This year there were only about 310,300 Southern Baptist baptisms. Findings also discovered that 80 percent of churches reported only one or zero baptisms among ages 18 to 29.
Militants in Central African Republic (CAR) have broken out in violence, as Christian militants attempt to drive out Muslims.
Trinity Western University (TWU) announced in 2013 that the Federation of Law Societies of Canada had approved its proposal for a School of Law. However, the Christian university could face religious freedom challenges.
Sociologists Amy Reynolds and Janel Curry have released the results of a study on women in charity leadership roles. The findings suggest that women leaders are more prominent in secular non-profits than evangelical ones.
Daniel Wani, the husband of condemned Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim, said that his wife is clinging to her faith in prison.
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Dinesh D’Souza, the filmmaker and author recently convicted of campaign finance fraud, has admitted that he has made political mistakes; he now looks to future filmmaking endeavors and redeeming his name.
To protect Jewish and other cemeteries worldwide, the U.S. House on Wednesday (May 28) passed a bill that makes desecrating graves a violation of religious rights.
Sen. Orrin Hatch says legal gay marriage is almost certain to become a reality throughout the United States.
It’s an unsettling trend that’s quickly gaining speed: toddlers are increasingly being prescribed drugs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Millions of refugees are living amid death and desperation on the edges of Syria’s unending civil war.
According to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half of adolescents aged 12 to 15 are considered physically unfit.
A new study has found the risk of heart disease is greater among teen girls who smoke compared to teen boys who smoke.
Fourteen people have died in a Ukrainian attack; Pro-Russian insurgents shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter in the newest outbreak of violence in the country.
Virginia megachurch Richmond Outreach Center has fired its pastor of seven weeks. Pastor Joe Donahue had taken over for the church founder Geronimo Aguilar after the former pastor was arrested for sexual abuse charges.
Even after 21 years of independence, Christians in the small nation of Eritrea face tremendous suffering and persecution.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called the stoning of a pregnant woman for marrying a man of her own choosing “totally unacceptable.”
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan announced that he is going on the offensive against the Boko Haram in an effort to return over 200 kidnapped girls to their families.
While claiming to order their lives according to fact , not faith...what the agnostic doesn't realize, however, or willfully ignores, is that he is just as much a person of faith as those he tries to distance himself from. It begins with what he really knows...
In a recent interview surrounding my new book, The Rise of the Nones: Understanding and Reaching the Religiously Unaffiliated (Baker), I made the statement that the most important sub-ministry of any church is its children’s ministry. Period.