The Muslim-majority United Arab Emirates announced plans this week to help rebuild two Christian churches destroyed by the Islamic State and said it's the first national government in the world to help rebuild Christian churches in postwar Iraq.
A faith-based nonprofit in Virginia that uses data tools to help churches build more effective relationship ministries could have already helped drive down divorce rates in Florida’s most populous city.
Only 65 percent of Americans now identify as Christian reflecting a 12 percent decline in the last 10 years while the ranks of Americans who identify as religiously unaffiliated swelled to 26 percent reflecting a 10 percent jump over the same period a new study from the Pew Research Center says.
For nearly 40 years, the late Democratic congressman from Maryland, Elijah E. Cummings, worshiped at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore. And his longtime pastor, Bishop Walter Thomas, says he could always count on him “being in church” as long as he wasn’t working elsewhere.
The Chinese government has banned African international students from worshiping in Christian churches under the pretext of “preventing foreign infiltration through religion,” a persecution watchdog has revealed.
A lengthy new report from the nation’s leading nonpartisan family television watchdog group indicates a large increase over the last decade in the amount of violence and profanity in television shows rated as appropriate for children.
The National Association of Evangelicals named its first president of color Thursday when its board of directors elected Korean-American Virginia pastor Walter Kim as the next head of the 45,000-church network.
Turkish leaders have agreed to a five-day ceasefire to its incursion in northern Syria after an hours-long meeting with the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday.
Christian communities in northcentral Algeria have been kicked out of their own church buildings at the hands of police just days after area Christians protested the government’s crackdown on churches.
“Wonder Woman” star actress Gal Gadot will star in and co-produce a new thriller film based on the story of a Christian woman who risked her life to help save over 2,500 Jewish kids in German-occupied Poland during World War II.
Black faith leaders in Fort Worth, Texas, where a 28-year-old black woman was shot dead in her home by a white police officer through her window say there can be “no healing” from the tragedy until the city addresses concerns about the way black and brown communities are policed.
A high school French teacher who's suing the Virginia school district that fired him because he opted to use a trans-identified student's chosen name instead of their preferred pronouns, is blasting the district's decision.