In his new book, Why? Making Sense of God's Will, pastor and author Adam Hamilton says that bad things do not happen because it is God's will, or because it is punishment for unacknowledged sin.
Texas evangelical Bob Roberts, Jr., believes Christians should distance themselves from anti-Sharia legislation because such bills send the message that evangelicals are scared and would rather drive Muslims into isolation than trust God to protect them.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has named, for the first time, Egypt as a country of particular concern (CPC) in its list of 14 countries considered the world's worst violators of religious freedom and has urged the United States to more actively promote religious freedom.
In a move that may be surprising to some, evangelicals have formed a coalition with progressive Christians as well as Catholics to oppose federal budget cuts that would hurt the poor.
Cast member Matt Elrod is proving that redemption comes from God, not works, as he survives elimination from the CBS reality show "Survivor: Redemption Island."
Proponents of California's Prop. 8 are urging the district court to vacate retired Judge Vaughn Walker's ruling that marriage is a constitutional right for same-sex couples based on new evidence suggesting he was likely prejudiced because of his own long-term same-sex relationship.
A Bush-era solicitor general quit Atlanta-based King & Spalding to defend the Defense of Marriage Act after gay rights activists leaned on the law firm to back out of a contract drawn up with Republicans.
A new poll confirms that business mogul Donald Trump leads among moderate and liberal Republicans. However, evangelist Franklin Graham's recent remarks show that conservative supporters might not be far behind.
A Maryland Church chose to reach beyond its four walls and share the love of Christ with its community this Easter by hosting a day of family fun and giving away free groceries.
For the thousands of people who observed Good Friday at Michigan’s Greater Grace Temple, the crucifixion was more than just a thought – it was a vivid portrayal visible on the stage thanks to the illustrated sermon entitled “The Whip, Hammer and Cross.”
A study by a conservative media watchdog charges three major network television stations with bestowing a favorable bias on Earth Day while smearing Easter, Christians' holy day, with allegations of pedophilia.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is urging China not to detain Christian members of unregistered "house churches" who plan to worship outdoors this Easter.
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to intervene in a case deciding the constitutionality of memorial crosses placed on various state properties to honor fallen state troopers.
The introduction of a U.S. House resolution to recognize the 400th anniversary of the Kings James Bible offers encouragement to celebration organizers who believe a word of gratitude is due the book that positively influenced American society.
Former Planned Parenthood employee Abby Johnson, now a pro-life advocate, is out with a new commercial to address pro-choice claims that Planned Parenthood Federation of America primarily provides women’s healthcare services and to expose the million-dollar group’s true objective – abortion.
Republican House Speaker John Boehner wants the Department of Justice to reimburse the House for the hundreds of thousands of dollars it may need to spend in order to defend in court a federal traditional marriage law that the Obama Administration has refused to protect.
The pool of Republican candidates possibly running for the GOP nomination in the 2012 presidential race just got a little wider. Former Alabama Supreme Court Judge Roy Moore launched an exploratory committee Monday
Monday’s Day of Dialogue gave Christian youth an opportunity to express their beliefs about sexuality and marriage, topics on which polls show young adults tend to hold liberal stances.
Dallas megachurch pastor and now film producer T. D. Jakes tries to get the message across to moviegoers that marriage, despite its difficulties, is a commitment meant to last a lifetime.
A former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia charged President Barack Obama with actively sabotaging the federal defense for the Defense of Marriage Act in a Friday Judiciary subcommittee hearing held by House Republicans.
Atheist-humanist Anthony C. Grayling's The Good Book mimics the Bible right down to language and its use of books, chapters and verses. But its sole message, the author insists, is to think for yourself and dictate your own good life.
While the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network is asking for supporters to remain silent Friday for the cause of homosexual rights, conservative family and legal groups are encouraging students to create a dialogue and speak the truth in love.
The U.S. Senate voted down a measure that would defund Planned Parenthood. The 42-58 vote on Thursday came just after the U.S. House approved for the second time the legislation
There is something funny happening in the polls. A recent CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll revealed business mogul Donald Trump is tied with Mike Huckabee as the top GOP presidential candidate among Republicans.
The U.S. Department of Justice joined in on a 2010 lawsuit on Tuesday against a South Carolina jail that bars prisoners from receiving any reading materials other than the Bible.