In deeply religious Moore, Okla., God and prayer are frequently mentioned as sources of strength for residents reeling from the fourth damaging tornado in 15 years.
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Sadness. Disappointment. Tragic. Unprincipled. Risky. These are among the many words John Stemberger is using to describe the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay members. Find out why he thinks this is the beginning of the end for the group.
This is not the first time Piper has generated theological debate through Twitter. After blogger Justin Taylor suggested Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” book was universalist, Piper tweeted “Farewell Rob Bell” with a link to the post.
Amid an outcry from religous and pro-family groups, find out what the Assemblies of God has to say about the controversial decision--and what the largest Pentecostal fellowship plans to do next.
In April, the Vatican said Pope Francis wanted the Catholic Church to "act decisively" to root out sexual abuse of children by priests and ensure the perpetrators are punished. Is this settlement decisive enough?
The Boy Scouts of America approved a proposal on Thursday to end a ban on openly gay scouts that has been in place throughout the organization's 103-year history, the group said in a statement.
The America that increasingly deems homosexual relationships to be morally acceptable is the same America that increasingly deems having children out of wedlock to be morally acceptable. And this is supposed to be a sign of progress?
Matt Carter and Colt McCoy are joining a growing chorus of more than 300 actors, pro athletes, musicians, politicians and other celebrities lacing up combat boots for the Boot Campaign's photo awareness effort.
During Monday's daily news briefing, White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters, "The misconduct had stopped in May of 2012." Jay Sekulow calls that assertion offensive and inaccurate. Find out why.
The IRS is supposedly backing Planned Parenthood while harassing adoptive familites. In 2012, they requested additional information from 90 percent of returns claiming the adoption tax credit. What's going on?
A “big force” is pushing Egypt toward greater conservatism and religious extremism, an Egyptian bishop says. However, he still believes the country can enjoy transformation of a different kind.
Her heart was racing as the tornado rumbling grew louder. Read how Casey Hedrick and her two children relied on the Lord's comfort to escape the rubble at a Moore, Okla., junior high school.
Chelsea Clinton is wearing a new professional hat, one that will take her in a religious direction. The former first daughter is now the co-founder and co-chairwoman of a program for “multifaith” education.
Joseph Mattera explains the difference between grace, which is God’s undeserved gracious actions and gifts towards us related to our salvation in Christ, and the consequences of sin that come from numerous sources and places.
Security forces in Iran arrested pastor Robert Asserian on Tuesday after disrupting a morning prayer service in progress at Central Assembly of God in Tehran.
A Philadelphia couple was charged on Wednesday in the death of their infant son, the second of their children who prosecutors say died after his parents prayed over him instead of seeking medical attention.
With the onslaught of information about same-sex marriage in the news, not to mention pressure from those supporting it to get on board, here are the fundamental questions we must ask ourselves when it comes to taking our stand.
While many Christians know Scripture proclamations such as "For I am not ashamed of the gospel ... ," not all churchgoers are particularly transparent or open about their faith. What's the problem?
Atheist groups are attacking the Bible and Christian symbols from coast to coast, but Pope Francis is reaching out to the non-believers. Find out his approach to dealing with people who believe there is no God.
Much potential peril lies ahead. Will the United States’ commander in chief be so distracted by three scandals that he can’t effectively respond to, much less proactively manage, the international crises that may soon emerge?
Tornado survivors thanked God when explaining how they lived through the colossal twister that devastated an Oklahoma town and killed 24 people, an astonishingly low toll given the extent of destruction.
Read a letter from Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen who is being held in an Iranian prison because of his faith.
The citizens of central Oklahoma have been through a terrible tragedy this week. Read about how quickly local and national churches are responding to help.