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Study: Teen Girls Targeted for Sexual Exploitation on TV

A new study finds that underage female characters on television are more likely to be targets of sexual exploitation than scenes with adult female characters.

Texas House Approves Abortion Law 98-49

The Texas House has approved new abortion limits in a second special session, less than two weeks after Senate Republicans failed to finish work on the bill amid a filibuster and raucous protests.

Coalition Says Military Christians are Being Silenced

Some officials in Washington are attempting to force military members to keep their religious beliefs quiet, according to a coalition of 14 groups who are backing the troops' rights to speak about and act on their beliefs.

Survey: Evangelicals Increasingly Countercultural on Same-Sex Issues

As Americans who believe in a "one man, one woman" definition of marriage become a minority for the first time ever, evangelical Christians have actually become more opposed to same-sex marriage.

Five Things Every Dad Should Know

When I was an eight-year-old boy, I looked to Hank, the father figure in my life, for all the things the other kids my age seemed to enjoy with their dads. Sadly, Hank wasn’t willing to be engaged in my life. He adored my mom, but my siblings and I were simply excess baggage.

Opponents to Boy Scouts Policy to Launch Alternative

A fledgling organization that opposed the Boys Scouts of America's decision to accept openly gay Scouts announced Tuesday it will launch an alternative group with a Christian worldview.

National Newspapers Refuse Pro-Life Ad

The Chicago Tribune, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times refused to run a pro-life ad from Heroic Media last week, calling it "too controversial."

Early Puberty May Not Be the Root Cause of Adolescent Turmoil

Scientists have held that adolescents who start puberty before their peers are likely to experience difficulty in getting along with other children and adults. But new research suggests early puberty may not be the root cause.

American Arrested in London for Calling Homosexuality a Sin

An American evangelist said he was arrested and interrogated about his Christian faith after he was caught on a London sidewalk preaching that homosexuality is a sin.

Christians in Egypt Fearful After Five Copts Killed

Following the shooting death of a priest in Northern Sinai, Christians in Upper Egypt and elsewhere are living in fear after four Coptic Christians were killed near Luxor in the wake of the deposing of Mohamed Morsi as president.

- What Kind of Person Are You? -

At the very core of Christianity is an understanding of our own inadequacy. I do not possess any strength or power - or even purpose - outside of Jesus Christ. I am entirely dependent upon Him to lift me up when I fall down, which I do on a daily basis.

San Francisco Plane Crash Victims Were En Route to Christian School in LA

Two 16-year-old Chinese girls who died in the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday were among 35 Chinese students on their way to attend a three-week summer camp at a Christian school in Los Angeles.

Suspected Boko Haram Extremists Kill 30 Students in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram members on Saturday attacked a school in Mamudo, Yobe, one of the three states where the Nigerian government imposed a state of emergency in May.

African Religious Leaders Reject Obama's Call to Decriminalize Homosexuality

Religious leaders in Africa strongly rebuked President Obama's call to decriminalize homosexuality, suggesting it's the reason why he received a less-than-warm welcome during a recent trip to the continent.

Only Half of U.S. Youth Meet Physical Activity Standards

Only about half of U.S. adolescents are physically active five or more days of the week, and fewer than 1 in 3 eat fruits and vegetables daily, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.

Summer Reading 2013

A long tradition at ChurchandCulture.org is the summer reading blog – meaning the once-a-year list of ten books that might be worth your while to peruse during some (hopefully) extra reading time over your summer vacation.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 08, 2013 |
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Egyptian Christians 'Played a Significant Role in Raising' Largest Revolution in History

Christian communities played a large role and face significant risk in what the BBC called "the largest political event in the history of the world."

Was George Carlin Right?

The late comedian George Carlin once said, “Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.”

Morsi Supporters Attack Christian Targets in Egypt After Removal of President

In scattered locations across Egypt, mobs of hard-line Muslims enraged over the deposing of the country's Islamist president last week attacked Christian homes, business and church buildings.

Half of Adults Say Religious 'Nones' are Bad for America

As more Americans identify as religiously unaffiliated, almost half of all adults say the so-called rise of the "nones" is a bad thing for society.

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