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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.

Starbucks' Same-Sex Marriage Stance Fuels Boycott Campaign

Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz adamantly reaffirmed his company's support for same-sex marriage. His comments have refueled a boycott campaign by the National Organization for Marriage.

  • WORLD News Service |
  • April 01, 2013 |
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University Puts 'Stomp on Jesus' Professor on Administrative Leave

A Florida university has put a professor who told his students to write "Jesus" on a piece of paper and stomp on it on administrative leave.

Five Ways to Help Your Student Finish the 2013 School Year Strong

Have your children been infected with a case of spring fever?

Massive Bail Required of Christian Prisoners in Iran

Four Christian converts from Islam arrested last year for alleged evangelistic activities had to post enormous bail amounts in order to be released from an Iranian prison.

The Monday After Easter (2013)

This is a blog with a very specific audience. I know it may exclude some of you, but it may be healthy for you to eavesdrop.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • April 01, 2013 |
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Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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