Michael Salman, the Phoenix pastor who was fined and sentenced to jail for holding Bible studies in his home, began his 60-day jail sentence July 9 at 10 a.m.
Although dating violence is a recognized problem for U.S. teens, a majority of high school counselors say their school provides no training or guidelines for dealing with abusive romantic relationships, a new study finds.
The 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) narrowly passed a resolution Thursday against using corporal punishment on children.
The economy continues to impact Americans' giving to churches and nonprofit organizations, according to a recent Barna Group survey showing that one-third of those surveyed had reduced the amount they gave to churches in the past three months.
Coordinated attacks against Christian villages in Nigeria's Plateau State this weekend left 58 people dead.
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics estimates that youth smoking could be cut by one-fifth by eliminating smoking from PG-13 rated movies.
A Montana judge has ruled that a couple who would have aborted their unborn daughter had they known she had cystic fibrosis can sue their healthcare providers.
A legislative body of the Episcopal Church approved on Saturday a proposal that, if it survives a final vote, would give transgenders the right to become ministers.
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GQ Magazine once highlighted the greatest jokes. One was religious in nature.
A recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicates that kids between the ages of 12 and 17 are most likely to experiment with alcohol, tobacco and marijuana for the first time during the summer months.
Membership numbers for the Southern Baptist Convention reflect disturbing trends for America's largest Protestant denomination.
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A Chinese man whose wife was forced to have an abortion has filed criminal charges against the officials responsible.
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A study published in the Journal of Christian Nursing finds that 80 percent of 10-year-old girls have been on a diet.
A video posted July 5 by RealClearPolitics depicts U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-Indiana) saying America's schools should be modeled after madrasas -- Islamic religious schools -- with their "foundation" as the Quran.
Facebook has added a new icon to accommodate gay married couples, which will appear in the "marriage" timeline event pop-up and can be changed between an image of two male or two female partners.
When the late Dale Carnegie released How to Win Friends and Influence People in October of 1936, the $2 book sold over 100,000 copies its first few months on store shelves. Seventy-three years and 15 million copies later, the title and its content remain timeless.
A hotel in Newcastle, England, has replaced copies of the traditional Gideon Bible placed in each of its 148 rooms with a Kindle pre-loaded with the Bible.
A New Mexico state judge has ruled that a prostitution website run by two elderly professors is legal.