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National Geographic film “The Mission” tells story of murdered missionary

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“The Mission,” a new documentary film from National Geographic, shares the story of John Chau, a 26-year-old missionary who was killed by the Sentinelese tribe after he traveled to North Sentinel Island, ...

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House speaker’s belief in original sin triggers outrage in media

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Political progressives apparently consider it a sin for Christians to believe in the biblical teaching of original sin. A decade-old quote in which Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson stated his belief in ...

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Kirk Cameron shares message of love in new children’s book

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At a time of rising hate, actor and author Kirk Cameron is sharing a message of love with young readers. “The Fox, the Fair and the Invention Scare,” released this week by ...

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The Beauty of Adult Adoption

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Fourteen years ago, one day before Thanksgiving Day, I became Bill Dillon’s daughter with the banging of a gavel. As my dad smiled and gave his eighteen-year-old daughter a side hug, a ...

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“Gotta Serve Somebody”: Bob Dylan’s spiritual journey continues to unfold

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Bob Dylan rocked the music world in 1979 when he released the iconic album “Slow Train Coming.” The singer who was the voice of his generation was writing about overt Christian themes, ...

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RJ Thesman: Helping Caregivers Through the Holiday Season

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When a disastrous fire thrust RJ Thesman’s father into trauma-induced dementia, she and her family began to learn firsthand about what’s involved in caregiving. While RJ’s mother, a nurse, was sure she ...

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Survey reveals stunning fact about Bible reading

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Only 9 percent of Americans read their Bibles daily, one-fourth open the scriptures once a week and 38 percent never use them, an American Bible Society survey found. That same study found ...

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New House Speaker Mike Johnson responds to media attacks on his faith

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Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., the newly elected speaker of the House, has responded to critics of his Christian faith. He said attacks by MSNBC host Jen Psaki, HBO host Bill Maher and ...

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“Max Lucado’s Because of Bethlehem” coming to theaters in early December

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Although it is still early November, the calendar of family Christmas activities already is beginning to fill up. Bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado will share the Christmas story in  “Max Lucado’s ...

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Churchgoers and leaders find value in ministries serving women

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Ministry leaders and women churchgoers believe ministry to women is working in their congregations, but both feel there’s room for improvement. Lifeway Research surveyed 1,001 evangelical and Black Protestant female churchgoers in the ...

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Things to remember when your friend (or you) is suffering

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Every few years I return to the biblical Book of Job, the best guidebook I know for dealing with suffering and loss. It’s an ancient work with timeless applications. I’m not sure ...

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Carlton Pearson, Pentecostal pastor turned universalist, battling advanced cancer

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Carlton Pearson, who lost his megachurch in Tulsa after embracing a theology of universalism, is receiving “comfort care” because of advanced prostate cancer, his family announced. Pearson, who turned 70 in March, ...

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Former Biden press secretary: New House speaker dangerous for Christian beliefs

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As hate rises around the world toward Jews, a former White House official is directing bigoted comments about the Christian faith of the new House Speaker, calling him dangerous and “scary.” New ...

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IHOPKC community, others grapple with Bickle allegations

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The Christian community continues to react to explosive charges of sexual misconduct by Mike Bickle, founder of the International House of Prayer in Kansas City (IHOPKC). Both Christian (including Metro Voice) and ...

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David Berkowitz: “Son of Sam” becomes a son of God

Meet the transformed David Berkowitz in Dr. Michael Caparrelli’s new book, Monster Mirror. Is there any act too evil for God to forgive? Although we cannot grasp God’s mercy, we encounter a ...

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Former Hezbollah terrorist now stands with Israel after finding Jesus

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A strange thing happened to Hezbollah fighter Afshin Javid when he was on his way to the United States to attempt to convert Christians to Islam. Jesus appeared to him. “I had ...

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More than 70 homeless baptized after watching “The Blind” movie

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The new movie “The Blind,” which tells the story of the “Duck Dynasty” family, is changing lives as well as attracting viewers to the theater. A number of people have been baptized ...

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Former Hezbollah fighter now stands with Israel after dramatic encounter with God

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A strange thing happened to Hezbollah fighter Afshin Javid when he was on his way to the United States to attempt to convert Christians to Islam. “I had 30 illegal passports at ...

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Artist portrays the Jewishness of Jesus

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For many, the Jewishness of Jesus has been lost as Christianity recast his image to fit a gentile faith. This artist to portrays a more authentic identity through stirring images. As an ...

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Amy Grant says she “struggles” with several biblical teachings

Christian singer Amy Grant was criticized for allowing her lesbian niece marry another woman on the farm that she and husband Vince Gill own in Tennessee. She said she struggles with parts ...

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Tributes pour in for Loren Cunningham, founder of Youth With a Mission

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Loren Cunningham, the influential founder of Youth With a Mission (YWAM), died last week in Kona, Hawaii, at age 88. He also was the author of several books, including “Is That Really You, ...

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Adventurist Bear Grylls fulfills dream by getting baptized in Jordan River

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Bear Grylls, the popular author and survivalist, has long been outspoken about his faith. He recently shared that he had an opportunity to be baptized in the Jordan River. “It had always ...

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Nationwide Bring Your Bible to School Day is Thursday

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Hundreds of thousands of students across the nation are expected to participate in the annual Bring Your Bible to School Day on Thursday, Oct. 5. Participation in the event, sponsored by Focus ...

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Book excerpt: ‘Taken by Surprise’ delves into Asbury revival

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It was an ordinary chapel service on Feb. 8, 2023, in Hughes Auditorium at Asbury University. But what happened next was anything but ordinary, taking almost everyone by surprise. While most left ...

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Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers trusts God

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The Texas Longhorns, who pulled away from the Kansas Jayhawks for a 40 to 14 win on Saturday, have reasserted themselves as one of the best teams in college football. Much of ...

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