The retirement of Rep. Tom Petri (R, WI-6) means that 41 members of the House are leaving the lower chamber at the end of this Congress in order to either exit public life or run for another office.
Jesus sells. That's why they have cover stories on Him in magazines and TV specials, even if some of them offer strange theories to try to explain away things like the original Easter.
Clemson University officials are countering an atheist group's accusations that it's imposing Christian beliefs on student athletes who participate in the football program. The university says the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation is "mistaken" in its claim that football coach Dabo Swinney is pushing his beliefs on members of the Tigers team.
Day in court. Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court today. U.S. District Judge Terence Kern of Tulsa ruled in January that Oklahoma’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violated the equal protection clause in the U.S. Constitution. He immediately stayed his ruling, preventing any same-sex marriages from taking place while the ruling was appealed. The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of
This Death's-head Hawk moth squeaks like a toy. You have to hear it!
'I Have Earned My Place in Heaven, It's Not Even Close,' Says Billionaire and Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
If he were to die anytime soon and discover that God exists, billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is confident that he will go to heaven.
The cult centered on “global warming” alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention and polls show “climate change” barely registers on a list of voters’ concerns. This can only mean, as losing politicians like to say, that their message isn’t getting through. What to do? Why, shout louder, of course. A recent story in The New York Times sought to help alarmists raise the decibel level: “The countries of the world have dragged
University of Minnesota at Morris biology professor Dr. Paul Zachary Myers doesn't like young Republicans. In fact, he called them "a**holes."
Two men united by illness learn more about friendship during their brief time than anyone expected. See this sweet, tearjerking story!
Contact: Amy Thomases, 917-796-3589, amythomases (at) gmail.com VENICE, Az., April 17, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- "It is never too late. God's world has incredible healing powers; and human choices can change the tide in global warming. Within a single generation, we could steer earth toward our children's future. With God's blessing and help, that generation can begin now." -- His All Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople From the Orthodox church and Chris Source: Hippo Works
Palm Sunday, April 13 marked the beginning of Holy Week, when Christian believers celebrate the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus. That evening, 'The Passion of The Christ' made its commercial television debut on the UP Television Network.
'God is Here, but I am Getting so Tired;' Syrian Christian Mother Mourns Killing of Children from Bombings
Contact: Jerry Dykstra, Open Doors USA, 616-915-4117, email@example.com SANTA ANA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Hanna is a Christian woman living in Damascus, Syria with her husband. She and her husband have two young daughters. Hanna works in a school. Over the last year Hanna has been pouring out her heart about what daily life is like in war-torn Damascus. The Syrian civil war is going into its fourth year and has claimed at least 120,000 lives. Below is Hanna's la Source: Open Doors USA
Angela English says her daughter Kiela was reprimanded for carrying a Bible through the halls of Potosi High School outside of St. Louis. See their story.
Contact: Linda Johnson-LeBlanc, Judson Press, 610-768-2458 VALLEY FORGE, Penn., April 17, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The African American church is a rich and complex phenomenon. Historically, it has played a major role in the advancement of the African American community. But, what is its future? How does it serve the present age? In The Future of the African American Church: An Invitation to Dialogue, authors Ralph Basui Watkins and Justin G. West offer a new and thought-provoking perspe Source: Judson Press
Pastor Shane Idleman of Westside Christian Fellowship Church, advises Christians to celebrate the power of the cross this Easter instead of focusing on the pagan aspects of the holiday.
A recent article in The Christian Post, "Christian Planned Parenthood Executive Challenges Misconceptions About Nation's Leading Abortion Provider" interviewed the new Chair of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Alexis McGill Johnson, where she regurgitated a statistics-free litany of talking points. It was as though I was reading a press release directly from Planned Parenthood.
Preparing for death. For the past half dozen years, I’ve been reading professor D.G. Myers’ literary criticism at A Commonplace Blog. Last week, in a sad post entitled “Dying is a 12-Step Program,” he wrote, “My seven-year-old son Isaac was listening to Gil Roth’s interview with me on the Virtual Memories Show . ‘He will be dead from prostate cancer within the next two years,’ Roth said in introducing me. ‘You’re dying?’ Isaac cried.” If you think literature is