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‘We ask for continued prayers’: Liberty University begins Falwell investigation

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Liberty University announced that it is conducting a full investigation after the resignation of former President Jerry Falwell Jr. “This past week challenged all of us to the core,” the university’s executive ...

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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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God. Our only answer to the coronavirus

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Sunday, March 14, is when the coronavirus pandemic flipped upside down the religious world. Tens of thousands of churches suddenly closed their doors to worship services and moved to online platforms. For the first ...

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Missouri 23rd, Kansas 37th in rankings of most “sinful” states

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Let the state that is without sin cast the first stone. Missouri is the 23rd most sinful state in the nation, according to a WalletHub survey, while Kansas comes in at No. ...

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What was so significant about the virgin birth?

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The centerpiece of the Christmas season is the birth of Jesus.  Popular Christmas songs, various figurine displays and holiday sermons all make it prominent.  But what is it about Jesus’ birth specifically, ...

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Miss Saigon makes you face Vietnam War head-on

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The destructive consequences of war are present throughout the ages: destruction of entire communities, sex trafficking, refugees, helpless children and more. Women and children always suffer the brunt of these conflicts. The ...

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Pope Francis considering adding ecological sin to Catholic catechism

Environmentalism has taken on theological overtones for many people. The head of the Catholic Church is considering elevating it to a sin, the Daily Wire reported. Speaking at the 20th World Congress ...

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Seminar offered clarity, hope on sexuality issues

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As the old saying goes, when all else fails, try reading the instructions. This is especially true for human sexuality issues in today’s culture. “We find ourselves very confused in 2019,” said ...

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What’s happening with my adult children?

Maybe you are a parent with teenagers or adult children that are living destructive lives.  Can you identify with this dad and mom? “Pastor Miller, thanks for coming over on short notice.  ...

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GoFundMe shuts down campaign for Christian rugby player’s legal fees

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GoFundMe has shut down the campaign to raise funds for legal fees for a Christian Rugby player.  The campaign had raised $750,000 after Folau’s multi-million dollar playing contract was terminated after he shared ...

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Fallen Kansas City area pastor leaves wife, family and the faith

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A fallen pastor, who left his church in disgrace, has differing views from the church about his departure and circumstances around the egregious sin that led to it. The pastor’s statements have ...

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The Church is divided – is there hope?

I have a fellow minister friend who has an effective and growing ministry to teens and college students.  One of his challenges to them is to stop yelling at each other on ...

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Sin. The Reason for the Season.

Legendary country singer Johnny Cash is one of many artists that have recorded the famous Christmas carol, Silent Night.  I can usually get the first verse by memory, but the second I ...

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Most ‘sinful’ cities ranked

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So what’s the most sinful city in the nation? WalletHub has released its annual “Most Sinful Cities in America” report, which ranks American cities by their bad behavior, including lust, greed, laziness, vanity, ...

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Franklin Graham slams WSJ for fictionalizing Hell

Rev. Franklin Graham reproved a recently published column in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for portraying Hell as a fictional, manmade concept – and warned skeptics about believing the columnist’s misleading assertion. WSJ columnist ...

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The danger of thinking you’re a good person

Jesus once told a story about two men who went to pray.  One was a high standing religious man, the other was a tax collector that had extorted money from people.  The ...

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Redeemed Road Kill

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I love taking early morning walks in my neighborhood. The quiet road, the sun peeking over the rooftops, the birds chirping. It is a peaceful time. Well, usually … Recently, I was ...

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