For the past several decades, the scope of what constitutes protected and permissible speech has been narrowing. Views that were commonplace in 2008 are regarded as beyond the pale now. Evidently, the only way to get back into good graces is to publicly recant your position.
Bob Coy, the founding pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale, continues to generate headlines. He resigned last week from his position at the 20,000-member congregation after an unspecified "moral failing." Many members of his congregation are understandably hurt. For them, and for all of us who have been wounded by a minister, I'd like to highlight five biblical facts. One: God calls pastors to a higher standard.
You don't mess around with the desert rain frog of South Africa. You listen to it and laugh out loud.
Right after I became a Christian, other believers warned me, "Greg, watch out. There is a Devil who will tempt you."
A young family is in mourning after Ben Van Houten, deacon of Calvary Baptist Church in Holland, Mich., and father of the state's first surviving group of sextuplets died last Wednesday after suffering a heart attack while playing with his children.
Frans Hofmeester has been recording a little talk with his daughter for 14 years. This sweet montage, which has gone viral, will inspire you.
A petition posted on a White House website seeking legal recognition for "non-binary genders" has garnered over 100,000 signatures. The petition was created in March and has surpassed the 100,000 mark well in advance of its April 20 deadline. With the benchmark reached, according to the Obama administration's "We The People" website, the White House must issue an official response to the petition.
Have you ever started a project and not finished it? Or put a dream on hold because other things got in the way? I think we've all experienced these frustrations at some point in our life. The truth is sometimes starting is the easy part. However, with God's help we can finish whatever we start because the Bible says, "With God all things are possible"
In particular, few Latinos signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Many analysts are asking why this group did not participate in the open enrollment.
The Indiana University honor student had a cool million in the bag. Unfortunately, pronunciation turned out to be his Achilles heel. See his cringeworthy guess.
First lady Michelle Obama was joined Friday by former first lady Rosalynn Carter, former Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-N.C.) and Jill Biden to announce new initiatives for Joining Forces, a program to help the caregivers of wounded veterans.
Pol Pot led the communist Khmer Rouge who overthrew the sitting Khmer Republic and renamed the country "Democratic Kampuchea." Within hours of victory in 1975, armed soldiers began herding the two million residents out of Phnom Penh. Pol Pot assured them they could return.
Ohio State's attorneys are prepared to seek a stay order from a federal judge who is scheduled Monday to strike down as unconstitutional the state's voter-approved ban on recognizing the marriages of same-sex couples from other states.
The Internet has been abuzz with intriguing headlines announcing that scholars have determined that the so-called "Gospel of Jesus' Wife" papyrus is "authentic" and that there is "no forgery evidence" in the manuscript.
The major news media, with the exception of Fox News, has been deafeningly quiet about the federal government's thwarted raid last week on a Nevada rancher. Heavily armed agents from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) descended upon Cliven Bundy's ranch, seizing 389 of his 900 cattle
The public career beheading of former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich at the hands of pagan sexual jihadists, coupled with an escalating epidemic of Christian business owners facing harsh government persecution for merely living out their faith, has startled awake an America lulled to sleep by the left's intentionally deceptive, yet oh-so-sweet sounding serenade of "equality, tolerance and diversity."
For Jews and Christians, the Passover season is a special time for reflection on the rich spiritual truths contained within this remarkable holiday. Indeed, we can all observe the command to "remember" the incredible Israelite deliverance from bondage in Egypt.
Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared in a television interview for the first time since her resignation, and described the Obama administration's calculation that the law's online sign-up system would be ready by Oct. 1 as "just flat out wrong."
Frazier Glenn Cross, a 73-year-old man from southwest Missouri with a long history of anti-Semitism, was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly opening fire and killing three people – two of them Christian – at and near a Jewish Center in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park.
The Mad Men Season 7 premiere takes place on Sunday night April 13, 2014, and the hit AMC series will come back with a bang following the Season 6 finale drama.