Saudi Arabia and the Islamic State terrorist group have a nearly identical justice system in their interpretation of Shariah law and the use of capital punishment, according to a Middle Eastern news site.
Known as Middle East Eye, the news site posted a chart on Twitter Tuesday noting the similarities between the legal code of the Saudi Kingdom and ISIS.
Retired neurosurgeon-turned-conservative-star and likely 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson, said Tuesday that Congress has the right to remove judges who rule in favor of same-sex marriage.
In an interview with Iowa talk radio host Steve Deace, Carson argued that Congress should "reprimand or remove" federal judges who issue "unconstitutional" rulings striking down state bans on same-sex marriage.
"What the president and what the Supreme Court need to reiterate is that the states have a mechanism whereby they can determine the will of the people, it's called ballot referendum. It has been done multiple times already, 32 states have indicated that marriage is between a man and a woman, and a few judges have come and overturned that," said Carson. more >>
Radio shock jock and host of the Power 105.1 morning show "The Breakfast Club" Charlemagne said God recently revealed his plans to open up an Applebees-style ministry during an interview with singer Jasmin Sullivan last week.
Charlemagne was discussing a relationship with God with Sullivan and suggested she start making gospel music due to her faith. She answered the host by encouraging him to become a preacher. He then replied with his plans for a future "Applebees" church ministry.
"I always said that when I'm done with all of this, I'm going to open up some type of congregation," said Charlemagne. "I don't want a church. I want something that's kind of like an Applebees where people could go there and eat, and like share the Word with each other and drink." more >>
One man helped lead the United States of America into a new era of race relations, spearheading the massive grassroots call for racial equality.
On Monday, Americans will observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The federal holiday includes a day off school and a call to contemplation on the state of race in America.
Below are five facts about the holiday, the ways that people celebrate it, and how in at least one state, Dr. King with grouped with peers not often associated with the civil rights leader. more >>
Rapper and outspoken Christian, MC Jin, recently made an appearance at the DoomsDay Cypher on the popular satellite radio show SwaysUniverse where he rapped a radical message.
The segment featured several rappers and Jin used his part to first address the demand for him to return to the battle rap scene he once dominated. He then touched on his faith in an aggressive and interesting way.
"Jin, ain't you a Christian rapper and you forget, it's like 30 something bars and you ain't mention Jesus yet," boasted the MC. "I saved the best for last don't forget what I said. Yes Jesus is alive and religion is dead." more >>
Pastor and Crazy Love author Francis Chan answered the question of what makes a boyfriend ready for marriage on John Piper's Ask Pastor John podcast by recalling a time when his older daughter brought a guy home.
He recounted, "My daughter did bring home a guy a few months ago from college and some of my friends asked her, they said 'hey how serious are you with him' and they told me her answer was so weird. They said her answer was 'I just want to hang out with him long enough to see if God answers his prayers.' That's a weird answer but in her mind that was her gauge."
The California preacher went on to describe how in his home, answered prayer is the measure of strong relationship with God. more >>