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Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Raises $1.5M for Refinements

Yik Yak, the anonymous social media app company has raised $1.5 million in seed funding for its hyper-local chatting app.

Christian Nurse Fired for Sharing Biblical Views of Homosexuality

Sarah Mbuyi, a Christian nursery nurse in the U.K., was fired after she had a conversation with a gay colleague who pressed her about the Bible’s view homosexuality.

Georgia's New 'Guns Everywhere Bill' Allows Guns in Churches, Schools

Georgia residents can now legally carry guns in churches, bars, schools and government buildings. Republican Governor Nathan Deal signed the ‘guns everywhere bill’ into law.

School Officials Find no Evidence of Kindergartener Being Told Not to Pray

In March, a Florida family released a Youtube video stating that their 5-year old daughter had been reprimanded for praying over her lunch in the school cafeteria.

3 American Doctors Shot and Killed at Kabul Hospital

Three American doctors were shot and killed at a Kabul, Afghanistan hospital on Thursday when an Afghan security guard opened fire.

“Irreplaceable” Theaters Filling Up Fast

We’re less than two weeks away from the big one-night debut of Focus’ first feature film, “Irreplaceable,” so I figured it was as a good time as any to buy my family’s tickets to watch the movie.

Nigerian Christians Begin Three-Day Fast after Schoolgirls Kidnapped

Christians began a three-day prayer and fasting period after Islamist Boko Haram militants kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria and desperate parents joined the search in a remote forest.

Church Explores Other Scouting Groups after Boy Scouts Revoke Charter

The pastor of a United Methodist Church said her congregation is exploring other scouting affiliations now that the Boy Scouts of America revoked the congregation’s charter for refusing to dismiss a gay Scout leader.

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Pews Save Life of a Florida Man

A man believes pews saved his life when a car crashed into his Florida church on Easter Sunday.

Second Grader Told Not to Read Bible

A second grade student in Texas was told to put his Bible away when he tried to read it during independent reading time.

Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems

Many teens get too little sleep, potentially adding to the problems of kids already at risk for health issues, new research finds.

Alabama Pastor Told to Stop Giving Homeless People Food and Water

Alabama police ordered a Birmingham pastor to stop handing out bottled water and hotdogs to the homeless in a city park.

U.S. Troops Arrive in Poland as Response to Russian/Ukrainian Conflict

United States troops were sent to Poland to complete military exercises in response to Russia’s interference in Ukraine.

New Zealand Couple Gives India's Sex Workers New Beginning

New Zealand Pastor Terry Hilton and his wife, Annie launched a business that seeks to encourage women to leave the sex trade.

First Church of England Clergyman Marries Gay Partner

Canon Jeremy Pemberton has become the first Church of England clergyman to marry a gay partner.

South Korean Ferry Death Toll Reaches 150

Search and rescue crews are still looking for victims of the deadly South Korean ferry disaster. 150 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage so far.

5 Factors That Make Married Sex Fulfilling

The New York Times recently ran an article that explored the premise that couples in egalitarian marriages had sex less frequently. So how is a union defined as “egalitarian?” According to “Does a More Equal Marriage Mean Less Sex?” it’s where husbands and wives “share the housework and child care, communicate openly and prioritize each other’s careers.”

Concussions Increase Risk of Teen Suicide

In addition to hindering cognitive function, concussions can also increase suicidal tendencies in teenagers, according to a new study.

Air Force Chief Warns Israel May Be on Brink of War

Israeli air force chief Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel believes that Israel could be on the brink of war.

New Jersey Lawsuit Seeks to Ban Pledge of Allegiance

The American Humanist Association is suing a New Jersey school district for its recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public classrooms.

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