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WATCH: Elderly Couple Demonstrates Marital Joy

A couple of months ago I blogged about marriage and joy. In that post, I encouraged Christian couples to live out a marriage that exemplified the goodness of God’s design by enjoying each other and having fun together.

Cameroon Pentecostal Churches Face Government Scrutiny

In 2013 the Republic of Cameroon's President Paul Biya ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches throughout the African nation. Churches that oppose the government continue to face closure.

Central African Republic Clergy Urge Deployment of UN Peacekeepers

Religious leaders are urging reinforcements for an existing peace mission, even as the United Nations prepares to roll out a bigger one in September.

Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness for Sex Abuse Scandal

Pope Francis on Friday asked forgiveness “for the damage” that abusive priests have inflicted on children and pledged that the Catholic Church “will not take one step backward” in efforts to address the crisis.

Study Claims Most Millennials 'Talk to God' but Do Not Identify as 'Religious'

A new study says that more than half of 18 to 34-year-olds “look to religion,” and about 60 percent say they “talk to God.”

2014 Prom Spending Down But Still Costly

Visa's annual prom survey shows that the cost families expect to pay this year is down from 2013. But the costs are still shockingly high, averaging just under $1,000.

Israeli Authorities Call Kerry's Nuclear Threshold Suggestions Unacceptable

John Kerry alluded that Israel should negotiate a deal with Iran which would keep Iran from seeking nuclear weapons for six to 12 months; Israeli authorities are calling this suggestion “unacceptable.”

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi's Court Appeal Rescheduled for Third Time

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has now had her court appeal postponed for the third time.

Nigerian Bus Station Bombing Kills at Least 71, 124 Injured

A bomb exploded and killed at least 71 people near the capital city of Nigeria Monday morning. 124 more were injured.

Willful Defiance

A recent story in the news brings into question the school system's ability to exercise authority when they are unable to deliver appropriate consequences for willful defiance.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • April 14, 2014 |
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WATCH: Behind the Scenes of Focus’ “Irreplaceable” Movie

I’ve been blogging a lot about “Irreplaceable,” Focus on the Family’s first movie debuting in a one-night theater event on May 6. In these posts, I mention how Tim Sisarich, the former executive director of Focus on the Family New Zealand, serves as the host to the documentary on family. On today’s broadcast, you’ll get to meet Tim.

The De-Christianization of America

The warning light went on in America years ago, but we weren't paying attention.

Chinese Communist Officials Deny "Demolition Campaign" of Christian Churches

Last week, crowds of Christians formed a human shield to protect the Sanjiang church from threatened demolition, but Communist authorities in China say that they are not campaigning to destroy churches.

Harvard Professor Claims “The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife” Papyrus Fragment Authentic

Karen King maintains her research wasn’t focused on proving Jesus was married, but to confirm his view of women.

What's Hot? 04/11/14

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

Is the Internet Bad for Religion?

Is surfing the web causing people to drop out of church? Kimberly Winston of Religion News Network compared a few opinions on the subject.

"Duck Dynasty's" Miss Kay Considered Suicide after Infidelity Accusation

“Duck Dynasty” matriarch Miss Kay says she considered suicide after her husband Phil Robertson accused her of infidelity, Kay writes in her new book, “The Women of Duck Commander.”

30 Dead in Central African Republic

Violence between Christians and Muslims has claimed the lives of at least 30 people in the Central African Republic, CBN News Reports.

Pope Francis Denounces Human Trafficking as "Crime against Humanity"

Four women who were forced into sex slavery and later freed met with the pope at the Vatican on Thursday at an international conference on human trafficking.

Who’s the Better Christian?

Let’s try to guess which of these two men is doing more to expand the Kingdom of God.

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