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Half of Teens Couldn't Live Without Their Phone for a Week

In a new survey, half of all teens said they couldn’t live without their mobile device for a week, while 36% said they weren’t able to go 10 minutes without checking their phones.

Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2016

Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List. It provides a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall.

Conservative Law Firm Fights Atheists' Suit Over Cross at 9/11 Museum

A lawsuit filed by the group American Atheists to keep a revered cross out of the National September 11 Museum is being challenged by a conservative law firm that defends the public display of religious symbols.

Have a Quiet Child? Here are Three Things You Must Do

Susan Cain is the best-selling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking. A popular lecturer, the Harvard-trained lawyer offers terrific insight and advice for everybody in her book, but especially for parents who have quiet-tempered children.

My Response and Three Challenges to David Barton

Recently, David Barton criticized our efforts to fact check his claims about Thomas Jefferson. Here is my response along with three challenges.

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • August 22, 2012 |
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Study Reveals U.S. Hostility to Religious Liberty

A new survey conducted by Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council reveals nearly 600 incidents of hostility toward Christianity that have occurred in the U.S. in the last 10 years.

Study: Most Religious States Give More to Charity

According to a new report released by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, charitable contributions are higher in states that have larger populations of religious people.

Chinese Believers Threatened with Labor Camp for Refusal to Join Government Church

Three staff members of Houcun house church in Lichuan County in China's Jiangxi Province were summoned to the county government August 7 by police and the Religious Affairs Bureau and were coerced to join the government-controlled "Three-Self" Patriotic Movement church.

United Church of Canada Votes to Boycott Some Israeli Products

The United Church of Canada, Canada's largest Protestant denomination, has approved a recommendation to boycott products produced in Israeli settlements located within Palestinian territories -- the West Bank and the Gaza Strip -- with the intent of putting pressure on the Israeli government to stop expansion of the settlements.

High School Daze: The Perils of Sacrificing Sleep for Studying

A new study finds that when teens give up sleep for studying, the next day all kinds of things can go poorly.

Time With Parents Important for Teens

A new longitudinal study has found that spending time with parents is important to teens' well-being.

The Secret to Finding Joy

Do you want to have Christian joy?

Two More Churches in West Java, Indonesia, Sealed Off

Two more churches in Indonesia's West Java province have been forcibly closed amid opposition and disputes over paperwork.

Good News for Bad Preachers

Great preachers are the ones who preach really bad sermons. The difference is that they preach really bad sermons when they’re young, and are sharpened for life by critique.

Wounded FRC Security Guard: 'I Feel God Put Me in a Position to Be There at That Time'

The security guard who stopped a gunman at the Family Research Council last week, despite suffering a shot to the arm, said God put him there at that time to stop the attack.

German City Becomes First to Officially Recognize Islamic Holidays

The city of Hamburg, Germany, has become the first in the country to officially recognize Islamic holidays by allowing Muslim employees and students to take time off to celebrate.

Reaching Out to the Unchurched

I want to make sure that churches understand their models. And specifically, that if you want to be a church for the unchurched, you understand what that means.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 20, 2012 |
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Video: How to Make a Difference

In East Los Angeles you’ll find a little boy with a big imagination. Only 9 years old, Caine Monroy spent his summer at his dad’s auto parts store with nothing much to do. So with the help of a little packing tape and a lot of creativity, he turned a back room full of empty boxes into a makeshift arcade.

Pat Robertson vs. the Spirit of Adoption

f you want to see the gospel of Christ that has energized this church for two thousand years, turn off the television.

Author, Professor Calvin Miller Dies

Calvin Miller, a longtime pastor, author and seminary professor, died August 19.

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