Christian settlers on front lines in Iraq

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Captain Firaz Jacob knows he may well be mounting a last stand at the frontiers of the Christian settlement of Bartella on the outskirts of Mosul. more…

First come blood moons, then Shemitah year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_740031" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Blood moon seen through church steeple[/caption] WASHINGTON – So you think the blood moons phenomenon has come and gone? Do you think the omens more…

YouTube sensation stars in clean comedy

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_980435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] YouTube sensation, singer Tiffany Alvord[/caption] It's time for all the funny without the offensive. So say Caleb and Corey Vetter, the filmmakers behind a more…

Presbyterians divest in protest against Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies more…

Transgender priest to preach at National Cathedral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — An openly transgender Episcopal priest is set to preach at Washington National Cathedral. The Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge, the Episcopal chaplain at Boston University, will more…

Pope excommunicates Italy's Mafia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) — SIBARI Italy - Pope Francis on Saturday took on one of Italy's most dangerous organized crime groups, calling it an example of "the adoration of evil" more…

Glenn Beck gushes over America-loving Aussie

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Andrew J. Ireland [ooyala code="NpaDVlbjoKcyDLxFsxzr0VD4OcpQ2i6S" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON – Nick Adams is described as an internationally renowned Australian speaker, lecturer, author and media commentator, best known for his more…

The top 8 things to think about

by Matt Barber -- Look at your life. Life is hard. Look at the news. In our fallen, sinful world, evil swirls about like a violent dust devil, clouding the air of more…

Finding hope in hopeless times

by Greg Laurie -- There was a time when those of us in the United States lived in a bubble of sorts, feeling as though we were somehow immune to problems around more…