Weird Al Yankovic earns praise from English teachers for 'Word Crimes'

Weird Al Yankovic earns praise from English teachers for 'Word Crimes'

His parody on the pop song 'Blurred Lines' is a hit with kids and makes grammar cool

Though portrayed as 11-century Medieval knights, this image from Hal Foster’s “Prince Valiant” gives a good impression of the fury of Arthur’s Combrogi cavalryment in the charge down the slopes of Badon Hill.

When things look really hopeless Christians have a duty to be hopeful

Did God permit His Church to be wiped out in the darkest hours of the 6th century?

What does the Bible say about premarital sex?

Does the Bible really condone premarital sex?

The church has a responsibility to practice discipline in regard to flagrant, known sin

'Dating Naked' reality show marks new low in TV's soft-core slide

'Dating Naked' reality show marks new low in TV's soft-core slide

Does it really matter? Absolutely, if one holds a Biblical worldview

Screen grabs of the shrine of Jonas, revered by Christians and Muslims alike, exploding near Mosul in northern Iraq.

Muslim militants blow up tombs of Biblical Jonah and Daniel in Iraq

According to Isis, the mosque that housed Jonah’s tomb 'had become a place for apostacy'

Former Italian Minister Claudio Scajola taken into custody on suspicion of helping businessman flee Italian justice after a conviction for Mafia links. The Mafia still cloak themselves in symbols of Catholicism, and the region's bishops have had enough.

Italian bishops try to reveal truth behind mafia's faith

The godfather at a child's baptism who also orders brutal crimes is, sadly, very real

This screen grab is believed to show Dr. Lee Silverman, who fired back at Richard Plotts when the psychiatric patient opened fire on Thursday at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage with his own gun

Psychiatrist shoots patient who grazed his head and killed a caseworker in front of him

Seth Michael Jackson, 29 (r), and his 26-year-old partner Payton Schroeder (l). Inset - Seth and baby Anna.

Gay man arrested after baby he wanted to adopt dies in hot car

He and partner were in the process of adopting the 10-month-old girl; other child escaped

'Dating Naked' reality show marks new low in TV's soft-core slide

'Dating Naked' reality show marks new low in TV's soft-core slide

Does it really matter? Absolutely, if one holds a Biblical worldview

A tawdry and titillating TV trend is underway. Seven, that's right, seven shows are being rolled out featuring one central theme: complete nudity.

Romans 1:21-32, written to an enlightened civilization that completely destroyed itself, lays out a pattern repeated throughout history that ha...

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In 2012 44 abortion clinics operated in Texas; now just eight remain

In 2012 44 abortion clinics operated in Texas; now just eight remain

But Planned Parenthood is killing the competition and doubling its market share

On September 1 a new pro-life law will take effect in Texas that requires abortion clinics to meet the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers, abortionists to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of the clinic, and the abortion pill RU-486 to be dispensed per FDA protocol...

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When modesty is hot: how much skin before it's sin?

When modesty is hot: how much skin before it's sin?

Experts say being modest doesn't mean a woman can't let her beauty shine

How much skin can a girl show before it's a sin? Modesty can be a sticky subject, even among Christians.

But experts say being modest doesn't mean a woman can't let her beauty shine.

In fact, that's the point.

If you look around, it's easy to think modesty is dead. Everywhere...

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Facebook and infidelity: Part cause, part symptom

Facebook and infidelity: Part cause, part symptom

Researcher concludes social media 'accelerates opportunities for human depravity'

Many times a week, Russell Moore talks with couples “who are in crisis because of an act of infidelity.”

And he’s done so for years, as a pastor, teacher, seminary dean and now head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

He says he “can’t think...

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Park View School in Birmingham

Trojan horse school 'ordered some pupils to act as religious police'

Official review reveals school trained 160 students to 'police' fellow pupils and staff

The concerns over the “Trojan Horse” plot revealed by an official report include claims that dozens of pupils were recruited as “religious police” to spy on fellow students and staff.

More than 150 pupils at Park View school were tasked with reporting behaviour “deemed unacceptable by cons...

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What does the Bible say about premarital sex?

Does the Bible really condone premarital sex?

The church has a responsibility to practice discipline in regard to flagrant, known sin

Occasionally church leaders email me, asking for my opinion on various personal or church problems. This spring, I received a note from a church leader in another city. The location isn't important, because the situation he outlined is common across the nation.

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This screen grab is believed to show Dr. Lee Silverman, who fired back at Richard Plotts when the psychiatric patient opened fire on Thursday at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage with his own gun

Psychiatrist shoots patient who grazed his head and killed a caseworker in front of him

A Pennsylvania doctor is being hailed a hero today after he seriously injured a patient who went on a shooting spree in his office.

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Seth Michael Jackson, 29 (r), and his 26-year-old partner Payton Schroeder (l). Inset - Seth and baby Anna.

Gay man arrested after baby he wanted to adopt dies in hot car

He and partner were in the process of adopting the 10-month-old girl; other child escaped

A gay Wichita, Kansas man who was trying to adopt a 10-month-old girl with his partner was arrested on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment Thursday when the infant died after he forgot that he had left her and another child inside his car in scorching 90-degree weather.

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Obama’s executive order is unconstitutional on every level

Obama’s executive order is unconstitutional on every level

This president is doing exactly what he promised – 'fundamentally transforming' the nation

On Monday, President Obama issued an executive order which violates every part of the Constitution it touches. Not, of course, that this is unusual for this president.

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Burger King's gay-pride whopper promotion backfires

Burger King's gay-pride whopper promotion backfires

American Family Association and prominent Christian leaders are urging a BK boycott

The American Family Association has launched a campaign against a Burger King promotion in San Francisco that featured a rainbow-packaged, limited-edition gay pride Whopper, warning that the fast food chain may go national with the burger.

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Screen grabs of the shrine of Jonas, revered by Christians and Muslims alike, exploding near Mosul in northern Iraq.

Muslim militants blow up tombs of Biblical Jonah and Daniel in Iraq

According to Isis, the mosque that housed Jonah’s tomb 'had become a place for apostacy'

Members of a militant Muslim group have blown up the tombs of the biblical prophets Jonah and Daniel, according to reports.

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Former Italian Minister Claudio Scajola taken into custody on suspicion of helping businessman flee Italian justice after a conviction for Mafia links. The Mafia still cloak themselves in symbols of Catholicism, and the region's bishops have had enough.

Italian bishops try to reveal truth behind mafia's faith

The godfather at a child's baptism who also orders brutal crimes is, sadly, very real

In southern Italy, the Mafia, the 'Ndrangheta and other organized criminal gangs still cloak themselves in symbols of Catholicism, and the region's bishops have had enough.

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People pass by the damaged Bab al-Tob police station in central Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

UN warns ISIS has ordered women and girls in Iraq city to undergo FGM

A top official says all females age 11 to 46 are to have their genitals mutilated

The radical Al-Qaeda splinter group controlling a third of Iraq has ordered all girls and women in and around the northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations warned Thursday.

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Pope Francis high-fiveing Texas-based televangelist James Robison

Pope Francis makes an unscheduled visit to Caserta

The local bishop was 'thunderstruck' to discover His Holiness arriving in his diocese

When the news got out, and was confirmed by Fr. Federico Lombardi, that Pope Francis intended to make a private visit to Caserta to meet with a friend, the pastor of a local Evangelical community, the city's bishop, Giovanni D'Alise, was thunderstruck. He hadn't been told a thing.

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, with her daughter Maya in her arms, at the Vatican, July 24, 2014.

Cleared of 'apostacy' Meriam Ibrahim finally escapes Sudan

She flees to Rome and receives a blessing from Pope Francis

Pope Francis has met privately with a Sudanese mother in Rome who was put on death row for refusing to become a Muslim, blessing both her and the baby she had while in prison.

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Though portrayed as 11-century Medieval knights, this image from Hal Foster’s “Prince Valiant” gives a good impression of the fury of Arthur’s Combrogi cavalryment in the charge down the slopes of Badon Hill.
Did God permit His Church to be wiped out in the darkest hours of the 6th century?

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