Christians are continuing to share the Gospel even in highly dangerous areas in the Middle East where the Islamic State terror group remains on the minds of the people.
"Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer," the movie which depicts the story of real-life abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, broke in the top 10 at the box office its opening weekend.
Over 1,300 people have signed up to attend a public witchcraft event aiming to place a hex on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, along with "all rapists" and the patriarchy behind them.
The American Academy of Family Physicians is now taking a "neutral" stance on assisted suicide.
A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for attempted first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn baby when he tried to get his then-girlfriend to ingest an abortion-inducing drug.
If depression does not relent, a pastor will cease to be a benefit his congregation, John Piper says. But another pastor who has lived through serious depression says what is needed is to destigmatize mental illness.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Oct. 14-20, in Church history. They include John Wesley sailing to America, Martin Luther getting his doctorate of theology, and Russia's most notable church holding worship for the first time in over 6 decades.
A pastor who's part of a multisite megachurch has implored Christians, especially those who are single, to not waste their time on pornography and video games while "the real world is on fire."
Christian families should not forsake family members who are LGBT, says Andrew T. Walker, director of Research and Senior Fellow in Christian Ethics at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.
When people seem to have more of a relationship with their cell phone than they do with other people, there's a problem. And when social media becomes a place where people dump their garbage — all things mean and ugly — there's a problem. Popular Christian Media leader Joe Battaglia addresses those issues in his new book, Unfriended.
Pop star Justin Bieber was spotted being comforted outside his church on Wednesday, shortly after news broke that his ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, had entered a mental health facility.
Actor and comedian Tom Arnold has threatened to fight former "Superman" actor Dean Cain over an ongoing feud sparked by Arnold's anger over Cain's involvement with the Christian conservative advocacy organization Family Research Council.
Singer Lauren Daigle went to a maximum security prison after the release of her new hit album, "Look Up Child," and described the experience as one she'll never forget.
Houston Texans safety Andre Hal praised God during a recent announcement that he's now in remission after enduring treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Friday's trial that concluded in Turkey's release of American Pastor Andrew Brunson was an emotional rollercoaster for not only Brunson and his wife, Norine, but also for those in attendance.
Hundreds of minority Christians in Myanmar are being forced to sign papers vowing to limit their faith and not pray in churches, pastors have warned.
Hundreds responded to the message of salvation and turned from their sins last weekend at a Billy Graham Evangelistic Association revival in Mexico's third largest city.
Seventeen Islamic militants were sentenced to death on Thursday for their role in multiple church bombings in Egypt that killed scores of Coptic Christians.
Two Christian teachers in Kenya were murdered on Wednesday when Islamic militants ambushed a school.
We have developed the most advanced meteorological technology known to humanity. But our best scientific instruments are no match for nature. The devastation is another reminder that our world is more unpredictable and ungovernable than we wish to admit.
I had a full-time job, but every month was still a struggle. We were always one unexpected bill or one car repair away from being homeless again. There was no such thing as hashtags back then, but if there had been, hashtags like #singlemomlife and #inthetrenches and #inthethickofit would have been recurring themes for us.
"I am a cancer survivor," I said. Many people in the room began to weep. Though they had wonderful doctors and nurses, their medical resources were almost non-existent. I looked into the faces of men and women who would surely be dead in a few months. "Yes, I am a cancer survivor," I told them. "But someday I will die, and so will you. Today, I have come to tell you how you can live forever."
I see more signs of healthy church leaders today than I have seen at any point in my 30 years of ministry.
Theodor Herzl is celebrated as the founding father of Zionism. He is a leader much admired in the pro-Israel Christian community.
How is it that a nation known for its politeness has become so committed to killing its most vulnerable citizens?
I was in my early thirties, established in my career and comfortable in my skin, but I was still nervous when the time came to meet my future mother-in-law. Would she like me as a person, approve of me as a daughter-in-law, accept me into the family, even with my bad-girl past?
Paul reminded the Ephesians of the gift of enlightenment they had received in their faith, and how grateful he was for them and their new "sight."
A new film is telling the details of a horror so unspeakable, it shocked federal investigators. It's a story that needs to be told.
The current political tone and the debate over "civility" demonstrate that the "root" is growing rapidly in America, and is being nurtured by many important voices who douse the socio-cultural-political landscape with vitriol.
Female Genital Mutilation is the chilling name of a barbaric procedure suffered by an estimated 500,000 Muslim girls in the United States. Georgia physician Dr. T. Wayne Bloodworth's mission is to provide free surgeries to restore the bodies and minds of women who have been traumatized and robbed of their female identity.
How many remember the very first days of becoming a Christian? How many remember the experience of being filled with God's Holy Spirit? Oh the new joy! Oh the new peace that passed all understanding!
We are witnessing an epidemic of deep bitterness and resentment that most of us have never seen in American society. It seems that everyone resents everyone else.
You need to go see the new movie "Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer," starring actor Dean Cain in the leading role.
Several years ago I worked for a church in a predominantly working-class neighborhood in the south part of Louisville, Kentucky. Almost every Caucasian I met there readily, even proudly, identified as Catholic. Follow up questions revealed that the vast majority hardly ever attended mass.
This Friday, October 12th, the story of perhaps America's most prolific serial killer will come to big screens across the country. It's fact, not fiction.
Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court. It was something the likes of which our nation has never seen. But the novelty isn't over yet, as the reactions, and the reactions to the reactions, continue to pour in. Division is increasing and it is toxic.
A new Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll measures the degree to which Americans think it's important for political candidates to have strong religious beliefs. There are three good reasons believers and non-believers alike should want their political candidates to be religious.
The truth is that we all mishandle money at some point in our lives. Few of us were taught what God says about money in the Bible and as a result, we flounder around trying to do the best we can.
Throughout history there are Christians who chose to run into the brokenness, not away from it. And one just won the Nobel Peace Prize.
If you have served in church leadership for several years, you have likely heard this statement:
Given the volatility of today's political climate, it may surprise you to know that, on Judgment Day when we give account to God, His main question to us will not be: What did you do with Donald Trump? Yet for many of us who profess to be followers of Jesus, that's the big issue: Where do you stand with Trump?
The issue of abortion is fraught and divides the church in the most unchristian way. The nature of the debate forces the Christian community to choose sides which engenders suspicion of the genuineness of each other's faith. The church cannot be anything but anti when it comes to abortion. But to be anti-abortion does not, and should not constrain us to an anti-choice only position.
God's secret wisdom is given to those who are humble in heart, and willing to admit they need the Lord's grace and guidance. God's secret wisdom is not given to the proud.