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Jerry Falwell Jr. releases letter revealing wife’s affair which led to his bad behavior

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Jerry Falwell Jr. has released a letter explaining his highly criticized recent actions. The suspended president of Liberty University was recently the center of a string of embarrassing incidents and released a letter Sunday ...

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World Mosquito Day highlights horrific death toll from insect bites

Mosquito bites will result in more than 700,000 deaths around the world this year — wiping out the equivalent of the entire population of Washington, D.C.. The World Health Organization says it ...

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Kansas City church forgives vandals at center of recent attack

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A Kansas City church is putting the admonition to turn the other cheek into action even for vandals who recently attacked their property. It’s not known if the vandalism is related to ...

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The Baptist Home advocates for elderly during pandemic

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Rodney Harrison knows something about the elderly and how to care for them. During the pandemic Harrison has worked to gain support for aging issues and has spoken with the Missouri Deputy ...

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Attendees of southwest Missouri revival under Covid-19 quarantine

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Eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 during a church revival in southwest Missouri last week. The individuals had symptoms and were contagious during the six-day event at New Life Fellowship Church ...

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Most people want churches to follow same pandemic rules as other groups

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Most Americans believe churches should follow the same rules about social distancing and large gatherings as other organizations or businesses in their area, a new Pew Research Center survey found. About eight ...

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National Association of Evangelicals kicks off Bless Your Pastor campaign

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Being a pastor is challenging at any time but especially so during the current pandemic. Nine of 10 pastors in the United States are under financial pressure, and six of 10 churches ...

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Samaritan’s Purse airlifts supplies and staff to Beirut

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Samaritan’s Purse is the latest disaster relief organization to send help to Beirut, Lebanon after half the city was damaged by an explosion. A DC-8 aircraft owned and operated by Samaritan has ...

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Christian satellite television ministers to Beirut explosion victims

Immediately after the horrendous blast that severely damaged half of Beirut, a major Christian Arabic language broadcaster in Lebanon is airing special live programs.  The reassuring satellite programming is ministering to shell-shocked ...

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Pope appoints six women to previously all male financial council

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Financial decisions in the Vatican will now be overseen by a group including six women appointed to the council by Pope Francis. The council was previously comprised of all men. The head ...

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Majority of Americans – including Christians – believe they can earn salvation

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Nearly half of all Americans believe they can earn their way to heaven through good works, a recent survey found. Only one-third of adults disagree, according to findings from the Cultural Research ...

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Adultery: Pastors disagree over how long fellow pastors should stay out of the pulpit

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When a pastor commits adultery, most of their fellow pastors believe they should withdraw from public ministry for at least some time. A new survey of U.S. Protestant pastors by Nashville-based LifeWay Research finds ...

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National Christian Foundation shares 19 ways to help churches during pandemic

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Just like individuals and businesses, many churches are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The National Christian Foundation asked pastors and church leaders from across the country how members can help and developed ...

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Two Christian leaders disagree with John MacArthur position on church reopening

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John MacArthur has decided to reopen his Southern California church despite state policies Two Christian leaders said they respect his decision but disagree. President Mark Dever of the church-equipping ministry 9Marks and Jonathan ...

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Large majority of donors expect no impact from COVID-19 this year

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In good news for churches and faith-based organizations, the vast majority of donors don’t the expect the covid-19 pandemic to reduce their giving for the rest of 2020. However, experts warn nonprofit ...

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Majority of churchgoers say they have trouble understanding Bible on their own

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More than half of all churchgoers say they have trouble understanding the Bible on their own, a new LifeWay Research study found. “Churchgoers are ready to defend the Bible as true and ...

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Congressman urges AG Barr to protect religious freedom after church attacks

A Tennessee congressman on Wednesday urged the Justice Department (DOJ) to amp up their efforts to protect religious freedom and combat religious discrimination after dozens of churches have been attacked and burned during ...

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Barbecue Baptist Church hits the road to share hope – and barbecued pork

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Pastors with a love for barbecue may want to follow the example of a Church in Navasota, Texas. Barbecue Baptist Church aims to bring a warm meal, a little levity and a ...

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Kansas organization ranked among best Christian workplaces in 2020

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Union Rescue Mission in Wichita, Kansas, is among the best Christian workplaces for 2020 as selected by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. Seventy-six organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings ...

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Kansas City churches among most likely to reopen, survey finds

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Area churches are among the most likely to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by Lifeway Research, which is the research arm of the Southern Baptist Convention.. Evangelical ...

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Local Catholic newspaper calls Ocasio-Cortez the future of the church

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A liberal Catholic newspaper based in Kansas City ran a story this week saying that Democrat congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is “the future of the Catholic Church”. Heidi Schlumpf, executive editor of the ...

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As its cathedrals burn, is France being de-Christianized?

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As the most well-known and ancient cathedrals across France and Europe burn, many are saying it is no coincidence. A leading curator of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Keith Christiansen, was ...

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Hospitality redefined: couple invites young women to be part of their family

Scott and Debbie Wells have taken five young women in need of mentoring into their home for an extended time. Sometimes the hospitality has lasted for years. The teens and young women ...

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Jesus statue found decapitated, toppled

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Another religious statue has been vandalized as attacks on churches and ministries have increased along with protests in recent months. This time, a statue of Jesus was found decapitated at a Catholic ...

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J.I. Packer, author of ‘Knowing God,’ remembered after his death

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Around the world people the book “Knowing God” as one of the bestselling theological books ever written. Its prolific author, J.I. Packer, died last week at age 93. Packer, a lifelong Anglican, wrote ...

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