7 Trump Accomplishments That Evangelicals Like

Evangelicals have drawn much criticism after a large majority of them voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, and as many evangelical leaders have acted as informal advisers to the administration. But with 2017 coming to a close, the administration has done much in its first year that conservative evangelicals are celebrating.

730 Rohingya Children Among Thousands Burned Alive, Shot, Beaten to Death in 30 Days of Horror

At least 730 children were among the 6,700 Rohingya refugees who were burned, shot, or beaten to death in the space of a single month earlier this year, a major humanitarian aid group revealed.

Australian Gov't Recommends Making Celibacy Optional for Catholic Priests to Protect Children

The Australian government has recommended that celibacy be made optional for Catholic priests and that they be forced to report any child sexual abuse revealed to them. Recommendations were made in a recently concluded report from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse aimed at protecting children.


Benjamin Watson, Ravens Players Take 25 Underserved Families on Christmas Shopping Spree

Less than 24 hours after suffering a tough primetime loss to their rivals in Pittsburgh on Sunday night, a handful of Baltimore Ravens players, led by devout Christian tight end Benjamin Watson, gave over two dozen underserved families a big Christmas surprise on Monday.

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Amy Grant Declares: Christmas Started Because 'God So Loved the World'

Superstar couple Amy Grant and Vince Gill sat down for an intimate interview with Jenna Bush Hager on the popular NBC morning show "Today" on Thursday and talked about their Christmas traditions. The Christian pop singer declared that Christmas started because of the love of God.


Muslim Mayor of Nazareth Limits Christmas, Says Trump's Jerusalem Move Has 'Taken Away the Joy'

The Muslim mayor of the Israeli city of Nazareth, which has a large Arab population, has decided to cancel some Christmas events, blaming U.S. President Donald Trump for souring the holiday following his controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.


Dear Silicon Valley: First, Do No Harm


The posture of the technology sector, refusing to cooperate with the FBI and law enforcement regarding the opening of locked and encrypted cell phones used by evildoers, is not just callous, it is harmful.


Are the Republicans in Big Trouble in 2018?


Many media outlets described the defeat of Roy Moore in Alabama as a defeat of President Trump, as if the voters in rejecting Moore were rejecting Trump. And, with Trump's approval ratings so low, does this predict a disastrous outcome for Republicans in 2018?


A Retraction I Am Delighted to Make


I am delighted to retract my description of David Berkowitz as "evil." He is not who he was. His transformation shows that the gospel that changed Paul's life still changes lives today.

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Some Good News Out of Charlottesville


Jesus Christ is ultimately the solution to the racial divide in America. As Isaiah the prophet foretold: "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called 'Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.'"


How Roger Waters Stole Christmas

Rock 'n' roll, at its best, is supposed to be about tolerance, peace and love. Does Roger Waters truly want to commemorate this Christmas with even more bigotry and indifference to the suffering of others?


Doing Church and How We Can Re-Think the Way Church Should Be


The command to 'Go' brought about the first congregations and became the continuing vision of their earthly mission for Christ, along with the goal of personal spiritual growth. An end result of this church mission was to reach 'the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.'