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Give Your Kids the Gift of Absence

Time and attention are not the only ways to bless our children. When we first moved to Connecticut five years ago for my husband’s job, I decided that I would go without childcare. Our kids were six, four, and two at the time. I wanted...Show More Summary

Courts Split on US Christians Caught Up in Turkey’s Crackdown

Deportation of evangelist David Byle blocked, while pastor Andrew Brunson still imprisoned without evidence. As Turkey continues to crack down on dissent in the wake of a failed coup, two longtime American Christian expats are struggling to stay in the Muslim-majority nation they have long served. Show More Summary

Trump Undoes the Bathroom Mandate

President Trump has rescinded the “bathroom mandate” put in place by the Obama administration. That order was sent to schools around the country in a “Dear Colleague” letter and directed public schools to open all girls restrooms, locker rooms and changing areas to boys who say they identify as girls. Show More Summary

The AMA’s Dangerous Slide

The American Medical Association (AMA) is once again taking steps to move away from its long-standing opposition to doctor-assisted suicide. The group is meeting next month to consider a recommendation that the AMA take a neutral position on doctor-prescribed death. Show More Summary

All 240 Family Christian Stores Are Closing

More than 3,000 employees in 36 states will be laid off in the liquidation of one of America’s largest Christian retailers. More than two years ago, suppliers forgave Family Christian Stores $127 million in debt so that it could remain open. Show More Summary

-Trump Revokes Obama’s Transgender Guidelines For Public Schools

The Trump administration on Wednesday revoked Obama’s order establishing transgender guidelines for public schools in America. The new administration cited the legal confusion brought on by the original order, which resulted in hundreds of lawsuits, for the change. Show More Summary

-Federal Judge: Ban on Women Going Topless in Public is Unconstitutional

A federal judge has declared that a ban on Women going topless in public is ‘unconstitutional.’ Here’s the story from Fox News Denver: A federal judge has ordered the city of Fort Collins (CO) to stop enforcing a policy that bans women from showing their breasts in public. It started with one woman asking, "If […]

As a Special Needs Parent, I Thought I'd Hate 'Speechless'

Why I was wrong—and what the ABC comedy reveals about conviction and forgiveness. When I first saw the trailer for ABC’s Speechless, it was shortly after my son was diagnosed with autism, and I was prepared to self-righteously hate it. Show More Summary

Urban Mix and Match Religion Didn't Start with Nick Cannon

Why this 'new spirituality' is really just old-fashioned syncretism. After waking up in the middle of the night to the high-pitched cries of my sweet daughter, I rolled out of bed to warm a bottle. With her snuggled closely in my arms, I reached for my iPhone and noticed that I had received a text message from one of the other pastors at my church. Show More Summary

Pakistan Convicts 42 Christians of Terrorism After Acquitting More Than 100 Muslims

Divergent verdicts on two of Lahore's biggest religious riots undercuts optimism for new law. Two of Pakistan’s biggest religious riots have finally gotten their day in court—with strikingly different results. An anti-terrorism court...Show More Summary

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