Wycliffe Bible Translators USA is celebrating 75 years of Bible translation. Before Wycliffe came onto the scene, translating the Bible into every language seemed impossible to many, but now, that goal is closer than ever.
Facebook shut down two Christian ministry pages this month, without warning or explanation, renewing fears about the social media giant’s ability to control access to an important corner of today’s public square.
On the nights when the winds are light and the skies are dark, hundreds of helium-filled balloons are sent up and away from multiple points in South Korea, destined a few miles away and into North Korea. Only these are no ordinary balloons — they are considered 'Bible Balloons,' adorned with the Words of God printed in Korean or flash drives featuring the entire texts of the Testament.
On September 17, 2017, suspected Hindu radicals attacked an Assembly of God church in India’s Karnataka state. After the attack, church attendance has plummeted as Christians in the area fear another attack. It is not surprising that attacks are increasing in Karnataka as state elections are scheduled to occur early next year. Hindu hardline groups want to silence Christians and ensure that they are unable to practice their faith.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday attacked 'absurdities' in U.N. agencies’ treatment of Israel, invoking tennis legend John McEnroe, the Bible -- and penguins -- in a speech that was in turn deadly serious about Iran, upbeat about Israeli diplomatic breakthroughs, and thankful to the Trump administration for its outspoken support.
Hurricane Irma caused massive flooding as it ripped its way through Florida and the Caribbean last week -- but not for everyone. Tampa Bay residents experienced a bizzare phenomenon that some believe comes straight out of the Bible.
LaAnthia Washington lost a tooth weeks ago and had a dental appointment Monday. But the Forestville, Md., sought healing instead at the Ministers March for Justice.
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is helping rapidly accelerate the distribution of newly translated portions of the Scriptures for those without the Bible in their language, including places where having a Bible is dangerous.
Twenty-eight percent of Americans believe the Bible is the actual word of God and that it should be taken literally. This is somewhat below the 38% to 40% seen in the late 1970s, and near the all-time low of 27% reached in 2001 and 2009. But about half of Americans continue to say the Bible is the inspired word of God, not to be taken literally -- meaning a combined 75% believe the Bible is in some way connected to God. About one in five Americans view the Bible in purely secular terms -- as ancient fables, legends, history, and precepts written by man -- which is up from 13% in 1976.
Following his re-election, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has posted an open letter to President Obama, asking him to reject the politics of religion.
About 100 high school students stormed-out of a national journalism conference after an anti-bullying speaker became belligerent, attacking the Bible and calling anyone who walked-out on his rant "pansy assed."
Five Iranian house church Christians were behind bars Wednesday, March 15, after being sentenced to one year imprisonment on charges of "crimes against the Islamic order" and there were reports that Iranian authorities have been burning Bibles.
Whether the Biblical Exodus ever happened was questioned recently in a speech by Rabbi David Wolpe in which he asserted that "many scholars have quietly concluded that the epic of Moses never happened, and even Jewish clerics are raising questions."
The latest edition of Biblical Archaeology Review asks an interesting question: Did some ancient Jews observe the Zodiac and worship Helios, the Greek sun god? Raiders News Update believes 2 Kings 23: 11 and similar verses prove this to be true--but what does this mean?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--What makes a bomber strike, or a mom kill her kids?
Newsweek magazine asked that question recently for a cover story analyzing the nature and the root of evil. Its answer, though, fell short of a biblical definition of sin, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said during a nationwide broadcast of the radio program "Janet Parshall's America" May 18.