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Why Baseball Is More Than Just a Sport

I realize that not everyone loves baseball. In fact, I’m sure some of you don’t even care for it, preferring other sports – or no sport at all. But stick with me here, because with the start of the World Series tonight in St. Louis, I’m reminded that baseball is more than just a sport.

The Boy Who's Becoming a Girl

Thomas Lobel, an 11-year-old boy who was diagnosed with gender identity disorder at age 7, is in the process of becoming "Tammy."

Islamic Extremists in Somalia Behead 17-Year-Old Christian

Militant Muslims beheaded a 17-year-old Somali Christian in his home near Mogadishu while his parents were at work.

Study Shows When Teen Drivers Most Likely to Crash

Teen drivers are about 50 percent more likely to crash in the first month of unsupervised driving than they are after a full year of experience driving on their own.

A Fact Every Parent Needs to Know

In this age of exploding technology, not to mention statistical spin, it’s important to remember that things are seldom as they first seem.

Mexico City Lawmakers Ponder 'Temporary' Marriages

Mexico City's 2009 law legalizing gay marriage could be followed this year with a law allowing temporary marriage licenses.

California Governor Signs Two Transgender Bills

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law that extend special protections to transgender people.

Parents Distracted While Teaching Kids to Drive

A majority of parents admit being distracted by cellphones or other electronic devices — even while teaching their children to drive.

Study Links Swearing on TV to Teen Aggression

A new study finds that the more profanity teens are exposed to through television and video games, the more accepting they are of swearing and the more likely they are to use profanity themselves. Those kids who swore more were also more likely to engage in physical aggression.

Freed Israeli Soldier Returns Home After Five Years

Galid Shalit, held captive by Hamas for five years, returned home today while 1,027 Palestinian prisoners were released in exchange for his freedom.

Dan Wheldon Didn't Come Home

Having lost both of my parents as a young boy, I may have an extra measure of compassion for kids who grow up having prematurely lost their folks.

Islamic Extremist Group Kills Another Christian in Nigeria

Nigerian evangelist Mark Ojunta was killed by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

India: Christian Mission Rescues Two Young Girls from Brothel

Two teenage girls trapped in a prostitution ring in Pune, India, were rescued last week by the Indian Rescue Mission.

Should I Marry a Man with Pornography Struggles?

Below is the latest “Questions and Ethics” query. Help me answer this question by telling me your thoughts in the comments. I’ll weigh in later. And remember to send me your real-life ethical dilemma to questions@russellmoore.com

Chinese Woman Dies During Forced Abortion

A woman who was seized by authorities for violating China's one-child policy died during a forced abortion in her sixth month of pregnancy.

Teens Buzzing for Drunk Gummy Bears

Teens are soaking gummy bears in vodka for several days and eating it to get a buzz.

Close Relationship with Mom Affects Teen Sexual Attitudes

Teen boys who watch a lot of TV and also have a close relationship with their mother are more susceptible to harmful stereotypical views of women and sex, but for girls, a strong attachment to mom acts as a buffer against television's negative effect on sexual views.

Having and Holding Better than Getting and Spending

Married couples who strongly value material things tend to have less marital stability and satisfaction than those who don't, a new study shows.


The median worship attendance at a typical congregation has declined – again – from 130 to 108.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • October 17, 2011 |
  • comments
State Department: Christian Churches in Afghanistan Have Vanished

According to the U.S. State Department, there is not a single public Christian church left in Afghanistan.

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