Christian actress Ashley Bratcher brings her beliefs to new streaming film ‘Finding Faith’

Actress Ashley Bratcher, who portrays a conflicted newspaper columnist in “Finding Faith,” says she can stay grounded by knowing “that my identity is rooted in Christ.” “Finding Faith,” just released on the Great American Pure Flix streaming service, details the struggle of Victoria, the author of a faith-based advice column written under the pseudonym “Faith.” However, […]

‘Reason for God’ author Timothy Keller dies after years of cancer battle

The Rev. Timothy Keller, an evangelical pastor and bestselling Christian apologist noted for bringing the Gospel message to urbanites — died Friday morning at his home in New York City, the Redeemer Churches and Ministries network said in an announcement circulated online. Mr. Keller, 72, disclosed his pancreatic cancer diagnosis in June 2020. Mr. Keller founded Redeemer Presbyterian Church […]

Pastor’s wife-turned-activist Beverly LaHaye dies at 94, helped defeat Equal Rights Amendment

Beverly LaHaye, a pastor’s wife who founded Concerned Women for America and led a revolt that defeated the Equal Rights Amendment, died Sunday at an assisted living facility in El Cajon, California. She was 94. Starting with six women in her living room, Mrs. LaHaye built Concerned Women for America into a national conservative advocacy group that campaigned against abortion and […]

Rare ‘Inverted Jenny’ stamp nabs record $2 million at New York auction

An unspoiled copy of one of the rarest American stamps changed hands for a record $2 million on Wednesday, the New York auction house that sold the 1918 “Inverted Jenny” stamp said. The same stamp had sold for $1.6 million just five years earlier. The 24-cent airmail stamp shows a Curtiss Jenny aircraft, printed upside down at […]

Religion’s role in U.S. life is shrinking, 80% of Americans tell Pew Research

An overwhelming majority of U.S. adults say the importance of religion is shrinking in public life, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Eighty percent of respondents said religion’s public role is falling, and 49% said that decline is a negative development. Only 8% said religion’s influence is growing and a positive occurrence. Pew […]