A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
- September 20, 2013 |
We get their calls and emails all the time: people who are going through the unthinkable and reach out to us hoping for hope. It’s never easy to understand why these men and women – often through no fault of their own – are hurting so badly. And, indeed, it’s an age-old question: Why do bad things happen to good people?
- September 20, 2013 |
Snapchat is attempting to change its reputation from an app for sexting teens to a wholesome service that's fun for the whole family.
A Chinese woman has come forward to say she was forcibly aborted at nine months into her pregnancy in 2011.
Abortion centers throughout the United States are shutting down at an unprecedented rate. The total so far this year is 44, according to a pro-life organization that tracks clinic operations.
It’s clear to me that one of the most prevalent afflictions might be termed a church’s “culture of complacency.” Complacency has to do with self-satisfaction, a sense of contentment regarding the state of things.
Christian women in Pakistan are among the country's poorest and most hated citizens because they are both the "wrong" religion and the "wrong" gender.
We receive hundreds of thousands of inquiries every year from people seeking relationship and family advice – and among the top topics are moms and dads asking about their adult children.
A pastor from Damascus paints a sad picture of the situation in the Syrian capital.
Though small evangelical congregations have long relied on unpaid pastors, mainline churches haven't. They've generally paid full-time or nearly full-time salaries. That's changing, however, as churches face declining numbers and look to new ministry models to make ends meet.
“Hot Pocket.” To many folks, those two words bring to mind a stand-up comedian more than a frozen food. If that isn’t the case with you, allow me to introduce Jim Gaffigan, a funny man who can serve as an example of wise cultural engagement.
Asserting that Tanzania's Zanzibar Island is not a place for Christians, suspected Muslim extremists threw acid on a 60-year-old Catholic priest on Sept. 13, sources said.
Researchers say binge drinking has declined while "extreme" binge drinking (having 10 or more drinks in a row) levels remain steady.
Study finds adolescents are eating healthier, exercising more.
Muslims in southern Egypt killed two Christian men for failing to pay them protection money.
Early on Thursday morning, Sept. 5, police in Germany raided two communities belonging to a Christian sect and took custody of 40 children.
In the latest night raids by Muslim herdsmen and soldiers in Plateau state, a Christian and his two teenage sons this month were killed and his wife wounded.
The American Center for Law and Justice has launched an online campaign to help secure the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is serving an eight-year prison sentence in Iran because of his Christian faith.
There’s something beautiful about a life well-lived. When someone consistently lives out their values in a million (sometimes quiet) ways, others notice – and are blessed by the legacy.
At least 12 people have been killed in the Washington Navy Yard shooting, according to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.
- September 16, 2013 |