Since the Muslim Brotherhood took power in Egypt, Christians have been the targets of violence. Once the Islamist government was sacked, Christians hoped the situation would change, but it hasn't. However, while the violence has been difficult for Christians, there is good news.
The issue of Halloween presses itself annually upon the Christian conscience.
The idea that young adults are abandoning their faith in droves may be widely accepted but isn't fully accurate.
The terrorist attack on a wedding service at a church in the Al-Warrak suburb of Cairo on Sunday, Oct. 20, is the latest evidence of the seriousness of the situation in Egypt.
Collection plates are growing even lighter as Protestant church member giving reached new lows in 2011, and tithing probably will not recover from the recession, according to a new report by Empty Tomb, a Christian research group.
"Be patient and endure." From an Iranian jail cell, Saeed Abedini penned those words in a letter to his daughter Rebekka for her seventh birthday this year.
Christians at Vikwantani Redeemed Gospel Church in Mombasa, Kenya arrived for worship Sunday morning only to learn that their pastor had been shot to death in their building the night before.
An increase in violence against Christians in northern Iraq has increased the flow of Christians leaving the country.
A new Canadian study challenges the mainstream insistence that children living with same-sex couples are "no different" than children living with married, heterosexual couples.
Frankly, the time to stand side by side with our brothers and sisters in Christ is now! We can not and must not be silent. The extinction of Christians in the Middle East must not happen on our watch.
"People wonder why I am still staying in this country," says Hanna, a Christian woman living in Damascus. "I ask myself the same question time after time."
In many churches, there is almost no public reading of the Word of God. Worship is filled with music, but congregations seem uninterested in listening to the reading of the Bible.
A recent spate of attacks against Christians and house churches in China underlines the country's relentless habit of persecuting Christians, even at the cost of its own reputation in the international community.
A growing number of religious leaders are taking aim at the rule banning political speech in churches.
Since 2011, the National Religious Broadcasters' John Milton Project for Free Speech has documented a rise in "viewpoint censorship," targeting conservative Christian values.
Our culture no longer affirms an objective view of truth and accompanying moral consensus. Each party, or group within the parties, now legislates its own version of reality, using any political means at its disposal.
Our marriage crisis is making income inequality worse. Those who are getting married and staying married are, on average, moving ahead in the economy. In contrast, those who are not married are falling behind — fast.
Andrew Strickenburg, 26, was one of the five Americans wounded in the Sept. 21 terrorist attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall. He'll have shrapnel in his back for the rest of his life, a memory of providential escape.
It seems every week brings a new, horrific attack against Christians overseas. Is the church in the West paying attention?
We in America experience nothing like the physical assault, vicious imprisonment, unjust trials, torture, maiming and outright killing so many of our brothers and sisters in the Lord experience regularly. At the same time, here at home, we are witnessing the emergence of a sometimes subtle, sometimes overt bias against Christians who seek to live by their faith in the public square.