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Boston Reparations Commission demands White churches pay

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The Boston Task Force on Reparations is demanding “White churches” to compensate Black Bostonians for transatlantic slave trade-related racial injustices, the Boston Globe reports. A 2022 Boston City Council legislation established the ...

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Missouri National Guard to secure border in Texas

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Members of the Missouri National Guard will be deployed to Texas to help with the crises on the southern border. Gov. Mike Parson visited the U.S.-Mexico border over the weekend., where he ...

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New database tracks violent religious persecution worldwide

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Global Christian Relief, a U.S. group that monitors persecution of Christians, has launched the Violent Incidents Database to track worldwide religious persecution. The database, which is accessible to the public, catalogs more ...

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American-Israeli grandmother held hostage declared dead

A 70-year-old American teacher and grandmother who was shot by Hamas terrorists when out for a walk with her husband at their kibbutz on the morning of Oct. 7 has been declared ...

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Global Christian Relief: Chinese church not in decline

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Contrary to a recent report, the number of Christians in China is not declining, despite a government crackdown, the leader of Global Christian Relief said. “A recent Pew Research Report measuring religion ...

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United Methodist congregations leaving denomination tops 7,000

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More than 7,000 congregations now have left the United Methodist Church because of the denomination’s positions on sexuality issues. More than 2,000 have left this year alone. This total includes 366 churches ...

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Massive DC rally for Israel unites Republicans, Democrats

Leaders across the political spectrum joined in support of Israel during a Tuesday rally in Washington, D.C. Marc Thiessen, a former chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and Philippe Reines, a ...

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Ukrainian Jews who follow Jesus serving in Israel

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Many Russian-speaking Jews who fled the fighting in Ukraine now find themselves in another warzone. What makes the situation even more unique is they follow Yeshua – Jesus– as their messiah and ...

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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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India officially targeting Christian believers, ministries

According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, conditions for Christians and Christian ministries in India have worsened over the last several years. It recommends the United States designate India ...

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Print Bibles remain popular despite rapid growth of YouVersion app

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The popularity of the YouVersion Bible app continues to soar 15 years after its launch. It has been downloaded on more than 575 million unique devices in nearly 2,000 languages, and people ...

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Most unmarried parents split before child reaches 14

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Parents who live together outside of marriage will likely split up before their child becomes a teenager, a study reveals. According to a report published by the Marriage Foundation this week, by ...

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Business bankruptcies highest in 13 years

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Corporate bankruptcies in the United States this spring, based on the latest reports, with the first five months of 2023 seeing the highest number of filings since 2010. Filings from Serta Bedding ...

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Including faith element has helped Karen Kingsbury sell more than 25 million books

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Many modern novels come up short by ignoring the faith of their characters, bestselling author Karen Kingsbury said. “A story well told has the physical, intellectual, emotional and the spiritual content,” she ...

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18 Christian colleges closed since start of Covid-19

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Eighteen Christian colleges have closed permanently or have been forced to merge since the start of the pandemic, a recent report from Higher Ed Dive found. Schools shuttering their doors include Baptist, ...

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Pastors step up to encourage adoptions after decline

More pastors are encouraging members to adopt and provide foster care at a time when adoptions have declined in the U.S. A Lifeway Research study found more than 2 in 5 U.S. protestant ...

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NFL Draft in Kansas City kicks off on Thursday

The long-awaited NFL Draft in Kansas City will begin on Thursday evening and continue through Saturday Over the last decade, the draft has evolved from a low-key affair to what is called the ...

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U.S. antisemitic incidents rose more than one-third last year, ADL audit finds

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The number of recorded antisemitic incidents in the United States increased by 36 percent last, reaching the highest level since tracking began in 1979. It also follows an uptick in attacks on ...

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Americans identifying  as LGBT doubled in past 10 years

Twice as many Americans now identify as LGBT than a decade ago, a new Gallup poll found. The share of Americans who identify as LGBT reached a record 7.2 percent in 2022 ...

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Kansas City will enjoy rare white Christmas this week

With snow on the ground and Arctic temperatures sweeping south, Kansas City will enjoy a white Christmas this week. It is fairly unusual because Kansas City has only had a white Christmas ...

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Russian ballistic missiles hit Poland, killing two

Two people died Tuesday afternoon after a Russian ballistic missile struck Przewodów, Poland, killing two workers at a facility. The Polish town is near the border with Ukraine. The attack, whether accidental ...

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Tourism business is booming in Holy Land after pandemic

After being restricted by the pandemic, Israeli tourism is back in business. Christians from around the world are flocking back to the Holy Land. In fact, metrovoicenews.com publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman ...

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Kansas, Missouri at opposite ends of yearly apple consumption

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Missouri and Kansas are polar opposites when it comes to their love of the apple. The tasty fruit, a sure sign of fall, is a favorite of Missourians who visit many of ...

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Hurricane Ian sets sights on S. Carolina after devastating Florida coast

Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall on South Carolina’s coast Friday after the megastorm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and left people trapped in their homes. National Guard troops are being positioned in ...

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Estonia blocks Jews escaping Russia

Jews are reporting they’re being blocked from escaping Russia even though they hold Israeli passports. Hebrew news media has interviewed numerous men and families who, while holding dual citizenship in Russia and ...

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