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Carrie Underwood Vows to Never Skip Holidays Again, Singer Says Christmas Traditions Are 'So Important'

Carrie Underwood recently admitted that hectic schedules have made celebrating holidays impossible before, but after the arrival of her first child, the singer and her husband, Mike Fisher, will never miss a special celebration agai...

Rethinking 'Date Rape'

If a woman decides that a consensual encounter is now not to her liking, and she tells the man to stop, but in a frenzy of testosterone and pleasure, he refuses, is that rape? Does her later no cancel out her earlier yes?

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Downing News: Hackers Take Responsibility

Two major online video gaming networks, Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network, have suffered connection outages on Christmas Day and a hacking group is claiming to be the reason why.

Man Charged With Making Threats Against NYPD; 'They Should Have Killed Two White Cops'

A man overheard making threats against the NYPD was arrested on Wednesday after an undercover officer reported him to fellow officials, who discovered an arsenal of weapons and a bulletproof vest at his home.

Huawei Ascend P8 Leaked Specs, News, Details: Will the Device Arrive With Aluminum Frame?

The rumors about the Huawei Ascend P8 have been making rounds in the tech news for a while already. First, there was a talk about the next device to don the company's signature thin body design built around a metal chassis. Additional...Show More Summary

BlackBerry RIO Z20 Specs, Release Date, News, Details: Leaked Pictures Reveals Touchscreen Phone

BlackBerry has been known to launch new-gen smartphones with full QWERTY keyboards. However, this could not mean that the Waterloo, Canada-based tech giant will abandon any plans in integrating the already proliferating touchscreen-only user technology on its upcoming devices.

iPhone 5C vs. Nokia Lumia 520: Comparison of Specs and Features Review

Some of the best and newest phones look good, with some coming in an aluminum finish, while others are encased in a matte or shiny black or white coat. However, those who are looking for phones with more pizzazz may want to check out any of these two phones—the iPhone 5C and Nokia Lumia 520, which come in fun colors, sure to attract attention anywhere.

Lenovo Horizon 2: Specs and Features Review

The Lenovo Horizon 2 is an all-in-one PC that packs everything into a 27-inch, portable touch screen that gives the entire family plenty of features for work and play. It can be used for watching movies, playing games, and because it's...Show More Summary

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez: Justin Wants to Get Back Together?

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are still broken up for now, but new reports claim that the "Girlfriend" singer is sending Gomez text messages and is begging her to reconcile.

A Season of Preparation: Getting Ready for All God Has for You

In much the same way, you and I go through spiritually dormant seasons. These are the seasons when God seems silent…when our dreams and visions for the future seem lifeless. But although we may not see or feel anything exciting, it doesn't mean nothing is happening. A lot has to happen on the inside of us before we are ready to handle the future God has for us.

33 Examples of Intolerant Liberalism in 2014

2014 may be remembered as the year of intolerant liberalism, also dubbed the new intolerance, dogmatic liberalism and illiberal liberalism.

'Entourage' Movie Trailer Released, Premiere Date Slated for June 2015

The trailer for Warner Bros. "Entourage" movie was released on Tuesday, Dec. 23, and it was filled with the glitz and glamour that one can expect from Hollywood— flashy cars, dazzling L.A. sunshine, and lots of lots of celebrities.

Kanye West Upset at Being Excluded from Jay Z and Taylor Swift Collaboration?

Kanye West is reportedly not happy with Taylor Swift potentially collaborating with his good friend Jay Z, Beyonce, and Justin Timberlake.

Teresa Giudice News: Giudice Preparing for Prison Sentence, Considering Letting Her Friends Take Her Kids While She's in Jail?

In less than two weeks, Teresa Giudice will begin serving her prison sentence which begins on Jan. 5. Giudice will be imprisoned for 15 months for fraud at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut, and reports claim that the 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star is worrying about numerous things that would happen while she is in jail.

5 Tips for Surviving a 'Blue Christmas'

Since feeling blue during the holidays is such a common sentiment, many churches have seminars to help people in emotional pain minimize their stress during the holidays. Several tips from these classes are actually quite good for people who aren't suffering that "holiday dread" feeling also.

Best Guest Posts of 2014

Disability, race, and family top this blog's charts this year. Although I began blogging in 2008, this blog moved to Christianity Today last February. It is called "Thin Places" because I hope it is a space dedicated to creating unexpected...Show More Summary

Rick Warren to Deliver Mars Hill Church's Final Sermon via Video; Seattle-based Megachurch Closes its Doors at Year's End

Saddleback Church's Pastor Rick Warren is scheduled to give the congregation at the Seattle-based Mars Hill Church, hosted at a dozen regional locations, its last sermon via video this Sunday, as the megachurch, founded and once led by Pastor Mark Driscoll, officially dissolves.

Merry Christmas

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it. (John 1:5 NRSV) Dear friends, We note during this difficult time for our nation and the world that there is hope. Let this Christmas be remembered as...

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