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Seminary degree helps ORU coach create winners on and off basketball court

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Paul Mills, who recently coached the Oral Roberts University basketball team to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament, may be the first college coach to have a seminary degree. Mills grew ...

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The killing of Jesus and the defeat of corruption

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary states corruption as, “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people.”  Further, it is described as a departure from the original, purest form.  Mankind had its original, purest form ...

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American Indian pastor embraces his culture to share Jesus

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People don’t grow into mature Christians until they serve others, says American Indian pastor and ministry leader Bruce Plummer. “I just believe serving people first is so critical when you want to ...

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Did St. Patrick expel snakes from Ireland?

A famous legend from the life of St. Patrick explains how he banished snakes from the entire country of Ireland after praying on top of the mountain Croagh Patrick during the 40 ...

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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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Michael McDowell after upset Daytona 500 win: ‘God is good’

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Entering the NASCAR season-opening Daytona 500 — the “Great American Race” — driver Michael McDowell was a 100-1 underdog. After the race, which ended shortly after midnight in Florida thanks to two ...

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In the shadow of Chernobyl, rebuilding homes and hope

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“Hey Jeff climb in,” Andrey said. “We are driving about two hours today to a village near Chernobyl to see Marina and her kids.” I always enjoy spending time with Andrey because ...

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Billy Graham book ‘Til Armageddon’ being rereleased

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Although Billy Graham died before the tumultuous year of 2020, his words about suffering and armageddon are as timely as ever. He examined the topic of suffering in his 1981 (see below) ...

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John MacArthur: church lockdowns could usher the Antichrist

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Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif., has been ground zero in the battle over COVID-19 restrictions. Pastor and author John MacArthur said today’s world, with a virus spreading through every country ...

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Edward Peecher: From the Black Panthers to seeking peace on Chicago’s violent streets

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For Edward Peecher, promoting peace in Chicago’s violent streets is a long way from his days as a member of the Black Panthers. Now 70 years old, the pastor remembers what took ...

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Franklin Graham finds plenty of things for which to be thankful this year

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Billy Graham, like many Americans, has still found much for which to show gratitude this year.  Graham says he’s thankful to God for the continued opportunity to share the gospel despite the ...

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John Woolman: The conscientious Quaker who paved the way for abolition

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This week marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of John Woolman, a humanitarian who played a central role in the abolition of slavery. I regard him as a John the Baptist ...

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Rush Limbaugh talks about Jesus and cancer ‘death sentence’

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Talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh gave listeners an update on his cancer Monday saying he was under a “death sentence” but also talked about his personal faith in Jesus Christ. Limbaugh explained ...

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Ben Roethlisberger thanks ‘Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’ after first game back from injury

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is off to the best start of his 17-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. After injuring his elbow in Week 2 last year and missing the rest ...

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The story of Hamid: A hardline Muslim finds Christ

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“Show me the straight path,” Hamid* continually prayed in Arabic. Hamid and his family came from a fanatical Islamic background in Banten, West Java. They were also deeply involved in occultism. They ...

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Yom Kippur is an act of repentance that changes one’s life course

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It’s time for the spiritually spectacular day of the Biblical year! YOM KIPPUR begins sundown Sunday September 27, continuing Monday morning, afternoon and through the evening closing service marked by the last ...

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Roma Gypsies in revival: ‘We have never seen anything like it!’

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Across Slovakia’s countryside, castles have dominated the landscape for a thousand years, boasting of power, wealth, and luxury. At their feet, sleepy villages rest in lush valleys. Small chapels marked by crosses ...

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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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Wrongly imprisoned for 16 years, Floyd Bledsoe is back, sharing Christ as a free man

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Floyd Bledsoe spent nearly 16 years behind bars for a horrendous crime he didn’t commit. Now, he is back in prison five days a week — voluntarily — teaching spiritual truths and ...

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Actor Denzel Washington shares memories of being filled with the Holy Spirit

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Being filled with the Holy Spirit made a dramatic impact on the life of Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington. The actor talked about his faith in discussion with the pastor of Christian ...

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Pompeo, Brownback focus on China and ‘decades-long war on faith’

Religious persecution in China has intensified over the past year as the regime continues with its “decades-long war on faith,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on June 10 while presenting his ...

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‘Napalm girl’ in famous Vietnam War photo: ‘Those bombs led me to Christ’

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The “napalm girl” famously captured in Nick Ut’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1970s photograph has related her incredible journey from a pagan life of bitterness and hatred to a new life of love and ...

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Protesters are getting baptized at spot where George Floyd died

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The world has witnessed violent clashes involving looting, murders, and hundreds of businesses burned. But the vast majority of people have participated in peaceful demonstrations following the death of George Floyd and ...

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Effective missions can’t happen without regular prayer

It has often been observed that a person’s last words convey great significance. Whether someone is dying or leaving not to return, they weigh carefully what they say. Final words will be ...

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Memorial for Ravi Zacharias will be livestreamed Friday morning

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Tributes continue to pour in for evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died on May 19 at age 74 after a brief battle with cancer. His life and legacy will be celebrated ...

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