There has been a troubling development in the case of American pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Iran because of his Christian faith.
Learning to serve single parents in our churches and communites is a vital part of the body of Christ in changing statistics and being the hands and feet of our Lord Jesus.
A few years ago, our public relations team welcomed a spirited young woman as a summer intern. Whitney Williams immediately threw herself into her role, learning to coordinate interviews and write news releases. She even met her husband, Mix, while serving at Focus.
We evangelicals have “been dazed and confused for so long it’s not true.” Well, it is true.
Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his faith, is facing life-threatening conditions after a recent prison transfer.
Facebook stock loses steam after the company admitted young teens are losing interest in the site.
More women are using donated eggs for in vitro fertilization and more healthy babies are being born through the process. While this is good news, the process also creates more embryos than can be implanted, leaving hundreds of thousands of frozen embryos in fertility clinics.
"Truth" was the theme of a recent Patheos blog concerning the life of C.S. Lewis. The author hoped to draw attention to inaccurate information published about the writer's life.
In a country where less than half a percent of the population are Christians, devotion to Christianity remains dangerous — and in cases of male converts from Islam, punishable by death.
One of the biggest questions I get from pastors is what we did in the early years that now, looking back with hindsight, we feel made the most difference. It’s a good question.
One of the first things Eric Foley, the co-founder of Seoul USA, learned about the North Korean underground church is that it is not a group to be pitied.
November is National Adoption Month, so I want to do something special in this space to observe the occasion. Throughout the month, I’ll be highlighting adoption stories – the experiences of real-life families who have taken that leap of faith of welcoming someone new as their own.
Here is my life story, sort of, as told to Pastor H. B. Charles Jr. during an interview last month in Jacksonville, Florida.
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A Christian woman perished from pneumonia in an Eritrean prison after facing harsh conditions and denial of medical treatment -- all because she would not renounce her faith.
There's something better than perfection: authenticity. I need it, my daughter needs it, my husband needs it, my community needs it.
Smartphone saturation among teens and young adults in the US is nearly complete.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
An ingredient to a flourishing marriage that is so simple, it's easily overlooked...
A federal appeals court has reinstated most of Texas' new abortion standards.
Are Christians missing 12 important cultural trends that could make us more effective?