National

The Last Straw: Embryo Adoption

It’s early morning at the National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) in Knoxville, Tenn. Dr. Carol Sommerfelt, the embryologist, has already begun her full day of transfers. I watch as she draws tiny plastic straws from liquid nitrogen tanks and dips the tubes containing embryos into a controlled-temperature bath. She checks and rechecks names and numbers. […]

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Pollster say Christians lack understanding on key issues

Christians don’t have a thorough knowledge of the Fairness Doctrine, hate-crimes legislation or the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), according to recent research by Wilson Research Strategies. CEO Chris Wilson said the data examined suggest that Christians don’t fully understand the negative impact of these policy proposals on the ministries they support.  “The recent change in […]

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Americans boycott American Girl products and Mattel

Americans boycott over lawsuits against Christian foundations and a doll that  says ‘Islam is the light’ Nationwide, hundreds of organizations and millions of Americans are protesting American Girl and Mattel Corporation for their anti-American and anti-Christian agenda by not buying or endorsing their products. Recently, American Girl, an LLC for-profit corporation, attacked a Christian foundation […]

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Mission photographer’s work recognized in book of bests

The small child was sitting in the middle of a Guatemalan garbage dump. But even if her size caused her to be overlooked, her wailing would not allow it. The young girl caught the eye of Benjamin Rusnak, a photographer for the international charity Food for the Poor. More recently, the image of the child […]

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Maine churches launch effort to reverse ‘gay marriage’ law

If California can do it, then so can Maine –at least according to Carole Edgerly of Farmington Baptist Church in Farmington, Maine. She’s leading an effort in her church to gather signatures for a “People’s Veto” in hopes of overturning the state’s recently passed law legalizing gay marriage. She and others like her are looking […]

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Senate votes to allow FDA to regulate tobacco

The Senate approved landmark legislation June 11 to give the Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco, a long-sought move that anti-tobacco groups hail as an important step in improving the nation’s health. The bipartisan measure, adopted on a 79–19 vote, would give the FDA the authority and resources necessary to regulate the manufacturing, […]

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COMMENTARY: No white flags necessary

Why Americans should fight the ‘hate crimes’ bill and protect pastors, not pedophiles One prominent Christian leader has recently seemingly waved the white flag of surrender in our ongoing culture war. Dr. James Dobson, a much respected leader in the pro-family movement, expressed utter despair over the total control that liberals now have in every […]

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Billy Graham turns 90

In 1949, at the Los Angeles revival that made Billy Graham a household name, an Episcopal clergyman accused the evangelist of setting religion back 100 years. “I did indeed want to set religion back, not just 100 years but 1,900 years, to the Book of Acts, when first century followers of Christ were accused of […]

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