The South African sign language interpreter currently facing the outrage of deaf people around the world for gesticulating gibberish as world leaders paid tribute to Nelson Mandela at the former South African president's memorial said he was hallucinating and saw angels descending on the stadium.
President Obama is receiving plenty of criticism for his selfie cellphone portrait at the funeral of South Africa's revered leader, Nelson Mandela. What the president had to say in tribute to Africa's greatest statesman was largely overshadowed by the press pictures of Obama, Prime Minister David Cameron, and Denmark's shapely blonde chief of government, Helle Thorning Schmidt.
In the United States of America, whenever a cause wants to garner national awareness, it often attempts to do so by staging an event in Washington, DC.
On Tuesday, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R, WI-1) announced a two-year budget agreement that could potentially offer a respite from the fiscal fights of the past few years. But many conservative House Republicans are already balking at the deal because it breaks the spending caps called for under the sequester.
The Baby Jesus has been kicked off Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina, according to an organization who relishes any opportunity to eradicate Christianity from the U.S. military.
"Family Talk," a Christian radio ministry, and its president James Dobson are suing the federal government for subjecting them to the Obamacare "abortion mandate" despite the nonprofit's religious and moral objections to the mandate.
Tell Santa to bring President Obama a stocking stuffer: a copy of the U.S. Constitution with the words "Laws be faithfully executed" underlined in red. Those words define the President's most important duty. But Obama, himself a constitutional lawyer, is ignoring the Constitution and governing like a dictator.
During his eulogy for South African Anti-Apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, President Obama may have promoted his own political positions by connecting them to Mandela's achievements. Christian leaders denounced him for turning the solemn remembrance of a great man into a political plug.
Jesus said, "He who has seen Me has seen the Father" (John 14:9). His life clearly revealed God's loving character and compassion towards people. Let's take a closer look at one of the examples mentioned yesterday: from the Savior's interaction with the Samaritan woman, we can learn much about our heavenly Father's tender love and care for us.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) reportedly walked out of Nelson Mandela's memorial service when Cuban President Raul Castro started speaking. Cruz, one of only two Republicans at the memorial, praised Mandela and spoke to Democratic politicians on the way.
Highlighting escalation of attacks on Egypt's Copts, speakers at a congressional hearing this week expressed concerns over the Muslim Brotherhood making Christians the scapegoat for the Islamist group's political downfall.
An Indiana church recently opened the state's largest food pantry that will benefit thousands of families each month and serve its community through workshops, aimed to help individuals in need gain fundamental life skills.
Jesus led an unhurried life, says author and pastor Alan Falding, who makes the case in his book, An Unhurried Life - Following Jesus' Rhythms of Work and Rest, by pointing to Scripture, other Christian leaders with the same belief, and his own experiences. In an effort to encourage others to combat the all too frequent surge in stress during the Christmas season, the Southern California certified spiritual director has a Top 10 list of ways to have an unhurried Christmas season.
The president of a Virginia Christian college, which will open up a formal "listening period" in January to consider reversing its ban on faculty same-sex relationships, called churches and institutions that believe they have "forever settled" the relationship between homosexuality and the Church "intellectually dishonest."
A wider circle of accusations surrounding author and Seattle-based megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll that originally included plagiarism allegations by a radio talk show host, now includes claims from others tracking the saga about how ghostwriters or researchers were used and not given proper attribution. At the same time, the Mars Hill Church pastor's silence on the matter has raised intrigue and the question: How powerful is the "evangelical celebrity machine?"
When people talk about "good works" in the context of religion, we generally tend to assume that man does these works by his own ability and power. But that is an incorrect understanding of what the Bible means by "good" works. In the Christian life, every "good" work is done by the grace of God. Therefore, the credit goes to God. He produces many good things through His children.
The Duck Dynasty Christmas Special 2013 episode will broadcast on the A&E network Wednesday night and should be an episode fans will not want to miss, as the Robertson family have promised an action-packed and hilarious episode to get America warmed up for Christmas.
Dr. William Lane Craig, philosophy professor and a leading Christian apologist, believes there is an urgent need for the church to equip its members to give good responses to tough questions about their faith, especially in light of a cultural climate that has made it easier for atheists to be more outspoken, sometimes aggressively so, in their attacks on religious beliefs.
Imagine this surprise! Now, if only all holiday travel was a seamless and joyful as this adventure.
A New Haven, Conn., pastor accused of splurging thousands of dollars on personal comforts with his church's money, stripped the church of all its furniture except the pews then walked out on the congregation after they tackled him about the money.