New research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health by scholars at the University of Texas purports to show that the more transgender youth are called by their preferred name in society, it lowers their risk of suicide and depression. However, a top pediatrician denounced the research as "meaningless" and leading to "false" conclusions.
A California pastor who "changed" his mind on homosexuality has announced that he will step down from the pastoral role of the church he founded over 20 years ago, which was expelled by the Southern Baptist Convention in 2014 for blessing gay unions.
While 13-year-old Jesse Hernandez spent 12 hours on Sunday into Monday morning trapped in Los Angeles' maze of sewer pipes not knowing whether he would live or die, he says that there was only one thing he could do in his moment of despair.
NBC Faces Backlash for Publishing Claim That Christianity Is Used to 'Prop Up' White Supremacy on Easter
NBC News received much backlash on social media after it published an op-ed on Easter Sunday that contended that the Christian faith is being used to "prop up" white supremacy.
Just four days after Easter, George Washington University will host a training session open to students and faculty to teach them about "Christian privilege" in America.
A Texas elementary school art teacher was suspended after a parent complained that she discussed her sexual orientation with students in class.
Miss. Church Votes to Leave UMC Over 'Failure to Uphold Scripture,' Abortion, Homosexuality, Resurrection, Christ's Divinity
Church members at First United Methodist Church of Louisville, Mississippi have overwhelmingly voted to withdraw the congregation's membership from the United Methodist Church denomination, citing a number of issues including homosexuality and abortion as the reasons.
American pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been imprisoned in Turkey since October 2016 on false terror and espionage charges, received a visit Wednesday from U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., inside Buca Prison in Izmir.
Prominent evangelical leader James Dobson has voiced his disapproval with Republicans in Congress for passing a spending bill that he considers to be a "betrayal" to those who voted for them.
The mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts is trying to punish a church for providing shelter to an immigrant mother of American citizens facing deportation back to Peru.
The world's largest Catholic fraternal organization gave over $1 million to help persecuted Iraqi and Syrian Christians as they celebrate the Holy Week and reflect on the resurrection and sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
A new study has found that Christian colleges in the United States generate more than $60 billion in annual economic impact to the U.S. economy and generate over $9.7 billion in federal tax revenue each year although the schools themselves have tax-exempt statuses.
A politically diverse group of over 80 prominent evangelical leaders, spanning from former Southern Baptist Convention presidents Ronnie Floyd and Jack Graham to Sojourners founder Jim Wallis, have signed a joint statement calling for united prayer for peace in the Korean Peninsula.
Rick Seaward, a Charismatic church planter who helped plant thousands of churches around the world and the founder of Singapore's first megachurch, was killed in a car accident last Saturday while in Brazil for a missions conference.
Conservative evangelical leaders have issued a rare public condemnation of the Donald Trump White House after the president signed an "immoral" spending bill that they say "constituted a moment of weakness" for his administration.
A Christian man sentenced to death in 2016 after he was accused of blasphemy in Pakistan has been granted a rare acquittal after spending nearly two years in jail.
A Ugandan man who left Islam to accept faith in Christ has suffered serious burns on nearly half his body as he believes that members of his family took vengeance on him by attacking him with scarring-hot cooking oil.
A Canadian Christian street preacher and nondenominational ministry leader was reportedly arrested and detained for over 20 hours in the United Kingdom last week after he was accused of making homophobic comments.
While "March for Our Lives" demonstrations across the country dominated news coverage over the weekend, thousands of Christians marched through the streets of downtown Dallas on Sunday night to send the message that the one true answer to gun violence in the United States can be found in God.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in the nation's capital and around the country Saturday in the student-led "March for Our Lives" protest to demand an end to school shootings and called on Congress to pass restrictions on the sale of firearms and ammunition.
Former Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, the United States' top religious freedom diplomat, has condemned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for claiming two priests who highlighted the horrific economic struggles of the nation in a sermon are "devils in cassocks."
The Boy Scouts of America is being sued after it allegedly nullified the merit badges of a Utah boy who has Down syndrome and reportedly turned down his application to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, a claim the organization has refuted.
Indiana High School Students Allowed to Perform 'Christmas Spectacular' After Court Ruling Lifts Ban
A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that it's constitutional for students and staff at an Indiana public high school to produce the institution's traditional "Christmas Spectacular" after the performance was revised to include scenes representing Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
Conservative Catholic demonstrators were physically harassed, spat on and assaulted by LGBT activists earlier this month while protesting an Amsterdam-based clothing retailer's "overt and offensive" homosexual advertisements in the Netherlands.
A resident adviser at a Catholic college in Rhode Island needed to be escorted from his own dorm room for safety precautions earlier this month after he reportedly faced threats from his peers for posting a bulletin promoting the traditional Catholic teaching of marriage.