When we discuss the growing trends of young people engaging in the “hookup culture” – casual sex and sexual acts outside of marriage – we often speak of the damage it does to girls. There’s good reason for that, obviously – young women often feel great pressure to go along with certain behaviors and later pay a high price for it in terms of sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy and emotional wounds. But what about the young men? They pay a price, too.
- September 10, 2013 |
News publication Politico exposes evangelical pragmatism
Teen births have continued to drop, reaching a historic low in 2012 and hitting half of what they were in 1991, according to a new a government report.
A Moroccan Christian man has been jailed for two and a half years and fined for evangelizing.
The San Antonio City Council on Sept. 5 approved changes to the city's nondiscrimination policy, making it illegal to show bias "in word or deed" against anyone in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community.
More than 1,200 people from 44 states gathered this weekend in Nashville for the inaugural meeting of Trail Life USA, a new group that hopes to be a Christian alternative for the Boy Scouts of America.
Thinking, biblical Christians can certainly disagree about Syria. And do. But the foundational consideration is whether war is ever just for those who are called by Scripture to be peacemakers.
Christians in villages on Nigeria's Kaduna/Plateau state border were killed and wounded in an attack by more than a dozen ethnic Fulani Muslims.
There’s a lot of discussion online lately about young people and the Church – their role in it, why they are (or aren’t) leaving the faith and what Church and ministry leaders should do about it.
I wanted to share with you a heartwarming news story this Friday in hopes that it would inspire you to think creatively in how you can bless others.
- September 07, 2013 |
Indonesian pastor Onekesyi Zega and three of his assistants were arrested recently by a district police officer after being accused of baptizing Muslims.
Christian women in Bangladesh are persecuted not only for their gender, but all the more for turning their backs on Islam.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Boomerang kids are part of a rapidly growing trend.
More than four months after Islamist rebels seized control of the Christian-majority Central African Republic, Christians remain vulnerable to atrocities and the threat of imposition of Islamic law.
Here in Colorado, we’re looking forward to the promise of fall – yet I’m still thinking back on our family’s vacation this past summer to South Dakota. Our trips to the Black Hills have become an annual tradition.
While an amazing 88 percent of American homes own a Bible, more and more are switching to the Internet, cell phones and iPads to read God's word, according to a sweeping new survey of Bible use.
A study from the University of Southern California (USC) claims teens are so impressionable that they can be influenced by what they see their friends doing online.
Justices of Massachusetts' highest court examined the nature of the Pledge of Allegiance Wednesday as they heard a challenge from atheists who want the pledge banned in schools statewide.
On August 29, 2013, in what has been called a "brutal and vicious act," a team of 20 social workers, police officers and special agents stormed a homeschooling family's residence near Darmstadt, Germany, forcibly removing all four of the family's children, ages 7 to 14.