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When Fire Forces You from Home

If you had only a few minutes to gather up a few select treasures of your life before fleeing a raging inferno, what would you take - and what would you leave behind?

New York City Churches Allowed to Remain in Public School Buildings

The 60 or more New York City churches facing possible eviction from their public school locations will now be allowed to stay.

Archbishop of Canterbury Slams Christians Who Feel 'Disgusted' by Homosexuality

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so "embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted" over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and convey a lack of understanding.

Poll: Americans Split on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

The Supreme Court's nearly split decision on the new health care law is mirrored by the American public, according to a new survey.

Christian Family Murdered in Nigeria

On June 23, some 30 ethnic Fulani Muslim herdsmen armed with guns and machetes stormed into Tidiu Village in Nigeria's Plateau State around 3:30 a.m., slaughtering six members of the Dakibang family in their sleep.

Six Tips for an Easier Family Getaway

In a post last week, I mentioned the many disasters that seemed to befall TV’s Brady family while on vacations. From losing Bobby in the Grand Canyon to getting locked in an old jailhouse, all on the same trip, one might be left with the impression that a family getaway is akin to playing with fire. Why even bother going anywhere? We go because trips can be a lot of fun.

Sudanese Authorities Demolish Two Church Buildings

Authorities in Khartoum demolished two church buildings last week, days after confiscating three Catholic schools, sources told Compass Direct.

  • Compass Direct News |
  • June 29, 2012 |
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Vietnamese Officials Destroy Two New Church Buildings

Officials in Vietnam's Muong Cha district, Dien Bien Province, destroyed two new church buildings of ethnic minority Hmong Christians this month and threatened to tear down a third.

Lesbian Couple Sues Catholic Hospital for Marriage Benefits

A lesbian couple has filed a lawsuit that could impact religious liberty in at least six states.

Muslim Brotherhood's Egypt Win Boosts Islamic Global Agenda

According to Dori Gold, Israel's former ambassador to the U.N., the victory of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi in Egypt will be felt far beyond the country.

What's Hot? 6/29/12

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

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

In a landmark ruling Thursday the United States Supreme Court upheld "Obamacare," the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010), including the highly controversial "individual mandate" provision.

Two Lao, Two Thai Christians Arrested in Laos

Lao officials arrested two Lao and two Thai Christians in Luang Namtha Province earlier this month, seizing them from a private residence in Long district.

When Your Pet Dies

There were two dogs throughout my youth, a pug named Sir George and a Great Dane named Duke.

Requests Spike for 'BibleStick' Devices Providing Audio New Testaments to Troops

A Christian ministry that creates pocket-sized digital audio devices for troops that contain the entire New Testament is reporting that requests for its product are higher than ever as July 4 approaches.

Is Pornography Really Wrong?

When it comes to porn, the question facing many men and women is simple: is it really wrong? Is it really that big of a deal?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 28, 2012 |
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Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Respond to Colorado, New Mexico Wildfires

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is in Colorado and New Mexico as wildfires continue to affect large regions in the nation's west.

Episcopal, Presbyterian Churches to Debate Same-Sex Marriage, Gay Ordination

The Episcopal Church and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will both be debating gay marriage issues in the coming week, and any decisions made may have far-reaching consequences.

Trying to Determine When a Date is a Date

When it comes to two single people of the opposite sex sharing a meal or a movie together, when does it become a “date” – as opposed to just two people of the opposite sex sharing a meal or a movie together?

Colorado Wildfire of 'Epic Proportions' Displaces 32,000

Firefighters are battling inferno-like conditions to try to tame an explosive wildfire that has already displaced 32,000 residents from their homes near Colorado Springs, Colo., including more than 2,000 who live at the Air Force Academy.

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