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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.

Five Reflections on Twenty Years

Twenty years ago I planted a church called Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Besides becoming a Christ-follower, and then marrying my wife and being graced with four incredible children, it has proven to be the defining act of my life.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • October 04, 2012 |
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Teens' Late-Night Cellphone Use Linked to Mental Health Problems

Teens who use their cellphones after "lights out" may be at increased risk for mental health problems, as well as lost sleep, a new study from Japan suggests.

President Morsi Denies Christian Persecution in Egypt

Amid eyewitness accounts and reports that Coptic Christians are leaving their homes after threats from Muslim radicals, Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has denied that there is persecution against Christians in the country.

Yale May Not Recognize Christian Fraternity

A newly approved Christian fraternity at Yale University may be denied official recognition and student group funding because it plans to restrict membership to men who believe in Jesus.

Why Strangers May Know Where Your Children Are

At the risk of alarming you, this is something you’ll want to know. Whenever your youngster uses their phone or computer to access the Internet, there are businesses out there collecting, analyzing, dissecting and selling the details of their use to other businesses.

Homecoming Prank Follow-Up and Focus Connection

Last Wednesday I shared with you the touching story of Michigan’s Whitney Kropp. Miss Kropp is the 16-year-old high school student whose classmates attempted to embarrass her by nominating the sophomore to the school’s homecoming court.

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