City wages KGB-style crackdown on churches

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1766375" align="aligncenter" width="598"] A worship service at Common Ground Church in Lake Worth, Fla. (Photo: Common Ground Church)[/caption] Churches in Lake Worth, Florida, are being told they more…

Holocaust survivor honored for faith

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_793051" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Anita Dittman speaks about her life in one of Nazi Germany's concentration camps. She grew up in Germany and was almost 6 years old more…

Fake 'heaven' book begets big questions

by Jim Fletcher -- Ed Stetzer loves to talk. Except when he doesn't. A major player in the Southern Baptist Convention, the president of LifeWay Research (a division of LifeWay Christian Resources) more…

Congress sought Christ for aid in Revolution

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1754705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Knox[/caption] Henry Knox witnessed the Boston Massacre in 1770. He served on guard duty to make sure no tea was unloaded from the more…

Egypt closes 27,000 places of worship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Monitor) An Egyptian administrative court on Feb. 18 upheld the Ministry of Religious Endowments' decision issued in September 2013 to close down neighborhood places of worship of less more…

Jesus comes alive in 'Purple Haze'

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1755685" align="alignright" width="246"] Scott Jenkins[/caption] Every once in a while something delightful leaps off the Internet or a printed page or conversation and feathers a nest in more…

Benham brothers: 'We are right where we need to be'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- It was an incredible opportunity, the kind that doesn't present itself to most real-estate entrepreneurs. Home-flippers David and Jason Benham were elated when a production company first approached more…