Chocolate, alcohol and Twitter are some of the popular indulgences many Christians give up during the period of Lent leading up to Easter. But this year, several churches across the country are encouraging congregants to give up plastics.
Cynthia Newman, former dean of Rider University's College of Business Administration, resigned saying the school's decision to not consider bringing Chick-fil-A to campus because of its opposition to the LGBTQ community conflicted with her faith and Christian values.
Only 35 percent of the world’s children have social safety net protections available to them, according to a joint report published Feb. 6 by the International Labor Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund.
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (BP) -- As a tornado ripped through Baptist deacon Barry Gullatte's home in eastern Alabama, he and his family could feel themselves being sucked out of the bathroom where they took shelter.
It’s time for women to have equal access to pulpit ministry and to be called as pastors of churches. For some, that sentiment is old news, settled long ago; for others, it is offensive or just plain wrong. But many believers are somewhere in between.
There’s a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and its dictator “won” an unfair election last year to hold power. But if the recent past in Latin America — and elsewhere — teaches us anything, it’s that military invasions and coups destabilize nations, spark civil wars, devastate
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (BP) -- The small community of Beauregard is facing the grief of at least 23 deaths, including children, after a tornado struck the southeastern Alabama community on Sunday afternoon (March 3).
Writer Jonathan Merritt warns that recent decisions at the United Methodist Church's special gathering in St. Louis last week could send the denomination down the same path as the Southern Baptist Convention after their "conservative resurgence" decades ago.
Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh wrote in a statement, along with Justices Gorsuch and Alito, that the court should protect the ability of churches and other religious organization to receive historic preservation funds from local governments.