Ed Stetzer On the The Opioid Crisis and the Church’s Response

This past year, opioids claimed 59,000 lives in the United States. This number is staggering when we consider those who avoided overdose. Add to...

Houston Astros Chaplain Juan Jesus Alaniz on Faith in the World Series

Christians across Houston, the megachurch capital of America, are saying their prayers for the Houston Astros as they play the Los Angeles Dodgers in...

A Call to Faith in Action: The Church’s Response to Mass Incarceration at GC2...

On Wednesday, the Institute for Prison Ministries (IPM) of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College hosted the GC2 Summit on Mass Incarceration. This event was co-sponsored by Wheaton College’s Center for...

Nepal Criminalizes Religious Conversion and Evangelism

Last week, Nepal enacted a law to curb evangelism by criminalizing religious conversion, joining neighboring countries like India and Pakistan, where the region’s small-but-growing...

Colombia Drops Terrorism Case Against American Missionary Russell Stendal

Colombia made peace with its primary rebel group last December. But one of its well-known missionaries still stood accused of plotting terrorism with them. Until...

South Asia Christians Support Rohingya Muslims

Christians in Bangladesh and Pakistan are rallying to support Rohingya Muslims, a fellow persecuted minority in South Asia. Since August, Rohingya refugees have fled targeted...

We Need to Take Jesus’ Metaphor of Being Born Again More Seriously

Sometimes I tell people I’m an E. K., an evangelist’s kid. I heard my father use the words born again all the time. By...

VP Pence Says US Will Bypass UN and Aid Persecuted Iraqi Christians Directly

During a speech to advocates for the persecuted church, Mike Pence unveiled plans for the United States to provide more direct aid to Christians...

Churches Abandoned, Christians Displaced, Nearly 50 Killed in 10-Day Campaign of Terror in Nigeria

The church elder in Plateau state, Nigeria saw the Muslim Fulani herdsmen storm into his village at 11 p.m. the night of Oct. 13,...

WATCH: Benny Hinn’s Nephew, Costi Hinn, Condemns ‘Twisted’ Prosperity Gospel On CNN, Talks About...

The nephew of Benny Hinn, who is a pastor in Southern California, is criticizing his uncle's prosperity theology and teaching, explaining how it cost...
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/ALY SONG)

China Seeking to Exert ‘Total Control’ Over Believers’ Lives, as President Xi Gains Newly-Granted...

The concern for persecuted Christians and churches in China is set to grow following the 19th National Party Congress of the Communist Party of...
Abdol-Ali Pourmand

Newly-married Fourth Member of House Church in Southwestern Iran Arrested, Bibles Confiscated

Another member of the Payam-e Aramesh (Message of Peace) house church in Dezful, Abdol-Ali Pourmand (Elyas) was arrested on October 19, 2017 and transferred...
Villagers rushed to leave Teleskof on Tuesday evening after an Iraqi emissary told them to evacuate before sunrise in anticipation of further gunfire.

Iraqi Christians Who Recently Returned Home Forced to Flee Again as Skirmishes Break Out...

The first Iraqi Christians to return home after their village was freed from Islamic State control were forced to flee yet again Tuesday as...

Jim Denision: Will Christians in America Face More Persecution?

by Jim Denison A New Jersey teacher was suspended for giving a student a Bible. A football coach was placed on leave for praying on the field. The Atlanta...
In Beirut on February 28, 2015, Assyrians hold banners as they march in solidarity with Assyrians abducted by ISIS fighters in Syria. (REUTERS/MOHAMED AZAKIR)

Evidence Shows ISIS Mass-Executed 116 People in Christian Town in Syria

Evidence has emerged of another Islamic State militant group (ISIS) mass execution, this time in the Syrian Christian desert town of Al-Qaryatain. The militant group...
Movie poster for the film, "Revive Us 2," 2017 (PHOTO: FANTHOM EVENTS)

WATCH: Kirk Cameron’s “Revive Us 2” Features Americans Seeking to Bridge Divides

Actor Kirk Cameron encourages Christians to rise up in troubled times with the release of "Revive Us 2." Last year Cameron's film, "Revive Us" drew...

New Ranking of Nation’s 25 Largest Churches Features Rising Number of Independent, Non-denominational Congregations

Americans like things supersized, even their churches. Millions of Americans attend megachurches — Protestant Christian congregations with regular attendance of more than 2,000 people...
Peace Cross, Bladensburg, Maryland. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Court Rules 100-Year-Old ‘Peace Cross’ Near U.S. Capitol is Unconstitutional

An old, rugged cross that has stood on public land in a Washington, D.C., suburb for almost a century has been deemed unconstitutional by...
A Falluja neighborhood in June 2016. (Credit: Bryan Denton for The New York Times)

Rubble and Ruination: This is What Victory Over ISIS Looks Like

The declarations of victory played out across Iraq and Syria: The long campaigns to retake city after city from Islamic State militants had come...

6 Police Officers in Pakistan Arrested, Charged With Murder After Allegedly Beating Christian Teen...

Six police officers in Pakistan have been arrested and charged with murder after they allegedly beat to death a Pakistani Christian teenager earlier this...