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California ends church restrictions after Supreme Court ruling

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California has lifted unconstitutional restrictions on church capacity following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. “In response to recent judicial rulings, effective immediately, location and capacity limits on places of worship are ...

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Poll finds partisan divide in opinions about Biden’s faith            

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Americans have widely varying perceptions about President Biden’s faith, a survey from the Pew Research Center found. Fifty-eight percent of those surveyed correctly identified Biden’s faith as Roman Catholic. An additional 31 ...

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Biden administration disbands religious freedom commission

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In a move that has startled some human rights groups, the Biden administration is ending the Commission of Unalienable Rights. Instituted by President Donald Trump, the commission had become a powerful voice ...

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An intellectually rigorous faith: Loving God with all our hearts AND minds

For many people, the Bible is a downright dangerous book. For others, it is a holy book but hardly the Word of God. For others, it is a mixture, with its value ...

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China now terrorizing social groups focused on Christian service

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China is ramping up its effort to wipe out house churches, the only place some say independent Christianity exists in the Communist country. The new campaign focuses on new restrictions on para-church ...

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‘It’s Jesus’ says Baylor coach after championship win

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Baylor basketball coach Scott Drew discussed his faith on national television after his team won the NCAA championship on Monday evening. During a post-game interview on CBS, Drew mentioned his faith as ...

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Sen. Warnock deletes Easter tweet that dowplayed death of Jesus

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Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock has deleted an Easter tweet that downplayed the significance of the crucifixion of Jesus, saying we can “save ourselves.” The lawmaker’s tweet was immediately flooded with responses from ...

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God ‘has the plan’ says Dana Perino in new book on faith

Dana Perino, former press secretary for George W. Bush, has written a new book to share her insights about life and faith. “Everything Will Be Okay: Life Lessons for Young Women (From ...

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Campaign kicks off to translate Bible into every language by 2033

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The largest Bible translation campaign to ever be introduced on social and digital media is launching just in time for Easter. The effort to translate scripture into the last remaining languages will ...

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Easter and World History’s Two Greatest Events

The Gutenberg Printing Press was invented around 1440, having a huge impact on learning, communications and much more worldwide. The United States Constitution was adopted September 17, 1787, establishing a new form ...

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The Chosen Season Two starts Easter Sunday

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The highly-anticipated second season of The Chosen returns on Easter Sunday. Dallas Jenkins, creator and director of the series, revealed the news in a livestream event. The first episode of the nine-episode ...

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Shannon Bream and her book on incredible Women of the Bible

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Popular Fox News host Shannon Bream has published a new book focusing on the incredible stories of women in the Bible. “Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and ...

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How to Have a Successful Retreat

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A retreat is a great way to bring your church or organization together. There are numerous themes you can choose. From women’s and men’s retreats to youth, leadership, couples, 50 plus, worship and more. ...

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Just 40 percent who normally attend Easter services will do so Sunday

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The arrival of the pandemic caused major disruptions to Easter services at many churches in 2020. Although churchgoers say they now are more comfortable with attending live services, many still plan to ...

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U.S. church membership drops below 50 percent for first time

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Less than half of Americans now say they belong to a house of worship, which is the lowest number since polling began in the mid-1930s. The decline is part of a continued ...

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‘Turn Your Season Around’: Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry on winning the game of life

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Few people understand the highs and lows of baseball – and of life itself – better than Darryl Strawberry. His storied career with the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers and New ...

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Polls find record low church attendance, majority of Republicans support same-sex marriage

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For the first time, religious service attendance has fallen below 50 percent while a majority of Republican voters say they support same-sex marriage. According to a Public Religion Research Institute polls, less ...

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Court rules university officials personally accountable for religious discrimination

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has ruled in favor of a Christian club that was kicked off campus by officials at the University of Iowa. The story began ...

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Today in Christian history: John Lightfoot was born

Imagine becoming the best Hebrew scholar in your nation without once speaking to a Jewish person. That is what John Lightfoot did. He may never even have seen a Jew, for all ...

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After homeless man robbed company twice, owner responds with mercy

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After being robbed twice by a homeless man, John Paul Cates opted for mercy instead of prosecution. A Surveillance camera caught Travis Sueyoshi nabbing over $10,000 in tools from a construction site ...

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Why Christianity put away its dancing shoes – only to discover them centuries later

In the PBS documentary series “The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song,” scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. shows how African Americans introduced new rhythms, music and dancing to ...

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Slain Boulder Police Officer Talley was a dedicated Christian dad to seven

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One of the ten people killed in the mass shooting at a Colorado grocery store was not only a Boulder police officer, but also a deeply committed Christian. Fifty-one-year-old Officer Eric Talley ...

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Southwest flight crew finds Navy sailor’s wallet, adds $100 before returning it

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A story about Southwest Airlines, a navy sailor and his wallet proves kindness is not dead. This reminder is becoming more imperative as stories of conflict and hate saturate the media cycle. ...

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Consider the Cross: Stories from Arab and Persian viewers of Christian television

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Across the Middle East and North Africa, people are coming to Christ as a satellite TV ministry encourages them to “Consider the Cross.” Sat-7 is a Christian satellite broadcasting ministry reaching into ...

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American Indian pastor embraces his culture to share Jesus

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People don’t grow into mature Christians until they serve others, says American Indian pastor and ministry leader Bruce Plummer. “I just believe serving people first is so critical when you want to ...

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