Thomas Lobel, an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed with gender identity disorder at age 7, is in the process of becoming "Tammy."
- October 20, 2011 |
Militant Muslims beheaded a 17-year-old Somali Christian in his home near Mogadishu while his parents were at work.
- October 20, 2011 |
Teen drivers are about 50 percent more likely to crash in the first month of unsupervised driving than they are after a full year of experience driving on their own.
In this age of exploding technology, not to mention statistical spin, it’s important to remember that things are seldom as they first seem.
Intimacy is essential to deep relationships with God, your family and your church family!
That’s a place and a context I had not thought about too much until I read Richard Phillips’ book Jesus the Evangelist. Based on a series of expositional sermons, this book teaches the principles and practice of witnessing by looking at the model of Jesus in the first four chapters of John.
Mexico City's 2009 law legalizing gay marriage could be followed this year with a law allowing temporary marriage licenses.
Rep. Frank Wolf’s new book, Prisoner of Conscience, highlights one man’s struggle for international justice.
This prayer encouraged me as I read it. I hope it gives strength to your heart as well.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law that extend special protections to transgender people.
A majority of parents admit being distracted by cellphones or other electronic devices — even while teaching their children to drive.
A new study finds that the more profanity teens are exposed to through television and video games, the more accepting they are of swearing and the more likely they are to use profanity themselves. Those kids who swore more were also more likely to engage in physical aggression.
Galid Shalit, held captive by Hamas for five years, returned home today while 1,027 Palestinian prisoners were released in exchange for his freedom.
Having lost both of my parents as a young boy, I may have an extra measure of compassion for kids who grow up having prematurely lost their folks.
Nigerian evangelist Mark Ojunta was killed by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
A new production company is showing Christians interested in film-making that they don't have to sacrifice morals for a good end product.
Two teenage girls trapped in a prostitution ring in Pune, India, were rescued last week by the Indian Rescue Mission.
The title of my post today strikes me as oxymoronic. Miracles, after all, are defined as acts of God, amazing and marvelous events, and "seals of a divine mission"...
Are you struggling with bitterness? I have too.
I close my book Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels with a story (not sure if this really happened or is simply parabolic) from Civil War days before America’s slaves were freed, about a northerner who went to a slave auction and purchased a young slave girl. As they walked away from the auction, the man turned to the girl and told her, “You’re free.”