Andy Griffith, the television icon Americans adored for his role as the town sheriff in the 1960s sitcom "The Andy Griffith Show" and later as a stern defense attorney in the drama "Matlock," died July 3, 2012. He was 86.
- July 04, 2012 |
All it takes is a 30-second perusal of the supermarket tabloids to confirm what you already know: There is an excessive, if not obsessive, draw to celebrity in the culture.
- July 04, 2012 |
A judge in South Carolina decided to sentence a drunk driver to more than just eight years in prison, adding that the convicted person must also do a Bible study.
More than one-quarter of Texas teens have sent naked photos of themselves through text or email, according to the latest study on "sexting."
The Game Show Network (GSN) announced the premiere date for the original series The American Bible Challenge, an original one-hour game show hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy.
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that involves people in the acceleration of Bible translation efforts, is working in Nigeria to provide new technologies that will enable safer communication for translation workers.
The wise person, as he grows older, must turn to the perfecting of his creative and appreciative abilities, which mellow and improve with age. He must take inventory of his personality, realizing that whatever it is now, so it will tend to be in later years, multiplied many times.
Thomas Jefferson was a slave owner who declared all men equal. How can Christians respond to this contradiction?
Recent research shows multitaskers feel emotionally satisfied, but their results lag behind single-taskers.
The ancient Church of the Nativity in the Palestinian town of Bethlehem has been placed on the list of World Heritage sites by the United Nations' cultural arm.
At least 18 people have died and 66 have been wounded in Kenya’s northeastern town of Garissa on Sunday when assailants burst into the Africa Inland Church (AIC) and Catholic church, shooting at worshippers with firearms and detonating grenades.
Possibly one of the most devastating things that can happen to us as Christians is that we cease to expect anything to happen. This may be one of our greatest troubles today.
If you had only a few minutes to gather up a few select treasures of your life before fleeing a raging inferno, what would you take - and what would you leave behind?
The 60 or more New York City churches facing possible eviction from their public school locations will now be allowed to stay.
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so "embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted" over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and convey a lack of understanding.
The Supreme Court's nearly split decision on the new health care law is mirrored by the American public, according to a new survey.
On June 23, some 30 ethnic Fulani Muslim herdsmen armed with guns and machetes stormed into Tidiu Village in Nigeria's Plateau State around 3:30 a.m., slaughtering six members of the Dakibang family in their sleep.
In a post last week, I mentioned the many disasters that seemed to befall TV’s Brady family while on vacations. From losing Bobby in the Grand Canyon to getting locked in an old jailhouse, all on the same trip, one might be left with the impression that a family getaway is akin to playing with fire. Why even bother going anywhere? We go because trips can be a lot of fun.
Authorities in Khartoum demolished two church buildings last week, days after confiscating three Catholic schools, sources told Compass Direct.
Officials in Vietnam's Muong Cha district, Dien Bien Province, destroyed two new church buildings of ethnic minority Hmong Christians this month and threatened to tear down a third.