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“Duck Dynasty” star warns about dangers of cancel culture

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Phil Robertson, the star of “Duck Dynasty,” understands the dangers of cancel culture from his own experience. Robertson, who released his new book, “Uncanceled: Finding Meaning and Peace in a Culture of Accusations, ...

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The church community in Ukraine is praying in face of Invasion

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As Russian troops launch a mass invasion of Europe’s largest Democracy, the Ukrainian Church is praying even as bombs are heard in the distance. Andrew Kelly watched as a boy, no older ...

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INTERVIEW: The ‘silent genocide’ against Christians in Nigeria

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“A silent genocide is going on against Christian communities in Southern Kaduna.” That’s the assessment Jonathan Asake, President of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union in Nigeria. For seven years, Christian communities in the ...

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Broadcaster hopes Protestant, Orthodox Christians will unite in Ukraine

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Orthodox and evangelical Christians share concern about the rising tensions in Ukraine. Daniel Johnson, who runs a Christian radio broadcasting organization in Eastern Europe, elaborated on the situation on the ground and ...

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Abandoned by the U.S., Ukrainian Christians turn to prayer

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President Joe Biden on Tuesday used the word “invasion” concerning Russian troops that had entered Ukraine. Now, as the U.S. fails to abide by a 1994 treaty to help them defend their ...

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Late political commentator Bob Beckel was man of faith

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Bob Beckel, the liberal political commentator who died Monday, was a frequent sparring partner of Sean Hannity and other opinion personalities on cable networks. He also took his faith seriously. “What people ...

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Jordan Peterson learns this at the Museum of the Bible

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Influential psychologist Jordan Peterson continues to explore God and his word. “If categories just dissolve, especially fundamental ones, the culture is dissolving, because the culture is a structure of category,” he said.” ...

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Push to make Sunday a sabbath day of rest gains support

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It’s not just nostalgia. Many pandemic-weary souls want to make Sunday a day of rest again. In a hit song two decades ago, country music group Rascal Flatts offered banjo-tinged commentary on ...

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This Muslim NBA player is holding sports industry accountable over China

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“I will bring the team toughness, post moves, rebounding, everything. I will try to do everything to make it to the playoffs,” a young Enes Kanter Freedom stated after becoming the third ...

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Valentine’s Day brings back that lovin’ feeling

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February is known for cold weather, presidents’ birthdays and Cupid’s delight.  As Valentine’s Day approaches, hearts flutter, lovers sigh and Charlie Brown hopes that little red-haired girl will like the card he’s ...

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Rams and Bengals coaches, players: two stories of faith

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While the LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday night’s Super Bowl, some players and coaches kept a faith over football perspective leading up to the game. Cincinnati Head Coach Zach ...

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“Not a religious person,” says Jerry Falwell Jr. in Vanity Fair interview

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Jerry Falwell Jr., the former president of Liberty University, recently talked about his fall from grace in “Vanity Fair” magazine. He said he is not a “religious person.” People think that “because ...

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Good Bible engagement makes good neighbors

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People who are rooted in Scripture tend to make better neighbors. That’s the assessment of a study released by the American Bible Society. The State of the Bible USA 2021 report “Good ...

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Is the R-rated, faith-friendly movie ‘Shut-In’ an alternative to Hollywood?

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In a push to create an alternative to Hollywood, the conservative news outlet The Daily Wire premiered “Shut-In” on YouTube Feb. 10. “Shut In” is a solid home invasion horror film that ...

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Ugandan clergy are divorcing wives for younger church members

KAMPALA, Uganda— Aloysius Bugingo, a senior pastor at House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala, left his wife of 29 years in December and married a younger woman under the customary law. He ...

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7 encouraging trends in Christianity for 2022

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The news for persecuted Christians looks grim this year with an increase in persecution expected. But there are encouraging trends that bode well for the church. As we go about our daily ...

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Midwest Christian College Expo is Feb. 26 in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will visit Kansas City Feb. 26 for the two-state region’s largest private college fair. The 24th annual Christian College Expo will feature over 50 Christian colleges ...

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Tim Keller tweets support for Stephen Colbert and his talk of faith

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Although late-night host Stephen Colbert is not known as a fan of Christianity, he did talk about his faith recently on “The Late Show.”  “Does your faith and your comedy ever overlap? ...

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Number of atheists worldwide not keeping pace with religious growth

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The number of religious people worldwide is increasing faster than the number of atheists, new research found. Lifeway Research has identified “7 Encouraging Trends of Global Christianity in 2022” based on data collected by ...

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Trust issues. Responding to our cultural authority crisis

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In his book The Last Word, atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel, talked about an authority crisis – a “the fear of religion”: “… I don’t mean to refer to the entirely reasonable hostility toward certain ...

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In ‘The Stranger in a Lifeboat,’ Mitch Albom asks what it takes to believe

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REVIEW:  “The Stranger in a Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom.  What would you do if you encountered God, seemingly the same as any other person, and He offered to save your life as ...

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Today In Christian History: Chaplains, death, and heroism on the high seas

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February 3, 1943: Four Chaplains Set a High Standard of Heroism Captain Hans J. Danielsen of the Dorchester was uneasy. The coast guard had warned him that a U-boat was prowling the ...

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Faith drives Bengals kicker who will now be in Super Bowl

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Evan McPherson, the rookie kicker for the Cincinnati Bengals, may not be popular in Kansas City, but Christians can’t help pulling for him. McPherson, an outspoken Christian, wore a black shirt with ...

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Ministry turns to social media to reach younger generations for Christ

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Popular social media channels were used to lead nearly 200,000 young people to Christ last year by Groundwire, which ministers to Millennials and Generation Z youth. “We’re not going after the atheists,” ...

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Ukrainian Christians call for peace, prayer, but prepare for Russian invasion

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A Church of Christ in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro is readying itself to house refugees if neighboring Russian forces invade. “We’ve already told some congregations that we can be a ...

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