Hindu extremist attacks on Christians in Maharashtra state could expand even as violence elsewhere in India grows in areas where extremist groups had not been so active, Christian leaders said.
- February 13, 2013 |
Prior to Constantine, the church, although organized, was less institutional and more communal or organic. In other words, the outside world didn’t think of “the church” as that building on the corner. Instead they thought of a community of people who were distinct in both their conduct and character, the overarching characteristics being their love for others, compassion toward the needy, and joy-filled lives.
The number of U.S. babies born to teen mothers dropped to record lows in 2011, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On the second anniversary of the fall of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, new protests broke out across the country.
I love reading stories about how people came to their faith in the Lord. It’s humbling to see, time and time again, how God lovingly pursues us, calls us to repentance through the Holy Spirit and gives us the gift of His Son.
Pope Benedict XVI will continue living inside the Vatican once his retirement becomes official at the end of the month, but observers say he will probably keep a low profile both before and after the election to choose his successor.
President Barack Obama last week nominated Justice Department attorney Todd M. Hughes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit -- who, if approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would be the first openly gay federal appeals court judge.
Religious leaders and mental health and human rights advocates have convened a panel at the United Nations to discuss the efficacy of gay conversion therapy.
Before the drain of daily duties entered your marriage, did you have a vision of purpose in your relationship?
There is a subtle beauty in the hardest season of the year
In a day and time when many are taught by example to be selfish, stingy, and demanding, it is important that the body of Christ re-learn generosity.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has threatened to sue a black man for, in his words, "trying to save black babies."
Stress levels for Americans have taken a decidedly downward turn across the USA — except for young adults, whose stress is higher than the national norm, says a newly released survey.
The Barna Group released a new study last week finding almost two-thirds (64 percent) of Americans believe professional athletes have a greater influence on society than faith leaders.
With Pope Benedict XVI's shocking resignation this morning, evangelical Christians might be tempted to see this the way a college football fan might view the departure of his rival team's head coach. But the global stakes are much, much higher.
Operation Rescue reports a 29-year-old woman died Feb. 7 after Maryland abortionist LeRoy Carhart botched her third-trimester abortion.
At any given moment I have everything I truly need.
Here’s the deal: We all have a song to sing that is ours alone. The key is to do it through who, and how, God made us.
Pope Benedict will resign on February 28 "because of advanced age," his spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said today.