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Max Lucado presented with Pinnacle Award for writing

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Bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado was awarded the 2021 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Pinnacle Award for the outstanding contribution of his writing, both to the publishing industry and to society at ...

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Whatever happened to Francis Schaeffer?

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Dr. Francis Schaeffer was one of the most influential figures in evangelical Christianity in the 1970s and 1980s. Young people seeking answers traveled to L’Abri, his home in Switzerland, and millions of ...

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Pastor Greg Laurie hopes new book will keep legacy of Billy Graham alive

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The late Billy Graham clearly presented the answers to questions people are asking today, said Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif. His new book, “Billy Graham: The Man ...

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Psychologist and author Jordan Peterson moving closer toward Christianity

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Dr. Jordan Peterson, the hugely popular Canadian clinical psychologist who promotes personal responsibility and opposes political correctness, could be changing his attitude toward Christianity. For years, the best-selling author was asked if ...

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Beth Moore discusses decision to leave Baptist denomination

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Christian leaders are responding to the departure from the Southern Baptist denomination by respected author and Bible teacher Beth Moore. Born Wanda Elizabeth in 1957, her departure was intensely covered in the ...

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Fore-edge paintings reveal hidden world on books

A “fore-edge painting” is a design or painting that seems to magically appear on the “fore-edge” of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen ...

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Bill Smith and his ‘home stretch’ coming of age story

The diagnosis of leukemia at age 43 laid bare a brief flirtation with escape for Bill Smith. After all, he had battled depression and suicidal thoughts from a young age; mortality was ...

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Sen. Hawley finds new publisher for book on censorship

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Regnery Publishing will release “The Tyranny of Big Tech” by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley this spring. Simon & Schuster broke a contract with him for his book following his vote to not ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks out on faith and politics in new book

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former press secretary for President Trump, finally is sharing her side of the story in a new book, “Speaking for Myself.” “The honest part of my story is that ...

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Protestors in Portland are burning Bibles

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In a scene reminiscent of 1930s Nazi Germany, protestors in Portland, Oregon are now burning Bibles in the street. Protesters carrying “Black Lives Matter” signs threw Bibles into a fire in front ...

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Are Evangelicals evil? That’s the term being thrown at 80 million Americans

There’s a plethora of new books portraying American white Evangelicals as just about the worst people in the world, and Evangelicalism as just about the most evil, repressive and retrograde force in ...

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Author interview: Annika Bergen is digging up spiritual roots

Kansas City is an area rich in religious history. Annika Bergen, a member of the Heart of America Christian Writers Network (HACWN), also based in Kansas City, recently co-authored a book on ...

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Our readers share their current books to help us through the coronavirus

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I was preparing the community calendar of events this week and saw many events are being postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. Looking at the cancelled library events made me think of ...

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25 Best-selling Evangelical books of 2019 listed

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The top 25 Christian books of 2019 include some well-known names and some new authors. One of the books has been a top seller for 16 years and remains on the list ...

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Missouri bill to reduce exposure to sexual materials draws fire from libraries

A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill to help keep sexual materials out of the hands of children, but library organizations are lining up against it. State Rep. Ben Baker, a Republican ...

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Reading more in 2020 offers wide-ranging benefits

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A popular New Year’s resolution is to watch less television and read more books. Reading offers a number of benefits according to a story on Beliefnet. Reading is fun. One of the ...

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‘Cancel culture’ forces church to stop screening of Jordan Peterson documentary

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The “Cancel Culture” is beginning to come after churches. The latest example is a documentary about Jordan Peterson, Ph.D., a Canadian professor who has become well known for his stances against political ...

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Convicted sex offenders holding “drag queen story time” at Texas libraries

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Over the past year, the Austin Public Library in Texas has allowed sex offenders to read to children during “Drag Queen Story Time,” a pro-family organization has learned. This is the latest development in a series ...

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China removes word ‘bible’ from Robinson Crusoe

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Authorities in China have continued to crack down on the Christian faith, this time by erasing faith-based words from children’s stories contained within school workbooks. According to persecution watchdog The Barnabus Fund, the ...

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LA Times condemns leftist California ethnic curriculum as ‘group think’

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Jewish leaders say a new ethnic studies curriculum proposed by the California Department of Education “effectively erases the American Jewish experience” and “would institutionalize the teaching of antisemitic stereotypes” in public schools. ...

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Is an artificial intelligence Antichrist possible?

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There was a time when most of humanity could envision some occupations that would be replaced by machines, technology or artificial intelligence. Working as a fashion model probably wasn’t one of them. ...

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New book explores unique spiritual history of Kansas City

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Have you ever wondered about the spiritual destiny of cities? Kansas City has a unique spiritual history. A new book, The Spiritual Roots of Kansas City: Discovering the Past to Shape Our Future, ...

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What contributes to 60% of divorces?

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Every generation has faced sexual temptation and engaged in sexual sin, says author and national radio host Dr. Michael Brown. And that fact is causing divorces. But what is new is the ...

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Tolkien: the fellowship behind the fantasy

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For J.R.R. Tolkien, life began as a child running through hill and heather with a stick in his hand, filling his world with knights and dragons and forgotten quests. For  Tolkien, this ...

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Reader anticipation for ‘The Oracle’ by Jonathan Cahn

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Millions of Christian are familiar with Jonathan Cahn and his New York Times best-sellers of the past decade. First were the smash hits and New York Times best-sellers. They include “The Harbinger,” ...

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