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Arrests Continue in Eritrea

Ninety Christians have been arrested in Eritrea in the last two months, as authorities continue a campaign against Christians that began in December.

GM Pilot Project Allows Parents to Track Teen Drivers

Parents will be able to track the real-time location of their teenagers when they are driving, under a pilot program unveiled by General Motors Co.'s OnStar unit.


An assumption is taking something for granted. It’s supposing something to be a fact.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 04, 2011 |
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Blast Near Church in Kirkuk, Iraq Injures 13

A car blast outside a Syrian Catholic church in Kirkuk, Iraq Tuesday left 13 wounded as police located and disarmed two more car bombs targeting churches in the city.

What Do You Think of Childless Restaurants?

Is there a time and place for childless restaurants? Or is this a sign of a growing intolerance toward children?

Pastor in Iran Awaits Decision on Execution

A pastor in Iran found guilty of leaving Islam awaits the outcome of a judicial investigation into his spiritual background to see if he will be executed or, if possible, forced to become a Muslim.

1 in 5 Teens Abuse Prescribed Medications

A new study finds that more than 1 in 5 teens abuse strong medications prescribed to them by their doctors.

Survey: Women Show Deep Drop in Church Attendance

Women, long considered the dominant pew dwellers in the nation's churches, have shown a dramatic drop in attendance in the last two decades.

Muslims Seize Christian Burial Sites in Tanzania’s Archipelago

Muslim extremists on Saturday (July 30) burned down a church building on Zanzibar island off the coast of Tanzania, church leaders said, just three days after another congregation’s facility on the island was reduced to ashes

Who Manages Your Budget?

Who manages the family budget in your family – and how is it working out?

Rick Perry Sued for Endorsing Prayer

Texas governor Rick Perry promoted Aug. 6, 2011 as a day of prayer and was sued. The Freedom from Religion Foundation, on behalf of a group of atheists and agnostics, filed a federal lawsuit against him on July 14, 2011.

Norway's Churches Foster Healing after Attacks

A Norwegian bishop addressing the recent bombing and shooting attacks in Norway said his country has "countered this insane terrorism by demonstrating love and solidarity," reports RNS News.

Legislation Would Create Special Envoy for Religious Minorities

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that would create a special State Department envoy for religious minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia, where Christians have come under attack in recent years, particularly in Muslim majority nations.

New York’s Gay Marriage Law Claims First Casualty

According to WORLD News Service a town clerk in upstate New York, Laura Fotusky, resigned her position rather than compromise her religious belief that marriage should be between a man and a woman.

Call to North Korea to End Persecution of Christians

Persecution watchdog Release International is working to support North Korean Christians who have fled their country by providing safe houses, pastoral support and health care.

Study Finds No Link Between Adolescent Cancer and Cellphones

A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found no link between the use of cellphones and development of brain tumors in adolescents.

Are You the Next Guy?

What can you do today that will help make another person’s tomorrow more pleasant?

Coalition Defends Charitable Giving

A coalition of 23 large non-profit organizations wrote a letter to Congress July 14 expressing concern that reducing or capping the value of itemized deductions for charitable contributions will hurt charities and those who need their services.

Cuba: Pastor Granted Asylum but Blocked from Leaving Country

A Cuban pastor who was imprisoned on false charges has been granted asylum by the United States, but refused permission to leave Cuba.

What Happened to Making Disciples?

Throughout the first decade of the new millennium, multiple studies—revealing a crisis among youth in the church—seemed to appear almost every year and now in 2011, the research still shows no improvement. It is astonishing to note that despite the continued evidence demonstrating the American church’s failure to adequately and holistically disciple the faithful into maturity; the leadership in so many of our churches continue to do the same thing

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