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Why You Can’t Teach Just Abstinence

Do you remember Elizabeth Smart? Her story certainly broke my heart. In 2002, she was kidnapped from her own bedroom in Utah and held captive for nine months.

Threats Stall Event for Ex-Gays

Organizers of a reception for ex-gays have postponed the event after homosexual activists phoned and emailed a dozen threats.

Young Women Delaying Marriage

A new report shows that a woman's average age at first marriage is now nearly 27, the highest in more than a century. The overall marriage rate has also dropped to a new low.

U.S. Marriage Rate Drops to New Low

The marriage rate in the United States is continuing its decades-long downward slide, with fewer American women than ever getting married and others waiting longer to wed.

Fitness Myths

Myths don’t just lurk in the world of physical fitness. They exist in the world of spiritual fitness, and specifically in regard to the health of a church.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 22, 2013 |
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Eight Christians in Iran Sent to Prison for Threatening 'National Security'

Eight Iranian Christians received heavy jail sentences on July 16 after being found guilty of "action against the national security" and "propaganda against the system" -- charges typically leveled against Muslim converts to Christianity in Iran.

Deadly Quake Topples Rural Area in China

At least 75 people were found dead after a powerful earthquake struck a rural area of China on Monday.

I Want YOU… to Share Your Date Night Stories, Questions and Advice

Here at Focus, we’ve long promoted the idea that married couples thrive when they take the time to go on a regular “date night.” Yes, that’s right – in the middle of our fast-paced lives and parenting craziness, husband and wives should put in the effort to plan a time together to talk and connect outside of the normal routine.

Dozens of Christians Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

Gunmen killed six Christians in an early morning attack yesterday on Dinu village in southern Plateau state, a month after Muslim Fulani herdsmen shot a Christian to death in a nearby village, Christian leaders said.

Barely Half of Weekly Churchgoers Think Pastors Contribute 'A Lot' to Society

Fewer than 4 in 10 Americans think clergy contribute "a lot" to society, according to new data from a survey on which professions Americans respect most.

Vietnam: New Believers Pressured to Recant Faith

A young couple in Vietnam who accepted Christ last month have been beaten and threatened by officials.

What's Hot? 7/19/13

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

VIDEO: Watch Cheerios’ Controversial Commercial

Usually commercials for cereal are pretty run-of-the-mill, but there’s one that recently generated a lot of conversation, and even some controversy.

Did You Notice This About the Royal Baby?

The big announcement that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge and the wife of Great Britain’s Prince William, was pregnant came with much fanfare last December.

To Moms Who’ve Received a Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis

Each year, thousands of pregnant couples throughout the U.S. find out through prenatal testing that the child they’re expecting has Down syndrome.

Report: Americans Hold Different Views of What 'Religious' Means

There is a lopsided divide in America about what it means to be a religious person, with a majority believing that it's about acting morally but a strong minority equating it with faith.

Gov. Perry Signs Sweeping Abortion Restrictions in Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the state.

Economic Reality: Back-to-School Shoppers Plan to Cut Back

Despite an improving economy, students and parents will spend nearly 8 percent less this back-to-school season than in 2012, according to an annual survey from the National Retail Federation.

USA Today: 20-Week Ban Too Soon for Down Syndrome Abortions

USA Today's editorial board voiced their objection to Texas' new anti-abortion law earlier this month, arguing that it makes it difficult for people to abort babies with Down syndrome.

The Four "Great" Streams of History

I’ve come to see four main approaches to the writing, telling or teaching of history: 1) The “great man” approach, 2) the “great idea” approach, 3) the “great current” approach, 4) and the “great event” approach.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 18, 2013 |
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