T.D. Jakes, pastor of the 30,000-member Dallas megachurch The Potter’s House, successfully moved into faith-based movies, most recently with the hit Heaven Is for Real, and can be seen giving sermons on religious TV networks almost every day of the week.
Now he wants to expand int...Read More>>
Spoiled or possibly sabotaged measles vaccine has killed as many as 50 children in insurgent-held areas of northwestern Syria, forcing a suspension of a large-scale vaccination campaign intended to stop the spread of measles, mumps, rubella and polio, volunteer medical organizations reported Wedn...Read More>>
An ObamaCare provision that requires individuals to pay separately for abortion coverage to ensure abortions are not funded by taxpayers is being widely ignored by insurance providers, according to a government watchdog report released late Monday.
Republican lawmakers say the “bombshell”...Read More>>
“List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way,” a recent Facebook meme directed. “Don't take more than a few minutes, and don't think too hard. They do not have to be the 'right' books or great works of literature, just ones that have affected you in some way."
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A history teacher in Georgia has taken leave from his classroom over his frustration that he may not speak about God in school.
John Osborne of Sequoyah High School in Canton says that he is using his time off to consider whether or not he will return to class as he does not feel supported...Read More>>
New Zealanders elect a new government on Saturday after a campaign in which several parties and advocacy groups have vied with each other to push child poverty to the top of the political agenda. That this should be the case might surprise the rest of the world.Read More>>
The concept of a Named Person for every child in Scotland is the “ultimate insult” to every loving parent, a senior academic has warned.Read More>>
The players at TuS Makkabit Frankfurt remember Kreshnik B. as a reliable defender. As a member of the Jewish football club's youth B-team, he kept opposing players away from his goal and even shot a few of his own.Read More>>
The controversial Ayaan Hirsi Ali says that the civilized world needs to identify the "core" of Islam before hoping to defeat threats like the Islamic State.Read More>>
Having spent most of his youth as a drug addict in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Turkey’s capital, Can did not think he had much to lose when he was smuggled into Syria with 10 of his childhood friends to join the world’s most extreme jihadist group.Read More>>
A woman believed to be a British medical student who left the UK in order to join ISIS has posted an image on social media of herself holding a severed head.Read More>>
Ukraine's evangelical Christians are bearing the brunt of the country's conflict, often with deadly consequences.Read More>>
James Merritt spent years as senior pastor of an Atlanta-area megachurch that featured a mighty choir.
Then he changed his tune.Read More>>
A sex abuse case that convulsed a remote northern hamlet for years has ended with a defrocked Roman Catholic priest being convicted on 24 of 80 sex-related charges he faced involving Inuit children more than 30 years ago.Read More>>
The theme of the 29th annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City on Sunday was “Islam & America Share Common Values,” but you may not have known that by the looks of some of the displays.Read More>>