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Texas shields Christian adoption agencies from bias suits

adoption

New law allows faith-based groups to adhere to Biblical family standards. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation June 15 that protects faith-based foster and adoption care agencies from lawsuits challenging their Biblically based operational standards. Facing the threat of ruinous …

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Evangelical leaders push for criminal justice reform

Justice Declaration

WASHINGTON — Evangelical Christian leaders are spearheading a campaign for criminal justice reform, calling for equitable punishment, alternatives to incarceration and a different take on the “tough on crime” language of the Trump administration. “Our country’s overreliance on incarceration fails to make us …

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Ken Ham disputes reports the Ark Encounter is sinking

Noah’s Ark replica at the Ark Encounter

Answers in Genesis founder Ken Ham is disputing reports the ministry’s Noah’s Ark-themed park is taking on water. The Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky., hasn’t seen bad attendance, Ham blogged on Answers in Genesis’ website, just bad press. The 800-acre theme …

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Marriage remains relevant

Marriage

A new report from scholars at Washington’s American Enterprise Institute claims young adults succeed when they take traditional routes into marriage and parenthood. As more Americans delay marriage and choose nontraditional paths, AEI says millennials may want to reevaluate. Young …

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Involved dads save daughters from risky behavior

father and daughter

A new study shows girls with engaged, present fathers are less likely to look for love in promiscuous sex. Quality time with Dad decreases a daughter’s propensity for risky sexual activity, according to a study released last month. The study, …

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