Trump for souring the holiday following his controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
A Muslim man who is the official custodian of the keys to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, also know as the "tomb of Christ," has said that he will not welcome U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to one of the holiest Christian sites.
Criticism by shocked parents and politicians has forced the U.K.'s National Health Service to remove a question asking primary school children if they "feel different" to the gender they were born with.
A North Korean defector has opened up about her horrific experiences at prison camp, where she says women are forced to undergo forced abortions at night, while some inmates are used as dog food.
Two pastors who were attacked and beaten by Hindu extremists right before the beginning of a three-day Gospel meeting in India's Chhattisgarh state were forced to apologize because their conference and the words of Jesus caused snowflake radicals to be offended.
Pope Francis' recently stated concern over the current wording of the Lord's Prayer is not a new debate, according to an official with the Roman Catholic Church.
But what's in a pronoun? Specifically, if a neighbor who identifies as transgender asks us to use ze rather than he or she, does it really matter?
If you or your loved ones are facing bullies, here are some words of wisdom I learned through personal experience:
The posture of the technology sector, refusing to cooperate with the FBI and law enforcement regarding the opening of locked and encrypted cell phones used by evildoers, is not just callous, it is harmful.
This let's recommit ourselves to our ideals and values. No matter what may have happened in our lives, we can start anew today.
Pray about giving and make sure your motives are pure. In other words, don't give in hope of getting something in return, even recognition.
Many media outlets described the defeat of Roy Moore in Alabama as a defeat of President Trump, as if the voters in rejecting Moore were rejecting Trump. And, with Trump's approval ratings so low, does this predict a disastrous outcome for Republicans in 2018?
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I never thought in my wildest dreams I'd talk about Taylor Swift on BreakPoint. Just look what you made me do.
Throughout this season of light for Christians and Jews, let us remember that the victory doesn't always go to the mighty and powerful.
I am delighted to retract my description of David Berkowitz as "evil." He is not who he was. His transformation shows that the gospel that changed Paul's life still changes lives today.
If you have suffered any abuse at the hands of any person, you must tell someone. The enemy loves to keep his lies in the dark where they flourish. Shine the light of truth on those lies about who you are
From the time they were very small, we taught our children to pray.
Everything points to sex, is marketed by sex, and is designed to make us think that sex should be the ultimate objective night and day.
A cycle of teen sex, low motivation, pregnancy, drug use, and poverty is crushing many rural areas.
Jesus Christ is ultimately the solution to the racial divide in America. As Isaiah the prophet foretold: "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called 'Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.'"
Let's face it: For some of us, there's just no pleasure to be found in a cold, heartless gym. But it doesn't have to be that way. I recently met a fellow who has created a different kind of gym experience: one designed to meet our need for exercise and our need for companionship and spiritual growth.
It seems to me that four factors influenced the outcome. I predict that these same factors will continue to be relevant to American elections for the foreseeable future.
Advent — the traditional lead-up to Christmas — has been buried under a pile of twinkle lights, plastic reindeer, and the Grinch. Advent has vanished, culturally speaking.
Hanukkah is a holiday of hope, one that teaches us that there is no limit to what we can accomplish when we let God be our guiding light and do our best to shine our own.
Was this a vote against Trump and therefore part of a larger, national shift, a precursor of things to come?
We've given a wry smile at an offensive joke, instead of saying that it was inappropriate. We've put up with the sly sexual comments, instead of standing our ground and calling it out.
In a decision handed down Monday night, the city council for Hartford, Conn., authorized a new regulation that will force the city's only pro-life pregnancy center to post signage meant to turn women away from its life-saving services.
In times of discontent one has to go straight to the Father to down on his lap, cry if needed be. Then sit and let gratefulness be known. From a place of thankfulness ask him to fill the cup with the things that may be absent.
Rock 'n' roll, at its best, is supposed to be about tolerance, peace and love. Does Roger Waters truly want to commemorate this Christmas with even more bigotry and indifference to the suffering of others?
Peaceful living, I am determining, has much to do with knowing the season God has placed you in.
Christian reaction to the announcement, however, has been an eye-opener, and might have greater impact upon future Jewish-Christian relations than the President's announcement will ultimately have on the politics of the Middle East.
The command to 'Go' brought about the first congregations and became the continuing vision of their earthly mission for Christ, along with the goal of personal spiritual growth. An end result of this church mission was to reach 'the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.'
Isn't it hypocritical for a woman to present herself as a sexual object – clearly, intentionally, and unambiguously – if she doesn't want to be seen as a sexual object?
Scientism puts forth the erroneous assertion that ultimate truth can only be known through science.