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Thoughts on "42"

Growing up in Southern California in the 1960s and ‘70s, the Los Angeles Dodgers were my team. I can still hear the poetic Vin Scully calling the games on the radio. (Pictured below) His play-by-play was the soundtrack of my summers.

Why the Media Blackout Over the Gosnell Trial?

Yesterday’s USA Today ran a piece by Kirsten Powers, a columnist and political commentator, that questioned why the trial of Kermit Gosnell isn’t making front page news.

Seven Christians Killed After Church Shelled in Central African Republic

A weekend of violence left 20 dead, seven of whom were Christians, after three artillery shells crashed into a Central African Republic church.

Book endorsed by David Barton claims American colonists were Ephraimites

Evangelical leader David Barton endorses book which touts Latter Day Saint views of history and prophecy

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • April 16, 2013 |
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Famed Journalist and Christian Mentor John McCandlish Phillips Dies at 85

John McCandlish Phillips Jr., an acclaimed New York Times reporter who left his job to become an evangelist, died April 9 at age 85 after a long bout with pneumonia.

Planned Parenthood of Delaware Accused of Unsafe Conditions

Two former workers from Planned Parenthood of Delaware say the Wilmington abortion center’s unsanitary and unsafe conditions put women at risk.

Earthquake in Iran, Dozens Feared Dead

At least 40 people are feared dead in Iran and seven more in Pakistan after a powerful earthquake near the countries' shared border.

Kermit Gosnell and the Gospel

Yesterday I was typing the name “Kermit Gosnell,” and my phone auto-corrected the name to “gospel.” I shuddered momentarily.

High Media Use Linked to Poor Academic Performance in College Students

A new study finds that high use of social media among college students was associated with lower grade point averages and other negative outcomes.

Richard Land to Head Southern Evangelical Seminary

Richard Land, the evangelical culture warrior who was set to leave his job with the Southern Baptists after a series of controversies, will step down early to become head of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, N.C., in July.

Two Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Two explosions have been reported near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street as thousands of people gathered for the race.

Pope Forms Advisory Board to Reform Catholic Church

Pope Francis has set up an advisory board of eight cardinals from around the world in an effort to bring change to the church's administration.

Obama Awards Catholic Army Chaplain Medal of Honor

Reverend Emil Kapaun, an Army chaplain and candidate for sainthood in the Catholic Church, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama.

Brennan Manning Dies at 78

American author, friar, priest, contemplative and speaker Brennan Manning passed away at the age of 78.

Thirty Barriers to Growth

If a church isn’t growing, what is keeping it from fulfilling its full redemptive potential?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • April 15, 2013 |
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Is Gay "Marriage" Inevitable?

In the minds of many folks, the debate is over and same-sex “marriage” is a done deal. But is it?

Libya Releases Four Egyptian Christians from Prison

Libya released four Egyptian Christians accused of proselytizing from prison on Thursday, after imprisoning them for more than a month.

Dare to Dream Again

When it comes to a professional career, what percentage of people do you think are doing what they really want to do?

Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Workers Recount Horrors

Dr. Kermit Gosnell has been charged with killing a female patient and seven babies allegedly born alive at his abortion clinic in inner-city Philadelphia.

What's Hot? 4/12/13

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

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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