In its jails in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State terror group uses a new method of torture to extract confession from prisoners. "The Flying Carpet" is a hinged board, to which inmates are strapped and then bent in half, breaking their backbones, a dissident group has revealed.
Police in southwest Nigeria on Monday arrested a pastor who chained his 9-year-old son inside the church for more than a month for stealing food, believing the boy was "possessed."
The day after appearing alongside Hillary Clinton as her running mate for the first time, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was in his Richmond Catholic church Sunday to seek prayers and also sang the Communion hymn. Kaine spoke to journalists after the service about his involvement in the largely black church.
A leaked email shows that Democratic National Committee CFO Brad Marshall told DNC's Communications Director Luis Miranda and others in May that the party should "get someone to ask" about Bernie Sanders' religious beliefs to undermine his presidential campaign. Sanders has responded by stating he's "not an atheist."
Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in a Shiite neighborhood in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, which left at least 21 dead and dozens injured Sunday.
Pastor Rick Warren of the Saddleback megachurch in California addressed racism in his sermon in the wake of shootings targeting law and enforcement officers following shooting deaths of black Americans, describing seven attitudes to racism and identifying the one which Christians should have.
Jon Bloom, co-founder of Desiring God, writes that the Holy Spirit flowing through the faith of a disciple of Jesus is the most powerful thing on earth, but believers do have one vulnerability which can weaken and destroy them, and which Satan targets in his attacks. The author also shares how Spirit helped him in a battle with the devil.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee Saturday reacted to Hillary Clinton's VP choice, criticizing Sen. Tim Kaine's pro-abortion votes but also praising him as a "genuine" guy whose "faith is real."
National Geographic Channel's record-breaking miniseries "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman" has been picked up for a second season, according to reports.
Syrian activists are posting photographs of children posing with drawings of Pokemon characters on social media to draw the world's attention to their plight as the conflict carries on for five years.
Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was fired from his job last year after the city took offense to a book he wrote on his Christian faith promoting biblical marriage, shared his testimony before a House committee, speaking about the need for a measure to protect religious freedom for those who believe in traditional marriage.
In a candid "I Am Second" video, Shawn Johnson, the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist, pours her heart out, sharing her fear of failure and disappointment with success and how those experiences led her to Jesus, who gave her freedom.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's announcement that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is his vice presidential running mate is drawing mixed response from evangelical and conservative leaders, with some praising Pence for his pro-life commitments, but a few others denouncing his failure to protect religious freedom in his state.
Lavish "Diamond" Reynolds, the fiancee of Philando Castile, spoke at the The Potter's House church in Dallas Sunday about Castile's death after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer last week.
Donald Trump is seriously considering Michael Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and pro-abortion rights registered Democrat, as his running mate, according to reports.
Ken Ham, president and CEO of the creationist organization Answer in Genesis, showed Bill Nye "The Science Guy," his former debate opponent, through the Ark Encounter, the life-size replica of Noah's Ark, and also shared the gospel with him.
Clayton King, the leader of Crossroads Worldwide ministry, has been appointed the interim senior pastor of the South Carolina's NewSpring Church after the megachurch's founding and senior pastor, Perry Noble, was fired for alcohol abuse and other "unfortunate choices and decisions."
With 10 more states filing a lawsuit against the Obama administration's recent directive that all federally funded schools must allow students to use restrooms, locker rooms and other facilities and activities according to their self-proclaimed gender identity, the number of states challenging the "guidance" has risen to 21.
Many would expect the voting decision of a Christian to be informed by immigration, national security, support for Israel and national debt, but David Jeremiah, pastor of California's Shadow Mountain Community Church, says there's something far more important that he will base his choice of president on.
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is trailing his Democratic contender Hillary Clinton in support among Hispanic registered voters, but Clinton only has seven-percent advantage among English dominant Hispanics, according to a new poll by Pew Research.
Nearly 70 leading companies have filed a friend-of-the-Court brief to support the Department of Justice in its lawsuit to block North Carolina's HB2 bathroom law.
Southern Baptist Convention's Russell Moore, Christian pastors and conservative leaders have expressed grief and offered advice on dealing with the killing of five Dallas police officers in a sniper attack, which followed two high-profile killings of black men by police.
Dave Ferguson, lead pastor of Community Christian Church in Naperville, Ill., deals with the question how Jesus would choose a president, sharing three ways Jesus handled politics during His time on earth according to the Bible.
The governing body of the Church of England is expected to decide this week whether clergy should be banned from wearing clothing that is either skimpy or carries a message that indicates a departure from the denomination's doctrines, while leading a worship service.
Matt Graves, the father of 2-year-old Lane Graves who was snatched and drowned by an alligator while on a family vacation at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando last month, says he fought with two gators in his unsuccessful attempt to save his son.