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Jewish congregations adapt to new reality of online services

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As most Christians transition to online services, traditional Jewish congregations also are adjusting to the new reality. Although many have livestreamed Shabbat services for years — mostly for the benefit of shut-ins ...

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Number of practicing Christians continues decline in U.S.

U.S. churches will have to adjust to new data that show that the number of practicing Christians continues to decline. Practicing Christians are now a much smaller segment of the entire population, ...

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500 years after Spanish Inquisition, Jews return to Spain

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CASTELO DE VIDE, Portugal – The Spanish Inquisition is an ugly chapter in the history of the church.  It lasted more than three hundred years, spanned continents and became one of the ...

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New research traces growth of Spirit-empowered Christianity

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An in-depth study finds that Spirit-empowered Christianity is growing exponentially around the world and shows no signs of slowing. Oral Roberts University will hold an event on February 24 to release new ...

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Singer Chynna Phillips sees growing role for Christians in entertainment

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Entertainers such as Justin Bieber and his wife can make a positive impact for the kingdom of God, popular singer Chynna Phillips has said. “They are awesome examples of what it is ...

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Faith In America: Belief And Practice

An in-depth study has found wide-ranging views on religious belief in America and its personal and public perspective. As the nation changes, it’s interesting to note where faith and its practice stand ...

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Technology now powering persecution of Christians around the world

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Imagine facial recognition technology to get into a house of worship and surveillance cameras inside watching every move of the Christians there. Or a “social score” system that awards points for good ...

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Fox News reporter lists top five religion stories of 2019

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New Year’s week is when journalists look back at the top news stories of the year that is ending. Mark Heckler of Fox News offered his top five religion stories in 2019 ...

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Average sermon length determined by type of church

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Many people heard a sermon for the first time in a long during the Christmas season. How long the service lasted depends upon the type of church, according to a new survey ...

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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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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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What’s the truth about the first Thanksgiving?

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There’s a lot of pressure to do away with Thanksgiving. Is it a day of gratitude or a day of guilt? Like Columbus Day, Thanksgiving is being attacked. Many stories surrounding the ...

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Proposed Trump administration rule would overturn Obama restrictions on adoption and foster agencies

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Adoption and foster care agencies that receive federal funding would be able to refuse to serve people based on religion, sexual orientation and gender identity under a new rule proposed by the ...

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Christians continue to disagree about whether and how to celebrate Halloween

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If the calendar says mid-October, it means that the long-running debate over whether Christians should celebrate Halloween is about to heat up again. Eighty-seven percent of Christians believe they should not celebrate ...

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Elizabeth Warren mocks men, people of faith at CNN town hall

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be surging in the Democrat presidential primary polls, but she is doing little to court the support of Christians. Warren participated last week in a town hall sponsored ...

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Commentator Michael Knowles believes new Kanye West album can open doors

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Musician Kanye West is accustomed to making headlines, often because of controversial things he has said or done. Lately, however, he is creating a buzz for going public with his newfound faith. ...

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The Bible and Public Schools

The year was 1963. In Abington School District v. Schempp, the Supreme Court doubled down on their previous year’s decision of Engel v. Vitale which banned school-led prayer in public schools. This ...

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Freedom From Religion Foundation takes aim at Oak Grove school district

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The Oak Grove School District in suburban Kansas City is under fire from the leftist organization, Freedom From Religion Foundation. The group, known for forcing school districts into expensive settlements over everything ...

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World’s fastest growing church: No buildings, no central leadership, led by women

For the last few years, researchers have credited the underground church in Iran as the fastest growing Christian church in the world. It has unique characteristics that defy comparison with churches in ...

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Contrary to what you’ve heard, millennials are becoming MORE religious

I thought the subject of this article might grab your attention because it is not what we are generally hearing about millennials and Generation Z these days. For example, the Wall Street ...

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What is the truth about dinosaurs?

Does God exist?  How can anyone believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God?  Is evolution happening today? What is the truth about dinosaurs? If God ...

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‘Christianity is an evil cult’: What Chinese students are taught

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This week the Trump administration announced plans to punish Chinese officials involved in persecution by preventing their entry into the United States. The moves comes as more evidence that the Chinese government ...

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One in five Dutch churches converted to secular spaces

As fewer and fewer people follow the Christian faith in the Netherlands, a new study shows that one fifth of all churches there have been converted into libraries, apartments, offices, and other ...

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Famous atheist Bill Hayden finds Christ

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Bill Hayden was one of the world’s most well-known atheists. In fact, the Australian politician  was an atheist all of his life and as an adult would use his public platform to ...

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Mind control camps in China exposed by BBC

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In a scene reminiscent of a Hollywood movie on mind control, a video has emerged in a disturbing documentary from the BBC revealing re-education camps. The film shows Christians, Muslims and other religious minorities ...

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