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VIDEO: Tim Tebow reacts as announcer uses Jesus’ name in vain

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Tim Tebow knows how to keep his cool under pressure. The former NFL quarterback turned minor league baseball player knew just how to respond after someone yelled “Jesus” at a golf range ...

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Wycliffe receives 619 requests for new Bible translation

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The people who speak 619 different languages, and who don’t have a Bible in their languages, are asking for help. Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible ...

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The amazing ways North Koreans secretly share the Gospel

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A pastor and two North Korean Christians who defected from the hermit kingdom without being captured have revealed the creative ways they continue to share the Gospel with those back home. Peter ...

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People who attend church lead happier lives

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Those who identify with a religious group and regularly attend worship services tend to be happier and more civically engaged than those who do not, a new Pew Research Center survey has ...

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The Generous Lives of Believers

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The book of Acts tells about the first Christian believers. The early church’s daily lives were simple; their spiritual lives were vibrant. Far from being independent isolationists who only met once a ...

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Kansas teen killed in church van crash inspires Bible reading

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The memory of a Kansas teen who was killed in a horrible church van crash last year continues to live on as a result of her unshakeable trust in Christ and love of ...

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Joyce Meyer says prosperity gospel ‘out of balance’

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Evangelist Joyce Meyer admit that in the past, her views on the “prosperity Gospel” were “out of balance.” Meyer, who has received much criticism for her preaching on the prosperity Gospel, shared with her Instagram followers ...

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Video of Amazon Echo prayer goes viral

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A video of an Amazon Echo Dot reciting a prayer has caught the attention of the public. The device’s virtual assistant “Alexa,” similar to “Siri” for Apple, memorized a prayer from its ...

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Should DC Comics portray Jesus as a superhero?

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DC Comics has a new superhero and His name is Jesus. DC Vertigo will star Christ Himself in an upcoming comic series called Second Coming, which features Jesus returning to earth on ...

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Court sides with Colorado Christian baker, allows lawsuit

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Colorado cake artist and Christian baker Jack Phillips may proceed with his lawsuit against the state for its targeting of him over his Christian faith, a federal district court has ruled. Friday’s ...

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NFL star and his wife find God’s ‘Divinely Perfect Purpose’

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The New Orleans Saints are heading into the NFL playoffs after ending the regular season with an amazing 13 and 3 record, and their fans have high hopes of a Super Bowl ...

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Is this the greatest hymn ever written about Jesus?

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This week, in January of 1792, Edward Perronet died. His great hymn All hail the power of Jesus’ name is sung all over the English-speaking world. It is a wonderful hymn, steeped in biblical ...

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Chris Pratt slammed by TV Guide as ‘problematic’ for his beliefs

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On Christmas, a day deemed to be one of the most cheerful of the year, TV Guidereleased an article targeting famed Hollywood actor Chris Pratt. His rising popularity landed Pratt on their “12 ...

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Is sharing your faith now taboo in America?

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The American religious landscape is changing before our eyes. The number of those identifying with faith is declining and believers are experiencing heightened nervousness at standing out from a secularized culture. Those ...

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Former child soldier, trained to kill Christians, finds Jesus

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A man who was trained as a child soldier to attack Christians shared what led him to the Bible and Jesus, despite threats to his life. Christian broadcaster SAT-7, which is a supporting ...

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Religion only thing blocking total totalitarianism in China

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It was 40 years ago this week that China opened its doors to the world and launched a series of ambitious reforms that would create one of the world’s largest economic engines. ...

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North Korea uses kids to catch and arrest their Christian parents

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People often ask me, “Why do you send Bibles to North Korea when they could get people arrested or even killed?” The answer is simple: We send them because our persecuted brothers and sisters ...

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Solar-powered Bible makes God’s word available to billions

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Leading The Way’s solar-powered Navigator audio devices are reaching young people for Christ in the world’s largest Muslim nation. Founded and led by Christians, Harapan Children’s Centre* is seeing a remarkable response among their pupils ...

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‘The Fantasy Makers’ explores creativity, faith of Tolkien and Lewis

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The trascendental works of famed English scholars J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are known and loved by all. Lesser known are the works of George MacDonald; the precursor of fantasy literature in ...

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5 big obstacles of a healthy prayer life

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Prayer is the one thing we can do any time, anywhere. Yet, it’s often the thing we relegate to last place on our daily priority list. Believe it or not, it can ...

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China arrests pastor and his 100 church members

China is tightening its grip on the country’s Christians through repeated efforts to persecute and silence the Church including arrests and imprisonment. The latest example happened Sunday when Communist party officials detained ...

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Asia Bibi’s safe house being attacked by gunmen

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Despite several failed requests for asylum, Asia Bibi still remains in Pakistan following the quashing of her conviction on blasphemy charges. Though Bibi is being held at an undisclosed location in Islamabad for ...

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Pearl Harbor, General MacArthur and the rhyme of history

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I was born December 5, 1941, two days before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into the Second World War. Many years later I could hardly believe ...

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Fireman battling his cancer ‘fire’ with faith

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Some say cancer spreads like wildfire. One Lenexa fireman is fighting his blaze not with hoses and ladders but faith, family and friends. Mike Wells is just 38 and a married father ...

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Key to well-being? Being thankful

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Thanksgiving Day encourages us to pause in the busyness of life. We gather together with friends and family to feast on turkey and all the trimmings while we savor the goodness of ...

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