Arsonists burned a Tanzania church Feb. 19 in the semi-autonomous region of Zanzibar, two days after gunmen killed a Catholic priest there.
The Virginia state legislature passed a measure giving college student groups the right to grant membership only to those who share their beliefs and mission.
C. Everett Koop, the Christian physician and former U.S. Surgeon General who brought abortion to the forefront of evangelical social action, died Feb. 25 at age 96.
I think one person got it right when he said: “Success will take you further than character can keep you.”
Having deported scores of foreign Christians and demolished several church buildings in the past few months, Sudan continued ridding the country of Christianity this week by raiding Christian bookshops in Khartoum and arresting Christians.
Arrests continue of Christians accused of proselytizing in Libya, with a total of seven now known to be in custody including one reported to have been tortured.
Legendary Dallas Theological Seminary professor Howard Hendricks died Feb. 20 at age 88.
It may not have garnered the hype or the headlines of last night’s Academy Awards, but the death last week of Dr. Howard G. Hendricks, the longtime professor of Dallas Theological Seminary, marked the promotion of one of God’s great saints to Glory.
A new analysis of data shows that the teen birth rate in rural counties is nearly one-third higher than the rest of the nation.
Three incidents of violence against ministers in Tanzania have left believers in the eastern African nation concerned over the future of religious freedom.
Christians have throughout the centuries—and most especially following the Protestant Reformation—arrived at very different understandings about a multitude of issues related to the teaching and practice of the Christian faith. Unfortunately, we tend to form enclaves around these doctrinal understandings, which are eventually institutionalized.
Every church longs to grow. That’s the way it should be. "The Great Commission" was not "The Small Suggestion." So what is keeping many of these churches from reaching their full potential?
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear the case of a Christian family from Germany seeking asylum in the U.S.
Evangelicals saw more movies in 2012 than almost every other demographic.
- February 24, 2013 |
Pope Benedict XVI never inspired the deep love and admiration enjoyed by his predecessor, Pope John Paul II, but Americans -- and American Catholics even more so -- still look favorably upon the soon-to-be-former head of the Roman Catholic Church.
- February 23, 2013 |
I have long suspected that many Christians dread not just death but heaven. We won’t admit that, of course.
Nearly a dozen Republican lawmakers have joined the legal fight against the Obamacare contraception mandate by formally backing arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby.
Unresolved conflict is like a never-ending storm between a husband and wife, depositing a sludge of bitterness in their hearts. Before long, instead of deep, fulfilling connection, the relationship becomes shallow and stagnates.
Starting in August, Brown University's student health insurance plan will cover sex change operations for students who want to change genders.
New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow announced on Thursday that he had canceled his scheduled appearance to speak at First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, led by Pastor Robert Jeffress, whom some in the media are decrying as "anti-gay."