American pastor tortured in Iranian prison

by Michael Carl -- Iranian-born American pastor Saeed Abedini is being tortured in an Iranian prison, and is being denied any contact with his family on the outside, according to reports. American more…

'Harbinger' author releases teaching series

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="c1dmhrNzrGtkjikdNj7KV4MAA4NLS1hj"] WASHINGTON – The newest teaching star in the evangelical world and among Hebrew Roots Christians has released the first three of an ongoing teaching series based more…

England's boy king, like Josiah of old

by The editors of Leben -- It is not always easy to tell the devout from the charlatans, although "doing well" while doing good can often be a pretty good indication that you're dealing more…

Obama rips cable news during prayer breakfast

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Continuing a tradition started by Dwight Eisenhower in 1953, President Obama attended the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. today, delivering a plea for unity and more…

Texas decides to rein in 'liberal' curriculum

by John Griffing -- Texas lawmakers have decided they want to rein in a controversial public school curriculum content and management system that at one point taught "Allah is God." Most of more…

'Dead child' Tweet catches up with U.N. staffer

by Stewart Stogel -- NEW YORK – The United Nations has decided to dismiss a controversial official who was accused of intentionally posting a false report on Twitter that accused Israel of more…

Beefcake Jesus grabs art world's attention

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_362945" align="alignright" width="250" caption=""The Undefeated" by Stephen Sawyer"][/caption] Today I officially join the ranks of the Pharisees – that is according to painter Stephen Sawyer, who weighs more…

Will Israel become wealthiest nation in Mideast?

by Joel Richardson -- For years, it was assumed that the nation of Saudi Arabia, with its vast oil reserves, would long reign the wealthiest oil-producing nation in the Middle East. According more…