As the world awaits Pakistan Supreme Court's decision in the death sentence appeal of Christian mother Asia Bibi, radicals have threatened violence and promised nationwide protests if she is set free.
The Lilly Endowment has donated a combined $70 million to dozens of Christian colleges and ministries across the nation to help them establish pastor support networks and programs in 29 states.
Eugene Peterson, a beloved pastor best known to many for his award-winning book The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language, may have just months left to live, according to his son, Eric.
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.
Evangelical churches must respond to the revelations of the #MeToo Movement with "grace and love," according to a Christian author and activist.
While admitting that he thought about taking his own life when he experienced despair and guilt, Tullian Tchividjian suggested that Christians aren't damned directly because of suicide.
Matt Chandler, pastor of a Texas megachurch, has explained why God gives His people specific spiritual gifts — and the importance of using those gifts to benefit the body of Christ.
"How can God choose some and not all?" A Baptist pastor has attempted to answer this age-old question of salvation.
Michael Jr. is releasing his new comedy special "More Than Funny" this month, and in the film, the Christian comedian blends comedy and real-life inspiration in an effort to encourage people to find their "punchline."
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.
The success of faith-based films in the last several years has led to a resurgence of Christian movies being made in Hollywood. 2019 is already lined with a number of motion pictures that will hit theaters once again, this time telling the true stories of a mother who prays her son back to life, another that reveals the lies behind Roe V. Wade, and a powerful fiction the teaches power of knowing one's identity in God.
Faith-based films are usually told from the perspective of those who are already believers, but filmmaker Matt Chastain thought it'd be interesting to show what goes on in church culture through the eyes of a skeptic who joins a small group.
Grammy Award-winning Christian singer Zach Williams joined the likes of his musical hero Johnny Cash and recorded his latest album live from a prison.
Iranian Christians are witnessing one of the "fastest growing underground church movements" in the world, a ministry has said, but are also under intense persecution.
Doctors from a Toronto children's hospital recently published policies on physician-assisted suicide for children, revealing that in some cases, parents won't be notified until after the child has died.
Two ancient Christian texts were spared from the wrath of the Islamic State's path of destruction in Iraq thanks to a Muslim family.
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.
Asia Bibi, the Christian mother of five who's on death row in Pakistan for "blasphemy," has asked Christians worldwide to pray for her as her nine-year ordeal continues.
As you make your way through life, how often do you have questions you'd like to ask of God? And how many of those questions start with, "Why?"
I'm reading about more and more former people like Erick Erickson. They were once Never Trumpers, but they would vote for him in 2020 if he runs again. What's changing their minds?
Roughly three-fourths of the Bible is found in the Old Testament. Most Christians, however, spend the bulk of their Bible-reading time in the New Testament. If you're one of them, then you may not be intimately familiar with what was, in the time of Jesus, the entire Bible. Here are three things that you may not know about the Old Testament.
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."
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 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: