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Vermont Introduces Same-Sex Divorce Bill

Vermont became the first state to legalize civil unions 12 years ago, and could become the first state to grant same-sex divorces.

Churches Forced to Stop Farsi Worship in Tehran, Iran

Iran has ordered two of the last officially registered churches holding Friday Farsi-language services -- which attracted many converts -- to discontinue them.

Obama Budget Proposal Eliminates Family-Friendly Education Programs

The Obama administration's proposed budget cancels all federal funding for a popular school choice program in D.C. and abstinence education programs nationwide.

Tale of Two Monks

A story by William J. Bausch.

Influence of U.S. Constitution Declining Globally

The U.S. Constitution was once a model for other nations when writing or updating their own constitutions, but that influence has declined dramatically around the world.

The Greatest Books for Kids

Scholastic Parent & Child have released their list of the "100 Greatest Books for Kids." And with some controversy.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • February 20, 2012 |
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Iran: Church Elder Seized and Imprisoned

A prominent elder of a Tehran church was arrested at work and is now being detained with no charges or reasons for the arrest given.

British High Court Rules Against Prayer at Town Meetings

A British High Court justice has triggered dismay and anger with a recent ruling that prayers at town hall meetings are against the law.

Parents Protest Radical Muslim Group Speaking to Students

Dozens of parents in Tampa protested a public high school's decision to invite a member of the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations to speak.

Persecution of Christians Soars in Iran

Reports from Muslim-majority Iran indicate that Christian persecution is growing worse each day.

Gambling and the Common Good

Too many of our “opponents” see us as morally-prissy Victorians who don’t want people doing “naughty” things in our presence. Let’s demolish that pretense.

What's Hot? 2/17/12

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

Egypt: 20,000 Muslims Attempt to Kill Pastor and Torch Church

A Muslim mob attempted to break into a church and kill a pastor who they accused of abducting a Muslim girl.

A Few Words About Jeremy Lin

Commentators are suggesting that Jeremy Lin is just what the NBA needed, a “Taiwanese Tebow,” as some have dubbed him, pointing to his outward expression of the Christian faith and his ability to capture the attention of sports fans everywhere.

U.K. Innkeepers Fined for Turning Away Gay Couple

A pair of Christian innkeepers were ordered to pay $5,800 in damages to a gay couple they refused to allow to share a double room.

NYC Church Evictions Temporarily Lifted

A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order to allow New York City churches to continue to meet in public schools for 10 more days.

Deaths Rise Among Youngest Drivers

After several years of decline, a new study shows fatalities among 16- and 17-year-old drivers in the first half of 2011 increased by 11% over the same time period in 2010.

Relationships Key to Teens' Mental Health

Interpersonal relationships at home, school and with peers appear to be critical for positive mental health among young Canadian teens, a major study suggests.

Christian Student Quits School Choir Over Islamic Song Praising 'Allah'

A Colorado high school student quit the school choir after an Islamic song containing the words "There is no truth except Allah" made it into the repertoire.

Pinterest: Next Wave in Social Media?

Online pinboarding site Pinterest has reached more than 11 million unique monthly users in the US alone, making it the fastest independent site to reach over 10 million users. Is it the next wave of social media?

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