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I Finally Discovered the Source of My Anxiety

matt moore

A close relative once told me, "Matt, you've always been a worrier. Even when you were a child — the one time in life when you shouldn't have a care in the world — you always seemed on edge or troubled about something. I have never been able to wrap my mind around it!"

Am I Racist for Criticizing Rioters?

Michael Brown

I get called all kinds of names on a regular basis — from Hitler to homophobe and from pitiful to pathological — but I don't get called a racist all that much (unless, of course, I'm speaking against radical Islam, which somehow makes me a racist, as if Islam was a race and as if criticizing murderous religionists was unfair).

India Is Quietly Shining a Light on the Refugee Crisis

Joseph D\'souza

Earlier this summer, around mid-July, India introduced a bill to its 1955 Citizenship Act. The bill, if passed, will not only prioritize foreign ethnic and religious minorities for citizenship, but will cut their naturalization wait time from eleven to six years.

Ask Chuck: How to Deal With Workplace Gossip?

Chuck Bentley

Dear Chuck, I'm trying to fit in to a new workplace, and I'm on the outside of a lot of the conversations and office gossip. I want to join in, but sometimes the talk gets so hurtful or goes a direction I just don't want to follow. Does the Bible have anything to say about how to talk to people in my office?

9 Reasons Men Should Stay Away From Porn

tyler ward

Pornography has little to do with sex and everything to do with fantasy. And if not confronted, this addiction to fantasy can become a consuming fire threatening all quality of life. So before you go looking again for that woman on the screen, here are nine reasons to stay away from porn.

Why Refugees Aren't Like Skittles

Iraq refugee camp

The global refugee crisis has once again dominated headlines and newsfeeds in the past few days. While world leaders gathered in New York to discuss the unprecedented scope of mass displacement, the son of a presidential candidate took to social media to compare Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles.

Islamic Terrorism Is Not a Narrative

Michael Brown

In the aftermath of this past weekend's Islamic terrorist attacks, White House press secretary Josh Earnest commented, "We are in a narrative battle. Isil want to project the West as being at war with Islam. It's a mythology. And we're debunking that myth. . . . We can't play into this narrative that somehow the United States is fighting Islam."

Seize the Day, Every Day

Joyce Meyer

Have you ever had one of those days when you were busy all day long but when you got to the end of it, you found you hadn't accomplished anything that you wanted or needed to do? It's so frustrating when this happens. And I know what this feels like.

Why Atheism Is Dead on Arrival

dan delzell opinion page

Atheists try not to think about the question: "Why is there something rather than nothing?" Atheism has no rational answer to this fundamental question, and even considering the question has the potential to chip away at the beliefs of an atheist.

God Values Our Availability Over Our Ability

Jonathan “JD” Douglass

You'll see a lot of footage of us from Hillsong UNITED on stage, and in the studio, in the new movie HILLSONG-LET HOPE RISE. We are, after all, worship leaders, and the movie is what some are calling Hollywood's first-ever theatrical worship experience.

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Syria: 'Bloodlust, Barbarism, Hell' Wreck Aleppo in Latest Bombing; Peace 'Almost Impossible,' Says UN Ambs.

Officials from the U.N., U.S., Russia, and other nations are pointing fingers and accusing each other of "barbarism" after the latest round of bombings by Syrian forces killed at least 85 people on Sunday in the besieged city of Aleppo.

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U.S. President Barack Obama

African American History Museum Opens With Ringing of Freedom Bell From Historic First Baptist Church

President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval.

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Casting Crowns' Frontman Mark Hall Slams Lazy Christianity, Calls People to Action (Interview)

Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall says the band hopes their new album, "The Very Next Thing," will encourage Christians to step out of their comfort zone and seek God's plan for their life.

U.S. President Barack Obama
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Obama Should Have Talked About 'Unprecedented Persecution' of Christians at UN, Watchdog Groups Say

Several persecution watchdog groups have said that President Barack Obama should have spoken out more forcefully for persecuted Christians and other religious minorities at his final U.N. General Assembly speech, as world leaders continue meeting this week in New York.

Costanza Miriano
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Women Can Have a More Fulfilling Marriage if They're Submissive, Christian Author Says

Italian writer Costanza Miriano angered women's rights activists across Europe in 2013 when she released her best-selling book, "Marry Him and Be Submissive," advising women to forsake the heresy of feminism and submit to their husbands in order to enjoy a more fulfilling life.