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On Being John Piper's Son: An Interview with Barnabas Piper

Barnabas Piper, son of Pastor John Piper, shares the positives and negatives of being a pastor's kid. First thing’s first, Barnabas. Why did you feel the need to write a book about being a pastor’s kid? My inclination didn’t start out as a need to write a book. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift New Album in 2014 Called '1989'; 'Shake It Off' Video Premieres (WATCH)

Official news on Taylor Swift's fifth studio album is finally announced. The big reveal was made on a Yahoo! Livestream show which was co-sponsored by ABC News.

Pope Francis says it’s legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq

22 hours agoReligion : FaithWorld

Pope Francis said on Monday the international community would be justified in stopping Islamist militants in Iraq, but that it should not be up to a single nation to decide how to intervene in the conflict.

Michael Brown Shooting: Is 6 Shots Normal for Police Use of Force?

After a preliminary autopsy revealed that teenager Michael Brown was shot at least six times to the front of his body by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer on Aug. 9, a retired Baltimore City police officer who was involved in six individual...Show More Summary

'Beetlejuice 2' Release Date, News: Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder Rooted to Reprise Their Roles

Barely six months ago, it was revealed that a sequel for Tim Burton's horror-comedy classic "Bettlejuice" might come into a reality as the director has recently entered in preliminary talks with a screenwriter and producer Seth Graham-Smith, who was tasked to work on the sequel script.

Poem linked from Slate

Thanks, Slate, for linking to my poem about the "next highest turnpike elevation" sign in What Does This Beloved Road Sign on the Massachusetts Turnpike Actually Mean? (The poem is one I wrote in 2007, spurred by a prompt which...

Minecraft Xbox One PS4 Release Date News: Sony Now Testing, Bug Fixes for Microsoft Console Still Ongoing

Minecraft fans will be able to play the game in their PlayStation 4 consoles anytime soon as 4J studios already submitted the updated version to Sony for testing.

You Won't Stop Laughing When You See What This Nun Does to These Men Passing By (VIDEO)

A nun walking in a parking lot with a big cardboard box is approached by a few strong men to help.

iPad Pro Release Date, Specs: Apple to 'Reinvigorate' Its Tablet Line, More iPad Pro Concepts Revealed

Apple may be making two new iPad models that are set for release at the end of the year or next year, according to reports.

'Resident Evil 6' Movie Release Date: Film Production Delayed Until 2016 for Milla Jovovich Pregnancy

Earlier this summer, Paul W.S. Anderson, the writer and director of the hit video game-inspired movie series "Resident Evil," announced that the sixth installment wouldn't be able to make it for September 2014 release date because he wasn't able to finish the second draft of the script. Show More Summary

Frustrated Christian May Not Pick Up Roadside Trash Anymore Because Atheist Group Adopted That Stretch of Land

The Tallahassee Atheists recently "adopted" a nearly-two-mile stretch of road in Leon County, volunteering to periodically clean it up. It's just a great community service project. On Sunday, though, they received a strange complaint from a Christian who also picks up garbage on the road but may stop doing it.

White PS4 Release Date: Sony's Glacier White PS4 Destiny Bundle Coming Sept. 9

The Sony Glacier White PS4 bundle, which will come with a copy of Bungie's much-awaited FPS game Destiny, has been revealed at an E3 Press Conference. The bundle is set for release this coming Sept. 9, which is when Destiny launches...

Christian Singer Vicky Beeching Appeals to God's Love to Justify Her Lesbianism

I had not previously heard of Vicky Beeching but she was celebrated a couple of days ago in a slanted interview from a British newspaper The Independent for "coming out" as a self-affirmed lesbian. Judging from the interview, this attractive and sympathetic 35-year-old remains spiritually impoverished in her theological reasoning.

Amanda Knox Murder Trial Update: Alleged Connection With Drug Dealer Causes Controversy

Recent developments of the case pointed out the new rumors concerning an alleged relationship that occurred between Knox and a drug dealer around the time of the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher. The connection could establish more clues in the murder case.

Have Babies, Just Not Yet

Resisting pressure to "make something of yourself" before motherhood. There are number of reasons for the delay of childbearing on the part of women, who increasingly find themselves pursuing higher degrees, working full-time, and taking on leadership positions. Babies don’t care if you just made partner, they arrive when they want to. Show More Summary

'Avengers 2: Age of Ultron' Release Date, Rumors: Stellan Skarsgard Returning, Teaser Trailer Revealed

Stellan Skarsgard will reprise his role for Joss Whedon's "Avengers 2: Age of Ultron." Skarsgard already appeared "Thor," "The Avengers," and "Thor: The Dark World" playing role of astrophysicist Dr. Erik Selvig.

iPod Touch 6th Generation to Be Replaced by iWatch?

The iPod Touch line is way overdue for an upgrade, but it is still uncertain whether Apple will want to push through with a 6th generation. Some have speculated that the upcoming iWatch will be replacing the iPod Touch line.

Hardship and Trust

As they were (at long last) poised to enter the Promised Land, God warned the Israelites that the real danger to their lives had just begun.

GTA 6 Development Already Underway? 'We've Got Some Ideas,' Says Rockstar President

Rockstar's success with GTA V is surely to bring a sequel in the works but the question will be when will it be released?

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