The suspension of thirteen Major League Baseball stars today is a sordid and layered story, to be sure. That the investigation has played out over the course of several years is just one indication of the many protagonists and antagonists (and a whole lot of money) in the mix. Simply put, it’s a mess.
- August 05, 2013 |
A new study finds only 44 percent of U.S. teens had obtained a driver's license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state.
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Would you miss the birth of your child for the largest paycheck of your life?
Lately, we don’t even want to call a sin a mistake. We want to turn everything we do into a virtue. So lust becomes “sensuality,” and anger just means being honest with your emotions.
- August 01, 2013 |
It’s not an easy road – but it’s a road that can be walked well. That’s the core message of our two-part broadcast: there is hope. By making a decision to put the kids first, divorced parents can raise their children in a loving environment despite the challenging circumstances.
- August 01, 2013 |
More than one third of teen guys and girls say they have been physically, emotionally or sexually abused in dating relationships, a new survey says.
Keeping teens engaged in school helps reduce their risk of behavior problems, substance use and dropping out, according to a new study.
Why don't Christian college professors cite David Barton favorably? Here is his answer...
Scientists love to study how happy parents are (or aren’t). Year after year, news outlets report on the topic, touting studies that they say either find how unhappy parents are, or how much satisfaction and “positive emotion” children bring to their parents’ lives.
By now you’ve heard that pastor and bestselling author Rick Warren returned to the pulpit this past Sunday for the first time since his son’s suicide in April.
- July 30, 2013 |
A new Florida State University study has found that adolescent boys who are hurt in just two physical fights suffer a loss in IQ that is roughly equivalent to missing an entire year of school. Girls experience a similar loss of IQ after only a single fighting-related injury.
No matter how good you design a church service to be, if the children's ministry is bad, people won't come back - unless they're folks without kids.
What struck me about this exchange was how this woman perceived hospitality. It mattered to her. Intuitively, she understood why it mattered that we extend warmth and care to others. Hospitality – or the lack of it – says something about us, and how we see the value of others.
Organizations representing Nigerian Christians called on the United States to officially recognize Boko Haram as a terrorist group at a press conference on Thursday in the nation's capital.
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One of the nation's most prominent evangelical leaders wants to know why President Obama has remained silent as Iran tortures an American pastor held captive in one of the Islamic republic's most notorious prisons.
A video of Dustin Hoffman has gone viral. In it, the acclaimed actor shares the real reason why he agreed to star in the 1982 hit, “Tootsie,” a film about a man who dressed up as a woman to get more work.
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina have passed new restrictions on the state's abortion clinics. The law's passage comes as new polls show that most Americans favor restricting abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy, rather than the 24-week mark established under current law.
Protests and rallies are taking place in Egypt almost daily now, weeks after President Mohammed Morsi was removed from office.
- July 25, 2013 |