North Korea's Persecution of Christians 'On Par With Nero's Rome,' Expert Says

Christians in North Korea are facing persecution that is likely "on par" with the level of persecution that the Early Christian Church faced under Roman emperor Nero, a prominent human rights activist said during a Capitol Hill briefing Wednesday.

Franklin Graham: 'Islam Is a Threat to Our Very Life; Hell Awaits Jihadists, Not 70 Virgins'

The Rev. Franklin Graham warned jihadists that the flames of hell, rather than 70 virgins, await them in the afterlife, and also described Islam as a "threat to our very life," following Monday's bombing in Manchester, England, which killed 22 people.

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Christian School Says Student Is Barred From Graduation for 'Immoral' Sex, Not Pregnancy

Heritage Academy, a small independent Christian school in Maryland that has been facing public criticism over its decision to bar a pregnant student-athlete from participating in her graduation next month, broke its silence Tuesday to clarify that the student was being punished for her "immoral" premarital sex, not her pregnancy.

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Government Spending: Where Will the Money Come From?

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Today, I think most people believe that for the government, if not for themselves personally, money really does grow on trees. Encouraged by the magic of Keynesian Economics, politicians have been allowed to spend $20 trillion more than they collected in taxes.

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Silent Preachers Deny Christ

I think preachers are some of the greatest traitors to the cause of Christ. Like Peter, I don't think they mean to deny their Lord, but they do it all the time. They just don't realize how badly they're caught up in their own weakness.

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Christian School Was Wrong to Punish Pregnant Student

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The story, which was published over the weekend in The New York Times, has infuriated scores of Americans. It also sadly has reinforced negative stereotypes of Christians as legalistic and hypocritical jerks, who simultaneously rail against abortion, while shaming those who choose life.

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Can a Christian Ever Really Be Free From Porn?

We regularly say things like, "Through God all things are possible," or, "God offers us freedom from our sins," but in the next breath, we talk about porn and sin as "something we will always have to deal with."

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Gloria Steinem: Own It. You Are Pro-Abortion.

Pro-abortion eugenicists, like Steinem, are in a constant state of denial, claiming they're "pro-choice", not "pro-abortion". Apparently pro-slavery politicians weren't really for slavery, they were merely pro-jobs ... or pro-economic freedom ... or pro-trade.

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How to Love and Serve Hurting North Koreans

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A few years ago, I was driven across a single-lane bridge from China across the Tumen River into North Korea. It was a cold day despite the bright sunshine as a few friends and I were ushered into a powder-blue building where soldiers directed us to metal detectors.

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'Adult' Is Not a Verb

"#Adulting" is what kids post on social media to congratulate themselves for the rather ordinary feats of paying the bills, finishing the laundry, or just getting to work on time. If our kids don't know what it means to be adults, parents, we should be asking ourselves, are we teaching them?

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Pray for Pence; He May Be President Soon

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The polar opposite of Donald Trump in every discernable way – policy convictions, demeanor, style, graciousness, thoughtfulness – Pence is in the midst of a whirlwind that conservatives (and all Americans) need him to emerge from in-tact.