The State Department designated eight nations as the most serious violators of religious freedom, naming the same countries as the Bush administration: Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan.
- September 16, 2011 |
The reports, studies and news stories seemed to pour out this past week on the diminishing role orthodox Christian faith has in America.
A new University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences study links depression in teenagers to the amount of time they spend on the Internet and playing video games.
There’s a new study out that suggests when compared to gentle and slower animated fare, “fast-paced” cartoons negatively (and immediately) impact a child’s ability to think creatively and regulate their behavior. Are you surprised?
Recently, broadcaster Pat Robertson said a man should divorce his wife with Alzheimer’s in order to marry another woman. This is more than cruelty. This is a repudiation of the gospel.
A federal appeals court rejected the claim of a San Diego-area high school math teacher that his 1st Amendment rights were violated when the school's principal ordered him to take down classroom banners that referred to God.
A new study finds that most parents are concerned about substance use by teenagers and believe that more than half of 10th-graders drink alcohol (just not their own 10th-grader).
While the overthrow of longtime authoritarian rulers has given millions hope for freedom, they have also opened up religious and ethnic minorities to new threats.
President Ronald Reagan used to joke that the nine most terrifying words in the English language were, “I'm from the government and I'm here to help.”
In all, 5.3 million people have been affected, and 1.19 million homes have been damaged. The flooding has inundated more than 4.5 million acres and damaged an estimated 80% of crops.
Do religious labels matter? One East Texas radio station dropped Wallbuilder's David Barton over failure to distinguish between Christian and Mormon theology
In a new study of more than 8,000 American adolescents, researchers have found that dating increases the incidences of depression.
High school students who catch up on sleep over the weekend do worse on attention tests in school than kids who don't get extra shuteye, according to a new study.
A few weeks ago I shared with you my enthusiasm for a new movie based on a terrific book by author David L. Cook, Seven Days in Utopia.
Please join me and the entire Focus on the Family team in praying for Dr. James Dobson.
Evangelical leader Dr. James Dobson suffered several broken bones after a horseback riding accident this past weekend while on vacation in Montana with his wife, son and friends.
President Obama and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani read from the Bible on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City Sunday morning.
What exactly is the church’s mission? In order to answer this question, we must first accurately define the gospel.
Don’t worry about inviting me to church this weekend.