Christian Leaders Must Help Save British Woman Held Hostage in Iran: Former Archbishop of Canterbury

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, called on Christian leaders to intervene for the release of a British mother being held in an Iranian prison, condemning London and Tehran for putting diplomacy before the life of the woman.

Alabama Pastors Condemn Sexual Exploitation of Women by Men in Power

Baptist pastors and other ministers in Alabama have denounced and condemned sexual abuse, assault, harassment and exploitation of women, especially by men in power, in the wake of sexual misconduct accusations against Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore.

History Prof. Instructs College Students to Use 'Gender-Neutral Language' in Research Papers

A history professor at a university in California instructed her students to use gender-neutral language when writing their research reports and warned them not to use certain gender-specific language and pronouns.


Democrats React to Al Franken Sexual Assault Allegations, Now Say Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned

Congressional Democrats are speaking out after sexual misconduct allegations were lodged against Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., with many condemning the liberal lawmaker but stopping short of saying he should resign.

Church & Ministries


Charles Dickens' Christian Values at Heart of 'The Man Who Invented Christmas,' Director Says

Generations have seen numerous adaptations of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in books, stage plays, movies and cartoons. And starting next week fans of the age-old classic can experience the story like never before — through the eyes of Dickens himself.


North Korean Defector Shot by Border Guards Is Fighting for His Life, Infested With 11 Inch Worms

Enormous 11 inch parasites have been found inside the body of a North Korean soldier who was recently shot by border guards as he fled across the border, revealing clues as to the poor health conditions inside the secretive regime.

Lamborghini Donates $200K Custom Car to Pope


A custom approximately $200,000 Lamborghini Huracán RWD donated to Pope Francis Wednesday by the luxury car maker Automobili Lamborghini is expected to fetch an even higher price at an auction to help the pontiff's four favorite charities next year after he blessed the vehicle and sealed it with his autograph.


7 Ways Being Nice Hurts Your Church

Unfortunately, I've seen it again and again. Church leaders and members sacrifice the health and good of the church for fear of hurting one or a few persons. The body is sacrificed for the sake of a few members. We think we are being nice, but we are hurting the church.


Will Trump Policies Increase Abortion?

Last month, two analysts from the think tank Third Way published an opinion piece in U.S. News and World Report claiming that new Trump-administration policies would cause a surge in the abortion rate.

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Stop Playing Defense in Youth Ministry!


We play a lot of defense in youth ministry. We fight against tough opponents like teen suicide, marijuana and opioid addiction, cyber-bullying, sexting and on and on and on the list goes. Teenagers today are up against a long list of enemies and we want to help them win. But it is almost impossible to win the battle for the hearts, minds and souls of the next generation by just playing defense.


Saving the Planet While Losing Your Soul

Many people engage in life-saving rescue efforts, whether it involves saving things, saving animals, or saving people. While some folks strive to save the whales, others work hard to save unborn babies; still others are busy trying to save the planet.


4 Super Simple and Effective Ways to Become a Better Speaker


I've been speaking to teenagers for almost three decades now, during a third of that time I was a preaching pastor as well. I'm terrible at sports (uncoordinated) and horrific at hobbies (easily distracted) so I've poured everything I have into becoming a better, more impacting communicator.