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West Virginia school board upholds rights of all kids

A West Virginia school board has voted unanimously not to include “sexual orientation” as a special category in a new cultural-diversity policy – marking a significant victory for parents and pro-family advocates who used a Focus on the Family resource. Family advocates said if “sexual orientation” was not removed from the bullying policy by the […]

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Faded Glory

How the networks trivialize patriotism   The word “patriotism” conjures images of Old Glory, the Liberty Bell, soldiers landing on the beaches at Normandy and the Founding Fathers – at least in the hearts of most Americans. But on the broadcast networks, “patriotism” has become little more than a marketing term. ABC, CBS and NBC […]

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How much is a woman’s life worth? In Michigan, only $10,000

Abortionist Alberto Hodari has been fined $10,000 by the State of Michigan for the 2003 abortion-related death of Regina Johnson. The consent order, which recently became public, was issued on March 4, 2009, more than five years after Johnson’s death. “Now we know what a woman’s life is worth in the State of Michigan once […]

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Audio Bibles for American troops

Faith Comes By Hearing, the world’s foremost Audio Bible Life, is honoring America’s military through the Military BibleStick project. “We felt burdened to bring the Word of God in audio to our troops,” said Morgan Jackson, the Life ‘s international director. “So, we developed a special, portable Audio Bible for the military, loaded it with […]

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China persecutes human rights lawyers

Chinese authorities have closed a legal research center in Beijing and revoked the licenses of more than 50 attorneys in what some observers says is a bid to exert greater control over human rights activists. Officials from Beijing’s Civil Affairs Bureau arrived early Friday at the legal research center of the Open Constitution Initiative rights […]

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Luis Palau shares the Gospel with Scotland’s Highlands

Luis Palau spent two weeks evangelizing in Scotland at more than 60 outreach events in a dozen towns throughout Scotland’s Highlands. Most of the sparsely populated towns impacted by the campaign have not witnessed such a large scale effort since Palau’s previous Scottish campaigns that ran from 1979–1981. “You can definitely sense the secularization and […]

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Prison Life opens first field office in Africa

Crossroad Bible Institute, a non-profit prison Life that focuses on biblically-based reentry education for those in prison around the world, has opened a new distribution center in Ghana. This will be CBI’s eighth international distribution center and the first on the continent of Africa. Reverend David Kwadwo Ofosuhene, a native of Ghana, is the director […]

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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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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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