Saturday, September 4, 2010

Praying Stops Straying

Researchers at Florida State University set up an experiment to explore prayer and fidelity. Their findings are published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The conclusion: people worried about potentially cheating spouses may find praying together a better safeguard against adultery than constant vigilance. The researchers believe that the act of praying about romantic partners leads people to view their relationship as something sacred and not to be damaged.

Abstinence in China

The Washington Post looks at an abstinence program in China involving Focus on the Family in this story.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Singer's Bus in Accident

The tour bus of Christian singer Karen Peck collided with a pickup truck in Georgia, sending two people to the hospital. The Southern Gospel singer was among those treated for injuries. An elderly man turned in front of the bus on Georgia 400. He was flown to a local hospital in critical condition. Peck and her group New River were nominated for a 2009 Grammy for their album Ephesians One.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Pastor: Islam Promotes Pedophilia

A Texas pastor has created a firestorm by saying Islam promotes pedophilia. Here is a video from KSLA-TV of the controversial remarks made by Baptist pastor Robert Jeffress.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Minister Censured

A Presbyterian, USA court has found a retired minister guilty of violating the denomination's constitution and her vows by officiating at more than a dozen same-sex marriages. At the church trial of Jane Adams Spahr, a panel found voted 4-2 to censure her. They also voted 6-0 that the lesbian's actions did not disrupt the "peace, unity and purity of the church" and praised her ministry to gays and lesbians.