Eleven days after the New York Jets cut him, Christian quarterback Tim Tebow told a crowd of about 3,000 at Lake Michigan College that his main goal is to impact lives, whether on or off the field.
The Internal Revenue Service has come under fire in recent days for targeting conservative organizations during the 2012 political season. The IRS apologized May 10, admitting it intentionally profiled groups that included the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their applications seeking tax-exempt status. Not only did the IRS target conservative political groups, but the heightened scrutiny also included well-known Christian ministries.
They have pledges. They have merit badges. And they may go camping. But they're not the Boy Scouts.
We must not miss the true meaning of the Gosnell trial. It is true that Dr. Gosnell was found guilty of his crimes -- at least the crimes successfully prosecuted in Pennsylvania. But in reality the whole nation was on trial, and we are all guilty.
Last Friday, the Internal Revenue Service admitted that it unfairly targeted Tea Party tax exempt applications for additional scrutiny. Now we're learning that the list of criteria for additional scrutiny was not limited to the Tea Party.
A Philadelphia jury has found Kermit Gosnell guilty of the first-degree murder of three babies killed outside the womb at his abortion clinic.
Illegal immigration has long been a contentious issue in the Republican Party, and the current debate is no different. Partisan rifts are the nasty side effect of bipartisan coalitions aimed at reforming the nation's immigration system.
The House Oversight and Government Reform committee heard compelling testimony Wednesday of three career diplomats about what occurred before, during and after the Benghazi terror attacks.
Looking for evidence that our society is losing its mind? Just look at the controversy over so-called "emergency contraceptives" and a federal judge's effort to make these drugs available, over the counter, to girls of any age.
More than 140 children have been rescued from Islamic training centers in Bangladesh in the last nine months, with a majority of the children targeted because of their Christian faith. The females, accounting for nearly half of those rescued, report that they were used for forced labor and sex slavery.
Soon after the Boston Marathon bombings, local Christian leaders stepped swiftly into the public eye, convening vigils and urging peaceful healing in the wake of senseless violence. But their public voices have fallen mostly silent as noisy resistance grows to the prospect that suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev could be buried in local soil.
Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini spent his 33rd birthday in solitary confinement today, suffering from untreated injuries from beatings by prisoners and officials in an Iranian prison.
Mental illness and suicide were taboo topics for many churches, seen as a kind of spiritual failure. But that may be starting to change.
Rhode Island on May 2 became the 10th state to approve same-sex marriage, and the Delaware legislature holds a key vote on May 9 on the same issue. But Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, denies there is a national tide in support of marriage rights for gay couples.
After a year's work, a World Evangelical Alliance panel has released its report on the Muslim-context translation practices of Wycliffe Bible Translators and its partner SIL International. Wycliffe requested the audit of its policies after controversy erupted last year over the world's premier translator supporting translations that altered the phrases "Son of God" and "God the Father" in Muslim contexts.
On April 19, the national BSA leadership announced a proposed change to its current policy of banning openly homosexual men and boys from participating in Scouting. The proposed policy would walk a tightrope by banning homosexual adult leaders but welcoming boys who identify as gay, while affirming that "Scouting is a youth program, and any sexual conduct, whether homosexual or heterosexual, by youth of Scouting age is contrary to the virtues of Scouting."
About 30 kilometers outside Syria's western border, the Lebanon town of Zahle is full of refugees. Many make it across the Syria-Lebanon border and not much farther.
Sudan has stepped up its arrests and deportations of Christians, with interrogation including threats to bury them alive.
The horrific stories from the abortion clinic of Kermit Gosnell are the brutally logical spawn of Roe v. Wade.
For its annual report of violators, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom counts 15 nations where abuse of religious liberty is "systemic, egregious and ongoing."