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Gay Marriage Will Destroy America as We Know It

Matt Barber discusses what marriage means and explains why the rejection of truth provides compelling evidence that the greatest nation on earth is on the fast track to becoming “the late, great USA.”

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Did a Gay Activist Lie to the New Jersey Senate?

New Jersey is in danger of passing a gay conversion therapy ban, thanks to a fake testimony from a gay activist. Read as Michael Brown sets the record straight and explains why the bill is outrageous.

Brendon Ayanbadejo

Why Gay NFL Players Should Stay in the Closet

CBS news is reporting that a gay pro-football player will soon "come out of the closet." What will this mean for our society? Charisma's news editor Jennifer LeClaire gives us insight.

Michael Brown

A Dangerous and Deadly Deception

There are believers out there who claim that they do not sin, even when they do. As scary as this deception is, the reasoning behind it is even scarier, Michael Brown explains.


Ron Luce: Legalized Pot a Buzz-Kill for Teens

All of the “Just say no!” messages fly out the window when we make laws that say, “Well, this particular drug is okay.” Ron Luce shares his heart on marijuana's impact on today's youth.


Is Persecution of Christians in China as Bad as They Say?

Phil Sheldon, a United States citizen who lives in China, sheds light on the complex issue of the persecution of Christians in China. Find out if it is really as bad as they say it is in the Communist country.

Pope Francis

The Scandal of the Jewish Pope

Pope Francis is the first Jesuit pope. But Michael Brown wonders how the Jewish world would react if the next pope turned out to be a Jew. Or how would the Catholic world react?


Madonna’s Gay Smooch and a Shocking ‘Homophobic’ Rant

After pop sensation Madonna used her appearance at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards last weekend to bully the Boy Scouts for its “anti-gay” stance, folk singer Michelle Shocked came out with an anti-gay stance uniquely her own. Did both women go too far?

Rob Bell

Rob Bell's Recipe for Spiritual Disaster

Though Rob Bell is right that, to an extent, affirming same-sex “marriage” is now the politically “in” thing to do, what does that have to do with right and wrong? If society has lost its moral bearings, should the church do so as well?

Daniel, 'The Bible'

Are You Part of the Modern-Day Daniel Generation?

Sunday's episode of The Bible featured the story of Daniel and his three friends—a story of faith and courage. Is God calling you to step into circumstances that require courage and faith? What problem are you called to solve?

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What’s the Difference Between Holiness and Legalism?

Holiness is beautiful, legalism is binding; holiness brings life, legalism brings death. They are as different as night and day, and yet at first glance they can seem similar. How can we distinguish between the two?


Pastor Ron Phillips Marvels at Pope Francis' Humility

Ron Phillips, who says 2013 is the "year of the church," explains why Pope Francis' request for prayer in his first public address as pope shows humility, and expresses what his election could mean for the church.


Carman: I Didn’t Want to Tell My Mother I Have Cancer

When Carman started getting phone calls from people far and wide offering him their prayer support after the cancer diagnosis, he knew it wouldn’t take long for the news to spread like wildfire. What would he tell his mother?

'American Idol' Season 12's Top 10

Christians Dominate 'American Idol' This Season

Season 12 of American Idol has its share of Christian contestants: Eight of the top 10 are Christians. Find out how they're using their newfound fame to influence the world for Christ.

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