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Half of “The Chosen” viewers are not Christians

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The popular television series “The Chosen” is having an impact beyond simply entertaining Christian viewers. Research by the producers found that many non-Christians also are tuning in. “We recently had some data ...

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Message of Palm Sunday all about finding peace with God

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In a world that desperately needs peace, Palm Sunday offers hope, said Pastor Jack Graham of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. “Otherworldly peace is just what Jesus offers us,” he said. “On ...

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Faith and Liberty Discovery Center goes out of business after three years

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The Faith and Liberty Discovery Center in Philadelphia has closed its doors. It had opened three years ago at a cost of about $60 million to showcase the impact of faith on ...

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Baseball icon Darryl Strawberry “praising God for his amazing grace” after heart attack

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Darryl Strawberry, a former baseball star turned evangelist, is recovering after surviving a heart attack in suburban St. Louis. In a social media post, the 62-year-old shared a picture of himself in ...

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Child star of “Family Affair” finds faith, sobriety after long battle

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Actor Johnny Whitaker became a child star on the television series “Family Affair” and went on to live a turbulent life. Today, he shares a message of faith and overcoming addiction at ...

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As Haiti unravels, missionaries face tough choices

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Nearly 1,000 Americans, including missionaries, have submitted a “crisis intake form” to the U.S. State Department seeking assistance to leave Haiti. It comes as gangs have united in the capital in an ...

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“Tsunami of evidence” supports accuracy of Bible, professor says

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Although numerous recent archaeological finds confirm the accuracy of scripture, the Bible does just fine even without them, said Tom Meyer, an author and professor at Shasta Bible College. “We don’t need ...

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Hispanic pastor is ‘Flamin’ Hot’ in Hollywood

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A leading Hispanic pastor has a new mission field – Hollywood. The Rev. Samual Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, has produced such hit films as “Flamin’ Hot” and ...

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“Jesus Disrupts” campaign taking gospel to nation’s elite colleges

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The youth organization Christian Union hopes to reach 75,000 students at elite secular universities with the gospel during an upcoming eight-week evangelism tour. Matt Bennett, founder and president of the group, says ...

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True story of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson streams this month

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“The Blind,” the true story of Phil Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” fame, will be available on demand from Great American Pure Flix, beginning on March 22. “The message of ‘The Blind’ is ...

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NBA player shares message of Jesus’ return at postgame news conference

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Basketball player Jaden Ivey of the Detroit Pistons recently shared his faith at a post-game news conference. He said “Jesus is coming back” and attributed his strong athletic performance to divine intervention. ...

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St. Patrick followed God’s leading on amazing journey

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Although March 17 has become something of an unofficial holiday in honor of St. Patrick, not everyone knows the fascinating history of the man himself. St. Patrick is the patron saint of ...

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Ministries team up to triple number of Bibles for prisoners

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Prison Fellowship International and Bible League International have distributed more than 550,000 Bibles to prisoners over the past decade, and they plan to triple that number in the next five years. “Our partnership with Bible ...

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Societal changes have Gen Z searching for meaning

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Despite the overall decline of faith in American life, there are signs that members of Generation Z are searching for meaning. Christian campus groups at universities have seen growing interest from college ...

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2024 Movieguide Award Winners Include Dennis Quaid, ‘Sound of Freedom,’ ‘Jesus Revolution’

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The films nominated for best picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday evening are a mixed bag for Christians. The recent Movieguide Faith & Values Awards, however, recognized movies that the whole ...

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“How Great Thou Art”: 75th anniversary recording with new verse will support humanitarian causes

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Christian singer-songwriter Matt Redman has teamed up with 15 other artists and released a new version of “How Great Thou Art” to mark its 75th anniversary. “Someone wrote something out of the ...

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How Lent created McDonald’s fish sandwich

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Necessity is the mother of invention, even when it comes to the fish sandwich. Lou Groen, who owned McDonald’s franchises in the Cincinnati area, realized in 1962 that burger sales plummeted on ...

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“Living on borrowed time,” man preaches in spite of health

Although John Parks has battled a heart attack, cancer and COVID-19 over the past dozen years, God had a plan for his life. “God isn’t done with me yet,” he says. “I’m ...

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How the 2024 Oscars portray a post-Christian West

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This year’s Best Picture nominees at the 2024 Academy Awards showcase how our culture is wrestling with a post-Christian society, whether or not these films feature religion or not. While Hollywood has ...

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No twerking, drinking or smoking: The Cove Christian nightclub opens in Nashville

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It can be difficult for younger Christians to find a place to hang out with friends and socialize without compromising their values. The Cove, a pop-up nightclub in Nashville, offers a fun ...

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Mother of murdered Georgia college student shares message of faith

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Laken Riley, the Georgia college student murdered by an illegal alien, was a strong Christian. Her mother, Allyson Phillips, shared a message of hope on Facebook. “My family has faced the most ...

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“We Who Wrestle with God”: Jordan Peterson discusses religion in book, speaking tour

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Jordan Peterson, the acclaimed Canadian psychologist and author, was in Kansas City recently as part of his 51-city “We Who Wrestle with God” tour. In a previous tour stop, he said nonbelievers ...

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Entertainment consumers say media pushes stereotypes of religion

A staggaring 80% of entertainment consumers would like to see fewer religious stereotypes and more faith-based movies, according to a HarrisX poll conducted in collaboration with the Faith & Media Initiative. The ...

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Chiefs Harrison Butker comforts family of woman killed at Super Bowl rally

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Stories continue to emerge about how Chiefs players have supported victims of the shooting during the Super Bowl rally at Union Station in mid-February. Kicker Harrison Butker sent a jersey and consoling ...

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Max Lucado reaches milestone hits 150 million products in print

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Pastor and author Max Lucado has achieved a significant milestone with 150 million products in print, his publisher announced. In more than 35 years of publishing, he has written more than 40 ...

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