While not a holiday known for having its own specific music like, say, Christmas, many songs of a religious and patriotic nature have become associated with Memorial Day.
Hawaii has become the 12th state to ban sexual orientation change efforts therapy for minors, joining states like California, New Jersey, Oregon, and the District of Columbia.
The Southern Baptist Convention needs to include more women and minorities in its leadership, said Pastor J.D. Greear, who is a nominee for SBC president this year.
A pair of atheist organizations, along with an interfaith group of citizens, have filed a lawsuit against Arkansas over a Ten Commandments display placed on their capitol grounds.
A federal judge has ruled that President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account cannot block people on the basis of expressed political views.
A foster mother who has helped dozens of children and adopted 11 kids has expressed her objections to states that punish faith-based adoption groups who oppose for religious reasons to referring children to same-sex couples.
Bishop Michael Curry, the head of The Episcopal Church, said Tuesday that Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, picked the scripture he preached on at the royal wedding.
6,000 Attend UMC Women's Assembly, Speakers Lament Failure to Pass 'God Isn't Male or Female' Amendment
Approximately 6,000 people attended the United Methodist Women's quadrennial Assembly, where leaders denounced the denomination's recent voting down of an amendment to their Book of Discipline which said that God is not "male or female."
Former Southern Baptist Convention President Paige Patterson has agreed to resign from his position as head of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary amid various controversies, including comments he made years ago where he appeared to endorse having abused wives remain with their husbands.
The White House has stood by President Donald Trump's recent comments calling members of the violent gang MS-13 "animals," despite criticism from some that such a label is wrong.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced that they are launching an investigation into allegations that a Texas abortionist killed babies after birth by snipping their spines.
Fox has canceled the television program "Lucifer," which critics argued mocked the Bible and glorified Satan, after three seasons.
Christians Called to Be Confrontational, Attorney Who Argued Supreme Court Christian Baker Case Says
An attorney who represented Colorado baker Jack Phillips before the United States Supreme Court has stated that she believes that being confrontational is part of the Christian calling.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott attended worship at a Santa Fe church two days after a shooter opened fire at a local high school, killing 10 people.
Here are five notable times when American religious leaders claimed that the end was going to come and received a great deal of attention from a curious outside world.
This Week in Christian History: John Wesley Rebirth, American Presbyterian Church, Failed End Times Prophecy
Here are just a few things that happened this week, May 20-26, in Church history. They include the first Presbyterian Church General in America, a born again spiritual experience for the founder of Methodism, and Family Radio's failed end times prophecy.
Pentecost Sunday is an annual holy day that falls on May 20 of this year. While denominations like the Roman Catholic Church and the United Methodist Church officially celebrate it, large numbers of Christians who do not follow a liturgical calendar might not be familiar with the observance.
A transgender woman who was born male has filed a complaint against a Canadian beauty waxing spa after a female Muslim employee declined service over religious reasons.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a pro-life group's effort to stop litigation made against them by Planned Parenthood over the group's undercover videos purporting to show the nation's leading abortion provider engaging in illegal activities.
Christian Colleges Don't Have to Violate Faith, Provide Birth Control Coverage, Oklahoma Court Rules
A federal court has ruled that four Christian universities based in Oklahoma will not be penalized for refusing to provide health care coverage for the birth control services they consider contrary to their religious beliefs.
NBC has announced that it won't be renewing the high school drama series "Rise" that featured LGBT storylines for a second season following a poor ratings performance.
Pro-life leaders are encouraging President Donald Trump to cut taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood through a Reagan administration Title X regulation.
Evangelical leaders are expressing their opposition to a United States Supreme Court decision that struck down a federal law stopping states from legalizing sports gambling.
Christianity in developed countries still grapples with encroachments of animism, according to a Bible translator who has experience witnessing to animists.
North Point Community Church Senior Pastor Andy Stanley has responded to critics of a recent sermon he preached, explaining that those concerned with his comments need to understand the context of his remarks.