A lawsuit filed by the group American Atheists to keep a revered cross out of the National September 11 Museum is being challenged by a conservative law firm that defends the public display of religious symbols.
Susan Cain is the best-selling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. A popular lecturer, the Harvard-trained lawyer offers terrific insight and advice for everybody in her book, but especially for parents who have quiet-tempered children.
Recently, David Barton criticized our efforts to fact check his claims about Thomas Jefferson. Here is my response along with three challenges.
A new survey conducted by Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council reveals nearly 600 incidents of hostility toward Christianity that have occurred in the U.S. in the last 10 years.
According to a new report released by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, charitable contributions are higher in states that have larger populations of religious people.
Three staff members of Houcun house church in Lichuan County in China's Jiangxi Province were summoned to the county government August 7 by police and the Religious Affairs Bureau and were coerced to join the government-controlled "Three-Self" Patriotic Movement church.
The United Church of Canada, Canada's largest Protestant denomination, has approved a recommendation to boycott products produced in Israeli settlements located within Palestinian territories -- the West Bank and the Gaza Strip -- with the intent of putting pressure on the Israeli government to stop expansion of the settlements.
A new study finds that when teens give up sleep for studying, the next day all kinds of things can go poorly.
A new longitudinal study has found that spending time with parents is important to teens' well-being.
Two more churches in Indonesia's West Java province have been forcibly closed amid opposition and disputes over paperwork.
Great preachers are the ones who preach really bad sermons. The difference is that they preach really bad sermons when they’re young, and are sharpened for life by critique.
The security guard who stopped a gunman at the Family Research Council last week, despite suffering a shot to the arm, said God put him there at that time to stop the attack.
The city of Hamburg, Germany, has become the first in the country to officially recognize Islamic holidays by allowing Muslim employees and students to take time off to celebrate.
I want to make sure that churches understand their models. And specifically, that if you want to be a church for the unchurched, you understand what that means.
In East Los Angeles you’ll find a little boy with a big imagination. Only 9 years old, Caine Monroy spent his summer at his dad’s auto parts store with nothing much to do. So with the help of a little packing tape and a lot of creativity, he turned a back room full of empty boxes into a makeshift arcade.
f you want to see the gospel of Christ that has energized this church for two thousand years, turn off the television.
Calvin Miller, a longtime pastor, author and seminary professor, died August 19.
According to a new census by researchers from Ohio State University, the Amish are the fastest-growing religious group in America.
A group of lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats called this month for same-sex couples in civil partnerships to be given the same tax breaks as heterosexual married couples.
- August 19, 2012 |