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Hunt for Journalist Killer Focuses on British Rapper
Hunt for Journalist Killer Focuses on British Rapper
Hunt for Journalist Killer Focuses on British Rapper

Hunt For Journalist Killer Focuses On British Rapper

The hunt for the Islamic State militant who beheaded U.S. journalist Jim Foley is focusing on British jihadists, including a one-time British rapper known as L Jinny.
 
Features
 
After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?
After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?
After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?

After Evangelical Virgin Guys Marry, Then What?

For decades, evangelical leaders have touted “virginity pledges” as a way for teens and young adults to “save themselves for marriage.” But what happens after the wedding day?
 
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Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Convention’s LifeWay stores
Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Convention’s LifeWay stores
Mark Driscoll’s books pulled from the Southern Baptist Convention’s LifeWay stores

Mark Driscoll To Step Down While Mars Hill Elders Review Charges

Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll will step down for at least six weeks while Mars Hill reviews formal charges lodged against him from previous pastors.

 
Causes
 

Hunger in America: 1 In 7 Rely On Food Banks

hen Mary Smallenburg, 35, of Fort Belvoir, Va., opened a package from her mother to find cereal and ramen noodles, she burst into tears. Without it, she wouldn’t be able to feed her four children. “It got to the point where ...
 
News
 
Hamas Leader: 'We Killed Three Israeli Teens to Spark Uprising'
Hamas Leader: 'We Killed Three Israeli Teens to Spark Uprising'
Hamas Leader: 'We Killed Three Israeli Teens to Spark Uprising'

Hamas Leader: ‘We Killed Israeli Teens to Spark Uprising’

Hamas has claimed responsibility for kidnapping and killing three Israeli teenagers in June - the incident that led to the current war in Gaza.
 
Features
 
At Liberty University, big goals — and big money — for football and other sports
At Liberty University, big goals — and big money — for football and other sports
At Liberty University, big goals — and big money — for football and other sports

At Liberty University, Big Goals , Money For Sports

In December 2011, Turner Gill sat in the plush presidential suite atop Liberty University’s football stadium, on the verge of accepting the school’s head coaching job. But as he peered out from a brand-new five-story tower ...

 
News
 
Atheist politicians may run the UK, but they remain closeted in the US
Atheist politicians may run the UK, but they remain closeted in the US
Atheist politicians may run the UK, but they remain closeted in the US

Atheists May Run The UK, But They Remain Closeted In The US

During a visit here four years ago, Maggie Ardiente of the American Humanist Association bragged to her British counterparts about the one atheist in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Pete Stark of California. Her host, the chief exe...
 
News
 

US Racial Tensions Story Ripples Abroad

The racial tensions story in Ferguson, Mo. is not only making international headlines. It’s being used by some foreign governments to spread an anti-American message.
 
News
 
Sex abuse survivors angered by powerful Vatican cardinal’s testimony
Sex abuse survivors angered by powerful Vatican cardinal’s testimony
Sex abuse survivors angered by powerful Vatican cardinal’s testimony

Cardinal: Church Is Not Responsible For Bad Behavior Of Some Priests

One of the most powerful men in the Vatican, charged with cleaning up corruption and fostering financial reform, has outraged survivors of sex abuse by clergy by likening the church to a trucking company that refuses to take re...

 
Commentary
 
After Ferguson, churches must confess the sin of abandonment (COMMENTARY)
After Ferguson, churches must confess the sin of abandonment (COMMENTARY)
After Ferguson, churches must confess the sin of abandonment (COMMENTARY)

After Ferguson, Churches Must Confess The Sin Of Abandonment (COMMENTARY)

The ride to the church seemed too short to give me time to unleash all those tears. I had to preach. What would I say? How do you preach what you feel when you’re one of only a few black people in the church?