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Facebook Considers Lifting Age Restrictions

Facebook is exploring ways to open the site to children younger than 13, the current and widely flouted age restriction for users.

Court: Christian Photographer Can't Refuse Gay Ceremonies

Attorneys for a Christian wedding photographer say they will appeal a New Mexico court decision that ruled she violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to photograph a lesbian commitment ceremony.

Obama Issues Gay Pride Month Proclamation

For the fourth straight year, President Obama has issued a proclamation recognizing June as Gay Pride Month, saying "more remains to be done" in advancing gay issues.

Does Twitter Feed Narcissism or People?

Saturday’s New York Times featured a fascinating story on the power of the social media service, Twitter, when it comes to spreading the Gospel.

Uptick in Church Closures, Attacks in Indonesia

Anti-Christian incidents in Indonesia are on track to surpass last year’s increase, according to the Jakarta Christian Communication Forum.

  • Vishal Arora and Victor Ambarita |
  • June 06, 2012 |
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Student Loan Debt on the Rise

Debt from educational loans in the U.S. rose 3.4 percent to $904 billion in the first quarter, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

California Church Sponsors Billboard in N.C. Apologizing for Gay Marriage Ban

A San Diego, Calif., church led by a gay pastor has sponsored a billboard in North Carolina apologizing to gay residents about the state's recent constitutional ban on gay marriage.

Christians March Down Fifth Avenue for Historic Stand in Support of Israel

On Sunday, June 3, hundreds of Christians from dozens of churches around the New York City metropolitan area joined with more than 35,000 participants in the Celebrate Israel Parade.

Early Puberty Linked to Depression

Going through early puberty puts a child at greater risk for anxiety and depression later in adolescence, according to researchers at the University of Melbourne.

Target Blocks Group's Emails Complaining About Gay Pride Shirts

Target has blocked emails from the conservative American Family Association after its supporters began urging the retailer to pull its collection of gay pride T-shirts.

Three Reflections Every Dad Should Read

Today’s Focus on the Family radio program features some very moving reflections about fathers and fatherhood and the reminder to make the most of your fleeting years as a dad.

New Islamic Group Emerges in Nigeria

A new radical Islamic group has been established in Nigeria, which could result in more attacks against Nigerian Christians.

Program Pairs Mentor Fathers With Fatherless Boys

As 37 percent of children in the U.S. are growing up in fatherless homes, an organization called Fathers in the Field aims to help fatherless boys ages 7 to 17 by pairing them with mentor fathers from local churches.

Chinese Couple Gets Record Fine for Having a Second Child

A Chinese couple who managed to avoid authorities long enough to give birth to a second child were fined 1.3 million yuan ($204,000) after family-planning authorities deemed them "rich in assets."

Thoughts on Homosexual Comic Book Characters

When it comes to the latest comic book news, I’m reminded of what the late humorist Will Rogers used to say: “All I know is what I read in the newspapers.”

Southern Baptist Leader Richard Land Loses Radio Show Over Trayvon Martin Comments

Southern Baptist Convention leader Richard Land, who was accused of plagiarism in a radio segment in which he said civil rights leaders had used the Trayvon Martin case to stir racial tensions, will lose his weekly program.

Losing Their Religion, Gaining Our Voice

Gen X-ers, as they age, are bucking all conventional wisdom and not returning to the religious fold. Why is this news?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 04, 2012 |
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Abortion Facility Exposed by Activists Surrenders License

A Birmingham, Ala., abortion business surrendered its license to the state's Department of Public Health and ceased operations on May 18.

NAACP Leader Opposes Group's Same-Sex Marriage Support

The Rev. Keith A Ratliff, Sr., NAACP state conference president for Iowa and Nebraksa, said he is in prayer about his relationship with the organization following its endorsement of same-sex marriage.

JCPenney Releases Father's Day Ad Featuring Two Gay Dads

JCPenney has released a Father's Day print ad featuring a real-life same-sex couple hugging their two young children.

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