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LGBT, Occupy DC Groups Set to Protest National Prayer Breakfast

Two groups are scheduled to attend the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., tomorrow morning.

U.S. Military: Taliban Set to Retake Power in Afghanistan

The U.S. military said in a leaked report that the Taliban, backed by Pakistan, are set to retake control of Afghanistan after NATO withdraws its forces.

Only One in Four Kids Wear Sunscreen Regularly

A new study shows only 1 in 4 children regularly uses sunscreen.

Children Psychologically Damaged When Parents Fight Over Money

A study published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence confirms what many American children are likely feeling these days: When parents bicker over money, it seriously damages the kid’s well-being.

Why is This So Offensive?

Since 1963 a mural that contains a very brief school prayer has been hanging in the gymnasium of Rhode Island’s Cranston High School.

Do New CDC Stats Prove 'Safe Sex' is a Myth?

45.3 percent of teens who gave birth as a result of an "unintended" pregnancy conceived while either using "highly effective" or "moderately effective" contraceptive methods.

Christian Charged With Blasphemy in Pakistan Denied Bail

A judge denied bail to a young Christian man charged with desecrating the Quran under Pakistan's blasphemy laws despite the lack of evidence against him.

Divorce Causes "Irreparable Harm" to Children

A new study on divorce, confirms what most people already know – even if they are not willing to admit it: divorce causes “irreparable harm” to the whole family, but particularly to the children.

Fewer Teens Desperate to Drive

This generation of teens have fewer licensed drivers than recent generations. Expert suggests the Internet is the cause.

Church Planter and Church Leaders Kidnapped in India

A staff member and two church leaders from a California-based church planting ministry have been captured in western India.

'Tebow Bills' Abound

Several states have introduced legislation to allow homeschoolers to play sports at their local public schools, as Tim Tebow did in Florida.

A Gift of Thanks For You

The public’s reaction to the John 3:16 ad which ran during the NFL divisional playoff game between Tim Tebow’s Denver Broncos and the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots has given me and the team here at Focus on the Family a much needed lift.

'Courageous' Hits No. 1 in Nationwide DVD Sales

The church-made film "Courageous" surprised critics once again by becoming the No. 1-selling DVD nationwide for the week ending Jan. 22.

Egypt: 3,000 Muslims Attack Christian Homes and Shops

A mob of more than 3,000 Muslims looted and torched Christian-owned homes and shops after a false rumor spread about a Coptic man.

'Father' and 'Son' Ousted From Trinity in New Bible Translations

Three major Christian organizations are removing the words "Father" and "Son" from new Arabic Bible versions because the terms are "offensive to Muslims."

Court Says Student's Faith May Have Led to Expulsion

A federal appeals court ruled that a counseling student who declined to advise a gay client might have been expelled from her university because of her faith.

If You Had One Day to Live Over

Is the source of your own happiness -- joy?

Learning from CarMax

A reluctant, even hostile customer became a raging fan – and all it took was a different process. Same transaction, same product, same goal, but a radically different experience.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 30, 2012 |
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2012 to Be a 'Nightmare' for China's Underground Churches?

2011 saw the greatest number of human-rights violations in China in two decades, but some watchdog groups say 2012 might be even worse.

N.Y. Senate Committee Passes Bill to Override Ban of Church Services in Schools

The Education Committee passed a bill as the first step toward overriding a city policy banning churches from holding weekend worship services in rented public schools.

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