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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.

Moral and Biblical Thoughts About Marijuana

By now you’ve probably heard that Colorado is the first state to legalize marijuana. If you watch late night television at all, chances are good that you’ve heard a number of jokes about it.

Focus Celebrates More Than 230,000 Babies Saved from Abortion

Every January Focus on the Family commemorates the sanctity of human life in all of its beautiful forms.

Teen Brains Wired to Seek Rewards

A new study finds that teens' brains are wired to respond to rewards more strongly than adults.

Four Years Later, Haitians Remember Devastating Quake

January 12 marked four years since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, costing an estimated 200,000 lives and displacing more than 2 million people.

Persecution of Christians Continues in India

In November, extremists used weapons and threats to force a Gospel for Asia (GFA) Bridge of Hope center to close.

Breakaway Presbyterian Group Passes 100-Church Membership Mark

Two years ago, a conservative network of Presbyterian churches broke away from their more liberal peers to form the Evangelical Covenant Order (ECO).

Teen Concussions Increase Risk for Depression

Teens with a history of concussions are more than three times as likely to suffer from depression as teens who have never had a concussion, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Should Brain Dead, Pregnant Woman Be Taken Off Life Support?

Debate is swirling over whether to take a brain dead woman off life support. She is also 20-weeks pregnant.

Rodman Apologizes for Remarks on US Missionary

Dennis Rodman has apologized for his rant on Kenneth Bae, an American missionary imprisoned in North Korea.

Evolutionists Criticize Proposed Bill Allowing Students to Explore ‘Scientific Controversies‘

A Virginia lawmaker has received sharp criticism from evolutionists after introducing a bill which would encourage public school teachers and students to examine the strengths and weaknesses of scientific theories.

Missing Our Moment

Biblical unity is about working through conflicts, avoiding slander and gossip, and being generous in spirit.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • January 13, 2014 |
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3 Thoughts About Submission in Marriage

Candace Cameron Bure’s recently commented about her decision to live out biblical submission in her 17-year marriage.

How Is Your Spiritual Health?

If pressed, would you say that you are spiritually healthy, sick, on life support, or a dead men walking? Based on what vital sign(s)?

Coptic Christians in Egypt Celebrate a Peaceful Christmas

Unlike in past years, Coptic Christians in Egypt celebrated Christmas Tuesday peacefully.

Rodman Apologizes, then Apparently Hits the Ski Slopes

Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday (Jan. 9) for his widely criticized comments about Kenneth Bae, a missionary and U.S. citizen detained in North Korea.

Pakistani Teen Dies Preventing School Bombing

A Pakistani teen was killed this week while attempting to stop a suicide bombing at his school in northwest Pakistan.

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