The State Department's top official for Africa this week defended the decision not to designate Boko Haram as a "foreign terrorist organization" (FTO) -- but then used the term "terrorist organization" in reference to the Nigerian Islamist group.
Today I was reminded, just how undeserving I am of most things in my life (family, friendships, a job, a roof over my head, food to eat), and yet that graciousness and kindness compels me to make the world a little more right, a little more kind, for someone else.
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The dissolution of any marriage is tragic. In fact, the southern novelist Pat Conroy may have said it best, declaring that “every divorce is the death of a small civilization.” It is.
Allegations of "scientific misconduct" have prompted the University of Texas to investigate a professor's study that found children were negatively affected by having gay parents.
A new study refutes earlier suggestions that the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social media sites might lead to depression.
At least half a million dollars has been raised by the residents of Colorado Springs to help the victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire.
At this moment, there are at least four major divides facing evangelical Christianity that are generating the most tension.
Sometimes it's what you least expect that will knock you out. Just ask Victor Ortiz. Recently, he fought Floyd Mayweather Jr in a much anticipated boxing title match. Nobody would have ever guessed how it ended.
A large-scale Bible museum will open in Washington, D.C., within four years, say planners who have been touring the world with portions of their collections.
Pride is a tricky sin. Better deal with it now while you have the chance.
Her voice will get louder, sharper, meaner, but with every escalation, you rise as well, with strength, bravery and beauty.
7-Eleven celebrates its 85th anniversary today (7/11/12) and to mark the occasion, stores will be handing out free seven-ounce Slurpees.
You allowed this pipsqueak of a girl to lead you in worship, you watched and some of you prayed me into marriage with this guy, and now I feel like you are sending us off with those same prayers and support.
Millions of kids simply don't find school very challenging, a new analysis of federal survey data suggests.
Too few college students are readers. As a result, they have some hilarious notions of how the written language represents what they hear.
The Episcopal Church approved Monday at its national convention an official prayer service for blessing same-sex couples and also cleared the way for transgender ordination.
The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram is claiming responsibility for recent coordinated attacks against Christian villages in Nigeria's Plateau State.
Believe it or not, there are silver linings in the cloud of negativity, vitriol, and partisanship of a presidential campaign season
During the 30 days of Ramadan, Open Doors USA is launching a prayer campaign for persecuted Christians in Muslim-majority countries as well as praying that Muslims will find the real God.