Speaker and author Rosaria Butterfield, a former lesbian, explained why she signed the Nashville Statement, which was released by a broad coalition of Christian leaders, including J. I. Packer and Francis Chan, articulating God's design for human identity as male and female.
President Donald Trump met with leaders of the Christian community in the Oval Office and urged the nation to pray for the survivors of Hurricane Harvey and for the response and recovery efforts on Sunday. He also pledged $1 million of his personal money to help victims in Texas and Louisiana.
A 5-year-old girl in the U.K., a native English speaker, was placed in the foster care of Muslim families, where women wear "niqabs" and "burqas" to cover their faces, according to a report. The girl was also encouraged to learn Arabic and her cross necklace was removed.
While attacks against the Christian minority has increased in Nepal, the Himalayan country's parliament passed a bill criminalizing religious conversion and the "hurting of religious sentiment," aiming to restrict evangelism. The move is likely to further escalate Christian persecution.
Sylvester Turner, the mayor of Houston where at least five people have died during Tropical Storm Harvey, had told the residents to remain in their homes despite Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's warning about the possibility of flooding and suggestion to "strongly consider evacuating."
In an effort to be more "inclusive," a Catholic school in California is removing a statue of baby Jesus and Mary and all other Catholic icons from its campus.
We live in a more complex world today, and that can be a major challenge for Christian parents. But there are five things that can help them raise a child that would know, love and serve God, shared writer and speaker Jen Wilkin at Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's national conference.
The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, the Christian pastor who was freed and returned home to Canada earlier this month, said he derived strength from a copy of the Bible that was given to him during his isolation at the North Korean labor camp where he was held.
A Christian pastor from North Carolina, who was imprisoned in Turkey on a false terrorism charge because of his Christian faith, now faces four new charges, including espionage, according to reports.
Weeks after a white nationalist rally erupted in violence in Virginia, a panel of experts and pastors spoke at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's national conference on the topic of how parents can teach their children to hold biblical views on racial unity.
Canada has announced that it will be issuing gender neutral passports and other government documents to citizens who identify as being neither male nor female or gender fluid by marking government documents with an "X" in an effort to "support LGBTQ2 rights" and advance its "agenda on gender equality, diversity and inclusion."
Hurricane Harvey, being described as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in more than a decade, made landfall near Rockport, Texas, with winds of 130 mph on Friday night, and the National Hurricane Center warns it could lead to "catastrophic flooding" in parts of the state.
Russia's Crackdown on Evangelism Leads to Prosecution of Mostly Christians 1 Year After 'Anti-Missionary' Law
Evangelical Protestants make up the majority of the 181 cases prosecuted by Russian authorities under the country's notorious "anti-missionary" laws, which came into force last July, according to a report.
As many as 410 incidents of attacks, harassment and threats on Christians were reported in India in the first six months of 2017, the highest ever since the country's independence, according to figures compiled by partners of Open Doors. Attackers are generally from or influenced by groups associated with the governing Hindu nationalist party.
Sweden Tells Iranian Christian Woman Fearing Deportation It's Her 'Problem She Decided to Become Christian'
An Iranian actress, who moved to Sweden after her conversion from Islam to Christianity following a vision of Jesus in her dream, is now facing deportation and has been told by Swedish authorities "it's not our problem if you decided to become a Christian" even if the refusal of asylum results in rape, torture or death.
The day after the U.N. Security Council slapped new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Pyongyang should realize "we are not playing anymore."
About one in 10 Protestant churches has had someone embezzle funds, according to a new survey by LifeWay Research, which says it could be due to churches' reliance on volunteers to handle their finances.
A secretive unit of Islamic State has been training British fighters to carry out terror attacks in the United Kingdom, according to a report, which says the same unit had trained the jihadists behind the Paris and Brussels attacks.
The Cuban government has told Pastor Ramón Rigal, who is being punished for homeschooling his two children, that he is no longer allowed to work as a church leader.
An increasing number of parents in the United Kingdom are buying gadgets and apps that allow them to track their children and know their whereabouts, according to a report.
The Islamic State terror group has lost almost a third of its territory in Iraq and Syria mainly due to new policies adopted by President Donald Trump and his administration, a senior State Department official said Friday.
Can a church member substitute volunteering for financial giving? Pastor and church members disagree whether these two forms of generosity are interchangeable, according to a Barna study.
Cambodia has ordered the expulsion of an American Christian group that rescues child sex slaves after it was featured in a recent CNN report, which Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called an "insulting" story as it exposed how some girls were sold by their own mothers.
A study by The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation claims that Christians in general, and white evangelical Christians in particular, are much more likely than non-Christians to attribute poverty to individual failings.
Sex traffickers and the Islamic State terror group use identical tactics for recruitment, according to Jeff Tiegs, who is with a group working to end sex trafficking in the United States and who is also a counterterrorism expert.