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Franklin Graham brings message of hope to Venezuelan refugees

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Colombian citizens and Venezuelan refugees gathered at a soccer stadium in Cúcuta, Colombia, at the border of Venezuela, to hear Franklin Graham share the message of salvation over two nights this Easter ...

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Why a new generation needs the Apostles’ Creed

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Ours is an age of mass spiritual confusion. Our culture became increasingly secularized and pervasively confused in recent years. A progressive revolution blurred the lines between reality and fiction. Entire Christian denominations ...

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Some doubt wisdom of teaching the Bible in schools

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A movement to start Bible classes in public schools is gaining ground. Seven states already recognize these classes and six more could soon follow. The legislators and organizations behind this latest effort ...

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Millennial Christians not fond of evangelism

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If the future of spreading the Gospel is in the hands of millennial Christians, evangelism in America is at risk. Barna research reveals in a new study that about half of younger ...

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Wycliffe receives 619 requests for new Bible translation

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The people who speak 619 different languages, and who don’t have a Bible in their languages, are asking for help. Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible ...

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Four Super Bowl Christians to look for in Sunday’s game

In 2002, the up-and-coming New England Patriots stunned the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl. That win marked the beginning of the New England dynasty. Seventeen years later, the storylines are reversed. ...

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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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States move to allow Bible as textbook in public schools

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The Supreme Court has previously ruled that the Bible may be used, and studied in school, for historical and literary purposes acknowledging the Bible’s significance in the development of Western literature, law ...

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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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Should DC Comics portray Jesus as a superhero?

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DC Comics has a new superhero and His name is Jesus. DC Vertigo will star Christ Himself in an upcoming comic series called Second Coming, which features Jesus returning to earth on ...

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Is sharing your faith now taboo in America?

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The American religious landscape is changing before our eyes. The number of those identifying with faith is declining and believers are experiencing heightened nervousness at standing out from a secularized culture. Those ...

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3 kinds of students who leave Christianity after high school

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“I just don’t believe what you believe anymore.” These are words that no Christian parent or youth leader ever wants to hear. After this bombshell hits and the shockwaves subside, we wonder ...

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Family of missionary killed by tribe speaks out

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The family of an American missionary killed while trying to bring the gospel to one of the most isolated tribes in the world is speaking out. John Allen Chau, 27, took a ...

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The Age Gap in Religion Around the World

By several measures, young adults tend to be less religious than their elders; the opposite is rarely true. In the United States, religious congregations have been graying for decades, and young adults ...

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Church will give Hummer to one passionate youth group teen

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A summer church youth group promotion has caught the attention of a community­–and the area’s teenagers. One lucky student will win a free Hummer at the end of August as part of a ...

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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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Porn acceptance at all-time high, growing among young

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A new survey shows that acceptance of porn is increasing–especially among young men. In the survey, “More Americans Say Pornography Is Morally Acceptable,” Gallup reported that 43% of Americans “now believe pornography ...

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Not your parent’s VBS! Summer tradition makes a comeback

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Vacation Bible School — better known as VBS — is back as one of the most popular church programs in America after a few years of decline. Back in the 1890s, a pair ...

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“There is revival in the LGBT community,” says Pulse nightclub survivor who accepted Christ

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Luis Ruiz heard the gunshots, smelled the gun powder, and felt sheer terror as a muslim gunman brutally mowed down 49 people inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL in June ...

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People who left LGBT lifestyle to rally in Washington

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Former lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women,  including an Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting survivor, will gather in the nation’s capital for a worship event next weekend. They plan to proclaim ...

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Olympics: Dietzen’s love for teammates anchored by faith

RIO DE JANEIRO — Christa Dietzen comes by the “Mom” nickname her teammates have given her naturally. She’s the oldest in her extended family, and she’s one of the oldest players on ...

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Speed the Light a new weapon in anti-human trafficking effort

Speed the Light, the youth discipleship mechanism that provides funds for missionaries around the world, has partnered with F.R.E.E. International to provide six different vehicle needs including a mobile command center to ...

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Why Do Kansas City’s Millennials Quit Church?

Metro Voice interviewed area millennials who spent a summer in Kansas City discovering seven ways to win back a generation of young people that have quit the church.  While at Shawnee Mission ...

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Church is the Place to be for Christmas

Christmas is a great time to invite someone to church, according to a new study. In a poll of 1,000 Americans, LifeWay Research found six out of 10 Americans typically attend church ...

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Climate Change Accord Hurts World’s Poor

PARIS — The climate change accord struck in Paris among 195 nations thankfully is nonbinding, evangelical commentators noted, because rigorous implementation of it could harm the world’s poorest residents and stifle nations’ ...

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