Attacks on Christians are rising in Arab Spring countries, anti-Semitism is growing around the globe, and people worldwide are paying with their lives for their religious beliefs, according to the 2011 International Religious Freedom Report, released this week at the State Department.
- August 03, 2012 |
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
- August 03, 2012 |
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. defense secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday that time was running out for the international community to halt Iran's nuclear program by peaceful means.
A government official on Tuesday beat and threatened to kill a Christian pastor in the tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, located between India and China.
Missy Franklin has good timing -- no pun intended.
People across the country flocked to Chick-fil-A Wednesday in support of remarks by the restaurant's CEO backing traditional marriage.
There are several fallouts from a culture that is “always on.” For one thing, it's made us impatient.
For months, a group of Hindu extremists in southern India had been blasting high-volume movie music at the prayer meetings of a local Christian ministry -- but in early July, the harassment crossed the line to assault.
Eight Christian trainee nurses were admitted to Pakistan’s Civil Hospital after they allegedly drank poisoned tea.
According to a new detailed analysis, the number of young adults ages 20 to 34 who live with their parents has jumped from 17 percent in 1980 to 24 percent in 2007-09.
Leighton Autrey's faith-inspired painting is on display at the Olympics Art Show in London.
On August 1, 1791 Virginia slave owner Robert Carter started the process of freeing 452 of his slaves. Why aren't we celebrating that?
An article in last Wednesday’s USA Today chronicled in horrifying terms the forced abortion of 31-year-old Pan Chunyan’s baby. The only reason we know about the tragic ordeal, similar instances of which happen frequently in China, is because of the Internet and the explosion of social media users in that Communist-controlled country.
On July 4, four North Korean defectors now living in South Korea joined a Voice of the Martyrs worker to release 10 balloons into North Korea carrying 45,000 gospel flyers plus their personal written testimonies.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, for teens, the first-time use of most substances peaks during the summer months of June and July.
More than 200,000 people have evacuated Syria's largest city, Aleppo, as fighting between rebel forces and president Bashar Assad's regime continues to intensify.
After months in prison and solitary confinement, two Iranian Christians have recently been released.
I promised to share an update with you regarding "the talk" I had with my son Trent over the weekend. Thanks to all of you who offered counsel and prayed for us. It was greatly appreciated!
A coalition of pastors and Christian leaders from southwest Ohio are calling for accountability from the publisher of The Jefferson Lies
A growing number of Chick-fil-A supporters are pledging to take part in Wednesday's Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, while political leaders in Boston and Chicago are backing off statements they made opposing the opening of new Chick-fil-A restaurants in their cities.