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Opinion Roundup: Leaders and Friends Remember John Stott

What Billy Graham, Mark Noll, John Piper, and others are saying about the life and ministry of John Stott.

Boehner Bill Passes House; How Does it Compare to Reid’s Bill?

Speaker of the House John Boehner’s bill to raise the debt ceiling passed Friday night. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan will be voted on Saturday night. What are the similarities and differences between the plans?

Calif. Gay Marriage: Supreme Court Sets Hearing for September

The battle over Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, is set to resume September 6 when the California Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether proponents of the ban can legally defend the initiative they sponsored.

Calif. Court Throws Out Circumcision Ban

A California judge ruled in favor of Jewish and Muslim plaintiffs Thursday and ordered that a proposed circumcision ban be removed from the San Francisco ballot.

John Stott: A Role Model for Evangelical Thought, Living

“I’m not certain that John Stott would want people to remember him,” said John Stott Ministries President Benjamin Homan. Those puzzling words about the man described as the architect of the evangelical movement in the 20th century make sense when you talk to more people who knew him.

Anders Behring Breivik Attacks: Memorial Service for Massacre Victims Held in Oslo

One week after 76 people were killed in the “lone wolf” terror attacks that shocked the world, Norway is paying tribute to the victims of the attack in a memorial service in Oslo Friday.

TLC Reality Series Features Muslim American Families

This fall a reality series entitled “All American Muslim” will premiere on TLC. The series will follow five Muslim families living in one of the country’s largest Muslim communities, Dearborn, Mich. The town is also home to the largest mosque in the United States.

Young Girl’s Death Inspires Thousands to Give, Fulfill Her Goal

Family and friends remember Rachel Beckwith as a very caring and generous girl who wanted to help others. Before her June 12th birthday, Beckwith told those she loved that she only wanted gifts in the form of donations to be made to Charity Water to help bring clean water to an African village. She wanted […]

3 Reasons the Media Quickly Embraced the Label ‘Fundamentalist Christian’ for Norway’s Terrorist

By now, it appears, the media has decided that Norway’s shooter was not a “Christian fundamentalist.” I think there are three reasons that many in the media were so quick to assume and report this unsubstantiated label.


Pray for Christians’ Safety During Ramadan, Open Doors Urges

Ramadan, the 30-day annual Islamic fast which begins next week, may expose Christians to an increased risk of persecution in Muslim-majority countries and believers in the West should pray for them, Open Doors USA said as it launched a Ramadan Prayer Calendar.

Debt, Default, and Worldview

Congress and the president seem unable to come together and find an agreement avoiding an economic catastrophe. How in the world did we get into this fix? Americans as a rule used to be a frugal people.

John Boehner Goes Toe to Toe With Tea Party Nation

House Speaker John Boehner is laying all his cards on the table today in what will be a defining moment in his 20-plus year congressional career. What Boehner wishes he could avoid is a showdown with Tea Party Nation Founder Judson Phillips.

Herman Cain Apologizes to Muslim Americans

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain apologized to Muslim leaders Wednesday for comments he made about banning mosques and Islamic places of worship that he accused were sneaking Sharia law into the U.S.

Modern Youth Ministry a ’50-Year Failed Experiment,’ Say Pastors

A group of pastors and former youth ministry leaders suggest that today’s youth ministries should be disbanded, calling the common practice of separating congregations by age for worship and Bible study “unbiblical.”

Debt Ceiling Fact Versus Fiction

Politicians have made many claims about the debt ceiling. Here are nine myths you may have heard: Myth #1: Without raising the debt ceiling, the United States will default on its debt.

Joy in the Midst of Terror

How Andrew White’s Baghdad congregation brings God’s love to a war-torn land.

Who Is John Stott?

The journalist who famously described John Stott as the presumptive “pope” of the evangelicals also complained that the world knew so little about the man who had won exceptional honors and was celibate, humble, articulate, and once even controversial.

Presidential Hopeful Herman Cain Apologizes to Muslims for Mosque Comments

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain apologized to Muslim leaders Wednesday for comments he made about banning mosques and Islamic places of worship that he accused were sneaking Sharia law into the U.S.

Age-Segregated Ministry ‘Unbiblical,’ Says Former Youth Pastors

A group of pastors and former youth ministry leaders suggest that today’s youth ministries should be disbanded, calling the common practice of separating congregations by age for worship and Bible study “unbiblical.”

Debt Ceiling: 9 Myths

Politicians have made many claims about the debt ceiling. Here are nine myths you may have heard: Myth #1: Without raising the debt ceiling, the United States will default on its debt.

Rick Warren’s Tax Tweet Creates Stir Among Liberals

Rick Warren, Pastor of Saddleback, the Mega church in Southern California, sent message on Twitter Tuesday than has generated a small controversy among liberals.

John Stott Remembered as Evangelical Spokesman, Mentor

Evangelical Christian leaders from around the world are mourning the death of evangelical figure John Stott, who died Wednesday at the age of 90.

Perry: Threats of a Debt Ceiling Shutdown "Bit of a Stretch"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is reportedly dismissing the panic over the debt ceiling and a possible debt default as overblown.

The Battle Over the Debt

The desperate battle over the debt ceiling has me thinking that something is terribly wrong in Washington.

World Evangelical Alliance Pays Tribute to John Stott

Although John Stott has left this earth and gone to his eternal reward, there will be something of John that will remain in the hearts and minds of the many thousands of people who have met him, heard him speak or read his books.

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