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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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A study on church leadership: what is “qualified?”

The character and effectiveness of any church is directly related to the quality of its leadership. Qualified Leadership The Bible stresses the importance of qualified church leadership and specific standards for evaluating the moral ...

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BREAKING: LifeWay to close all its brick-and-mortar stores

One of your favorite Christian retail stores is about to go away. LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019, marking a strategic shift to a digital strategy. As part ...

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Russia plans massive Jesus statue on site previously reserved for Lenin

The city of Vladivostok, the largest city in far eastern Russia, would like to erect an enormous statue of Jesus Christ atop a hill that was once set aside for a monument ...

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The Apostles’ Creed

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Around the world, hundreds and hundreds of millions of Christian recite The Apostles’ Creed. It is a summary of what Christians believe. A “creed” is simply a brief, authoritative formula of religious belief, ...

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The Church is divided – is there hope?

I have a fellow minister friend who has an effective and growing ministry to teens and college students.  One of his challenges to them is to stop yelling at each other on ...

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Washington tells church: Pay for abortion coverage or break the law

An evangelical church is suing the state of Washington over a new law requiring employers to cover abortion in insurance plans if those policies also cover maternity.   Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) ...

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Abby Johnson desires ‘wave of conviction’ with ‘Unplanned’ abortion film

Abby Johnson was “vulnerable.” Raised in a Christian pro-life home and a church that never really talked about abortion, she believed her employer Planned Parenthood was “a woman’s empowerment organization.” Then she ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE Part II: Why are we here and what is our purpose?

Last month we began exploring the question: Why are we here and what is our true purpose in this world? Have you ever questioned that or experienced times when you have felt ...

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‘Oh Happy Day’: Katy Perry joins teen to sing about Jesus in Gospel-filled American Idol audition

High school senior Drake McCain is fighting for his chance at stardom in this season’s American Idol. While most contestants choose their favorite pop songs to sing for their auditions, McCain chose ...

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Firefighters document miracle after devastating inferno

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Was it a miracle? Firefighters can’t explain it. When the firefighters returned to inside Freedom Ministries Church in Grandview, WV after an inferno they couldn’t believe what their eyes saw. A devastating ...

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Global church effort aims to transform Rwanda

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The 5th Annual All Africa Conference recently took place in Rwanda. Leaders from 12 American churches and 19 African nations, plus Costa Rica, and Brazil partnered to bring tools and training for ...

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Church employee steals tithes, then lives the high life

A Pennsylvania church employee and his wife were charged with stealing $1.2 million from the congregation and using the money for sports events, vacations, and other expenses. The money went for lavish vacations, ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE: What is the place of the Church and Christians in today’s society?

Many people gravitate towards the idea of helping the poor within our community, nation and world. However, do we really understand who the poor are, and what poverty and suffering really is? ...

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Video: Chris Pratt talks Prophet Daniel and fasting on Colbert

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Popular Christian actor Chris Pratt is responding to critics who are attacking his church’s biblical beliefs about sexuality. The criticism comes after he appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and ...

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Pedophile in pulpit: beloved dad outed by his wife, kids

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SOMERSET, Pa. – John and Clara Hinton arrived in Somerset, Pennsylvania in 1972. Just two years into their marriage and with a young daughter, the young couple was eager to start their ...

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