What is the long-range effect of missionary work?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2288125" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Eliot preaching to the Indians[/caption] The first book printed in America was the Bay Psalm Book by John Eliot, who was baptized in more…

Did Supreme Court cancel judges' free-speech rights?

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_3295784" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Judge Ruth Neely[/caption] A small-town magistrate who lost her job after explaining to a reporter that her Lutheran faith would not allow her to more…

Sin: It starts with a thought

by Greg Laurie -- Oscar Wilde said, "I can resist everything except temptation." That's the problem with temptation. It's so tempting. But sometimes we unnecessarily put ourselves in the way of it. more…

China tearing down Tibetan 'city in the sky

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Diplomat) At the eastern end of the vast Tibetan Plateau lies a sprawling monastery named Larung Gar, which is the largest Tibetan Buddhist institute in the world more…

A military branch you've never heard of

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4601297" align="aligncenter" width="600"] U.S. Revenue Marine and the War of 1812[/caption] In June of 1775, citizens acting as merchant mariners captured the British schooner HMS Margaretta around more…