The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday against a Christian couple who lost their bakery after a heavy fine for refusing to create a cake for a same-sex wedding back in 2013.
World-renowned evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham shared fourth place in Gallup's annual poll that asks Americans which man they most admire, with Pope Francis, President Donald Trump, and Barack Obama taking the top three spots.
Pastor Perry Noble, formerly of NewSpring Church in South Carolina and now of Second Chance Church, has hit back against the claims of a pastor who said that depressed people haven't made Jesus the center of their lives.
North Korea has been ranked as the worst country in the world for Christians to live by persecution watchdog groups, such as Open Doors USA, for 15 straight years, though in 2017 much of the world's fears centered on the nation's expanding nuclear weapons program.
Although 2017 brought some significant victories for Christians in the fight against terror, such as the defeat of the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and seizing the de facto capital of its self-declared caliphate in Raqqa, Syria, believers suffered a number of shocking attacks in different parts of the world throughout the year.
Jerushah Armfield, the granddaughter of famous evangelist Billy Graham, has said that her uncle Franklin Graham should cut down his praise for President Donald Trump, who he argued has not shown himself to be a Christian in his words and deeds.
Megachurch pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship in California has said that as many as 25,000 people in total decided to follow Jesus Christ with the help of his ministry, calling 2017 an "epic" year.
Former President Barack Obama told Britain's Prince Harry in an interview that the irresponsible use of social media could be dangerous, saying that it can allow some people to live in "different realities" and preserve their biases.
Paula White, who is President Donald Trump's spiritual adviser, said Trump, whom she called a "crusader," put Christmas, Jesus Christ, and prayer back in the White House.
Parents in the city of Wenzhou, also known as "China's Jerusalem" due to its large Christian community, are saying that they will continue teaching their children about the Bible and Jesus Christ despite the atheistic government's ban on Sunday School.
Christmas is celebrated by Christians in different ways around the world — some honor the birth of Jesus Christ on different dates; some observe the holiday by featuring giant Christmas trees, markets, and Nativity plays; while others are forced to celebrate in the deep secrecy under the most oppressive regimes.
2017 saw numerous archaeological discoveries that researchers connected to stories in the Bible, including new analysis strengthening historical accounts concerning the supposed tomb of Jesus Christ.
A prominent atheist group that in the past has claimed that Christians "stole Christmas" has now put out a full-page New York Times ad accusing President Donald Trump of "waging war" on the separation of church and state.
A school in Germany has decided to restrict its Christmas celebrations and stop performing music that contains Christian lyrics after a Muslim student complained that carols are incompatible with Islam.
A Kentucky Family Court judge who earlier this year said he cannot hear adoption cases involving gay or lesbian people, arguing that he is looking after the best interests of children, has been found guilty of misconduct.
Actor Stephen Baldwin has opened up about the rejection he feels from Hollywood, both due to his Christianity and his support for President Donald Trump, with producers openly saying they don't want him and his Bible around.
Trump Cutbacks to Refugees Forces Catholic Charities to Reluctantly Close Down Resettlement Ministry
The nonprofit Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Dubuque said it is reluctantly closing down its 77-year-old Refugee Resettlement ministry in Iowa, following President Donald Trump's dramatic reduction to the refugee quota.
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, said the character Charlie Brown kept him from quitting ministry when facing church hypocrisy, sin, and deep depression.
Evangelist Franklin Graham has insisted that he does not hate gay people, but said that LGBT activists need to "take it up with God" if they don't like homosexuality being called a sin.
Beth Moore, Jen Hatmaker, Hundreds of Evangelical Women Join #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign Against Abuse
Several prominent Christian authors and speakers, including Beth Moore and Jen Hatmaker, have joined hundreds of evangelical women in calling out sexual and psychological abuse under the #SilenceIsNotSpiritual online campaign.
The wife of inspirational Christian speaker and author Nick Vujicic, known throughout the world as the "limbless evangelist," as he was born with no arms and no legs, has given birth to twin girls just days before Christmas.
Evangelist Billy Graham has said that despite the state of the chaotic world 2,000 years after the birth of Jesus Christ, the angels were not wrong to say that He would bring peace.
The close to 800,000 "dreamer" immigrants in America, who are facing possible deportation despite backing from evangelical leaders, have to wait to learn their fate after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said a solution will not be finalized until next year.
Britain's Prince Charles reflected on how incredibly hard it must be for Christians to follow Jesus Christ's example and love their enemies in the face of the "heartbreaking" pain and suffering they are enduring in the Middle East.
As many as 230,000 security forces are expected to guard Christmas celebrations around Egypt next week, given the massive church and mosque bombings the country suffered earlier this year.