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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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Christians in Sudan Face Increased Hostility

Despite a promise by the Sudanese government to grant its minority Christian population religious freedom, church leaders there said they are beset by increased restrictions and hostility in the wake of the South Sudan's independence.

Queen Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill in England, Wales

England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave "royal assent" to a same-sex marriage bill.

Rhode Island Governor Vetoes 'Choose Life' License Plates

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have authorized the issuance of license plates that say "Choose Life" to raise money for a Christian crisis pregnancy center that opposes abortion.

Busiest Abortion Clinic in Virginia Closes Thanks to Pro-Life Law

The busiest abortion business in Virginia is closing, thanks to pro-life laws requiring abortion facilities to meet stricter health and safety standards.

How Couples Can Work Through PTSD

Yesterday I wrote about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from the perspective of military marriages – what might couples expect after a war veteran returns home.

Social Networking Keeps Families Connected

A new study says familial relationships can benefit from the wealth of positive interactions that social networking brings.

Christians Flee Villages in Egypt's North Sinai After Terrifying Murders

Christians in two villages in North Sinai, Egypt have fled for their lives after a priest was gunned down and a Christian businessman was abducted and killed, his decapitated body dumped onto a street.

Family Violence Can Lead Boys to Aggression and Drug Problems

A new study suggests that boys exposed to familial violence become increasingly aggressive toward their peers at school.

Another Christian Dies in Eritrean Prison Camp

Yosief Kebedom Gelai, a recently converted single Christian, died July 5. Yosief, 41, had been sick for a long time, but harsh treatment at a secret Medefera incarceration center aggravated the effects of the unknown disease.

Former New York Times Writer Blasted for Creationism

Virginia Heffernan, a former New York Times technology and culture writer who now writes for Yahoo! News, wrote in a column last Thursday that she believes God created the world. Criticism has been swift.

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