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How Will We Spend a Trillion Years in Heaven? Would It Be Boring? John Piper Answers

When you think about spending a trillion years in heaven, does that hope feel satisfying or boring? Theologian John Piper asks this question in the …

BREAKING: Denzel Washington Just Spoke on The Bible… Atheists and the Media - Not Thrilled

The liberal atheists and secularists who inhabit the media, academia and the craptastic world of entertainment loathe everything Christian or …

A Guide for Bible Skeptics: An Interview with John Dickson

The Bible continues to be the world’s bestselling book. Doubters, skeptics, and critics have attempted to discredit it, ignore it, and ban it. Yet …

An Apologist Confronts His Doubt

Mike Licona was at a spiritual crossroads, and he couldn’t have reached it at a more inconvenient time.<p>As the apologetics coordinator for the …

Texas Town Gets Rid of Police Dept., Hires ‘SEAL Security’ — Guess What Reportedly Happened to Crime

In 2012, the community of Sharpstown, Texas, made the controversial decision not to renew its contract with the local police department and instead hire a private security firm to combat crime.<p>Since SEAL Security Solutions took over law enforcement in Sharpstown, crime has reportedly dropped by 61 …

You’ll Want to Check This List to See if You’re Driving One of the Cars With the Most/Least Fatalities

Are you driving a death trap or one of the safest cars on the road?<p>According to statistics from the independent, non-profit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), mass-produced cars are becoming safer. That translates to fewer fatalities from car accidents.<p>The institute’s most recent …

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Masked Man Walks Into Convenience Store and Takes Nothing. But He Does Something Even Stranger Before He Walks Out.

Perhaps when you’re ascending the convenience store robbery ladder, what you know counts as least as much as who you know.<p>That seems to be the case for an odd incident at a Quick Save in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, when a masked man walked into the store and stood face to face with the clerk on Tuesday …

The 10 Most Dangerous, Deadly and Horrific Places in the World to Be a Christian — and the Worst Could Be Yet to Come

The worst might be yet to come for Christians enduring violence, murder and persecution across the globe, according to a Christian human rights organization that monitors and exposes atrocities aimed at believers.<p>Open Doors USA has released its “2015 World Watch List,” a report that highlights and …

Study Reveals How Teens’ Religion and ‘Worldviews’ Impact Drug and Substance Use — and Parents Will Want to Pay Close Attention

A newly released study from researchers at the University of Florida examined teenagers’ worldviews and the impact these perspectives have on deterring drugs and alcohol, finding that stronger religious worldviews correlate with less substance use.<p>Psychology professor and study researcher James …

Concealed Handgun License Holder Sees a Man Beating a Woman in a Car. Watch His Bold Reaction Caught on Video That Has Others Calling Him a Hero.

A Texas motorist who’s also a concealed handgun license holder told police he saw a man beating a woman in another car on Friday afternoon, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.<p>So he got out of his car when both vehicles had stopped, pointed his gun at the other driver and forced him out of the …

After Breaking Into House, Intruder Charges Toward Armed Homeowner, Official Says. It Doesn’t End Well for the Crook.

A home intruder died Saturday after he charged toward the armed Pennsylvania homeowner and was shot in the chest, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, citing Washington County Coroner Tim Warco.<p>Image source: Getty Images<p>Warco identified the deceased as Emanuel Ladson, 37, of Pittsburgh, the …

When a Stranger Showed up at a Texas Man’s House at 4 A.M. Demanding to Be Let in , Police Say He Did ‘What Every Homeowner’ Would Do to Protect His Family

Police in a rural town northwest of Dallas have outlined an odd case involving a homeowner, a man at his door at 4 a.m. and a fatal gunshot.<p>According to police and WFAA-TV, a homeowner in Rhome, Texas, was awakened in the wee hours of Friday morning when a man repeatedly rang the door bell and …

When She Answered the Knock at Her Door, a Man Put a Gun to Her Neck. By the Time He Realized He Made a Huge Mistake, It Was Too Late.

A woman in Memphis, Tennessee, answered a knock at her door at around 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday. When she opened the door, she found herself in a potential life-and-death situation.<p>Getty Images<p>The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Nico Carlisle, reportedly forced his way into the residence and pressed …

Student: Professor’s Anti-American ‘Pledge of Allegiance’ an ‘Attempt to Propagandize an Entire Classroom’

A tenured professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver requires his students to say an anti-American “pledge of allegiance” so they can see another perspective of their country, according to Campus Reform.<p>Dr. Charles Angeletti, a professor of American Civilization at one of the largest …

The Tough Movie Set Moment That Caused Actress Angelina Jolie to Drop to Her Knees and ‘Pray for a Miracle’

During filming for her new movie “Unbroken,” Angelina Jolie — who isn’t a religious person — faced a directorial challenge that led her to drop to her knees and pray for a miracle.<p>The actress was desperately in need of sunlight to wrap the final scene in her highly anticipated movie about Olympic …

He’s Falling Down and Facing the Wrong Way. Hold Your Breath as You Watch Him Take His Shot Anyway.

“This is why I watch hockey,” reads the caption posted with the video on Reddit. “Possibly best goal of the season.”<p>The incredible goal came during Friday’s game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Montreal Canadiens.<p>Buffalo would emerge victorious, but it was something that happened merely three …

It’s Clear Why This A Cappella Version of ‘White Winter Hymnal’ Has More Than 4 Million Views on YouTube

Hit play and it will become quite clear why this a cappella cover of “White Winter Hymnal” has amassed more than 4 million views in the weeks since it has been uploaded.<p>Performed by Pentatonix, an a cappella music group consisting of five members, the rendition has been acclaimed by fans commenting …

There’s Definitely a Reason This A Capella Group’s Cover of ‘Silent Night’ Is Taking the Internet by Storm

You’re in for a real musical treat.<p>Pentatonix, an a cappella music group consisting of five members, published a cover of “Silent Night” Monday — and it’s taking the Internet by storm.<p>“Wow. Speechless,” commented one individual on YouTube.<p>[sharequote align=”center”]”Wow. …

Inspiring Personal Story of Hope: ‘One of the Most Inspiring Stories I’ve Ever Heard’

On Wednesday, TheBlaze Radio Network host Jay Severin took a call from Sarah, a 25-year-old college student at Mississippi State University. The call ended up delivering possibly one of the most inspirational messages ever heard on radio.<p>Jay Severin<p>Sarah claimed that her parents committed murder …

Obama’s Claims on Illegal Immigration Get Fact-Checked

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions Thursday night in his remarks about the unilateral actions he’s taking on immigration.<p>A look at his statements and how they compare with the facts:<p>OBAMA: “It does not grant citizenship, or the right to stay here permanently, or …

He Pressed the Barrel of a Gun Against His Temple and Was About to Pull the Trigger — As His Hand Trembled Something Unexpected Happened

With the cold barrel of his .22 caliber pressed firmly against his right temple, Jay Lowder put his head between his legs and began to squeeze the trigger, planning to ease his pain once and for all.<p>Disgusted by his life circumstances, he had shattered his bathroom mirror with his fist just minutes …

Read the Infamous Letter the FBI Sent to Martin Luther King Jr.

An uncensored and infamous letter sent to Martin Luther King Jr. following his 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech serves as a chilling reminder of the federal government’s ability to do wrong.<p>The letter, which berates King as an “evil, abnormal beast,” ends by attempting to convince the civil rights …

Exclusive Excerpt: Slouching Toward a Nuclear Blackout

<i>The potential destruction of the United States by an EMP attack is more than a theory. Our most lethal enemies — Iran, North Korea, China and Russia — have the means and quite possibly the desire to knock out our entire power grid. They’ve even conducted practice runs to test our vulnerabilities.</i> …

‘Oh My God!’: Heart-Pounding Video Captures Firefighter Saving Construction Worker’s Life in the Nick of Time

Heart-pounding new footage of a stunning rescue from Tuesday’s 5-alarm Houston fire surfaced on the Internet late Tuesday — and it shows the tense moment a construction worker was taken to safety by a firefighter.<p>The video, uploaded to YouTube by user Karen Jones, captures a construction worker …