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‘Dangerous legislation’: Franklin Graham talks about ‘Respect for Marriage Act’

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Franklin Graham is calling on Americans to contact their senators, warning them that the so-called “Respect for Marriage Act” legislation would fail to protect individuals with the traditional concept of marriage. “The ...

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More now identify as nondenominational than Southern Baptist

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More Christians now attend nondenominational churches than Southern Baptist congregations, the 2020 U.S. Religion Census found. The newly released study shows that over the past decade, the number of adherents in Southern ...

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Author Larry Tomczak shares 10 blessings for which to be thankful this year

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Thanksgiving is about much more than just family, food and football. It’s about blessings. “As Christians, we always want to cultivate thankfulness in our lives,” Christian author Larry Tomczak said. “Recall how ...

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Disco Queen Gloria Gaynor singing God’s praises

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The Queen of Disco is committed to the King of Kings. In the 1980s, singer Gloria Gaynor was known for her parties. In fact, it was at one of those parties, a ...

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What Christianity Today gets wrong about the Respect for Marriage Act

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In a Christianity Today op-ed, Carl H. Esbeck, Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Missouri, offers a positive assessment of the Respect for Marriage Act (RMA). He writes, “All in ...

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Researcher finds connection between spiritual health and happiness

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People who pray and connect with God are more likely to experience happiness and enjoy positive mental health, research shows. Extensive research into 13-to-25-year-olds has long found “religion is good for you,” ...

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Daring new program disciples Afghan Christians

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A new program aims to reach Afghan Christians who are forced to conceal their faith. In November SAT-7’s Persian-language channel launched a new social media initiative, Church4Afghanistan, comprised of a new brand ...

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Today in Christian history: Volunteers work to meet spiritual, physical needs of Civil War soldiers

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Wounded men lay in the blazing sun in an open field at Gettysburg, pleading for relief. It was 1861 and the American Civil War was raging inflicting enormous casualties on both sides. ...

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Scripture teaches timeless truths that are relevant today, author David Limbaugh says

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David Limbaugh, brother of the late Rush Limbaugh, is continually amazed as he studies the Bible. “Every time you read scripture, you may read it in a different context,” he says. ” ...

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California congressman professes that he doesn’t believe in God

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Many politicians profess a belief in God but few celebrate their atheism. California Democrat Rep. Jared Huffman however, made his views on the nonexistence of God extremely clear in pretaped remarks during ...

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Actress Dolores Hart gave Elvis his first on-screen kiss, then became a nun in real life

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It’s one of those fascinating and intriguing factoids of Hollywood history and pop culture that the woman who gave Elvis Presley his first onscreen kiss actually became a nun – a Benedictine ...

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“Jesus” film reaches milestone with translation into Zo, it’s 2,000th language

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“Jesus,” the most translated film of all time, is now available in its 2,000th language. It has been translated into Zo, a language spoken by approximately 65,000 people globally, including refugee and ...

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Eric Metaxas warns that nation is reaching cultural tipping point

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The United States is quickly approaching a dangerous cultural tipping point, author and talk-show host Eric Metaxas warns. “It is the silence of the American church on a host of issues today ...

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“Jesus Revolution” will be in theaters in February with story of revival and hope              

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The powerful story of the youth revival of the 1960s and 1970s will be told in the new movie “Jesus Revolution,” which will be in theaters in February. The movie tells the ...

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Why Christians need to vote on Nov. 8

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“Do you know what is the greatest political seduction of all?” James and Betty Robison asked me in a recent television interview, “It is when Christians completely drop out of the political ...

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Faith and family keep catcher for Phillies well grounded

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The catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies is excited to be playing in his first World Series against the Houston Astros. However, his faith is still his top priority. “I just thank God ...

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Hobby Lobby CEO walks away from owning company

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CEO David Green of Hobby Lobby announced in a Fox News opinion piece that he decided to walk away from the craft store chain and choose God instead. “Patagonia’s founder recently made ...

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Pastors taking different approaches to participating in Halloween celebrations

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Churches around the nation are taking different approaches on whether and how to celebrate Halloween. Most church leaders in a recent survey said they do not celebrate Halloween because it originated from ...

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More pastors encouraging churches to use Halloween as opportunity to engage with others

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Each year at this time, many Christians wrestle with whether and how to celebrate Halloween. More than seven in 10 pastors encourage church members to invite friends or neighbors to church events ...

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Woman planning to have abortion changes mind after watching “Lifemark”

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Actor Kirk Cameron, who will be speaking in Overland Park on Friday evening, said his pro-life film “Lifemark” has saved at least one life. “As a member of the family of faith, ...

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Queen Elizabeth, Billy Graham enjoyed friendship that stood the test of time

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After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, stories continue to come out not only about her strong faith but her close relationship with evangelist Billy Graham. “Her heart for service brought her ...

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Extra shot of prayer: Starbucks barista offers hope in drive-through

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Although Starbucks is not known for promoting faith, an Arkansas woman recently was moved to see a barista serve up some prayer to a customer. Tanya Hinsley was waiting in the Starbucks drive-thru ...

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Show ‘New Identity’ brings hope to women who feel trapped in Arab culture

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Arabic women who feel trapped are being reached by a powerful new television program in the Middle East. “We want to target the ‘everywoman’ – those who are somehow entrapped and confined,” ...

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Christian leaders respond to vice president’s latest comments about abortion and faith

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Christian leaders are taking issue with Vice President Kamala Harris’s recent comments that Americans do not have to “abandon their faith” to support abortion rights. “I say this, one does not have ...

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The Great Recital: Seven people will recite entire New Testament from memory this week

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Seven people are teaming up to recite the entire New Testament from memory, beginning on Tuesday. Tom Meyer, a professor of Bible studies from northern Kentucky, had the idea of bringing people ...

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