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Christian satellite television ministers to Beirut explosion victims

Immediately after the horrendous blast that severely damaged half of Beirut, a major Christian Arabic language broadcaster in Lebanon is airing special live programs.  The reassuring satellite programming is ministering to shell-shocked ...

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Kansas City Awakening schedules two citywide prayer rallies

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Christians in the Kansas City area are invited to attend two upcoming prayer rallies. The Plaza Pray Rally will be held at 6 p.m. this evening, Aug. 13, at the Mill Creek ...

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Pope appoints six women to previously all male financial council

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Financial decisions in the Vatican will now be overseen by a group including six women appointed to the council by Pope Francis. The council was previously comprised of all men. The head ...

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Majority of Americans – including Christians – believe they can earn salvation

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Nearly half of all Americans believe they can earn their way to heaven through good works, a recent survey found. Only one-third of adults disagree, according to findings from the Cultural Research ...

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Bott Radio Network boosts power at Fort Smith, Ark., station

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Kansas Citians traveling to the Ozarks have a new option to listen to their favorite Bible teachers. Overland Park-based Bott Radio Network has increased the power of 88.9 FM in Fort Smith, ...

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Graham calls on Christians to descend on Washington for prayer march

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Franklin Graham is calling for hundreds of thousands of believers and their pastors and churches to join him for “Prayer March 2020” in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26. “Our nation is in ...

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Ted Cruz asks US military to stop attacks on faith

Concerns about a culture of discrimination and hostility toward faith in the US Military have led Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to demand an explanation from Defense Secretary Mark Esper. He sent the ...

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Oregon Christian college students stand firm against protestors attacking cross on campus

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Students at New Hope Christian College in Eugene, Ore., last week stood up to protestors who wanted to deface and tear down a cross that has been on the small private Christian ...

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Billy Graham statue will be added to Statuary Hall in U.S. Capitol

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Christians finally have some good news about statues of religious figures. A life-sized statue of Billy Graham will replace one of a white supremacist in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall next year. ...

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Chicago pastor on a prayer walk to end violence

Pastor Edgar Rodriguez’s son knelt in prayer on the colorful United States map painted near where 10-year-old Lena Nunez died June 29. Nunez was watching TV in her home when she was ...

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Fantastic discovery from time of Hezekiah and Manasseh unearthed near US Embassy in Jerusalem

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a stunning ancient site near the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The artifacts from the rule of Judean kings Hezekiah and Manasseh found exactly as they were left when Babylonians ...

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Barbecue Baptist Church hits the road to share hope – and barbecued pork

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Pastors with a love for barbecue may want to follow the example of a Church in Navasota, Texas. Barbecue Baptist Church aims to bring a warm meal, a little levity and a ...

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Are Evangelicals evil? That’s the term being thrown at 80 million Americans

There’s a plethora of new books portraying American white Evangelicals as just about the worst people in the world, and Evangelicalism as just about the most evil, repressive and retrograde force in ...

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Hospitality redefined: couple invites young women to be part of their family

Scott and Debbie Wells have taken five young women in need of mentoring into their home for an extended time. Sometimes the hospitality has lasted for years. The teens and young women ...

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Our Church Votes initiative seeks participation in this year’s elections

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A nonpartisan initiative called Our Church Votes hopes to motivate evangelical Christians to vote in this year’s elections. “We are trying to reach every church,” CEO Jason Yates stated. “We are trying ...

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J.I. Packer, author of ‘Knowing God,’ remembered after his death

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Around the world people the book “Knowing God” as one of the bestselling theological books ever written. Its prolific author, J.I. Packer, died last week at age 93. Packer, a lifelong Anglican, wrote ...

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Churchgoers concerned about impact of fallen leaders, survey finds

Several high-profile Christian leaders have abandoned or fallen away from their faith recently. Churchgoers are concerned about not only them but other people they may influence, according to a recent LifeWay research ...

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‘Beach revival’ under way in Southern California

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One of the last great revivals in the United States was the Jesus Movement among young people in Southern California in the early 1970s. History may be repeating itself on a beach ...

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Conservative Baptist Network formed to counter perceived drift in Southern Baptist Convention

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The Conservative Baptist Network was launched last week to emphasize evangelism and the sufficiency of scripture within the Southern Baptist Convention. Those involved in the network’s formation said their efforts are needed ...

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Using God’s Word as part of daily parenting

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Recent family polling suggests that 72% of parents believe that Bible verses have nothing to do with parenting. Having taught inner city preschool for many years and prayed for children and parents ...

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Christian human rights group joins others denouncing New York Times

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Two human rights groups have condemned a recent New York Times (NYT) report for what they described as an “open display of religious bigotry” against the spiritual group Falun Gong, which is ...

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Drive-in Christian concerts will benefit Salvation Army

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Christian artists have teamed up with The Salvation Army to support Americans in need. Contemporary Christian bands and artists TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Michael W. Smith, Mac Powell and Steven Curtis Chapman will ...

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Global Outreach Day a success despite pandemic

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Despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Global Outreach Day’s GO 2020 reached 277 million people worldwide with the gospel. “We were surprised by the effectiveness of reaching out digitally and by phone,” said ...

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One Hope has reached an amazing 1.6 billion children

According to the One Hope Ministry website, the Lord burdened founder Bob Hoskins’ heart to understand that “Satan targets children in horrible ways to destroy the potential of the next generation.” He ...

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Promise Keepers replaces stadium event with virtual gathering for July 31

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Promise Keepers had planned to hold its first stadium event in more than two decades this summer before the coronavirus pandemic changed those plans. Now it plans to hold a virtual event ...

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