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'Hate' Is Too Big a Word to Be Used with Such Little Restraint

The simple truth is, "hate" is far too big a word to be thrown around with such little discretion.

Gospel or Justice, Which?

Some evangelicals talk as though personal evangelism and public justice are contradictory concerns, or, at least, that one is part of the mission of the church and the other isn’t. I think otherwise.

Did You Hear What Ozzie Guillen Said?

Where do you find your happiness? From where does your joy come?

Early Bedtime, Early Rising Keeps Teens Fit

A new study suggests that going to bed early and rising early could be a principal factor in combating obesity and enhancing overall fitness for teens.

Teens With Lots of Friends More Likely to Start Drinking

Adolescents with large social networks of friends and acquaintances are more likely to start drinking alcohol than teens who play a less central role in their high school social scene.

Selective Hearing

As you begin a new month and week, do you have ears to hear what the Lord is saying to you?

Teen's Drinking Swayed by Dating Partner's Friends

Teens are more influenced by the drinking habits of their romantic partners' friends than they are by the habits of their own friends or romantic partners, a new study finds.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Courageous

If you're looking for a convicting, uplifting, encouraging and redeeming film, Courageous, which opens today nationwide, is it.

You Can Make a Difference!

Many of you are already a friend of the family, of course. But I'd like to invite you to take your commitment to families one step further by joining a special group of our most loyal supporters, called Friends of the Family.

Breaking: Death Sentence Still Imminent for Iranian Christian Pastor

The American Center for Law and Justice suspects Iran is spreading false information about the case of Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who faces execution for refusing to recant his Christian faith in court.

  • Religion Today |
  • September 30, 2011 |
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What's Hot? 9/30/11

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

Pulpit Freedom Sunday: Just because you can doesn't mean you should

The Alliance Defense Fund is encouraging pastors to vet candidates for their flocks. Should they?

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • September 30, 2011 |
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Pat Robertson Responds

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Robertson’s comments on divorce and Alzheimer’s. More problematic, though, was Robertson’s flippant response to the abhorrent theology behind the whole issue...

On David Barton's claim that Unitarians were a "very evangelical Christian denomination"

Christian historians and original sources dispute the claim that Unitarians were ever evangelical

  • Dr. Warren Throckmorton |
  • September 29, 2011 |
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Roger Ebert's Curious Faith

It would have been hard to grow up in America during the past 40 years having never seen or heard the name of Roger Ebert.

VIDEO: Tim Hawkins -- Things You Don't Say to Your Wife

Many of you are familiar with Tim Hawkins, the popular Christian comedian. He is a husband and father of four children -- and a very funny man.

As Minds Get Quicker, Teenagers Get Smarter

Adolescents become smarter because they become mentally quicker.

Sleepy Teens More Likely to Have Risky Behavior

Most teens don't get enough sleep, putting them at greater risk for a slew of unhealthy behaviors, from physical inactivity to fighting, according to a new U.S. study.

Vanderbilt Christian Groups Threatened with Shutdown

Vanderbilt University has decided five on-campus Christian groups are in violation of the school's non-discrimination policy and has placed the groups on "provisional status."

  • Religion Today |
  • September 28, 2011 |
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Laos: Officials Seize Church Building, Convert It into School

Christians in Laos often do not risk applying for building permits because it can draw unwanted attention and preempt any chance of building a simple structure.

  • Religion Today |
  • September 28, 2011 |
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