Last month, the Russian parliament approved by a vote of 388-1-1 a draft law outlawing the dissemination of "homosexual propaganda" to minors, prompting the Obama administration to pull out of "civil society" dialogue.
The U.S. government announced last week that it was extending a number of federal benefits to homosexuals in the military.
By reducing our conceptions of the church to an institution or organization to be managed, there often follows a decreased expectation of the supernatural in the affairs and activities of the church and, by extension, the individual Christian.
You may not know this, but ministry is spiritually hazardous to your soul.
An evangelical group that digs wells and provides clean water to 11,000 people in Uganda risks losing Canadian government money because it also teaches that homosexuality is a sin.
Nineteen children who were to be sold to fundamentalist Islamic boarding schools in Bangladesh's capital city have been rescued.
- February 17, 2013 |
"Twitter shut us down," said Stephen Broden, a spokesman for the National Black Prolife Coalition and a Dallas-area pastor. "I had to acknowledge I had been reported and I needed to change my behavior."
- February 16, 2013 |
The French National Assembly approved a bill in February that legalizes gay marriage and allows same-sex couples to adopt children, following months of protests and debates.
- February 16, 2013 |
According to a new Match.com survey of singles, 42 percent would not date a virgin, 47 percent report having a "friends with benefits" relationship, and 44 percent of women and 63 percent of men have had one-night stands.
In India's Karnataka state, Hindu extremists beat and kicked Christians, threatened to set them on fire and tried to force them to worship Hindu idols.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
A recent article in Relevant magazine, "Confessions of a Prude," explored the role cultural relevance has for Christians.
More than 80 U.S. senators and representatives have sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry urging him to "exhaust every possible option" to secure the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is facing a lengthy prison sentence in Iran because of his Christian faith.
Every Valentine’s Day the world fairly explodes with flowers, chocolate and the color pink. If love is abundant in your life, those trappings can be a joyful reminder. But for the lonely it can make for a long, difficult day.
The House on Feb. 13 overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow places of worship to receive federal aid to repair their buildings damaged during Hurricane Sandy.
As many as 11 percent of women ages 15 to 44 who have ever had sexual intercourse have used a "morning-after" pill at least once, according to the first federal report on emergency contraception, released Thursday.
An Algerian judge under pressure from Islamists to uphold a Christian’s conviction for alleged proselytizing rescinded his one-year prison term Feb. 13 but doubled his fine, an attorney said.
Helicopter parents who still run their university-aged children's schedules & vacations could be doing more harm than good.