The Diocese of Syracuse, New York, announced Wednesday that its launching an Independent Reconciliation Compensation Program for victims of clergy sexual abuse.
About one in five practicing Christians are unfamiliar with liturgical practices like worship readings and stated creeds, according to a new report from the Barna Group.
A church is suing a Maryland city over a zoning regulation that bans them from a downtown neighborhood unless they apply for a special waiver the church believes is too costly and uncertain.
Here are seven interesting facts about Lent. They include a ban on alleluia songs, a half-time celebration, and why some Protestants do not observe the season.
Israeli police have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on the charges of bribery and breach of trust.
Kentucky School District Accused of Trying to Erase Evidence of Discrimination Against Evangelical Student Group
A conservative law firm is accusing a Kentucky school district of trying to erase evidence that it unlawfully discriminated against an evangelical student group.
A recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and alumnus of Liberty University is pressing Congress to pass legislation protecting Dreamers like himself before the policy expires next month.
'They Are Treasured by God': Over 540 Churches Host Tim Tebow's 'Night to Shine' Special Needs Proms
More than 540 churches in the United States and abroad hosted "Night to Shine" proms for those with special needs as part of an annual global event organized by the Tim Tebow Foundation.
Which sport has the most openly-Christian professional athletes — baseball, basketball, football or hockey?
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Feb. 11-17, in church history. They include the death of a famous hymnist and a treaty that officially recognized Vatican City.
The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea has officially begun, bringing together athletes from across the world to compete in various sports. Here are five openly Christian athletes who are competing
Clergy Coalition Appeals Court Decision Striking Down IRS Tax Allowance That Could Cost Churches $1B
A group of clergy are appealing a court decision that ruled an Internal Revenue Service provision exempting pastors from including their rental allowance in their reported gross income unconstitutional.
Catholic Senators Who Voted Against Late-Term Abortion Ban Must Be Excommunicated, Popular Priest Says
A priest with a popular blog has called upon the Church to excommunicate Catholic Senators who voted against the late term abortion ban bill.
The United States is experiencing an increase in influenza infections this winter compared with recent years, leading many churches and dioceses to take extra precautions amid reports of hundreds of Americans dying of flu-related complications, including more than 50 children.
A recently released documentary, titled "The God Who Speaks," seeks to fill a void on apologetics movies, according to its director.
InterVarsity Press Editor and Author James Sire Dead at 84; Remembered as 'Keystone' of Intellectual Evangelicalism
James W. Sire, an author and longtime senior editor of the evangelical publisher InterVarsity Press, passed away on Tuesday evening at age 84.
President Donald Trump has declared that the United States of America will be a great nation provided its citizens remain open to the grace of God.
Evangelical leaders including pastor and author Max Lucado, and Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore, have joined with U.S. Senators to demand that Congress pass a DACA bill to protect Dreamers.
Nearly a quarter of American Muslims leave Islam, which is about the same percentage of American Christians who leave Christianity, according to a recent Pew Research report.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against two abortion clinics seeking to strike a 2014 order closing them down for violating state regulations.
While taking a listener's question on the "Ask Pastor John" podcast, influential author John Piper admitted that he struggled to fully understand a certain scene in the Bible where the disciples could not heal an epileptic boy.
A bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will be preaching at a transgender pastor's gender renaming service in New Jersey on Sunday.
Here are just a few things that happened this week, Feb. 4-10, in church history. They include the launching of a high-profile fundamentalist Christian radio station, the mass crucifixion of Christians in Japan, and the release of a controversial Bible translation.
The Bible is the bestselling book of all time, and in the modern day many have taken to finding new styles and methods to spread the Gospel.
This Sunday, tens of millions of Americans will watch Super Bowl LII, with the Philadelphia Eagles taking on last year's winners, the New England Patriots.