A militant of the Islamic State terror group who sold kidnapped Yazidi girls in a slave market in Syria has reportedly been killed along with 34 other ISIS fighters in a U.S.-led airstrike in Mosul in northern Iraq.
For the first seventy or so years of Christianity's existence, the Greco-Roman world paid it relatively little attention. There were persecutions here and there (like the one that claimed the lives of Peter and Paul). But, for the most part, it wasn't until the second century that their pagan neighbors began to focus their attention on just how different Christians were.
The Green Bay Packers will go on the road on Sunday to face the Minnesota Vikings in a huge game which could have serious Playoff implications for the Packers. The game will start at 1 p.m. ET and takes place from the TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Detroit Lions will play the New England Patriots in a massive game in Week 12 of the NFL 2014 regular season. These are two of the best teams in the league so far this season, and both will want to consolidate their good work until now to try and claim home field advantage through the postseason.
The Houston Texans will take on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday in what should be an enthralling game between two teams fighting for a postseason berth. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. ET and takes place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
The Chicago Bears will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday in a Week 12 game in the NFL 2014 regular season. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. ET and takes place from Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.
The Philippine eight-weight champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has expressed his interest to fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. once more. Before his fight Saturday against Chris Algieri in Macau, an advertisement for Foot Locker was released which celebrates a likely scenario where the Filipino boxer would fight the American Mayweather.
The Cleveland Browns will play the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in a big Week 12 match up in the NFL. The Browns have the better record this season until now, but they lost last week where as the Falcons were victorious. Today's game starts at 1 p.m. ET and takes place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
In the fourth chapter of Philippians, Paul declares that God will "supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus" (v. 19). When we read that passage and apply it to our daily lives, we must be careful to interpret it correctly.
Sixteen North Carolina judges have either resigned or retired after gay marriage became legal in the state last month when a judge ruled that an amendment banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.
Thousands of children in foster care waiting for permanent and loving families are hoping their dreams will come true as communities and churches across the country celebrate the annual National Adoption Day on Saturday.
It's not too hard to imagine that Hallmark's TV movie "Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas" — produced and written by Martha Williamson, the creative visionary behind the ground-breaking TV show "Touched by an Angel" — premiering on Sunday will become a Christmas classic, early reviews say as much.
Dr. Ben Carson, accomplished neurosurgeon and conservative Christian, tells David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network that there's a "good chance" he'll run for president as he can feel "God's fingers" touching him gently for the 2016 race.
Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and one of the leaders of the Evangelical Immigration Table, warned Friday that if Republicans fail to pass a bill on immigration reform, keeping millions of undocumented immigrants in limbo, they can expect to suffer at the polls in 2016.
In some denominations and movements, the Holy Spirit is overemphasized, leading to a Christless Pentecost — putting the Spirit exclusively on the throne and losing Jesus in the temple. In other denominations and movements, the Spirit is but a footnote, an afterthought, even a stranger. What follows are 50 things the Holy Spirit does according to the New Testament. If you find this list helpful, share it on Facebook, Twitter, etc.
As time goes on, President Obama is becoming much more provocative with the GOP. For example, he met with congressional Democrats, but no Republicans, then announced his long awaited plan for executive amnesty, giving 5 million illegal immigrants a pathway to work permits and relief from possible deportation for 3 years.