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CDC: Teen Births at Historic Lows

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), birth rates for U.S. teen mothers have hit their lowest point since the 1940s.

U.S. Teen Drinking and Driving Rate Cut in Half in 20 Years

The percentage of U.S. high school students who drink and drive has dropped by more than half in two decades, in part due to tougher laws against driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a new federal study.

Pastor and 12-Year-Old Daughter Beaten by Radicals in India

A mob of about 20 Hindu extremists wielding clubs broke into the home of a church leader in India while believers were gathered there singing worship songs, destroying his belongings and brutally attacking him.

David Barton’s Founders’ Bible: John Adams and the General Principles of Christianity

More selective citations of the founder from David Barton; this time in the Founders' Bible

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • October 08, 2012 |
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Grace and Truth

It’s common to find people and groups separating grace and truth, but it’s quite clear that Jesus came bringing both. In fact, keeping them together is one of the more important exercises for Christian life and thought. As Henry Cloud has written, truth without grace is just judgment. Conversely, grace without truth is license.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • October 08, 2012 |
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Dutch Euthanasia Deaths Increase by 18 Percent

The annual number of reported deaths by euthanasia in the Netherlands rose by 18 percent to 3,695 in 2011 -- a number that has doubled since 2006.

Abortion Rate Drops in Ohio

A report released Oct. 1 by the Ohio Department of Health shows the Buckeye State currently is experiencing the most significant annual decline in abortions in more than a decade.

Tyndale House Publishers Latest to File Suit Against Contraceptive Mandate

Tyndale House Publishers, a for-profit Christian company, filed the 31st lawsuit against the federal government over its contraceptive health insurance mandate on Oct. 2.

Egypt Frees Boys Held for Alleged Quran Defiling

An Egyptian security official says authorities have ordered the release of two Coptic Christian boys taken into juvenile detention for allegedly urinating on the Quran, but they will remain under investigation.

What's Hot? 10/5/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Poll: PCUSA Members Increasingly Favoring Same-Sex Marriage

According to a recent survey by Presbyterian Research Services, support for same-sex marriage among Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members and pastors has considerably increased since 2005.

What I Saw at Last Night's Debate

"It’s fun, isn’t it?" Those were the words of Governor Romney shortly into last night’s presidential debate with President Obama.

Legal Groups Sue to Overturn California Gay Therapy Ban

Two federal lawsuits have been filed against California's new law banning "reparative therapy" for teens struggling with their sexual orientation.

Coptic Children Arrested for Defiling Quran in Egypt

Two Coptic Christian boys in Egypt, ages 9 and 10, were arrested on Sunday for allegedly desecrating pages of a Quran.

Talking About Sex: Teens Less Comfortable Than Parents

A new survey finds that teens are even less comfortable talking with their parents about sex than their parents are.

Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy: 'We Support Biblical Families'

Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy voiced his support for "biblical families" in one of his first interviews since this summer's controversy over his comments in support of traditional marriage.

Frequent Family Dinners Make a Difference in Raising Healthy, Drug-Free Teens

Over the past 18 years, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASAColumbia) at Columbia University has surveyed thousands of American teens and their parents to identify factors that increase or decrease the likelihood of teen substance abuse. Simply put: frequent family dinners make a difference.

India: Hindu Extremists Break Up Prayer Meeting, Detain Four Christians

A mob of about 50 Hindu extremists broke up a prayer meeting held for the HIV-positive and the blind in Karnataka, India, on September 18.

This NFL Player Said What?

And you thought the matter of replacement referees was controversial.

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Says He'd Vote for Obama

Hugo Chavez, the socialist dictator of Venezuela, has given President Obama his seal of approval.

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