Some Christians are distancing themselves from the term “evangelical” even if their beliefs remain unchanged.
Linguists call Christianese an emerging religiolect, spoken mainly by evangelical protestants. Christians themselves are divided on whether it's helpful to use such coded language.
Converting from Islam to Christianity can be a dangerous thing in the Middle East. In some countries, it's illegal. Yet some Syrian refugees are converting, despite receiving threats.
A team of archeologists just uncovered hidden layers of a tomb in Jerusalem that's revered as the burial place of Jesus.
Larycia Hawkins is a political science professor at Wheaton College in Illinois who wanted to show her support for Muslims on Facebook. Now, she might loose her job.
The US has a long track record on helping refugees. Americans should not forget that legacy when it comes to helping people who've fled from Syria, says one evangelical Christian leader.
Henry County, Tennessee, is so packed full of churches that it's considered an "Evangelical hub" according to census data. That data also shows an unhealthy county, and one pastor wants his flock to focus just as much on physical health as spiritual well-being.
The year 2017 will mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Protestant Reformation. Germany is getting ready for the big date by taking a new look at Luther's legacy, including the darkest chapter of his life's work.
Martin Luther is best known as the instigator of the Protestant Reformation, but his Bible translations used a form of conversational language that Germans had never before seen in print. It marked the beginning of modern German, which had never before been a unified language.
Coptic Christians are a minority in their ancient home of Egypt — and they're an even bigger minority when they come to the US. So a church in Hayward, California has become a haven for preserving their culture, and ancient language, in a new home.
Christmas feels unavoidable in the United States, but not all Americans celebrate the holiday. Many non-Christian immigrants develop their own take on the day, while others simply avoid it altogether.