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Evangelist Billy Graham Admitted to Mission Hospital

Evangelist Billy Graham was admitted August 12 to Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., near his home in Montreat, for evaluation and treatment of a pulmonary infection thought to be bronchitis.

Long-Disputed Tennessee Mosque Opens

The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, Tenn., opened Friday following a two-year legal battle to stop it -- with leaders holding midday prayers in the new building.

Federal Court Upholds Hawaii Marriage Amendment

A federal court on Wednesday upheld a Hawaii law defining marriage as the union between one man and one woman.

Bibles Now on List of Prohibited Books in Uzbekistan

n what some in Uzbekistan think may be a change in the authorities' repression policy, there has been an apparent increase in confiscations of privately owned religious books from homes during raids.

The Greater Mysteries

What happens when we die? It’s a question that presses upon the human imagination. And Christians are no exception.

Thomas Nelson Stops Publication of David Barton's The Jefferson Lies

Citing factual errors and lost confidence, the Christian publisher announced it was pulling the book

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • August 10, 2012 |
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What You Won't Hear at the Olympics

Next to the actual moment of victory, one of the most inspiring scenes at any Olympics has to be the sight of a gold-medal athlete on the winner’s podium, watching and often singing their nation’s anthem as the flag of their respective country is hoisted high in celebration.

Black Bishop Encourages Christians to Leave Democratic Party

A black Virginia bishop is calling for Christians to leave the Democratic party over what he describes as a "cult-like devotion" to abortion and "rejection" of the traditional family.

North Korea: 70,000 Christians 'Locked in Concentration Camps'

Though sources confirm North Korea has eased or lifted a number of restrictions -- such as bans on Western foods -- since Kim Jong Un succeeded his father, Kim Jong Il, there is no evidence of any improvement in the condition of the persecuted church there.

What's Hot? 8/10/12

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

Publisher Thomas Nelson Pulls David Barton's Controversial Book on Thomas Jefferson's Faith

The Thomas Nelson publishing company has decided to cease publication and distribution of David Barton's controversial book The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson, saying it has "lost confidence in the book's details."

Poll: 13 Percent Support Chick-fil-A Boycott, 31 Percent Plan to 'Eat Mor Chikin'

A Rasmussen Reports poll shows that 13 percent of likely voters support a boycott of Chick-fil-A after the company's president expressed support for traditional marriage, while 31 percent of likely voters said they would participate in the counter-boycott by eating more often at Chick-fil-A.

More Than 60 Christian Leaders Sign Letter Extending Support to Chick-fil-A

More than 60 leaders of Christian and pro-family organizations signed a letter extending their support to Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy and his biblical position on family.

More Kids Being Treated With Antipsychotics for ADHD

A new study finds the use of powerful antipsychotic medications to control kids with ADHD has skyrocketed in recent years, though the use of these drugs are considered "off-label."

Fewer Students Buy Soda but High Sugar Drinks Still Available on Campus

Half as many adolescents as in 2006 can still buy high-calorie sodas in schools, but other sugary beverages remain easily available onsite, a survey showed.

Dear Stay-at-Home Mom

You’ll never convince me that anybody works harder than a mother. Parenting is a joy-filled experience, of course, but it also requires a tremendous amount of effort. The legendary writer John Steinbeck once put it quite succinctly. "It takes courage," he wrote, "to raise children."

Canadian Man Sues to Stop 'Anguish' of Lord's Prayer

A Canadian man is suing his local government to stop the recitation of the Lord's Prayer before council meetings, claiming the practice causes him "anguish, discrimination, exclusion, rejection and loss of enjoyment of life."

Is America a Christian Nation?

The National Association of Evangelicals recently polled its leadership as to whether they felt the United States was a Christian nation. The answer was overwhelming.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 09, 2012 |
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Nigeria: Suspected Members of Boko Haram Kill Evangelist

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamist group Boko Haram killed an evangelist at his residence in the Mafoni ward of the city of Maiduguri at 6:30 p.m. Monday night.

Olympic Archer: My Identity is in Christ

Jacob Wukie, part of the U.S. men's archery team that won a silver medal in London, says he wants to use his new platform to share the gospel with other Olympic athletes.

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