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Anti-Christian Incidents Nearly Doubled in Indonesia in 2011

Additionally, at least 36 regulations to ban religious practices deemed deviant from Islam were drafted or implemented in 2011.

Many Teen Girls Mistakenly Think HPV Vaccines Cut Risk for All STDs

Nearly one in four girls who gets the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine mistakenly thinks that her risk of getting other sexually transmitted diseases is lowered, a new study indicates.

Canada to Create Office of Religious Freedom

Canada's government is preparing to install an Office of Religious Freedom within the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Ministry Warns Iran Could Kill Imprisoned Pastor in Secret

Yousef Nadarkhani could spend another year in jail, and there are no assurances he will not be executed.

This is Why Children Make You Laugh

It's common to get caught up in the serious side of life, and how can we not? It’s a rare day that we don’t encounter somber circumstances of one sort or another.

Planned Parenthood's Annual Report: 329,455 Abortions, $487.4M in Tax Dollars

The report shows an increase in the number of abortions performed at its clinics and a continued decline in the number of adoption referrals.

2012: The Year of Persecution?

More Christians will be persecuted in 2012 than any year in recent memory.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 05, 2012 |
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Nigeria Deploys Troops to Aid Christians, Experts Fear Civil War

Two platoons were sent to Plateau and Borno states just days after Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency there.

Lots of Exercise May Boost Kids' Grades

A Dutch review of prior research reveals that the more physically active school-aged children are, the better they fare in the classroom.

Mom and Dad Can be Held Responsible for Teen Drinking

...even if they didn't know it was going on in their home.

App Downloads Hit Record High

For the first time in a single week, more than 1 billion apps were downloaded. Buoyed by new devices given as Christmas gifts, 1.2 billion apps were downloaded in the last week of December.

Why the Iowa Caucus Mirrors Life

It seems fitting to begin the New Year with talk of an important election.

Poll: Churchgoers as Digitally Engaged as Non-Churchgoers

American churchgoers are just as likely to use Twitter, Facebook and the Internet as non-churchgoers.

Chinese Authorities Deny Facility to Church, Arrest 48 From Outdoor Service

Authorities once again thwarted Shouwang Church's efforts to rent a worship facility, and arrested 48 from an outdoor service.

Explosive Growth of Christianity, Missions in Sub-Saharan Africa

The largest growth in Christianity during the past 100 years has occurred in sub-Saharan African countries.

U.S. Releases $40 Million to Palestinian Authority

The U.S. has unfrozen $40 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority, and the Obama administration wants to allocate more.

The Next Billy Graham Might Be Drunk Right Now

Whenever I start to get discouraged about the future of the church, I remember a conversation I had a few years ago with evangelical theologian Carl F. H. Henry on what would turn out to be his last visit to Southern Seminary before his death...

A 'Christ-Centered' Alternative to Girl Scouts

The founder of a faith-based alternative to the Girl Scouts credits God for her organization's continued growth.

A Baby to Be Born Every Eight Seconds in Jan. 2012

Is the U.S. headed for overpopulation? No, say many Christian leaders.

New Year's Resolutions Your Family Can Live With

I think that with the right attitude going in, the following resolutions can help to get the New Year off to a positive start.

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