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Drop in charitable contributions tied to decline in religious affiliation

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Charitable contributions are down in the United States, and faith may have something to do with it, according to Marketwatch. The share of U.S. adults who donated to charity dropped significantly between ...

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Jewish group meets with German Passion Play over stereotypes

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Once a decade, thousands of Christians make the pilgrimage to Germany for the Oberammergau Passion Play, which first was performed in 1634. As the May 2020 production approaches, a Jewish organization met ...

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Outgoing NAE president questions usefulness of word “evangelical”

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Leith Anderson, the retiring president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), has always liked the word “evangelical” as a description of his faith. As the line between religion and politics blurs, ...

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FCA leaders say commitment to Bible remains its focus as ministry celebrates 65th anniversary

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), which is based in Kansas City, is celebrating its 65th anniversary this month. Shane Williamson, the ministry’s president and CEO, reflected on the milestone. “One of the ...

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Child Evangelism Fellowship offers training sessions for Christmas Party Clubs

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There is no better time to be a child than at Christmas. And there is no better gift than helping a child learn about the true meaning of the holiday. Child Evangelism ...

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Leading pastors join Open Doors in prayer for persecuted church

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Open Doors ministry has launched a major prayer campaign for the persecuted church featuring more than 20 of America’s most influential pastors, teachers and ministry leaders. Each leader appears on video offering ...

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YouTube is how millions are seeing The Bible Project videos, and it’s amazing

Millions of people worldwide are being reached by an animated video called The Bible Project. The success to promote it to such a wide extent through the support of crowdfunding and its viral ...

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Former high school football coach continues fight for freedom to pray

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A former football coach in Bremerton, Wash., who was suspended in 2015 because of public prayer, is continuing to fight for his right to combine faith with football. “At the beginning. it ...

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Former basketball star Lamar Odom shares ‘miraculous recovery’ from troubled past

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Lamar Odom rose to fame as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and later, for marrying one of the Kardashian sisters. Although he appeared to have it all, his personal life ...

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Survey finds success for graduates of Adult and Teen Challenge addiction program

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A landmark survey confirms the success of the faith-based Adult and Teen Challenge USA addiction recovery program.  The survey coordinated a measured the effectiveness of the Adult and Teen Challenge program by assessing the well-being ...

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Evangel University receives Torah scroll that survived Holocaust

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A Christian university and seminary is thankful for the donation of a Torah scroll for use in research and academic studies. The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University was recently ...

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation shares his legacy of faith with a new generation

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President Ronald Reagan had a favorite quote inscribed on a plaque that he kept on his desk it the Oval Office: “There is no limit to the amount of good you can ...

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Commentator Michael Knowles believes new Kanye West album can open doors

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Musician Kanye West is accustomed to making headlines, often because of controversial things he has said or done. Lately, however, he is creating a buzz for going public with his newfound faith. ...

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Tim Tebow surprises inmates at maximum security prison

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Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow continues to go out of his way to put his faith into action Tebow and a Duck Dynasty star recently made a surprise visit to ...

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In-N-Out Burger president turns to faith to overcome struggles

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People who have relocated from western cities have for years clamored for get an In-N-Out Burger restaurant. The chain consistently tops rankings of best hamburgers in the nation. An heir to the ...

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See You at the Pole this week

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This year’s ‘See You at the Pole’ prayer rally is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25. It’s an event organized and led by students around the world. According to the SYATP organization’s website, it’s just ...

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Students defy prayer ban, recite a pre-game ‘Lord’s Prayer’

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The Christian student population at an Alabama high school is fighting back against an atheist group after complaints were made about a pre-game prayer amplified through a loudspeaker. The notorious anti-faith group, ...

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Orange Tour stop in KC will encourage church leaders, volunteers and parents

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A national one-day training event for church leaders, volunteers, and parents makes a stop in Kansas City in October.  The Orange Tour outlines a comprehensive strategy from preschool to adulthood for influencing the faith ...

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FCA’s Fields of Faith set for October 9 at nation’s high schools

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Hundreds of thousands of high school athletes are taking a stand for Christ as the new school year kicks off. Nearly 250,000 students, coaches and community members are expected to come together ...

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Faith fuels success of Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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It’s hard to turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or even buy cereal these days without seeing the smiling face of Patrick Mahomes. The personable 23-year-old quarterback has been in ...

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Contrary to what you’ve heard, millennials are becoming MORE religious

I thought the subject of this article might grab your attention because it is not what we are generally hearing about millennials and Generation Z these days. For example, the Wall Street ...

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One in five Dutch churches converted to secular spaces

As fewer and fewer people follow the Christian faith in the Netherlands, a new study shows that one fifth of all churches there have been converted into libraries, apartments, offices, and other ...

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New book based on LifeWay Research shows VBS is ‘Worth It’

Many of today’s American adults have fond memories of Vacation Bible School (VBS). Memories range from Bible stories and fun songs to flower-shaped cookies and Kool-Aid in Dixie cups. “It’s Worth It” ...

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Internet preachers like Marcus Rogers are drawing millions online

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As those under the age of 35 increasingly avoid brick-and-mortar churches, they are logging in to listen to online preachers who unashamedly share Jesus and Biblical truths through social media. One of ...

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Huge monument will celebrate answered prayer in England

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A British man has found a unique way to commemorate answered prayer and the Christian heritage of England. The Wall of Answered Prayer is a extremely large monument and piece of public art ...

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