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2012 Christy Awards Given Out in Orlando

The 13th annual Christy Awards, which honor each year excellent Christian fiction, were given out the evening of July 16 at the Rosen Center Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

Should Officials Have Accepted This Answer?

United States Olympian Ryan Hall will be one of three runners representing America during the upcoming men’s marathon in London.

Oregon to Vote on Marijuana Legalization

An Oregon initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana has qualified for the November ballot, placing the state alongside Colorado and Washington in voting on the issue this year.

Gallup Reports New Low in Religious Confidence

Americans' confidence in organized religion, slowly but steadily declining since the 1970s, slipped to a new low in the latest survey by the Gallup Organization.

Syrian Christians Evacuated From Bombed-Out City of Homs

Residents trapped in Christian neighborhoods in Syria's bombed-out city of Homs were evacuated last week after an agreement between army and rebel forces.

Penn State Sin Makes Every Man a Suspect

ust when you didn’t think Penn State’s sexual abuse scandal could get any worse, last week’s independent investigation revealed that it’s done just that.

Teens Who Play on Multiple Sport Teams Less Likely to Become Obese

Teens who play on more than one sports team during the year are far less likely to become overweight or obese, a new study suggests.

UK Hotel Replaces Gideon Bibles with Pornographic Novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

The bestselling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey by British author E.L. James may be outpacing the Bible in popularity, as one British hotel manager has decided to replace Gideon Bibles traditionally stocked in guest rooms for copies of the book.

European Parliament Resolution Strongly Condemns Forced Abortion in China

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution strongly condemning forced abortions and sterilizations under China's one-child policy, including the forced abortion at seven months of Feng Jianmei last month in China's Shaanxi Province.

Obama Administration Directly Funds Planned Parenthood

The Obama administration has again circumvented state or local governments to fund the country's leading abortion provider.

Rethinking Evangelism

Evangelism involves effectively communicating the gospel of Jesus Christ with the goal of seeing an individual come to saving faith in Christ.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • July 16, 2012 |
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School Wins Case Against Counseling Student Expelled for Anti-Gay Views

A Georgia student has lost another round in her battle with Augusta State University over her expulsion from the school's counseling program for saying she disagreed with homosexuality and wanted to work with conversion therapy -- helping clients stop living a gay lifestyle -- after graduation.

Alliance Defense Fund Changes Name

Nearly two decades after its founding, the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) announced in July that it will be called the Alliance Defending Freedom.

Can a Christian Judge AND Love?

A meme has been circulating in the Christian community for some time now. It’s the curious notion that making judgments about the behaviors and lifestyles of others is unchristian.

India: Hindu Extremists Demolish Christian Houses, Church

On June 6 in Assam, India, Hindu extremists demolished three houses belonging to Christians, as well as a place of worship.

Iranian Pastor's Six-Year Sentence Upheld

Iran's Revolutionary Court recently upheld imprisoned pastor Farshid Fathi's six-year sentence for "political offenses," forcing him to complete a prison term that began more than 18 months ago.

U.S. Military Holds First Gay Pride Event

The U.S. military broke with history on June 26, holding its first celebration of homosexuality at the Pentagon.

Why Mike Huckabee Makes Me Laugh

I appreciate a guy who doesn’t take himself too seriously.

State Department Official Defends Decision Not to Designate Boko Haram a Terrorist Organization

The State Department's top official for Africa this week defended the decision not to designate Boko Haram as a "foreign terrorist organization" (FTO) -- but then used the term "terrorist organization" in reference to the Nigerian Islamist group.

What's Hot? 7/13/12

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

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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