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Observation, engagement and personal conversations central to sharing the Gospel

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In 1966, while in the United States Air Force stationed in Misawa, Japan, I had the opportunity of climbing the famous Mt. Fuji.  It was a wonderful and memorable sightseeing experience.  In ...

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Parents, civil rights groups try to stop Aztec prayers in California public schools

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California civil rights groups and parents have asked a court to stop Aztec prayers in public classrooms. The prayers are part of an Education’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum that includes a section ...

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Jews around the world pause to celebrate Yom Kippur

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Jews around the world today are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is the celebration of the “Ten Days of Awe.” “These are heavy, heavy days of repentance and reflection and seeking God’s face ...

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Supreme Court stops execution of inmate denied pastor’s touch

The Supreme Court has halted the execution of a Texas death row inmate who had requested his pastor be allowed to lay hands on him in the execution chamber. The inmate, John ...

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Organizations urgently call Christians to pray for Afghanistan

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International Christian Concern and Gospel for Asia are among groups calling followers of Christ to urgently pray for Afghanistan and especially its underground Christians. The plea comes as almost 300,000 Afghan refugees ...

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Tim Tebow teams with Samaritan’s Purse to help Afghans

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Samaritan’s Purse has partnered with Tim Tebow to bring aid to Afghans fleeing the Taliban. The effort is ramping up as more than 300,000 people are said to be on the move ...

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Where is God in Afghanistan?

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What I Know About Afghanistan…really isn’t much. But I’ve been there a few times. And I’ve had my heart broken there more than a few times. Once, we were walking back at ...

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FCA Japan, other organizations reaching out to evangelize during Tokyo Olympics

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is helping change lives at the Tokyo Olympics. FCA Japan is a founding member of Japan International Sports Partnership. Both the partnership and the Japan Evangelical Missionary Association created ...

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U.S. Olympic softball team praises God instead of protesting flag

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Although Olympic athletes who protest their country often get the attention, the U.S. softball team put God first after winning the silver medal. Outfielder Janie Reed said she puts her faith first ...

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Effort seeks to cover Japan in prayer during Olympics

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Christian organizations around the world are partnering to cover Japan with 1 million hours of prayer during the 30 days of the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic games. “Japan1Million,” a movement started by ...

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Haitian turmoil increases hunger for Gospel

Haitian protests and anarchy surrounding the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse has escalated the risk of starvation. It is also increasing hunger for the Gospel, according to Christian workers in the country. ...

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Kidnapped Nigerian girl receives ‘forbidden’ education

Mary, one of 276 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, has just graduated from college. Education is the very thing her Boko Haram kidnappers did not want her to have. ...

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Kansas at the center of national prayer gathering

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For many years Kansans have gathered for strategic prayer at the geographic center of the continental United States, located in Lebanon, Kansas. This year, national leaders are starting at 8 strategic locations ...

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IRS backs down, gives prayer ministry tax-exempt status

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The IRS is backtracking after initially denying tax-exempt status to a Texas prayer organization. Stephen K. Martin, director of exempt organization rulings and agreements, had earlier cited a claim that prayer and ...

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Christian leaders offer prayers, encouragement to new Israel prime minister

Christian leaders from around the world are sizing up Naftali Bennett, the new prime minister of Israel. They’ve sent him a letter committing to prayer and encouragement as he takes on the ...

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IRS denies tax exempt status saying prayer benefits ‘interests of Republican Party’

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In what could be a new crackdown on religious freedom by the Biden administration, the IRS has denied tax-exempt status to a Texas group that encourages church members to pray for state ...

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Facebook bans 76 million strong Israel prayer page

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The Jerusalem Prayer Team Facebook page has still not been restored after it was banned by the Big Tech company in May. The action by Facebook came after a mysterious barrage of ...

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Kansas City-based Awakening Prayer Hubs working for worldwide revival

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With the world’s spiritual crisis worsening, Awakening Prayer Hubs, a prayer movement contending for awakening and transforming revival in the nations, is transforming prayer warriors into prayer heroes in their cities. Jennifer ...

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Judge rules opening court with prayer violates Constitution

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A federal district court has ruled that a Texas judge’s practice of having a chaplain open court sessions with prayer violates the Constitution. Judge Wayne Mack, a justice of the peace in ...

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Chuck Norris’s 100-year-old mother set godly example for her children

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Action hero Chuck Norris, now 81, credits his 100-year-old mother for much of his success. “Mom has been an example of perseverance and faith her whole life,” he said. “She’s also endured ...

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Biden’s National Day of Prayer proclamation omits God

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President Joe Biden has issued a proclamation for the National Day of Prayer. There’s just one problem. It doesn’t mention God. The President, who says he is a committed Catholic, has been ...

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Ideas on how to pray for National Day of Prayer

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The National Day of Prayer group has released ideas on whom and what to pray for as Americans gather together. The prayer event, which is in person in tens of thousands of ...

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Watch and Pray: South Sudan

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In this installment of “Watch and Pray” we look at South Sudan. column. No one can know for sure the total number of letters written by the Apostle Paul, likely in the ...

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National Day Of Prayer event to be held at Capitol in Topeka

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The National Day Of Prayer will be observed this year on May 6. Perhaps there has never been a time the people were more desperate for prayer and breakthrough in our city ...

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Three reasons your church should be praying for Africa and Mozambique

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Metro Voice is launching a new “Watch and Pray” column. The goal is to live out the biblical imperative. This week we focus on Africa and Mozambique. 1. We underestimate the power ...

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