The inability of the church to discuss a topic that has become taboo among many Christians is one of the root causes why millions of Americans are leaving the church and never to return, says one author.
The Rev. A.R. Bernard, founding senior pastor of Christian Cultural Center, was officiated as the new president of the Council of Churches of the City of New York Thursday night, during an installation service where speakers called for the revival of the Church.
Miley Cyrus, 15-year-old teen star who attributes her family and Christian faith for keeping her grounded in her fast-pace lifestyle, will write about her life before becoming Hannah Montana in a book deal that was confirmed by the publisher for Disney on Tuesday.
A Christian research institute, which is seeking to grant science degrees in Texas, is asking for prayers and support as it faces the final hearing before state education officials next week.
A new dictionary in the works may shed light on the similarities and differences between two of the world's major religions Christianity and Islam.
Charlton Heston, the actor who heard the voice of God as Moses in "The Ten Commandments" and met Jesus Christ face-to-face as a Jewish slave in "Ben Hur," died Saturday night at his Beverly Hills home. He was 84.
Scientists have found that targeted immune suppression using stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood may reduce the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in the March issue of Stem Cells and Development.
The Florida Senate's pre-K-through-12 education committee approved a bill Wednesday that protects teachers who include theories questioning evolution in their coverage of the much-debated topic.
Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern (R-Oklahoma City), who said that the homosexual lifestyle is a bigger threat to American than terrorism, faced off against an openly gay pastor Easter Sunday in a debate on homosexuality that delved into politics and theology.
Easters messages this year touched on pressing world issues, ranging from the war in Iraq to environmentalism.
The author of Christianity doesn't quite look like himself these days, or at least when seen through the modern-day mirror.
A group of leading evangelical and conservative leaders have sent a letter urging senators to reject a climate bill that they say will cost jobs, raise energy costs and lead to higher food prices.
The confessions of a New York governor on his extra-marital affairs are brewing up a cultural battle questioning monogamy in marriage.
A media watchdog says that from broadcast to print, the news media seems to be spreading a gospel of godlessness to the American public through its imbalanced coverage of atheism.
With Easter around the corner, a new apologetics ministry announced this week that it will soon be offering a course that examines why the resurrection of Jesus is such a core teaching in the Christian faith.
An Oklahoma lawmaker has received thousands of hostile e-mails and voice messages - including death threats - for speaking out about homosexuality and labeling it a bigger threat to America than terrorism or Islam.
President Bush delivered a rousing speech before an audience of Christian broadcasters Tuesday, saying the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are part of the same ideological struggle to protect God's universal gift of freedom to humanity.
Christian broadcasters and communicators who are meeting for the annual National Religious Broadcasters Convention this week say they are looking to expand the reach and depth of their message through new partnerships and technologies.
Christian broadcasters gathered in Music City for their annual convention Saturday were called to protect their freedom to present God's message as efforts to pass hate crimes legislation are underway.
The California Supreme Court grilled lawyers from both sides of the same-sex marriage case Tuesday in an over 3-hour hearing that centered around whether the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman should be altered.
Pat Nolan, vice president of Prison Fellowship, says a new study reporting incarceration rates at an all-time high and the national reincarceration rate unchanged shows the need for Christ-centered rehabilitation programs that teach inmates how to live with a 'moral compass.'
Conservative legal groups will face off with gay rights groups before the California Supreme Court Tuesday in a precedent-setting hearing that will determine whether two people of the same sex can marry.
The Big Apple's ivy league has opened the doors to a new institute that examines how religion affects global affairs and promotes cultural tolerance.
Calling torture an "instrinsic evil" that must be "absolutely" rejected, four faith group leaders signed a joint letter Thursday urging President Bush to change his mind and approve the Intelligence Authorization Act.
When Luis Palau shares the word of God, he's usually speaking before a live audience of thousands at one of his contemporary evangelistic festivals worldwide. But in his new book, Palau sits down in a one-on-one conversation with an atheist, who is also a Chinese diplomat, in hopes of making a positive step toward bringing the Good News to a country known for its repressive policies on religion.