A group of Pakistani Christians were attacked by influential Muslims during a land-grab, resulting in one person being killed, another seriously injured, five others less seriously hurt and one kidnapped.
- August 29, 2012 |
A pastor and his family are safe and recovering after surviving an attack by Muslim gunmen on August 10.
"Kenya and the border area between Kenya and Somalia has become a dangerous place for followers of Christ, as well as aid workers trying to help those caught in the chaos and poverty," Open Doors USA president/CEO Dr. Carl Moeller said.
Egypt's prime minister announced Saturday that the country's new constitution would be drafted by the end of September, and there is grave concern that Islamic sharia law will become the sole source of the legislation, meaning a significant decline in religious freedom for Christians and other minorities.
The persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 has been shown to cause lasting harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team.
The pastor of what is believed to be the largest evangelical church in eastern Europe is facing possible arrest in Ukraine.
The passing of Neil Armstrong this past Saturday stirs up a wave of nostalgia for me. At the time he became the first man to walk on the moon, I was 7 and had just two great loves of my life: football and astronomy.
Famed TV scientist Bill Nye, a mechanical engineer best known for his program "Bill Nye the Science Guy," slammed creationism in a new online video posted last Thursday titled "Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children."
Megachurch pastor Rick Warren called off plans for a presidential forum that he said was scheduled to include both major party candidates, but there are conflicting accounts as to why the event was canceled.
In a new Yale study, researchers found that alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana were associated with an increased likelihood of prescription drug abuse in men 18 to 25.
In a new teen survey, 9 out of 10 high school students say that some classmates drug, drink and smoke at school.
Once upon a time in the dead of winter in the Dakota Territory, Theodore Roosevelt took off in a makeshift boat down the Little Missouri River in pursuit of a couple of thieves who had stolen his prized rowboat.
Thursday night's premiere of the Game Show Network's new series "The American Bible Challenge," hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, was a mega-hit -- debuting as the No. 1 program ever on GSN.
I am about to go where angels fear to tread. Yep, church numbers.
The American Center for Law and Justice is proceeding with a lawsuit saying Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas defrauded taxpayers, after a federal judge dismissed the abortion seller's plea to dismiss the case in early August.
According to a survey by LifeWay Research, pastors say the economy continues to have a negative impact on their churches despite stabilized giving.
- August 26, 2012 |
A pastor and his family were attacked recently in Nalgonda district, Andhra Pradesh, after showing kindness to a stranger.
- August 25, 2012 |
Four Christians arrested in Luang Namtha province in Laos in June after being caught explaining the Bible to a local man have now been released.
Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, Mich., has appointed a new teaching pastor, months after founding pastor and well-known author Rob Bell departed for California.
A high school football coach in Georgia is under investigation today for allowing his football team to receive meals from local church groups.