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Rules of the game of science This season’s political debates and commentaries have come out strong against people who are skeptical of evolution or climate change … [more]
40 days to fast and pray – Terry and Barbi Franklin have been in full-time ministry as a couple for more than 25 years. Christian music was their first focus, as both came from families with a lot of musical talent. [more]
I do. I do. I do. I do. Kody Brown has four wives, 16 children and stepchildren, and a television reality show – TLC’s Sister Wives – showing all the drama unfolding in Utah. [more]
Dead men living Ron Hicks is serving a life sentence in the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, but he is dead already. [more]
NEWS COLUMNS
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‘Personhood’ battle moves to Mississippi / AFA prepares first pro-life film release [more]

Nativity allowed on public square [more]

Boycott of Home Depot still going strong [more]

Doctor sues family of overdose victim [more]

City reverses ruling, allows cross [more]

Man loses job for firing on robbers [more]

School district pulls sexually graphic books from reading list [more]

Florida teacher suspended, reinstated [more]

Sex ed in fifth grade, abstinence not allowed [more]

Video game portrays conservatives as zombies [more]

North Carolina to vote on same sex marriage ban [more]

Unintended pregnancies increase despite government subsidies [more]

Planned Parenthood refers fewer adoptions [more]

Pro-life group wins First Amendment rights [more]

House resolution would curtail Sharia law [more]

Media increasingly ‘pornify’ women [more]

Muslims move to ban Sharia law in Michigan [more]

Pastors protest no prayer at 9/11 event [more]

Amish jailed for not paying fines [more]

Dads make a difference in child development [more]

Reaching the world … one mug at a time
While many people struggle with the challenges of daily life, contributing to mission work may seem like a luxury. Yet the key to finding the time and money for missions could be in your fist – or in your mug, to be precise. [more]

Everything is amazing … but nobody is happy
Consider the irony – a blasphemous, secular comedian recognizing the dilemma of our culture – amazing advances in technology, all the toys we could ever imagine, affluence like never before and yet, people are not happy. [more]

Music gives hope, healing, light
Two-year-old Haley lost her battle to leukemia in 2004. But her brief life inspired a legacy that is ministering to countless cancer patients across the nation. [more]

Reviews
AFA reviews movies and resources marketed to families:
Super Simple Science Stuff
Hurleyville
Capt’n Chuckleberry
Dolphin Tale
‘Heaven is for Real’ for kids
[more]

Can prayer save America
By Buddy Smith, AFA vice president
Our nation is in great turmoil, both financially and morally, with challenges too great for human understanding. Culturally, we are becoming more and more secular. Is there hope? My friend and chairman of America’s National Prayer Committee, Dave Butts, recently sent the first issue of PrayerConnect magazine, which urges Christians to pray and believe that God can still save America.
[more]

Does the word ‘evangelical’ mean anything anymore?
By Randy Alcorn, president, Eternal Perspective Ministries
I’m writing this while returning from the International Christian Retail Show, the annual Christian book convention. I’m sitting in the Atlanta airport, reflecting on some of my conversations the past four days. I did many interviews about recent and forthcoming books, and talked with lots of evangelical booksellers, publishers and authors. [more]

Financial issues
By Dan Celia, host of Financial Issues on American Family Radio.
Q: I’m three years from retirement. Mortgage interest rates are about 2% lower than my current rate. Should I refinance? [more]