January 2007
Wal-Mart averts AFA boycott with vow of neutrality
The world’s largest retailer issued a statement in November indicating it would avoid embroiling itself in divisive issues, (more)
Changed by Christ,
called by compassion
“There’s no such thing as an ex-gay!” is the strident rallying cry of today’s homosexual activist agenda. (more)
Caught!
Thirteen-year-old Justin Berry was an honor roll student and a soccer player when he got his first offer from a man who had been chatting with him online, (more)
NEWS FEATURES COLUMNS

Ford backs over concerns of pro-family groups [more]

AFA petitions U.S. Supreme Court in Okwedy case [more]

CLP defends sisters’ free-speech rights [more]

Fifth Circuit strikes two Waco ordinances [more]

Germany persecutes homeschoolers [more]

College group sues to protect rights [more]

Faith-based films on DVD [more]

‘Veggie Tales’ saved from the knife? [more]

Moms demand more ‘moral’ dolls [more]

Impromptu foul language allowed on TV news [more]

National motto obscured on new U.S. dollar coins [more]

Congress hopes to dry up child porn funds [more]

Military porn addictions growing [more]

Christian leaders: unknown to most [more]

Airline allows employees to wear crosses [more]

Partial-birth abortion revisited
In November, the U.S. Supreme Court revisited the issue of partial-birth abortion by hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Federal Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 signed into law by President George W. Bush. [more]

New study challenges popular view of sexual orientation
Mark Twain said once: “Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” If environmental factors in sexual orientation could talk, they might say the same thing. For sure, social or family factors in influencing sexual attractions have been written off by numerous scholars and media. [more]

Alienation
What happened? Once again, a politically unified, culurally conservative movement runs out of stream. [more]

Precious Feet, priceless feat
Great-grandmother to 14, grandmother to 28, and mother to a precious pair of tiny feet that became the pro-life movement’s official symbol in 1979, 86-year-old Virginia Evers is an advocate for life wherever she goes. [more]

Engaging beliefs
Take a close look at the entertainment industry, and it’s clear to see there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the influence Christians can have and are having in Hollywood. But according to industry insider Phil Cooke, a respected producer and director and a creative media consultant and advisor, this impact doesn’t come about without cultural engagement and a new mind-set. [more]

Real life and resolutions [more]
by Randall Murphree, AFA Journal Editor

Life grows shorter, questions grow bigger [more]
By Tim Wildmon, AFA President