Paige Patterson, the now former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary president, has released a statement about his decision to resign by saying that he's "hurt" by the events that transpired amid controversies surrounding his past comments, but has vowed to carry on his Christian witness.
A federal district court has ruled in favor of a transgender teenager from Virginia whose case is at the heart of the debate over school bathrooms, a matter the Supreme Court had previously vacated.
Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas, has sparked an outcry among some state science teachers for proposing new draft K-12 science standards that remove the word "evolution" and its explanations which they see as a push to replace the Darwinian theory with the teaching of Intelligent Design.
In the United States, the percentage of adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender has increased to 4.5 percent, according to a year-long survey, which also shows that the biggest increase has been among millennials.
A federal judge has ruled that President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account cannot block people on the basis of expressed political views.
The teenager charged with shooting 10 people to death at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, last week was a "good boy" who was bullied which is why he lashed out, his father says.
Approximately 6,000 people attended the United Methodist Women's quadrennial Assembly, where leaders denounced the denomination's recent voting down of an amendment to their Book of Discipline which said that God is not "male or female."
A pro-life speaker whose talk about abortion at Google's headquarters went viral, is urging Christians to think deeply and not skip deliberate prayer before confronting cultural evils. Such is the approach of Jesus, she argued.
Rick Patrick, an Alabama pastor, publisher of SBC Today and executive director of the Connect 316 ministry, has apologized for a Facebook post mocking prominent evangelical supporters of women as the #MeToo movement rises in churches.
The last will and testament of famous evangelist Billy Graham, who died at the age of 99 in February, has been released to the public.
Singer Ed Sheeran is speaking out against a pro-life campaign that's been using his song "Small Bump" to support Ireland's Eighth Amendment that protects the unborn, saying that their cause "does not reflect what the song is about."
U.K. television presenter Simon Thomas has said that losing his wife to cancer suddenly last year was the "biggest test" of his Christian faith, but added that he can not bring himself to abandon God.
A leading family television watchdog is calling on the online streaming service Netflix to pull its series "13 Reasons Why" as scenes in the show's second season show a teen being sodomized with a mop handle and the same teen plotting a school shooting in revenge.
Evangelical ethicist Russell D. Moore has joined other parents online expressing their "horror" at an interpretation of the children's movie "Show Dogs," released last week, which some say could be used to promote child grooming and sexual abuse.
Atticus Shaffer has been making audiences laugh for the past decade with his comical portrayal of "Brick" in "The Middle." He is also an outspoken Christian and has a painful genetic disorder that is characterized by easily broken bones.
Two of Nigeria's largest Christian associations have warned of grave consequences, including an open "religious war," if a 15-year-old Christian girl kidnapped by Islamic radical group Boko Haram dies in captivity.
A pastor of Celestial Church of Christ in Nigeria has been arrested in Lagos State after a woman who had taken one of his "spiritual concoctions" died.
An Australian girl who doctors said was almost completely brain-dead just over eight months ago has defied the odds by walking again on her own power. She's now known as the "miracle girl."
A Nigerian church leader who fled persecution and is now living in the United States recently shared the horrifying details of how his father was killed for simply standing by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and how terrorists aligned with the Islamic State burned down his church building.
Roman Catholic Church leader Pope Francis has reportedly told a gay man who is a victim of clerical sex abuse that God made him gay and loves him the way he is.
Ten evangelical pastors and their wives are among the 110 people who died in a plane crash near La Haban in Cuba on Friday, their church has confirmed.
The Jesus being presented in many churches today is different because He is not the One we find in the Bible. The popular Jesus being presented is the one who fills churches to the rafters with fans and not disciples. Many of our modern churches focus on self-improvement instead of dying to self.
Sometimes premarital counseling includes conversations about having children. But what about conversations about not being able to have children?
Neuroscientists are studying the effects of media on our brains and many believe because of the endless addictive intake our brains are actually changing.
For decades the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has gotten away with creating regulations that lack sound scientific basis, costing Americans hundreds of billions of dollars without solid evidence that those costs were justified.
According to the Media Research Center, broadcast television news coverage of President Trump was 90% negative in the first quarter of 2018.
"Forget about trying to get prayer back in schools. We need to start praying in our schools." I want to encourage committed Christian young people on our campuses throughout America to join together for a few minutes each day for prayer.
The pope's alleged statement that God would make someone gay and would want him to stay gay goes against Scripture and established Christian doctrine. This is what happens when compassion is divorced from truth and any hope of transformation. And sadly, it's not just the alleged position of the pope and many in society, but of many evangelicals too.
Ellla Dawson is one millennial that make me concerned for our future. Dawson calls herself a feminist who basically treats sex like a contact sport, for lack of a better term.
Fathers, in this article I would like to call you like a good coach, to come off of the bench and get in the game. The game I am talking about is the game of life.
No matter how many improvements we make in our attitude and habits, we still find ourselves significantly broken and messed up on the inside. After two decades of seeing 20 people a week as a clinical psychologist, Jordan Peterson is fully aware of this universal dilemma.
Before the politically correct crowd started criticizing free speech constantly, you rarely heard about gaffes by politicos. Now the news is full of them. The left figured out that by labeling more and more speech as "hate" and "intolerant," they could take down figures out the right without ever actually debating them on the merits of issues.
California is poised to pass a bill that is terrible for LGBT people. Conservatives are mobilizing against the bill, but liberals should oppose it too. Here are four reasons why
Maybe it's a matter of timing. Maybe I'm not giving this a fair shake. But whenever I happen to tune in to CNN, there's a panel of talking heads discussing President Trump and the porn star. Or President Trump and the Mueller investigation. Or President Trump and whether he'll be impeached.
Some LGBT advocates say those with same-sex attraction who use "avoidance techniques" are cheating.
The sudden loss of a loved one is beyond devastating. When a loved one leaves this world for the next, we are torn apart inside, so we cry and we mourn.
President Donald Trump continues to address the American people's practical needs. Now, he is out to reduce drug costs with his latest initiative "American Patients First."
"There's been another school shooting" is a phrase I hope I never get used to hearing.
In the 1930s and 40s, six million Jews perished at the hands of the Nazis. But amazingly, this would be news to many among us.
The Yanny vs. Laurel debate has taken the internet by storm. The offshoot of all this is simple (and scary): Two sincere people can hear (or see) two different things at one and the same time, even though they're hearing (or seeing) the very same thing. But that does mean that all truth is up for grabs?
The wedding sermon from Episcopal Church USA Michael Curry justifiably has earned rave reviews for compelling delivery and a love-soaked message very appropriate for a wedding, royal or otherwise.
For the only way to objectively determine if this multiethnic vision that the 11 o'clock hour on Sunday morning no longer remains "the most segregated hour in America", if that's the case at all, is by visually observing and monitoring how many people of varying shades of melanin are occupying the pews on any given Sunday morning.
Church bylaws are a necessity, both from a legal and an organizational perspective. They provide the framework from which the organization exists and operates.
It can be difficult to remember the security of our eternity when we are facing the ugly realities of a sinful and fallen world. In a time when human life is devalued, when virtue is weakened or even shamed, and when our God is continually shoved out of a culture that constantly claims to esteem love above everything else, it is tempting for God's people to fall into discouragement and even despair.
What teachings of the scriptures encapsulate the requirements for eternal life? We're going to look at some scriptures, and some instructions in those scriptures for how to receive eternal life, live it out on Earth, and how to be found as a faithful servant when we meet Jesus in heaven.
Mark Dallas is truly a hero. However, real heroes don't generally see themselves that way. They say they were just doing their job or doing what anyone would do. The fact that they believe they're not heroes is one of the reasons they are.
Among the patriarchs of Christian theology C.S. Lewis, deserves a spot in the top five. However, some of his beliefs aligned closer to Catholicism, rather than Protestantism. Lewis' stance on the afterlife will take some modern-day evangelicals off guard and it should.
I have met far too many youth leaders who have been fired. Some of them have been let go for legit reasons. Others have been fired because they were doing God's work in God's way and it created a ripple effect that not everyone liked.