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43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominations Announced

The Gospel Music Association today announced the 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards nominees; the Dove Awards will be held April 19.

This Pastor Faces Execution

Youcef Nadarkhani is an Iranian Christian pastor. He was arrested back in 2009 for protesting compulsory Islamic religious instruction in the public school system.

Christian NBA Star Jeremy Lin Gets Censored in China

New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin has taken the basketball world by storm with his underdog story and Christian faith -- but not Chinese media.

LifeWay Declines Southern Baptist Convention Request to Bar NIV From Stores

Despite a request to remove the 2011 NIV version from its shelves because of concerns regarding gender terms, LifeWay will continue to sell the translation.

Most U.S. Children Born Out of Wedlock

More than half of births to American women younger than 30 are outside marriage, research has found.

Parents' Strict Rules Could Curb Kids' Drinking

Researchers find tight parental controls helps teens avoid alcohol.

Movies Influence Teen Drinking More Than Parents

A new study suggests that major exposure to scenes of alcohol consumption in movies is a bigger risk for teen drinking than having parents who drink or if booze is easily available at home.

Citizens in Five States Likely to Vote on Marriage

It appears likely that citizens in five states will vote on the definition of marriage this year, with the latest addition to that list being Maryland.

New Fears for Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani on Death Row

Yousef Nadarkhani, the Iranian Christian pastor facing a death sentence for "apostasy," looks increasingly likely to be executed.

Would These Men Be Elected President Today?

Would any or even some of the past United States Presidents be elected in today's climate - especially Presidents Washington and Lincoln?

Vermont Introduces Same-Sex Divorce Bill

Vermont became the first state to legalize civil unions 12 years ago, and could become the first state to grant same-sex divorces.

Churches Forced to Stop Farsi Worship in Tehran, Iran

Iran has ordered two of the last officially registered churches holding Friday Farsi-language services -- which attracted many converts -- to discontinue them.

Obama Budget Proposal Eliminates Family-Friendly Education Programs

The Obama administration's proposed budget cancels all federal funding for a popular school choice program in D.C. and abstinence education programs nationwide.

Tale of Two Monks

A story by William J. Bausch.

Influence of U.S. Constitution Declining Globally

The U.S. Constitution was once a model for other nations when writing or updating their own constitutions, but that influence has declined dramatically around the world.

The Greatest Books for Kids

Scholastic Parent & Child have released their list of the "100 Greatest Books for Kids." And with some controversy.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • February 20, 2012 |
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Iran: Church Elder Seized and Imprisoned

A prominent elder of a Tehran church was arrested at work and is now being detained with no charges or reasons for the arrest given.

British High Court Rules Against Prayer at Town Meetings

A British High Court justice has triggered dismay and anger with a recent ruling that prayers at town hall meetings are against the law.

Parents Protest Radical Muslim Group Speaking to Students

Dozens of parents in Tampa protested a public high school's decision to invite a member of the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations to speak.

Persecution of Christians Soars in Iran

Reports from Muslim-majority Iran indicate that Christian persecution is growing worse each day.

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