Pastor Robert Jeffress speaks before U.S. President Donald Trump at the Celebrate Freedom Rally in Washington, U.S. July 1, 2017. Jeffress has attracted controversy over billboard declaring America a "Christian" nation (REUTERS)

Pastor Robert Jeffress Blames Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings for Removal of ‘Patriotic Worship’ Billboard

A church billboard in Dallas, Texas, proclaiming "America is a Christian Nation" has been removed after complaints from the community. The billboard had been...
Rashel Groo, third from left, with her fellow students Rahma Bosa, Sally Auffee and Nahrain Odeesh at the Catholic University in Erbil, Iraq. (Credit: Crux/John Allen.)

Remember: The Future of Christianity in the Middle East is the Future of Real...

For decades now, there’s been abundant speculation about the future of Christianity in the Middle East. What sometimes is forgotten beneath the statistics and...

Methodists vs. Jeff Sessions: Attorney General’s Church Files Church Law Charges Against him Over...

More than 600 United Methodist clergy and laity say they are bringing church law charges against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow United...

Billboard Put Up by First Baptist Church of Dallas Declaring America a ‘Christian Nation’...

A sign near a Dallas highway proclaiming that “America is a Christian nation” was removed by the billboard company after it had drawn criticism,...
Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old city May 4, 2013. (Photo credit: REUTERS/AMMAR AWAD)

Jerusalem Churches Say Government Bill is ‘Unprecedented Attack’ On Relations Between Christian Community and...

Three months after the Jerusalem churches crisis that peaked with a rare three-day closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, three leaders of...
A nun walks through the Hebron Road Checkpoint in Bethlehem, West Bank, on June 5, 2018. RNS photo by Dan Rabb

Evangelical Group Visits the West Bank to Witness Life, and Christianity, in Palestine

Bassem and Nariman Tamimi’s squat but expansive one-story home of stucco and tile sits near the highest point of the dusty hilltop village of...

LISTEN: The Christian Response Briefing (06/18/18) with Daniel Whyte IV

This is The Christian Response Briefing. I'm Daniel Whyte IV. The Christian Response Briefing represents the perspective of the Christian community to the events...

LISTEN: Black Christian News Network One Podcast (06/18/18) with Daniel Whyte IV

The third anniversary of the Emanuel AME church shooting, Kirk Franklin's sister's sentencing to prison, a new publishing conference for Christian people of color,...

WATCH: One Man’s Inspiring Journey From Gang Violence and Prison Time to Prison Ministry

When Kwabena was in third grade, he came home one evening to see his mother’s boyfriend putting a needle in her arm. “My reaction was...

LISTEN: Urban Christian News Podcast (06/18/18) with Danae Whyte

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LISTEN: Diet, Disease, & Weight Loss, Part 3 (Overcoming the Acceptable Christian Sin of...

Welcome to the Overcoming the Acceptable Christian Sin of Gluttony podcast, a companion podcast to the Acceptable Christian Sin of Gluttony message series. The...

LISTEN: How the Saints of God Should Pray, Part 8 (Just Jesus Evangelistic Campaign,...

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Pastor Carl Lentz Hesitates to Call Himself Evangelical, Says Term Has Been ‘Hijacked’

Megachurch Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong Church NYC has admitted that due to the way the word is often used in U.S. right-wing circles,...

Nancy Pelosi Says ‘People of Faith’ Are Hypocrites for Not Opposing Border Policy, Despite...

https://youtu.be/iv02q7ggZEM House Democratic Leader and mother of five Nancy Pelosi blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions and "all people of faith in our country" as hypocrites...

Pope Says There Is Only One Type of Family, Man-Woman Marriage

Pope Francis affirmed that only one kind of family is legitimate in God's eyes, the kind headed by a married man and woman. "It is...

Shirin Taber and Rickie Farnes: Christian Women Must Reach Out to Muslim Neighbors to...

While there is growing interest in the #METOO and #TIMESUP movements, and rightly so, we must not forget the women who are subjected to...

Bryan McGraw Reviews ‘Letters to an American Christian’ by Bruce Riley Ashford

For those Americans who think of themselves as residing within the conservative Christian orbit, things might feel a bit odd these days. On the...

Ministries Find a Central Headquarters Is Less Essential to Taking the Gospel Global

When the owners of Ralph D. Winter’s missions mecca opted to sell much of it, they weren’t just parting from the California campus that...

World Relief Director Responds to Research Saying 2 of 3 White Evangelicals Are Opposed...

As research shows that white evangelicals are the least likely demographic to believe that the United States has a responsibility to accept refugees into...

Christian Leaders Condemn Trump Policy of Separating Immigrant Children From Families

Many Christian leaders and organizations have opposed President Donald Trump's policies separating parents from their children. Religion News Service reporter Jack Jenkins started a Twitter thread to...