Samuel Smith serves as Deputy Managing Editor for The Christian Post. He began working for CP in 2014 as a staff reporter. Before joining CP, Smith covered Maryland state politics as well as college and high school athletics for various news outlets. He graduated with a journalism degree from Towson University.
His areas of interest include human rights, politics and sports. Smith also serves on the international missions team of his local church. He lives in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with his family.
City leaders in Nashville, Tennessee, are mourning the death of a 49-year-old Nashville pastor who is widely known for helping lead at-risk teenagers and former gang members away from a life of crime.
The northern California Pentecostal megachurch Destiny Christian Church has preliminarily agreed to assume leadership of Sacramento’s Capital Christian Center, which is suffering from the “destabilization of its financial foundation” and faces allegations of abuse cover-up against its founder.
Nearly 100 United Methodist Church congregations in Louisiana had their disaffiliation votes ratified by the regional conference last weekend, joining hundreds of others nationwide that have left the mainline Protestant denomination in the last year amid a schism over homosexuality.
A federal judge in Texas suspended the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of the chemical abortion pill nationwide Friday. Not long after, a federal judge in Washington state issued an opposite ruling that could force the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in.
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't mince words in her rebuttal Tuesday night to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address, claiming that the political Left is forcing Americans to worship "false idols" as it wages a culture war she says Americans didn't ask for.
The top court in Massachusetts has ruled that doctors have no right to prescribe lethal drugs for patients with terminal illnesses under the state’s constitution, dealing a blow to advocates who hoped the state would be the first in the nation to guarantee such a constitutional right.
The third installment of Elon Musk's "Twitter Files" was released Friday night, shining a light on the social media giant's internal discussions leading to former President Donald Trump's ban from the platform in January 2021 while he was still in office.
Democrats will maintain control of the U.S. Senate as Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is projected to defeat her Republican challenger, Adam Laxalt, in a tightly contested midterm race in The Silver State.
A petition signed by over 32,000 people was delivered to the White House Friday, calling on the United States government to reinstate Nigeria to its list of countries where religious freedom conditions are most concerning after the Biden administration removed Nigeria from the list last year.
The top religious freedom watchdog panel in the United States has warned that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church could be in “jeopardy” if Russia expands control over the neighboring Eastern European country that it began invading last month.