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Kenneth Bae Urges U.S. to Help Secure His Release

Kenneth Bae, a U.S. citizen being held in North Korea, said in a statement Monday he had committed a “serious crime” against North Korea. He urged the United States to cooperate with North Korea to secure his release.

Would Martin Luther King Be Heard Today?

With today's worldview, would the famed "Letter from Birmingham Jail" have had the same lasting impression?

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 20, 2014 |
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Marriage Still the Best Hope to Combat Poverty

Focus on the Family has long promoted an important truth: men, women and children do better when they are part of a family knit together by marriage. There’s a mountain of research that helps prove this claim, showing that marriage does more than any other single factor to protect families against poverty and financial hardships.

Information Balloons Dropped Over North Korea

Fourteen balloons filled with U.S. $1 bills, pamphlets about democracy and USBs holding Wikipedia data flew over North Korea this week.

Religious Freedom Day Highlights Increased Restrictions

On Thursday, February 16, President Obama issued a proclamation observing Religious Freedom Day.

What's Hot? 01/17/14

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

National Sanctity of Human Life Day

Located in Grand Rapids, MI, Bethany Christian Services recognizes January as National Sanctity of Human Life month.

Did You Know This About Seahawks’ Derrick Coleman?

Here in Colorado all eyes will be on Sunday’s AFC Championship game between our hometown Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots. But following that contest is another marquee matchup. The Seattle Seahawks will be playing the San Francisco 49ers for the right to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. Regardless of which team you’re rooting for, I think you’ll be inspired by the story of 23-year-old Seattle fullback Derrick Coleman.

More Than 11 Million Young People Have Fled Facebook Since 2011

A new report confirms that Facebook is losing its appeal with teenagers and young adults.

Wanted: A New Ambassador-At-Large For Religious Freedom

It’s been three months since the Rev. Suzan Johnson Cook resigned as the State Department’s religious freedom watchdog, and those who decry religious persecution in Syria.

Human Rights Improving in China?

China has long been the epicenter of human rights clashes. But recent developments have given some observers reason for hope.

House Passes Bill to Completely Ban Taxpayer Funding of Abortions

New legislation is making waves in the battle against abortion. The House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that will prohibit the taxpayer funding of abortions.

Knowing When to Care

One of the more important personal disciplines as a leader is to be able to know what you don’t care about. Or more to the point, what you shouldn’t care about.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 16, 2014 |
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Recommended Reading: “The New Age of Christian Martyrdom”

The Persecuted Church has a message for us in the free world: “Don’t forget about us.” And Kirsten Powers is determined to make sure we don’t.

Supreme Court to Meet on Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone

The U.S. Supreme Court meets today to reevaluate the buffer zones set for protesters rallying around facilities that perform abortions.

Israeli Defense Minister Apologizes for Kerry Criticism

The Obama administration has demanded – and received – an apology for the controversial remarks of Israeli Defense Minister Moshe (Bogie) Ya'alon, on Tuesday.

Study Finds Growing Disparity in U.S. Teen Obesity

Obesity rates decline among kids in more educated, affluent families, while they rise in lower-income homes.

John Kerry Makes First Vatican Visit, Hints at Obama Meeting With Pope Francis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with his Vatican counterpart for more than 90 minutes on Tuesday (Jan. 14).

Tony Campolo to Shutter Ministry He Started 40 Years Ago

Tony Campolo announced Tuesday (Jan. 14) that the organization he founded nearly 40 years ago will close on June 30.

  • Sarah Pulliam Bailey |
  • January 15, 2014 |
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Chinese Doctor Guilty of Selling Babies to Human Traffickers

A Chinese obstetrician has been found guilty of lying to parents and selling babies to human traffickers.

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