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NRB Urges 'Fix' for On-Air Indecency Rules

Manassas, VA – Today, the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) filed Comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging it to improve and tighten its current indecency regulations for broadcasters. After two Supreme Court decisions dealing with the FCC’s rules against over-the-air smut, with NRB filing legal briefs in both, the Commission has sought public comment on its suggestion that it should now crack down only on the most “egregious” cases of indecency.
 
NRB disagrees with that approach. Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for NRB, wrote in the Comments that “a diminishing of the civility and decency of discourse and imagery during children’s viewing hours will diminish families, children, and our culture, and will impair the public interest.”

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Teach Them Why They Died So That We Might Live

By Jim Daly , CP Contributor
May 27, 2013|6:32 am

If you've heard it once, you've heard it said several hundred times:

It's difficult to raise a child these days.

There's the sliding culture to deal with, of course, and the loss of a unified Christian ethos, of a government attempting to force us to violate our conscience on numerous levels.

There are the practical demands of parenting, many of which seem more acute these days. Our neighborhoods don't feel as safe or secure as they did when we were kids. At the age of six, I was riding my bike everywhere without a care in the world, but today, we're reluctant to let our boys and girls peddle beyond our block.

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Lee Strobel to Teach at Houston Baptist University's School of Christian Thought

 
By Alex Murashko , Christian Post Reporter
 

Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, has accepted a position as professor of Christian Thought at Houston Baptist University, it was announced Tuesday. Strobel told The Christian Post that he is excited to help equip students to make a difference for Jesus Christ.

"I'm excited about helping a new generation work through how we can naturally and effectively share the message of Jesus in the 21st century," Strobel told CP via email. "Our increasingly skeptical world presents special challenges as we seek to fulfill the Great Commission. HBU is assembling an impressive team to innovate new ways for Christians to bring God's message of redemption and hope to our neighbors, our nation and our world.

"I'm thrilled with the opportunity to encourage and equip these sharp young Christians to make a difference for Christ," he said.

Strobel, who is a New York Times best-selling author of more than 20 books, including The Case for Christ, will join the faculty of the Department of Apologetics in HBU's School of Christian Thought.

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For Scouts, a Badge of Dishonor


After two decades of bitter back and forth, one of the last strongholds for morality in America finally buckled. Late this afternoon, despite a relentless push by Scouts in every state, the National Council exchanged a century-old legacy for a false compromise that puts an American tradition on the pathway to extinction. After 103 years of principled leadership, the organization proved that it was incapable of the same kind of courage it's been instilling in American boys since the beginning of the 1900s. By a lopsided vote, delegates ushered into the Boy Scouts a new era of moral compromise, allowing homosexual boys and turning against a majority of members in the process.

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