A new survey by the Barna Group released just before the Super Bowl suggests that Americans believe professional athletes influence society more than pastors "by more than a three-to-one margin."
- February 05, 2013 |
A study published in the journal Pediatrics in Review says that the $5 billion energy drink industry markets directly to adolescents and that high caffeine consumption is associated with a variety of teen health issues — like insomnia, anxiety, elevated blood pressure, and digestive problems.
An Oregon baker is under investigation by the state for notifying a lesbian woman that he did not make cakes for same-sex ceremonies.
President Barack Obama said in a pre-Super Bowl interview that gays should be allowed in the Boy Scouts of America, .
There has been a seismic shift in outreach that few church leaders are understanding, much less pursuing.
Among files on arrested converts from Islam, kidnapped Christian girls and beaten monks piling up on the desk of a noted lawyer in Egypt, on top is the case of two boys about to be tried for allegedly showing contempt of Islam.
For good or bad, advertisements are a reflection and extension of the culture. So, what did the commercials during last night’s Super Bowl communicate?
This Sunday's Super Bowl between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers is being dubbed the "Harbaugh Bowl" -- or even better, the "Super Baugh."
- February 02, 2013 |
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday proposed accommodations for religious groups concerning the controversial contraceptive mandate, but many religious and conservative organizations say the proposal does not go far enough.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday defeated an amendment that aimed to prevent the Obama administration from transferring F-16 fighter jets and Abrams tanks to Egypt.
A blast outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, killed at least two people, the U.S. State Department confirmed Friday.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
I’ve always liked the poem by William Wordsworth titled “Character of the Happy Warrior.” Though not so intended, it is an appropriate charge to Christians who seek God’s strength in their efforts to engage the culture winsomely.
The recent horrors of finding yet another mass grave in an Aleppo canal are part of what's driving more people toward Syria's borders.
Best friends might play the biggest role in influencing when teens have their first sip of alcohol, new research shows.
The University of Michigan is accused of kicking an InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapter off campus because the group requires its leaders to be Christians -- an apparent violation of the university's nondiscrimination policy.
Pressure from corporate sponsors may be the critical factor in a decision by the Boy Scouts of America to change its policy to allow homosexual scouts, volunteers and leaders.
A top atheist wants the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on atheists as well as homosexuals.
In one of the more intriguing sociological studies of late, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia has determined after a three-year study that families fall into four distinct groups.