In a country where less than half a percent of the population are Christians, devotion to Christianity remains dangerous — and in cases of male converts from Islam, punishable by death.
One of the biggest questions I get from pastors is what we did in the early years that now, looking back with hindsight, we feel made the most difference. It’s a good question.
One of the first things Eric Foley, the co-founder of Seoul USA, learned about the North Korean underground church is that it is not a group to be pitied.
November is National Adoption Month, so I want to do something special in this space to observe the occasion. Throughout the month, I’ll be highlighting adoption stories – the experiences of real-life families who have taken that leap of faith of welcoming someone new as their own.
A Christian woman perished from pneumonia in an Eritrean prison after facing harsh conditions and denial of medical treatment -- all because she would not renounce her faith.
Smartphone saturation among teens and young adults in the US is nearly complete.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
A federal appeals court has reinstated most of Texas' new abortion standards.
An Iranian Christian was flogged on Wednesday after a court in Rasht, Iran, sentenced him and three other Christians to 80 lashes for drinking wine as part of a Holy Communion service.
Parents who say yoga is inherently religious have appealed a judge's ruling that allowed yoga in a public school system near San Diego, saying it violates the constitutional separation of church and state.
In a case that could determine restrictions on expressions of faith in the public square, the Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider religious prayers that convene government meetings.
God is sometimes more glorified when He walks us through something rather than when He delivers us from something.
Students won't be allowed to sing religious holiday songs at winter concerts in a south-central New Jersey school district.
Police in Astana, Kazakhstan, have been aggressively intimidating and harassing members of the beleaguered Grace Protestant Church.
Four Iranian Christians jailed for attending a "house church" have lost their judicial appeals.
I still hold to the child-like fun Halloween night can hold, but I no longer view the day itself as innocent as I did years ago. But it’s not because of the occult. It's the sex.
After months of bulldozing or taking over church buildings on the pretext that they belong to South Sudanese who are no longer citizens of the country, authorities are aiding a Muslim businessman's effort to take over church property in Khartoum North.
Halloween is a volatile topic with many Christians, and for good reason. Its origins are pagan and disturbing. And yet, it seems to be growing in popularity on all fronts. From plastic front-lawn tombstones to inflatable monsters (and all the candy), Americans are expected to spend nearly $7 billion this year on the holiday.
In a newly revised policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents make a media use plan for their families that takes into account not only the quantity but the quality and location of media used.
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The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging pediatricians to promote and provide condoms for their adolescent patients.
- October 30, 2013 |