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Homosexual boy scout leaders seen nuking organization’s biblical foundations

Homosexual boy scout leaders seen nuking organization’s biblical foundations

The Southern Baptist Convention expressed extreme disappointment Monday to news that the Boy Scouts of America will likely approve admission of professed homosexuals as scout leaders, with officials close to the SBC predicting a mass exodus out of Scouting by Baptist churches. … “This is a catastrophic decision for the Boy Scouts of America. In […]

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As the president took the oath, the faithful took to Twitter…

As the president took the oath, the faithful took to Twitter…

As Americans tuned in to watch President Barack Obama be sworn into office for his second term on Jan. 21, a number of Christian leaders took to their Twitter accounts to offer reaction. Arguably the most impassioned remark came from Pastor Mark Driscoll, founding pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Wash., who wrote that […]

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Episcopal gay-affirming pastor chosen to replace Louie Giglio for Obama benediction

Episcopal gay-affirming pastor chosen to replace Louie Giglio for Obama benediction

An Episcopal pastor from a church not far from the White House has been chosen to replace evangelical Christian pastor Louie Giglio of Passion City Church to perform the official benediction at President Barack Obama’s public inauguration on Jan. 21. The Rev. Dr. Luis León has led Saint John’s Church in Washington, D.C. since 1995, […]

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U.S. taxpayers paid $1,622 for each Planned Parenthood abortion

U.S. taxpayers paid $1,622 for each Planned Parenthood abortion

The nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood, reports it received $542 million from government sources in 2011-2012 while performing 995,687 abortions from 2009-2011. In 2011 alone, its clinics performed 333,964 abortions. When broken down on an approximate annual basis, that means Planned Parenthood receives around $1,622 in government funds per abortion. From a time perspective, […]

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Not just in Newtown: Abundant evil and millions of innocent victims in this world

Not just in Newtown: Abundant evil and millions of innocent victims in this world

By Ben Stein I learned about the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school while we were setting up at Fox News to tape Cavuto on Business. The news was so horrible that we all felt as if we had lost our legs and could no longer stand. It was such horrible news that it simply […]

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Fiscal cliff? Maybe we paid too much for what money can’t fix

Fiscal cliff? Maybe we paid too much for what money can’t fix

There is endless talk these days about the looming “fiscal cliff,” the catastrophic economic nightmare that many predict will befall the United States if taxes go up and government spending is significantly cut come January 2, 2013, as mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011. … Ironically, one of the reasons we’re on the […]

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Rick Warren’s Obama-Romney ‘Civil Forum’ canceled due to lack of civility

Rick Warren’s Obama-Romney ‘Civil Forum’ canceled due to lack of civility

Pastor Rick Warren has canceled his highly anticipated “Saddleback Civil Forum” with presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, citing a lack of civil discourse between the two campaigns. Warren will hold a forum on religious liberty instead, which may bring attention to the Obama administration’s birth control mandate less than two months before the […]

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Ayn Rand’s cosmic view, and Paul Ryan’s

Ayn Rand’s cosmic view, and Paul Ryan’s

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has been labeled by some in the media as a “Randite.” … In a Tuesday interview with Fox News’ Brit Hume, Ryan provided a more nuanced view, explaining the parts of Rand’s philosophy that he appreciated and the parts of her philosophy that he rejects. … Ryan noted that […]

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Finding the messiah in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Finding the messiah in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

The Hebrew month of Av contains many contradictions and competing emotions. … One way that we find comfort in Av is the claim that the messiah, the one who will bring redemption to the Jewish people and peace to the entire world, will be born on Tisha B’Av. … Like many of my peers, I […]

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‘Dark Knight Rises’ is a hit . . . globally, Time Warner finally reveals

‘Dark Knight Rises’ is a hit . . . globally, Time Warner finally reveals

“The Dark Knight Rises” is on track to become the most successful Batman movie ever, and to soon surpass $1 billion in global box office. Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff ….Bewkes’ comments on “The Dark Knight Rises” mark the first time anyone at Time Warner has publicly discussed the movie’s box-office performance. At studio Warner […]