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PrayerFest Oct. 1 at Missouri State Capitol

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The Missouri State Capitol will be bathed in prayer Saturday during Missouri PrayerFest 2022. The event begins at 10am with a prayer walk inside the Capitol leading up to a prayer gathering ...

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Extraordinary new documentary on Mother Teresa in theaters Oct. 3

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Mother Teresa — one of the most famous figures to emerge from the 20th century for her work helping the poor in India — is the focus of a new documentary that ...

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Gospel message at Queen’s funeral most heard and seen in history

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Billions of people around the world heard about the faith of the late Queen Elizabeth during her funeral on Monday. That means that more people heard the Gospel Monday than at any ...

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Does Jesus support student loan forgiveness as some say?

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Two authors of a recent Time magazine commentary want you to believe that Jesus Christ supports the Biden administration’s plan to cancel $500 billion in student loans. According to William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, ...

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Will ‘Rings of Power’ TV series be faithful to Tolkien’s Christianity?

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As the Sept. 2 release date of Amazon Prime’s controversial series “Rings of Power” nears, fan anticipation is building immensely. The show is meant to be a prequel to J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The ...

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Leaders share how to discuss homosexuality issues in love

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Parents and church leaders can’t avoid addressing the gay agenda in an increasingly hostile culture. Jeff Johnston, a formerly gay many who is now culture and policy analyst for Focus on the ...

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New ‘The Chosen’ documentary engages Gen Z with Jesus

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The makers of the popular Jesus series “The Chosen” got heartwarming reactions of the show from Generation Z in a recent experiment. Much has been made of the fact that Gen Z ...

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Can we keep our children in the Church for life?

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For thirty years the answer has been “NO”. For each of those years, nearly all protestant denominations have lost 70-86% of the children raised in the church (Barna research and many others). ...

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Sermon on the mound: New Royals pitcher wears Bible-themed glove

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Pitcher Luke Weaver of the Kansas City Royals, who was acquired in a recent trade, wears his faith on his glove. His self-designed “Bible glove”, which resembles the binding of an old ...

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Nashville food ministry founder writes of cancer and faith in posthumous memoir

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Tallu Schuyler Quinn, 42, changed the lives of many by creating the Nashville Food Project. In addition to contributing to food scarcity programs in her home state, she also shared her celebration ...

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Faith leaders share explanations for sharp decline in faith in God

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Christian leaders have several explanations for why faith in God has hit an all-time low in the United States. Bart Barber, pastor of First Baptist Church of Farmersville in rural East Texas ...

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Christians who escaped horrors of war return to aid the hurting and share Jesus

There’s not much left of Ukrainian cities destroyed by Russia’s war of extermination, but for Christians, there’s always Christ. IVANO-FRANKIVSK, Ukraine — Tanks. Bombs. Guns. He survived them all in the besieged ...

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Vision for one billion souls by 2030 unites believers from around globe

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From Baptists to Pentecostals and everybody in between, people who believe the Lord Jesus wants to save at least one billion souls by 2030 also say his prayer for unity in John ...

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5 statistics that prove Christians defy stereotypes

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Let’s begin with a caveat about these statistics. Nothing in the following paragraphs indicates that every church is healthy or that there aren’t issues for self-reflection and repentance. Far from it. Churches ...

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Will a second Jesus People movement spring from this weekend’s Cotton Bowl event?

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In the stadium where evangelists Billy Graham and Bill Bright rallied 70,000 during the Jesus People Movement five decades ago, the Cotton Bowl in Texas will soon host another massive gathering of ...

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Faith helps drive Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors In NBA title quest

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It was back in January, when the NBA season was still young, that Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors had gotten off to a poor start. Curry, a three-time NBA champion, ...

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How Christians can help shape the broader culture, not just their own

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Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but when Christians imitate culture or some popular movements, the results are often not very flattering. I’m evangelical, and there are many flattering things ...

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Bible reading among Americans hits all-time low

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Half of Americans believe the Bible includes “everything a person needs to know to live a meaningful life.” Nevertheless, many of them don’t bother reading it. Bible reading and usage are at ...

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Faith changed the lives of Kansas Jayhawks teammates

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Several Christian players played a role in the Kansas Jayhawks defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels to win the NCAA basketball national championship this week. For them, faith made a difference even ...

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VIDEO: Russia destroying the great cathedrals and churches of Ukraine

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Kyiv, a classic and beautiful history-filled European city is also the spiritual heart of Ukraine. Russia knows that and is wiping out the country’s great cathedrals that, until now, have stood as ...

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“Cheers” star Kelsey Grammer joins cast of upcoming “Jesus Revolution” movie

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Kelsey Grammer, best known for his roles in “Frasier” and “Cheers,” has been cast as Pastor Chuck Smith in the upcoming film “Jesus Revolution.” “Jesus has been a profound influence in my ...

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“Duck Dynasty” star warns about dangers of cancel culture

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Phil Robertson, the star of “Duck Dynasty,” understands the dangers of cancel culture from his own experience. Robertson, who released his new book, “Uncanceled: Finding Meaning and Peace in a Culture of Accusations, ...

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Rams and Bengals coaches, players: two stories of faith

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While the LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday night’s Super Bowl, some players and coaches kept a faith over football perspective leading up to the game. Cincinnati Head Coach Zach ...

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7 encouraging trends in Christianity for 2022

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The news for persecuted Christians looks grim this year with an increase in persecution expected. But there are encouraging trends that bode well for the church. As we go about our daily ...

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Tim Keller tweets support for Stephen Colbert and his talk of faith

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Although late-night host Stephen Colbert is not known as a fan of Christianity, he did talk about his faith recently on “The Late Show.”  “Does your faith and your comedy ever overlap? ...

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