Tim Tebow’s Pro-Life Commercial Causing Major Super Bowl Stir

A pro-life ad has created a greater stir this year than the Super Bowl game where it will be televised. Tim Tebow, the Heisman-winning collegiate superstar is to be featured in a 30 second ad, funded by Focus on the Family, with his mother. They will tell the story of her high-risk pregnancy when she... Continue Reading

New evangelical group calls for cancellation of Haiti’s debt

A new organization of progressive evangelicals has formed, calling for complete cancellation of Haiti’s foreign debt in order to aid an already-fragile economy devastated by a Jan. 12 earthquake. The Jan. 22 announcement of the New Evangelical Partnership for Common Good marks the full return into public life of Rich Cizik, former vice president for... Continue Reading

Senate Chaplain: Religious Leader For Secular Flock

Most mornings, after the gavel is struck in the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill, a prayer is offered in that most secular body — a practice that goes back to the founding fathers at the Continental Congress in 1774. Chaplain Barry C. Black delivers the prayer, offering up some of the first words heard each... Continue Reading

Scott Brown, CRC Member, Elected to U. S. Senate

“Gas up the truck! Gas up the truck!” chanted the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd Tuesday night in a Boston ballroom, cheering U.S. Sen.-elect Scott Brown on to Washington after his victory in Massachusetts over Democrat Martha Coakley. Brown’s truck, which he drove all over the state to meet voters, became emblematic of the Republican’s grassroots, populist campaign.... Continue Reading

UPDATE: Visitation and Memorial Service Schedule – Christian School Teacher killed in head-on collision outside of Charlotte

The Pastoral Staff at Uptown Community Church in Carlotte has provided the following information on Aimee Elisabeth Powell’s funeral plans. Aimee’s immediately family has arrived from Taiwan and is thankful to be together as they turn to the Lord and walk through this challenging time. Here are the updates we have at this time. Visitation... Continue Reading

Runaway Christian Convert Allowed to Live Apart from Parents

A teenage girl from Ohio who ran away from home after she became Christian can remain free from her Muslim parents, according to the terms of a court settlement. Though Rifqa Bary’s parents have been fighting to regain custody of her since last August, under the agreement Tuesday, the 17-year-old teen can stay in a... Continue Reading

Four Professors at Covenant College Take Early Retirement; Receive Emeritus Status

As part of Covenant College’s effort to plan for the 2009-2010 budget, four faculty members were offered the option of taking voluntary retirement. Although none had announced retirement plans, all were willing to accept incentivized packages from the College for retirement. They include Ray Clark; Paul Hesselink, English; Jack Muller, Sociology; and Doug Sizemore, Computer... Continue Reading

Scott Brown Senate Victory in Mass. a win for Women

In response to this week’s victory by Republican candidate Scott Brown in the Massachusetts special election to fill the Senate seat of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser offered the following statement: “On the heels of last fall’s victories by Bob McDonnell and Chris Christie, Scott Brown’s victory is... Continue Reading

A Tribute To Dwight Linton

From time to time an individual lives a quiet, mostly private life and his work becomes well known only after his death. Dwight Linton was such an individual. A Memorial Service for Dwight Linton was held on Monday, January 18th in the sanctuary of Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church near Atlanta. Dwight, and his widow Marjory... Continue Reading

Mohler appointed Schaeffer chair at WJI

Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler, Jr., has been appointed to the Francis Schaeffer Chair of Cultural Apologetics at the World Journalism Institute at The King’s College in New York City. As the holder of the Francis Schaeffer chair, Dr. Mohler will give a series of lectures to the World Journalism Institute students at its... Continue Reading