Six Iranian converts to Christianity were convicted of crimes related to their membership in a house church.
The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion.
The U.S. military is making plans to integrate women into combat roles, including special operations.
For the first time, the federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted with a homicidal gunman.
I wish you could have been sitting with our team the other day when we gathered to watch a short video. It’s about a young couple and their unborn child, and the story is told from the perspective of the father. We’ve titled it “A Letter from Dad.” Since you couldn’t be there the other day, I hope you’ll take a moment to watch it now.
U.S. marriage rates are at historic lows but may soon rebound a bit, demographers predict.
Bullying and aggressive behavior by a sibling can be as damaging as bullying by a classmate, neighbor or other peer, finds a new study that links it to increased depression, anxiety and anger among victimized kids and teens.
After the opposition fighters in Syria in the beginning of June lost their stronghold in the city of Al Qusayr, many in Aleppo fear that this biggest city of Syria will be the next battlefield.
A new report by the Pew Research Center found that U.S. media largely focused on publishing stories with more supportive views of same-sex marriage than the opposing position between the period of March 18 to May 12.
Regardless of race, single-parent families are far more likely to live in poverty, with four of every 10 single-mother families in poverty, and only one of 12 two-parent homes in poverty.
Four attacks within the last three weeks in Niger have raised the specter of a growing Islamist threat in the country.
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two key marriage cases before the end of June. And as the nation awaits the decisions to the Prop 8 and DOMA cases, good people are asking thoughtful questions on why marriage matters.
One hundred sixty Christians were recently forced to flee their village after it was attacked by Muslim extremists.
A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that 83.4 percent of teens had unsupervised access to their prescription medications at home.
Hassan Rouhani won Iran's presidential election over the weekend. President Rouhani often is portrayed as being a "moderate" Iranian cleric, but because of his loyalty to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian Christians don't expect positive changes.
The United Nations is asking the United States and Europe to take in thousands of Syrian refugees.
It is the present form of Christianity—uniquely influenced by American culture—that is failing precisely because it has been enculturated with ideas foreign to the kingdom of God and the good news of the kingdom. In essence, the American church has succumbed to the lure of personal peace and affluence—elements of the American dream.
If Jesus commands us to “seek first the kingdom” then it is imperative that we know more precisely what this means. If the kingdom is as the Bible describes, the rule and reign of God come to earth through Jesus the King over all other kings then this reality carries enormous implications for how we are to live and act as faithful followers of Christ.
Just as there are certain things we should know, as in facts or figures or cultural literacy, there are certain things we should also know how to do.
Despite repeated requests from religious leaders and anti-abortion activists, city officials in Philadelphia plan to cremate and bury the 47 bodies from abortion provider Kermit Gosnell's case.