With two Mormon contenders for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination and Robert Jeffress’ recent comments about Mormonism being a cult, the Church of Latter-day Saints is again in the spotlight for its theological beliefs. But the answer to whether or not Mormonism should be labeled a cult is not an easy one. It is a question that even leading theologians are wrestling with.3 comments
The word "cult," once simply used by certain groups to denote a system of religious practice, has become a topic of intense national debate. After Dr. Robert Jeffress' explosive comments in October regarding Mitt Romney, Mormonism and cults, defining the term may even be a crucial factor in the 2012 presidential race.
Too much time on your behind may increase your risk for breast and colon cancer, scientists say. A new study linked inactivity and prolonged periods of sitting to new cases of cancer in the United States. The analysis presented by the American Institute for Cancer Research this week cited about 49,000 new cases of breast cancer and about 43,000 new cases of colon cancer per year.
Halloween is over, but zombies are still threatening your health, scientists say. “Zombie” cells, that is. However, purging the body of these senescent cells, which no longer function as they should, may stop the progression of aging, scientists at Mayo Clinic report in a new study.
The leading cause of death among college students does not come as a surprise to Juli Slattery, family psychologist with Focus on the Family. More college students die from suicide than from drinking, a new study shows.
Now you can hear Billy Graham’s messages with just a few clicks. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association announced the launch of the Billy Graham Audio Archives Wednesday.
Just let them be kids.That’s what Christian family experts are saying, after a new study released showed that kids whose parents hover on the playground get less physical activity.
For those wanting to do more than just drop some change into a bucket this Christmas, there is another way to help those in need. J. C. Penney, Inc., and The Salvation Army launched an enhanced Angel Giving Tree online, just in time for Christmas
The rumor mill is grinding away today after reports that teen idol Justin Bieber has fathered a 3-month-old baby. Bieber tweeted that he's going to ignore the rumors.
Filmgoers disenchanted with the glut of horror flicks lately will appreciate the recent announcement that another "Left Behind" movie is in the works.3 comments
Rusty Rohr was raised in a Christian home. He accepted the Lord when he was 5. He even completed a pastoral internship. Rohr is a recovering pornography addict.
It's a Bible study, with teeth. New York Times best-selling author Ron Brackin has decided to use the horror trend to further the Gospel with his latest book, The Gospel According to Dracula: A Bible Study.
Watch out: A vampire may enter your next Bible study. Just in time for Halloween, Ron Brackin, bestselling co-author of Son of Hamas, recently released his latest book, The Gospel According to Dracula: A Bible Study.
A memorial service is being held Wednesday for a Phoenix pastor who was killed in a highway accident in Uganda last week. The pastor, the Rev. Leo Godzich, was the head of the National Association of Marriage Enhancement and a counselor to Ted Haggard after his scandal.
"I came back at her and said – in a controlled, but angry voice – 'I absolutely know what it's like. Your daddy is doing things that hurt me and I am still called to love him as his wife."Tags Culture