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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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After record drought, Sea of Galilee sees miracle of record rain

This week, as I was reading Israeli news headlines, an article grabbed my attention: “Galilee just six feet away from maximum capacity!” I was ecstatic. For many in Israel, the Galilee level ...

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Today is Sanctity of Human Life Day

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Pro-life organizations and individuals are commemorating Jan. 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day.  President Donald J. Trump made the official designation on Tuesday. READ: Here is the President’s proclamation “On ...

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President Trump’s proclamation of Sanctity of Human Life Day

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On January 21, President Donald Trump declared Jan. 22 as Sanctity of Human Life Day. Below is the proclamation in its entirety.   Every person — the born and unborn, the poor, ...

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Students talk to President about religious discrimination

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While it was virtually ignored in the news this week, students, teachers, coaches and religious freedom activists with diverse faith backgrounds visited the White House to talk about religious discrimination and intimidation. ...

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Missouri Legislature will debate regulating transgender athletes

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Many people believe that transgender athletes have an unfair advantage when competing in girls’ sports. Missouri is one of five states where lawmakers are considering legislation that would regulate a biological male’s ...

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Petition aims to force vote on protecting babies who survive abortion

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After Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats voted against it 80 times, a bill to protect babies that have survived an abortion is again being put forth by pro-life legislators. A petition has ...

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Poll: Young liberals OK with America losing its top dog status

Are young liberals digging a grave for the future of America? That’s what some are asking after a new poll shockingly found that a majority of Democrats under the age of 30 ...

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Missouri voters may decide on riverboat gambling near Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks is a popular spot for boating, water skiing or just relaxing. Riverboat gambling may join that list if a state lawmaker has his way. Rep. Rocky Miller, ...

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Study on pets finds Evangelical Christians and Catholics more likely to own a dog

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By their pets ye shall know them. That is one of the takeaway messages from a recent study about the relationship between pet ownership and religion, first published in the “Journal for ...

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United Methodist leaders propose split over LGBT issue

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Bishops and leaders of a number of United Methodist groups have announced a proposal that would result in a split of the United Methodist Church.  The news draws varying opinions on how a split would impact the Church’s future.  The proposal, ...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar voted ‘Antisemite of the Year’

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And the award goes to…Democrat Rep.Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The Freshman congresswoman has been just been crowned 2019 “Antisemite of the Year,” according to a poll hosted by StopAntisemitism.org The organization invited the ...

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Oakland City councilwoman: house homeless on cruise ships

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Should cruise ships now host the homeless? From New York to Los Angeles to San Francisco, streets are filled with human excrement, drug needles, trash and stench as homelessness increases. Many are ...

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Trump signs act aimed at ending annoying robocalls

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Are the days of annoying robocalls numbered? They may be after President Donald Trump signed an act on Dec. 30 aimed at deterring the spam calls and setting penalties for those that ...

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Fox News reporter lists top five religion stories of 2019

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New Year’s week is when journalists look back at the top news stories of the year that is ending. Mark Heckler of Fox News offered his top five religion stories in 2019 ...

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Actor Jamie Foxx hopes to see people united by faith

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Jamie Foxx, who stars in the new movie “Just Mercy,” wants to see Christianity unite people instead of dividing them. He recently said in an interview that growing up in Texas, attending church ...

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Tens of thousands of students worldwide heading to Atlanta for Passion 2020

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More than 65,000 people from around the world are expected to fill Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta next week – not to cheer on the Falcons football team but express their passion ...

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Hobby Lobby continues to share gospel through newspaper ads linked to website

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Although daily newspaper readership is dwindling, Hobby Lobby continues to share the gospel effectively through print and online media. The retailer’s full-page Christmas message is appearing this week in newspapers across the ...

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Will Virginia force high-density housing on neighborhoods?

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A Democratic lawmaker in Virginia wants to force communities to build high-density housing. A package of legislative measures was introduced in the Virginia General Assembly that would overrule local zoning rules and force the ...

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Kanye West drops another new album: ‘Sunday Service: Jesus is Born’

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Kanye West released the much-anticipated album “Jesus is Born,” on Christmas Day. It’s the second Gospel album since the October release of “Jesus is King,” which reached #1 on the Billboard top 200. ...

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Average sermon length determined by type of church

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Many people heard a sermon for the first time in a long during the Christmas season. How long the service lasted depends upon the type of church, according to a new survey ...

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Pete Buttigieg rewrites Christmas story: Jesus now a refugee

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Just weeks after attempting to woo black voters in a South Carolina church, Democrat primary candidate Pete Buttigieg is drawing scorn from Christians and others for suggesting Jesus was a refugee. “Today ...

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Do atheists attend church on Christmas?

The country seems more and more divided between people of faith and those who consider themselves agnostics and atheists. Many people who are nominally religious and even agnostic may still celebrate the ...

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Green Bay Packers get heat for grant to Planned Parenthood

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The Green Bay Packers are wrapping up a successful football season and heading toward the playoffs. Off the field, however, the team also is being criticized for donating to Planned Parenthood. The ...

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Lawmaker faces backlash over tweet accusing Army, Navy cadets of racism

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A Democratic state lawmaker from South Carolina was facing backlash Saturday from critics who accused her of going silent after previously accusing Army and Navy personnel of being “cruel and disrespectful” at last weekend’s Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. In a ...

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