The normally outspoken and media-engaged Pastor Mark Driscoll of Seattle-based Mars Hill Church, who has attempted to stay away from the spotlight for several months since being embroiled in controversy this past year, admits that it has been a tough season for the church and it is time for reconciliation.
President Barack Obama's LBGT workplace discrimination order has revealed a rift among Democrats over whether religious freedom trumps gay rights. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives could exploit that rift by bringing the Senate-passed Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which has a religious exemption, to the floor for a vote.
The trailer for Aaron McGruder's upcoming live-action comedy series "Black Jesus" has been making the rounds on the Internet since last Friday, and some Christians are anything but amused by what the Adult Swim network was teasing as "the most anticipated comeback in history." At least one "violently offended" Illinois pastor, in addition to the activist network One Million Moms, has issued a clarion call for Christians to pressure the network to drop "The Boondocks" creator's new program before it even airs next month.
Members of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention toured two Texas facilities Tuesday that are providing temporary shelter to illegal immigrant children from Central America. During their tour, members met with U.S. Border Patrol agents, spoke to children with the help of translators, and learned more about the work of pastors who are facilitating humanitarian efforts to meet the needs of the large number of immigrants who are flocking to the U.S.
A Colorado baker who was found guilty of discrimination for not baking a wedding cake for a same-sex couple is appealing the decision.
In the court cases which have upheld the one-man-one-woman definition of marriage (yes, there have been many, though not in the last year), the "rational basis" that judges have found for the laws has been the state's interest in promoting "responsible procreation."
This is the epitome of cute.
It is often we find ourselves wasting food when we don't finish it all. But, here is a brilliant solution!
Singer and entertainer Demi Lovato told her more than 23 million followers on Twitter that the God she worshiped and believed in loved and accepted those in the LGBT community.
This abandoned dog took a four mile trip every night, so they followed her...
Panic has gripped Jefferson County, New Jersey, after a deadly green anaconda reportedly about 15 to 16 feet long was spotted roaming about Lake Hopatcong several times in recent weeks.
A lesbian who was fired by a Roman Catholic diocese in Missouri over marrying a woman has filed a lawsuit against the church body.
Actress Candace Cameron Bure admits that being an outspoken woman of faith has made her the target of criticism. And while she has been criticized for various reasons in the past, she says her critics are after her fashion choices and modesty this time.
When Secretary of State Kerry criticized Israel's military operations in Gaza by calling them a "hell of a pinpoint operation," he not only validated Hamas's human-shield strategy, he handed Hamas a key propaganda victory.
Former Denver Broncos quarterback and outspoken evangelical Christian Tim Tebow is training for a possible NFL comeback, but admits that his future in the NFL is uncertain and that he is putting his faith in God when it comes to his football career.
Seven surprising facts about the state of the church's in America's most prominent and populous city.
A three judge panel for a federal appeals court may have delivered a serious blow to the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare."
University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Emeritus W. Lee Hansen has openly criticized a new diversity policy at the school which he claims recommends assigning race-based grades to students in its push to make the university more diverse.
A Florida judge who recently declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional has stayed the decision pending an appeal from the government.
We are what we say we despise, hypocrites, caught between the intention of our words and the reality of our actions, said Texas megachurch Pastor Ed Young in a hard-hitting sermon series to help his congregation discover what it takes to remove the mask of hypocrisy for good.