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Well Said: How Easily You're Offended

How easily you're offended is directly proportional to how dumb you are. Bill Murray

-ACLU: Will Not Defend Religious Freedom of Christians

The ACLU recently announced that they would no longer defend and support the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) specifically because they claim that the RFRA is now used as a tool of discrimination. What they are really saying is that they will not support the religious liberty of conservative Christians who oppose same-sex marriage. […]

Where Colour Photography Began

Words escape me…! These images, in colour and black and white, were taken by National Geographic Society photographers in the early 20th century, curated by Retronaut and showcased by Mashable,are something to behold. Enjoy, but don’t...Show More Summary

Oklahoma Supreme Court: Ten Commandments Monument on Capitol Grounds is Unconstitutional

Oklahoma officials decided to put a Ten Commandments monument on Capitol grounds in 2012 and it's been a lightning rod for controversy ever since. In 2013, the Satanic Temple made worldwide headlines when it requested its own monument on the property:

Misty Copeland makes history as first African American to become principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre

Misty Copeland made history on Tuesday, when American Ballet Theatre announced that she is being promoted to principal dancer—making her the first African American ballerina to ever reach the top rank in the elite dance company. Copeland...Show More Summary

Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Donnie McClurkin, the pastor and gospel music singer who said God delivered him from "the curse" of homosexuality is now under fire from critics after speaking out against last Friday's Supreme Court ruling which made same-sex marriage legal nationwide.

Apple's iOS 8.4 to Start Seeding June 30; Version Includes Revised Music App and Other Updates

Apple recently announced that it will begin seeding the new iOS 8.4 at 8 AM Pacific time this upcoming Tuesday, June 30.

Walking the 12-Step Path with the Buddha: The First Steps

14 hours agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

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Duck Dynasty's John Luke Robertson, 19, Marries Mary Kate McEacharn in Farm Wedding

"Duck Dynasty" star John Luke Robertson married his fiancée, Mary Kate McEacharn, in a country style wedding on Saturday.

Pope Francis Likens Recent Persecution of Christians to Killing of Believers in First Century

Pope Francis compared the recent killing of Christians by terrorist groups such as ISIS to the persecution of the Christian church in the first century during a celebration of the feast of the apostles Peter and Paul on Monday.

Supreme Court Grants Stay in Lawsuit Against Pro-Life Texas Law; 10 Abortion Clinics to Remain Open

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on a decision upholding Texas' controversial pro-life law, which will allow several clinics in the state to remain open.

'Shenmue III' News: Creator Aiming for $11 Million Stretch Goals on KickStarter

Sega's "Shenmue III" video game recently made it to the headlines. The game, which took to the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to funding for its development, broke the world record for the fastest video game to raise $1 million dollars through a crowdfunding campaign. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Decisions and Living the Christian Life

I was surprised at how hard the decision hit me. I was really hoping they'd go for truth and wouldn't let popular opinion sway them. I was surprised at how fervently I began praying for my country, which I was surprised to realize I love so much, in the midst of its folly.So — I was surprised by a lot of things. Show More Summary

What Happens When a Symbol’s Meaning Changes?

John L. CrowMuch has transpired recently regarding the killing of nine African-Americans in South Carolina and its impact galvanizing those who see the Rebel Flag as a symbol of racism and hate. Living in the South since the early 1990s, I have seen the flag frequently in both Georgia and North Florida. Show More Summary

5 Great and Quick Prayers Before Meals

We've all been there...you're at the dinner table surrounded by friends and family and someone asks you to bless the food. For many of us, any sort of public speaking (even with the ones we love the most) is a little scary! Keep these meal prayers close to your heart and you'll never be caught off-guard...

10 Christian Wedding Essentials

There are certainly more than 10 characteristics of your average Christian wedding, but we had to stop somewhere.

Faith Like a Child

Do you remember how simple everything was when you were a kid? The biggest decision you probably had in a day was whether you should go ride your bike or stay inside and watch TV.  If you were like most of us though, you probably didn't realize just how good you had it until much later. Show More Summary

God Can Work With Anything We Give Him

"He turned the intended curse into a blessing because the Lord your God loves you." (Deuteronomy 23:5) Need a miracle? Got fish? Got bread? Boom! God can make a picnic out of anything we give Him. Perhaps you've messed up your life beyond repair. Show More Summary

3 Dangerous Words that Hold People Back

The three most dangerous words that hold people back are... "I know that." So what can you do about it?

Ways to Love You Again

Self-love is defined as a “regard for one's own well-being and happiness,” according to dictionary.com. Maybe caring for your well-being was lost along the way. Allow these seven tips to re-inspire you.

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