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Son of Hamas Founder is a Christian Convert, Says Militants Target Civilians

The son of one of founding members of Hamas has spoken out against the militant organization and the way the group targets civilians.

Actress Jennifer Hudson Credits Faith for Bringing Her through Murder of Three Family Members

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson said in a recently-published interview that her Christian faith helped her deal with the pain and grief of losing three family members in 2008.

Iranian Christians Flee to Turkey in Pursuit of Religious Freedom

Many Iranian Christians have fled Iran, moving to Turkey for religious freedom.

Gazan Death Toll Tops 1,000 as Israeli Doctors Provide Care

In a telephone call to Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday night President Barack Obama put pressure on Israeli Prime Minister for an “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire with Gaza.

The Chicken Wing is Really a Thing

The "Chicken Wing" pose of placing a hand on one's hip to form a triangle is often seen on social media sites and is used to make the photo subject appear thinner.

California State University Scientist Fired for Research that Supports Creationism

A scientist at California State University has been terminated for his research which supports creationism. The scientist has now filed suit against the university, arguing that he was fired for his religious beliefs.

Saeed Abedini's Family Permitted to Visit Prison for Prayer and Fellowship

Imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini was permitted to see his family and enjoy a time of prayer and fellowship.

Samaritan's Purse Doctor Contracts Ebola Virus while Called to Treat Others

An American doctor for Samaritan’s Purse has contracted the deadly Ebola virus while treating others who were infected in Liberia.

Confusing Evangelism and Discipleship

The caricature is so tired it’s wearisome to even bring it up, but it’s so prevalent, we must: “If you emphasize evangelism, you must not be doing discipleship.” This is such a patently ridiculous idea it’s almost not worth spending energy to dismiss.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 28, 2014 |
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Guest Post: Is Gordon College Being Bullied?

Standing up for religious freedom and God’s design for human sexuality these days comes at a price, as one Christian college president recently learned.

A Ban on New Church Construction Angers Sudanese Christians

Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion. But this month, conditions worsened after the government announced a ban on the construction of new churches.

Pro-Life Leaders Skeptical of Proposed Obamacare Compromise

Skepticism has greeted the White House’s announcement that it is changing Obamacare rules requiring religious groups to give employees free birth control.

Displaced Palestinian Civilians Find Shelter in Christian Church

About 1,000 displaced Muslim Palestinians have packed inside a Christian church in Gaza, in hopes that it will not be targeted with Israeli rocket fire.

Nick Jonas Losing Christian Image as 'Racy' Music Video Set to Release

Nick Jonas, the youngest sibling of former pop band The Jonas Brothers, is set to release a new solo music video and sources say it might destroy his Christian image.

Warring Factions in Central African Republic Sign Ceasefire

A yearlong battle between Muslims and Christians has ended with a ceasefire agreement in Central African Republic (CAR).

ISIS Militants Demand All Mosul Women Up to Age 49 Undergo FGM

The militant group Islamic State has ordered all women and girls in and around Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said Thursday.

'Tips for Jesus' Donor Leaves $10,000 Gratuity in New Orleans

An unidentified Instagram user known as “Tips for Jesus” has gathered a social media following as he or she leaves large tips on restaurant bills and posts pictures of the receipt.

11 Parents of Nigerian Kidnapped Schoolgirls Dead

During an attack of Kautakari village earlier this month, 51 people were killed; locals have now confirmed that seven of those killed were parents of the girls who were kidnapped from a Chibok school on April 14.

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

John Kerry Presents New Hamas Ceasefire Proposal as Fighting Threatens West Bank

The violence in Gaza and Israel has continued for 18 days and again, the conflicting regions have been presented with a ceasefire proposal.

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