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Missions leader Floyd McClung will be remembered at local service Saturday

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Floyd McClung, an author and international missions leader, will be remembered at a local service this Saturday. It will be held at 10 a.m. at Shoal Creek Community Church in Pleasant Valley, ...

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Global missions leader and former local pastor Floyd McClung dies

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Floyd McClung, who was a global missions leader, author and speaker, died on Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa, after an extended illness. He was the pastor of Metro Christian Fellowship in ...

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Was Rush Limbaugh saved? Friend and wife share his faith journey

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Rush Limbaugh’s faith was increasingly important to him in the years leading up to his death last week, according to a friend and his wife. Interest has grown surrounding Limbaugh, who mostly ...

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Rush Limbaugh has died of cancer at the age of 70

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Rush Limbaugh has passed away. The announcement was made in a personal statement by his wife, Kathryn, who opened Wednesday’s show for the iconic broadcaster.  After her comments, the program played America ...

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Christian artist Carman dies after complications from surgery

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Christian music pioneer Carman Licciardello has died from complications due to surgery.  The singer, who was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, had battled cancer twice in recent years. His ...

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Bo Snerdley seeks urgent prayers for boss Rush Limbaugh

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Bo Snerdley, the longtime producer of The Rush Limbaugh radio show, on Wednesday asked for prayers as the host battles terminal lung cancer. The comments are generating speculation that the nation’s most popular ...

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‘God is my strength’: The faith of Hank Aaron

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Although the accolades continue for slugger Hank Aaron, who died Jan. 22, few mention his strong faith. Aaron reflected on his career years later, sharing how his faith carried him through the ...

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Popular Christian radio host Dawson McAllister dies

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Dawson McAllister, whose call-in program for teens and young adults, “Dawson McAllister Live!” was one of the most popular longtime radio programs on Christian radio and Top 40 secular radio, died last week. ...

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Late actor Chadwick Boseman frequently shared his Christian faith

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, perhaps best known for playing the title role of “Black Panther,” recently died at age 43 after a battle with colon cancer. From the impression he left on a ...

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Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain dead

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Popular Republican candidate and business owner Herman Cain died Thursday after being hospitalized for Covid-19. Cain, 74, was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on July 1. His death was announced on his website and ...

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J.I. Packer, author of ‘Knowing God,’ remembered after his death

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Around the world people the book “Knowing God” as one of the bestselling theological books ever written. Its prolific author, J.I. Packer, died last week at age 93. Packer, a lifelong Anglican, wrote ...

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‘He loved the Lord’ and his country, say tributes for singer Charlie Daniels

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Tributes continue to pour in days after a memorial for singer Charlie Daniels. A funeral service held at World Outreach Church in Tennessee drew hundreds  of friends and family, including legends in ...

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Vera Lynn, ‘We’ll Meet Again’ World War II sweetheart singer, dies at 103

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Vera Lynn, one of the world’s most famous singers during World War II, has died at the age of 103. Her rendition of We’ll Meet Again became an anthem for hope during ...

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Memorial for Ravi Zacharias will be livestreamed Friday morning

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Tributes continue to pour in for evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died on May 19 at age 74 after a brief battle with cancer. His life and legacy will be celebrated ...

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Ravi Zacharias dies overnight after losing battle with cancer

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Christian apologist and Bible teacher Ravi Zacharias, 74, passed away at his home in Atlanta in the early hours of May 19.  Zacharias lost his battle with a rare form of cancer ...

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Little Richard and his surprising faith story

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Rock ’n’ roll icon Little Richard, who died this weekend at age 87, has been heralded by the entertainment industry as a trailblazer whose performances influenced Elvis, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, ...

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Former Kansas City Chiefs Pellom McDaniels dead at 52

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Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Pellom McDaniels III  has died, the NFL Alumni organization announced Sunday. He was 52. “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing ...

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Actor Tom Selleck looks back at God’s hand on his life and career

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Tom Selleck was one of the most recognizable celebrities of the 1970s when he starred on television as “Magnum P.I.” He now recognizes that God was with him all along the way. ...

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Wife of Pastor Tony Evans dies of cancer: ‘First sunrise from Heaven’

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Respected pastor and evangelist Tony Evans has shared that his wife Lois passed away on the morning of Dec. 30 after battling a rare form of cancer. Evans, the senior pastor at ...

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Washington Post mocked for laughable Baghdadi obituary

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The Washington Post was roundly condemned Sunday for the initial headline on an obituary for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi that called the leader of the Islamic State an “austere religious scholar.” “There are ...

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News Briefs: Disney star supports Communists, Rice cooker suspect nabbed, Media changes strategy on Trump

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Here’s today’s news briefs: Man placing rice cooker around New York apprehended A West Virginia man caught on security footage placing rice cookers around New York City, sparking fears during rush hour Aug. 16, ...

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Rabbi from famous TV commercials supporting Holocaust survivors dies

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Christians and Jews have lost a good friend and partner who worked tirelesly to support Holocaust survivors in Israel and Russia. Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, who readers may recognize from late-night TV commercials ...

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President George H. W. Bush dead at age 94

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Former President George H.W. Bush died late Friday night at his Houston home. Former presidents and other major public figures are mourning his passing. His death comes less than a year after Barbara Bush ...

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Barbara Bush not dead, CBS pulls obituary

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush has joined a long list of famous people who lived to read their own obituary. CBS News erroneously published Bush’s obituary Sunday afternoon after her family announced ...

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