For 40 years Jesus House, a nondenominational Christian outreach organization, has been transforming the lives of those battling addiction, suffering from mental illness, or facing the perils of homelessness and poverty. More than a shelter, Jesus House is a hub of community support that transforms the lives of their residents, as well as the tens of thousands of people who depend on the work of Jesus House volunteers who seek out the needs of the community.
Gosnell Found Guilty of 3 First-Degree Murder Charges, Involuntary Manslaughter of Patient Who Died in Abortion Clinic
Abortionist Kermit Gosnell has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of patient Karnamaya Mongar who died at his late-term abortion clinic, and three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of four babies born alive inside the Women's Medical Society abortion clinic in West Philadelphia, Pa., that he operated for 40 years.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke about the IRS's admission to targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status in 2012, and said the action was not politically motivated and the Administration wasn't aware of the issue until Friday.
Dannah Gresh, a best-selling author and advocate for the sexual purity movement, was a featured speaker at this year's TEDxPSU event at Pennsylvania State University, and spoke about sexual myths that are hurting teenagers and college students who are navigating a culture that promotes tolerance of all sexual behaviors and choices, except abstinence.
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have set a May 22 deadline in which they expect public health officials from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. to provide them with "details on state licensing of abortion clinics and providers, information on revoked licenses, state inspections of clinics and disciplinary actions," so they can "examine how each state regulates and monitors abortion clinics and protects the health and safety of women."
Gosnell Jury Enters Eighth Day of Deliberations; Jurors Told Not to Watch Fox News' Special 'See No Evil'
The eighth day of deliberations will commence on Thursday for the diverse group of jurors comprised of seven women and five men who are reviewing the murder charges against abortionist Kermit Gosnell and his co-defendant, Eileen O'Neill.
McDonald's Corp.'s tweet to Charles Ramsey has led many to speculate on the fast-food giant's plans to offer the Cleveland, Ohio, man a reward for helping Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight escape a house where they were reportedly held captive for 10 years.
Pro-life group Live Action has released the fourth of six undercover videos as part of their project, titled "Inhuman: Undercover in America's Late-Term Abortion Industry," that exposes late-term abortion practices in clinics throughout the United States.
Public school students who've endured ridicule for their Christian beliefs created a newly released video, titled "The Thaw," in which they ask, "Why can't I pray in school? Why am I called names because I believe in marriage the way God designed it? Why can't Tim Tebow praise God after making a touchdown without causing a national uproar?"
The "Pay it Forward" project at Edgarton Christian Academy in Newfield, N.J., looked like an impossible mission for students in the eighth-grade graduating class who took on the challenge of turning $40 stipends into transformational gifts that benefit their community.
The federal government is giving millions of taxpayers' dollars to universities and colleges throughout the United States to study the stigma of transgender communities in India, the perception of circumcision among gay men in Colombia, alcohol-related sex behaviors and risks in African countries, and a text messaging intervention program for people living with tuberculosis in Argentina, among others.
Senate Resolution Calls for Investigation Into Abortion Industry, Violations of Babies' Civil Rights
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), is taking a bold stand against the abortion industry by introducing a resolution on the Senate floor calling for federal, state and local government investigations into illegal abortion practices and annual inspections of all abortion clinics nationwide.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will be among the speakers at the "Stand with Scouts Sunday" nationwide simulcast event to support Boy Scouts of America's membership policies on homosexuality.
Outspoken San Diego Pastor Chris Clark of the East Clairemont Southern Baptist Church of San Diego, Calif., isn't shy about defending citizens' rights when it comes to government encroachment, especially when it pertains to parental rights.
The Rev. Rastko Trbuhovich, the parish priest at St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, N.Y., said he's proud to welcome visitors who are flocking to his church to view the completed work of Father Theodore Jurewicz, an American painter and iconographer who last month completed a six-year project of painting sacred Christian images inside the church.
President Obama issued his annual proclamation declaring the first Thursday in May as the National Day of Prayer, a long-standing 62-year tradition that began with Democratic President Harry Truman.
Actress Margaret Colin, who is best known for her roles on "As the World Turns" and "Gossip Girls," has spoken out against New York's Reproductive Health Act, a bill supported by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that removes restrictions on abortion, such as parental notification and a 24-hour waiting period.
The Washington Post and New York Times rejected advertising revenue last week from the American Life League that wanted to buy full-page ads revealing sexually graphic images that Planned Parenthood distributes to children as young as 10.
Boy Scouts officials in Houston, Texas, voted Monday to maintain the organization's policies that bar openly gay youth who seek to participate in troop activities.
Abortionist Kermit Gosnell, 72, could receive the death penalty or life in prison if jurors find him guilty of any one of the four counts of first-degree murder for killing four babies born alive in his West Philadelphia abortion clinic. He also faces charges for one count of third-degree murder in the death of patient Karnamaya Mongar who died at his clinic in 2009. The jury is expected to begin deliberations on Tuesday.
Pro-life group Live Action has released two undercover videos as part of their project, titled "Inhuman: Undercover in America's Late-Term Abortion Industry," that exposes late-term abortion practices in clinics from across the country, starting with clinics in Bronx, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.
Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Steve Scalise (R-La.), and 70 other House members sent three separate letters to ABC, NBC and CBS news executives asking them to end their media blackout of the Kermit Gosnell trial, and to start covering "high-profile abortion controversies" that are of interest to the public.
President Barack Obama spoke Friday morning at the Planned Parenthood conference in Washington, D.C., and apologized to the audience for missing their wild party at Thursday night's gala and fundraiser. Obama is the first sitting president to speak to the organization that, as of Jan. 1, requires all of its affiliate clinics to provide abortion services.
Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Robertson family whose Duck Commander business is the backdrop for A&E's hit program "Duck Dynasty" will release a new book on May 7 titled, Happy, Happy, Happy, in which he shares his faith in Jesus Christ, his knowledge about the founding fathers, and how he's grown Duck Commander into a multimillion dollar business.
Former first lady Laura Bush, President Barack Obama and former Presidents Clinton and Carter, spoke fondly of the legacy of the 43rd president of the United States today at the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.