Two days after elders at Crossroads Christian Church in Indiana described him as a power-hungry, inexperienced leader who wanted "complete control," fired Pastor Patrick Garcia thanked them for the opportunity they gave him to lead.
Evangelical leaders have responded to the New York Times' claim that the Trump administration is undermining its own priority of protecting religious freedom by emphasizing the policy priorities of evangelical Christians.
After decades of rapid growth, the rate of children being born outside of wedlock is now in decline in the United States.
Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, has explained that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' name change announcement holds a theological significance evangelicals should be aware of.
The Trump White House has turned down an offer from the Turkish government to release imprisoned evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson.
Some Christians recently protested against a giant Satanic Temple statue unveiled at the Arkansas State Capitol, holding Bible verse messages against a Satanic rally.
About four in 10 evangelical Christians say they attend a church where they're taught elements of prosperity gospel, according to a poll.
More than 10,000 have made decisions for Christ as part of the 29th annual Southern California Harvest when those who made decisions through Facebook Live or online simulcast are included in the total. Over 325,000 tuned in the three-night event and over 100,000 attended live at Angel Stadium.
In the wake of numerous scandals among pastors in recent years, former megachurch pastor Tullian Tchividjian is making an appeal to churches: extend grace and forgiveness to disgraced leaders.
The New York Timesbest-selling Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus has been expanded to include reflections from the late author's wife, Michelle Qureshi.
Two pastors resigned in protest from Crossroads Christian Church in Indiana Saturday after elders painted fired lead pastor Patrick Garcia, as a power-hungry, inexperienced leader who wanted "complete control."
Rascal Flatts member Jay DeMarcus says he and his wife Allison are raising their children Christian because it's important to have a foundation in Jesus.
The story of a man who says he "spent 12 days with God" while he was in the hospital has been made into a movie.
Christian rocker Oz Fox from the band Stryper collapsed on stage during a concert in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday.
A movie depicting the actions of infamous Pennsylvania abortionist and convicted killer Kermit Gosnell has had its first official trailer released.
Batman, one of DC Comics' most recognizable fictional heroes, no longer believes in God in the latest comic book issue.
An Iranian court has sentenced 12 Christians to one year in prison for holding worship meetings and evangelizing — crimes that Iran considers to be "propaganda activities."
A U.S. Christian missionary from Arizona has been arrested in Uganda after a violent, racist attack on hotel staff, where he threatened to kill one man while saying "you hate Jesus."
A Palestinian Christian woman has explained how her views on God changed when she converted from Islam, and why she wanted to go to Hell as a Muslim.
Germany is a step closer to allowing its citizens to legally identify as a third gender — instead of male or female — on official documents in which they will be designated as "diverse."
How do conservative Christians propose to preserve the way the Bible has expressed God's truth?
The Brunson dispute may contribute to the unraveling of Turkey's 70-year alliance with America. Given its strategic importance, is the loss worth it? And should Brunson's advocates, Christian or otherwise, adamantly push ahead despite this risk?
As bad as this is, the Opioid Crisis pales in comparison to the statistics concerning alcohol abuse and its related harms. Alcohol abuse is the state's third leading cause of preventable death.
Having spent many years in complementarian and patriarchal circles, I often heard the teaching that "Husbands are to be prophets, priests, and kings in their homes". I didn't question it at the time, but I now find it to be completely unbiblical.
Although a public official's private life is not always or in every way relevant to public office, and although public officials should not be held to unreasonable moral standards, it is nonetheless true that personal character matters for public office.
There is a time to mourn. There's also a time to demand answers and accountability. This is a time for both.
Stone Mountain rises 825 feet above the suburban Atlanta landscape, a towering symbol of the area's divisive racial history. On August 25, black and white Christians from the Atlanta area and around the Southeast will write a new chapter in the history of the mountain.
One of the prominent features of Jesus' earthly ministry was the casting out of demons. So why didn't Jesus and the apostles just "cast out" unbelief the way they cast out demons?
Are men and women that different? The answer assumed by much of our culture is, "no." But any woman who's had a baby knows better.
Due to the sensitive nature of this article, it's important that I make some preliminary statements. There will be enough controversy if my words are rightly understood, let alone misunderstood.
When Abraham was one hundred years old, God finally gave him and Sarah the son of promise—Isaac. And with Isaac came the fulfillment of the covenant between God and Abraham, and, with that fulfillment, the blessings of God.
The #MeToo Movement will be one of the historic markers of 2018. Its impact is felt in the entertainment industry, in politics, in businesses and, undoubtedly, in churches.
Do Christians need spiritual training? Absolutely. In some ways, the training concepts for a believer are much simpler than what football players have to digest each year as they prepare to play.
Disturbing leaked guidance distributed to BMA members, says medical professionals should be allowed to remove tubes giving food and water to those who cannot feed themselves. Doctors will be enabled to decide to end the lives of patients with severe dementia or other degenerative diseases by effectively starving and dehydrating them.
The situation for Evangelicals in Cuba greatly depends on which denomination the congregations belongs to.
A man who wants to legalize incest is running for public office and is not ashamed. This should not surprise us in the least. We have been heading in this direction for decades now. Some have called for sympathy and understanding for pedophiles. After all, we are reminded, they did not choose their feelings, and they are people like everyone else.
I have come in contact with believers who have been steeped in the "unconditional love" teachings. I have observed that they often exhibit an attitude, an attitude that corresponds greatly with the narcissism of our self-focused society. The attitude of self-entitlement!
These are angry times. So what better time for Christians to display good manners, courtesy, and respect?
As California appears poised to pass a draconian bill that directly attacks your religious freedoms, it's time for you to draw a line in the sand. If the bill passes, you must choose to obey God rather than man. It's time for civil disobedience.
All this prompts the question: how many people reject Christianity because the word 'God' makes them think of him?
Believe it or not, Jack Phillips is once again being hauled before the Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
How do I start sharing the Gospel with my kids at such a young age? It seems that, just like money, we need to steward the Good News as well.
A member of the Church Answers community recently asked about the characteristics of healthy churches today. Immediately, I began to review churches that were having great community impact, whose members regularly had gospel conversations, and whose leaders faithfully preached the Word with power every week.
There's another side to Charlottesville that I wish would get the same kind of attention as did the negative events. The media generally ignores this story.
The Christian church worldwide has always sought to improve people's welfare. How then, in light of the best scientific and historical knowledge, ought the church to respond to climate change? Of all the environmental issues at our hand, climate change is the most controversial and most talked about issue in the last two decades.
I'm aware, of course, that there are mega-churches famous for failing to preach against sin. And I'm aware that far too many leaders avoid addressing cultural issues like the plague. And to the extent that these ministries see "success," this would indicate that there is always a large audience for a non-confrontational, baby food gospel. But there are plenty of Christians who have no interest in pablum.
Most of us know it's not good for our health to sit all day, but many jobs involve hours of sitting. Many of us work long hours then have family and home responsibilities once we leave work. Is there a way to be productive at work and home while still getting the physical exercise we need each day?
While all of these polls purportedly show strong public support for Roe v. Wade, nearly all of them are flawed in at least one of two ways.