According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the birthrate in the United States is at a record low of 63.2 births per 1,000 women of childbearing age.
- August 21, 2013 |
It's back-to-school time. Kids are filling their backpacks with their new supplies. Parents are taking pictures of smiling children before waving goodbye. Teachers are welcoming their new students. It's time for these youngsters to learn reading, ’riting and … sexually explicit lessons? The promotion of same-sex relationships and gender confusion? Negative portrayals of some religious beliefs?
- August 21, 2013 |
A Montgomery County clerk is defending his decision to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Pennsylvania, where the law still defines marriage as between one man and one woman.
Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List. It provides a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall.
Islamic extremists suspected to be rebel al Shabaab militants have kidnapped a Christian mother of two young children in Somalia and threatened her husband because of their faith.
Reena Behl answered the doorbell of the home she shares with her son and his wife in Rajasthan state at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and four men wearing motorcycle helmets demanded to see her son, a pastor.
Recently I blogged about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a serious condition that someone who has experienced any sort of life trauma may experience.
Our first response to the California decision might be anger or even disgust, but when filtered through the lens of Paul's letter to the church in Rome, I submit that we may want to respond differently.
As violence envelops Egypt, Christians are paying a heavy price, with scores of their most sacred buildings and monuments being systematically destroyed by members of the Muslim Brotherhood in what one Coptic leader called an attempt at ethnic cleansing.
Undergraduates are significantly more likely to major in a field if they have an inspiring and caring faculty member in their introduction to the field. And they are equally likely to write off a field based on a single negative experience with a professor.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation on Monday prohibiting gay "conversion therapy" for children.
A court in Islamabad on Saturday dismissed charges against a Muslim cleric arrested on suspicion of framing a Christian girl for blasphemy.
A new study claims that religious people are less intelligent than atheists. Even the legendarily left-leaning Huffington Post called it "provocative."
The nation's oldest and largest grassroots pro-life group, the National Right to Life Committee, has broken ties with a Cleveland affiliate over its stand against same-sex marriage.
Time magazine’s provocative cover story last week, “The Childfree Life,” explores why some couples are choosing to deliberately not have children and taps into a larger, worldwide trend towards smaller families.
If you wonder why the pro-life movement has had such marginal success over the last 40 years...
- August 18, 2013 |
An organization called Barnabas Fund was able to transfer 3,400 Christians out of hostile Muslim Sudan to relatively safe South Sudan.
Christians in northwestern China have been facing an unusally high number of police raids in recent weeks, even when gathering carefully in small numbers.
A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Local police broke up the worship service of a house church and arrested its pastor in China's Xinjiang region for the second time earlier this month as pastors at Beijing Shouwang Church remained under house arrest.