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Two Pastors Set on Fire in Kenya

Last Tuesday, two pastors were burned to death in Mombasa after being falsely accused of theft. Five suspects have been arrested.

What Maurice Sendak Can Teach the Church

Maurice Sendak, who just died, doesn’t seem, at first glance, to have much to teach Christians. But this atheist with a cynical outlook and a foul mouth saw something of the fallen glory of the universe we followers of Jesus sometimes ignore.

Coptic Christians Fear Rise of Islamists on Eve of Presidential Elections

A year ago, Christians in Egypt hoped the revolution would bring them equal rights. Instead, things are worse than ever before.

Would You Take Your Son to a Brothel?

The late Norman Vincent Peale, senior pastor of New York City’s Marble Collegiate Church for over 50 years, grew up in Ohio, a preacher’s kid. His father, Clifford Peale, was a tremendously compassionate man. If there was a need within his congregation, he was determined to meet it.

'Ethnic Cleansing' of Christians in Sudan Continues

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has vowed to rid the Nuba Mountains of Christians and those he claims are agents of the West.

Gallup: Slight Majority Say Homosexuality Morally Acceptable

A new Gallup poll shows that 54 percent of Americans believe homosexuality is morally acceptable, compared with 42 percent who say it is morally wrong.

Watching TV Affects Kids' Eating Habits Beyond Screen Time

Watching TV affects what kids eat even when they are not glued to it, according to a new study.

Sudanese Authorities Close Christian Offices in South Darfur

Security agents in Sudan's South Darfur state have closed down the Nyala offices of the Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) and relief group Sudan Aid without explanation.

Groupon Boycott Grows Over Pornography

Thousands have contacted the online coupon company Groupon to cancel their membership after Morality in Media uncovered Groupon's substantial support of pornography.

The President Should Have Called The Pastors First

There's a curious article in this morning's New York Times detailing the evangelical fallout from President Obama's decision last week affirming his support of same-sex marriage.

London Law Society Bans Christian Group From Holding Discussion on Marriage

The Law Society in London banned a Christian organization from hosting an informal discussion at its headquarters on the issue of traditional marriage.

Egyptians Want to Ditch Peace Treaty With Israel, Poll Shows

A new poll finds 61 percent of Egyptians favor abandoning the Egypt-Israel peace treaty, up from 54 percent a year ago.

Colorado Day of Prayer Ruled Unconstitutional

A Colorado appeals court panel ruled that the state's Day of Prayer violates the constitutional rights of nonbelievers.

Social Media is Brain Candy

In a new study, researchers have found that disclosing information about oneself on social media activates pleasure sensations in the brain.

This is What Moms Really Want for Mother's Day

According to the National Retail Federation, nearly $19 billion will be spent on moms this coming weekend. From flowers to cards to candy, a lot of people will dig deep into their wallets to try and express their love and appreciation for their mothers.

Mother's Day, Every Day

Author Susan Besze Wallace’s “Always There: Reflections for Moms on God’s Presence” was released this month by Revell.

Pastors Disappointed by Obama's Position on Marriage

President Obama's endorsement of gay marriage isn't sitting well with many evangelical pastors.

The 'No' and 'Yes' to Culture Wars

Our goal is to remove every barrier that exists between such persons and their acceptance of the scandal of the cross … except the scandal of the cross!

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 14, 2012 |
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Alabama Town Fights for Right to Keep Bible Verse on Welcome Sign

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has demanded the small town of Sylvania remove Bible verses posted on four welcome signs, but the town has vowed to fight back.

Iranian Officials Heighten Control on Farsi-Speaking Church

Authorities have demanded a list of names and ID numbers of members of Tehran's only remaining Farsi-language church, a major risk to converts from Islam.

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