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More revealing quotes from the Queen on Jesus, faith

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As Queen Elizabeth is laid to rest, more quotes and stories from her life are being remembered. Not only did she serve her nation as Queen but she also held the title ...

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One of Wahlberg brothers found his faith while locked in prison

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While Mark and Donnie Wahlberg achieved great success in music and film, their brother Jim took a darker path that led to prison. “I lived a rough-and-tumble life,” he said. “I was ...

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The private and public faith of Queen Elizabeth II

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Before wearing the Imperial State Crown, Queen Elizabeth II knelt at the Westminster Abbey altar for a moment of silent, private prayer. The three-hour coronation in 1953 contained myriad oaths and symbols, ...

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Why do Christians persevere? Unspeakable joy

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When this person found Christ, that meant finding joy. My side-job as a faith-and-values columnist requires me to read more about religion than any sane person ought to. I pore through national ...

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Atheist group takes exception to Justice Alito’s speech on religious freedom

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Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito recently gave a speech discussing religious liberty and the importance of helping nonbelievers see its value. Atheists were not amused. Speaking at a recent conference ...

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Sports Illustrated criticized for story challenging coach’s right to pray

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Critics continue to blast “Sports Illustrated” magazine for an opinion piece it published about a pending U.S. Supreme Court ruling about the right of a high school football coach to pray. Joe ...

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Faith helps drive Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors In NBA title quest

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It was back in January, when the NBA season was still young, that Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors had gotten off to a poor start. Curry, a three-time NBA champion, ...

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Survey: Americans divided over role of faith in their lives

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A new survey finds that Americans are divided over the role their faith should play in their day-to-day lives. The “Faith in America Survey,” conducted by The Marist College Poll, shows Americans ...

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The Satanic Temple sues school district over denial of club

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The Satanic Temple has filed a civil lawsuit against a Pennsylvania elementary school after the school turned down a request to form an after-school Satan Club. The proposed club for Northern Elementary ...

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Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of Christian flag, speech

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In a rare unanimous decision the Supreme Court ruled in favor of religious speech on May 2. The case involved the city of Boston refusing a Christian flag to fly at city ...

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Jews, Christians respond to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s tweet

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The war of words between Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Christians continues to heat up. Omar, a Muslim, commented on a viral video showing a man playing guitar and leading airline passengers ...

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China forcing churches to spout communist propaganda

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Churches and other religious bodies in China are being forced to spout communist propaganda as the country has become “increasingly hostile to faith, said a bipartisan U.S. federal government commission. According to ...

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‘Father Stu’ is one of the best faith-based films ever, but will people see it?

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“Father Stu” nails the faith-based formula better than maybe any other faith-based film. But it remains to be seen if audiences will come out to see a faith-based film with so much ...

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CU Rise campaign is Good News for Harvard, Yale, Princeton and other Ivy League schools

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Christian students at ten of the nation’s most influential universities are being challenged to share the gospel more boldly, strategically, and frequently than ever. The effort is called “CU Rise,” and is ...

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This Muslim NBA player is holding sports industry accountable over China

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“I will bring the team toughness, post moves, rebounding, everything. I will try to do everything to make it to the playoffs,” a young Enes Kanter Freedom stated after becoming the third ...

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Rams and Bengals coaches, players: two stories of faith

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While the LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday night’s Super Bowl, some players and coaches kept a faith over football perspective leading up to the game. Cincinnati Head Coach Zach ...

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“Not a religious person,” says Jerry Falwell Jr. in Vanity Fair interview

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Jerry Falwell Jr., the former president of Liberty University, recently talked about his fall from grace in “Vanity Fair” magazine. He said he is not a “religious person.” People think that “because ...

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7 encouraging trends in Christianity for 2022

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The news for persecuted Christians looks grim this year with an increase in persecution expected. But there are encouraging trends that bode well for the church. As we go about our daily ...

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Tim Keller tweets support for Stephen Colbert and his talk of faith

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Although late-night host Stephen Colbert is not known as a fan of Christianity, he did talk about his faith recently on “The Late Show.”  “Does your faith and your comedy ever overlap? ...

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Number of atheists worldwide not keeping pace with religious growth

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The number of religious people worldwide is increasing faster than the number of atheists, new research found. Lifeway Research has identified “7 Encouraging Trends of Global Christianity in 2022” based on data collected by ...

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Trust issues. Responding to our cultural authority crisis

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In his book The Last Word, atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel, talked about an authority crisis – a “the fear of religion”: “… I don’t mean to refer to the entirely reasonable hostility toward certain ...

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Reformed Church in America is latest denomination to divide over sexuality issues

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More than 40 congregations have left the Reformed Church in America, one of the oldest Protestant bodies in the United States, over sexuality issues. The departure of the Bible-based congregations to a ...

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On this day in history: Athanasius – Defender of Orthodoxy

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Much of what we believe today about Christ today, being God in human flesh and the Trinity was articulated by Athanasius (295-373). He was from Alexandria, Egypt, and was raised in a ...

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Vaccine passport is not mark of the beast, says Franklin Graham

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When it was reported that a vaccine passport microchip implant has been developed, some Christians questioned whether it could be the biblical mark of the beast. It is not, evangelist Franklin Graham ...

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The Salvation Army pushes back against criticism over allegations

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The Salvation Army recently came under criticism for appearing to embrace certain tenets of critical race theory. In response, Kenneth Hodder, national commander of the organization, posted a video accompanied by the caption “Kenny ...

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