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Truth vs. equivocation: What’s the foundation of your worldview?

Men, I’ll be honest. Winning isn’t everything …. Men, it’s the only thing!” (UCLA Bruins football coach Henry Russell ‘Red’ Sanders)   That quote seems to summarize much of our culture’s ethos and ...

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Joanna Gaines has book-themed baby shower

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“Fixer Upper” star Joanna Gaines’ baby boy is on the way, and he’s sure to be immersed in literature from an early age if the HGTV star’s book-themed baby shower is any indication. ...

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GRACE FOR TODAY – Life Lessons from a Little One

I write today after four weeks of many ups and downs with a sick little one. Four weeks that eventually landed us in the hospital for six long days and many sleepless ...

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He’s a major-league pitcher — and a plumber — whose faith helps keep him focused

It’s not hard to stay humble when you’re unclogging a toilet…..or when you’re throwing gopher balls to Miracle League ballplayers swinging for the fences. At least that’s how Detroit Tigers ace Michael ...

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Reflections on Father’s Day

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The third Sunday in June is observed each year in the United States as Father’s Day. The origins of this national event are not clear. Some records suggest the act of honoring ...

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Justify’s Jockey Praises His ‘Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’ After Winning Triple Crown

Mike Smith, the jockey riding Justify in Saturday night’s Belmont Stakes, could have said anything in his first television interview.  Instead of thanking the horse’s owner and the trainer, the very first ...

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6 Questions with Stefen Wisniewski

In his childhood, Stefen Wisniewski experienced the power of Jesus Christ through his family and the passion of sports through football. As a Christ-follower, Wisniewski has developed his relationship with God as ...

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American Bible Society asks staff to affirm Bible causing some to quit

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The American Bible Society, which has been engaging people with God’s Word for over 200 years, has implemented a new employee policy that has prompted some of their staff to quit. The policy requires ...

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Google banning Jesus from church ads?

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More evidence of Google restricting religious speech came to light today as the head of a Lutheran publishing house claimed Google will no longer accept advertisements related to the organization’s website “because ...

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Book on archaeological discovery brings Bible to life

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Israel is home to some of the world’s greatest archaeological treasures and scientists often link their direct finds to the Bible. Now you can make those same connections in ...

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao lives out concern for poor

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Many know Manny Pacquiao as a world champion boxer but few know he’s also a Senator in the Philippine legislature. The popular boxer is also a devout Christian and has displayed his ...

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Coffee, tweets or Jesus: Bible ranks low as daily must

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 The Bible tops coffee, social media and sweets as a daily necessity for only 16 percent of the population, according to new research commissioned by the American Bible Society (ABS). The largest ...

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Not your parent’s VBS! Summer tradition makes a comeback

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Vacation Bible School — better known as VBS — is back as one of the most popular church programs in America after a few years of decline. Back in the 1890s, a pair ...

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“Jesus rode a dinosaur” and other silly science teens may learn at church

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Growing up, Mike McHargue loved science. He would drive his youth pastor and Sunday School teachers “insane,” he said, with difficult questions in his quest to reconcile his faith with science. Eventually, his ...

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Televangelist wants to fly in $54 million jet

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Jesus was no televangelist. He rode into Jerusalem not on a gilded Roman carriage, but a donkey. It was an act of humility that was characteristic of his ministry on earth. Not ...

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The church has the answer to America’s growing loneliness crisis

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Do you feel lonely? Join the crowd. Loneliness has reached pandemic levels—but there is hope. It’s become a truism: Never have we been more “connected” as Americans—and never have we felt lonelier. ...

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Communities in Crisis: the One solution

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As the news of yet another school shooting saddens, yet doesn’t surprise us, the need to bring faith, hope, and God back into the everyday lives of our society is overwhelming. There ...

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What was in Billy Graham’s will?

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“Defend the faith” Billy Graham tells his children and grandchildren in the will he left behind. His last will and testament has been revealed to the public for the first time and ...

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Who are Evangelicals? The NAE tries to explain them with new description

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Who are Evangelicals? It’s a term little understood by the public in general and the media in particular. It’s a label given to paint broad stroke of a large swath of American ...

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Jennie Finch takes bold stand over ‘DWTS’ song: ‘I want to glorify God’

Olympic athlete and “Dancing With the Stars” contestant Jennie Finch last week refused to perform to a popular new Janelle Monae track, ‘Make Me Feel,’ citing her Christian faith and desire to honor ...

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OVERCOMING OBSTACLES – Life Lessons from a Little One

My son and I like to build obstacle courses throughout the house. We overturn chairs, move furniture, repurpose pillows and clutter the floors with whatever large objects we can find. But the ...

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Saudi Arabia may allow churches

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An Egyptian news website reports that an agreement may have been hammered out between the Vatican and Saudi Arabia that will allow churches to operate in the Kingdom. The Egypt Independent reports ...

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Pence’s surprising admission: Trump opening meetings in prayer

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In an interview Friday with a Christian cable network, Vice President Pence made a startling revelation. The president is the one who encourages each meeting begin with prayer. Pence, who has previously ...

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The Bible and our cussing culture

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Think for a moment about the words you’ve spoken in the last hour, the last day, the last week. Have the words of your mouth (those you’ve spoken out loud, those you’ve ...

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“There is revival in the LGBT community,” says Pulse nightclub survivor who accepted Christ

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Luis Ruiz heard the gunshots, smelled the gun powder, and felt sheer terror as a muslim gunman brutally mowed down 49 people inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL in June ...

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