North Korea Detains Korean-American Teacher in Pyongyang

A Korean-American citizen, who teaches at a university funded by evangelical Christians and has reportedly been involved in aid and relief programs to North Korea, was detained at Pyongyang's international airport while trying to leave that country, according to reports.

Conservative Anglicans Ready for 'Nuclear Option' as Church of England Softens on Homosexuality

Conservative African and Asian Anglican church leaders are reportedly ready to put forth their own bishop in the Church of England in defiance of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who they believe is softening on gay marriage.

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City Harvest Megachurch Sees Off Pastor Kong Hee to Prison, Vows to Carry on Following 'Trauma'

Singapore's City Harvest Church, one of the nation's largest megachurches, has vowed to carry on following God's purpose as its founder and senior pastor, Kong Hee, began his three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Friday.

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ISIS Terror Attacks Make Security Key Issue in France's Presidential Election

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This week's terror attack on the Champs-Élysées is likely to make security a key issue in the presidential election, the first round of which will be held Sunday, days after a written note defending the Islamic State was found lying next to the body of the gunman who shot dead a policeman. Voters had thus far been concerned mostly about the lack of economic growth in the country.

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Love: The Christian Answer to Abortion

According to research by the abortion industry, more than half of women who undergo an abortion cite their partner's absence or unsupportiveness as a reason for choosing abortion. In short: the crisis in a "crisis pregnancy" is not the preborn child; the crisis is an absence of love.

Opinion

Inside the Coptic Church Bombings

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On Palm Sunday, two bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt killed nearly 50 persons and injured 120 others. I heard about it from two of my relatives-in-law, who were near enough to hear and feel the blast at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria.

Opinion

Do You Grieve Sin in a Godly Way?

Many of us are painfully familiar with the sorrow that follows sinful acts. Whenever the cheap thrill of a transgression wears off, our souls swell with regret, frustration, and maybe even despair. But this is a good response, isn't it? Only regenerate hearts respond negatively to sin, right?

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When Should I SPEND Money?

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I've been following Crown Financial Ministries for years and appreciate your advice on avoiding debt and putting God first through tithing, but is there ever a time when you SHOULD spend money?

Opinion

5 Lies About Waiting for God

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A job, a true love, a baby, a cure ... Most of us are waiting on something from God. And Satan loves to torment us and tell us lies during those seasons of waiting. Here are some of the lies Satan will tell you about waiting and how to combat them.

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What If You Could Outrun Death?

What if you could outrun death? Would you try to do it? What got me thinking about this hypothetical concept was an article this week in the New York Times entitled, "An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life." Well, it's certainly an intriguing thought.

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NYT Posts Op-Ed of Convicted Terrorist, Murderer; Fails to Mention

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A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York Times op-ed that omitted his crimes and terrorist organization membership and sparked scathing rebuke from the international community, the newspaper added a brief editor's note acknowledging the murder and terror-related convictions that led to his imprisonment.

Opinion

Fake News: Are Evangelicals the Problem?

It's refreshing to find secular sources finally concerned about truth, now that Donald Trump is president. But blaming evangelicals, who've been fighting the "truth is relative" concept in America for over 100 years, is misplaced.

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How to Kill Youth Group Drama

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Many youth leaders are struggling with "youth group drama." A hyper-sensitive clique of girls is mad at a insensitive clique of sarcastic boys (or vice-verse or mix-n-match.) Sides are taken. Words are spoken. Words are hurled. Feelings are hurt.