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'Captive' Ashley Smith Describes Being Held by Escaped Courthouse Shooter for 7 Hours
For Ashley Smith, March 11, 2005, was just like any other day in Georgia. But early the next day, Smith became the captive of escaped convict Brian Nichols for seven of the 26 hours he was on the run. More than 10 years later, Smith, then 26, is reliving the seven-hour ordeal that changed her life
Sir Elton John Challenges Senate to 'Change the Course of History' on AIDS
Sir Elton John found himself in front of a microphone in the nation’s capital today, but not to perform any of the classic hits that have made him a household name. The British musician testified in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee and talked about his AIDS foundation 's efforts, and
Jesus Returns to the Big Screen in Biblical Movie 'Son of God'
The Hollywood husband-and-wife team that made "The Bible" mini-series a smash hit is hoping to parlay that success onto the big screen with their new biblical movie, "Son of God." Actress Roma Downey, best known for her leading role on the TV series "Touched by an Angel," and her husband, reality
Hot Diet Trends of 2013
Another year, another couple of hundred new diets. The folks at the diet tracking site dietsinreview.com noted that 2013 was a pretty typical year for dieting , with more than 45 million Americans trying some sort of plan to shed unwanted pounds. "Everyone is still looking for that one special way
Turning to the Bible for Weight Loss with the Daniel Diet
The new bible for dieting is, for many, the Bible. The Daniel Diet, inspired by the Biblical prophet Daniel, has become a popular diet among some U.S. Protestant congregations to help encourage healthy eating. According to two passages in the Bible, Daniel fasted twice. During the first fast, he
Rick Warren Gives First Sermon Since Son's Suicide
Pastor Rick Warren, returning to his Saddleback Church pulpit for the first time since his son's suicide, said today he hoped to be able to remove the stigma that is attached to a person suffering from mental illness. Dressed in a black T-shirt and jeans, Warren preached a sermon focused on how he
Rick Warren to Return to Pulpit for First Time Since Son's Suicide
Sermon to Kick Off New Series, 'How to Get Through What You're Going Through'
Rick Warren Says Late Son Got Illegal Gun on Internet
Pastor Rick Warren said Thursday that his son, Matthew, purchased an unregistered gun over the Internet. It was that weapon that he used to take his own life last week after years of battling mental illness. “Someone on the internet sold Matthew an unregistered gun. ...
Pastor Rick Warren 'Overwhelmed' by Support After Son's Suicide
Pastor Rick Warren said today he and his wife, Kay, are "overwhelmed" by the support they have received following the suicide of his 27-year-old son. "Kay and I are overwhelmed by your love, prayers, and kind words. You are all encouraging our #brokenhearts," Warren tweeted today to his almost 1
Pastor Rick Warren's Son Matthew Commits Suicide After Lifelong Battle With Mental Illness
Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren said today that his 27-year-old son had commited suicide after a lifelong battle with mental illness. Warren, in an emotional email to the congregatiuon of his Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., shared his son Matthew's struggles and asked for prayers. "No words