Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger could be divorcing, according to recent reports. The "Sk8ter Boi" singer and the Nickelback frontman have been married for about 14 months, but some rumors claim that they are headed for a split.
A week after announcing that the U.S. will be leading a broad coalition of "friends and allies" to fight Islamic terror group ISIS, also known as ISIL, President Barack Obama quieted speculation that ground troops will eventually become necessary in that fight by insisting Wednesday that America will not fight another ground war in Iraq or Syria.
SIM USA President Bruce Johnson has praised President Barack Obama's recent announcement to send over 3,000 medical troops to West Africa to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak. The Christian missionary group, which saw one of its workers come down with Ebola while treating patients, said help from the U.S. is greatly needed and welcomed.
From Rockefeller Center I took the subway to St. Paul's Chapel, directly across the street from where the World Trade Center Twin Towers had stood, on the east side of WTC. Thirteen years ago those towers became a huge pile of massive steel, toxic ash, broken concrete, human remains, and burning fuel from the airplanes and massive tanks full of heating oil for the Towers.
The political stalemates between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill stood in stark contrast to the shared vision on how to address poverty recently expressed by Jim Wallis and Arthur Brooks at an American Enterprise Institute event.
Walmart’s sugar tax ended up costing the retailer $66,000 after it was discovered to be levying an unnecessary and illegal cost on its customers. The giant retailer’s New York stores were selling cans of Coca-Cola to its customers at a markup and blaming it on a non-existent state tax.
Too often I hear faithful Christians say, "I'll stay out of the governments business if the government stays out of my business." Well, it's safe to say that the murder of innocent unborn babies, aided by our tax dollars, is our business.
With the ever quickening shift of our culture away from a moral/biblical view toward sexuality, I think there is a very real temptation for some Christians, especially in the American Church, to shift alongside the culture and adopt a different (unbiblical) view of sexuality…or just to sit back and remain silent about it.
After being pressured to allow atheists to distribute materials in public schools declaring that "Jesus is Dead," the Orange County School District in Florida may soon have to allow satanic books to be distributed to children, all because they allowed the distribution of Bibles in the schools.