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Even on 9/11, God’s faithfulness endures for ever

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As I reflect on the anniversary of 9/11, many thoughts and feelings come to mind as if it was just yesterday. Thinking about all of the death, destruction, pain and suffering on that ...

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Bless Your Pastor campaign kicks off with national tour

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Many pastors are discouraged, with 43 percent saying they have given serious consideration to leaving vocational ministry, according to national research by the Barna Group. The National Association of Evangelicals created the Bless ...

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Questions of faith haunted the life of Gorbachev

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There’s an interesting story about former Soviet leader Mikhael Gorbachev and how faith intersected his life. It isn’t every day that one of the creators of a political thriller gets to ask ...

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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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400 Baptist churches among thousands lost in Russian war on Ukraine

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Over 400 Ukrainian Baptist congregations have been lost in Russia’s war on Ukraine, says Ukrainian Baptist Theological Seminary President Yaroslav Pyzh. The number is striking, considering that Ukraine’s protestant population is already ...

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Rick Warren gives final sermon as pastor of Saddleback

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Influential author and leader Rick Warren preached his final sermon as pastor of Saddleback Church on Sunday. He delivered the same message he preached more than four decades ago, urging those in ...

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Christian History: Bible backing archaeologist Kenyon

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Seventy years ago this month, Frederick George Kenyon passed away. He was a trailblazer in biblical archaeology. “Both the authenticity and the general integrity of the books of the New Testament may ...

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Free app facilitates prayer for persecuted Christians around the world

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A new mobile prayer app developed by Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors USA gives users the ability to connect with persecuted Christians suffering for their faith. Available for free in the Apple ...

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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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Johnny Cash’s son releases devotional book based on his father’s faith

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Although Johnny Cash died two decades ago, his spiritual influence lives on. His son, John Carter Cash, is keeping the flame of his dad’s faith alive by compiling a new devotional book ...

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Why do Christians persevere? Unspeakable joy

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When this person found Christ, that meant finding joy. My side-job as a faith-and-values columnist requires me to read more about religion than any sane person ought to. I pore through national ...

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Deanna and the miracle of finding Gus

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After decades of fruitless searching for her biological father, Deanna Doss Shrodes expected that if she ever found him, it would be at a grave marker. When her mother died without revealing ...

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Spiritual perspectives of Olivia Newton-John emerge after death

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Millions of fans around the world are mourning the death of singer Olivia Newton-John earlier this week. She was, perhaps, one of the most decent people in the entertainment industry. In a ...

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What we can learn from the Army bugler who flubbed taps at JFK’s funeral

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When his eleven-year-old daughter called up the stairs inside their Virginia home on the afternoon of November 22, 1963, Corporal Keith C. Clark, the Principal Bugler with the United States Army Band, ...

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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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Living in hostile environments, people share how Sat-7 satellite programs bring hope

Christian satellite television ministries like SAT-7 have grown significantly over the years. Some may ask themselves, “Do they make a difference?” The broadcast and online media ministry of SAT-7 offers current event ...

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After Roe: What Now? Do We Value Them Both?

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The United States Supreme Court has determined that Federal Government authority to regulate abortion is not found in the Constitution, and that therefore it falls to each individual state to do so. ...

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Judge halts Air Force from punishing members over religious exemptions

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A federal judge is ordering U.S. Air Force officials to stop punishing service members who are seeking religious exemptions over the covid vaccine. U.S. District Judge Matthew McFarland, a Trump appointee, entered a ...

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Jordan Peterson encourages churches to get back to business of saving souls            

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Churches should focus on saving souls before it’s too late, renowned psychologist Jordan Peterson shares in a “Message to the Christian Churches.” “It is, of course, completely presumptuous of me to dare ...

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Frightened thieves return relic said to contain the blood of Christ

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In what seemed like a scene straight out of “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” thieves in France have returned a stolen relic that is said to contain the blood of Christ. The ...

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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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Franklin Graham says ministries have not forgotten Ukrainian people

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  Although it is easy to forget about the plight of the Ukrainian people as Russia’s brutal invasion and war drag on, evangelist Franklin Graham continues to work with the needy. Graham, ...

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