Jeff Schapiro

Christian Post Reporter


  • Bible Bee Contestant Wins $100,000 After Three-Way Tiebreaker

    The top three senior division students in Saturday's National Bible Bee finals took turns quoting passages of Scripture from memory for over an hour without making a single error, causing the contest – and the winner of the $100,000 grand prize – to be determined by a tiebreaker.

  • Christian Wins Court Battle After Being Demoted Over Gay Marriage Comments

    A U.K. judge has ruled in favor of a Christian man who was demoted from his job as a housing trust manager after he expressed views against gay marriage on his private Facebook page.

  • National Bible Bee Qualifiers Memorize Hundreds of Verses

    Hundreds of young Bible scholars are now gathered in Tennessee to compete in the 2012 National Bible Bee, an annual event where $260,000 in prize money is up for grabs.

  • Blind Surfer Rides Dream Wave in Upcoming Documentary

    The father of Brazilian surfer Derek Rabelo prayed that his son would become a professional in the sport, but when Rabelo was born blind it seemed that dream would never be realized. A new documentary by Walking On Water Films shows how, as a teenager, the blind boy's faith and determination helped him accomplish his goal of surfing one of the world's most challenging and dangerous waves: the Banzai Pipeline.

  • Veterans Day Is Every Day for Military Ministries

    This past Sunday churches across the United States honored those who have served in the armed forces in observance of Veterans Day, but some ministries never take a break and provide year-round support for our nation's military heroes.

  • Leading Audio Bible Ministry Creates App for the Deaf

    The Apostle Paul once wrote that "faith comes by hearing," but what about those who can't hear? Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH), the world's leading audio Bible ministry, announced Monday that it has added to its collection of audio recordings a video-based Bible application for the deaf.

  • Over 100 Million Bibles Have Been Printed in China

    The only printing company authorized to print the Bible in China announced Thursday that the nation has now printed over 100 million copies of the Christian scriptures.

  • Ariz. Candidate Could Become First Openly Bisexual U.S. Congressperson

    Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat from Arizona, may soon be the first openly bisexual member of the U.S. Congress. Early voting totals are still being counted by the Maricopa County Elections Department, but Sinema's campaign announced in a statement from Wednesday that she had taken a lead of over 2,700 votes.

  • Ousted Ala. Ten Commandments Judge Elected Chief Justice Again

    Judge Roy Moore, who previously served as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court until he defied a federal order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state's judicial building, reclaimed his seat Tuesday in a tight election race.

  • German Chancellor Wants Catholics, Protestants to Emphasize Common Beliefs

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants Protestants and Catholics to emphasize what they have in common as the nation prepares for celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.