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U.S. High Schools Lax in Preventing Dating Abuse

Although dating violence is a recognized problem for U.S. teens, a majority of high school counselors say their school provides no training or guidelines for dealing with abusive romantic relationships, a new study finds.

Presbyterian Church Passes Resolution Against Spanking

The 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) narrowly passed a resolution Thursday against using corporal punishment on children.

Americans Continue to Reduce Giving to Churches

The economy continues to impact Americans' giving to churches and nonprofit organizations, according to a recent Barna Group survey showing that one-third of those surveyed had reduced the amount they gave to churches in the past three months.

Nigerian Attackers Kill Dozens of Christians

Coordinated attacks against Christian villages in Nigeria's Plateau State this weekend left 58 people dead.

Study Ties PG-13 Movies to Teen Smoking

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics estimates that youth smoking could be cut by one-fifth by eliminating smoking from PG-13 rated movies.

Couple Can Sue for Right to Abort

A Montana judge has ruled that a couple who would have aborted their unborn daughter had they known she had cystic fibrosis can sue their healthcare providers.

Episcopal Church Moves Closer to Allowing Transgender Ministers

A legislative body of the Episcopal Church approved on Saturday a proposal that, if it survives a final vote, would give transgenders the right to become ministers.

Here's a Good Daily Habit to Make

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The 'Best' Religious Joke

GQ Magazine once highlighted the greatest jokes. One was religious in nature.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 09, 2012 |
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Study: Kids Experiment with Drugs, Alcohol in Summer

A recent study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicates that kids between the ages of 12 and 17 are most likely to experiment with alcohol, tobacco and marijuana for the first time during the summer months.

Southern Baptists See Membership Decline for Fifth Straight Year

Membership numbers for the Southern Baptist Convention reflect disturbing trends for America's largest Protestant denomination.

Chinese Family Forced to Abort Files Criminal Charges

A Chinese man whose wife was forced to have an abortion has filed criminal charges against the officials responsible.

80 Percent of 10-Year-Old Girls Have Been on a Diet

A study published in the Journal of Christian Nursing finds that 80 percent of 10-year-old girls have been on a diet.

Muslim Congressman: U.S. Schools Should Be Modeled After Madrasas with Quran as 'Foundation'

A video posted July 5 by RealClearPolitics depicts U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-Indiana) saying America's schools should be modeled after madrasas -- Islamic religious schools -- with their "foundation" as the Quran.

Facebook Adds New Icon to Represent Gay Married Couples

Facebook has added a new icon to accommodate gay married couples, which will appear in the "marriage" timeline event pop-up and can be changed between an image of two male or two female partners.

How To Stop Worrying

When the late Dale Carnegie released How to Win Friends and Influence People in October of 1936, the $2 book sold over 100,000 copies its first few months on store shelves. Seventy-three years and 15 million copies later, the title and its content remain timeless.

British Hotel Replaces Gideon Bibles With Kindles Carrying Scriptures

A hotel in Newcastle, England, has replaced copies of the traditional Gideon Bible placed in each of its 148 rooms with a Kindle pre-loaded with the Bible.

College President's Prostitution Site is Legal

A New Mexico state judge has ruled that a prostitution website run by two elderly professors is legal.

What's Hot? 7/6/12

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

North Carolina Legislature De-Funds Planned Parenthood

North Carolina will no longer fund Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider.

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