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7 reasons to enjoy guilt-free rest on Sundays

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Recently, my wife and I were at a Catholic thrift store we frequent, and posted prominently by the entrance was a large sign announcing that beginning in January, the store would now ...

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Christians working to save disabled Kenyan children left outside to be eaten by animals

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With disabled children being abandoned and left to be eaten by wild animals by their own parents in Kenya, a Christian ministry has taken them under its care and is stressing that everyone is ...

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Navy chaplains keep faith afloat at sea

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US Navy top brass say chaplains play an intricate role in keeping the military ready for battle. “It’s one of the most rewarding, unique, diversified, multi-faceted ministries you could ever imagine,” said Navy ...

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Conference Friday will encourage the church to train members to share faith

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Are there “optional” things in the Christian life? Are church attendance, Bible studies, tithing, giving to charity all optional as in a “pick-and-choose” your committment? As it turns out, many Christians say ...

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Here’s how Christians are sharing the Gospel with Russians during the World Cup

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The FIFA World Cup finals take place every four years and attract a television audience of over a billion. They also draw hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world ...

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Pastor released as church interpreter is murdered

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A prominent pastor who was kidnapped by paramilitaries in the Nicaraguan city of Leon has been released. Pastor Roberto Carlos Figueroa was kidnapped June 30 after he filed a defamation complaint with the Nicaraguan ...

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JUST A MINUTE with the Country Parson

  Howdy, my friends.  The other day, I saw a picture of two boys sitting in a small wagon that is tied behind a horse with a long rope.  The boys were ...

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3 surprising reasons science isn’t done with God

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The belief that science has an answer for everything seems universal. Often alongside it is the notion that God is therefore redundant and that believing in him is reminiscent of believing in ...

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Creative worship techniques drawing the young, but some say it’s going to far

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At Embassy Church International worship isn’t just hand clapping, solemn hymns and shouts of praise anymore. In the last five years, traditional liturgy has evolved into multisensory events where fog, concert lights, ...

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Amy Grant shares her story as caregiver for aging parents

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Last week Amy Grant again found herself facing what many face–losing a parent for whom you were a caregiver. Dr. Burton Grant died Saturday at the age of 86 after an extended ...

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Iwo Jima and Woody: honoring those that served

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They’ve been called the greatest generation. But Woody Williams, a 94-year-old WWII veteran, a recipient of the Purple Heart, and the Congressional Medal of Honor, doesn’t consider himself as great, or heroic ...

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FAMILY STRONG: Better Together

“We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.” Romans 12:5b Family. For some, that word conveys positive images from home or maybe brings to mind valued ...

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Jim Bakker says God gave him insight on end times

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Televangelist Jim Bakker, who now lives in Branson, Missouri and from where he broadcasts his live TV show, has claimed that God spoke to him about current events and the End Times. ...

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Poll shows social media being used to share faith, plus tips for when you do

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Are Christians using social media to reach neighbors, friends and family as effectively as they can? A new study shows just three in 10 Christians have shared their faith with non-believing friends ...

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New book shares gripping true-life story of tortured Christians

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The plight of tortured Christians by Communists is nothing new. Just this week another Christian pastor and several church members were arrested by a police squad in China. But few accounts of ...

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