Contrary to reports that California just legalized child prostitution, a newly implemented law accurately views minors involved in prostitution not as criminals but victims, according a Los Angeles-based sex trafficking victims advocate.
A new tour in a popular museum in Israel is recapturing Jerusalem as it looked in Jesus' day, complete with historic artifacts, bringing to life many stories from the Bible.
New research reveals that the fertility treatment employing "three-genetic-parents," which combines the DNA from two moms and one dad poses severe health risks for the children born from it, according to a prominent geneticist.
A new book by Christian scholars makes a theological case for Christians to support Israel while distancing itself from the "crazy" pop-apocalyptic end-time scenarios that sometimes animate such support in contemporary politics.
As President Obama finishes his final weeks in office, his actions at the United Nations last week where the U.S. delegation refrained from vetoing a resolution condemning Israel are causing quite a stir.
Pakistani Christian mother of five Asia Bibi is spending her seventh Christmas in prison after her death sentence appeal was put on hold in October when a judge abruptly recused himself from hearing her case.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has published a report detailing the scope of aborted baby body parts profiteering from its investigation into biotech firms that were caught illegally selling tissue from aborted babies last year.
A prominent Southern Baptist leader is facing pushback against his organization for opposing Donald Trump during the election cycle, a position out of step with many in the denomination.
Leading bioethicists and family advocates are criticizing the British government's decision to allow a fertility treatment yielding "three-parent kids," arguing the practice turns women's bodies and children into commodities to be bought and sold.
President-elect Donald Trump continues to select people for Cabinet posts and many are noticing that many are devout Christians from a variety of denominations.
A Jewish rabbi who heads an organization, funded mostly by evangelical Christians, that works to resettle Jews from troubled regions to Israel is denying veiled charges that his group's work actually depresses resettlement rates.
Evangelist Creates 'The Darkest Hour' TV Series to Reach People With the Gospel in Moments of Deep Despair
A new late-night television series being aired on the Discovery Channel and ABC Family showcases real-life stories from people who reveal how Jesus Christ rescued them from the pit of deepest darkness.
Congress has just passed a bill named after a recently retired Congressman who has fervently advocated for the rights persecuted Christians and other religious minorities around the world.
Richard Land, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Matthews, North Carolina and former head of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, is disputing the charge that traditionalists simply do not understand Reformed theology.
Donald Trump's campaign manager is saying this week that a "very big priority" for the incoming president is to move the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, citing Jewish-American and evangelical Christian support.
Evangelist Franklin Graham is decrying the ACLU's lawsuit against a small Indiana town for putting a cross atop Christmas tree on government property as part of an ongoing "war on Christmas."
Typing "why are Calvinists . . ." in Google is one clue into a serious debate among Christian denominations over whether Reformed Theology, also called Calvinism, actually pushes seekers away from Christianity instead of attracting them, according to CP interviews with theologians who study the subject.
Amid all of the chatter about a nation bitterly divided, a set of issues are bringing together politicians from both sides of the political aisle in the United States.
A prominent Anglican priest who is known as the Vicar of Baghdad is asking people this week to pray that General David Petraeus becomes the next Secretary of State.
Despite the self-consciousness Christians who don't like to sing at church feel, worship leaders must create an environment where every member feels comfortable joining in as a part of the congregation's ministry, say church leaders who strive to hear every voice lifted in praise to Jesus.
A massive storm captured on video hovering over Syria's border with Israel where Islamic State militants had attacked Israeli Defense Forces four days earlier is being hailed as a miracle by many, but some Christian scholars suggest it's best not to read too much into the weather phenomenon.
A new Centers for Disease Control study examines teenage health behaviors in connection to their self-reported sexual activity and shows those who remain abstinent are much healthier on many fronts than their sexually active peers.
In the wake of Donald Trump's election victory, some are suggesting that the prosperity gospel is enjoying a win of its own. But Pentecostal scholars argue that proponents of the controversial teaching will have a hard time supporting that claim.
A Lutheran minister is taking an unconventional approach to ministry by setting up a booth on the streets of Manhattan and charging 5 cents for spiritual counsel, much like Lucy from the "Peanuts" comic strip.
Married couples who attend church services together are more likely to live longer, are less likely to be depressed, and less likely to get divorced, according to a new study conducted by a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health.