Justices of Massachusetts' highest court examined the nature of the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday as they heard a challenge from atheists who want the pledge banned in schools statewide.
On August 29, 2013, in what has been called a "brutal and vicious act," a team of 20 social workers, police officers and special agents stormed a homeschooling family's residence near Darmstadt, Germany, forcibly removing all four of the family's children, ages 7 to 14.
The majority of Egyptians do not want the Muslim Brotherhood involved in their society or in politics, according to a new poll from Baseera, the Egyptian Center of Public Opinion Research.
I’ve noticed a growing trend, at least in my own city, of churches renaming themselves in an apparent effort to invigorate a plateaued or even declining situation.
I want to share a personal email I received last week from Tim Goeglein, our vice president of external relations.
A lawsuit to strike the words "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance goes before the Massachusetts Supreme Court this week.
For the fourth consecutive summer, teen employment has stayed anchored around record lows.
Study finds that harsh verbal discipline increases the risk teens will misbehave and exhibit symptoms of depression.
In March 2013, the government of the Central African Republic was overthrown in a coup d'état in the country's capital, Bangui. Since that time, the country has experienced significant unrest and turmoil, which has affected the lives of many innocent people and also the work of Bible translation.
Every day the numbers rise as Syria's crisis rages out of control and spills across borders into neighboring countries. There are now more than 2 million refugees, 5 million internally displaced persons and 100,000 dead.
In the Bible gospel preaching never left off with condemnation. That the gospel is really good news for us.
As Emmanuel Sunday rode his motorbike near Jos last Thursday evening, gunmen stopped him and asked him his religion. The 19-year-old technical school student saw a group of people the gunmen had ordered out of a mini-bus; the Christians had been told to lie on the ground.
Bangladeshi believer Nur Hossain was held up by his own brothers on August 13 for choosing to follow Jesus.
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that 52 breakaway Texas Episcopal churches can maintain ownership of their property.
On August 19, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a law banning therapy that attempts to help minors overcome their same-sex attractions. A group of Christian counselors are suing to practice according to the dictates of their conscience.
Eritrean authorities arrested 30 members of the Church of the Living God gathered for prayer on the evening of Aug. 24 in the Kushet suburb of the capital Asmara.
In a recent report released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, the non-partisan group says about 12,000 people have been killed since the start of 2012 in the largely anti-Christian violence that has swept across northern Nigeria.
A recent study conducted by Duke University revealed: “Clergy More Likely to Suffer from Depression, Anxiety.”
The alliance of militant groups, called Seleka, has thousands of fighters and, according to church leaders, ties to Islamic jihadists who target Christians and their churches.
North Korea has rescinded an invitation for a U.S. envoy to visit North Korea and try to secure the release of a jailed American Christian.
- August 30, 2013 |