Christians aren't Luddites anymore. The church has been almost as quick to adapt to technology as the surrounding culture. But blogger and managing editor of the Gospel Project at Lifeway Christian Resources, Trevin Wax, came out with a post this week warning of the dangers of podcasts becoming pastors.
What would you do if your church gave you your offering money back? Journey Church, located in Bend, Ore., decided to try something a little different during their Sunday service yesterday. They passed out envelopes to members of the congregation with cash inside.
The death of Kim Jong Il has many wondering about the future of Christianity in North Korea, and the implications it could have on the underground church there. Colorado-based mission organization Seoul USA isn’t very hopeful that persecution for Christians will decrease.
Model Nicole Weider recently started a website called Project Inspired. The site features advice and articles to give teen girls another option. Weider's platform tells young girls that they don’t need to abuse their bodies, dress more provocatively, and behave immorally just because that’s what society promotes.
Kmart workers across the country are witnessing a strange phenomenon. Anonymous donors are helping complete strangers pay for their layaway accounts this holiday season.
Another religious liberty case is escalating on a college campus. The Alliance Defense Fund filed a petition this week with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of two religious groups at San Diego State University.
When former high school astronomy teacher Irene Worthington Baron received 60 astronomy computer programs from NASA for her classroom, she started wondering if she could use them to prove there really was a Christmas star.
LifeWay Christian Resources has decided to pull pink breast cancer awareness Bibles off the shelves of major retailers. For every pink Bible purchased, one dollar went to the Susan G. Komen Foundation which donates to Planned Parenthood.
Three Girl Scout troops at a Christian school in Louisiana have disbanded in protest of a policy of inclusion for transgenders.
The Student Association at The State University of New York-Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) has delayed making a decision on whether a Christian club’s constitution violates school policy. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship remains suspended
As atheists push to remove traditional Nativity scenes from public squares and advertise their own skeptic displays, one Christian apologist is pushing back, calling their efforts misguided and misleading.
The Advent season is about preparing for the birth of Christ. But for many churches, it’s also about drawing newcomers. Churches often see attendance increase at worship services for the four weeks of Advent and Christmas, but new attendees don’t always stick around.
If you teach a man to bake, he’ll have bread for life. For husband and wife team Rick and Debbi Sands, this philosophy is part of the ingredients for their new mission to help feed the hungry in Ouanaminthe, Haiti.
Bobby Miller is serving time for robbery at the Cimarron Correctional Facility in Oklahoma. To many he’s just another statistic from The Sooner State, which has the third highest incarceration rate for men in the nation. But this week, he sat in front of a brightly colored Christmas backdrop and videotaped a message for his 8-year-old daughter.
As the Southern Baptist Convention considers changing its 166-year-old name in order to reach more people for Christ, denominational leaders have made it clear that they don't plan on removing "Baptist" from its name.
A lawsuit filed by three women against Daystar Television Network and its founder, televangelist Marcus Lamb, was dropped, according to an announcement Thursday.
A coalition of pro-family groups in California launched another effort Tuesday to overturn the state's landmark law that requires gay history to be taught in public schools. The coalition submitted a proposed initiative to reverse the “overreaching aspects” of SB 48
Imagine having to save a half a pack of crackers from the vending machine because you were worried your brother might not have food for dinner. Gleaning For The World discovered that 6,850 elementary school children in Central Virginia go home from school for the weekend to a house with little or no food.
The State University of New York-Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) is looking into allegations that InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is in violation of school policy and the law by requiring its leaders to sign a faith-based statement.
Porn sites went mainstream Tuesday. More than 100,000 websites are now live with a new .xxx domain. Critics are concerned about the “additional real estate for pornographers.”
The Family Research Council issued a petition Monday over a ban on Bibles and religious materials at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
‘Tis the season for political correctness. This year the debate once again rages over the evergreen. Do we call it a Christmas tree or a Holiday tree? Rhode Island’s tree lighting ceremony Tuesday evening will be rivaled by two other ceremonies in protest of the state governor’s refusal to call the tree a “Christmas” tree.
Christian groups on campuses across the nation are increasingly under fire for their policies on sex and homosexuality. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship was suspended at the University at Buffalo but it insists it did not discriminate based on sexual orientation.
Over 400 children from economically disadvantaged families in New Jersey will find a new present under the tree this Christmas. New Brunswick- based Liquid Church, along with 15 local social service organizations, is hosting a community outreach called Operation Christmas Angel.
The Christmas story doesn’t change, but planning for it does. That is why two online marketing sites are partnering together this year to help churches prepare for the Christmas season.