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New movie “Between Mercy and Me” helps Christians address racial issues

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A new movie being released shortly after the upcoming Juneteenth celebration will help Christians have honest conversations about sensitive racial issues. “Between Mercy and Me” features an original musical score and standout musical ...

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“His Story” is a giant musical about Jesus with hopes to reshape Broadway

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It’s been over 50 years since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar opened on Broadway in 1971. Its success was soon followed that same year by Godspell. Now, His Story, a new ...

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Partnership furthers goal of 20 new oral Bibles

A partnership between Dallas-based Spoken Worldwide and Seed Company to create 20 Bible translation projects for language groups that are primarily oral, not written, in their communication, is on track as it ...

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New film shares story of recent Asbury Revival

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People who were not able to travel to Kentucky for the recent Asbury Revival will be able to experience it through a new film. Redeem TV will show the documentary “Asbury Revival: ...

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Church small group participation continues to decline

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Small groups are a good way for Christians to build relationships, especially in large churches and after worshipping virtually during the pandemic. However, the number of people who participate is declining. Just ...

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Homeless not forgotten on Easter weekend

Easter dawned for Kansas City’s homeless, too, as local churches volunteer for special outreach services organized through City Union Mission. “As we celebrate the miracle of Easter, we are so thankful for ...

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Body armor-clad pastors risk all delivering aid in Ukraine

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Courageous pastors, many wearing bulletproof vests, are risking everything to deliver lifesaving aid to desperate people living near the frontline of the war in Ukraine. “Jesus used to go where there was ...

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Easter Eggs help Ukrainian women reclaim religious freedom

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Pysanka, or Ukrainian Easter eggs, are those distinct and intricately flourished orbs painted in crimsons and cobalts, with symbols of flowers, chickens, deer and other organic indicators of the rebirth of spring. ...

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Baylor is among these colleges experiencing revival

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The Asbury awakening and revival has not ended but is spreading across the nation, including Baylor University in Texas. What some have referred to as a potential new Great Awakening within Christian ...

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Has a concert mentality replaced worship at church?

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Anyone who has visited a shopping mall understands the big idea behind a food court. “If you want Mexican food, you go here. … If you want pizza, you go over there,” ...

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K-State Coach Jerome Tang views coaching basketball as a ministry

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Kansas State fans are celebrating their team and coach Jerome Tang after advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA basketball tournament this weekend. First-year head coach Tang, who guided the third-seeded ...

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Revival is spreading Michael W. Smith says

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God is on the move and revival is happening around the world, Christian musician Michael W. Smith said. “Something’s happening,” he says. “I’m so grateful that I’m alive to get to see ...

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Christian media leader calls out critics of Asbury revival, He Gets Us campaign

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Two recent news events – the He Gets Us campaign and the revival at Asbury University – have generated interest among Christians and non-Christians alike. They also have attracted critics from within ...

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Lent is season for celebration, not just self-denial

Although Ash Wednesday marked the first day of Lent, many Protestants consider it to be primarily a Catholic season. The commemoration, however, is finding growing popularity among Protestants looking to bring a ...

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Asbury University ends on-campus revival service

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What’s being called the Asbury Revival is ending at Asbury University as the school’s administration is moving it off campus. Wednesday’s service was only open to students and limited to those between ...

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“Unseen Realm” author Dr. Michael Heiser has died

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Dr. Michael Heiser has died after a battle with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. He passed away Sunday. Heiser was a renowned biblical scholar who tackled some of the Bible’s most difficult packages, ...

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Rise of the ‘nons’ is shaking the American religious landscape

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“The two biggest stories in American religion are the nones and the nons,” premier numbers guy Ryan Burge told Christianity Today. Nones, so prominent in the media this past decade, are those ...

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There can be harmony between faith and science, says former astronaut

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The topic of faith and science is trending across the country. It is particularly relevant for Christian students heading off to, or currently enrolled in college. It will be addressed in a ...

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Asbury Seminary President cautions against saying ‘revival’ is happening

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In a blog post on Feb. 14, Asbury Theological Seminary President Timothy Tennent publicly commented for the first time on what some are calling “The Asbury Revival.” Although the extended chapel services ...

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Sponsors of He Gets Us commercials respond to critics

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The sponsors of the Christian He Gets Us commercials that aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl are responding to criticism from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and other liberals. The controversial Congresswoman, known for ...

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AOC says He Gets Us commercials “make fascism look benign”

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) (AOC) was not a fan of the Christian commercials that aired during Sunday night’s Super Bowl, going on to say that Jesus wouldn’t like them either. “Something tells ...

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins honored as a positive role model

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Although Kirk Cousins, the quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, is not playing in Sunday’s Super Bowl, he is a champion off the field. He will receive the 2023 Bart Starr Award at ...

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Super Bowl will feature several high-profile Christians for Chiefs, Eagles

Regardless of the outcome of the game, several Christian players ultimately will be winners in Sunday’s Super Bowl game. Here are the high-profile Christians to look for.             Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs. The ...

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TV adventure star Bear Grylls challenges church to be authentic

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Bear Grylls, the host of several popular survival shows on television, is concerned about the direction of the church in the global west. “We neglect our spirituality at our own peril,” he ...

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Study confirms stereotypes, bias against against Christians working in science

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Secular individuals regularly stereotype and hold a bias against Christians working in scientific fields because they believe religion and science are in conflict, according to research by the University of Ohio. The ...

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