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Harsh Era Looms in Aceh, Indonesia

The election of a hard-line Islamic governor in Indonesia’s Aceh Province appears to have opened the way for a crackdown on the minority Christian community.

Life Sentences for 'Blasphemy' in Pakistan Overturned

A court acquitted a Christian couple of "blasphemy" charges May 17, overturning their life sentences.

Despite Ceasefire, Syrian Violence Rages On

Syria's Christian community is suffering "enormous distress" as the conflict rages on between supporters and opponents of President Bashar Assad.

What I Saw at Chuck Colson's Memorial Service

The National Cathedral sits atop Mount Saint Alban, the highest point in Washington D.C. It is a majestic and stately site, and it was there on a sunny and breezy May morning this past Wednesday that I had the privilege of joining with friends and family to publicly thank God for the life of my friend, Chuck Colson.

Abortion Groups Alarmed at Growing Pro-Life Support

NARAL's president stepped down this week amid concerns of a lack of abortion support among young voters.

Iranian Official Calls for 'Islamic Awakening' to Destroy Israel

An Iranian official called this week for an "Islamic Awakening" movement to help Palestinian Authority Arabs "demolish the Zionist regime."

Nigerian Reverend Warns of Impending Jihad

The president of the Church of Christ in Nigeria accused Nigerian leaders of failing to curtail the insurgence of Boko Haram Islamists.

What's Hot? 5/18/12

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

Kids Most Likely to Start Abusing Painkillers at 16

Among U.S. adolescents, misuse of prescription painkillers peaks at age 16, earlier than thought, a new large survey analysis reveals.

Church Sues Former Member for Online Criticisms

An Oregon pastor has sued a woman for $500,000 in damages, alleging that her online critiques of her former church amount to defamation.

Do You Let Your Children Play Video Games?

When it comes to video games, Jean and I have a pretty simple and straightforward rule.

Chen Guangcheng May Soon Have Passport, Be Able to Leave China

The Chinese human rights activist has reportedly completed passport applications and has been told passports will be issued to him and his family within two weeks.

Eritrea Protest Vigil Marks 10th Anniversary of Church Closures

A protest vigil outside the Eritrean embassy in London will commemorate the start of the Eritrean government's mass arrests of Christians 10 years ago.

'Remain at Your Posts and Do Your Duty'

On Saturday, April 21, Charles Wendell Colson died. On Wednesday of this week, I attended his memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • May 17, 2012 |
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Faith Groups Oppose Bill Banning Teen 'Conversion Therapy' for Same-Sex Attractions

As California lawmakers consider a bill to ban teens from receiving "conversion therapy," faith-based groups are speaking out in opposition.

What is in the Jefferson Bible?

David Barton claims that Thomas Jefferson included the miracles of Matthew 9 and 11. Look at Jefferson's own words to fact check this claim.

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • May 16, 2012 |
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Two Pastors Set on Fire in Kenya

Last Tuesday, two pastors were burned to death in Mombasa after being falsely accused of theft. Five suspects have been arrested.

What Maurice Sendak Can Teach the Church

Maurice Sendak, who just died, doesn’t seem, at first glance, to have much to teach Christians. But this atheist with a cynical outlook and a foul mouth saw something of the fallen glory of the universe we followers of Jesus sometimes ignore.

Coptic Christians Fear Rise of Islamists on Eve of Presidential Elections

A year ago, Christians in Egypt hoped the revolution would bring them equal rights. Instead, things are worse than ever before.

Would You Take Your Son to a Brothel?

The late Norman Vincent Peale, senior pastor of New York City’s Marble Collegiate Church for over 50 years, grew up in Ohio, a preacher’s kid. His father, Clifford Peale, was a tremendously compassionate man. If there was a need within his congregation, he was determined to meet it.

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