Prime Minister Netanyahu could have said almost anything other than that he was staying away because the cost of attending the funeral was prohibitive. Michael Brown sorts out the controversy.
A single mother in Michigan scared away an intruder by reciting God’s Word. Amazingly, she was not seriously hurt, and her special-needs daughter was completely unharmed.
In a nation that has recently attempted to neuter the holiest of holidays, it was a pleasant surprise to see theme parks in Orlando celebrating a traditional Christmas.
A federal district court judge in California ordered the removal of the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in San Diego late Thursday. ACLJ Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow called the decision “deeply flawed.”
ESPN has decided to allow a Christmas commercial from a Catholic children’s hospital after initially banning the ad for its religious content.
Like John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus’ first coming, demonic forerunners are preparing the way for Satan himself with deceiving agendas that target the confused, hurt and lost.
Three pastors were among those killed in the recent interfaith violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. More than 400 people died in three days of violence, according to the Red Cross.
Rumors of force by riot police are circulating the city of Kiev, Ukraine, as protesters continue seeking the president's resignation. But many Christians believe the country could be poised for a spiritual renewal.
An evangelical church recently rented a night club in St. Louis for an evening of calm discussion over the red-hot topic of marriage. They billed the event "A Gay Man and an Evangelical Walk Into a Bar."
A woman from a Muslim background who takes part in OM Kosovo's social-reintegration program for domestic violence and trafficking victims tells her story of encountering Jesus.
Nearly a year after a gunman killed 26 people—including 20 6- and 7-year-olds—in an 11-minute rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a teacher at the school and the father of a victim are speaking out.
The service marked nearly a year since 26 died in the Newtown, Conn., massacre. Americans from a spectrum of faiths prayed, sang and testified about a gun violence epidemic they said is poisoning the nation’s soul.
The sequel takes moviegoers on an expected journey of more danger, battles, thrilling escapes and little-guy-with-big-heart courage, but the movie is not family-friendly. Find out why.
Biola University's Barry Corey looks back on the Newtown massacre a year later and still has questions. But he also offers some hopeful answers to all those who continue to mourn.
Every new generation influences society in profound ways. Every new generation also affects churches in America. The Millennial generation is no different.
The famous retail store only wanted “cool” customers. Let’s end our fascination with cool.
Along with Jordan Sekulow, Naghmeh Abedini testified before Congress Thursday about the worsening plight of her husband, American pastor Saeed Abedini.
A South African sign-language interpreter accused of miming nonsense as world leaders paid tribute to Nelson Mandela defended himself as a "champion" signer but said he suffered a schizophrenic episode during the event.
Billy Graham’s grandson, Will Graham, has said the 95-year-old evangelist is close to going home to be with the Lord.
The same-sex wedding ceremonies held in Australia since last Saturday are null and void thanks to the nation's high court ruling. Can we overturn gay marriage in the U.S.?
A Bible translator with a Wycliffe partner organization in the war-ravaged Central African Republic was shot and killed as he attempted to escape mounting violence in the capital city of Bangui. Wycliffe is asking for prayers.
Americans attacked or murdered for merely talking—or being suspected of talking—about Christianity is not an uncommon phenomenon in the Islamic world. Ronald Smith is the latest victim.
Children who have aged out of the foster care program now have a place to finish their high school diplomas, enroll in college, learn vocational skills and prepare for independent living through Phoenix First Assembly's new program.
The Michigan legislature on Wednesday approved a proposal that would make it the ninth state to prohibit insurance companies from offering abortions unless women pay a fee in addition to the premium.
Police in India’s capital used water cannons and canes on peaceful Christian and Muslim leaders Wednesday while they were demanding equal constitutional protections.
A few days after a group of Satanists announced plans to donate a memorial on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, a Hindu organization said it would apply for permission to erect a statue of Hanuman.
A federal judge has agreed to hear a case filed by two same-sex couples in Texas seeking to overturn a state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
Movieguide's Ted Synder says Black Nativity is not only one of the best movies of the year, but it’s also one of the best, most heartfelt Christmas movies ever made. Get the whole review.
Fear among Christians is rising in a country once hailed as a beacon of multiracial and multireligious harmony. Get the inside story.
After miraculously surviving an attack in which he saw 13 members of his family massacred by Khmer Rouge soldiers in Cambodia, Reaksa Himm swore revenge. Find out what changed his mind.
Suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States, and the enemy is targeting our spiritual leaders in this hour. Let’s rise up and battle against this disturbing trend in the name of Jesus.
Religious leaders sought reconciliation between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic on Wednesday during a lull in violence that has killed hundreds of people and drawn in French troops seeking to stop the bloodshed.
New details are emerging about the death of Isaac Hunter. The church he co-founded is hosting a special prayer service, and his father's church posted a blog article about what to do when someone you love commits suicide.
Franklin Graham shares how his 95-year-old father, evangelist Billy Graham, is doing. Find out how you can pray for him.
Time magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting the message of the Catholic Church while capturing the imagination of millions of people.
Sachetan, the pride of his family, was possessed by an evil spirit—until two Gospel for Asia missionaries prayed for deliverance. Read more about the experience that caused his whole family to put their faith in Christ.
One of South Africa's leading evangelists says he believes the gospel profoundly affected Nelson Mandela's outlook as he re-entered politics after his years in prison.
A report presented to the European Parliament shows that around 30,000 Eritreans have been kidnapped since 2007 and taken to the Sinai while ransom payments are demanded.
Isaac Hunter, former pastor of Summit Church in Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday. Though the details of his death remain unclear, the Orlando Sentinel reports his death was an apparent suicide.
Thirty-five years after lifting a ban on blacks entering the priesthood, the Mormon church has offered an explanation for a practice that was in place for more than 100 years, saying it was rooted in the racism of the times.
Family Talk's Dr. James Dobson is up in arms over the abortion-pill mandate in Obamacare. Find out how his legal team plans to battle it in court.
For the 76-year-old prelate who has been pope a mere nine months, it’s the latest sign of the influence he’s having not just on the church, but the wider culture.
With clear evidence in hand from the American Academy of Pediatrics, filmmaker and media critic Phil Cooke is calling out the Motion Picture Association's "ratings creep."
The UK Supreme Court decided a 1970 ruling that defines religious worship as involving "reverence or veneration of God or of a Supreme Being" was out of date. What are the broader implications?
The anti-apartheid leader, pro-lifers are arguing, backed a sweeping abortion rights law that negates any good he achieved. Is this an overreaction or an accurate conclusion?
Isaac Hunter, former pastor at Summit Church in Orlando, Fla., has died, reports Northland, A Church Distributed. Hunter is the son of Northland Senior Pastor Joel Hunter.
Texas lawmakers sent notices to schools on Monday informing them that new legislation allows students and teachers to dress in festive garb and say "Merry Christmas" all they want without fear of punishment.
A new survey found that religious discrimination is rampant in American workplaces, with members of different religions all experiencing prejudice at work.
Mourners streamed into South Africa's 95,000-seat World Cup soccer stadium early Tuesday to honor the man considered by many a symbol of reconciliation.
A handshake between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro stole the show at South Africa's memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.