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Massive DC rally for Israel unites Republicans, Democrats

Leaders across the political spectrum joined in support of Israel during a Tuesday rally in Washington, D.C. Marc Thiessen, a former chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and Philippe Reines, a ...

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Former Kansas City Star religion editor Helen Gray dies at 81

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Helen T. Gray, the longtime religion editor of the “Kansas City Star,” died on Saturday at age 81.  When she was hired in 1965, Gray was paper’s second black reporter and its ...

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“Max Lucado’s Because of Bethlehem” coming to theaters in early December

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Although it is still early November, the calendar of family Christmas activities already is beginning to fill up. Bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado will share the Christmas story in  “Max Lucado’s ...

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For King & Country on the power of Christian music

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While Christmas remains a Christian holiday and a powerful public statement of the faith, it has also transcended its religious roots to become a cultural phenomenon. Including its music. And though some ...

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Things to remember when your friend (or you) is suffering

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Every few years I return to the biblical Book of Job, the best guidebook I know for dealing with suffering and loss. It’s an ancient work with timeless applications. I’m not sure ...

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Christian leader calls on pastors to provide biblical context for Mideast conflict

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The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas must be understood in light of the Bible, Christian filmmaker and author Phil Cooke says. “The more I see demonstrations in the streets supporting Hamas, ...

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Voice of the Martyrs encourages churches to pray for persecuted Christians this Sunday

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The International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians, sponsored by Voice of the Martyrs, is scheduled for this Sunday. “This special day is set aside as a global prayer meeting for persecuted ...

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Arab children find hope, assurance in Christian satellite ministry

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As conflict rages across the Middle East and Africa, young Arab children are turning to the Arabic language SAT-7 for inspiration, hope, and assurance. Andrea El-Mounayer, SAT-7 KIDS Channel manager, calls the ...

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David Berkowitz: “Son of Sam” becomes a son of God

Meet the transformed David Berkowitz in Dr. Michael Caparrelli’s new book, Monster Mirror. Is there any act too evil for God to forgive? Although we cannot grasp God’s mercy, we encounter a ...

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Ukrainian Jews who follow Jesus serving in Israel

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Many Russian-speaking Jews who fled the fighting in Ukraine now find themselves in another warzone. What makes the situation even more unique is they follow Yeshua – Jesus– as their messiah and ...

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Former Hezbollah terrorist now stands with Israel after finding Jesus

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A strange thing happened to Hezbollah fighter Afshin Javid when he was on his way to the United States to attempt to convert Christians to Islam. Jesus appeared to him. “I had ...

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Kevin Sorbo brings comedy to big screen in “Miracle in East Texas”

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Family-friendly entertainment is returning to theaters in late October. “Miracle in East Texas,” a comedy directed by Kevin Sorbo, is based on a true story from the early 1930s. Sorbo (“Hercules,” “God’s ...

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More than 70 homeless baptized after watching “The Blind” movie

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The new movie “The Blind,” which tells the story of the “Duck Dynasty” family, is changing lives as well as attracting viewers to the theater. A number of people have been baptized ...

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Former Hezbollah fighter now stands with Israel after dramatic encounter with God

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A strange thing happened to Hezbollah fighter Afshin Javid when he was on his way to the United States to attempt to convert Christians to Islam. “I had 30 illegal passports at ...

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Artist portrays the Jewishness of Jesus

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For many, the Jewishness of Jesus has been lost as Christianity recast his image to fit a gentile faith. This artist to portrays a more authentic identity through stirring images. As an ...

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Researchers turn to artificial intelligence to read fragile ancient scrolls

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Artificial intelligence is helping researchers unlock the secrets of ancient scrolls. University of Kentucky computer scientists used AI technology to read an ancient script that was burned when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. ...

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Amy Grant says she “struggles” with several biblical teachings

Christian singer Amy Grant was criticized for allowing her lesbian niece marry another woman on the farm that she and husband Vince Gill own in Tennessee. She said she struggles with parts ...

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Steven: From Orphan to Overcomer

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As a child, Steven Durst’s life felt out of control. “My childhood was a mess filled with confusion and uncertainty,” stated Steven. “I felt unsure and insecure regarding my future. Always moving ...

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Adventurist Bear Grylls fulfills dream by getting baptized in Jordan River

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Bear Grylls, the popular author and survivalist, has long been outspoken about his faith. He recently shared that he had an opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River. “It had always ...

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LGBTQ+ conference at Andy Stanley’s church continues to attract criticism, controversy

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Pastor Andy Stanley of North Point Community Church in Atlanta on Sunday addressed the controversy surrounding the church’s conference about supporting parents and LGBTQ+ children. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist ...

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British minister warns of dangers of progressive Christianity

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Deacon Calvin Robinson, a Free Church of England minister, says progressivism is the greatest threat facing the western church. He argues that the term “progressive Christian” is an oxymoron and said the ...

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Nationwide Bring Your Bible to School Day is Thursday

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Hundreds of thousands of students across the nation are expected to participate in the annual Bring Your Bible to School Day on Thursday, Oct. 5. Participation in the event, sponsored by Focus ...

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Book excerpt: ‘Taken by Surprise’ delves into Asbury revival

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It was an ordinary chapel service on Feb. 8, 2023, in Hughes Auditorium at Asbury University. But what happened next was anything but ordinary, taking almost everyone by surprise. While most left ...

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Pastors should avoid this during sermons

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Kids do say the darndest things, and with decades of pulpit experience, the Rev. Joe McKeever has learned that these revelatory remarks about sermons often happen just after church. In one case, ...

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Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers trusts God

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The Texas Longhorns, who pulled away from the Kansas Jayhawks for a 40 to 14 win on Saturday, have reasserted themselves as one of the best teams in college football. Much of ...

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