Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he used his Christian faith to achieve success in his life, and has turned his lessons learned into a book of daily affirmations and stories meant to inspire readers to be more Christ-like every day.
In light of a decision by Facebook to allow a women’s care group to post "Do-It-Yourself" abortion instructions on its profile, experts are investigating how common DIY abortions really are.
Laws in 34 states unfairly punish HIV and AIDS patients, according to several advocacy groups that are working with lawmakers to change regulations that have resulted in charges of attempted murder and bioterrorism for HIV/AIDS patients caught spitting.
As many as 150 children between six months and seven years of age are searching for their parents following violence in South Sudan that forced thousands of families to flee from their homes into the surrounding woods.
Tennessee lawmakers may soon consider a bill that would allow students to express their religious-based views on homosexuality, despite protests from gay rights groups that the measure would increase persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students.
The Nigerian government deployed troops to several embattled cities in northern Nigeria this weekend after a series of deadly attacks from Boko Haram – including Christmas Day violence that killed 43 people – and threats from the Islamist terror sect toward Christians to flee the area.
Facebook removed a profile picture set by the director of a pro-choice advocacy group that outlines how a woman can self-administer an abortion using over-the-counter medication, but the social media site quickly reposted the image following protests.
Nearly 80 Anglican clergymen were barred access to an annual retreat in Zimbabwe on Tuesday, inciting claims from the group that the government is prohibiting their freedom of religion.
Christian groups are calling for action and fighting back across Africa as hundreds are dead and close to 200,000 people remain exiled from their homes following over two years of isolated violence by Islamic terror sect Boko Haram, the same group that killed dozens of people in Christmas Day attacks on church
Fox issued an apology Wednesday after a poll on National Geographic’s Facebook page asking Latin American followers whom they thought was responsible for Jesus’ death sparked outrage.
The Bible is the predecessor to many of the great works of modern literature, from Milton’s Paradise Lost to Faulkner’s The Sound and The Fury, according to one Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Upset with inaction from President Goodluck Jonathan, Christian groups in Nigeria have vowed to defend themselves following Christmas Day attacks that left more than 50 people dead. The horrific bombings were carried out by Islamist terror sect Boko Haram on churches throughout the country despite warnings from Christian groups in the lead up to Christmas.
Matt Hammitt, front man of Christian rock group Sanctus Real, says his latest solo album was born out of heartache – not only his own, but that of his son’s.
A recent attack on an Islamic school in southern Nigeria Tuesday has some in the region concerned Christians are beginning to retaliate against Muslim terror sect Boko Haram, whose years-long persecution most recently culminated in widespread church attacks on Christmas Day.
GOP Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s abortion stance is under attack again – this time by a disembodied robo-foe texting sleeping Iowans about a speech the candidate made almost two decades ago.
The majority of Christian evangelicals agree that global warming is man-made and that drastic action needs to be taken now to avoid serious repercussions, according to a study by the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL).
Southern Baptists are planning to plant between 50 and 100 churches in the New York City area over the next five years as part of a larger movement to accommodate the ethnically diverse city and its ever-shifting population.
A Christian group in South Korea has cancelled plans to light Christmas trees near their border with North Korea as a goodwill gesture toward the country following the death of Kim Jong-il.
Tens of thousands of Christians peacefully celebrated Christmas in Bethlehem on Sunday, while hundreds of Christian pilgrims from India marched through the town to promote world peace.
Because Christmas fell on a Sunday this year, churches across the U.S. were forced to decide whether they’d hold regular Sunday sermons or allow the congregation to celebrate at home.
President Barack Obama announced this week a new aid package worth $113 million for the famine and drought ravaged horn of Africa.
Though Christmas celebrations in Israel are growing more robust as Christian pilgrims flock to city squares and churches, at least one Christian leader in the country says Bethlehem is becoming increasingly closed off – and that Jesus himself wouldn’t be able to get in if he were alive today.
The Nativity story has been retold in churches and sermons around Christmas time for centuries. Now that society has reached the digital age, web savvy creators are retelling the story in unique ways to a widening audience.
Christmas celebrations have been growing in popularity and size in Israel despite protests from religious groups and government officials who cite tenets in Judaism and Islam that prohibit the acknowledgment and celebration of Christ’s birth.
An influential pastor in Nigeria who slapped a young woman during a 2009 sermon defended his actions in a recent sermon, according to a video unearthed this week. He claims the girl, whose age is unknown, admitted to being a "witch for Jesus."