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The Lost Art of Discipline

A recent business article caught my attention, lamenting the lack of discipline people have toward their work. And this can be just as true of the spiritual life.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • October 17, 2013 |
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Obama Signs Bill to Avert Default, Open Government

President Barack Obama signed a measure into law reopening the federal government and averting a potential default.

Woman Sues InterVarsity Over Firing After Her Divorce

A Michigan woman has filed a wrongful-termination lawsuit against InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, saying she was fired because of her divorce even as two male colleagues kept their jobs as they went through divorce and remarriage.

  • Sarah Pulliam Bailey |
  • October 17, 2013 |
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VIDEO: Did You Know Martyr Jim Elliot Had a Brother?

Most Christians are familiar with Jim Elliot, one of five missionaries killed in the jungles of Ecuador in the 1950s. Fewer people know about Jim’s brother, Bert.

Iran 'Abuses' Christians' National and International Rights

Iran's continued mistreatment of its Christian minority was raised at a recent meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

  • World Watch Monitor |
  • October 16, 2013 |
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Ministries File Class Action Suit Over HHS Mandate

The Southern Baptist Convention's GuideStone health plan and two other non-profit religious groups are suing the Obama administration over its contraception coverage mandate.

Early Puberty Linked to Higher Substance Use in Adolescence

A new University of Texas at Austin study reveals that teens for whom puberty begins early and who have rapid pubertal development are at greater risk for experimenting with cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana.

Police in India Rebuke, Threaten Pastor for Reporting Vicious Beating

Police in Chhattisgarh state last week chastised and threatened a pastor when he reported that Hindu extremists beat a Bible student unconscious.

  • Morning Star News |
  • October 16, 2013 |
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Is This One of the Toughest Jobs?

Serving as a pastor is no easy task. In fact, I can’t think of many more challenging callings in life.

Looking to Get Married? Try a Christian College

Of the top 25 colleges where men are most likely to meet their spouse, all are private Christian institutions. For women, 64 percent of the top 25 colleges where they're likely to find a husband are religious schools.

  • Katherine Burgess |
  • October 16, 2013 |
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Anti-Faith Sentiment Growing at Alarming Rate

Hostility against Christian Americans is growing at an alarming rate, according to a new survey from the Family Research Council and Liberty Institute.

Huge Massacre in North Korea's Killing Fields

The disappearance of at least some 20,000 prisoners of conscience from North Korea's Camp 22 -- a massive concentration camp -- is a huge massacre of an already brutalized population.

Twitter Overtakes Facebook Among U.S. Teens

Twitter has overtaken Facebook as the most popular social network among US teens, according to a new survey.

Breaking the Spell of Darwinism

When evolutionism’s front man, Richard Dawkins, wrote, “Darwin made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist,” he grossly overstated his case. If atheism is to be more than wish fulfillment for folks troubled by what Thomas Nagel calls “the cosmic authority problem,” it must be based on a materialistic narrative that accounts for chemical evolution and biological evolution...

Death Toll Rises in Philippines Earthquake

At least 93 people were killed Tuesday when a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit the central Philippines.

U.S. Army Defines Christian Ministry as 'Domestic Hate Group'

Several dozen U.S. Army active duty and reserve troops were told last week that the American Family Association should be classified as a domestic hate group because the group advocates for traditional family values.

How Do You Divvy Up Household Tasks?

Have you ever noticed that popular culture tends to see fathers as the “second-string” parent?

The Common Wealth

Does your party affiliation dictate your values?

Big Increase Projected for Mobile/Tablet Pornography Use

A new report from Juniper Research has projected that by 2017, a quarter of a billion people will use their mobile or tablet device to access adult content, an increase of 30 percent over current levels.

The Miracle of the Happening

Few things get our attention as much as speed. Because of that, we can often miss the miracle of the happening.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • October 14, 2013 |
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Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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