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.
Finland’s prosecution of Christian MP over biblical views is ‘act of oppression,’ legal scholars warn
Law professors and scholars are calling on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom to pressure the State Department to sanction Finland’s prosecutor general for prosecuting a Christian politician who shared her biblical beliefs on sexuality and marriage.
A Christian pastor imprisoned in the Southeast Asian country of Laos for refusing to halt worship has been freed after over one year in detention.
Ravi Zacharias International Ministries intends to change the name of the organization following the release of an investigative report last month indicating that the Christian apologist was accused of “sexting, unwanted touching, spiritual abuse, and rape."
Suspected armed robbers attacked a church in the West African country of Ghana Saturday, leaving three wounded during a nighttime service.
Violent extremist attacks that have led to the displacement of half-a-million people and over 1,300 civilian deaths in northern Mozambique in recent years decreased in January as government forces try to expel Islamic rebels from the Cabo Delgado province.
A federal judge permanently blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial restrictions on indoor worship gatherings that the Supreme Court issued a temporary injunction against last November.
Two Christian men in Indonesia were flogged on Monday for drinking alcohol and gambling, which are crimes in the conservative Muslim Aceh province.
A public high school in Illinois has approved a student’s request for a religious exemption from a required sexuality program after a national legal group voiced concern that the student faced the threat of possible discipline for her refusal to take part in the program.
A Michigan man is facing felony charges after being accused of stealing some $800,000 from his church in Grand Rapids.
A high school student in Illinois will reportedly face a disciplinary hearing this week over her refusal to participate in the school’s gender and sexuality program after her parents requested that she be exempt from the requirement.