Zoe Hastings, an 18-year-old Texas teenager who was getting ready for work in the mission field was murdered and her bloodied body dumped in a creek earlier this month while she was on her way to church.
Police revealed on Saturday that they had arrested a man they suspect carried out the crime but no motive has yet been released.
A probable cause affidavit cited by KSL and filed on Saturday, exactly one week aftter the teenager was buried, names Antonio Lamar Cochran, 34, as the suspected killer. A CBS report on Monday noted that earlier this year he was acquitted of sexual assault. more >>
Now here's a grandmother whose house you would go over the river and through the woods to visit.
Ann Romney, wife of former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, recently explained "how to be a freakin' awesome grandma."
Given that she has, as of October, 23 grandkis, one would think that Mrs. Romney would be a master when it comes to being a freakin' awesome grandma," or that she would simply be totally worn out. more >>
They're at it again! Gavin Free and Daniel Gruchy, more famously known as The Slow Mo Guys, have given the Internet another cool series of slow moving images.
This time the two Brits take a foam ball, engorge it with water, and spin the sphere in midair.
The goal is to create a beautiful galaxy-like work that the duo best describes as being "gnarly." more >>
A former employee of Presbyterian Church (USA) who sued the denomination over claims of defamation has filed an appeal.
The Rev. Roger Dermody, former deputy executive director for mission at the Presbyterian Mission Agency, filed the appeal last week before the Court of Appeals of Kentucky, according to Presbyterian News Service.
In April of 2010, Dermody accepted the position of deputy executive director for mission. He had previously served as executive pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church of Los Angeles, a 3,000-member congregation with an annual budget in 2010 of approximately $9.8 million. more >>
United Methodist Church leadership has recently endorsed a plan to change the name of its central rule book.
Bishops of the divided denomination plan to change the name of the Book of Discipline to Things United Methodists Don't Agree On.
For centuries and centuries it has been widely accepted in American Christianity that Satanism is a bad thing. But hopeful reformers look to make the Church more welcoming of people it has long marginalized as being evil and wrong.
In recent years, organizations like Cheap Grace Ministries Network, Light Bearer Presbyterians, Accuser Baptists, and Abaddon Out Loud are trying to help churches become more accepting of their Satanic neighbors.