Newly converted Christians in Vietnam's Central Highlands were terrorized last week – their homes and personal property badly damaged or destroyed in four consecutive night raids, and some of the faithful seriously injured from beatings in broad daylight.
- February 27, 2013 |
A bill proposed in the California legislature seeks to punish the local chapters of the Boy Scouts of America for prohibiting homosexual leaders and members from joining the organization.
- February 27, 2013 |
Fatalities jumped 19 percent in the first half of 2012 compared with the first half of 2011.
An atheist group that recently formed at a Christian university in Texas has filed an application to obtain official recognition on campus.
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 |