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Former slugger Manny Ramirez finds new life in Christ after baseball

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Manny Ramirez was a key contributor on the Boston Red Sox team that won the 2004 World Series. He also marched to his own drummer and inspired the phrase, “That’s Manny being ...

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Street preacher beaten, robbed by Muslim men but he refused to convert to Islam

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Authorities in Norway are investigating the brutal beating, robbery and attempted forced conversion to Islam of a preacher whom four muslim men kidnapped while he was preaching and praying for the sick. ...

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Two prayers George taught us in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

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What can the prayers of George Bailey teach us? The movie classic It’s a Wonderful Life has been a meaningful part of the American Christmas tradition for decades. Aired on primetime television ...

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Joanne Rogers: Husband Fred Rogers was committed to prayer, church, children

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At “91 and a half,” Joanne Rogers remains a devoted advocate for the legacy of her late husband, the iconic star of the long-running children’s show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Fred Rogers’ widow ...

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Avoiding the malls? Try celebrating Bless Friday instead

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Although some people will be up before the crack of dawn in search of Black Friday bargains, others would rather not set foot anywhere near the mail. They may want to consider ...

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Star University of Alabama quarterback keeps trusting God after season-ending injury

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Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa of the University of Alabama entered this season as a favorite for the Heisman Trophy and a projected top pick in next spring’s NFL draft. A season-ending injury in ...

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Former Bush ethics advisor criticizes Trump spiritual advisor Paula White

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The selection by President Donald Trump of Paula White as his personal faith advisor is drawing criticism, according to a story in liberal Newsweek. Richard W. Painter, who is not a pastor but ...

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Former Chiefs quarterback Nick Foles puts God first through highs and lows of career

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Nick Foles, a former backup quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs, went on to win a Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles and then sign a lucrative free-agent contract with the Jacksonville ...

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Kanye West to be at Joel Osteen’s church Sunday morning

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Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church will host special guest Kanye West Sunday morning with the megachurch offering members and the public two opportunities to attend and hear the high profile rapper’s message. At the 11 a.m. ...

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Son of ‘Bible Answer Man’ Hanegraaff says truth matters, but life matters more

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Hank Hanegraaff, “The Bible Answer Man” on Christian radio, several years ago made the decision to convert to Eastern Orthodoxy. Many evangelicals were puzzled by his decision, and several stations and networks ...

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The believer behind the charm of Brookside and Kansas City’s largest Bible study

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Did you know Kansas City’s Brookside neighborhood is Christian? At least, its houses are. Baptist, to be precise. Behind the magical peaked roofs and Tudor-style European designs, their architect was a strong ...

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Actress Patricia Heaton cautions Kanye West about challenges of living out faith in Hollywood

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Kanye West’s newfound faith has been embraced by some and criticized by others (including some in the church). Actress Patricia Heaton recently cautioned him about what lies ahead. She told The Christian ...

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YouTube is how millions are seeing The Bible Project videos, and it’s amazing

Millions of people worldwide are being reached by an animated video called The Bible Project. The success to promote it to such a wide extent through the support of crowdfunding and its viral ...

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Former basketball star Lamar Odom shares ‘miraculous recovery’ from troubled past

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Lamar Odom rose to fame as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, and later, for marrying one of the Kardashian sisters. Although he appeared to have it all, his personal life ...

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Television host Meghan McCain turns to God and husband to find strength

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Meghan McCain is under an intense spotlight as the daughter of former Sen. John McCain, and a conservative host on “The View,” and who experienced a miscarriage. She recently shared with commentator ...

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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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Magic Johnson serving his church after stepping away from NBA job

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Former basketball star Magic Johnson left his job with the NBA to focus on serving his church and community, according to Faithwire. Johnson recently shared on Twitter that a visiting bishop to ...

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Cambridge professor defends Gospels, challenges British public to rethink Jesus

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A leading theologian has claimed there is compelling evidence for the reliability of the Gospels, and spoken directly to the growing public perception of those who doubt Jesus’ existence. Peter Williams, Principal ...

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Nationals’ Anthony Rendon has higher priorities than playing in this week’s World Series

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Anthony Rendon, like the rest of his teammates on the Washington Nationals, is playing in the World Series for the first time this week. After the season, he is expected to land ...

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Patrick Mahomes: ‘God was watching over me’ during knee injury

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Kansas City Chiefs fans held their breath when star quarterback Patrick Mahomes injured his knee in a game on Oct. 17. The good news is that several news outlets are reporting that ...

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Former All-Star pitcher Barry Zito finds redemption on and off the field

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The World Series, which begins this week, showcases the best players in baseball at the pinnacle of their careers. However, Barry Zito, a former All-Star pitcher, understands that along with fame and ...

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Muslim Algerian government shocked as Muslims organize to reopen closed Christian churches

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Algerian Christians are dealing with the shock of their country’s largest churches being closed by the Muslim government that continues a brutal crackdown on a number of Christian communities. But one thing ...

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation shares his legacy of faith with a new generation

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President Ronald Reagan had a favorite quote inscribed on a plaque that he kept on his desk it the Oval Office: “There is no limit to the amount of good you can ...

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Sat-7 hosts ‘Week of Prayer’ for Christians in North Africa and Middle East

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Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions of people persecuted for their faith? Christians across the world will “Dare to Dream” as they intercede for the Middle ...

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Andrew Brunson says ‘It was a fight for my faith’ in Turkey

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Andrew Brunson lived in Turkey for a quarter-century starting churches and helping refugees. His new book, “God’s Hostage: A True Story of Persecution, Imprisonment, and Perseverance,” tells the story of his last ...

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