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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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Ukrainian Orthodox church split with Russia could turn violent

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KIEV, Ukraine  — The rough-looking young men brought clubs and brass knuckles to the Pechersk Monastery in Kiev , one of Orthodox Christianity’s most important pilgrimage sites, apparently seeking to disrupt worship. Police spread-eagled ...

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Driver of truck that hit church bus killing 13 was high on marijuana

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The 21-year-old driver who was formally charged last June for a crash that killed 13 members of the First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, lost control of his truck due to use ...

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Church works to make urban neighbors feel safer

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A church on the east side of Kansas City’s urban core reached out to teens in a response to increasing homicides and other violence. The Hip Hop and Health Festival braved chilly ...

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Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

In recent years, the percentage of U.S. adults who say they regularly attend religious services has been declining, while the share of Americans who attend only a few times a year, seldom ...

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Why visitors don’t come back to church

I walked up to the front of the church where I was to guest-preach in a half hour and tugged on the door. It was locked. After walking around to the back ...

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Church sued after it removes ‘colored’ from its name

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St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Missouri City has been damaged by fire, decades of disrepair, and a dwindling congregation, but faith remains strong here. “I know God’s on our side,” said ...

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Former Independence pastor arrested on child sex charges

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According to Wisconsin police, a former Kansas City area pastor was arrested after being caught using online dating apps to entice someone he thought was a teenager for sexual interaction. Scott Patschke ...

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Chip and Joanna Gaines to host a Waco church

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A culture shock awaits a church in Waco, Tex. Church Under the Bridge is a place where hundreds of the city’s marginalized gather on Sundays to worship and enjoy a free meal, ...

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‘Hymn Festival’ to celebrate their comeback in churches

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Hymns are back, baby! Or so that is what church experts say recent trends show. After years of being banished from more contemporary church worship services, the tried and true hymn, that ...

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Megachurch ditches 10 Commandments?

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“Kids, don’t follow the 10 Commandments.” It’s not a church teaching you would ever hear – until now. Andy Stanley, a megachurch pastor in Georgia, is under fire once again for downplaying ...

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Historic church moved across town to preserve history

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A church believed to be the first African Methodist Episcopal Church located north of the Missouri River post-Civil War moved across the northern Missouri town of Chillicothe on Tuesday. The Bethel AME ...

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Underwater discovery of ancient church amazes archaeologists

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Archaeologists exploring a lake in Turkey have discovered a 1,700-year-old Christian church that could have been the site where a core tenet of Christian belief was established. The location, they believe, is ...

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Secret donor replaces church’s stolen van

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An anonymous good Samaritan has answered the prayers of a Grandview church after its van was stolen recently. In July, Southview Christian Church was planning to help with tables and chairs at ...

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‘God Bless the Broken Road’ tackles faith and military

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Fans of faith-based movies who also have a love for the U.S. military could be a bit busy in the next two months. That’s because three films with military themes are set ...

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