The controversy surrounding Pastor Louie Giglio's invitation to pray at President Obama's second inaugural sounds a familiar refrain in the ongoing and escalating debate about the expression of orthodox Christian faith in public life.
As people are exposed to more dishonesty around them, and if it seems "everyone" is doing it, then cheating becomes even more pervasive and socially acceptable.
As the United States approaches Roe v. Wade’s 40th anniversary, pro-life advocates have gained ground in restricting the number of abortions taking place every year. In 2012, 43 pro-life provisions went into effect in 19 states, the second highest number after states enacted 92 pro-life laws in 2011.
Condoms have been distributed at some Philadelphia high schools for years, but now they're available in more schools as a result of a partnership between the city and the school district.
- January 13, 2013 |
Have the Ten Commandments outlived their shelf life? Some folks seem to think so.
- January 12, 2013 |
If you know who you are, you can live for Christ anywhere.
The Christian-owned arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby may have bought itself a few extra months as it battles against the Obamacare mandate to provide emergency contraceptive coverage.
Europe's highest court next week will hand down rulings in the cases of four British Christians who claim to have been discriminated against in the workplace because of their religious beliefs.
Social movements can be powerful forces for change in a community. They pull like-minded people together and channel a group’s energies toward a common purpose. You’d think the most important person to getting a movement underway would be the leader, but not necessarily.
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The evangelical pastor chosen by President Obama to deliver the benediction at his inauguration ceremonies withdrew on Thursday following a furor over a sermon from the mid-1990s in which he denounced the gay rights movement and advocated efforts to turn gays straight.
The federal government has agreed to pay $2.4 million to dozens of gay troops who were discharged and denied full separation pay under the pre-2011 "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.
Vice President Joe Biden told reporters at the White House on Wednesday that President Obama is going to take action on gun control, and he can do so through "executive orders."
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds binge drinking common among adult women and high school girls.
The greatest frequency of binge drinking is found among women aged 18 to 34 and high school-age girls. About 62 percent of high school senior girls who drink reported binge drinking.
Christians talk a lot about premarital sex. And I think that’s a mistake, for one, because the grammar is skewed. (Read more)
C.S. Lewis addresses the issue of pride, of thinking too highly of ourselves and our own righteousness.