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8 Lessons from the World's Happiest Couples

The May edition of Reader’s Digest features a breezy article titled "Is Your Marriage Normal or Nuts?"

Teens Eating Their Way to Heart Disease

According to a new study from the American Heart Association (AHA), a whopping 80 percent of American teenagers are eating foods that will make them prime candidates for heart disease.

Ohio School Takes Down Jesus Portrait Under Legal Threat

A portrait of Jesus that had adorned a southern Ohio public school district building since 1947 has been taken down after officials decided they could not risk losing a lawsuit to the American Civil Liberties Union.

Nearly Half of Young Women Live With Boyfriend Prior to Marriage

Nearly half of women ages 15 to 44 say their "first union" was cohabitation rather than marriage, according to a new survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Matt Lauer and Tall Poppies

The last few weeks, Matt Lauer has been mercilessly roasted with calls for his replacement. I’ve never seen anything like it.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • April 04, 2013 |
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North Korean Church Leaders Ask for Prayer Amid War Preparations

North Korean church leaders are asking Christians worldwide to pray for their country amid increased war threats and combat preparation by North Korean military officials.

Islamic Horde Attacks Christian Area of Gujranwala, Pakistan

Incited by calls from mosque loudspeakers after a dispute between Muslim and Christian youths, a Muslim mob attacked a Christian neighborhood in Gujranwala, Pakistan, injuring at least five Christians and damaging a church and dozens of shops and vehicles.

Planned Parenthood Lobbyist Champions Killing Babies Born Alive

A Florida Planned Parenthood official made a case for post-birth abortions last week at a hearing for a state bill requiring abortionists to provide medical assistance to a baby born alive.

Poll: 55 Percent of Blacks Say Gay Rights Not the Same as Civil Rights

A new poll shows that 55 percent of African-American adults do not agree with the LGBT community's claim that gay rights are the same as civil rights.

Ability to Connect Relationally in Early Adolescence Predicts Later Outcomes

According to a new study, teens who had trouble connecting well with their peers in early adolescence had difficulty establishing close friendships in young adulthood.

Syria in Danger of Replicating Christian Exodus in Iraq

The World Evangelical Alliance's human rights ambassador has warned that Christians are being "chased from their homes" in Syria.

Baseball, Yogi and You

In honor of the opening of the baseball season this week, I thought I’d share some “Yogi-isms” with you. There’s a little Yogi in all of us, or at least there should be.

Indian Missionary Freed After Fighting False Charge in Prison for Eight Years

An Indian missionary sponsored by Gospel for Asia was recently released from prison after fighting a false charge behind bars for the past eight years.

Hobby Lobby Gets Boost in Battle Against Abortion Mandate

Hobby Lobby's legal battle against the federal government's abortion/contraceptive mandate received a boost March 29 when the full 10th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear the company's case.

'The Bible' Series Finale Draws 11.7 Million Viewers

The series finale of the History Channel's "The Bible" got a big boost from viewers for its series finale on Easter Sunday, which included the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

Pre-College Parental Chat May Reduce Freshman Drinking

New study finds parent-child discussion influences how students handle alcohol choices and peer pressure.

How to Get a Great Idea

Have you ever wondered where great ideas come from?

77 Percent of Americans Think Morality is On the Decline; 1 in 3 Think the Bible is the Answer

A new report finds Americans overwhelmingly -- 77 percent -- believe morals are declining in the U.S., with the most-cited cause for the decline a lack of Bible reading.

Obama Attends Easter Service Where Pastor Criticizes the 'Religious Right'

President Barack Obama attended Easter services at an Episcopal church near the White House and heard a sermon that criticized "captains of the religious right" for holding some people back.

Sexual Activity Rare Among Young Adolescents

The notion that the youngest adolescents – ages 10 to 12 – are more sexually active today than in the past is greatly exaggerated, says a new report in the journal Pediatrics.

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