Churches in Toronto, Canada, that rent space in public schools may face eviction if they fail to pay increased rent of up to 800 percent to the Toronto District School Board.
Someone brought something to my attention recently. A young woman on our staff came across a talk, given by a pastor, on a church’s website. It was my talk.
Minors with unwanted same-sex attractions could be prevented from receiving "reparative therapy" to combat their desires if California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a ban into law this month.
A new study by University of Washington sociologists suggests that worship at megachurches may induce a drug-like spiritual "high" that helps explain these congregations' success.
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Our culture has made a mother's womb the most dangerous place on the planet.
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A survey conducted earlier this year by a coalition of religious organizations shows the number of mosques in the United States has grown by 74 percent in the past 11 years -- up from 1,209 in 2001 to 2,106 in 2011.
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Teens who play video games that glorify reckless driving may bring some of their virtual dangerous habits to road, a new study shows.
A new report by the Chin Human Rights Organization shows ethnic Christians in Burma's Chin state continue to face systematic religious discrimination at the hands of the government and are often forced to convert to Buddhism.
President Barack Obama says he won't spell out specific boundaries Iran can't cross in its nuclear program before facing U.S. military action.
U.S. diplomatic posts in the Middle East and North Africa are on high alert Friday as violence from angry Muslim demonstrators continues to spread.
By the end of this month it’s likely to be legal for children in California to have three parents.
Camp Aranu'tiq, the first transgender camp for kids in the nation, held its third annual weeklong session in Connecticut in late August.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended Israel's condolences to the families of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other officials at the American embassy in Libya who were murdered Tuesday night by Islamic terrorists.
Evangelical-owned Hobby Lobby has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration's contraceptive/abortion mandate, becoming the largest business yet to take action against the rule.
How are you engaging the culture around you? Do you find yourself shying away from "political" talk these days out of a fear of offending somebody?
I think the reason this question resonates with so many parents is precisely because we adults can’t adequately explain the doctrine ourselves.
In the most recent attack on U.S. diplomatic posts in the Middle East, Muslim protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen's capital, burning the American flag and smashing windows.
The idea is a simple one: if you take one step on to a slippery slope, you may find yourself sliding all the way down the hill. Culturally, it means that if you rationalize doing something from a particular philosophy or set of values, you may want to consider how that same rationale might apply to other, less popular, concerns.
More than two dozen Christian and conservative leaders are trying to put the issue of presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Mormonism to rest by instead focusing on the policies outlined in the GOP's new national platform.