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Japan Landslides Leaves 39 Dead, Dozens Missing

Landslides in Japan have killed at least 39 people, officials report. 51 people near Hiroshima city are still missing; it is likely that the death toll will rise as search efforts continue.

President Obama Vows Justice for Islamic State After Journalist's Murder

President Barack Obama has now responded to the beheading of American James Foley, vowing that the United States will be relentless in its fight against the Muslim extremists.

Israel Airstrike Kills Three Hamas Leaders

An Israeli airstrike on Thursday (Aug. 21) struck and killed three senior Hamas commanders. The attack targeted a house in the town of Rafah, and killed six people total.

"There's No Off in This Season: Team Sports Are Taking Over Kid's Lives"

James Emery White was interviewed as part of an article that ran this past Sunday in The New York Times that was built off of a blog he wrote on the interplay of sports, faith and culture. Instead of his usual blog posting, we thought you might enjoy reading it.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 21, 2014 |
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Pope Francis Says Radical Islam Must Be Stopped

Pope Francis has stated that the international community must stop Islamic State militants on their quest for power and influence.

Ebola Crisis Causes Mercy Ships to Cancel Deployment

An international medical organization maintains that collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic has forced the cancellation of medical teams to various locations around the world.

Physically Neglected Boys Are More Likely To Become Violent Adolescents

Boys, who are physically neglected by their parents during childhood, face a heightened risk of turning into violent adolescents, according to a Penn State study.

Rapture Film "The Remaining" Coming to Theaters

A thriller movie about the rapture, titled “The Remaining,” is slated to hit theaters soon.

Islamic State Massacres Dozens of Men, Abducts Women and Children in Iraq Village

The Islamic State has reportedly made good on a promise that they would kill Yazidis who did not convert to Islam.

Willie and Korie Robertson Respond to Duck Dynasty Ratings Drop, Will Let God Guide Future

A&E’s hit reality show “Duck Dynasty” has seen a significant drop in ratings; the show ended its sixth season last week with 50 percent less viewers than the previous season finale.

Islamic State Militants Claim to Have Beheaded American Journalist

Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the murder of American journalist James Wright Foley.

New York Church Cancels Plans to House Immigrant Children after Public Outrage

Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Long Island has cancelled its plans to house immigrant children in response to public backlash.

Ferguson Churches Reach Out to Community with Supplies, Service

Church members in Ferguson, Missouri have put themselves in the midst of riots and violence in an effort to reach out to the community.

Gospel Singer Admits Former Drug Addiction, Uses Music to Raise Awareness

Gospel singer Joseph Habedank has spoken out about his former prescription drug addiction and journey to recovery.

5 Things Christians Need to Know about the Ferguson Riots

The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri has attracted the attention of the world in the recent shooting and death of unarmed Michael Brown by a Ferguson Police officer Saturday, August 9.

Boko Haram on Track to Create Islamic State in Nigeria

Officials now fear that militant group Boko Haram is on track to create an Islamic state in Nigeria.

Liberia Clinic Raided Causing Escape of Quarantined Patients

A group of men broke into an Ebola treatment facility in Liberia, looting infected items and allowing quarantined patients to escape.

Cost of Raising a Child Born in 2013 Nears $250K

A middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 to raise the child to age 18.

Volunteers Clean Ferguson Streets after Nightly Riots

Volunteers have gathered in Ferguson, Missouri to clean the streets after nightly riots have been occurring, following the death of Michael Brown.

Islamic State Merchandise for Sale Promotes Terror Group in Mid-East

The terrorist group Islamic State now has merchandise including t-shirts and hats to promote its violence message.

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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