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Colorado linebacker finds balance between football and faith

Davion Taylor might have been great at football during high school, if he had actually played in games, rather than just practiced with the team. The extent of the linebacker’s talent, however, is ...

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Can art prepare you for suffering?

The problem of evil has long been a challenge to Christians. How could an all-loving, all-powerful God allow pain and suffering in his good creation? The question never remains theoretical, of course. ...

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For Steven Curtis Chapman, it’s personal

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Most of our memories are connected in one way or another to music. Remember when you took your car out for your first solo ride, the radio blaring? Slow danced with someone ...

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ABC News’ Dan Abrams to launch streaming sermon network

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Dan Abrams, founder of Mediate and ABC News’ chief legal correspondent, is launching a new streaming network called Ambo TV.  he servce will stream live Christian sermons. The outlet’s name, according to a ...

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Should Christians celebrate Halloween?

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Should Christians celebrate Halloween? Opinions differ between Christian leaders, lay people and church members. According to a poll taken on Facebook by  CBN News, 87% of believers feel that Christians should not celebrate ...

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Lynda Randle: Finding a new voice

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Lynda Randle’s heart smiles as wide as her mouth when she remembers the kitchen table. That’s where her parents gathered all six siblings as they dug into the Word, usually the Psalms ...

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Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

In recent years, the percentage of U.S. adults who say they regularly attend religious services has been declining, while the share of Americans who attend only a few times a year, seldom ...

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Faith does affect words we choose on social media

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Are you more likely to use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or do you use emotional and cognitive words like “angry” and “thinking?” The type of words ...

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Was Jesus a carpenter or stone mason?

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In popular accounts of the life of Jesus, he is often portrayed as a carpenter. But is it true? Throughout most English translations of the Gospels, the Son of God is referred ...

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Christians are the swing voters on Nov. 6

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Both the right and the left are desperately trying to mobilize their bases and appeal to key swing voting blocks. But there’s a reality few in politics have fully recognized and accepted: ...

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Anne Graham Lotz says cancer has spread

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Anne Graham Lotz had opened up about complications with her breast cancer that she admits are not what she “prayed for,” and talked about the hardest thing she faces in the fight. ...

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“Go to bed tired,” pastor tells men

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Matt Chandler is challenging men all across the country to start going to bed tired. In a recent sermon, the popular pastor explained why men should go to bed feeling drained and ...

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Netflix to create new Chronicles of Narnia series

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Netlifx announced on Wednesday plans to create new series and film projects based on C.S. Lewis’ beloved book series, The Chronicles of Narnia, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The late author’s most ...

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Devout Christian NFL QB Philip Rivers stuns interviewer when discussing children

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers stunned sports talk host Dan Patrick when discussing his large family in an interview. Rivers, who’s been outspoken about his Christian faith as a practicing Catholic, ...

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Chinese communists rewriting Bible and hymns

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WASHINGTON — The Chinese government is supervising a five-year plan to make Christianity more compatible with socialism in which they are rewriting the Bible, a prominent religious freedom activist has told Congress. The ...

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Conference will address families and the end times

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Many would agree that society is spinning out of control. How does that affect families, communities and the church? Some are asking if families have the tools needed to respond to challenging ...

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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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5 family-friendly shows for October

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This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Here’s our October picks. Darren Turner is a husband, father and seminary graduate who feels ...

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‘Hymn Festival’ to celebrate their comeback in churches

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Hymns are back, baby! Or so that is what church experts say recent trends show. After years of being banished from more contemporary church worship services, the tried and true hymn, that ...

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Megachurch ditches 10 Commandments?

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“Kids, don’t follow the 10 Commandments.” It’s not a church teaching you would ever hear – until now. Andy Stanley, a megachurch pastor in Georgia, is under fire once again for downplaying ...

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Franklin Graham slams WSJ for fictionalizing Hell

Rev. Franklin Graham reproved a recently published column in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for portraying Hell as a fictional, manmade concept – and warned skeptics about believing the columnist’s misleading assertion. WSJ columnist ...

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Oklahoma pro-abortion billboards are turning heads, and here’s the approach they’re using

A pro-abortion group has placed head-turning billboards along busy interstates in Oklahoma City, according to published reports. Emma Newberry-Davis, a spokesperson for Reproductive Justice, said the billboards went up Monday and will ...

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Top 5 uncommon phone apps every Christian needs

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Are you looking for the best Christian apps for your smartphone or tablet? If yes, then you came to the right place. I personally use different applications that help me with my ...

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‘Great Awakening’ coming, say music artists

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Bethel Music, the contemporary Christian music group based in Redding, Calif., is known for its spontaneous worship style and countless online worship videos streaming all over the world. “I think God’s going ...

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Josh McDowell to lead ‘The God Who Is’ conference

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Few Christians would deny that at some point in their life, they felt under attack for their faith. Many don’t have the tools necessary to counter those attacks, and therefore they shy ...

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