Though small evangelical congregations have long relied on unpaid pastors, mainline churches haven't. They've generally paid full-time or nearly full-time salaries. That's changing, however, as churches face declining numbers and look to new ministry models to make ends meet.
Asserting that Tanzania's Zanzibar Island is not a place for Christians, suspected Muslim extremists threw acid on a 60-year-old Catholic priest on Sept. 13, sources said.
“Hot Pocket.” To many folks, those two words bring to mind a stand-up comedian more than a frozen food. If that isn’t the case with you, allow me to introduce Jim Gaffigan, a funny man who can serve as an example of wise cultural engagement.
Researchers say binge drinking has declined while "extreme" binge drinking (having 10 or more drinks in a row) levels remain steady.
Study finds adolescents are eating healthier, exercising more.
Muslims in southern Egypt killed two Christian men for failing to pay them protection money.
Early on Thursday morning, Sept. 5, police in Germany raided two communities belonging to a Christian sect and took custody of 40 children.
In the latest night raids by Muslim herdsmen and soldiers in Plateau state, a Christian and his two teenage sons this month were killed and his wife wounded.
The American Center for Law and Justice has launched an online campaign to help secure the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is serving an eight-year prison sentence in Iran because of his Christian faith.
There’s something beautiful about a life well-lived. When someone consistently lives out their values in a million (sometimes quiet) ways, others notice – and are blessed by the legacy.
At least 12 people have been killed in the Washington Navy Yard shooting, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.
Teen apparel brands are staggering out of a shaky back-to-school season, and have little hope of change in conditions through the rest of the year.
Warning for male readers: a blatant chick-flick reference is moments away!
Fox Sports fired college football analyst Craig James after a video surfaced in which he said he opposed homosexual civil unions.
An Air Force veteran of 19 years was relieved of duty last month because of his beliefs about same-sex marriage.
It seems that the Founders understood what our modern leaders have forgotten, or dismissed: In the area of compassion, services to the needy are best administered by those closest to the problem—that is, local and regional organizations, like churches, faith-based institutions, civic groups, and volunteer associations.
I was struck recently by a news feature on National Public Radio (NPR), based on an article in The Guardian, regarding the most challenging questions facing science. In other words, the biggest questions scientists are struggling to answer.
The California State Assembly sent its "anti-Boy Scout bill" to the inactive file Thursday, Sept. 12, ensuring the legislation is dead for the remainder of the year.
Two Navy officials say at least six people have died in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.