A federal appeals court panel ruled in July that a Mississippi law that would close the state’s only abortion facility is unconstitutional.
Americans of Iraqi descent are speaking out about the crisis in Iraq, as friends and family members remaining in the nation are at risk of persecution.
Pope Francis is dispatching Cardinal Fernando Filoni as his personal envoy to northern Iraq, where Islamist militias have sent thousands of Christians and other religious minorities fleeing for their lives.
One day after launching a Kickstarter campaign to create a book called “God is an Abusive Boyfriend (and you should break up),” a popular atheist blogger has shelved the project “after receiving a lot of negative feedback.”
Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan’s Purse physician that contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia, is reportedly improving and has issued a statement thanking God for his mercy.
The United States is now providing Kurdish forces with weapons in an effort to combat Islamic State (IS) militants.
Teenagers and young adults who frequently use marijuana may be hurting their brainpower, according to studies about pot and adolescence presented at the American Psychological Association's annual convention.
In the latest act of religious persecution, Islamic State militants have kidnapped hundreds of young Yazidi women, likely to be kept as sex slaves or to be sold for profit.
Israel and Gaza are once again under a 72-hour ceasefire, as world leaders push for the opposing sides to negotiate a permanent peace agreement and end the month-long conflict.
Christian couple Michael and Lisa Gungor of the band Gungor have responded after reports said the band did not believe parts of the Bible.
There could be a “high probability” that Russia will launch an invasion of the Ukraine, NATO said Monday.
A church, one that really was God’s, dripping with grace toward His sin-soaked children, wouldn’t be just a parking lot.
As we’ve been sharing with you for the past week, our friend Steven Curtis Chapman has released a powerful new song – “Glorious Unfolding”! If you haven’t heard it yet (or seen the accompanying video), I’d encourage you to take a moment right now to enjoy it. I believe you’ll be moved as you pause and consider the larger story God is telling through your life.
The notion that nothing became everything, instantly, is magic, not science; that it happened (or is happening) ad infinitum is more befitting sci-fi than sci-fact.
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The children of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been in an Iranian prison for two years are pleading with President Obama to help secure the release their father.
The North Carolina diner that gave customers who prayed before meals a discount will no longer be offering the promotion.
Aid group Doctors Without Borders has reported that refugees at a U.N. camp in South Sudan are living in treacherous conditions.
In a telephone call with Bruce Johnson, SIM USA president, David Writebol said God has provided peace during his wife's battle to overcome the Ebola virus.
Acts 29, an organization of churches dedicated to planting churches, formally announced its decision to remove controversial pastor Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church from its network.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been declared an international public health emergency, the World Health Organization said Friday.