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One in Five Americans see Bible as ‘Fables, Legends and History’

America could be experiencing a decline of literalism and the rise of secularism, according to one interpretation of a recent Gallup Poll.

  • Sarah Pulliam Bailey |
  • June 06, 2014 |
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American Tourist Detained in North Korea, Possibly for Leaving Bible in Hotel

North Korean authorities have detained an American tourist, but haven’t yet said why he’s been detained, according to reports from North Korea on Friday.

Today Marks 70th Anniversary of 'D-Day'

Seventy years ago today over 160,000 troops from America, Britain, Canada, France, Poland and other nations landed along a 50-mile stretch of the Normandy coast of France during World War II.

Student Building Monitor Credited with Stopping Seattle Gunman

Seattle Pacific University student Jon Meis is credited with stopping a gunman from continuing firing at students in a building on campus Thursday afternoon.

Family Sends Seven Homeschooled Children to College by Age 12

A family has gained national attention for sending seven of 10 children to college by the age of 12. The three youngest children seem to be headed in the same direction as their older siblings.

Lightning Causes Devastating Fire at Nashville Church

A Nashville-based church was destroyed in a fire caused by lightning. Trinity Church of the Nazarene was struck by lightning early Thursday morning, causing the roof to collapse over the sanctuary.

'Singing Nun' Named Winner of The Voice Italy

The so-called “Singing Nun” gained worldwide attention for her upbeat performances on the The Voice Italy; Last night, 25-year-old Sister Cristina won it all.

What's Hot? 06/06/14

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

Students Subdue Gunman in Seattle Pacific University Shooting

A gunman entered a building at Seattle Pacific University Thursday afternoon, firing at students. One 19-year-old male was shot and killed in the attack; two more students were injured.

The Ultimatum that Saved a Marriage

Where can someone go when their marriage is dead and it’s seems like they’ve exhausted all options? If you’re in that place of martial devastation, I can assure you – there is hope.

Historic Famine Looms in Beleaguered South Sudan

A famine worse than anything in recent history looms in war-torn South Sudan – the predominantly Christian, oil-rich African nation that fought for decades to gain independence from Muslim-dominated Sudan.

Sudanese Christians Afraid to Pray

While many around the world are praying for Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian mother who faces a death sentence for denying the Muslim faith, CNN reports that Sudanese Christians “don’t feel safe in prayer.”

Americans Show Lowest Support for Death Penalty in 15 Years

New statistics suggest that American support of capital punishment is at a 15-year low. According to the poll, 42 percent of Americans support the death penalty, while 52 percent favored life in prison without parole.

Palestinian Government Urges US to Pressure Israel

The Palestinian government has asked the United States to intervene with Israel, after Israel announced plans for 1,500 new building offers in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem communities.

President Assad to Keep Syrian Presidency in Landslide Victory

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will maintain his position as president, according to the results of a landslide vote.

Hundreds of Homes Destroyed in Nigeria as Boko Haram Continues Violence

Boko Haram militants continue to violently attack villagers on the northeastern side of Borno state. In the most recent attacks, hundreds of homes were destroyed and many civilian lives were lost.

Southern Baptist Church Will Not Terminate Pro-Gay Pastor

A Southern Baptist church in California decided not to terminate its pastor, despite his pro-gay views.

The Second-Largest Religion in Each State

The Washington Post has released a batch of statistical data looking at the major religions in the United States at the regional at county level.

Blistering Sunburns in Adolescence Increases Risk For Melanoma

The risk for developing melanoma in adulthood was increased by 80% among those who suffered at least five blistering sunburns during adolescence.

Staying Creative

One of the challenges in any sphere of life, particularly ministry, is staying creative. And it’s an important challenge.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 05, 2014 |
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Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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