Hassan Rouhani won Iran's presidential election over the weekend. President Rouhani often is portrayed as being a "moderate" Iranian cleric, but because of his loyalty to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Iranian Christians don't expect positive changes.
The United Nations is asking the United States and Europe to take in thousands of Syrian refugees.
It is the present form of Christianity—uniquely influenced by American culture—that is failing precisely because it has been enculturated with ideas foreign to the kingdom of God and the good news of the kingdom. In essence, the American church has succumbed to the lure of personal peace and affluence—elements of the American dream.
If Jesus commands us to “seek first the kingdom” then it is imperative that we know more precisely what this means. If the kingdom is as the Bible describes, the rule and reign of God come to earth through Jesus the King over all other kings then this reality carries enormous implications for how we are to live and act as faithful followers of Christ.
Just as there are certain things we should know, as in facts or figures or cultural literacy, there are certain things we should also know how to do.
Despite repeated requests from religious leaders and anti-abortion activists, city officials in Philadelphia plan to cremate and bury the 47 bodies from abortion provider Kermit Gosnell's case.
Yesterday was Father’s Day. For those keeping score at home, it was the 113th anniversary of the holiday, a day that finds its origin in the genius of a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd.
Now gay "marriage" is being touted as a "great" socially conservative movement
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Some have declared the Internal Revenue Service's tea party targeting scandal is over, but new complaints continue to pour in to the American Center for Law and Justice, which is already representing two dozen clients who faced IRS scrutiny.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 10 refused to hear an appeal of a Colorado ruling that bars protesters from displaying graphic images of abortion in places that might upset children.
A rally that attracted more than 40,000 people last week to stand against homosexuality and abortion highlights the growing presence of evangelicals in Brazil, South America's largest country.
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President Barack Obama has authorized sending U.S. weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, a U.S. official said Thursday after the White House said it has proof the Syrian government had used chemical weapons against opposition forces fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.
What began as an outbreak of protests over the redevelopment of Istanbul's Gezi Park has rapidly escalated into widespread anger at what protesters view as the Turkish government's overly conservative and authoritarian agenda.
More than 50 million Iranians are eligible to vote today for which of the six candidates they wish to be their new president. However, despite the apparent choice on offer, little change is expected for the Christian minority in the country.
To all my fellow dads out there – Happy Father’s Day!
The conclusion of a new report by the U.S. Hudson Institute researcher Lela Gilbert is clear and unequivocal: gender-based violence plays a key strategic role in the plans of those who wish to eradicate Christians and Christian belief from Muslim lands.
A Christian woman in Somalia was imprisoned recently for participating in underground Christian work.
While most teens shop online, three out of four prefer shopping in person at malls.
The United Nations says nearly 93,000 people have now been killed in the civil war in Syria -- and that's just the confirmed death toll.