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Violence Against Christians Spreading in India

Hindu extremist attacks on Christians in Maharashtra state could expand even as violence elsewhere in India grows in areas where extremist groups had not been so active, Christian leaders said.

  • Morning Star News |
  • February 13, 2013 |
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What is Institutionalism and How does it Affect the Church?

Prior to Constantine, the church, although organized, was less institutional and more communal or organic. In other words, the outside world didn’t think of “the church” as that building on the corner. Instead they thought of a community of people who were distinct in both their conduct and character, the overarching characteristics being their love for others, compassion toward the needy, and joy-filled lives.

CDC: Teen Births Hit Record Lows in 2011

The number of U.S. babies born to teen mothers dropped to record lows in 2011, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Egypt: Anniversary of Mubarak's Fall Marked With Protests

On the second anniversary of the fall of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, new protests broke out across the country.

The Power of Our Words

I love reading stories about how people came to their faith in the Lord. It’s humbling to see, time and time again, how God lovingly pursues us, calls us to repentance through the Holy Spirit and gives us the gift of His Son.

Pope Expected to Live Out a Quiet Retirement in Vatican Monastery

Pope Benedict XVI will continue living inside the Vatican once his retirement becomes official at the end of the month, but observers say he will probably keep a low profile both before and after the election to choose his successor.

Obama Nominates First Openly Gay Federal Appeals Court Judge

President Barack Obama last week nominated Justice Department attorney Todd M. Hughes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit -- who, if approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee, would be the first openly gay federal appeals court judge.

Gay Conversion Panel a First at United Nations

Religious leaders and mental health and human rights advocates have convened a panel at the United Nations to discuss the efficacy of gay conversion therapy.

Love, Respect, and Holiness

The Bible is very clear and consistent about the benefits of marriage.

NAACP Threatens Black Pro-Life Advocate

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has threatened to sue a black man for, in his words, "trying to save black babies."

  • Whitney Williams |
  • February 11, 2013 |
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Millennials: Most Stressed Americans

Stress levels for Americans have taken a decidedly downward turn across the USA — except for young adults, whose stress is higher than the national norm, says a newly released survey.

Study: Athletes More Influential than Faith Leaders

The Barna Group released a new study last week finding almost two-thirds (64 percent) of Americans believe professional athletes have a greater influence on society than faith leaders.

An Evangelical Looks at Pope Benedict XVI

With Pope Benedict XVI's shocking resignation this morning, evangelical Christians might be tempted to see this the way a college football fan might view the departure of his rival team's head coach. But the global stakes are much, much higher.

Botched Late-Term Abortion Leaves Mother Dead

Operation Rescue reports a 29-year-old woman died Feb. 7 after Maryland abortionist LeRoy Carhart botched her third-trimester abortion.

Songs That Save

Here’s the deal: We all have a song to sing that is ours alone. The key is to do it through who, and how, God made us.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • February 11, 2013 |
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Pope Benedict to Resign at the End of February, Vatican Says

Pope Benedict will resign on February 28 "because of advanced age," his spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said today.

Reaching Our Young People

Churches have built youth centers, hired youth ministers, developed youth programs, provided youth activities, sponsored youth camps, and offered worship services for youth by youth, all the while youth stream out of their doors in record numbers...

Seven Million Will Lose Health Insurance Under Obamacare

President Obama's health care plan will push nearly 7 million people out of their employer-provided health insurance coverage -- nearly twice the previous estimate, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office.

Peggy Noonan on Why the Paul Harvey Ad Worked

Paul Harvey Super Bowl Commercial

Obama Administration's Increased Use of Drones Under Scrutiny

The Obama administration's use of drone strikes is under heightened scrutiny after the country learned that the federal government considers it legal to use drones to kill Americans overseas if an informed, high-level official believes the citizen poses an imminent threat.

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