For teens with learning disabilities, more positive relationships with significant adults in their lives can improve their social and emotional lives, according to a new study.
In an impromptu White House press conference on Friday, President Barack Obama spoke on his administration's recent decision to file a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to strike down California's Proposition 8, saying there was "no good reason" for a ban on same-sex marriage.
The General Commission on United Methodist Men has joined conservative voices urging the Boy Scouts of America not to open its membership to homosexuals.
Officials at Florida's Rollins College ordered a group of students to shut down a Bible study they were holding in the privacy of a dorm room -- saying it violated the rules.
Anyone who has been a Christian for almost any length of time understands God as “our Father.” Having received salvation at the age of twenty-one, I, too, understood the concept of God as Father but it wasn’t until last year—at the age of fifty-two—that I truly began to understand the fatherhood of God beyond the abstract.
Sometimes it is the redefinition of a word or phrase that is at the heart of our most important cultural transformations – and challenges.
The nation's largest Protestant group on Feb. 19 added its voice to the growing chorus urging the Boy Scouts of America to maintain its ban on openly gay members and leaders.
The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments in late February in the case of a science teacher fired for talking openly with students about his Christian faith and theories of intelligent design.
- March 03, 2013 |
Yale is considering joining Brown, Penn, Harvard and Cornell universities by picking up the tab for students who want sex changes.
- March 02, 2013 |
Parents who talk to their kids about their own past drug use may not be helping their kids to avoid drugs.
Sudan's president has pledged to preserve religious freedom in his proposed "100-percent" Islamic constitution, but Christians doubt the prospect in light of increasing persecution.
The Chicago Public Schools district plans to start teaching children sex education in kindergarten. Its Board of Education passed the new policy Wednesday, which mandates that teachers spend a set amount of time on sex education lessons at every grade level.
The following essay was penned for The Wall Street Journal by our friends, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett. As a friend of mine wrote on Facebook this morning, “All thoughtful, no thumping.” But what do you think?
It is not a rumor. David Barton presented a story from a Louis L'Amour novel as historical fact. Shades of George Washington and the cherry tree...
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In Mubi in northeastern Nigeria, Christians do not dare step out of their homes after 8 p.m., church leaders say, and many Christians are too afraid of Islamic extremist attacks to attend church services.
Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., convened a hearing on Wednesday on the rise in anti-Semitism across Europe, calling it a threat not only to Jews, but to other religious minorities and the ideal of tolerance in general.
President Barack Obama's administration will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriages to resume in California, the furthest step Obama has taken in favor of gay rights, an administration official said Thursday.
- February 28, 2013 |
Hundreds of major corporations from across the country have collectively signed on two Supreme Court briefs supporting gay marriage.
- February 28, 2013 |