Two of the nation's leading evangelicals are throwing their weight behind President Barack Obama's push for universal background checks for all gun buyers, a measure that faces stiff opposition in both the House and Senate.
- March 18, 2013 |
A prominent atheist activist group has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to have the historic phrase "In God We Trust" removed from the nation's currency.
- March 16, 2013 |
“Jesus is coming!” This weekend, on television, that is.
The wife of an American Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran told lawmakers Friday in emotional testimony on Capitol Hill that she's "disappointed" with the State Department's lackluster involvement in the case -- as her lawyers accused the government of going completely "AWOL" in the face of Saeed Abedini's plight.
Days before Burmese president Thein Sein was reportedly nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize last week, a report revealed his government troops had killed and raped dozens of civilians and burned hundreds of churches and homes.
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In the latest instance of Christian persecution in Libya, Islamists torched a church attended by Egyptian Christians in Benghazi on Friday.
The CEO of an electric company in Florida has filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services over the "preventive services" mandate, making it the 50th such lawsuit filed against HHS.
A petition for the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, the American citizen currently serving eight years in prison in Iran, has reached nearly half a million signatures a day before an important congressional hearing concerning his case.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of engaging with a group of college students from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. As I shared in my previous blog post, our time together led to spirited, honest dialogue that I was told later inspired some students to have meaningful conversations about Jesus and Christianity.
Repeated electrical shock torture of an Egyptian Christian accused of "proselytizing" in Libya likely exacerbated his heart ailment, leading to his death in custody.
A U.S. district judge has overturned Idaho's so-called "fetal pain" law, a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy -- the point at which a fetus reportedly begins to feel pain.
An Open Doors field worker for Libya has expressed his deep concerns about the deteriorating situation for Christians in Libya.
Former Disney star Ashley Benson is busy promoting a racy R-rated film, "Spring Breakers," which features (among other things) a threesome scene. And if that's not bad enough, it's being promoted via a cover story in Seventeen Magazine, a magazine which has openly shared that they target girls as young as 12.
Cardinals elected Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis I on Wednesday to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
The second week of History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries may not have delivered the ratings of the previous week's record-breaking premiere, but the two-hour telecast still saw big numbers.
Pastor Saeed Abedini is a United States citizen currently serving an 8-year prison sentence in Iran. Reports indicate that he’s been repeatedly tortured and is at great risk of being killed. His crime? Telling people about Jesus during annual trips to the country.
Jesus said “If your eye offends you, gouge it out.” He didn’t say “If you find your neighbor’s eyes are too sexy, gouge them out.” It isn’t a just society when women are hired only if they meet certain standards of “sexiness.”
As public policy continues to change on the issue, a new LifeWay Research poll shows 58 percent of American adults believe homosexuality is a human rights issue and 64 percent say it is inevitable same-sex marriage will become legal throughout the United States.
Black smoke from the chimney atop the Sistine Chapel signaled that the first day of the conclave ended without the election of a new pope.