YouTube sensation and Christian author Jefferson Bethke hopes to re-spark the faith of millions of millennials who feel Christianity has failed them with his new book, It's Not What You Think: Why Christianity Is About So Much More Than Going to Heaven When You Die, which examines first century Church practices and demonstrates how they can reinvigorate the Body of Christ in today's society.
Bethke cemented himself as a mouthpiece for millennial Christians with his 2013 viral spoken word YouTube video Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus, which led to an accompanying New York Times best-selling book, titled Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough.
By delivering Christian Orthodox views in a seemingly rebellious and fresh way, Bethke has sent shockwaves throughout the Evangelical world and attracted a loyal following of young people. more >>
Conservative activists delivered a petition to Capitol Hill with over 130,000 signatories in defense of a U.S. soldier recently discharged for beating an Afghan police commander who allegedly raped a child.
Sgt. Charles Martland was discharged by the U.S. Army upon admitting that he had physically assaulted the police commander, who reportedly admitted to repeatedly raping an Afghan boy.
Family Research Council Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin (ret.) met with Senator John McCain on Friday afternoon regarding the matter. more >>
There are so many unsung heroes in our everyday life, people who do all the jobs and things the rest of us take for granted.
How would our society function without all the crossing-guards, janitors, truck drivers, and other blue-collar workers?
One of those unsung heroes is Mr. Patton, a custodian for at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee. more >>
This time Daisy is the one doing the driving. And has paws.
A Maltese-Chihuahua mix that must've realized its human passenger was too young to take the wheel, Daisy went for it, going around town; or at least, a local driveway.
Either way, the canine makes some good turns for a creature that is incapable of gripping a wheel and gives Oliver, who rides shotgun, a rip-roaring fun time. more >>
A Pennsylvania husband and father who is dying from neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer is seeking help from the world to look after his family after his death.
Kenneth McHugh, a businessman who has been fighting the disease for about five years, started a GoFundMe account in August.
Titled "Dying Dad's wish for his 4 Kids," as of Friday morning the project has raised over $35,000 from 277 people. more >>
The American Center for Law and Justice has claimed that Islamic indoctrination is growing into a "nationwide epidemic," based on several cases of public school students allegedly being taught Islamic ideology. The conservative law group said that as many as 7,000 Tennessee residents have called to complain about students being require to learn the Five Pillars of Islam.
"For the last several years, parents from across the country have contacted the ACLJ — from California to Maine — concerned about the teaching of Islam in their local schools. It seems that many schools may be going well beyond simply teaching about a religion. From disparate treatment of religions, to distortion of truth, the teaching of Islam seems entrenched with problems," the ACLJ wrote in a statement shared with The Christian Post on Thursday.
According to the law group, students in Tennessee and Georgia have been told to recite an Islamic conversion creed, while in one Nashville middle school students were reportedly told to write "Allah is the only God," the Daily Caller reported in September. more >>