Despite a promise by the Sudanese government to grant its minority Christian population religious freedom, church leaders there said they are beset by increased restrictions and hostility in the wake of the South Sudan's independence.
- July 18, 2013 |
England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave "royal assent" to a same-sex marriage bill.
- July 18, 2013 |
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have authorized the issuance of license plates that say "Choose Life" to raise money for a Christian crisis pregnancy center that opposes abortion.
The busiest abortion business in Virginia is closing, thanks to pro-life laws requiring abortion facilities to meet stricter health and safety standards.
Yesterday I wrote about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the perspective of military marriages – what might couples expect after a war veteran returns home.
A new study says familial relationships can benefit from the wealth of positive interactions that social networking brings.
Christians in two villages in North Sinai, Egypt have fled for their lives after a priest was gunned down and a Christian businessman was abducted and killed, his decapitated body dumped onto a street.
A new study suggests that boys exposed to familial violence become increasingly aggressive toward their peers at school.
Yosief Kebedom Gelai, a recently converted single Christian, died July 5. Yosief, 41, had been sick for a long time, but harsh treatment at a secret Medefera incarceration center aggravated the effects of the unknown disease.
Virginia Heffernan, a former New York Times technology and culture writer who now writes for Yahoo! News, wrote in a column last Thursday that she believes God created the world. Criticism has been swift.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, approximately 100,000 people have been killed in the civil war between government forces and rebels. The death total includes 5,000 children under the age of 16.
Fuller Theological Seminary in California has approved an official student organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. Although other Christian schools have approved similar organizations, Fuller is the first evangelical seminary to do so.
A Maryland couple has no regrets about their decision to allow their 5-year-old daughter to live as a boy.
A court in Pakistan on Saturday sentenced a Christian to life in prison for alleged blasphemy in spite of the complainant retracting the accusation and admitting police pressured him into making it.
The gospel reclaims the dignity of humanity and the lordship of God. It is a gospel that presents us with a brother who puts the lie to any claim to racial superiority as he takes on the glory and limits of our common humanity in Adam.
Cigarette smoking hit the lowest point ever recorded among American eighth-graders, high school sophomores and seniors last year, a newly released report shows.
Eighty-five percent of American adults believe if a Christian wedding photographer who has deeply held religious beliefs opposing same-sex marriage is asked to work a same-sex wedding ceremony, he has the right to say no.
Protesters across the United States have taken to the streets, calling for federal charges after a Florida jury acquitted neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman of murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a contributing factor to the challenges many of these couples and families face.