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Has the boyhood home of Jesus been confirmed?

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The Biblical Archaeology Society is updating information released in 2020. Scholars and archaeologists have known about the excavation site under the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth since 1887. It wasn’t until ...

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Decline in church attendance tied to lack of healthy marriages, fathers in home

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The decline in healthy marriages and the role of fathers is leading directly to fewer people in church, according to a new survey by Communio, a nonprofit organization. The survey found that ...

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“I confessed my hypocrisy” admits Max Lucado about alcohol

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Pastor and author Max Lucado admits he once turned to alcohol to help him deal with the stress of ministry. “The staff needed me. The pulpit required me. The publisher was counting ...

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“The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection” to begin filming in January

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The long-awaited sequent to “The Passion of the Christ” will begin filming in January 2024, according to a veteran Hollywood reporter. Jordan Ruimy of the popular entertainment website World of Reel recently reported ...

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FINISH 2030: Fulling the Great Commission

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FINISH 2030, a campaign from the Global Church Network, has an ambitious mission to fulfill the Great Commission by the church’s 2,000th birthday in 2020. “A vision becomes a goal when it ...

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I promised these Korean women I would share their plea

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As my wife Anita and I were taking photos outside the White House on Monday, we noticed several Korean women among the protesters.  Our eyes met and we exchanged pleasant smiles but ...

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Navigating the complexities of parenting an adult child

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I have heard many parents say that transitioning to being the parent of an adult is the hardest parenting transition of all. It’s a stage that often catches parents off guard, leaving ...

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Revival on Auburn campus leads to spontaneous lake baptisms

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The revival that started at Asbury University last year and spread to other campuses has now reached Auburn University in Alabama. Thousands of students recently packed the school’s Neville Arena for worship ...

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Nikki Haley calls for return to faith during Iowa event

Presidential candidate Nikki Haley had a simple solution for the nation’s problems during a faith and family event in Iowa last weekend. “We’ve lost that faith in God, faith in the American ...

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NFL star Benjamin Watson now helping lead fight for unborn

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Benjamin Watson was a star tight end in the NFL, but he believes his current position is far more important. Watson is on a mission to save the unborn, working with a prominent ...

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Christian Satellite, social media bring hope to Morocco after earthquake

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Humanitarian organizations from around the world are sending support to Morocco in the aftermath of the earthquake that killed more than 2,900 people. Survivors also are turning to social media and satellite ...

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Steps leading to biblical Pool of Siloam excavated

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When Anita and I host tours to Israel, one of our favorite sites to take guests is the Pool of Siloam. Here is a location we can definitively say, “Jesus walked here.” ...

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Getty’s Sing! event draws 8,500 to Nashville, 85,000 worldwide

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Last week, more than 8,500 individuals from 35 different countries and all over the United States gathered in Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2023 Getty Sing! Music worship conference. Another 80,000 attendees from ...

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Spiritually conscious rapper HerEx takes on Kendrick Lamar

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When people think of the most influential rappers of all time, Kendrick Lamar is definitely on the list. The hip-hop artist made history in 2018 by winning a Pulitzer Prize in songwriting ...

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Research and the Bible agree: Generosity is good for you

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Generosity, a fundamental virtue of all cultures, finds profound expression in the Bible as benefitting the giver and receiver. New research supports those beliefs. In addition to offering moral instruction, scriptures highlight ...

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Psychiatrist says church is cure for loneliness epidemic

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Americans, even many Christians, are experiencing an epidemic of loneliness. The U.S. Surgeon General calls loneliness a public health threat on par with smoking or obesity. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said ...

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Ministering to Maui children with book, ‘Do You Wonder Why?’

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In the wake of the devastating fire that swept through Lahaina, Maui, on August 8, leaving unimaginable destruction and heartache, Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) has extended its compassionate hand to the resilient ...

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Faith-based film about sex trafficking being filmed in Missouri

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“Sound of Freedom,” a movie exposing the dark secrets of sex trafficking, was one of the most successful box office releases of the summer. Now, filmmakers in Southeast Missouri are tackling the ...

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Historic fact of resurrection proves Christianity is true, Ravens coach says

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John Harbaugh, who won a Super Bowl as coach of the Baltimore Ravens, studies God’s playbook as closely as a game plan. He is convinced of the historical evidence for Christ’s resurrection. ...

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The Great Commission: Leaders to gather for FINISH Europe Summit

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How can the global Church apply the collective time, energy and resources to finish the Great Commission?  A plan could be developed by 400 Christian leaders representing 39 European countries meeting for ...

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Rock star Alice Cooper canceled after comments about transgender movement

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A cosmetics company dropped its brand partnership with rock music legend Alice Cooper because of his critical comments about the transgender movement. Cooper, an outspoken Christan, signed the deal with Vampyre Cosmetics ...

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The death of church and pub

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The nature of community is changing. The old village has gone. One can lament the passing of parish church and village pub, but the type of community that birthed them has gone ...

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Lest We Forget: A Christian Response To Dementia

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Liturgies Against Dementia: Inside Margaret Sayers’ ‘Lest We Forget: A Christian Response To Dementia’. Philosopher James K.A. Smith defines liturgy as a physical or embodied practice that infuses noncognitive dispositions and skills ...

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Families at local Lutheran church harvest grapes for communion wine

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While other area churches may have been celebrating communion on Sunday morning, members of Hosanna! Lutheran Church in Liberty were preparing for future communion services. Families joined together to harvest grapes that ...

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They lost all, but Maui ministries still serving

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The Salvation Army lost its Lahaina Lighthouse Corps complex to the fires on the Hawaiian island of Maui, including the administrative building, church, thrift store, and residential quarters for its staff. All ...

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