There was arguably no religious demographic that made more headlines in the United States in 2017 than evangelicals. Here's a look at seven evangelicals who made an impact in 2017.
With a platform that reaches millions, professional athletes have a golden opportunity to not only share the Gospel but to also insert their thoughts into the public discussion about some of society's biggest issues and use their wealth to help those in need.
Indonesia reduced the sentences of over 9,000 Christian prisoners on Christmas day, including the sentence of a Christian governor jailed on blasphemy charges.
A 34-year-old aspiring pastor in Canada has been charged with the murders of his wife and two young daughters who were found dead in their British Columbia home last Tuesday.
A Christian couple in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, have refused to comply with a homeowners association demand that they take down a "Jesus" Christmas display from their yard that one complainant deemed "offensive."
Four Christians were killed two days before Christmas during a senseless attack on a Christmas carol celebration in Nigeria.
Leading evangelist Franklin Graham has lashed out at controversial comedian Rosie O'Donnell after she told Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Christmas morning that he's going "straight to Hell" because of the recently passed GOP tax plan.
President Donald Trump heard an unusual Christmas eve sermon on Sunday night when he attended an Episcopal service in Palm Beach, Florida.
Thirteen churches that were all but destroyed by the disastrous hurricanes this past summer and fall will receive thousands of dollars from the nation's largest Catholic fraternal organization to help them get back on their feet following the costly devastation caused by the natural disasters.
A coalition of faith leaders from diverse backgrounds have come together to warn parents not to push gender transition on children, asserting that "gender ideology" is a "false idea" that's harmful to society because it is "sowing confusion and self-doubt."
A Christian baker has won a temporary court victory against the state of California's attempts to force her to bake cakes for a same-sex wedding against her religious convictions.
The British Broadcasting Corporation has pledged to "enhance" its portrayal of religion in documentaries and drama series and its knowledge of religion in its news reporting.
With the most significant tax overhaul in three decades about the be signed into law by President Donald Trump, much is being said — good and bad — about whether the new tax bill will help or hurt Americans and their pocket books.
Evangelical conservatives and pro-lifers in Canada are voicing concern that a new requirement put in place by the federal government would force organizations to "attest" to liberal beliefs on abortion and LGBT rights in order to receiving funding to give kids summer jobs.
Politico on Sunday reported that the Obama administration halted a federal law enforcement investigation into the illegal operations of the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah in order to secure the controversial 2015 nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
An evangelical leader, who serves as an informal adviser to the Trump administration, has written a lengthy defense of evangelical leaders' support for President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, rejecting claims that they favor Jews over Arabs.
Former World Series MVP and Major League Baseball all-star Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, have donated their nearly $10 million lake house and 100 acres of land in Missouri to a Christian camp that provides summer memories to individuals with special needs and chronic illnesses.
A Virginia-based Christian humanitarian organization recently intervened in the lives of over 200 women and girls entrapped in Thailand's sex industry and helped offer them the opportunity of a lifetime to leave and find their true value in Christ.
Although it's been months since the Islamic State was pushed out of towns in Iraq once populated by Christians, about 80,000 Christians have yet to return home and remain displaced inside of the country as winter has arrived, according to a prominent Assyrian humanitarian.
An Indiana public school district has removed a banner advertising a local church from a high school football stadium after the nation's largest secularist legal group filed a complaint.
Conservative evangelicals have been widely criticized for their support of President Donald Trump. Yet, many evangelical leaders have not been afraid to speak out against some actions Trump and his administration have taken since winning the 2016 election.
At least nine worshipers were killed and over 50 others were injured after Islamic extremists conducted an attack on a church in southwestern Pakistan during a Sunday pre-Christmas service.
Questions have been raised about President Donald Trump's mental health, with many pundits and even mental health experts believing that that the billionaire real estate mogul is mentally unstable and even "dangerous" for the nation. But others believe that such as claim is nothing more than a political campaign to delegitimize the president.
The government-owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has canceled airing of a BBC documentary on transgender children after a non-binary filmmaker accused of the documentary of spreading "transphobia."
Two Sudanese Christian families remain homeless after a Muslim judge ruled against their appeals of eviction from their homes in Omdurman, and said that a Muslim real estate investor can rightfully take ownership of the church-owned properties.