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Message to churches: Just streaming your service won’t cut it

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With all of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing churches and pastors can be sure about is that streaming an online service is simply not enough. As ministers of the ...

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Trump administration offers CARES Act relief to faith-based groups

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Churches and faith-based organizations are eligible for loans under the recently passed CARES Act. Jovita Carranza, head of the Small Business Administration, announced that houses of worship and faith-based organizations are eligible to ...

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Pastors advised to protect their mental health during pandemic

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Pastors are struggling as they cope with stressed-out congregations during the pandemic. Their denominational leaders caution them to also look out for their own wellbeing. The National Association of Evangelicals shared advice ...

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Black Gospel music needed within evangelical churches

White evangelical churches have a music problem, and I fear it’s getting worse. This year, the National Museum of Gospel Music is slated to open in Chicago. It will rise from the ...

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Here’s what you need to know about your stimulus package

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Americans will soon be getting relief from the U.S. government as  part the COVID-19 Pandemic Phase III Stimulus Package signed into law on March 27 by President Trump. There are also additional ...

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Expert: How churches can weather the coronavirus financial storm

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The coronavirus pandemic may have a severe impact on the finances of churches, ministries and nonprofit organizations. Phil Cooke, a Christian media consultant in Los Angeles, recently shared his advice on how ...

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19 suggestions for loving your neighbor

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Many Christians are seeking the proper balance between staying safe and helping their neighbors. The National Christian Foundation offers 19 ideas for loving your neighbor during the pandemic. Shop locally: Call local businesses ...

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Churches find creative way to serve their communities during coronavirus pandemic

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Churches across the nation are helping their neighbors by finding simple but creative ways to serve communities during the pandemic, according to Christianity Today. Ed Stetzer, the Billy Graham Chair of Church, ...

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Free educational resources for homeschooling during crisis

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With schools shut down, many parents are being thrust into the brave new world of homeschooling for the first time. Free help and resources are available from several Christian organizations. One company, ...

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U.S. government asks faith community for help

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The federal government is reaching out to faith communities this week, hoping that they can help to stop the physical spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the accompanying fear that many are experiencing. ...

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Christians around world asked to join in prayer Sunday

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Global prayer ministry leaders and church networks have called for worldwide prayer Sunday, March 22, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has affected millions of people around the world ...

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Good news for Sudan’s Christians and their churches

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Sudan’s transitional government has abolished committees formed under the Islamist regime of former President Omar al-Bashir that were used to take over hundreds of churches and other Christian property. Nasreldin Mofreh, Sudan’s Minister ...

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Communication by churches can ease coronavirus fears

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Amid mounting fears of a global coronavirus pandemic, a faith-based communications agency warns ministries, churches and other organizations not to “go silent” in a sudden crisis. “It’s imperative that any organization confronted ...

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C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon to be held at Thornton Place

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The March C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon will be held March 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Thornton Place.  The featured speaker will be Tabitha Petefish. The meeting will feature information on options ...

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Has Europe left Christianity for paganism?

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Like countless churches across Europe, Martyr’s Free Church in Edinburgh is part of the rich history of Christianity in Scotland. Today it’s “Frankenstein,” a bar that describes itself as a family-friendly venue ...

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Churches making adjustments in light of coronavirus

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Many churches now are looking for ways to protect their congregations from the coronavirus, or Covid-19. While the threat of the sickness infecting any single American remains extremely low, the precautions may ...

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Mayor Bloomberg banned churches from using public buildings

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg helped evict churches from meeting in public places when he was mayor of New York City, according to a former Barack Obama staff member. The controversy involved dozens of ...

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Support of same-sex marriage surges among mainline pastors

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Almost one-half of pastors of mainline Protestant churches say they support same-sex marriage, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research. However, support remains low among evangelical pastors. The poll of 1,000 ...

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Chiefs owner Clark Hunt supports Explore God Miami initiative

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The victory by the Kansas City Chiefs may be over, but the impact still is being felt in host city Miami. More than 100 churches and groups came together on Super Bowl ...

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Multiracial churches present challenges for pastors of color

For four hours at a megachurch outside of Dallas, pastors of color shared their personal stories of leading a multiracial church. One, a lead pastor of a Southern Baptist congregation in Salt ...

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Area churches to host Tim Tebow ‘Night to Shine’ Prom for people with special needs

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Several churches in Kansas and Missouri will serve as part of over 700 churches around the world already registered to host Night to Shine 2020, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. This ...

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Town collects more Operation Christmas Child boxes than their population

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Children around the world are excitedly opening their Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes thanks to a small farming community that came together. With a population of just 1,300 people, Belle, Missouri did the ...

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Researcher finds reasons for hope for rural and small-town churches

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The death of rural and small-town churches is greatly exaggerated, said Thom Rainer, founder and CEO of Church Answers, an online community and resource for church leaders. He offers several reasons for ...

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Drop in charitable contributions tied to decline in religious affiliation

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Charitable contributions are down in the United States, and faith may have something to do with it, according to Marketwatch. The share of U.S. adults who donated to charity dropped significantly between ...

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Jamie Grace: If every church fostered 1 child ‘there’d be no more waiting children’

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Christian singer Jamie Grace stars in the new PureFlix TV series “The Beverlys,” and while the inspirational show aims to impact young people, the singer hopes it will also encourage families to ...

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