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People let you down. Show mercy and move on

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As the holidays are in full swing, many find themselves in the company of others who may be the source of a past transgression or hurt. People let other people down. Here’s ...

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Daring new program disciples Afghan Christians

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A new program aims to reach Afghan Christians who are forced to conceal their faith. In November SAT-7’s Persian-language channel launched a new social media initiative, Church4Afghanistan, comprised of a new brand ...

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Christians remember persecuted believers around the world

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Lost in the attention on the elections, a day to pray for persecuted believers around the world took place last Sunday. The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church was observed ...

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Why Christians need to vote on Nov. 8

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“Do you know what is the greatest political seduction of all?” James and Betty Robison asked me in a recent television interview, “It is when Christians completely drop out of the political ...

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Elon Musk cleans house at Twitter after taking control

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Elon Musk is in the house – the Twitter house – as owner. The world’s richest man and an advocate of free speech wasted no time firing the company’s top officials, many ...

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More pastors encouraging churches to use Halloween as opportunity to engage with others

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Each year at this time, many Christians wrestle with whether and how to celebrate Halloween. More than seven in 10 pastors encourage church members to invite friends or neighbors to church events ...

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Woman planning to have abortion changes mind after watching “Lifemark”

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Actor Kirk Cameron, who will be speaking in Overland Park on Friday evening, said his pro-life film “Lifemark” has saved at least one life. “As a member of the family of faith, ...

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Christians, Muslims unite to protest woke agenda in Detroit-area schools

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Christians and Muslims have vastly different religious beliefs, but they agree that public schools should not be indoctrinating students with a woke agenda. Christians concerned with sexually explicit materials in Dearborn (Mich.) ...

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“God’s Smuggler,” Brother Andrew dies at 94

Brother Andrew, famously known as “God’s Smuggler,” has died at the age of 94 at his home in the Netherlands, according to a family spokesperson. Born Anne Van der Bijl, the defender ...

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More revealing quotes from the Queen on Jesus, faith

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As Queen Elizabeth is laid to rest, more quotes and stories from her life are being remembered. Not only did she serve her nation as Queen but she also held the title ...

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Presidential Prayer Team launches Pray the Vote ahead of midterms

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The Presidential Prayer Team, the largest full-time prayer ministry for the nation’s leaders, announced the launch of Pray the Vote, a nationwide prayer campaign in advance of the November’s midterm elections. This ...

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Entire church congregation remains in limbo after fleeing Hong Kong

A congregation of Christians continues to seek asylum after fleeing Hong Kong.  The group remains in Thailand asking the United Nations refugee agency for protection from religious persecution at the hand of ...

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Remaining Christians in Afghanistan persecuted by government, family members

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Christians who remain in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover last summer routinely face persecution and torture from the Taliban government. “There are still Christians in Afghanistan,” said Todd Nettleton, an author and ...

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Free app facilitates prayer for persecuted Christians around the world

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A new mobile prayer app developed by Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors USA gives users the ability to connect with persecuted Christians suffering for their faith. Available for free in the Apple ...

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How does the church value them both?

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I have always admired much about the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A couple of years ago while in Atlanta for a conference, Liz and I carved ...

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Minority faith leaders say court ruling on prayer is significant

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Christians are not the only group who celebrated the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Constitution protects a high school football coach’s right to pray. Several minority faith leaders who previously ...

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Ukrainian Christians recall 51 days hiding in church as city was destroyed

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Huddled in a hallway as bombs reduced their Ukrainian city to rubble, members of the Mariupol Church of Christ urged Alexander Chekalenko — Sasha — to call on the Lord for protection. ...

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“Christian Taliban” remark sparks war of words among Republican leaders

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Two Republican representatives are sparring over the role of faith in politics. Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois is equating politically active Christians as a “Christian Taliban” in his criticisms of Rep. Lauren ...

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Polish man who saved Jews from Nazis dies at 102

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Józef Walaszczyk, a Polish underground resistance fighter who rescued 53 Jews during the Nazi German occupation of Poland, has died aged 102. Walaszczyk died on Monday, according to the Institute of National Remembrance, ...

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Christians and Jews dedicate Lion of Judah sculpture in Jerusalem

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Christians and Jews joined together recently to dedicate the Lion of Judah, a bronze lion statue in Jerusalem. The sculpture was created by American Christian artist Max Greiner and given to Israel ...

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800 African Islamic terrorists killed in multi-national operation

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Just a week after over 50 Churchgoers were murdered in one attack, it is being reported that 800 Boko Haram and ISIS terrorists have been killed in a coordinated multi-nation offensive. The ...

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What is Shavuot (Pentecost) really all about?

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Over the past 44 years, I have had the privilege of speaking in over 450 churches in any number of varied contexts. When given the opportunity, I have asked the audiences a ...

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Israel celebrates Jerusalem Day, marking return of city to Jewish people

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Israel last weekend celebrated Jerusalem Day, commemorating when Israeli troops freed the old city from 2,000 years of occupation by foreign powers. The Bible says the heart and soul of the Jewish ...

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Survey: Americans divided over role of faith in their lives

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A new survey finds that Americans are divided over the role their faith should play in their day-to-day lives. The “Faith in America Survey,” conducted by The Marist College Poll, shows Americans ...

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Franklin Graham among those commenting on leaked Roe v. Wade ruling

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Franklin Graham has joined thousands of Christian leaders and pro-life supporters voicing support for the apparent decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Franklin wrote on Facebook: “Praise God! ...

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