The Pentecostal movement is gaining steady growth in Uruguay amid its reputation as Latin America's most secular country, helping the number of evangelicals rise from 2 percent a decade ago to 6 percent of its current 3.3 million population.
The Richmond Outreach Center (ROC), a megachurch in Virginia, is selling its original worship sanctuary that has been on the market since former senior pastor Geronimo Aguilar resigned, after being charged of sexual aggravation of two minors..
Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, Vice Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), called on the State Department to reconsider Saudi Arabia's religious freedom violations and identified with Raif Badawi, a Saudi website editor, who was sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes on Monday.
In anticipation of a nationwide evangelism event this November to coincide with his 95th birthday, renowned preacher Billy Graham released a letter through his association this week in which he says that America needs a spiritual awakening more than ever before.
A 23,000-mile, 100-day national bus tour that began in Pennyslvania on May 31 will arrive in Colorado on Sunday, with the aim to mobilize support for Gov. John Hickenlooper's appeal in the Supreme Court against a court's decision that struck down gubernatorial prayer proclamations.
Pope Francis, who returned this week from a trip to Brazil for World Youth Day celebrations, wrote a message to Muslims at the end of their month-long Ramadan fast, urging their leaders to promote mutual respect, especially through education.
Jupiter's moon, Europa, could be searched by a tiny submarine that scientists hope will be able to penetrate deep beneath the icy landscape and search below for alien life forms, according to researchers.
While the majority of Americans are either married or want to be married someday, the number of those who consider it important has declined over the last seven years, a new Gallup poll shows, in line with a declining marriage rate in the U.S.
Imagine you and your spouse find out you're expecting. Having experienced this moment a few times, I know there's nothing quite like it. Your world changes, and within days, your child's entire biography unfolds in your mind: her first steps, first words, kindergarten, little league, ballet, high school, college, and eventually a young adult who will make you insanely proud. It's all so promising.
Does this sound familiar? Congress is more partisan than ever; Republicans and Democrats do not know how to work together; the Parties are so divided that nothing gets accomplished. But there have been a number of issues for which Republicans and Democrats have recently worked across the aisle with one another.
An article written by Christian author and blogger Rachel Held Evans has gone viral, sparking a debate among Christian thinkers as to why those belonging to the millennial generation are leaving the church and what should be done about it.
To say NewSpring Church Senior Pastor Perry Noble was stoked about the record number of baptisms that occurred at this year's summer youth gathering, The Gauntlet, would be an understatement. The Anderson, S.C., megachurch pastor shared with online followers this week how "pumped" and "fired up" he was about seeing so many young people publicly declare their decisions to follow Jesus Christ.
The American Bible Society has announced that more than 1 million of its reading plans have been downloaded on LifeChurch.tv's YouVersion Bible App, which just marked a major milestone of 100 million downloads by mobile users.
Embattled New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez recently got some surprise encouragement from a Christian baseball coach he reportedly got fired in 2009. "I've been praying for you Alex," the coach told him at a chance meeting a few weeks ago.