A new study found that children who spend more time in less structured activities are better able to set their own goals and take actions to meet those goals without prodding from adults.
Humanitarian group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has reported that Syrian children are being used by the military in horrifying ways.
An Atheist group has challenged the existence of the “Ground Zero cross” at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
ISIS is demanding Christians in Mosul to pay a poll tax. The tax of $250 does not apply to Muslim citizens.
Boko Haram is behind another abduction in Northeast Nigeria. The militant group kidnapped 60 women and girls, and 31 boys from villages in the area.
One day after Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim was released from prison, she has been re-arrested by authorities.
Same-sex marriage is in the news. That’s partly the result of various national-level religious liberty debates stemming from Christian photographers, florists and bakers conscientiously declining to participate in homosexual marriage ceremonies – and the lawsuits that they’ve had to face.
Turmoil in Iraq is ongoing, as ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) continues to take over Iraqi cities.
A prominent Egyptian Christian has received a five-year prison sentence for documenting religious persecution against the church.
Pope Francis announced Saturday that Italian Mafia members are excommunicated from the Catholic Church.
Ignite Church of Joplin Missouri has adopted a new strategy to attract men to the parish; the church recently held a gun raffle as a form of outreach to get men in the door.
Washington D.C.’s National Cathedral welcomed Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge to preach on Sunday; it was the first time that the historic church permitted an openly transgender priest to speak at the pulpit.
A Christian radio host has been arrested on account of child sex charges. John Balyo of Michigan, the morning host of WCSG Radio, has been accused of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim will be released from prison. The 27-year-old had been in prison with her 20-month-old son and 4-week-old daughter awaiting a sentence of 100 lashes and hanging for apostasy.
A new multi-year study has found more than half of college graduates are still relying on their parents or other family members for financial support.
Israel attacked Syrian troops with air raids Sunday night, killing 10 Syrian soldiers and destroying a command center.
What occupied Jesus the moments before His atoning death for the sins of the world? Not surprisingly, He was concerned that the world would recognize His gift.
Two cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court are of special interest to many people of faith because they deal with the issue of religious liberties.
Ukrainian believers are being caught in the violent and growing conflict between their homeland and Russia, the superpower that has dominated their nation for centuries.
- June 20, 2014 |