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Boy Scouts Pressured by Corporate Sponsors to Change Policy on Gays

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.

Boy Scouts Urged to Lift Ban on Atheists

A top atheist wants the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on atheists as well as homosexuals.

Four Families

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.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 31, 2013 |
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Another Reason I Love Chick-fil-A

How can we be used by the Lord to help turn hearts toward Him if we're not willing to sit and listen to the hearts of those who don't acknowledge Him as Lord?

Poll: More Than a Quarter of Americans Say God Influences Sporting Events

As millions look forward to watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, a new poll finds more than a quarter of Americans believe God "plays a role in determining which team wins" at sporting events.

Television Ads May be Driving Kids to Drink

A new study finds that seventh-graders who are exposed to alcohol -- and who say they like the ads -- may experience more severe problems related to drinking alcohol later in their adolescence.

French, Mali Forces Make Gains Against Islamists

French and Mali army troops have made key gains against Islamic rebels in northern Mali in recent days.

Are the Boy Scouts Endangering Boys?

To the shock and disappointment of many of us, the Boy Scouts of America released a statement indicating the possibility of changing its policy that prevents the participation of openly practicing homosexuals.

Arkansas Senate OKs Guns in Churches

The Arkansas Senate has passed a bill that lifts a ban on carrying concealed weapons in church.

Under-Reporting Obscures Martyrdom of Christians in India

Four Christians in India died for their faith last year, but incomplete information obscured the anti-Christian hostility in three of the deaths.

  • Morning Star News |
  • January 30, 2013 |
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Baptist Leaders Predict 'Mass Exodus' From Boy Scouts Over Gay Member Decision

The Southern Baptist Convention expressed extreme disappointment to news that the Boy Scouts of America will likely end a longtime ban on gay members, with SBC officials predicting a mass exodus out of Scouting by Baptist churches.

Vandals Desecrate Pro-Life Memorial Site Dedicated to Babies Killed by Abortion

Vandals in Waco, Texas, on Saturday desecrated a memorial site dedicated to unborn babies killed by abortion.

Teachers Flip for 'Flipped Learning' Class Model

A technology-driven teaching method known as "flipped learning" is catching on in schools across the nation as a younger, more tech-savvy generation of teachers is moving into classrooms.

Porn Infiltrating Vine Video-Sharing App

Pornography has quickly appeared on the newly-launched six-second video clip app Vine (associated with Twitter).

Pastor Saeed's Lawyer Will Appeal Eight-Year Prison Sentence

Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison for his Christian activities, revealed that there will be an appeal against the sentence.

Video: Why I Will Risk My Reputation

I had the pleasure of sitting down recently with my friend and colleague, Kim Trobee, to discuss the general principles that I wrote about in my latest book, REFOCUS: Living a Life that Reflects God's Heart.

Algerian Convert Fights Proselytism Verdict

The attorney for a Christian shocked to learn that he had been convicted of pressuring a Muslim to leave Islam said after an appeals hearing on Jan. 23 that the verdict was utterly unfounded.

  • Morning Star News |
  • January 29, 2013 |
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New Mexico Bill Would Prevent Abortions After Rape as 'Evidence Tampering'

A New Mexico lawmaker has drawn fire for proposing legislation to classify an abortion after a sexual assault as "tampering with evidence."

Redefining Masculinity

Boys are quickly running out of role models in a society that sees men as largely irrelevant.

Egypt's Morsi Declares State of Emergency Amid Protests

Two years after the overthrow of former president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's Islamist president Mohammed Morsi is facing a wave of protests against him and his government.

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