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Palestinian leader: Jesus was a suicide bomber to be imitated

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The Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority has said Jesus was a suicide bomber who shows young Arabs how to practice “martyrdom-death.” The startling comments came during a Christmas dinner last week. ...

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Billy Graham book ‘Til Armageddon’ being rereleased

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Although Billy Graham died before the tumultuous year of 2020, his words about suffering and armageddon are as timely as ever. He examined the topic of suffering in his 1981 (see below) ...

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Pastor once held in Turkish prison tells U.S. Christians to prepare for persecution

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Christians in the United States can expect persecution to come in the near future, says Pastor Andrew Brunson who was unjustly locked up in a Turkish prison for two years Brunson, 52, ...

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The miraculous connection of Hanukkah to Christmas

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I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, but ...

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Archaeologists may have found Nazareth childhood home of Jesus

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The remains of the first-century home of Jesus, Mary and Joseph may have been found, a British archaeologist says. Ken Dark, a professor of archaeology and history at the University of Reading, ...

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How to have hope for a difficult Christmas season

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Christmas carols fill the air; smiles and laughter are everywhere. A drive through town reveals glistening windows boasting of tasty holiday treats and shiny red ribbon. Twinkling lights dance in unexpected places ...

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6 ways to make Christmas more meaningful at home

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It was breathtaking . . . simple, yet incredibly elegant. After a quick stop at the dollar store for Christmas supplies, I hurried home to recreate the festive showpiece that had caught ...

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Ben Roethlisberger seeks to live like Christ as Steelers lead NFL

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The 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers have done something that no other team in the history of the storied franchise has ever managed to accomplish: begin a season 8-0. Led by head coach Mike Tomlin and ...

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Inspiration led to Ears to Hear Collection

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“Ears to Hear.” That’s the inspiration that Jerry Hudgins received about two years ago. He didn’t act on it right away, though. “The timing was not right,” he said. So he waited. Now, ...

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Fueled by mercy, kindness wins

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If Jesus hadn’t gotten a hold of me almost 20 years ago, there might have been a fight yesterday. But, since he and his mercy never gave up on me, kindness won. ...

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Christian music icon John Michael Talbot says keep your eyes on Jesus during the storm

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Acclaimed musician John Michael Talbot has advice for Christians as they process the results of the recent elections. “Don’t be overly exhilarated if your candidate wins, and don’t be overly depressed if ...

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Blind woman wins right to share Gospel after being banned from park

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A blind woman has won the right to share the Gospel in a public park. Gail Blair, 63, was banned from a public park in Westerly, Rhode Island this past summer. The ...

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How should pastors be involved with elections and voting?

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Pastor and church leader, do you anticipate encouraging your congregation in voting in the general election on November 3rd?  I hope every pastor and church leader will help make the Christian vote ...

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Rush Limbaugh talks about Jesus and cancer ‘death sentence’

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Talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh gave listeners an update on his cancer Monday saying he was under a “death sentence” but also talked about his personal faith in Jesus Christ. Limbaugh explained ...

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Pakistan court acquits Christian man after 6 years

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A court in Pakistan acquitted a Christian man this week who had been sentenced to death after being charged with blasphemy more than six years ago.  The New Indian Express reports Sawan ...

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Ben Roethlisberger thanks ‘Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’ after first game back from injury

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is off to the best start of his 17-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. After injuring his elbow in Week 2 last year and missing the rest ...

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Ocasio-Cortez lectures Republicans on Jesus

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The religious war of words is heating up during the confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett. On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said many Republican members of Congress would attack Jesus if ...

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Pompeo warns Christians forced to replace Jesus with pictures of Mao

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Christians in China are now being forced to replace paintings of Jesus in their homes with pictures of infamous Chairman Mao. The revelation came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is ...

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Can baptism forgive your sins?

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Can baptism forgive your sins?  I walked in the hospital room and Terry was lying on her bed.  Her physical condition was deteriorating, and she was not ready to face her Creator.  I got ...

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One in five evangelicals believe gender identity is a choice

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Evangelicals who believe in biblical teaching about gender may have their work cut out for them. A recent survey from Ligonier Ministries shows that 22 percent of U.S. evangelical Christians agree with ...

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Online Christian pilgrimage: How a virtual tour to Lourdes follows a tradition of innovation

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Around the world, Christians are learning to engage their faith in new ways. Catholics and protestants, navigating new restraints on religious gatherings are still finding opportunities to make a pilgrimage that reflects ...

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‘I pointed him to Jesus’: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson on meeting Trump

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“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson has revealed in a podcast interview the fascinating moment he shared the gospel with President Donald Trump.In the interview, Robertson says that he is confident the commander-in-chief ...

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Does obedience to God matter?

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Does obedience to God matter? Often I engage with people in conversations about God and the Bible.  Many times I do not know where they stand with God until we begin talking.  ...

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Half of American adults believe Jesus was only a great teacher

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Fifty-two percent of American adults believe that Jesus was a great teacher and nothing more. Ligonier Ministries’ biennial State of Theology survey provides key findings on what Americans think about God, truth, ...

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Majority of Americans – including Christians – believe they can earn salvation

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Nearly half of all Americans believe they can earn their way to heaven through good works, a recent survey found. Only one-third of adults disagree, according to findings from the Cultural Research ...

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