LaAnthia Washington lost a tooth weeks ago and had a dental appointment Monday. But the Forestville, Md., sought healing instead at the Ministers March for Justice.
Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is helping rapidly accelerate the distribution of newly translated portions of the Scriptures for those without the Bible in their language, including places where having a Bible is dangerous.
Twenty-eight percent of Americans believe the Bible is the actual word of God and that it should be taken literally. This is somewhat below the 38% to 40% seen in the late 1970s, and near the all-time low of 27% reached in 2001 and 2009. But about half of Americans continue to say the Bible is the inspired word of God, not to be taken literally -- meaning a combined 75% believe the Bible is in some way connected to God. About one in five Americans view the Bible in purely secular terms -- as ancient fables, legends, history, and precepts written by man -- which is up from 13% in 1976.
Following his re-election, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has posted an open letter to President Obama, asking him to reject the politics of religion.
About 100 high school students stormed-out of a national journalism conference after an anti-bullying speaker became belligerent, attacking the Bible and calling anyone who walked-out on his rant "pansy assed."
Five Iranian house church Christians were behind bars Wednesday, March 15, after being sentenced to one year imprisonment on charges of "crimes against the Islamic order" and there were reports that Iranian authorities have been burning Bibles.
Whether the Biblical Exodus ever happened was questioned recently in a speech by Rabbi David Wolpe in which he asserted that "many scholars have quietly concluded that the epic of Moses never happened, and even Jewish clerics are raising questions."
The latest edition of Biblical Archaeology Review asks an interesting question: Did some ancient Jews observe the Zodiac and worship Helios, the Greek sun god? Raiders News Update believes 2 Kings 23: 11 and similar verses prove this to be true--but what does this mean?
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP)--What makes a bomber strike, or a mom kill her kids?
Newsweek magazine asked that question recently for a cover story analyzing the nature and the root of evil. Its answer, though, fell short of a biblical definition of sin, R. Albert Mohler Jr. said during a nationwide broadcast of the radio program "Janet Parshall's America" May 18.
DALLAS (ABP) -- Does God intend to give his children certain blessings but only if they ask?
Does reciting the same prayer to God every day provide power?
ISTANBUL, April 5 (Compass) -- An Uzbekistan government official publicly hailed the Bible as "a priceless source of knowledge" during a March ceremony marking the first local publication of an Uzbek edition of Proverbs.
French journalist Claude Vorilhon is known for introducing "Raelism" to the world. Mr. Vorilhon claims he was contacted by UFO's on December 13, 1973 when his extraterrestrial visitors named him "Rael." During this time of supposed contact, the alien life forms told "Rael" that mankind was ready to learn the truth of the mysteries of man's origin. Vorilhon claims his alien contacts gave him a mission to prepare mankind for their return and to establish an embassy to initiate contact with mankind.
In the Book of Genesis, God makes it very clear that man was created special on the sixth day of the Creation Week. Rejecting the Genesis account of history, evolutionists must search desperately to find an alternative explanantion for man's origin. Discoveries, such as the recent "micro-primate" fossil fragment, demonstrate the great lengths to which evolutionists will go to connect humans and animals.
The Arab world marked the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha on Monday, traditionally a day of food, family and festivities. But this year, the holiday was noted for intensified anti-Israel and anti-Jewish rhetoric, continued violence and economic hardship in Palestinian areas, and the tragic death of 35 pilgrims during the hajj to Mecca.