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Here’s some good news: God still cares

It’s easy to focus on what is wrong right now. Yet, God is not sitting on the sidelines. He is at work, as He always is, showing mercy and granting help. So, ...

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L.A. Chargers’ Hunter Henry, wife Parker get baptized in Jordan River

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Following a season in which he posted career highs in catches (55) and receiving yards (652), Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry recently embarked on a trip to Israel. He then ...

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Saints QB Drew Brees to return in 2020 as he seeks to love God and others

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The NFL’s all-time leader for passing touchdowns and yards (and many other records) will make “another run at it.” New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared an Instagram post recently announcing he ...

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How to turn Lent into a joyful season

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Instead of gloomy and repulsive, Lent can be transformed into a season of joy. What is your view of Lent? Do you think of it as a long, torturous season, full of ...

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Former boxing champion Evander Holyfield passionate about sharing his faith

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Former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield used to let his fists do the talking. Now he is eager to tell people about his Christian faith. “Because, without Jesus, I wouldn’t be who ...

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Lent and the spiritual benefits of nature walks

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What do nature walks have to do with Lent? Each year during Lent we try to imitate Jesus’ time of fasting and prayer by making various sacrifices, denying ourselves our favorite foods ...

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How can you follow Jesus and support Donald Trump?

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Like many, I’m perplexed by the divide in the Christian community over President Trump — but I’m not surprised. The media is fueling lies, and the world is listening. This was demonstrated ...

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At huge Christian rally, Brazilian president declares faith in Jesus

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed his faith in Jesus while attending The Send, a huge Christian worship event held in Brazil last weekend. Bolsonaro was not formally invited to the event ...

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When time runs out; Kobe Bryant 1978-2020

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Sunday, Jan. 26, players from the Toronto Raptors and San Antonio Spurs allowed their first 24-seconds of possession at the start of their game to run out in honor of No. 24, ...

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The offer of a new life to begin a new year

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The new year is an opportunity for a new start.  I once heard about a leader that regularly took a block of time in December to engage in planning and goal setting ...

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New documentary ‘Unseen Realm’ reveals fresh look at supernatural world

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“The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible,” a new original documentary film from Faithlife TV productions, reveals the strange and enigmatic realm of the supernatural described within the pages ...

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins credits faith for overcoming criticism in upset win over Saints

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins made two great passes on Sunday to knock the New Orleans Saints out of the playoffs, and perhaps threw a monkey off his back at the same time. ...

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Mark Burnett and Roma Downey series ‘Messiah’ causes controversy

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A government agency in Jordan wants to prevent a new series from being shown in that country. “Messiah,” which is produced by Hollywood Christian couple Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, has content “that ...

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Former atheist says trees point to God

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A popular author says there’s much more than what your eye sees when you look at a tree. And it points to God. Trees have a deep spiritual significance and help explain ...

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Hobby Lobby continues to share gospel through newspaper ads linked to website

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Although daily newspaper readership is dwindling, Hobby Lobby continues to share the gospel effectively through print and online media. The retailer’s full-page Christmas message is appearing this week in newspapers across the ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s annual Christmas messages reveal importance of faith in her life

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Although Great Britain has become more secular in recent years, Queen Elizabeth has become more explicitly Christian in her messages. This is most notably addressed in her annual Christmas broadcast message, a ...

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Pete Buttigieg rewrites Christmas story: Jesus now a refugee

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Just weeks after attempting to woo black voters in a South Carolina church, Democrat primary candidate Pete Buttigieg is drawing scorn from Christians and others for suggesting Jesus was a refugee. “Today ...

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Trump calls on Americans to ‘exemplify the teachings of Christ’

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President Trump called on Americans to come together, pointing to the example of Jesus Christ in a message released by the White House on Christmas Day. The president said, “While the challenges ...

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Tofu for Christmas?!

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Thinking of the increased stress we can feel during the holiday due to the attacks on Christmas itself, in particular the push to wipe out the focus of Christ.  This movement to ...

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New book is about the ‘Characters of Christmas’

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With its sparkly lights, piles of gifts, and heartwarming sentiments, it’s easy to become caught up in the flurry of activity at Christmas, forgetting about Who is at the center of it ...

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What was so significant about the virgin birth?

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The centerpiece of the Christmas season is the birth of Jesus.  Popular Christmas songs, various figurine displays and holiday sermons all make it prominent.  But what is it about Jesus’ birth specifically, ...

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Church of Scientology in Kansas City offers Christmas display despite not believing in Jesus

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Although the Church of Scientology doesn’t believe in the deity of Jesus, it apparently believes in celebrating Christmas. It recently opened a Winter Wonderland display near its new headquarters at 18th St. and ...

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Netflix streams gay Jesus Christmas special, gets over 1 million protest signatures

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Christians of all denominations have joined to condemn a Netflix movie that depicts Jesus in a homosexual relationship and the Virgin Mary as an adulterous. The gay community even says the show ...

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Some good news about Bibles reaching Chinese Christians

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Every week there is disturbing and sad news coming from China. From the destruction of churches, imprisonment of Christians and suppression of Christian thought across all parts of that Chinese society, Christians ...

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Liberty University starts think tank to counter belief that Jesus was a socialist

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Liberal presidential candidates increasingly are using scripture to justify their socialist policies. Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, and Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, have started a new think ...

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