Melissa Barnhart serves as Managing Editor for The Christian Post. She graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor of science degrees in government, religion and communications. Ms. Barnhart began her reporting career while still in college by working for a local newspaper outside Dallas, Texas, where she interviewed pastors, politicians, Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch, a U.S. women's softball player in the 2004 Olympic Games, and former President of Mexico Vicente Fox. She joined The Christian Post in 2013.
Members of Pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church were overcome with shock on Sunday afternoon after a woman described as wearing a trench coat and backpack and accompanied by a young child began shooting a rifle inside the church. She was shot dead by two off-duty officers.
Paying tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II, Calvin Robinson extolled the Christian virtues of Britain’s longest-serving monarch to a largely American audience who've long been fascinated by the British royal family.
At least six people were killed in a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, and as many as 24 other spectators sustained serious and critical injuries. The community is on lockdown as law enforcement search for the suspect.
A federal appeals court ruled on Saturday to temporarily halt the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate that would have required businesses with 100 employees or more to order workers to get vaccinated or be tested weekly for the virus and wear a mask.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed that the U.K. government will “shift Heaven and Earth” to get everyone out of Afghanistan in a “second phase” after acknowledging that many U.K. citizens and Afghan allies would be left behind in the final hours of evacuation.
Over 200 people have been found dead and that number is expected to rise after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck western Haiti on Saturday reduced buildings to rubble. Many fear thousands might have been killed.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is projected to be the 46th president of the United States, as media outlets called the 2020 elections for the former vice president on Saturday morning.
Jerry Falwell Jr. agrees to take 'indefinite leave of absence' from Liberty U after posting unzipped pants photo
Jerry Falwell Jr. agreed Friday to take an “indefinite leave of absence” from his roles as president and chancellor of Liberty University at the request of the board of trustees.
Horace Lorenzo Anderson Sr., whose son was fatally shot inside the Capitol Hill Organized Protest occupation zone, said the only public figure who’s reached out to him since his son’s death is President Donald Trump.
Seattle police and the FBI began the work of dismantling the Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone early Wednesday morning after Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order calling for the immediate clearing of the occupied area after two teenagers were killed.