Don’t Play Defense in Youth Ministry by Greg Stier

We play a lot of defense in youth ministry. We fight against tough opponents like teen suicide, marijuana and opioid addiction, cyber-bullying, sexting and...

How Your Church Should Prepare for a Shooting by Thom S. Rainer

I hate the title of this article. I hate that I even feel compelled to write about the topic. But many of you contacted me...

Hillsong NY Pastor Carl Lentz Says He Supports Biblical Definition of Marriage

Hillsong New York City pastor Carl Lentz said he backs the biblical definition of marriage as between one man and woman. He added that...

John Piper on Preparing for Nuclear Disaster: Death Is Not the Worst Danger, Christ...

Christian author and Reformed theologian John Piper has warned that as some prepare for the dangers of a nuclear doomsday due to North Korea,...
Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on before meeting Russian Presidential Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov at The Great Hall Of The People on March 25, 2016 in Beijing, China. (PHOTO: REUTERS/LINTAO ZHANG/POOL)

In China, Christians Are Told to Replace Posters of Jesus With Posters of President...

Thousands of villagers in southeastern China have reportedly been called to replace their posters of Jesus Christ and other religious imagery with photographs of...

Christians in Sudan Keep the Faith Despite Escalation in Pastors Being Arrested

The situation facing pastors in Sudan is difficult, to say the least. With extreme levels of persecution against Christians in the Muslim-dominate country, many...

Here We Go: Tragic: Church of England Says Let Kids Choose Their Gender

The Church of England has issued new guidance to counter anti-LGBT bullying at its schools, telling teachers that children should be permitted to wear...

Ten Commandments Monument to Be Moved From NM Public Property to Local Church

A Ten Commandments monument on New Mexico public property that was recently ruled unconstitutional by the court system will be moved to a local...

California City Accused of Telling Church to Stop Feeding Homeless

A city in California is garnering controversy over an apparent decision to stop a church from feeding local homeless, effective after Thanksgiving. Malibu United Methodist...

Book Alleges Vatican Priests Having Sex With Boys While Popes Had Multi-million Bank Accounts

The Italian journalist who was put on trial by the Vatican for publishing confidential documents has written a new book alleging a host of...

Max Lucado Says Christians Must Pray for Return of Jesus Christ After Church Shooting

Christian pastor and best-selling author Max Lucado has urged Christians to pray for the return of Jesus Christ, and for the demise of the...

Here We Go: Christian Couple Denied Adoption Because They Disagree With Homosexual Marriage

An evangelical Christian couple from Alberta, Canada, said that their application to adopt a child was rejected by the government because they do not...

Here We Go: Christians Are Kicked Out by Australian Bar After Customers Complain That...

A Christian group holding monthly meetings at an Australian bar has been kicked out by the owners after several customers complained that the believers...

Stephen E. Strang Releases New Book, ‘God and Donald Trump,’ Today

Like him or not, most Americans would agree that President Donald Trump has been a force in American society over the past year and...

SBC Leaders to Visit Grieving Pastor & Church in Texas Shooting

Southern Baptists ministering in the wake of what some have called the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history say they've witnessed "God at work"...

Is the Church Treating Women Like People or Problems? by Emily Maust Wood

The rules about what women can and cannot do are dizzying.  As I've read up on the church's opinion of women, I've started to get...

5 Reasons Christians Don’t Seem to Share Their Faith Anymore

Why is it so hard to share our faith? Let me rephrase that. Why is it so hard to share our faith in a smart, loving, brave, honest, humble, and confident way? When...
Pastor Banothu Sevya after attack in Telangana state, India (Photo courtesy: Morning Star News via victim's family)

India: Hindu Extremists Beat Pastor Into Coma After he Led Five Families to Receive...

Weeks after a pastor led five families to faith in Christ in southern India, masked men on motorbikes intercepted him on his way home...

Survey Says 21% of US Jewish Millennials Believe Jesus Is the Son of God

In a culture of changing spiritual beliefs, a surprising number of young American Jews – more than one in five – said they believe Jesus is the Son...

The Rural Church Is a Special House of Prayer by Brad Roth

I like to fancy myself a rural contemplative, which is to say that I like to walk around town trying to pay attention to...