Is the God and Government program harmless? Or is it a call to abandon the First Amendment?
- October 12, 2013 |
The European Parliament on Thursday passed a resolution that called for the exoneration and release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran simply because of his Christian faith.
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A recent spate of attacks against Christians and house churches in China underlines the country's relentless habit of persecuting Christians, even at the cost of its own reputation in the international community.
A group of Christian lawyers plans to sue two medical doctors who have raised a storm of controversy for arranging the abortion of female fetuses because the parents wanted boys.
A Moroccan court postponed until Dec. 31 an appeals hearing for a convert hastily sentenced to prison for alleged "proselytizing," in hopes that international publicity over his conviction will subside by then.
God has given me the privilege of traveling the world. During my senior year of college, I studied in Tokyo. That experience gave me a glimpse of what I was to experience later during my early tenure at Focus, first as the international field director for Asia, Africa and Australia and later as the vice president of our international division.
The dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., claimed during his weekly address this past Sunday that it is a sin to oppose homosexuality.
People across the United States are finding out what it means for their life when the government shuts down. But what if churches shut down?
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Wednesday legalizing non-physician abortions.
Church leaders in Central African Republic issued a joint appeal for urgent action from the international community to prevent "genocidal interfaith civil war" in the troubled nation in the heart of Africa.
The latest tragic incident of hundreds of African migrants drowning in European waters tells a wider story.
The Gospel Coalition blog recently ran a vulnerably written post where a father described what he and his wife experienced when they lost their child in the womb.
Since 2011, the National Religious Broadcasters' John Milton Project for Free Speech has documented a rise in "viewpoint censorship," targeting conservative Christian values.
A new study finds almost one in 10 adolescents report perpetrating coerced sexual contact.
The families of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan last weekend will not receive death benefits or the money to pay for their funerals because of the government shutdown.
As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they're also finding ways to reach out.
Dr. Greg Smalley, son of popular author and speaker Dr. Gary Smalley, serves as Focus’ Vice President of Family Ministries. Greg’s office is just steps from mine, and I enjoy our regular interactions. Not only is he a marriage expert and popular author with a doctorate in psychology, but he also has a great sense of humor. He’s a fun guy to be around. Greg and his wife, Erin, have been married for 21 years and have four children.
Tension remained high in Kenya's port city of Mombasa over the weekend after riots in protest of the murder of a prominent Muslim cleric on Thursday left four dead, about eight injured and on Friday the Majengo Salvation Army Church razed.
- October 08, 2013 |