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Most Parents Not Aware Teen Is Using "Study Drugs"

Many parents are not aware that their teenage children abuse "study drugs," a new poll suggests.

Georgia Governor Orders Bibles Returned to State-Owned Parks

Ed Buckner, an atheist, didn’t like the fact that Bibles were in cabins at Georgia state parks, so he protested and they were removed while the state attorney general looked into the matter. Not long afterwards, however, the attorney general issued a ruling saying the state was on firm legal ground because it hadn't paid for the Bibles and therefore wasn't officially endorsing religion.

Saudi Arabia Sentences Men to Prison, Lashings for Role in Woman's Conversion to Christianity

Two men accused of helping a young woman flee Saudi Arabia after her conversion to Christianity were sentenced to prison terms and lashes with a whip by a Saudi court last week.

Oklahoma Sorrow

Tonight in Moore, Oklahoma there are individuals who lost spouses and children who lost parents. Scores of people lost friends and loved ones.

Deadly Storms Hit Oklahoma

Samaritan's Purse is responding to devastating tornadoes that hit the Oklahoma City area Sunday and Monday.

Department of Education to Eliminate 'Mother,' 'Father' From Student Aid Forms

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that student financial aid forms will begin using the terms "Parent 1" and "Parent 2" rather than the gender-specific terms "mother" and "father."

Vermont Nears Approval of Assisted Suicide

Vermont is a step away from becoming the third state to legalize physician-assisted suicide.

Florida Man Charged With Murder for Tricking Girlfriend into Abortion

28-year-old John Andrew Welden tricked his pregnant 26-year-old girlfriend, Remee Lee, into taking a pill used to induce labor and cause an abortion. Lee's baby died after she unknowingly took the medication.

Iranian Christians Face 'Systematic Persecution and Prosecution'

Iran's treatment of its Christian minority has come under fresh scrutiny in recent months with some damning verdicts on the country's human rights record.

The Cult of Personality

A growing phenomenon within the ranks of churches, large and small (but mostly large), is the cult of personality. It’s when a person becomes the center of attention rather than Christ; an individual looms larger than a mission; a figure is given more status than the organization itself.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 20, 2013 |
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Human Cloning Breakthrough Prompts Religious Objections

News that scientists had for the first time recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos prompted dire warnings from religious leaders who say the research crosses a moral red line and could lead to designer babies.

Judge Tosses Out Most of Abuse Lawsuit Against Sovereign Grace Ministries

A judge has dismissed most of a civil lawsuit against Sovereign Grace Ministries days after it was amended to add names and changes, but the ruling didn't address the allegations of sexual abuse because the plaintiffs didn't sue in time before the statute of limitations expired.

35 Steps to a Better Life 2013

What I’m going to share with you today is a version of a popular email forward. The author is unknown. But because the advice is so simple and foundational, it’s probably worth reviewing again.

Pressure Builds Against Christians in Sudan

As pressure between Sudan and South Sudan builds, it seems that the church in Khartoum may expect renewed scrutiny and accompanying pressure.

James Dobson Ministry Accuses IRS of Discrimination

A Colorado-based Christian ministry says it has been the subject of biased treatment from the Internal Revenue Service.

Cleanup Underway After Deadly Texas Twisters

Massive cleanup is underway in Texas after 16 tornadoes ripped through the state Wednesday night, leaving at least six people dead and several still missing.

What's Hot? 5/17/13

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

More Americans Now See Homosexuality as Orientation From Birth

Currently, 47 percent of Americans view being gay or lesbian as a sexual orientation individuals are born with, while 33 percent instead believe it is due to external factors such as upbringing or environment.

Boy Scouts of America Approaches Vote on Gay Membership

Next Thursday, some 1,400 members of Boy Scouts of America's national council are expected to vote on the resolution seeking to revise the organization's membership policy on homosexuality at their annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas.

Blasphemy Charges Becoming New Weapon Against Egyptian Christians

According to a new study, blasphemy and evangelizing accusations are disproportionately used against members of Egypt's Christian minority -- particularly those working in education.

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