A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that increasing the hours of sleep adolescents get each night may reduce the prevalence of adolescent obesity.
- April 09, 2013 |
Sunday morning used to be a time reserved by many Christians for attending worship services, but new research indicates the extent to which American churches today are competing against other activities -- the biggest competition being children's sports.
- April 09, 2013 |
Risky rider behavior and passenger fatalities have lessened, but texting and speeding remain deadly habits, a new report says.
More than 18 percent of all babies born to teenagers in the U.S. are baby No. 2 or 3, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Last month marked the deadliest month in Syria since protests against President Bashar al-Assad's regime began two years ago.
Edith Schaeffer, the wife of the late Christian apologis Francis Schaeffer, died a little over a week ago. She was 98.
The Rev. John Dakwat and his wife were at work in a back corner of their church building when they heard gunshots. Dakwat, who identified the assailants as Muslim, ethnic Fulani herdsmen, managed to hide behind the church building with his wife. From there they were able to escape, he believes, because God kept the gunmen from seeing them.
Coptic Christians attending a funeral service in Cairo for four Copts killed two days earlier in an anti-Christian rampage were in turn attacked themselves by at least 200 Muslim rioters.
Were English settlers descendants of the lost tribe of Ephraim? A 2012 book endorsed by David Barton says yes.
There is a growing phenomenon in many churches – particularly large, fast-growing evangelical churches - that can only be called “heresy creep.”
The 27-year-old son of Saddleback Church pastor Rick Warren has taken his own life after a lifelong struggle with mental illness.
- April 07, 2013 |
In a small, former mining town turned artist colony, the city council approved on Apr. 2 an ordinance recognizing civil unions for same-sex couples. The measure — adopted with a vote of 5-2 following an emotional three-hour hearing — makes Bisbee the first Arizona city to validate civil unions.
- April 06, 2013 |
Americans are increasingly living together before marriage, and more women who cohabit are having children than in years past, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Here’s the secret: moms and dads aren’t perfect.
Kidnappers are targeting Christians in Egypt's southern Minya province, and church leaders say the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood is partly to blame.
A federal judge has ruled that the government must make the most common morning-after pill available over the counter for all ages, instead of requiring a prescription for girls 16 and younger.
He has been Pope Francis for less than a month, but the former archbishop of Buenos Aires is a hit with American Catholics -- at least for now.
Edith Schaeffer, co-founder of L'Abri Fellowship, author of 17 books and widow of pastor/author Francis Schaeffer, died Mar. 30 at age 98.
A Pakistan court this week threw out the 2007 conviction of a Christian man sentenced to death for offending Islam.