Still no room for Jesus?

by Greg Laurie -- Along with every other aspect of Christmas, we have romanticized the story of Christ's birth. We envision a scene in which he is draped in fine satin while more…

Indian treatment: Good, bad and ugly

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1923335" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Trail of Tears[/caption] An examination of America's Indian policies, and the age old struggle between two competing motivations: greed and the Gospel Throughout history, more…

HGTV: 'We don't discriminate' against LGBTs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) After the furor over HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines' membership in a church whose pastor who says that anyone who defines marriage as something other more…

Muhammad can wait as popular U.S. baby name

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – With news this week that the name Muhammad, with one spelling or another, ranks as 2016’s second most popular boy’s name in Britain after Oliver, what's more…

Hernan Cortés and the brutal conquest of Mexico

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2689345" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hernando Cortés[/caption] Muslim pirate Barbarossa wrecked havoc in the Mediterranean in the early 1500s, raiding the coasts of France, Italy and Spain, carrying away more…