Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a bill on Friday banning American families from adopting Russian orphans, apparently in retaliation for U.S. criticism of his nation's human rights record.
CNN host Piers Morgan, who is already facing angry deportation calls from thousands of Americans over his attacks on the Second Amendment, is calling for a gay marriage amendment to the Bible.
According to a new study by the think tank Civitas, Christianity faces being wiped out in the "biblical heartlands" in the Middle East because of mounting persecution of Christians -- with militant Islam the primary reason for the oppression.
Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! I want to share something fun and educational with you.
U.S. Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied a request to immediately block part of Obamacare that requires employers to provide the "morning after pill" and similar drugs.
A newly released study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that 25.8 percent of American children live in single-parent homes.
A study of 2,000 British parents found that the 10th most popular Christmas list request this year for children aged 3 to 12 was "a dad."
Without any prior notice or summons from police, a Christian convert from Islam in Algeria received word on Dec. 11 that he had been convicted of pressuring a Muslim to leave his religion.
It’s always exciting to review events of the past year.
It was a bad Christmas for Iranian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who has been returned to jail on an earlier charge.
At least 12 Christians, including a pastor and a deacon, were killed by unknown gunmen in separate attacks in northern Nigeria on Christmas Eve.
Fifty years ago tonight ABC Radio aired a delightful "live" broadcast of legendary newscaster Paul Harvey reporting from the North Pole.
Do you have real young children? A cross-country flight with a 2-year-old can be a wearisome and stressful adventure.
More than a third of Americans -- 36 percent -- believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are the "end times" described in the New Testament.
Jailed Iranian pastor Behnam Irani, who last month was denied hospitalization despite his critical condition, wrote a letter from his prison cell before Christmas, ministering to Christians in his country and thanking God for letting him share "very little of" Jesus' suffering on the cross.
In a complex, "always on" world, perhaps what we need to remember is that we need to intentionally unplug every now and then.
As I prayed about the ongoing heartache surrounding the school shooting in Connecticut, I thought about the fact that many of the children who appeared in Focus on the Family’s "John 3:16" advertisement that aired earlier this year are the same age as many of the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Mayans were wrong about the calendar. But they weren’t wrong that the arc of history is headed toward something cataclysmic.
- December 23, 2012 |
Christmas music is nearly inescapable every December -- and according to a new LifeWay Research study, most Americans enjoy it.
- December 23, 2012 |
A pastor in Lahore, Pakistan, has been threatened for evangelizing in the Punjab province.
- December 22, 2012 |