Prophecy in today's headlines

Churches no longer a sanctuary from crime as burglaries rise

Theres no honor among thieves — even when it comes to stealing from churches. A growing tide of burglaries at houses of worship are signs of both a reeling economy and the end of a social taboo that once protected the money collected to help the poor and the valuables displayed to honor a higher […]

Mpls. Police Ponder 8 P.M. Curfew After Youth Mob Attacks

There have been six mob attacks, in all, since February. Now, police are now wondering if an 8 o’clock curfew keeping anyone 17 and under from two downtown streets will stop the violence. Nicollet Mall is a destination for many. Outdoor patios where drinks and food are served are a draw not only to people […]

Many say ‘So What?’ to God, religion, atheism

Researchers have begun asking the kind of nuanced questions that reveal just how big the So What set might be: •44% told the 2011 Baylor University Religion Survey they spend no time seeking “eternal wisdom,” and 19% said “it’s useless to search for meaning.” •46% told a 2011 survey by Nashville-based evangelical research agency, LifeWay […]

Married couples at a record low

The proportion of adults who are married has plunged to record lows as more people decide to live together now and wed later, reflecting decades of evolving attitudes about the role of marriage in society. Just 51 percent of all adults who are 18 and older are married, placing them on the brink of becoming […]

How experts are trying to kill off the traditional family

Only one in six people in Britain think they live as part of a traditional family, according to claims by a new think-tank yesterday. Read More

California Gov. Signs Bills Requiring Schools to Teach on Homosexuals

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 48 on Thursday, making California the first U.S. state required to teach students about the contributions of homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders.Also known as the Fair, Accountable, Inclusive and Respectful Education Act FAIR Act, SB 48 was written by self-admitted homosexual state Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco. The […]

NBC Apologizes for Omitting ‘Under God’ From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

NBC issued an on-air apology Sunday for omitting the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance during its coverage of golf’s U.S. Open.The words were edited out of a clip of children reciting the oath — a move immediately noted by viewers, who took to Twitter and various blogs to voice their anger, the […]

Navy would allow gay weddings on base

Once the military’s ban on gays serving openly is lifted, Navy chaplains will be permitted to officiate at same-sex marriage and civil union ceremonies on base, according to an April 13 memorandum from the Navy’s head chaplain. “Consistent with the tenets of his or her religious organization, a chaplain may officiate a same-sex, civil marriage: […]