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Hear in person, the stories of persecuted Christians

Metro Voice publishes stories almost daily of persecuted Christians around the world. For many, it is a top concern and the news is most often disheartening and discouraging. But with persecution comes ...

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Cathedral uses ‘crazy golf’ to get families through the door

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Can crazy golf lead people back to Christ? That’s the hope of one British church. Europe is considered “post-Christian,” meaning that the vast majority of the continent has left serious faith and ...

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Former Chief running back Kareem Hunt gets baptized

Former Kansas City Chiefs and current Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt, who is currently serving a suspension with the NFL for assaulting a woman last year, is embracing Christianity in order ...

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War-weary Syrians eager to get Bibles on front lines

As conflict continues to rage in Syria, whether it be from the civil war or the battle against the remaining factions of ISIS, Christians are on the front lines bringing God’s word ...

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Cubs reliever Steve Cishek carries this laminated Bible when he plays

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Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Steve Cishek has revealed his secret to staying calm at those high-pressure moments on the baseball field — he keeps a Biblical reminder in his back pocket. Cishek, ...

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Asia Bibi faces death threats in Canada

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After facing mobs of thousands who hunted her like an animal, Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian who sought asylum in Canada, is facing a new threat. According to the British Pakistani Christian ...

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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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College student in court to defend right to share Gospel

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The Alliance Defending Freedom will go before the US 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday to defend a former college student who was silenced while trying to share the gospel with fellow students at ...

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Oral storytelling still important in spreading the Gospel

Conversation, social interaction, storytelling and repetition are all important factors in memory enhancement.  In fact, research has shown that storytelling and engaging conversations are some of the best ways of activating the ...

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Fallen Kansas City area pastor leaves wife, family and the faith

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A fallen pastor, who left his church in disgrace, has differing views from the church about his departure and circumstances around the egregious sin that led to it. The pastor’s statements have ...

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Volleyball discipleship has FCA coaches and players ‘digging deep’

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Growing up excelling in volleyball, Sierra Crook had a nagging concern as a college player—that the sport’s culture communicated to coaches and athletes that they were only as valuable as how well ...

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VP Pence praises faith of black church arson victims in Louisiana

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Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Louisiana on Friday to praise the members of three predominantly black churches for the inspiring way they responded to the destruction of their church buildings by an ...

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Gallup: Church membership plunging across nation

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Results of a 20-year study by Gallup reveals a startling trend in church membership. The percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 ...

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Backlash as Rep. Ilhan Omar, NY Times say Jesus was not Jewish

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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and the New York Times are facing a backlash as Christians and Jews united call them out for promoting the idea that Jesus was Palestinian, and not a Jew living ...

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Franklin Graham brings message of hope to Venezuelan refugees

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Colombian citizens and Venezuelan refugees gathered at a soccer stadium in Cúcuta, Colombia, at the border of Venezuela, to hear Franklin Graham share the message of salvation over two nights this Easter ...

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‘Crown of thorns’ saved from Notre Dame by hero priest

A French priest who provided comfort to victims during the 2015 Paris terror attack was hailed as a hero after he risked his life by dashing into the Notre Dame cathedral that ...

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Where did palm branches come from for Palm Sunday?

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Christians across the globe used palm branches for worship services on Palm Sunday. Some folded them into elaborate little crosses. Kids poked each other with them. But it’s safe to say most ...

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Stairs that Jesus climbed in Potius Pilate’s palace visible in Rome

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The bare, white marble of Rome’s ‘Scala Sancta,’ which are believed to be the stairs trod by Christ on the day of his trial and death, are exposed and visible to pilgrims ...

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Movie on MercyMe’s hit ‘I Can Only Imagine’ impacting China

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A movie that was the biggest faith-based movie of 2018 is bringing Chinese viewers to Christ. Few thought the film adaptation of MercyMe’s classic track, “I Can Only Imagine” could have such ...

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C.S. Lewis’s ‘The Screwtape Letters’ will bedevil audiences with classic tale of spiritual warfare

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One of the first rules of battle is to know your enemy, and nowhere is that more important than in spiritual warfare. “The greatest victory of the devil is to convince people ...

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‘State of Faith’ recounts 20 Centuries of Christianity

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A carpenter’s son was their leader — this small group of “rebel” Jewish men including a tax collector, a tentmaker, and some fishermen who were committed to following Him, even unto death. ...

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Why a new generation needs the Apostles’ Creed

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Ours is an age of mass spiritual confusion. Our culture became increasingly secularized and pervasively confused in recent years. A progressive revolution blurred the lines between reality and fiction. Entire Christian denominations ...

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Prayer closet all that remains after deadly tornado

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The deadly, monster EF-4 tornado that recently tore through Lee County, Alabama, devoured nearly everything in its path. But one Christian family miraculously survived – huddled inside a prayer closet that was ...

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Brit official says Christianity Is violent, blocks Iranian Christian from asylum

An Iranian Christian was denied asylum in Great Britain after a government official in the Home Office used the Bible to argue that Christianity was violent, denying the refugee’s request. The man wrote ...

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Christianity in Europe is strongest where it was banned; survey shows differences between countries

Research over the past couple of years reveals that Christianity in Europe is the strongest where it was banned. “The Iron Curtain that once divided Europe may be long gone, but the ...

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