Some authorities in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, are upset that they didn't get a permit to build rock dykes between barrier islands to keep the BP oil spill out of fragile estuaries.
Fatu was 25 years old when her father and his two sons burned her to death. Her crime was converting to Christianity in a Muslim land.
Mention the word "missionary" to an assortment of people around the world, and you are sure to see quite a range of reactions.
In the 1990s, I taught history and theology at an evangelical college, a place where the students were serious young Christians.
I gave up fear for Lent. That seemed like a good and perhaps even holy idea at the time.
The health-care struggle culminating in Sunday's vote brought out the best and the worst of legislators' and citizens' behavior.
Imagine a prison where an inmate asks to stay an extra two weeks beyond his release date.
Imagine for a minute the fallout were a Muslim high school in America to choose for its mascot "the Jihadists."
In that light, how do you think Muslims (or Jews) view Christian schools whose mascot is "the Crusaders?"