Claressa Shields should be on the cover of a Wheaties cereal box, according to over 2,000 people petitioning for the Michigan boxing gold medalist to get the opportunity.
The General Mills brand of Wheaties cereal is known as "The Breakfast of Champions" and has featured the likes of Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, and Wayne Gretzky on its box. Since 21-year-old Shields made history at the 2016 Olympics as the first American boxer to win back-to-back gold medals, thousands believe General Mills should consider putting her on Wheaties box.
Even though former Destiny's Child singer Latavia Roberson suffered a miscarriage that would leave any women emotionally devastated, she is trusting in God's plan for her life.
After news broke that the 34-year-old singer lost her daughter, she revealed that God didn't make a mistake.
"I do truly appreciate every prayer and everything positive that was sent my way. I was, in fact, in the hospital," she wrote on Instagram earlier this week. "And during that time, unfortunately, I lost my daughter but MY GOD never makes mistakes. Thank you for your ongoing prayers! I know my angel is watching over our family! I love you all." more >>
Four former hostages who were held by the Islamic State terror group at an abandoned oil refinery in Syria in 2014 have revealed that Kayla Mueller, the Christian aid worker who was slain in IS captivity last year, refused to deny Jesus Christ despite being repeatedly raped and tortured.
Frida Saide of Sweden and Patricia Chavez of Peru and Belgium, who were held alongside 26-year-old Mueller in the oil refinery, said that despite what Mueller was forced to suffer through, she remained steadfast in her Christian faith, The Associated Press reports.
Chavez noted that Mueller acted like a big sister to the other captured girls, looking to keep up their spirits despite the grim situation they were in. more >>
Former Playboy cover model and 1990s sex symbol Pamela Anderson has come out against pornography, referring to its use as a harmful addiction.
In an op-ed co-authored by social commentator and Orthodox Rabbi Shmuley Boteach for The Wall Street Journal, Anderson pointed to the most recent sexting scandal of former Congressman Anthony Weiner.
"If anyone still had doubts about the addictive dangers of pornography, Anthony Weiner should have put [them to rest] with his repeated, self-sabotaging sexting," wrote Anderson and Boteach earlier this week. more >>
The United Methodist Church is putting a delay on the creation of a commission meant to analyze and possibly suggest changes to the denomination's position on homosexuality.
Earlier this year at their General Conference, UMC delegates approved a resolution that created a commission that would review the Church's positions on homosexuality and gay marriage.
In a statement released Wednesday, the Council of Bishops' Executive Committee noted that an unexpectedly large number of nominees has prompted a delay in the procedure. more >>
Christian colleges were recently given the label of "absolute worst" for LGBT students due to, among other things, requesting a religious exemption to the Obama administration's current interpretation of Title IX regulations.
Campus Pride's "shame list" has 102 Christian colleges and universities at the time of this publication.
There is not a lesser "worst" category. Rather, all colleges that fail Campus Pride's standards are labeled "absolute worst." more >>