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A Texas pastor mobilized his congregation to come to the rescue of the dozens of truck drivers and motorists stranded by an ice storm last Friday.
Kids need dads, according to a neurobiological study published this month in the journal Cerebral Cortex. The absence of fathers during childhood may lead to impaired behavioral and social abilities, and brain defects, researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada, found.
American billionaire Donald Trump met with Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini in Iran, and stepped up his petition calling on the U.S. government to do everything it can to secure the pastor's release ahead of a congressional hearing.
Republican Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn have voiced their support for a group of high school cheerleaders in Texas who are currently involved in a lawsuit over painting Bible verses on banners prior to school football games. A judge had previously ruled the religious banners were constitutional after the school initially banned them, and the case is currently before the Ninth District Court of Appeals.
A teacher in Illinois is being criticized after he reportedly told one of his students she could only write on the topic of abortion for an assignment if she wrote from a pro-abortion perspective.
An Iowa daycare director praised God for allowing her to save the the lives of seven children after the van she was driving burst into flames.
Teen Forced to Stand on Street Corner Holding Jesus Sign as Punishment After Being Suspended for Fighting at School
A teenage girl has been forced to hold a sign referencing Jesus while standing on a street corner in the cold as punishment for getting into a fight at school in Akron, Ohio. Her aunt and guardian has argued that she has tried several other methods of discipline but found this to be the most effective.
The Festivus pole, a relic from the 1990s NBC sitcom "Seinfeld," made an appearance in the Florida Capitol on Tuesday, after a self-described "militant atheist" received permission to set it up near a Nativity scene.
A six-year-old boy has been suspended from school for showing affection to a classmate, something that the school has labeled sexual harassment. But the boy's family is fighting the label of sexual harassment and say that their son meant absolutely no harm.
A bipartisan committee of House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Tuesday on a new budget. The agreement was not the "grand bargain" that many deficit hawks had hoped for, but, if passed, it would provide some stability through 2014 by preventing future "crises," like October's government shutdown.
A Colorado school board has decided to restore "In God we trust" to a school sign.
A Colorado pastor who was convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old family member has been sentenced to life in prison.
After performing at his concert in Portland, Ore., last week, rapper Drake stopped by the Union Gospel Mission to donate a substantial amount of cash for the organization that helps feed and keep the homeless warm during Oregon's harsh winter season.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted an official statement on Friday denouncing its previous theories that black skin color is a sign of a divine curse, or that black people are descended from the biblical figure Cain, and said that its past ban on black priests stemmed from an announcement from former church president Brigham Young in 1852.
Elementary School Teacher Gets Over 4 Million 'Likes' on Viral Photo Teaching 5th Graders About Internet Safety
An elementary school counselor is teaching her students to be careful in what they post on the Internet by sending her own picture viral.
Secularism Among Jewish Millennials Presents an Opportunity for Christians to Share the Gospel, Messianic Jews Say
A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that young Jews do not consider religion as a key component of what it means to be Jewish. This trend, connected to a wider secularism among the youth, provides an opportunity for preaching the Gospel, according to some Messianic Jewish scholars.
A new study out of Ohio State University shows there is a cyclical relationship between casual sex and mental health — poor mental health contributes do more casual sex, which leads to more mental health problems.
Two young foster children living in Knox County, Tenn., have been granted an early Christmas wish after they sent a prayer balloon into the sky this past summer asking God to give them adoptive parents and a forever home by the end of December.
An evangelical financial organization has released on Wednesday the findings of its fourth annual "State of Giving" report, which notes that giving to member groups has increased over the past two years.
A humble first grade teacher who lived in the small Connecticut town of Simsbury surprised her neighbors and her local church with the massive donations she left them after she passed away in 2011 at the age of 87.
A historically Methodist, Texas university has designated a space for its Muslim students to pray.
A Florida-based animal rights organization that is suing New York state to give legal personhood for chimpanzees holds a neutral stance on abortion.
Nearing Sandy Hook Massacre Anniversary, White House Announces $100 Million for Mental Health Improvements
The White House has announced that they will give $100 million to help fund improvements in mental health facilities and access in the United States.
The anonymous tipper who has left over $80,000 worth of tips to waiters throughout the country has been identified by a New York City waiter as Jack Selby, the former vice president of PayPal.com.
The man whose childhood relationship with Michael Jackson became the subject of the singer's 2005 sex abuse trial married the daughter of a pastor last month.
While a 15 percent spike in homelessness in Los Angeles has some pushing for an outdoor feeding ban, others believe the real problem is a disconnect between long-time homeless missions and transient volunteers.
An atheist group in Ellsworth, Maine, recently made a float to be shown in the town's annual Christmas parade this past weekend in an attempt to make local residents more aware of the atheist organization.
Three of the richest healthcare insurance companies in America are reluctant to join the state exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." One expert said their minimal participation will contribute to making the Obamacare plan in the exchanges essentially the same low quality as Medicaid.
A Satanic religious group has expressed an interest in erecting a monument next to a Ten Commandments display in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Authorities in Oakland County, Mich., are currently investigating whether a church member attempted to burn down his church using Molotov cocktails earlier this week.
A language teacher at a Catholic high school near Philadelphia was terminated from his job last week after he told school officials he was applying for a gay marriage license with his partner in neighboring New Jersey.
With only five days remaining on the congressional schedule before legislators depart Capitol Hill for their home states, two competing Senate bills aiming to transform how the United States Armed Forces handle sexual assault cases might get lost in the shuffle.
A new congressional hearing has been set next week for American pastor Saeed Abedini's case, with his wife, Naghmeh, and the American Center for Law and Justice hoping that President Barack Obama and Congress will make saving his life a top priority.
Christian leaders have expressed their sentiments of remembrance and sorrow at the news of the death of South African human rights activist and racial pioneer Nelson Mandela.
More than 40 groups have signed on to sponsor an event geared towards combating pornography in the United States.
An elementary school in Texas has banned Christmas trees and the colors red and green at its upcoming "winter" party though a recently passed state law protects traditional holiday greetings and displays at public schools. The school's principal said in an email that she and the PTA chose to ban Christmas at the party to avoid "offending anyone."
The babysitter for three-year-old Autumn Elgersma has been charged with murder after admittedly throwing the toddler to the ground in a fit of rage. Rochelle Sapp, 33, has been charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment after the toddler died from head injuries.
A group of more than 60 clergy have signed and sent a letter to the owner of a National Football League team demanding that the franchise change its Native American derived name.
A major atheist group unveiled its own nonreligious holiday monument at Florida's capitol building in response to the recent installment of a nativity scene.
A boy with a rare type of cancer who had his health insurance plan canceled after the Affordable Care Act took effect in October is inspiring many to turn to God.