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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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The faith of Christopher Columbus you don’t hear

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While thousands of people are celebrating Columbus Day, more and more people and cities are refusing to observe the holiday — including a city named after Christopher Columbus. “We have a number ...

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Tim Tebow surprises inmates at maximum security prison

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Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow continues to go out of his way to put his faith into action Tebow and a Duck Dynasty star recently made a surprise visit to ...

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‘Man of God’ headband will not result in fine for NFL linebacker

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A “Man of God” headband will not result in a huge fine for NFL player Demario Davis. The New Orleans Saints linebacker had been threatened by the League one the September 22 ...

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Mennonite Brethren churches in Missouri and Kansas reaching out to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mennonite Brethren congregations in Missouri in Kansas are among those in several states that are helping Christians fleeing persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “These leaders self-identify as ambassadors of Christ, ...

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In-N-Out Burger president turns to faith to overcome struggles

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People who have relocated from western cities have for years clamored for get an In-N-Out Burger restaurant. The chain consistently tops rankings of best hamburgers in the nation. An heir to 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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Auburn University quarterback’s faith keeps him humble

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It can be hard to remain humble when you are the freshman quarterback of the No. 7 college football team in the nation. Auburn’s Bo Nix wears a constant reminder. His bracelet ...

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Anne Graham Lotz on cancer and how God whispered his support

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The Holy Spirit whispered to me from His Word throughout my cancer journey. I do not know how I could have possibly managed all that was involved following the diagnosis without His ...

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Murder victim’s brother asked to hug police officer after sentencing

Christ was present Wednesday in the courtroom where a Dallas police officer was found guilty of murder of a man whom she thought was in her apartment. The victim’s brother said he ...

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Demi Lovato shares photos of baptism in Jordan River and ‘magical’ visit to Israel

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Who can pass up a chance to visit the places mentioned in the Bible? When the opportunity arose for singer and actress Demi Lovato to visit Israel she said yes to what ...

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Actor and Christian Corbin Bernsen confronts hate and anger

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Actor Corbin Bernsen was once Hollywood’s leading man through shows like L.A. Law. Now the veteran actor, who is also a Christian, has a new goal to change what we watch and ...

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The ripple effect of multiplying disciples

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It was encouraging to recently reconnect with a friend I first met more than 40 years ago.  Bill was a college professor and a religious person, but had not yet come to ...

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World’s fastest growing church: No buildings, no central leadership, led by women

For the last few years, researchers have credited the underground church in Iran as the fastest growing Christian church in the world. It has unique characteristics that defy comparison with churches in ...

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See You at the Pole this week

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This year’s ‘See You at the Pole’ prayer rally is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25. It’s an event organized and led by students around the world. According to the SYATP organization’s website, it’s just ...

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Positive news emerging from culture wars

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America’s culture wars never end, and reading the daily news often can be depressing. It can be easy to overlook the fact that Christians are winning their share of skirmishes. Dr. Michael ...

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Join a 40 day journey with martyrs of the faith

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Are you ready to experience radical transformation in your walk with Christ? Do you want to inject hope into the dark corners of your life with spiritual truth? A  40-day devotional has ...

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Former Royals pitcher Paul Byrd shares Christ through equine ministry in Georgia

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The early 2000s were the dark days of Kansas City Royals baseball, far removed from world championships in 1985 and 2015. Pitcher Paul Byrd was one of the few bright spots, compiling ...

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Brad Pitt reconnects with Christian roots

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Brad Pitt returned to church over Labor Day weekend, thanks to his friend, musician Kanye West. The popular actor, who grew up in Springfield and attended the Missouri School of Journalism, was ...

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Kindness is key to a more peace-filled world

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But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control”—Galatians 5:22-23 Did you know you have the power to turn someone’s day around? And, in the ...

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Christian school gives deaf Hondurans a voice

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“There goes that dumb kid,” people said. It was a half-truth. Hernan couldn’t speak because he couldn’t hear. Wandering the streets of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, it wasn’t long before the drug dealers picked ...

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Recent suicide is reminder of stresses that pastors face

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Pastors are only human. It’s easy to forget that spiritual leaders face the same stresses and challenges as the members of their congregations. Dealing daily with the struggles of others often exacerbates ...

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Faith fuels success of Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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It’s hard to turn on the television, pick up a newspaper or even buy cereal these days without seeing the smiling face of Patrick Mahomes. The personable 23-year-old quarterback has been in ...

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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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