You may have heard the news: abortion rates are at the lowest they’ve been since Roe v. Wade legalized the act in all 50 states 41 years ago. Two separate sources confirm this statement: the most recent report by Planned Parenthood’s research arm, the Guttmacher Institute, and the government’s Center for Disease Control 2010 report.
- February 20, 2014 |
A saliva test for teenage boys with mild symptoms of depression could help identify those who will later develop major depression, a new study says.
Wednesday marked a day of national mourning in the Ukraine after 25 people were killed in a bloody clash between protestors and the government.
Does Christian faith compromise, or enhance one's intellect?
Does a generation of aborted children deserve a "Yad vaShem"?
Translating books into movies has always been a tricky process. How do you adapt one of the oldest and most revered Bible stories known to man?
A Pennsylvania couple who believe in faith-healing face 20 years or more in prison in the death of a second child, who died without seeing a doctor.
The Disney Channel recently introduced a subplot involving a lesbian couple to its popular children’s show, “Good Luck Charlie.” The storyline involved Charlie’s parents trying to remember the name of their daughter’s friend’s mom. The father remembered the mom’s name as Cheryl, and the mother remembered the name as Susan. Turns out they were both right, because the little girl coming over to play had two mommies.
Study of students in grades 5 through 10 found mental, physical fallout even if harassment stopped.
There is something I just don't "get" - people trying to woo the already churched to another church as if that's the mission.
Christian leaders, including megachurch pastor Rick Warren, plan to rent every screen in numerous multiplex theaters across 10 cities for the premiere of “Son of God,” on Feb. 27.
This week, the U.N. Security Council meets in Vienna to resume talks with Iranian officials regarding the country's nuclear program.
You may have already heard the heartbreaking news: Belgium’s parliament voted in favor of a bill allowing euthanasia for terminally ill children without any age limit. Experts expect King Philippe to sign the bill into law. The move comes only 12 years after Belgium legalized euthanasia for adults. It was a fast tumble down the slippery slope.
Girls in states with age limits and other restrictions have lower indoor tanning rates.
- February 17, 2014 |
In Friday’s post, I mentioned the need to keep the fun in our marriages. Even as we juggle the many challenging aspects of married life, it’s good to find things to laugh about. Not only is laughter good for the soul (Proverbs 17:22), but I also think it’s God’s perfect medicine.
- February 17, 2014 |
It is a tragic outcome of our meet-up, hook-up, shack-up culture that a woman who "doesn't" is at a competitive disadvantage with women who "do." Indeed, the prospect of being edged out of the romance market has quelled the qualms of many a woman who, in a prior time, could have successfully held out for a ceremony, a ring, or, at least, a verbal commitment.
- February 15, 2014 |
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Under a new proposed law in Belgium, parents and a terminally ill child can decide if the child should be euthanized.
Bill Gothard, the fundamentalist pastor and founder of the Institute in Basic Life Principles, as well as Advanced Training Institute, has been accused of sexually harassing women who worked for his organization.