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Attacks on U.S. churches up 800% since 2020

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Attacks against U.S. churches are up 800% since 2020 and more than doubled last year, according to the latest Hostility Against Churches report from the Family Research Council. It has revealed an ...

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It’s time to stand up against evil, Eric Metaxas tells American Christians

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Eric Metaxas, the popular author and radio host, is calling on Christians to take a stand against evil in the current culture. “It’s up to believers to speak up for what is ...

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National Marriage Week is February 7-14

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“Love Beyond Words” is the theme for this year’s National Marriage Week, which will take place from February 7 to 14. This year’s mission encourages couples to put their love into action ...

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Poll: Arabs overwhelmingly support Hamas Oct. 7 attack

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A new survey finds that Arabs across the Middle East and North Africa overwhelmingly agree with the Oct. 7 Hamas massacre and kidnappings. The extensive effort surveyed residents of 16 nations representing ...

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Conservative Global Methodist Church has grown to more than 4,200 congregations

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The split in the United Methodist Church over biblical sexuality has continued to gain momentum in 2023. The Global Methodist Church, a theologically conservative alternative to the liberal mainline denomination, now has ...

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End ‘gain-of-function’ virus research: Kansas Senator

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Kanas Senator Roger Marshall said this week the US should discontinue gain-of-function research and stop funding similar Chinese research. “I think number one is we have to have a moratorium on gain ...

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Half of pastors wanted to ditch pulpit since 2020

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A shortage of pastors for American churches may be looming. More than half have seriously considered leaving the ministry since 2020 for various reasons, a new study from the Hartford Institute for ...

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Graham responds to UK Methodists avoiding terms ‘husband, wife, mother’

The Methodist Church worldwide continues to move away from traditional biblical teachings about gender. In the United Kingdom, the denomination has released an inclusive language guide that discourages ministers from using terms ...

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Christians support Israel against Hamas, but fewer say Bible influenced opinion

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A majority of U.S. Christians support Israel in the war against Hamas, although only one in four say the Bible has influenced their opinions about the Jewish state, according to a new ...

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Army wants soldiers it kicked over the Covid shot to come back

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The U.S. Army has done an about-face and is now asking unvaccinated former soldiers to rejoin after previously kicking them out for not getting the COVID-19 shot. The decision comes as the ...

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Massive DC rally for Israel unites Republicans, Democrats

Leaders across the political spectrum joined in support of Israel during a Tuesday rally in Washington, D.C. Marc Thiessen, a former chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and Philippe Reines, a ...

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Popularity of homeschooling surging in surprising places

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It’s no surprise that homeschooling has become increasingly popular since the pandemic. What is surprising is that it is growing even in large cities and among a range of political ideologies. “The ...

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Likelihood of recession still uncertain, Southeast Missouri State economist says

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The jury is still out on whether Missouri and the nation will experience a recession in the coming year, said David Yaskewich, an economist at Southeast Missouri State University. “Right now, it ...

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Book excerpt: ‘Taken by Surprise’ delves into Asbury revival

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It was an ordinary chapel service on Feb. 8, 2023, in Hughes Auditorium at Asbury University. But what happened next was anything but ordinary, taking almost everyone by surprise. While most left ...

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Taliban celebrates two years since U.S. withdrawal

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Today is a national holiday in Afghanistan as the Taliban terrorist organization celebrates the second anniversary of a disastrous U.S. retreat from the country.  The commemoration marks their return to Kabul and ...

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India officially targeting Christian believers, ministries

According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, conditions for Christians and Christian ministries in India have worsened over the last several years. It recommends the United States designate India ...

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Christian author challenges churches to address porn addiction

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Many churches avoid discussing pornography although more than half of Americans admit they watch it. An estimated 91 percent of men and 60 percent of women nationwide consume porn at varying degrees ...

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Europe to restrict entry of Americans

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Millions of Americans travel to Europe each year with ease but that is about to change in 2024 when a permit will be required. The European Union approval might not be good ...

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Summit and legislation tackles artificial intelligence, nukes and globalism

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The United Nations and Swiss government, concerned by the spread of artificial intelligence, held a summit this week to address how to control and benefit from it. More than 3,000 experts from ...

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Good News: Air Pollution has plummeted since 1980

In June, as wildfires ravaged Canada, the Northeastern United States experienced heavy air pollution problems from the smoke. The out-of-control fires and subsequent pollution are a tragedy, certainly. But the fact that a ...

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Norway joins other countries banning so-called gender “affirming” care for children

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Last week the Norwegian Health Inspectorate announced it would revise its current guidelines on so-called “gender-positive care” for minors, saying it was no longer considered evidence-based. The commission also acknowledged that the growing ...

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Honduras cuts ties with Taiwan in favor of China

Honduras is the latest country to fall under the influence of China’s soft campaign to isolate Taiwan on the world stage. The Honduran government cut diplomatic ties with  Taiwan over the weekend, ...

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Ukraine and world mark anniversary of Russian invasion

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The war in Ukraine marked its one year anniversary with no end in sight, and a defiant President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowing the nation will defeat the much larger Russian military. World leaders ...

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Today In Christian History: Evangelist Henry Alline

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On Feb. 2, 1784, Colonial Evangelist Henry Alline died after just eight years of preaching a “heart relationship” with Christ. I do not wonder that it is so hard for you to ...

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Christians stand with Israel on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The world will pause today to remember the six million Jews killed in the Holocaust during ‘World War II. Scott Phillips is the CEO of Passages, which helps Christian college students experience ...

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