The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s highest governing body voted Thursday to allow ministers to perform same-sex marriages.
For the past 15 years that Kenneth Berding has been teaching the New Testament, he admits that his students have always had little knowledge about the Bible. But today, he says, biblical illiteracy has reached a crisis point.
Gabe Lyons weighed in on the Louie Giglio controversy by calling out the LGBTQ community for its intolerance of traditional Christian views. "As gays come out of the closet, are Christians meant to swap and go hide back in closets of their own?"
Pastor Louie Giglio's withdrawal from President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony has left Christians lamenting over what they see as a new era of religious intolerance. More specifically, anyone who holds the view that homosexuality is a sin is being forced out of the public square.
A recent study found that those who identify as spiritual but not religious are more likely to develop a mental disorder. They are also more likely to be dependent on drugs and have abnormal eating attitudes.
Over 60,000 people have signed up to shop at Hobby Lobby Saturday in a show of support for the company's freedom of religion.
The most common temptation that Protestants admit to is eating too much, according to a Barna study. On other temptations, Protestants struggle on a similar level as other American adults with worrying, procrastinating, spending too much time on media, spending too much money and lying.
In his last message as pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church, John Piper condemned prosperity preachers for enticing worshippers into a faith that's not real Christianity.
Franklin Graham says America is living in "dark days" morally and spiritually as more same-sex couples get married, marijuana cigarettes are lit up in public places, and television is awash in blatant immorality.
Pastor Andy Stanley and the thousands who attend North Point Community Church are mourning the loss of one of their staff members who died in a car accident Tuesday night.
Well-known pastor John Piper recently offered a statement clarifying his thoughts on a wife's submission to an abusive husband. Piper, who preaches at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, had been criticized earlier for only mentioning the church and not law enforcement as recourse for protection.
Christmas pageants have become a thing of the past for many churches in the Winston-Salem, N.C., metro area. Instead of pouring all their resources into one giant production for the congregation, these churches have chosen to look outward and take the Christmas "party" to the community.
It's a question many ask after a tragedy like last Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.: If God is who He says He is, why did He let this happen? Andy Stanley, pastor of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Ga., says it's an important question but notes that many have created God in their own image.
The Connecticut State Police have a tentative identification of the gunman who killed 26 people, including 20 children, at an elementary school on Friday.
For 30 years, Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis has advocated a literal, straightforward reading of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. Interestingly, his staunchest critics have been fellow Christians.
Don't assume. That's one thing well-known pastor John Piper said he learned the hard way. In a brief interview with Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll, Piper offered some reflections about his more than 30 years in ministry.
Christians and atheists went head to head Wednesday to debate one of the most frequently raised questions today: Does science refute God?
A new film that premiered this week on YouTube reveals how the late Christian apologist C. S. Lewis was a prophetic writer when it came to his warnings about science.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), a Catholic, said in a recent interview that the age of the Earth is a mystery as there are multiple theories out there. "Whether the Earth was created in 7 days, or 7 actual eras, I'm not sure we'll ever be able to answer that," he said.
A federal court ruled on Friday in favor of Tyndale House Publishers in a lawsuit against the Obama administration's contraceptive coverage mandate.
A month after the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association removed an article describing Mormonism as a "cult" from its website, ministry head Franklin Graham clarified on Wednesday that he was unaware of the article's existence.
In an open letter to black evangelicals, Michael Brown candidly asks whether they compromised their beliefs by voting for the re-election of President Barack Obama. "Are you guilty, on any level, of blind allegiance to the Democratic party? And, on Election Day, did any of you compromise your convictions out of racial solidarity?"
Mat Staver, an evangelical who defends religious liberty, marriage and the sanctity of life in legal matters, is genuinely concerned about the soul of America following Tuesday's election – so much so that he believes it's appropriate to grieve.
Conservative Christians are not hiding their disappointment in the outcome of the 2012 election. Not only did the candidates that they supported not win but they also saw losses in the marriage and pro-life battles.
President Barack Obama won a second term as president after sweeping nearly all the battleground states, including Ohio, Tuesday night. Christian leaders who firmly oppose his stance on abortion and gay marriage have called on believers to pray for him as he leads the country for another four years.