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Opening the Front Door -- Revisited

During a question/answer session at a recent conference, I was asked, "What are the three things most important to having an effective and open ‘front door’ to the church?"

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • November 05, 2012 |
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Traditional Marriage Support Surges in Maryland

A Maryland ballot initiative to legalize same-sex marriage has lost steam.

Egypt: Trouble for Christians as Muslim Brotherhood-Majority Government Drafts Sharia Law

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-majority government continues to debate the phrasing used while drafting its new constitution, which will more than likely have sharia (Islamic law) as its foundation.

The Founders’ Bible: Did Thomas Jefferson Base the Declaration of Independence on the Bible?

On what did Thomas Jefferson base the Declaration of Independence? The authors of the Founders' Bible want you to believe it was the Bible.

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • November 03, 2012 |
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Pro-Life Student Sues LSU for Restricting Free Speech

The Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of a student who found her right to distribute pro-life literature restricted by Louisiana State University.

Israeli Jews Would Prefer a Romney Victory, 57 to 22 Percent

In contrast to a recent survey finding respondents in 21 countries around the world favor President Obama over Mitt Romney by a significant margin, a new opinion poll in Israel suggests that Jews in that country would be much happier to see the Republican candidate win.

Poll: 29 Percent of Pastors Discuss Candidates in Pulpit

A majority of regular churchgoers say their pastor has discussed the importance of voting, while 29 percent say their pastor has taken sides, in sermons, in the presidential race.

Noah's Ark Delayed by Rain?

Both theologians and management consultants like to point out that it wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.

What's Hot? 11/2/12

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

Four Iranian Christian Leaders Each Sentenced to One Year in Prison

An Iranian Assembly of God pastor, his wife and two other church ministers have each been sentenced to a year in prison for preaching Christianity.

CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low; 40.7 Percent of Babies Born to Unmarried Women

The birth rate in the United States hit an all-time low in 2011, according to a report released in October by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Poll of Absentee Voters in Israel Finds Overwhelming Support for Romney

An exit poll of Americans who voted absentee in Israel finds Republican candidate Mitt Romney beating President Barack Obama by a significant margin -- 85 percent to 14 percent.

Texas Woman Forced to Cover Up 'Vote the Bible' T-Shirt at Polls

A woman who voted early last week near Austin, Texas, was forced to cover up her T-shirt that said "Vote the Bible."

How I Will Vote

"Character counts in the presidency more than any other single quality."

Poor Reading Skills Linked to Teen Pregnancy Risk

Preteen girls with below-average literacy are twice as likely to give birth in teen years, a new study finds.

God and Sandy

It has been deemed the most destructive storm, hitting the most densely populated areas of our country, in decades. So where was God?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • November 01, 2012 |
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Study Finds Alcohol Use as a Common Link Between Bullies and their Targets

A new study out of the University of Cincinnati finds that both school bullies and their victims are likely to abuse alcohol after a bullying episode.

Sudanese Bible School Re-Opens Despite Islamist Intimidation

Amid threats of further losses, classes resumed in October at a Bible school and church compound in Khartoum, Sudan, that Muslim extremists torched in April.

Fifth Ad Continues Obama Spotlight on Abortion

President Barack Obama's campaign has launched its fifth television ad targeting Mitt Romney's pro-life views.

Persecuted Indonesian Congregation Refuses to Relocate

In the latest twist in the long-running saga of Bogor City's Taman Yasmin Indonesia Christian Church, authorities decided at a meeting in September that the church, which was forced to close in 2010, would not reopen, but instead should relocate about 7 kilometers away.

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