Declining church attendance is partly because of basic economics and a Christian media-saturated world, which has unfortunately communicated that the time and place for worship does not really matter, according to author Skye Jethani.
New research from LifeWay about what Americans value reveals they prize "personal freedom" most, a finding one leading pastor and radio host believes reflects a "me-centered" culture.
Collection plates in the Church of England are being digitized, an effort leaders say will enable millennial churchgoers to give more easily since many no longer carry cash.
A college prep event in Michigan asked high school students to tally how many privileges they have, and upon completing the exercise the white students were singled out as having the most.
The Senate version of the Obamacare repeal bill reportedly includes language to defund Planned Parenthood, a signature goal for the pro-life movement amid close Republican margins and previous statements signaling willingness to compromise to pass the bill.
Fourteen felony charges that were filed in California against undercover investigative pro-life activists who exposed Planned Parenthood's selling of fetal body parts to biotech firms and other practices have been dismissed.
The majority of Christians have been wrong about Israel for most of their history, according to a leading Anglican theologian and Israel scholar.
The Department of Education has closed an investigation into Liberty University that was set in motion by a sexual assault claim last fall, citing a lack of jurisdiction.
A new study Bible with a distinctly African voice has been launched to equip and disciple the churches in Africa, which is growing exponentially. An estimated 20,000 are coming to Christ every day.
A Texas pastor originally from Iraq is urging the Church to get out of politics amid the swirling debate about travel bans and do the work of ministering to refugees because "God is sending the nations here."
Republicans have sex more often than Democrats and have extramarital affairs less often, according to a leading family studies scholar.
The trend of feminine and ultra-casual clothing for men has several theologians observing the influence of the "gender cult" and the decline of masculine dress, calling the church to model to men how to wear clothes.
The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's policy wing called white supremacy and blood and soil racism "anti-Christ doctrines," and urged all Baptists to be "a sign of contradiction to the world."
Southern Baptists reaffirmed several theological commitments at the denomination's annual meeting Tuesday, emphasizing orthodoxy and missions amid declining numbers and following a divisive election year.
As Congress and President Trump work to pass tax reform some Christian leaders are concerned that current proposals in the House will yield a substantial decrease in charitable giving.
Surrogate pregnancies are often portrayed in popular culture as a noble option for couples who are unable to conceive a child but these arrangements are routinely fraught with all kinds of abuses, says bioethicist and documentary filmmaker Jennifer Lahl.
A Christian movement with a left-wing activist bent is underway, says The New York Times, its front page headline declaring that religious liberals have "sat out of politics for 40 years" but now intend to change the game.
Pastor Greg Laurie believes that so many people have wrong ideas about who God is. The evangelist set the record straight during the annual Harvest America event Sunday night.
Vice President Mike Pence is reiterating the support of President Donald Trump for the causes dear to Christian conservatives, saying in a speech that the 45th president will "never stop fighting" for them.
Parents of college-bound teenagers should strive to instill them with the knowledge of God, not just "true belief" when building their faith, says apologist Brett Kunkle.
Two scholars opposed to same-sex marriage and a third scholar in a same-sex marriage tackle religious liberty and anti-discrimination law, disagreeing sharply but remarkably civilly in a new book on what has become an extremely touchy subject in American politics.
A religion scholar who studies the prosperity gospel argued that Donald Trump represents the "most stunning example" of the success of this theology.
Genocide of Christians in Middle East 'Must' and 'Will End,' Says VP Pence at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast
The persecution of Christians in the Middle East carried out by Islamic State is a "genocide" the depletion of Christianity from its ancient homeland "must" and "will" end, according to Vice President Mike Pence.
Middle schoolers prove to be challenging to mentor in their faith, partly because it is often the first season of their lives where they begin to have doubts and are pulling away from their parents.
Prominent ex-Muslim writers who are now Christians are urging the West to spurn the idea that Islamic terror attacks are the "new normal," a phrase they say emboldens the terrorists to continue rampaging.