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Author Archives: Dwight Widaman

North Korea uses kids to catch and arrest their Christian parents

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People often ask me, “Why do you send Bibles to North Korea when they could get people arrested or even killed?” The answer is simple: We send them because our persecuted brothers and sisters ...

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China behind Marriott Hotels data breach

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The personal data of Americans who’ve stayed at a Marriott–owned hotel property may have been caught up in a data sweep by the Chinese Communist regime targeting U.S. government and military officials. ...

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Kansas Senator leaves Republican party over transgender rights

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Senator Barbara Bollier, a 10-year Republican lawmaker in Kansas, has announced she is becoming a Democrat. Bollier−a physician from Mission Hills−cited disagreements with the Republican Party over LGBT issues, specifically transgender rights ...

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Australia recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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Australia has decided to officially recognize “West” Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The announcement came Saturday as Shabbat was celebrated across Israel. Australia said it will move its embassy when there’s a peace ...

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New Muslim Congresswoman won’t apologize for mocking Pence in tweet

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A recently elected female congresswoman is facing backlash for mocking Vice President Mike Pence on Twitter. Ilan Omar (D-Minn.), who  posted a photo of Pence in the Oval Office with his eyes ...

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Solar-powered Bible makes God’s word available to billions

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Leading The Way’s solar-powered Navigator audio devices are reaching young people for Christ in the world’s largest Muslim nation. Founded and led by Christians, Harapan Children’s Centre* is seeing a remarkable response among their pupils ...

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Historic prison reform could start next week

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With a new Congress coming in just a few weeks, criminal justice reform is viewed by some as now or never proposition. Last week, it appeared all but dead, but now it’s ...

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How pornography and sex trafficking are linked

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To most people, sex trafficking is a problem that exists in distant foreign countries. You may think, “But it certainly isn’t something that would involve me, is it?” If you view pornography, ...

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Siblings to celebrate 93rd Christmas together

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The Mangham siblings of Georgia are in the Christmas spirit – just as they’ve been for 93 years. That’s how many Christmases the clan of four sisters and one brother have been ...

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‘The Fantasy Makers’ explores creativity, faith of Tolkien and Lewis

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The trascendental works of famed English scholars J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are known and loved by all. Lesser known are the works of George MacDonald; the precursor of fantasy literature in ...

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Christians targeted by ISIS to get historic help from America

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Religious leaders and human rights activists are rejoicing after President Donald Trump signed a historic bi-partisan bill that supporters say will “boost” efforts to help Christians and other religious minorities targeted by ...

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5 big obstacles of a healthy prayer life

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Prayer is the one thing we can do any time, anywhere. Yet, it’s often the thing we relegate to last place on our daily priority list. Believe it or not, it can ...

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Do atheists attend church on Christmas?

The country seems more and more divided between people of faith and those who consider themselves agnostics and atheists. Wouldn’t Many people who are nominally religious and even agnostic may still celebrate ...

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China arrests pastor and his 100 church members

China is tightening its grip on the country’s Christians through repeated efforts to persecute and silence the Church including arrests and imprisonment. The latest example happened Sunday when Communist party officials detained ...

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Missouri hopes to totally ban texting and driving

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Missouri may join other states that completely ban texting and driving. State Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford, wants to join most U.S. states by enforcing a total ban on the dangerous habit. Hansen ...

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