After months of work, President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships is about to send him dozens of proposals on revamping the White House’s faith-based program. The proposals will also set priorities for the office and will renew debate — and media coverage — of this controversial initiative. Polls show that the […]

Jeffrey R. Thomas, who leads Central City Community Church of the Nazarene, aims to empower congregants to change their lives in

via:myfoxhouston SEALY, Texas – Standing side-by-side in Sealy City Hall Wednesday night, city council candidates Mark Stolarski and Wyn McCready put their political platforms aside and let their future be decided with one roll of three dice. The rules were simple: The highest score wins the election. “We’re going down in history, it’s a first […]

ORLANDO, Fla. — A trainer at SeaWorld Orlando died Wednesday after a killer whale attacked her in front of a horrified audience. Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman John Mulhall said paramedics were called to the Shamu Stadium at the theme park resort where they found a worker who could not be revived. Park guest Victoria […]


A section of an ancient city wall of Jerusalem from the tenth century B.C.E. – possibly built by King Solomon — has been revealed in archaeological excavations directed by Dr. Eilat Mazar and conducted under the auspices of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The section of the city wall revealed, 70 meters long and six […]

Benny Hinn, a televangelist who brings in millions of dollars annually, has some explaining to do to his followers since his wife of 30 years, Suzanne Harthern, has filed for divorce. 

With more and more people flocking to services like Facebook and Twitter, many of these same people are unknowingly preventing themselves from getting hired for jobs. Given the record unemployment, companies are really doing their due diligence to ensure they’re choosing only the best hires. Five years ago, a simple web search was the extent […]

ELLISBURG, Ky. – Members of a small central Kentucky church successfully disarmed a man who rode horseback to morning services, then walked into the church with a holstered gun. Police said the man, 43, was arrested about an hour later at a house and charged with public intoxication.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is on a mission: He wants to tour several historically black colleges and speak directly with African-American male students about teaching in the nation’s public schools. A violent criminal used a spoon to dig her way out of a Dutch prison, officials said on Tuesday. The 35-year-old woman, held for an unspecified “violent crime,” fled Saturday night through a tunnel she had dug with a spoon, prosecution spokesman Wim de Bruin, said. The tunnel linked the inside of the prison […]