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How to be a peacemaker in your own life

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Are you a peacemaker? Conflict is unavoidable. Conflict happens between husbands and wives, parents and kids, brothers and sisters, Democrats and Republicans, employees and supervisors, CEOs and boards, pastors and leaders in ...

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John Piper: How raising my hands transformed me

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Pastor John Piper recently shared a personal story about raising hands in church. It can be uncomfortable for many whether they’ve done if for years or not. Maybe visiting another church or ...

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Would you pray for a persecuted believer in North Africa?

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To be a Christian in the Middle East and North Africa usually means you are discriminated against, ridiculed, marginalized, and in many places persecuted–even to the point of death. The believer who ...

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When people hate Jews, they hate who Jesus is

On the Jewish Sabbath last week, an anti-Semitic terrorist filled with hate murdered eleven worshippers within Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. It is being called the deadliest attack on Jewish people in ...

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City Union Mission needs help with Christmas store effort

City Union Mission is preparing their big Christmas outreach program. The ministry’s Christmas Store will open on Monday, November 26, at 9 a.m. for shelter guests, residents of their programs and income-qualified ...

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Bible saved WWI soldier in more ways than one

A Bible marked with bullet holes from a German machine gun saved the life of a British World War I soldier, his daughter has explained. The Bible belonged to Private Leslie Friston, ...

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College student to speak on hit-and-run at church event

Amber Wilhelm, a college student from Horton who miraculously survived a hit-and-run accident as a pedestrian, will give a testimony of God’s hand on her life during a special concert of praise ...

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Can art prepare you for suffering?

The problem of evil has long been a challenge to Christians. How could an all-loving, all-powerful God allow pain and suffering in his good creation? The question never remains theoretical, of course. ...

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Something amazing is happening in Iran

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More Muslims have come to faith in Christ in this generation than in the last fourteen centuries of Islam combined. The Church in Iran is now estimated to be between 1 million ...

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ABC News’ Dan Abrams to launch streaming sermon network

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Dan Abrams, founder of Mediate and ABC News’ chief legal correspondent, is launching a new streaming network called Ambo TV.  he servce will stream live Christian sermons. The outlet’s name, according to a ...

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Should Christians celebrate Halloween?

Should Christians celebrate Halloween? Opinions differ between Christian leaders, lay people and church members. According to a poll taken on Facebook by  CBN News, 87% of believers feel that Christians should not celebrate ...

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Lynda Randle: Finding a new voice

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Lynda Randle’s heart smiles as wide as her mouth when she remembers the kitchen table. That’s where her parents gathered all six siblings as they dug into the Word, usually the Psalms ...

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Spared death, kidnapped girl made ‘slave for life’

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Kidnapped Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu will not be executed as threatened by a Nigeria terror group, Nigeria’s independent online newspaper, The Cable, reports. According to The Cable, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) says instead, ...

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Brownback: everyone can support religious freedom around the world

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Sam Brownback is a diplomat, chosen by the Trump administration to travel the world promoting religious freedom. But he sometimes describes himself as a salesman, and he thinks he’s got a great ...

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Faith does affect words we choose on social media

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Are you more likely to use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or do you use emotional and cognitive words like “angry” and “thinking?” The type of words ...

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