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DECEMBER 2011
O Come Let Us Ignore Him This Christmas, families across the nation will make room in their yards for a Nativity. Some will be ornate, with life-size characters … [more]
Until death do us part – There is good news and bad news when it comes to marriage and family in the United States today. According to research from the University of Virginia’s National Marriage Project … [more]
Life Action Ministries
Youth minister Del Fehsenfeld Jr. was stunned at the credibility gap between what his teens professed to believe and how they lived. Even more shocking was … [more]
AFA tests waters with first short feature film Human beings dream. They imagine, they plan, they pursue, they create. These capacities mark off mankind from the rest of nature … . [more]
NEWS COLUMNS
FEATURES

VA backs down in cemetery controversy [more]

Home Depot displays its true colors [more]

Prof says university suppressing religion [more]

LGBT curriculum coming to Los Angeles schools [more]

NBC pulls ‘Playboy Club’ [more]

Government pays over $600 million to dead [more]

PCUSA ordains first open homosexual pastor [more]

Military chaplains resist gay agenda [more]

Activists call for transgender individuals in U.S. military [more]

UCLA OKs co-ed roomies [more]

Congress invited to see ultrasounds [more]

Crisis pregnancy centers fight back [more]

California fines couple for home Bible study [more]

EEOC contests ministerial exception [more]

Town forced to remove cross from water tower [more]

No churches remain in Afghanistan [more]

Changing hearts, minds about abortion Ray Comfort is a well-known evangelist, speaker, author filmmaker and co-host (with Kirk Cameron) of the award winning television program The Way of the Master. He recently released a mesmerizing 33-minute documentary titled 180 … [more]

Finding the forgotten She crouched in a crevice of a Memphis building, wearing tattered sweat clothes and shoes with no socks. “I just need a blanket, a jacket, something to keep me warm,” she pleaded. [more]

Cultural polluters: see who’s guilty Mark Twain understood the subtle difference between facts and truth when he told another writer, “Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.” [more]

Reviews
For Christmas, three family movies, one music project, a documentary on football phenom Tim Tebow, and a new book by Dr. David Jeremiah are available from the AFA store. Store manager Marty Sparks advises that it is critical to order soon. To assure timely delivery of these items, order ASAP from store.afa.net or 1-800-326-4543, option 3.
Christmas With a Capital C
Homeless for the Holidays
Mandie and the Forgotten Christmas
December Peace
Jeremiah analyzes church, culture
Tim
Tebow: Everything in between
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CLARIFICATION
Articles written by Ed Vitagliano in the October and November AFA Journal referred to two specific polygamist groups as “Mormon sects.” We realize that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon church) does not accept polygamy, and apologize for any offense caused by the unclear identification used in our features.

Uncle Al’s harrowing tale entralls millions
By Ed Vitagliano, AFA Journal staff writer
My Uncle Al was a postman for the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years. In 1973 he was kidnapped as he was walking his route. The perpetrators were two hit men for the Buonaccorso crime family who had mistaken my uncle for another mail carrier – one who had been cooperating with the FBI in a sting operation that threatened the mob family. [more]

Reasonable people can disagree without hating
By Tim Wildmon, AFA president
I remember when I was a kid, my mama would correct any of us children if we got really upset and blurted out that we “hated” someone. She would say it was okay to strongly “dislike,” but she would not let us get away with using the word “hate.” I don’t even think I could use the word to describe my feelings for asparagus. [more]

Financial issues
By Dan Celia, host of Financial Issues on American Family Radio.
Q: We keep hearing about the possibility of Europe financially crashing and this hurting America. What can we safely do with our limited savings? [more]