The Trump White House has turned down an offer from the Turkish government to release imprisoned evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson.
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Some Christians recently protested against a giant Satanic Temple statue unveiled at the Arkansas State Capitol, holding Bible verse messages against a Satanic rally.
Ben Carson shared the stunning ways in which God surprised him early on in his career. "I discovered early on in my neurosurgeon career that God was a neurosurgeon."
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."
The New York Timesbest-selling Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus has been expanded to include reflections from the late author's wife, Michelle Qureshi.
A U.S. bishop has claimed that a "homosexual subculture" exists within the "hierarchy of the Catholic Church," which is leading to the mass child sex abuse scandals.
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."
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Aug. 19-25, in Church history. They include the death of Blaise Pascal, the founding of the World Council of Churches, and the beginning of a brutal massacre of Protestants.
A couple threatened with eviction from their Virginia-based senior living community for hosting a Bible study have gotten the support of a conservative legal group to fight the decision.
Popular evangelist and megachurch Pastor Greg Laurie has shared his thoughts on the circumstances involving Christian leaders being exposed for sinful behavior and talked about the safeguards he has in place in his own life.
Pastor and best-selling author Max Lucado has said that the dramatic increase in suicide over the last two decades is partially due to the lack of hope stemming from the rise of secularism across the U.S.
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.
Two million Muslims convened on Sunday for the start of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, and some of them are seeing Jesus in dreams, a missionary has claimed.
Undercover police and Chinese government officials raided a church in Henan province Sunday where they seized worshipers' cellphones and iPads as they were being arrested.
The Trump administration has sanctioned Myanmar military forces for their "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya population in Rakhine state and "widespread human rights abuses" against Christians and other religious minorities in two other states.
An Indian pastor and his son were beaten with sticks and clubs by a group of about 30 Hindu radicals while walking home from a prayer meeting, a rights group has reported.
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.
A curious division exists among the Religious Left when it comes to the subject of abortion.
In large numbers, the military is targeting Christians in Kachin and Shan, another northern state, and has displaced around 100,000 more.
A big win for life in New Mexico had a small beginning: believers willing to speak out.
Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity are proving as transformational as the first century church was in ancient Rome. They also reveal the stark contrasts between mere revolution and extraordinary transformation.
I recently talked with Dr. Tony Evans, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church, about what Christians should keep in mind as primaries continue and the November 6 midterm elections near. His thoughts are a timely encouragement for Christians to remember to cast a vote that flows from a biblical worldview that is allied with God's kingdom, not a political party.