Betsy Darlington Fraser

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Get 'em while they're young: Amid criticism for false talks, TED launches clubs for kids

For years, TED Talks have been criticized for oversimplifying issues, but in recent months the heat is turning up a notch. First there was the Slate …

Debt Tips & Advice | GOBankingRates

Credit card debt, student loans, car payments and other forms of debt are daily stressors for millions of Americans because debt can start to chisel …

Christian counsellors ban therapy aimed at 'converting' gay patients

Association of Christian Counsellors bans trying to turn gay patients straight but disgraced therapist vows to fight ruling<p>Britain's leading body for Christian therapists has instructed its members to stop trying to turn gay patients straight using so-called "conversion therapy".<p>The Association of …

Atheism and Agnosticism

The World's War on Christianity

Last spring, I was having supper with Christian workers who had devoted their lives to North Africa. They were retired missionaries. I left the table to take a call from a reporter. He wanted my opinion on the subject of the persecution of Christians, claiming many of his sources in the media and …

Human Rights

Honourable Mention - Improvised Lines

In years gone by people rarely took performances in superhero movies seriously. Not even, surprisingly, the actors.<p>The Dark Knight Trilogy as whole …

Christian Bale

Josh Williamson is arrested for preaching the Christian gospel in public

Freedom of speech is alive and well in Scotland, then. Pastor Josh Williamson took the Christian gospel to the streets of Perth last week, before he was arrested by the old bill for a ‘breach of the peace’. Asked why he was being arrested, Plod No 1 said because you’re too loud, pointing to the …

Younger Christians Less Supportive Of Death Penalty, Poll

(RNS) One day after the state of Ohio executed a man for murder (Jan. 16), a new poll shows younger Christians are not as supportive of the death penalty as older members of their faith.<p>When asked if they agreed that “the government should have the option to execute the worst criminals,” 42 percent …