His death wasn’t front-page news in America; in fact it wasn’t reported until three days later on page 18 in The New York Times. That’s because the passing of the beloved Christian author Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis fifty years ago today (Nov. 22, 1963) happened to coincide with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
- November 22, 2013 |
For the first time since his transfer to Rajai Shahr, another prison in Iran, American pastor Saeed Abedini was allowed to visit with members of his Iranian family.
Tensions between Christians and Muslims are rising in the Central African Republic, where deadly clashes have occurred in recent weeks.
According to a new report, Pop Warner football, which is the United States’ largest football program for young people, saw an almost 10 percent drop in participation from 2010 to 2012.
In what was described as an unusually unanimous decision, “selfie” has been chosen as word of the year by the publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Costco has recently issued an apology for labeling Bibles as “fiction” after a photo went live on twitter.
C.S. Lewis’ passion was thoughtfully translating the Christian faith into language that anyone could understand. He was driven to have people know what Christianity was about.
One of the greatest tasks of any parent is to raise children who care about others, and who show God’s love to their fellow man. While there is no “10-step” program to ensure our kids will grow up to value “the least of these,” there’s something we can do to help instill this heart of compassion in our little ones. We can create an environment of awareness, and encourage our children when they seek to live their faith.
What's the best predictor of who a teenager will become friends with? According to a new study, it's the classes he or she takes.
Iran officials are meeting today in Geneva to continue negotiations on its controversial nuclear program
Liberty University has issued a brief statement in the wake of a dorm shooting that occurred at 4:00 am on Tuesday, resulting in the death of a student.
While the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, won’t begin until next year, a number of Christian ministries have long been gearing up for a massive outreach effort.
What would you do if you were asked to compromise your religious convictions? For an increasing number of believers in this country, that’s not a hypothetical question anymore. It’s a real-life decision they’re having to make – and the cost for standing for their faith can be high.
Eric Foley, founder of Christian organization Seoul USA, is launching Bibles and other Christian materials into North Korea.
Televisions, computers, gaming consoles and mobile phones in children’s bedrooms can cause anxiety and sleep loss, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
November 19th marks the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, a speech President Lincoln gave in hopes of reminding the nation of its roots in freedom and equality in the midst of a divisive civil war
Pastor Caleb Kaltenbach made an alarming discovery last Friday when he noticed a Simi Valley Costco had labeled all its Bibles as “fiction”.
For many families looking to adopt, the ride can be scary and expensive. That was the case for friends of Focus on the Family, Jonathan and Amanda Schmitt. The Schmitts’ story is the third in the adoption series I’m running during this November, National Adoption Month.
Severe storms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, spawning high winds, tornadoes, and hail, and leaving at least 6 people dead.
- November 18, 2013 |
While residents in the Philippines struggle for normalcy in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), church congregations in the area are continuing to have regular worship.
- November 18, 2013 |