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L.A. Chargers’ Hunter Henry, wife Parker get baptized in Jordan River

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Following a season in which he posted career highs in catches (55) and receiving yards (652), Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry recently embarked on a trip to Israel. He then ...

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Saints QB Drew Brees to return in 2020 as he seeks to love God and others

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The NFL’s all-time leader for passing touchdowns and yards (and many other records) will make “another run at it.” New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared an Instagram post recently announcing he ...

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins credits faith for overcoming criticism in upset win over Saints

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins made two great passes on Sunday to knock the New Orleans Saints out of the playoffs, and perhaps threw a monkey off his back at the same time. ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s annual Christmas messages reveal importance of faith in her life

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Although Great Britain has become more secular in recent years, Queen Elizabeth has become more explicitly Christian in her messages. This is most notably addressed in her annual Christmas broadcast message, a ...

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Book by local author explores the ability to find peace in Christ after series of losses

A great loss or series of losses doesn’t have to define your life. Local author Gregor Southard shares a collection of blogs he wrote between 2012 and 2014 in his new memoir “Emerging ...

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Trump calls on Americans to ‘exemplify the teachings of Christ’

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President Trump called on Americans to come together, pointing to the example of Jesus Christ in a message released by the White House on Christmas Day. The president said, “While the challenges ...

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New book is about the ‘Characters of Christmas’

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With its sparkly lights, piles of gifts, and heartwarming sentiments, it’s easy to become caught up in the flurry of activity at Christmas, forgetting about Who is at the center of it ...

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What was so significant about the virgin birth?

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The centerpiece of the Christmas season is the birth of Jesus.  Popular Christmas songs, various figurine displays and holiday sermons all make it prominent.  But what is it about Jesus’ birth specifically, ...

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When NFL success doesn’t make you happy – Austin Carr

Early one morning after an NFL win last season, I sat in my chair during my quiet time with God feeling empty and despondent. It was odd to be feeling this way ...

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Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz gives glory to God in tough times

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Quarterback Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles has always given God the glory during the good times, such as being a high draft pick and winning a Super Bowl (although he was ...

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Frankie Killmer lived a brutal life, then he was redeemed

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It’s no surprise that Frankie Killmer had a dysfunctional childhood. An older female relative in the family home tried to drown him, twice. After being placed in the care of a male ...

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Dolly Parton: My life purpose is to ‘do something for God’

Dolly Parton can still remember the moment she discovered her God-given purpose. During a sit-down interview with Christian media outlets last month, the country music legend and cultural icon recalled how, as ...

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She was the ‘Moses of her people’: film on the life of Harriet Tubman opens in theaters

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The new move about the life of Harriet Tubman tells the incredible journey of faith for the former slave who never learned to read or write but still managed to lead dozens ...

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Ammar chose Christ, then his Muslim wife turned him in to be tortured

Ammar had the perfect life. He had a beautiful wife, two loving children, a successful career as a teacher, and he lived in a prominent city in Iraq. I’ve changed Ammar’s name ...

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Skillet frontman John Cooper willing to defend Christ ‘if it costs me my career’

Skillet frontman John Cooper says he was trying to protect the “little ones of the faith” in a now-viral Facebook post and that he was willing to put his career on the ...

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‘My identity is my faith in Christ,’ says Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have faith that this may be the year that their team finally makes it back to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs have started the season with ...

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New book delves into the faith of Johnny Cash

Guitars, fiddles and heartbreaking songs take center stage this fall as “Country Music”, the new documentary series from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, airs on PBS. The man in black, Johnny Cash, is ...

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Inside MyPillow inventor Mike Lindell’s transformation

Millions of Americans know Mike Lindell from his popular commercials for MyPillow, but many people are likely unaware of the iconic pillow magnate’s incredible backstory of overcoming addiction, finding faith and using ...

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‘Steve McQueen: American Icon’ is Ecclesiastes on the screen

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Iconic Hollywood actor Steve McQueen, who became a Christian late in life, will be the subject of a new film based on Marshall Terrill’s 2010 biography Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend ...

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Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons thankful for ‘amazing journey’ in his relationship with Christ

As the Denver Broncos opened training camp this year, safety Justin Simmons is in an interesting position: coming off the best season of his career and entering a contract year. Simmons started ...

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‘The Bachelorette’ sends home Christian guy for sex-before-marriage ideals, spat spills onto Twitter

Sparks flew last week on the Fantasy Suites episode of “The Bachelorette,” the popular but sleazy reality dating show, between star Hannah Brown and Luke Parker, who had been considered the frontrunner for much ...

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Tim Tebow calls on Christians to stand up for their values in America

Tim Tebow says that Christians need to stand up for Judeo-Christian values in America. At a recent conference, the popular sports figure and now movie producer said, “What’s amazing when you get ...

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Famous atheist Bill Hayden finds Christ

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Bill Hayden was one of the world’s most well-known atheists. In fact, the Australian politician  was an atheist all of his life and as an adult would use his public platform to ...

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Hall of Fame QB Bart Starr, whose ‘ultimate role model’ was Jesus, passes away

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday. A 1977 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Starr threw for 24,718 yards in his ...

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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett finds peace and perspective in his faith in Christ

After earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, Virginia couldn’t avoid the talk of losing in the first round again. In 2018, coach Tony Bennett ...

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