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San Diego State's LGBT Major Raises Concerns

The new Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender studies major is raising questions about economics and religious liberty.

Cross Removed from Chapel at Afghanistan Base

A large cross outside a chapel on a military base in northern Afghanistan was taken down, prompting outrage from soldiers stationed there.

40 Percent of Youths Attempting Suicide Make First Attempt Before High School

While about one of nine youths attempt suicide by the time they graduate from high school, new findings reveal that a significant proportion make their first suicide attempt in elementary or middle school.

Half of 12-Year-Olds are on Facebook

Pew Internet & American Life Project, has found that nearly half of American 12-year-olds -- 45% -- have profiles on social networking sites, which means 1.78 million 12-year-olds are evading Facebook’s age limits.

Some Fear Megachurch Bubble May Soon Burst

Some say aging pastors and huge overheads may threaten the longevity of megachurches as we know them.

Amid Economic Downfall, Greeks Attend Church

In the midst of economic turmoil, leadership changes and a looming recession, more Greeks are turning to their faith.

What They Don’t Teach Lawyers…or Ministers

There are wonderful exceptions, I know, but by and large, the contemporary American seminary mirrors the contemporary American law school – and in all the worst ways.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • November 28, 2011 |
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Egyptian Mufti Downplays Christian Persecution

Egypt's highest Islamic legal official denied that Coptic Christians faced religious discrimination in the Muslim-majority country.

U.S. Birth Rates Hit New Low

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a drop in national birth rates for the third straight year.

'Arab Spring' Means 'Christian Winter' For Persecuted Christians

For the small Christian minorities in the Middle East and Africa, the "Arab Spring" has resulted in increased persecution.

Saudi Journalist Warns: It's 'The Muslim Brotherhood Spring'

A Saudi journalist and expert on Islamic fundamentalism says the Arab Spring should be renamed "The Muslim Brotherhood Spring."

Thankful for the Fleas

This Thanksgiving, give thanks to God for every good and perfect gift.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • November 26, 2011 |
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More Businesses Than Ever Rated 'Gay-Friendly'

What do Toyota, Starbucks, Delta Airlines and Apple have in common? They all received perfect scores for their gay-friendly policies.

Malaysia: Subtle Attempts to Convert Christian Preschoolers?

Christian parents are concerned about subtle attempts to impart Islamic teachings and practices to children in rural state preschools.

India: Pastor Arrested for Baptizing Muslim Converts

Christian leaders call for the release of a Kashmiri pastor arrested on charges of forced conversion for baptizing Muslim converts.

City Drops Fines Against Bible Study Hosts

San Juan Capistrano, Calif., agreed to pay back the $300 it had fined a couple this summer for hosting a Bible study in their home.

Study: Only 46 Percent of Children Grow Up in Intact Homes

A new study shows that only 46 percent of children in the United States will reach age 17 having grown up in a home with biological parents who are married.

In Washington, a Five-Fold Increase in Lobbying by Religious Groups

The number of religious groups lobbying in Washington has increased fivefold since 1970 to become a nearly $400-million industry.

Adolescent Boys More Prone to Delinquency Without a Father

A new study finds adolescent boys are more prone to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives.

Seconds and Thirds

Tomorrow’s celebration of Thanksgiving conjures up so many memories for all of us. As I’ve shared in the past, my recollections of the holiday as a child bring with them a mixed bag of emotions.

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