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Author of beloved hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ overcame racist past

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You’ve likely heard the famous hymn “Amazing Grace.” People the world over love the song. It’s been sung at countless memorial services, civil rights events, and churches. Recently, people in 50 different ...

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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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5 reasons Muslims accept Christ as savior

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A survey of 750 Muslims who converted to Christianity shows five predominant reasons they chose to follow Christ. The lifestyle of Christians. Former Muslims cited the love that Christians exhibited in their ...

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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger shares struggles that led to re-baptism

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Professional football players face many temptations, and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger admits that he gave into several of them. However, he recently was baptized a second time to show his commitment ...

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Iran changes laws to target online Christians, seekers

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Iran is changing its laws to target virtual churches and online ministries. According to Article18, new amendments to an existing law expand Iranian authorities’ ability to persecute religious minorities. “Iran’s latest legislative ...

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Missions: Zahra found refuge in a safe house after converting from Islam

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Once again, Zahra’s father lashed ropes around her wrists and hands and hung her in the doorway. The young woman’s fingers went numb. Her hands and her arms swelled. There was a ...

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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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Kenyan man loses all after refusing Muslim demands to renounce Jesus

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After converting to Christianity, Yasin Bakari, a father of two living in coastal Kenya, fears that he will be killed. He heard the Gospel in March and was moved enough to abandon ...

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Men’s ministry TGIW uses technology to turn crisis into opportunity

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Thousands of men throughout Kansas City and beyond have gathered each week to learn, pray and hold each other accountable since TGIW (Teaching God’s Infinite Wisdom) began in 2001. The ministry that ...

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Slavic Gospel Association helping hard-hit families in Russia as infections rise

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A U.S.-based mission to Russia and the former Soviet Union has distributed more than 500,000 meals to desperate families as Russia’s coronavirus infections hit a new high. Russia has jumped to third ...

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Hawk Nelson members offer support to bandmate who now disavows God

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Jon Steingard, former leader of the Christian group Hawk Nelson, recently announced that he no longer believes in God. The other members of the band – Daniel Biro, Micah Keuper and Davis ...

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Pentecost from Jerusalem to be broadcast around the world May 29, 30

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The holiday of Pentecost, or Shavuot in Hebrew, commemorates the giving of the Torah to Jews and for Christians, the descent of the Holy Spirit on the followers of Yeshua – Jesus ...

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In interview with Pastor Greg Laurie, Mike Pompeo says he turns to scripture for guidance

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Mike Pompeo, secretary of state and former Kansas congressman, has a strategic approach to dealing with the world’s problems. In an interview with Pastor Greg Laurie of the California megachurch Harvest Christian ...

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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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With just three members, church finds new life despite pandemic

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The three remaining members of Linwood Baptist Church, just west of Kansas City, planned to shut down the church when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. It turns out that God had other plans. ...

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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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Ravi Zacharias dies overnight after losing battle with cancer

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Christian apologist and Bible teacher Ravi Zacharias, 74, passed away at his home in Atlanta in the early hours of May 19.  Zacharias lost his battle with a rare form of cancer ...

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Doctor says Ravi Zacharias is out of treatment options for rare cancer

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Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias may be nearing the end of his battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer in his spine. For three decades he has been one of the most ...

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Digital evangelism explodes in popularity during coronavirus outbreak

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Christian Vision, a ministry that has focused on online digital evangelism for the past 10 years, has seen explosive growth in the use of its digital media. The organization is supporting churches ...

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Presidential Prayer Team plans virtual event for National Day of Prayer

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The Presidential Prayer Team, the national, nonpartisan prayer ministry for America and its leaders, said it will host the largest virtual prayer event in the nation’s history on the National Day of ...

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The amazing story of the Trump family Bible and its revival connection

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Could a Bible sitting in the Oval Office be America’s connection to a coming revival? The same Bible used during the inauguration ceremony of Donald Trump? The president and founder of Crown ...

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Trump more like Churchill than critics want to admit

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British leader Winston Churchill, like President Donald Trump, had his critics and his foibles. It’s ironic and hypocritical that many on the left have been so desperate to criticize the President in ...

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Basketball star Stephen Curry holds live worship session on social media

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Basketball star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is making the most of his free time with the NBA shut down. Earlier this week, he was host for a live worship ...

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Bible sales surge during pandemic

More Americans appear to be turning to God’s word for comfort and direction during the coronavirus pandemic. Bible publishing companies report increased bible sales. Tyndale House Publishers reported increased sales during the ...

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