There are currently 2.7 billion people, nearly a third of the earth's population, that have little or no meaningful access to the Gospel, according to Orlando-based mission agency Pioneers USA.
The D.C. Office of Human Rights dismissed a complaint Tuesday filed against The Catholic University of America. George Washington University law professor John F. Banzhaf III filed the complaint in response to CUA’s announcement in June that they would return to same-gender dorms.
The United States Air Force Academy has worship spaces for most of the world’s major religions. But until last year, cadets who followed Earth-based religions – including Pagans and Wiccans – were lacking a proper area to practice rituals in.
Iceland became the first western European country to recognize Palestine as an independent state. The Icelandic parliament passed the motion this week with 38 of 63 votes in favor of recognizing Palestine as a sovereign state.
The Salvation Army red kettles that sit outside storefronts during the Christmas season are angering some gay groups. LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) activists are calling for a boycott of the Salvation Army’s annual red kettle drive because of its stance on homosexuality.
The Christmas spirit is alive in Joplin, Mo. Residents of the tornado damaged town have seen their share of hardships this year, but it didn’t stop them from participating in Operation Christmas Child. They more than doubled the number of shoe box donations for the organization that sends gift filled shoe boxes to third world countries every Christmas.
Donate to charity while you shop? Sounds too easy. But this year, the online shopping mall, GoodShop.com is partnering with more than 2,500 retailers to allow online holiday shoppers to donate up to 30 percent of every purchase they make to the charity of their choice.
Imagine looking up into the sky on Christmas Eve and seeing huge balloons floating down carrying hundreds of packages of Peeps. The people of North Korea will experience just that this Christmas due to a new initiative from Seoul USA.
The Salvation Army red kettles that sit outside storefronts during the Christmas season are causing some gay groups to see red. LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) activists are calling for a boycott of the Salvation Army’s annual red kettle drive because of its stance on homosexuality.
The Anglican Mission in the Americas (the Anglican Mission), a conservative group trying to keep the outward focus and missionary tradition of the Anglican Church alive in the United States and Canada, is in the midst of significant transitions.
Black Friday isn’t for the faint of heart. Reports of violence and pepper spray from shoppers across the nation leave many wondering, is it worth it? In Los Angeles Thursday, a woman shot pepper spray at fellow customers to keep them away from merchandise
It was a small cross, but it has created a big debate in San Antonio. The cross on the Tower of Hope near Texas A&M University-San Antonio was recently removed after a complaint.
Salvation Army bell ringers are targets for thieves during the holiday season. There are an estimated 25,000 bell ringers that participate in the Salvations Army’s kettle donation drives each year.
Homeless shelters and mission organizations throughout the United States are looking for new ways to meet the demand of feeding the homeless this Thanksgiving as donations are down, and demand is up.
South Carolina might be in the Bible belt, but one local woman was recently caught using the Bible for something other than memorizing Scripture. Law Enforcement agents in South Carolina say Shareca Latoya Jones recently mailed a package containing two hollowed-out Bibles in an attempt to smuggle weapons, drugs and a cell phone to a prison inmate.
The Human Rights Campaign released their Corporate Equality Index, rating companies on their policies and practices for LGBT workers. This year, a total of 615 companies were rated. Of those companies, 337 businesses received the top rating of 100 percent.
West 121st Street in New York City is where the late stand-up comedian George Carlin grew up. Known for his sarcasm and satire, he might find a recent petition to name his childhood street after him particularly humorous, especially since the pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, affiliated with the primary school he once attended, has raised objections to the “George Carlin Way.”
Proponents and opponents of California’s Proposition 8, the amendment that essentially bans gay marriage in the state, are in a fierce legal battle. But one thing they can agree on is that the case will likely head to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thousands of families across the nation this weekend will celebrate an early Thanksgiving when they expand their families on National Adoption Day.
Fox News will soon have Christian-perspective movie reviews on their Friday morning segments. Starting Nov. 18, the Christian movie reviewer, Movieguide, will start airing short segments covering current box office hits.
Christianity Today magazine, founded in 1956 by Billy Graham, recently launched a new project highlighting Christians who are wrestling with these issues, and embracing roles as culture makers in cities across the United States.
A revealing look at five myths and realities about young people that walk away from the church was released in a study Wednesday by a research company that provides resources for churches and non-profits.
In an effort to bring the devastating effects of the world’s sex-for-sale industry to the forefront, 47 women from around the world are preparing to climb Tanzania’s Mt. Kilimanjaro during the U.S. commemoration of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
An international missions organization and the Asian Access ministry are teaming up with plans to plant 1,000 churches in Japan within the next nine years.
.As part of Elevation Church’s fifth anniversary celebration, the Charlotte, N.C.-based megachurch will release an album of worship songs performed live and recorded by its members and staff next week.