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Few pastors asked to perform same-sex weddings

More than 100,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages nationwide last year. But for preachers, being asked to do a same-sex wedding remains rare, a new study shows. A new survey by LifeWay …

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Alabama judge to stand trial for gay marriage order

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. —Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore set to stand trial next month on charges he defied federal court rulings on same-sex marriage. Legal advisers are calling the allegations against him unmerited. At issue in Moore’s case is a Jan. …

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Healing the wounds left by ISIS in Iraq and Syria

Syrian refugees

U.S. State Department officials said that they have not forgotten the suffering in Iraq and Syria—where Islamic State (ISIS or Daesh) has slaughtered, pillaged, and displaced entire minority communities. “I want to be very clear, the protection of religious and …

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