Israelite kings depicted in ancient art?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Biblical Archaeology Review) Has archaeology uncovered portraits of two Israelite kings? One contender is on the famous Black Obelisk from Nimrud/Calah, but scholars differ about the identification. Another more…

Eatery garnishes burger with communion wafer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A Chicago restaurant has cooked up a controversial burger of the month for October, garnishing it with an unconsecrated communion wafer and a red wine reduction more…

Godless megachurch breaks into U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) Sanderson Jones, who grew up in a religious British family, described the death of his mother when he was only 10 and his subsequent loss of more…

Attorney who led school-prayer case, dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Leonard J. Kerpelman, a Baltimore lawyer and gadfly who successfully argued a landmark Supreme Court case in 1963 that led to a ban on state-supported more…

Joel Osteen finally comes out on 'gay' issue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="FxZmljZjrLhnBg3u1Cx_Sfb59FfijxxY" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] God "absolutely" approves of everyone — including homosexuals — declared one of America's most well-known evangelical pastors The Houston megapastor and best-selling author Joel Osteen, more…

U.S. Jews losing their religion, survey finds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YNetNews) Jews in the United States are overwhelmingly proud to be Jewish, yet nearly one in five of them describe themselves as having no religion, according to a more…

Netanyahu: Ayatollah Khamenei 'heads a wild cult

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the US airwaves Wednesday, persistent in his effort to convince the international community that Iranian President Hasan Rouhani's charm more…

Judge rejects Obamacare-lawsuit delay

by Bob Unruh -- A federal judge has refused the Obama administration's request to suspend a legal challenge to Obamacare's contraception mandate because of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The more…

Pastor Chuck Smith, 86, dies after cancer battle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIANITY TODAY) Chuck Smith, the evangelical pastor whose outreach to hippies in the 1960s helped transform worship styles in American Christianity and fueled the rise of the Calvary more…