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You never know what a child will pick up listening to conversations and media. But lately, other little ears have been in the news, courtesy of handy home and mobile devices.

(RNS) — Deconstructing or denouncing one’s faith isn’t new. What is new are statements by those such as author Joshua Harris and Hillsong Worship member Marty Sampson are being made on social media, and the visibility and response they are generating.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) – The story of VeggieTales, the beloved Christian cartoon sow, can be summed up in a famed line from one of its creators' comedy paragons, "Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail": "I'm not dead yet!"

No one likes to make a bad choice, so we hunt for quality options and the best bargains. However, there are others that prefer you to make their choice, rather than the best one.

ALBANY, Ga. (BP) -- Alex and Stephen Kendrick don't judge the success of their movies solely on box-office numbers or public relations victories. They judge success, Stephen Kendrick said, by a movie's spiritual impact.

(RNS) — A daredevil operation by Israel's secret service to rescue more than 8,000 Ethiopian Jews from Sudanese refugee camps in the early 1980s has become “The Red Sea Diving Resort" on Netflix.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Monday found that Katy Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song in a unanimous decision that represented a rare takedown of a pop superstar and her elite producer by a relatively unknown artist.

WACO—Jeremy Everett, author of I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End an American Crisis,  believes a divided nation can find common ground in a battle to eliminate chronic hunger.

(RNS) — The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has been criticized for favoring the Protestant Bible, questionable and misappropriated antiquities, partnering groups and, most recently, admitting to Dead Sea Scroll fragment forgeries. Now many of the academic community's critiques have been collected in a book.

(RNS) — A growing number of Americans do not follow a religion. Yet, author David Zahl believes details of their lives are still ruled by some sort of a religious impulse.