It's been several years since Barry Adkins has been able to celebrate a Father's Day with his son, Kevin, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2005 just hours after moving out of his father's home. Though Adkins was initially angry with God following his son's death, during a long journey he came to terms with a statement he had heard many times before: "God is in charge."
An online petition that has garnered more than 35,000 signatures says a Christian university should forgive the debt of a former student who was expelled for being gay, though school officials say the university's sexual misconduct and financial policies were made clear in its student handbook.
A new study reveals the number of pastors and churches engaged in the use of Twitter and Facebook has significantly spiked in less than two years.
Conservative groups are upset today after the Obama administration stopped fighting to keep age restrictions on the sale of Plan B, commonly called "the morning after pill," on Monday.
In an attempt to better connect with faith-based groups, the Republican National Committee has reportedly hired a director of evangelical outreach.
More than 1,000 pastors across the U.S. are expected to speak out about the biblical model for marriage this weekend as part of Pulpit Freedom Sunday.
An atheist organization in India is promoting Friday as "Hug an Atheist Day," and hundreds have already agreed to participate.
A new study has revealed there is no difference between the percentage of Christians who have read Fifty Shades of Grey and the percentage of all Americans who have read the book, which has at times been described as "mommy porn."
The company that released the first pornographic app for Google Glass on Monday later found out Google had changed its policies to prevent sexually explicit "Glassware" content from being used on the device.
A city in China released a draft regulation Friday that would force mothers who have children out of wedlock to pay a major fine.
The Salvation Army is teaming up with Entenmann's and Super Bowl champion Victor Cruz for the 76th National Donut Day next week as a way to raise money that will go toward helping those in need.
Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University, has apologized for joking statements he made last year about Catholics and the University of Notre Dame.
A new study from LifeWay Research reveals that more than half (57 percent) of Americans become more interested in God when a natural disaster occurs.
Fifth graders at an East Texas school district will have the opportunity to perform the original version of a musical, titled "In God We Trust," Wednesday evening after they were forced to perform an altered version last week following a complaint from an atheist organization.
Is religion losing influence in the U.S.? Most Americans say it is, but also think society would be better off if more people were religious, according to a recent poll.
Israel's tourism minister says he plans to focus on drawing evangelicals in the U.S. and China to the Holy Land.
Several thousand people listened to John Piper's recent "Ask Pastor John" (APJ) podcast on the topic of interracial marriage over the course of just a few days, causing the Desiring God founder to ask why the message is so popular.
Thousands of French took to the streets of Paris to protest the legalization of gay marriage on Sunday, and although the demonstration was mostly peaceful, some protesters lashed out with violence toward its end.
The fact that inspirational Christian speaker Nick Vujicic could speak about God at all before a soccer stadium full of people in Vietnam, a communist country highly restrictive of religion, on Thursday was considered a miracle by one of the Vietnamese organizers of the event.
A new report from LifeWay Research reveals that many churchgoers are not open or transparent about their faith.
A California judge began hearing arguments this week in a civil rights case concerning whether one yoga form's religious roots should prevent it from being taught in a public school system.
Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis garnered media attention this week after joking about Tim Tebow's virginity in a Twitter post.
A Washington woman who was sued by the state's attorney general after refusing to create floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony has filed a countersuit that argues her decision is constitutionally protected.
A new report from Barna Group that examines the book buying and reading habits of pastors says most pastors still prefer to read hard copies of books despite an increase in the use of digital reading devices in recent years.
The finances of Christians who tithe are generally healthier than the finances of those who do not, according to a new report that takes a close look at the financial, spiritual and giving practices of people who give 10 percent or more of their income away to churches and charities each year.