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China and its ‘tainted’ cotton picked by persecuted religious minorities

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China is forcing hundreds of thousands of Uighurs, Christians and other minorities into hard, manual labor in the vast cotton fields of its western region of Xinjiang, according to new research seen ...

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Is this week’s meeting of planets the Star of Bethlehem?

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Few would disagree that COVID-2020 has been a year like no other in any of our lifetimes. We could all certainly use a little extra Christmas cheer this season. How about a ...

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Government restrictions on religious freedom reach highest level since 2007, study finds

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Government restrictions on religious freedom in 2018 were at the highest level they have been since 2007, according to a study by Pew Research. “We look at this religious freedom foundational right ...

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Ruling on church restrictions applauded as win for freedom

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Religious freedom advocates applauded a federal appeals court decision this week that blocked enforcement of Nevada’s pandemic-related restrictions on churches because they treat various secular events and businesses “significantly better” than worship ...

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U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Colorado restrictions on religious gatherings

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The U.S. Supreme Court continues to side with churches that are challenging overreaching state restrictions. On Tuesday, the court ruled in favor of a Colorado church that sued Democratic Gov. Jared Polis. ...

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Going to church is good for mental health, especially in 2020

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People who attend church were the only group of Americans who didn’t see the state of their mental health decline this year, according to a Gallup Poll. The share of Americans who ...

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Clemson Coach Swinney gives teenager biblical advice for life

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Dabo Swinney, who coaches one of the top college football programs in the nation at Clemson University, has always been bold about sharing his faith. On a radio show earlier this week, ...

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John MacArthur: church lockdowns could usher the Antichrist

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Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., has been ground zero in the battle over COVID-19 restrictions. Pastor and author John MacArthur said today’s world, with a virus spreading through every country ...

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Encouraging words from 18th century missionary David Brainerd

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While reading the missions classic The Life and Diary of David Brainerd (see info below), I was struck by David Brainerd’s perseverance through great hardships. He endured them all to accomplish one transcendent ...

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Lack of biblical knowledge threatens the church and young people

A lack of biblical literacy is one of the greatest threats to the church and young people, an evangelical says. “Beyond all theological differences, financial problems and political questions, our biggest problem ...

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The miraculous connection of Hanukkah to Christmas

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I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, but ...

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Archaeologists may have found Nazareth childhood home of Jesus

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The remains of the first-century home of Jesus, Mary and Joseph may have been found, a British archaeologist says. Ken Dark, a professor of archaeology and history at the University of Reading, ...

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Prayer needed as ISIS kills Christians in Indonesia

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ISIS, having been defeated in the Middle East, has slowly been moving into regions thousands of miles away from Syria and Iraq. The news has Christians calling for a world-wide prayer effort. ...

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Edward Peecher: From the Black Panthers to seeking peace on Chicago’s violent streets

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For Edward Peecher, promoting peace in Chicago’s violent streets is a long way from his days as a member of the Black Panthers. Now 70 years old, the pastor remembers what took ...

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Corrie ten Boom honored by Jewish community

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Why Corrie ten Boom is important to the Jewish and Christian communities. In Jewish culture, we believe that only very few, the most virtuous of all, have the distinction of passing through ...

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Rush Limbaugh thankful, says doctors mum on days left from cancer

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Talk show host Rush Limbaugh is grateful for his life despite being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. His Christian faith gives him comfort. The veteran radio talk show host spoke to listeners ...

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Today’s cultural division has its roots in French Revolution, author Os Guinness says

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The Christian worldview upon which the United States was founded is quickly disappearing, according to noted author Os Guinness. The current division in the United States ultimately stems from a difference between ...

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World’s first Christian airline for missionaries cleared for takeoff

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An aviation ministry plants to create the world’s first Christian airline in 2021 to carry missionaries and their cargo around the world. Judah 1 is based in Shreveport, La. “We give wings ...

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Americans remain thankful despite challenges of 2020

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Family tops the list of things Americans are thankful for this holiday season, according to a new survey from Lifeway Research. More than four in five said they are thankful for their ...

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Franklin Graham finds plenty of things for which to be thankful this year

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Billy Graham, like many Americans, has still found much for which to show gratitude this year.  Graham says he’s thankful to God for the continued opportunity to share the gospel despite the ...

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Supreme Court slaps down Gov. Cuomo religious gatherings edict

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Religious freedom was handed a victory late Wednesday when the U.S. Supreme Court blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials from limiting religious gatherings. The ruling has implications for other ...

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Astronaut Victor Glover takes bible and faith onboard SpaceX

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Astronaut Victor Glover journeyed on a SpaceX rocket this week for a six-month stint in outer space, saying his Christian faith will help him throughout this huge assignment. Glover recently discussed his ...

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John Michael Talbot helps the faithful find common ground

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Protestants and Catholics, despite their theological differences, have much in common. Legendary Christian musician John Michael Talbot says they especially need to stand together today as the sanctity of life, religious freedom ...

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Madison Cawthorn, youngest person elected to Congress in 55 years, shares his faith

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Madison Cawthorn recently made history when he became the youngest person elected to Congress since 1965. He also is well known for standing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance during his speech ...

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Horrific toll as 50 Christians beheaded in Mozambique

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Islamic militants turned a village soccer field in northern Mozambique into an execution ground when they beheaded more than 50 people during three days of savage violence between Friday, November 6, and ...

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