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Video: Chris Pratt talks Prophet Daniel and fasting on Colbert

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Popular Christian actor Chris Pratt is responding to critics who are attacking his church’s biblical beliefs about sexuality. The criticism comes after he appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and ...

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Pedophile in pulpit: beloved dad outed by his wife, kids

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SOMERSET, Pa. – John and Clara Hinton arrived in Somerset, Pennsylvania in 1972. Just two years into their marriage and with a young daughter, the young couple was eager to start their ...

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With $6 billion, is this the richest church in America?

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As many churches in New York City struggle to survive and keep their buildings, Trinity Church, a land-rich, over 300-year-old congregation in Lower Manhattan, has emerged as the richest church in America ...

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Church in Italy preserves the remains of a saintly dragon slayer … and the dragon he slayed

Arezzo is a relatively small city in Tuscany, Italy, the birthplace of the medieval music theorist Guido D’Arezzo (regarded as the inventor of modern musical notation) and also of a saint who ...

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Former ISIS fighters finding Christ in Syria

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The recent announcement that the United States would withdraw its small contingent of just 2,000 troops from Syria has some Christians worried while others see room for optimism. As the civil war ...

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The amazing ways North Koreans secretly share the Gospel

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A pastor and two North Korean Christians who defected from the hermit kingdom without being captured have revealed the creative ways they continue to share the Gospel with those back home. Peter ...

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People who attend church lead happier lives

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Those who identify with a religious group and regularly attend worship services tend to be happier and more civically engaged than those who do not, a new Pew Research Center survey has ...

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10 reasons to be optimistic about the church in 2019

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Despite the tough reality many congregations face today, I remain an obnoxious optimist as we move into 2019. Just yesterday, I received an email about a church that I thought was headed ...

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School principal’s decision to keep teacher out of church overruled

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A school principal’s attempt to prevent a teacher from attending a church event has been reversed by the superintendent after pressure. The principal had forbid the teacher at an undisclosed mid-west high ...

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Kansas teen killed in church van crash inspires Bible reading

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The memory of a Kansas teen who was killed in a horrible church van crash last year continues to live on as a result of her unshakeable trust in Christ and love of ...

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The thriving rural church

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While the vast majority of America’s land space is rural and a surprising number of ministry leaders in America have “served time” in rural churches, knowledge, vision and leadership for rural ministry ...

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The biblical reason why Catholics baptize infants

Infant baptism has been practiced by the Catholic Church and others from the very beginning. Following the commission of Jesus Christ, the Catholic Church from the very beginning has incorporated the sacrament ...

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Millennials give thoughts on why their generation is leaving the church

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The church has faced consistent struggles over the past centuries, and one particular struggle may cause a future epidemic. Research indicates millennials (individuals ages 22-37 in 2018) have been leaving the church ...

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Fox4 News helps church get hot tub baptistry repaired

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After a Buckner church was left high and dry after a hot tub repairman absconded with a broken part and money, a Kansas City TV station has stepped in to help. “It’s ...

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Kansas City church becomes boxing gym

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Faith and boxing are said to have something in common: Defeat is not declared when you fall down; It is declared when you refuse to get up. With that in mind, a 128-year-old ...

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