The death of comedian Robin Williams has reignited something of a nationwide conversation about suicide and mental health. After all, most know someone whose life has been touched or severely impacted by depression. My own wife, Jean, recently lost a brother to suicide and Jean herself has shared that she struggled with bouts of depression earlier in our marriage.
- August 18, 2014 |
Aid to the Church in Need-USA (ACNUSA) has launched a one-million-dollar campaign to provide humanitarian aid to the Christian community in Iraq and Syria that has been terrorized by Islamic State militants.
Renewed fighting broke out in South Sudan on Friday (Aug. 15) after weeks of quiet in the civil-war torn country.
Despite claims from U.S. forces that a rescue effort to Mount Sinjar may not be needed, Yazidi leaders are reporting that tens of thousands of Yazidis are still trapped on the mountain.
Two American missionaries who had been working in Liberia and became stricken with Ebola are reportedly improving.
North Carolina has seen a substantial increase in the number of parents that are choosing to homeschool their children; many parents say that the national Common Core curriculum is the cause of the surge.
Christians in Pakistan are facing more religiously-motivated violence and persecution than previous years.
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Boko Haram militants have kidnapped dozens of boys and man from a village in Nigeria.
I recently came across an excellent article from Abraham Piper, the son of author and pastor John Piper. For parents who are currently struggling with a child (of any age) who has either strayed from their Christian faith or never professed Jesus as Lord of their life, this will serve as practical guidance to help you manage what is a very difficult reality.
When Pope Francis’ plane touches down in Seoul on Thursday (Aug. 14), it will mark his third trip abroad, after visits to Brazil and the Middle East.
China has announced its plans to nationalize Christian theology, a move that is has many Christians concerned for the future.
The Pentagon Press Secretary has said that the United States will probably not go through with its plan to rescue the Iraqi Yazidi people who have fled the Islamic State and are trapped atop Mt. Sinjar.
Saeed Abedini’s wife, Naghmeh, told ACLJ that IS prisoners have threatened to kill Abedini because of his Christian faith.
Working a part-time job while in high school translates into better wages later in life, according to a new study by the Employment Policies Institute.
Militant group Boko Haram attacked a predominantly Christian town in northern Nigeria on Aug. 6. The attack reportedly killed at least 100 people; many more were forced to flee to survive.
Islamic State (IS) militants are reportedly targeting boys as young as 16 to join its ranks as fighters.
Israel and Gaza’s 72-hour ceasefire expired, but the Israel Defense Forces and Hamas seem to be extending the truce longer.
One of the most important disciplines as a leader is to look the facts in the eye. To own the reality of your situation. Even when it bites.
Do you have a teen in high school who’s just beginning to think about and make plans for the future? There are a lot of factors to consider. Their talents, interests, and God’s direction all play a part. Do they have goals or sense of purpose? Will they strike out into the workforce or go to college?