Researcher Shaunti Feldhahn discovered the divorce rate of Christians who attend church regularly is lower than the secular world. It’s “maybe 15 percent, maybe 20 percent for all marriages,” said Feldhahn.
- June 25, 2014 |
Earlier this month, a young male started shooting a gun at Seattle Pacific University, a Christian school. Before he stopped to reload his weapon, he had killed one and injured three others. A 22-year old student, Jon Meis, put himself in harm’s way to stop the gunman from inflicting further harm.
- June 25, 2014 |
The Presbyterian Church (USA) voted Friday (June 20) to divest church funds from three American companies it cited for profiting from the oppression of Palestinians within Israel’s occupied territories.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to finally issue its ruling this week in the highly anticipated case of the craft companies vs. Obamacare.
Enough religious posturing, says one of TV’s more cynical gadflies, Bill Maher – let’s just accept that President Barack Obama doesn't believe in any God.
Recovering Grace, the group that brought the allegations against Bill Gothard to light, expressed concern with the internal investigation's findings that minimized the "exploitation of innocent young women."
Controversial show “Preachers of L.A.” will soon return for its second season, though many Christians are concerned that the reality TV program is making a mockery of religion.
A new study found that children who spend more time in less structured activities are better able to set their own goals and take actions to meet those goals without prodding from adults.
Humanitarian group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has reported that Syrian children are being used by the military in horrifying ways.
An Atheist group has challenged the existence of the “Ground Zero cross” at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
ISIS is demanding Christians in Mosul to pay a poll tax. The tax of $250 does not apply to Muslim citizens.
Boko Haram is behind another abduction in Northeast Nigeria. The militant group kidnapped 60 women and girls, and 31 boys from villages in the area.
One day after Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim was released from prison, she has been re-arrested by authorities.
Same-sex marriage is in the news. That’s partly the result of various national-level religious liberty debates stemming from Christian photographers, florists and bakers conscientiously declining to participate in homosexual marriage ceremonies – and the lawsuits that they’ve had to face.
Turmoil in Iraq is ongoing, as ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) continues to take over Iraqi cities.
A prominent Egyptian Christian has received a five-year prison sentence for documenting religious persecution against the church.
Pope Francis announced Saturday that Italian Mafia members are excommunicated from the Catholic Church.
Ignite Church of Joplin Missouri has adopted a new strategy to attract men to the parish; the church recently held a gun raffle as a form of outreach to get men in the door.
Washington D.C.’s National Cathedral welcomed Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge to preach on Sunday; it was the first time that the historic church permitted an openly transgender priest to speak at the pulpit.