Hundreds of left-leaning United Methodist leaders and activists gathered in Kansas this week for the "UMC Next" conference to voice their opposition to the denomination's official rejection of homosexuality and gay marriage.  Denomination leaders voted earlier this year to strengthen their embrace of marriage between one man and one woman,...
A medical professional who attempted to offer a Bible to a cancer patient was “rightly sacked” from her job, a court has heard. British nurse Sarah Kuteh was fired from Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent back in 2016 for talking to several patients about her faith in Jesus and...
Tensions are growing between the US and Iran in the Middle East at the same time as a spotlight is being shined the Iranian regime's abuses of human rights, particularly the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities. In Washington, DC, human rights experts, religious freedom advocates, and politicians gathered...
  LONDON (AP) - Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister. (Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) 5/24/2019 5:07:13 AM (GMT -4:00)
NEW DELHI (AP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party had a commanding lead as votes were counted Thursday after a six-week general election, sending the stock market soaring in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader.  Election Commission data by late morning showed the...
The German Lutheran pastor, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, wrote extensively on the importance of diversity in the church. We can learn from his example and take his messages to heart today. Diversity has always been a crux of the gospel message. In 1 Corinthians 11, Paul admonishes the Corinthian church for treating...
Gunmen in Nigeria reportedly kidnapped an evangelical pastor and 16 other Christians this week in an attack that also killed one person.  The incident happened in the Igabi local government area in Kaduna state. Rev. Zakariah Ido and 16 members of the Evangelical Church Winning All, including the pastor's daughter, two...
In a recent tweet, actor Jim Carrey shared an image to his followers showing the head of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey being sucked up into a tube as a gloved hand holds the tube to her head.  "I think if you're going to terminate a pregnancy, it should be done...
The socialist crisis and repressive tactics of the regime in Venezuela have led to economic ruin, forcing many of the locals to flee their homeland. Thousands have headed into neighboring Colombia on foot, facing dehydration and extreme hunger in the process. So Operation Blessing has stepped in, offering hope...
A Church of England vicar sparked controversy when she offered to cover up an image of Jesus and a crucifix in honor of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  The Sunday Times reports that Rev. Lissa Scott and Gerland Lee, a former mayor of Darlington, were planning on hosting a...