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.
According to Muqeet, Valentine’s Day has no relevance or place in a Pakistani society; it is only “vulgarity” and a challenge to the sacred system of family as conceived in Islam.
A federal judge struck down Virginia’s ban on homosexual marriage late Thursday as being unconstitutional.
A Christian woman a few years into her marriage once reflected back on the days leading up to her wedding: “As excited as we were to start our new life together, my husband and I were also a little fearful. We had heard from so many Christian couples, and in so many sermons, about how difficult and challenging marriage is. You can’t help but think, ‘Am I crazy to go through with this?’”
The Indonesian government responded to Muslim protests by closing four Pentecostal churches, reports Charisma News.
A Republican lawmaker has recently proposed a bill that would require Alabama schools to begin each day with prayer.
Nearly one-third of US adolescents consume high-caffeine energy drinks or "shots," and these teens report higher rates of alcohol, cigarette, or drug use, reports a study in the January/February Journal of Addiction Medicine.
Blogger Lisa-Jo Baker is working with both U.S. and South African organizations to build a community center in Muabane for local women and children.
A controversial measure allowing children the “right to die” is expected to pass the Belgium parliament on Thursday. If passed, the European nation would become the first in the world to allow terminally ill minors the option to end their lives.
Two stories caught my attention this past week. Both reflect our culture’s trend away from two very important words: “personal responsibility.”
All married people were once single – but it’s surprising how quickly we forget what it was like to navigate everyday life as a single person.
The American Heritage Girls is now offering girls a “Respect Life” merit badge. The badge honors girls who are involved in pro-life activities
Spending too much time playing violent video games can delay a teen gamer's ability to tell the difference between right and wrong, a new Canadian study says.
Despite a face-to-face meeting between the warring parties in Geneva, Syrian peace talks have been slow and largely ineffective.
Jenni Allen, author and Bible teacher in Austen Texas, recently held an interdenominational women’s conference that was attended by 1,200 women in Austin, TX.
Pope Benedict XVI, now retired and living in seclusion inside the Vatican, is at peace in his new role and believes history will vindicate his difficult eight-year papacy, his closest aide said in a rare interview.
The trial of a retired United Methodist pastor and former Yale Divinity School dean accused of breaking church law by performing a gay wedding has been delayed indefinitely.
Francis L. Thompson and his wife managed to raise 12 children who not only all have college degrees, but who paid for their education themselves. Most importantly, their children, ages 22 to 37, all share their parents’ values: self-respect, gratitude and a desire to give back to society.
Teens across the USA are feeling high levels of stress that they say negatively affect every aspect of their lives, a new national survey suggests.
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The U.S. State Department announced its disappointment after North Korean officials rescinded for a second time an invitation to discuss the release of American Missionary Kenneth Bae.
- February 11, 2014 |