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The ripple effect of multiplying disciples

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It was encouraging to recently reconnect with a friend I first met more than 40 years ago.  Bill was a college professor and a religious person, but had not yet come to ...

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Iranian official: mass conversions ‘are happening right under our eyes’

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As persecution against Christians intensifies in Iran, the church is standing strong. In fact, it’s growing! In this Middle Eastern country where both conversion from Islam and sharing your faith are illegal, ...

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Australia considers legislation to protect religious speech

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Australia, one of the more secular countries in the Western world, is considering legislation designed to protect people who express their faith outside of the workplace. Including the religious speech of famous ...

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British police pay preacher over wrongful arrest

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A Christian preacher named Oluwole Ilesanmi has just been awarded £2,500 (about $3,100) by Scotland Yard for his wrongful arrest in the UK in February when he was falsely accused of ‘Islamophobia.’ ...

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Sharing faith may lose doctor his medical license

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A Christian doctor in England could lose his medical license for sharing faith comments in his meetings with patients. Dr. Richard Scott, a general practitioner at the Bethesda Medical Center in Margate, ...

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The All America App is Coming

Many in evangelism ministry feel that there is a great move of God around the globe. At the same time America seems to be in rapid spiritual and moral decline. Many believe ...

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Bible translation effort to begin in country where evangelism is illegal

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The Wycliffe bible translation organization is ready to begin scripture translation for 10 languages in an undisclosed nation where the government fiercely opposes Christianity, and evangelism is illegal. The international ministry, known ...

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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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College student in court to defend right to share Gospel

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The Alliance Defending Freedom will go before the US 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday to defend a former college student who was silenced while trying to share the gospel with fellow students at ...

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Oral storytelling still important in spreading the Gospel

Conversation, social interaction, storytelling and repetition are all important factors in memory enhancement.  In fact, research has shown that storytelling and engaging conversations are some of the best ways of activating the ...

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After bus crash, Chinese church bridges culture gap

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It was a typical Tuesday morning at Grace Chinese Baptist Church when I received an unexpected call from the church secretary, Evelyn Yao. My heart grew heavy as her words “bus crash” ...

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Volleyball discipleship has FCA coaches and players ‘digging deep’

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Growing up excelling in volleyball, Sierra Crook had a nagging concern as a college player—that the sport’s culture communicated to coaches and athletes that they were only as valuable as how well ...

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Billy Graham still leading others to Christ

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Rev. Billy Graham is still leading people to Christ almost a year after his death. February 21 marks one year since Graham died at age 99. It was the most high profile ...

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Former ISIS fighters finding Christ in Syria

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The recent announcement that the United States would withdraw its small contingent of just 2,000 troops from Syria has some Christians worried while others see room for optimism. As the civil war ...

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Movie explores details of missionary’s murder

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A missionary’s murder that shocked the world 20 years ago is the focus of a new movie — and its filmmakers hope the project helps spark a renewed interest in long-term missions. ...

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Millennial Christians not fond of evangelism

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If the future of spreading the Gospel is in the hands of millennial Christians, evangelism in America is at risk. Barna research reveals in a new study that about half of younger ...

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Wycliffe receives 619 requests for new Bible translation

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The people who speak 619 different languages, and who don’t have a Bible in their languages, are asking for help. Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible ...

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Muslim woman flees domestic abuse, finds Christ and new calling

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No one would have thought a Muslim woman in Iran who was simply trying to stay alive in an abusive marriage would one day lead two churches in Sweden, bring more than ...

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Christian music brings a Buddhist to Christ

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Pavan* grew up feeling unsettled in his destiny. As the firstborn son in his family, he thought he would have to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a Buddhist monk. But ...

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Is sharing your faith now taboo in America?

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The American religious landscape is changing before our eyes. The number of those identifying with faith is declining and believers are experiencing heightened nervousness at standing out from a secularized culture. Those ...

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Christmas Eve busy time for churches across America

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At the nondenominational, multi-campus Faith Church in Missouri, Christmas Eve will be the culmination of a long weekend of creative celebration focused on family, Christ and saving souls. “Each service is another opportunity to ...

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How the Gospel reached the brutal Amazon “Skull Splitters” tribe

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The warriors from the Skull Splitter tribe walked 10 days on foot from a village deep in the Amazon jungle because they wanted to find someone who would tell them about the ...

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Instead of trafficking heroin man now smuggles Bibles

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A former smuggler involved in the international drug trade impacting Central Asia has opened up about how he went from trafficking illicit drugs like heroin to secretly selling Christian literature in hostile ...

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Why reaching the campus with Christ is critical

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If you could change the world, where would you start? Would you start by ridding the world of tyrants? Would you re-do the education or legal system? No, you would go to ...

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