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Green Bay Packers player shares  faith, shows support for C.J. Stroud

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Christian players in the NFL are expressing support for Houston quarterback C.J. Stroud after his comments about Jesus in a postgame interview were deleted. “I’m not saying I’m on the same level ...

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Religious “nones” now outnumber all religious groups

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More Americans now identify as religiously unaffiliated than as being part of any individual religious group. More than one in four U.S. adults now identify as religiously unaffiliated, or nones, compared to ...

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World marks Holocaust Remembrance day

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day was observed on Saturday against the backdrop of rising antisemitism in the United States and around the world. “As we are witnessing an alarming rise of antisemitism around ...

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Jay Leno on political comedy: “I just stopped doing it”

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Jay Leno may have acknowledged why late-night comedy shows are losing viewers in droves: they’re just too political. In a recent interview, the legendary late-night talk show host expressed his opinion on ...

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Polyamory and the ‘Next Sexual Revolution’ That Has Been Here for Years

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On January 23 I posted on X, “Five days ago @MattWalshBlog wrote, ‘This is now the fourth article in a major media publication in the span of one week pushing ‘polyamory.’” Today, ...

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Radio network drops Alistair Begg after LGBT wedding advice

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American Family Radio (AFR) announced yesterday it will no longer air Alistair Begg’s radio program “Truth For Life” because of remarks Begg made last year about Christians attending LGBTQ weddings. The controversy ...

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Harvard antisemitism head once labeled Israel an “apartheid” state

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Harvard University’s efforts to address antisemitism on campus are not off to a promising start. The co-chair of the new antisemitism taskforce, Derek Penslar, director of Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies, has ...

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Solutions for the “irreversible decline” of American Christianity

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Few things have occupied the American Christian mind the past few years like the seemingly inevitable decline in the American Christian population. The Atlantic ran a piece from Tim Keller called “American ...

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Transgender person indicted for threatening Blacks, Jews

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A grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Ballesteros West, who is transgender, for threatening violence against Jews, immigrants and Blacks. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon announced the move on Friday ...

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Young people dubious of climate warming claims

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As world governments move forward with controversial climate policies, more young people are questioning the claims. These young audiences are skeptical of what detractors of these policies say is climate “alarmism” according ...

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Wheaton College restricts use of preferred pronouns

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One of the nation’s leading evangelical colleges has weighed in on politically correct speech. Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill, recently updated its student and employee handbooks to restrict the ability to designate ...

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Experiencing awe quite literally improves your health

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The world needs more “awe,” says Twitter account Culture Critic (@Culture–crit). The account regularly posts messages about culture, past and present, and how much we have seemingly lost to “progress.” It also ...

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She defied hookup culture by walking out on The Bachelor

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After she left her spot on The Bachelor due to her faith-based beliefs regarding purity and waiting for marriage, Madison Prewett has become a voice countering hookup culture. She shocked her date, the cast, ...

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Seven church trends to watch for

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Church leaders will have their hands full keeping their congregations on track while navigating unexpected twists and turns in the coming year. The Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary ...

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Apple Inc. loses case brought by American Family Association

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The Christian organization American Family Association, has been handed a victory against Apple Inc. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued ruled in favor of AFA and activist groups regarding the ...

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Graham responds to UK Methodists avoiding terms ‘husband, wife, mother’

The Methodist Church worldwide continues to move away from traditional biblical teachings about gender. In the United Kingdom, the denomination has released an inclusive language guide that discourages ministers from using terms ...

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Elon Musk agrees that West is doomed without Christianity

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Entrepreneur Elon Musk recently suggested that he agrees with the assertion that Western civilization is doomed without Christianity. Nzube Olisaebuka Udezue, a British rapper also known as Zuby, posted on X that ...

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Underdog “Sound of Freedom” beats Taylor Swift for top 10 movies

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Move over, Taylor Swift. The faith-based movie “Sound of Freedom” beat out Swift’s “The Era’s Tour” to finish in the top 10 for domestic box office revenues in 2023. The independent film ...

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Social media made billions in advertising targeting kids

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Social media conglomerates earned nearly $11 billion from advertising targeting children. Of that, almost $2 billion in ad revenue came from users under the age of 12. YouTube earned the most ad ...

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Nearly 6 in 10 Americans who made resolutions want deeper faith

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Nearly six in 10 Americans who made New Year’s resolutions want to increase their engagement in religious activities. The big question is if the church is ready. According to the CBS New/YouGov ...

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YouVersion announces most searched Bible verse in 2023

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The popular Bible app YouVersion has announced the most searched verse by users. It’s not John 3:16 which is the most searched verse on the internet. So what is it? Isaiah 41:10, ...

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Jesus was not Palestinian or Asian say scholars

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The effort to erase the Jewishness of Jesus is making headlines in Israel and around the world. It follows efforts around Christmas of Palestinian groups and even some Christians to wrongly claim ...

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C.S. Lewis Christmas article from 1946 still resonates today

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Current world conditions have drawn attention to a magazine column that C.S. Lewis wrote more than three-quarters of a century ago. The article, “A Christmas Sermon for Pagans,” published in 1946 by the ...

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Franklin Graham responds to the Pope allowing same-sex blessings

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The Rev. Franklin Graham has harsh words for Pope Francis, who recently approved a measure that will allow Roman Catholic priests to offer blessings to same-sex couples. “So-called ‘blessings’ from religious leaders ...

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Young Americans more likely to deny Holocaust, criticize Israel, survey finds

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The October 7 Hamas attack on Israel has exposed the extent of antisemitism in the United States, especially among young people. One in five Americans believe the Holocaust of the Jewish people is ...

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