Same-sex marriage, mothers no longer working in the home, families going their separate ways with no time together, the feminization of men, the masculinization of women. These are the things I see as I look out over the landscape of our country.… Click here to read more
The great heresy of the church today is that we think we’re in the entertainment business. A.W. Tozer believed this to be true back in the 1950s and 60s. Church members “want to be entertained while they are edified.” He said that in 1962.… Click here to read more
Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Patwa, 46, doesn’t remember undergoing the procedure, which is also called female genital mutilation or cutting and which has been condemned by the United Nations and outlawed in the U.S.… Click here to read more
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez had a strong message for the roughly 25% of pro-life democrats in the party: everyone must support abortion; this is ‘not-negotiable’.
Perez found himself in hot-water earlier in the week when he threw his support behind a Democratic candidate with a ‘pro-life’ voting record.… Click here to read more
I’m sure you’ve heard of the hit series Thirteen Reasons Why that recently made its debut on Netflix.
If you haven’t, it was based off a novel and has caused an uproar on social media and spiked many tough conversations. It’s the story of a high school student, Hannah Baker, who takes her own life in the midst of suffering.… Click here to read more
A pastor formally mentored by Bishop T.D. Jakes has officially resigned, according to a statement released by The Potter’s House of Denver on Facebook.
Pastor Chris Hill was accused of having an extramarital affair with a married church employee who is also his goddaughter.… Click here to read more
I see you: you’re tired, and sweet little Sally has pulled every personal item out of your purse and now your lip balm has rolled under the seat behind you.
Little Sally also giggled (several times, very loudly) at the quietest point of the sermon.… Click here to read more
The perfect Sunday had arrived and I was prepared to present my plan of action to my pastor—the plan to dump God and the church. After all, I was living a double life and the conviction of walking on the platform once more to lead worship was irritating.… Click here to read more
A 6-year-old child brainwashed by the Islamic State terror group has been shown in a video helping behead prisoners in Syria and preaching about who’s going to Hell.
The boy, wearing a black headscarf and camouflaged army gear, appears in a video reported by MailOnline on Tuesday and released on IS’ social media accounts, holding a blade and talking about the jihadists’ mission.… Click here to read more
A 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped by the Islamic radical group Boko Haram in Nigeria and forced to marry one of its fighters has said that she now finds her pregnancy to be a “gift from God.”
“I was taken from my home when my town of Bama was set on fire by Boko Haram.… Click here to read more
Steve Stephens, the so-called “Facebook killer” who sparked a multi-state manhunt after he brazenly gunned down a Cleveland man at random, killed himself Tuesday morning in Erie County as cops closed in, Pennsylvania State Police said on Facebook.
Stephens was spotted by members of the state police who attempted a traffic stop and “after a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself.”
Prospects of Christianity surviving in its birthplace, the Middle East, appear as grim this Holy Week as they have at any time in the last two millennia.
Persecution of the world’s largest religion has intensified throughout the 20th century and that trajectory has only intensified in recent years, especially in Muslim-dominated countries.… Click here to read more