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Churchgoers help save kidnapped child at motel

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A kidnapped girl is safe at home after two churchgoers in Fort Worth, Texas spotted the kidnapper’s car and called police. Law enforcement is calling them heroes. Eight-year-old Salem Sabatka was found ...

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Winning people over in a polarized culture

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Today’s polarized political climate mirrors another growing gap in America: the dramatic rise of people who claim no religion at all, also known as “nones.” This demographic is most common among young ...

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‘Mission trip on steroids’ targets Peru in June

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It’s been dubbed the “largest global missions outreach” in history, and its ultimate goal is equally bold: to see an entire nation transformed by Christ. That nation is Peru. But 1Nation1Day — ...

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Depression doesn’t have to be a dirty word

In our popular culture, depression is deemed a dirty word.  Many of us are ashamed to acknowledge to ourselves and to others that we can’t muster enough strength to get out of ...

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‘Hindu Extremists’ launch brutal attack on Indian Christians during prayer meeting

A group of Indian Christians was brutally attacked while gathering during a prayer gathering earlier this month. The savage beatings, perpetrated by six violent Hindu nationalists, took place at Praise the Lord ...

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Church member convicted of fire that was blamed on Trump voters

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The media billed it as a hate crime perpetrated by yet another pro-Trump voter. A historic Mississippi African-American church is engulfed in flames with the words “Vote Trump” scrawled on the building. ...

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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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Kansas church pays off $2.2 million in medical debt for 1,600 people

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Kansas families struggling with medical debt were blessed with an Easter surprise. The 4,000-member multi-campus congregation of Pathway Church in Wichita used over $20,000 of its own funds to pay off the ...

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Christian fitness: Is the Church slacking off?

Sad to say, but you probably won’t find any great Christian programming in churches or fitness facilities any time soon. Why are we so far from doing the most obvious? What will ...

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New ‘church’ using loophole, passing out pot as sacrament

Proponents of marijuana in one state where its use is still illegal, have apparently found a loophole – starting what they call a church. A new church in Wisconsin, whose seemingly sole ...

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Service remembers homicide victims in KCK

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Last year Kansas City, Kan. saw 33 lives taken by homicide. While that number pales in comparison to the numbers of Kansas City, Missouri just across the river, it still rocks the ...

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National Day of Prayer calls Americans to ‘Love One Another’

A praying church has always been the hope of America. On Thursday, May 2, thousands of prayer gatherings attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians will adorn the landscape of America on ...

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Nicole Kidman ‘teased’ by friends for believing in God and taking her kids to church

Recently, Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, donning a flowing high-neckline black dress, was spotted spending quality time back in her home country, Australia, with husband Keith Urban, and daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and ...

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Every child in Sunday school said they would die for Christ, minutes later half did

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It was a children’s Sunday school much like that in churches around the world. On this Easter Sunday, in the children’s class at Zion Church in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, the kids were ...

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Video shows bomber entering church, death toll approaches 400

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The death toll from suicide bomber attacks against Christians in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 with more victims dying each day. Police say that dozens of suspects have been arrested and ...

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The Easter Story – Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection

On this Easter Sunday, as Christians celebrate the Resurrection, we take a look at the story of Easter from the Bible, including the Last Supper, Judas’ Betrayal, the Crucifixion of Jesus and ...

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Suspect in church arson sang of hate for churches

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The suspect in the arson fires at three predominately black churches in Louisiana was involved in Sataism and “black metal” music. Holden Matthews, the 21-year-old son of a sheriff’s deputy who was ...

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VIDEO: Entire contents of church stolen

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A Florida church is trusting God to have church without all the things normally needed.  The entire contents of the church, which was stored in a trailer, was stolen was taken from ...

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Songwriter and performer Pat Barrett wants to be a ‘Good, Good Father’

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Pat Barrett remembers the first time he met Chris Tomlin. It was while he was in high school and he and his buddies were walking down the street and saw Tomlin and ...

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Have millions of Christians been misled about the second coming of Jesus?

We’ve heard it taught for years. Jesus is coming like a thief in the night, so be ready. He could come at any moment, without any warning, so stay alert. You don’t ...

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Tornado rips roof from church as 40 kids miraculously shielded while singing ‘Jesus Loves Me’

A miracle story is emerging after a tornado struck Paducah, KY last month, devastating a church building where 40 preschool kids and 10 church staff were going about their day. The miracle? ...

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The danger of religion in church

“Come on.  Let’s go!”  Every Sunday morning, including every Easter, since I was three years old all six of our family were rushing out the door to church.  In the early years, ...

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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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Is this where Christians go wrong when trying to change culture?

Christians have spent endless hours seeking to answer the question, “How can we best transform culture?” Dr. Lance Wallnau, nationally known for developing a framework modeling how Christians should engage culture, recently ...

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