Oklahoma's devastating tornado stirred up a theological debate that was set off from a series of deleted tweets referencing the Book of Job. Popular evangelical author and speaker John Piper regularly tweets Bible verses, but two verses tweeted after the tornado struck some as at best insensitive and at worst bad theology.
Delegates to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America Thursday approved new membership guidelines which open the ranks of the organization to homosexual members. Young men who openly claim to be homosexual may now participate as Scouts.
Many faith-based organizations have mobilized to offer physical, emotional and spiritual assistance to tornado victims in Texas and Oklahoma.
I'm here to learn more about the challenges confronted by Syrian refugees, and the organizations working to help them.
Meeting Thursday in Grapevine, Texas, the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America will decide whether it will retain or revise its historic membership policy on the issue of homosexuality.
Aid organizations across the country have mobilized to provide a response in the wake of Monday's deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
A massive mile-wide tornado slammed the town of Moore, Okla., just before 3 p.m. Monday. The tornado, which stayed on the ground for 40 minutes, tore through the southeastern suburb of Oklahoma City, wiping out neighborhoods, two schools and businesses.
The flight of Christians out of the Middle East is unprecedented and it's increasing year by year. In our lifetime alone, "Christians might disappear altogether from Iraq, Egypt and Afghanistan."
A German family seeking asylum in the U.S. so they can homeschool their children lost their appeal in federal court May 14, but their lawyers say they're prepared to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to take the case.
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.