Pastor Saeed Abedini is a United States citizen currently serving an 8-year prison sentence in Iran. Reports indicate that he’s been repeatedly tortured and is at great risk of being killed. His crime? Telling people about Jesus during annual trips to the country.
Even when we're feeling anxious and small, we can bring God the greatest pleasure.
As public policy continues to change on the issue, a new LifeWay Research poll shows 58 percent of American adults believe homosexuality is a human rights issue and 64 percent say it is inevitable same-sex marriage will become legal throughout the United States.
Black smoke from the chimney atop the Sistine Chapel signaled that the first day of the conclave ended without the election of a new pope.
Parenting involves hard truths. It is a way that God searches your heart, humbles you, and softens you for His service.
A congressional hearing set for this week will include testimony on an American pastor serving a sentence of eight years in a notoriously brutal Iranian prison.
Mainstream news outlet headlines shouted the "shocking" news last month that more rural teens are getting pregnant than their urban counterparts. But a look at an earlier study reveals it's not that rural teens are more likely to have sex and get pregnant, but that they are less likely to have an abortion after they conceive.
Don’t ignore a subtle sense of unrest. It may be the key to finding the work and life you love.
An Egyptian Christian, detained simply because he knew other Christians accused of evangelizing in Libya, has died in a Libyan jail.
As I’ve shared countless times on the radio, I believe it’s our responsibility as Christians to be willing to go wherever the Lord leads us.
God is both close and He is near. Embracing that tension has implications for the way we worship
A transgender student is suing California Baptist University for expelling him in 2011 after he claimed he was a female despite his male anatomy.
Muslim mobs upset over an alleged derogatory comment about the prophet of Islam burned down more than 180 Christian-owned houses and shops and at least two church buildings in Lahore on Saturday after authorities told police to "let them vent their grief and anger."
C.J. Mahaney, founder of Sovereign Grace Ministries, will step down as its president effective April 12 in order to focus on being a local pastor. The news comes shortly after the beleaguered network of churches asked a Maryland court to dismiss a lawsuit alleging its leaders covered up the sexual abuse of children.
Why are so many single parents not connected to the local church? Why should we all care about the single parenting crisis?
There are three qualifications for those who would serve the Lord.
Five Iranian Christian converts who were detained late last year will reportedly begin trial in Iran's Revolutionary Court this week, according to a human rights group following the case.
- March 11, 2013 |