Home / Tag Archives: culture (page 5)

Tag Archives: culture

Study: Coffee really does make dessert better

coffee dessert

We now know why many people will pair a cup of coffee with their favorite dessert. A new study is lending some scientific credibility to the time-honored tradition of serving coffee after ...

Read More »

High school students mock Auschwitz in ‘off to camp’ video

auschwitz off to camp

Two high school students in Minnesota apologized for posting a clip on a popular video-sharing app that pokes fun at Jews who were sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. In the TikTok ...

Read More »

FCA hosting virtual huddle up on Wednesday afternoons

huddle up fca

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is hosting a virtual huddle up on Wednesday afternoons. The organization says it’s part of their effort to keep young athletes connected in a temporary era ...

Read More »

Family Research Council documents erosion of religious freedom as pandemic continues

religious freedom pandemic

Several Christian organizations are expressing concern about how government health policies are encroaching on religious freedom guaranteed in the Constitution. In a newly released issue brief, “Restrictions on Religious Freedom During the ...

Read More »

Basketball star Stephen Curry holds live worship session on social media

curry worship

Basketball star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is making the most of his free time with the NBA shut down. Earlier this week, he was host for a live worship ...

Read More »

Bible sales surge during pandemic

More Americans appear to be turning to God’s word for comfort and direction during the coronavirus pandemic. Bible publishing companies report increased bible sales. Tyndale House Publishers reported increased sales during the ...

Read More »

Strong majority of surveyed pastors believe current events sign of second coming

second coming

Are current events lining up with what Jesus said would happen just before his second coming? That’s what the majority of pastors now say in a new poll from LifeWay Research. Over ...

Read More »

Local seminary president known for making Bible gender neutral, resigns over ‘ethical lapse’

seminary president

A local seminary president has resigned because of an unspecified “ethical Lapse.” Molly T. Marshall stepped down from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee on March 1. The resignation was announced publicly ...

Read More »

Black Gospel music needed within evangelical churches

White evangelical churches have a music problem, and I fear it’s getting worse. This year, the National Museum of Gospel Music is slated to open in Chicago. It will rise from the ...

Read More »

Idaho bans biological males from competing in women’s sports

idaho

Women’s sports in Idaho will now be protected under a bill signed by Governor Brad Little (R.) on Monday. The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act prohibits biologically male students from participating in ...

Read More »

Photo of Jewish and Muslim EMTs in Israel goes viral

jewish EMTs

An image of two EMTs is going viral after it was snapped in Israel. The photo, captured on Wednesday,  caught the remarkable sight of two emergency workers — one a Jew, the ...

Read More »

Party over: Spring break students now testing positive

spring break students

CBS News is reporting that those partying college students seen on Florida beaches during spring break last week are now testing positive for their stupidity.  As of Monday night, five students from ...

Read More »

Christianity brought the world justice and freedom

christianity world freedom

Many today would argue that Christianity has changed the world for the worse. In reality it introduced true justice and freedom. The “new atheists” don’t just see Christianity as wrong but evil. ...

Read More »

Online church attendance spiked last weekend as members watched from home

church attendance

Many people turn to religion in times of crisis, if only temporarily. After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, church attendance across the country briefly spiked, as people sought community and meaning in ...

Read More »

With St. Patrick’s Day parades cancelled, Christians focus on the real story

st. patrick's

With most parades and celebrations cancelled, it may be a good time to reflect instead on the spiritual roots of St. Patrick‘s. Although it has become widely secularized over the centuries, it ...

Read More »

New evangelical leader hopes to address cultural ‘identity crisis’

identity crisis

Virginia Pastor Walter Kim recently was inaugurated as the first minority president of the National Association of Evangelicals. One of his goals is to address what he calls an “identity crisis” in ...

Read More »

Episcopal Church disciplines Bishop for supporting Biblical marriage

episcopal bishop

The United States Episcopal Church is disciplining one of its bishops because he upholds the biblical position on sex and marriage. Bishop William Love, of Albany, has been accused of violating canon ...

Read More »

Gender-neutral passports rejected by British court

passports

Britain’s Court of Appeal has rejected a woman’s claim that would have forced ‘non-gendered’ to appear on UK passports. Christie Elan-Cane is female but believes it is discriminatory that the Passport Office ...

Read More »

In times of crisis, your neighborhood is the mission field

mission field

Sometimes, emergencies and times of crisis present service and mission opportunities that might not exist in normal circumstances.  Many people tend to be more open to spiritual matters during troubling times like ...

Read More »

Number of practicing Christians continues decline in U.S.

U.S. churches will have to adjust to new data that show that the number of practicing Christians continues to decline. Practicing Christians are now a much smaller segment of the entire population, ...

Read More »

Actor Ben Affleck fills void in life by returning to church

affleck

Actor Ben Affleck, who stars in the new movie “The Way Back,” also has found the way back to church. “I go to the Methodist Church, [my] kids [are] baptized, and I ...

Read More »

Hallmark edits pro-life film Unplanned out of awards show

hallmark unplanned

The Washington Examiner newspaper is reporting that Hallmark doesn’t want you to hear about the pro-life film Unplanned and censored  it from and awards ceremony. At the annual Movieguide Awards, which recognize ...

Read More »

Pence welcomes pro-life Democrats to Republican Party

convention returns

As the Democrat Party continues to move left, many pro-life members feel they have no political home. Vice President Mike Pence recently said they are welcome in the Republican Party. “Life is ...

Read More »

German high court blocks attempt to enshrine Sharia law

germany sharia

Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court has blocked an attempt to institute Sharia law. The ruling states that the constitutionally guaranteed religious freedoms of Muslims can be curtailed if public displays of religiosity — ...

Read More »

Prayer walk planned before drag queen library protest at capitol

sex offender

Concerned Women for America is holding prayer walk in the Missouri capitol rotunda before and during a drag queen protest on Saturday. CWA is supporting the public’s right to influence library programming ...

Read More »
X
X