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American churches hit stained glass breaking point

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Churches and cathedrals throughout the American Midwest and beyond are approaching a silent, untold armageddon that will impact tens of thousands of beautiful works of art within the coming years: the deterioration ...

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The miraculous connection of Hanukkah to Christmas

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I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, but ...

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Survey: More people support religious freedom after divisive year

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Religious organizations are finding it more difficult to serve their communities because of new policies initiated by the federal government.  It comes as a new survey finds that Americans’ support for religious ...

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Pastors question if they’ll unplug from online services after pandemic

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Pastors Daniel Ying and Brad Bissell doubled as online TV preachers on YouTube during the coronavirus pandemic, preaching to video cameras and livestreaming into homes for months during the covid pandemic. And ...

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Virtual Christian performer JC releases first single, “Biblical Love”

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Christian music lovers may enjoy listening to a performer named JC, but they will never see him in concert. A Christian entertainment and media company has released a new single performed by ...

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Dove Awards return in person with Steven Furtick, CeCe Winans

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The GMA Dove Awards will return to a live, in-person event Oct. 19. The show, broadcast from Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, Tennessee,  will air exclusively on TBN on Fri., Oct. ...

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SoCal Harvest gospel stadium event could set pandemic gathering record       

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Few states have suffered more from the pandemic and resulting lockdowns than California. Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Church in Riverside, Calif., will bring SoCal Harvest, a message of hope, to thousands ...

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Maverick City Music is bringing gospel to a new generation

Christian artists seldom top secular charts or appear on Times Square billboards. The contemporary Gospel band Maverick City Music has done both, resonating with a cultural moment outside the pews. Many have ...

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New documentary says Canadian church crackdown similar to China

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A new documentary claims that the crackdown on churches by the Canadian government resembles communist China. “The Government War on Worship,” which was released by the Calgary-based Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, ...

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Missouri passes bill making it easier to protect yourself in church

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The Missouri House has approved a bill making it easier for those attending worship services to protect themselves and others from armed intruders. The legislation allows for conceal carry in churches and ...

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China now terrorizing social groups focused on Christian service

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China is ramping up its effort to wipe out house churches, the only place some say independent Christianity exists in the Communist country. The new campaign focuses on new restrictions on para-church ...

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U.S. church membership drops below 50 percent for first time

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Less than half of Americans now say they belong to a house of worship, which is the lowest number since polling began in the mid-1930s. The decline is part of a continued ...

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Why Christianity put away its dancing shoes – only to discover them centuries later

In the PBS documentary series “The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song,” scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. shows how African Americans introduced new rhythms, music and dancing to ...

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Church boom? U.S. churchgoers say they’ll return after COVID

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Churchgoers aren’t attending yet at pre-pandemic levels, but most say they value gathering with their congregation and are anxious to do so when the threat of COVID ends. A study of 1,000 Protestant ...

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Here’s what the church may look like when pandemic ends

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From virtual services to community outreaches, the pandemic has led to major changes for most churches. Media consultant Phil Cooke looks ahead to what the church might look like after the pandemic. ...

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Missouri may join states allowing guns in churches

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After numerous armed attacks on unarmed congregations across the nation, more states are dropping the ban on legally carrying guns in a house of worship. A Missouri House subcommittee this week began ...

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Actor Jon Voight defends freedom in interview with Sean Feucht

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God-given freedom is at risk in the United States, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight said in an interview with worship leader Sean Feucht. “I think about freedom as this amazing thing that God ...

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Scotland closes all churches in latest lockdowns

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As of Wednesday, church buildings across Scotland have been shuttered as part of the latest government lockdowns. The restriction, expected to last for “at least four weeks,” affects all of the mainland, ...

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‘Let Us Worship’ event fills Kansas City with praise and prayer

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Christians are still relishing the outdoor worship event held in Kansas City on Oct. 17. Sean Fuecht’s “Let Us Worship” was held at Mill Creek Park at the eastern entrance to The ...

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Sean Fuecht and ‘Let Us Worship’ event coming to Kansas City

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Kansas City will host the “Let Us Worship” event with Sean Fuecht Saturday, October 17, from 5-8 p.m., at Mill Creek Park at the entry-way to the Plaza. In his own words, ...

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Yom Kippur is an act of repentance that changes one’s life course

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It’s time for the spiritually spectacular day of the Biblical year! YOM KIPPUR begins sundown Sunday September 27, continuing Monday morning, afternoon and through the evening closing service marked by the last ...

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Five types of church members who will not return when covid-19 eases

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It is one of the most common questions we get from church leaders: When will all the church members return to in-person services? Leaders do not like my response: Never. It is ...

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How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic

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Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the sudden awareness of birdsong, all formed an aural backdrop to the coronavirus ...

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Congressman urges AG Barr to protect religious freedom after church attacks

A Tennessee congressman on Wednesday urged the Justice Department (DOJ) to amp up their efforts to protect religious freedom and combat religious discrimination after dozens of churches have been attacked and burned during ...

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Barbecue Baptist Church hits the road to share hope – and barbecued pork

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Pastors with a love for barbecue may want to follow the example of a Church in Navasota, Texas. Barbecue Baptist Church aims to bring a warm meal, a little levity and a ...

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