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The Christian Post
6 Ways Ministry Spouses Get Hurt"Hey, I'm not on the church payroll. Go complain to someone else!" The moment
6 Ways Ministry Spouses Get Hurt
The Christian Post / Posted 16 hours ago
"Hey, I'm not on the church payroll. Go complain to someone else!" The moment the words left his mouth, he knew he blew it. His wife was the church's children's minister. Too often he received complaints about the ministry as if it were his... Read more
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Christian Today
After Larycia Hawkins, what next for Wheaton College?Dr Larycia Hawkins addressing a press conference. It seems the melancholy saga
After Larycia Hawkins, what next for Wheaton College?
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
Dr Larycia Hawkins addressing a press conference. It seems the melancholy saga of Larycia Hawkins and Wheaton College is finally at an end. The professor who sent the evangelical world into theological meltdown by saying on Facebook that Christians... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Causes of Church Member Burnout"I just did not have the energy to keep coming back to church." Though my cons
5 Causes of Church Member Burnout
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
"I just did not have the energy to keep coming back to church." Though my consultation with the church took place many years ago, I remember vividly my interview with a member of the church who had recently dropped out. Her departure stunned the... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
City council approves sale of Sheraton Phoenix hotel downtownThe Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to approve the sale of the Sheraton Gr
City council approves sale of Sheraton Phoenix hotel downtown
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 4 days ago
The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to approve the sale of the Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel in downtown to Thayer Lodging Group (TLG Phoenix). "This sale is great news for Phoenix and a vote of confidence in my vision for District 7 and our... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Trading faiths: how Marco Rubio's past could unite Christians and RepublicansThe people Marco Rubio thanked in his speech after the Iowa caucuses on Monday
Trading faiths: how Marco Rubio's past could unite Christians and Republicans
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
The people Marco Rubio thanked in his speech after the Iowa caucuses on Monday night checked all the Oscars acceptance-speech boxes. He thanked the people of Iowa. He thanked his wife. He thanked Mike Huckabee, mostly for suspending his... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The 10 most controversial Super Bowl ads of all timeSuper Bowl advertising has always contained a mix of the good, the bad, and the
The 10 most controversial Super Bowl ads of all time
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
Super Bowl advertising has always contained a mix of the good, the bad, and the ugly. These—in no particular order—are the ugly. Groupon: The 2011 Super Bowl featured the first TV ad from then-smoking hot internet company Groupon—which got... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christians Among Happiest of All Faith Groups, Non-Religious the Least, Survey RevealsMessengers at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting worship toget
Christians Among Happiest of All Faith Groups, Non-Religious the Least, Survey Reveals
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
Messengers at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting worship together in between small group and corporate prayer time during the June 16 evening session dedicated to prayer at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Statistics from... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
USCCB among parties filing friend of the court brief in Texas abortion law caseThe U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Texas Catholic Conference joine
USCCB among parties filing friend of the court brief in Texas abortion law case
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Texas Catholic Conference joined other faith-based groups in filing a friend of the court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a Texas law requiring health and safety standards protecting... Read more
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The Christian Post
7 Ways NOT to Follow Up With Church GuestsDo not ask to rub the eyebrows of a guest who visits your church. Okay, I'll g
7 Ways NOT to Follow Up With Church Guests
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
Do not ask to rub the eyebrows of a guest who visits your church. Okay, I'll get to that strange comment shortly. On the blog and the podcast, we have discussed extensively ways churches have followed up with guests in a positive and affirming... Read more
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The Atlantic
Do Evangelicals Really Love Trump?Do evangelicals love Trump or loathe him? The answer depends on which headlines
Do Evangelicals Really Love Trump?
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
Do evangelicals love Trump or loathe him? The answer depends on which headlines you’re reading. Which narrative is true? Both, actually. Articles claiming evangelical support for Trump mostly rely on public-opinion polls, while articles showing... Read more
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FOX News
Politics 2016: Evangelicals can pick the president, periodThe first votes of the 2016 presidential election are being cast today in Iowa,
Politics 2016: Evangelicals can pick the president, period
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
The first votes of the 2016 presidential election are being cast today in Iowa, but with ten months to go until the general election, a lot of my fellow evangelicals are already frustrated with this campaign. I get that. Every election season brings... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hopefuls wooing faithfulAMES, Iowa -- The last time Mike Huckabee ran for president, he polled poorly a
Hopefuls wooing faithful
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
AMES, Iowa -- The last time Mike Huckabee ran for president, he polled poorly among non-evangelicals, but he won the Iowa Republican caucuses anyway, propelled by solid support from born-again Christians. This time, there's stiffer competition for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Religion headlines worth 5 minutes of your ThursdayLest we ever forget that the pro-abortion side will never stop writing in suppo
Religion headlines worth 5 minutes of your Thursday
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
Lest we ever forget that the pro-abortion side will never stop writing in support of their cause, neither should we. And take note that Pelosi and Richards know exactly what is at stake in the 2016 election. They write: We believe that every woman... Read more
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Church Central
Even saving one church is worth the effort Don Matthews has worn a variety of ministry hats through the years: Minister
Even saving one church is worth the effort
Church Central / Posted 12 days ago
Don Matthews has worn a variety of ministry hats through the years: Minister of Education, Associate Pastor, Church Administrator and even Executive Pastor. With more than 30 years of ministry experience,... Read more
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The Christian Post
How Evangelist Dave Sterrett Would Sway Christians Who Support AbortionIt's a little bit of show and tell if you ask him about his strategy to change
How Evangelist Dave Sterrett Would Sway Christians Who Support Abortion
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
It's a little bit of show and tell if you ask him about his strategy to change the minds of pro-choice Christians, but it also involves asking philosophical questions like, "What does it mean to be human?" Dave Sterrett, Christian evangelist and... Read more
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Christian Today
The hateful rhetoric about refugees being terrorists has GOT to stopRefugee children from Syria There are times when the sort of coolly measured t
The hateful rhetoric about refugees being terrorists has GOT to stop
Christian Today / Posted 12 days ago
Refugee children from Syria There are times when the sort of coolly measured tone of a standard opinion piece for Christian Today is just not appropriate. You just have to say, "Look, you're wrong, and someone needs to break your computer so you... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Federal marshals discover cockfighting ring at home with suspect's belongingsYOUNGSTOWN U.S. Marshals looking for a man who escaped from police custody wit
Federal marshals discover cockfighting ring at home with suspect's belongings
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN U.S. Marshals looking for a man who escaped from police custody with his hands cuffed behind his back found chickens used in a cockfighting ring on the East Side Tuesday. Marshals were in the 2900 block of Myron Street at about 10:30... Read more
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The Christian Post
Evangelism Rally at Baptist Union University to Feature Former SBC President Fred LuterThe G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel at the Jackson, Tennessee campus of Union Unive
Evangelism Rally at Baptist Union University to Feature Former SBC President Fred Luter
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
The G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel at the Jackson, Tennessee campus of Union University. Union University, a Baptist academic institution with campuses in Jackson, Hendersonville, and Germantown, Tennessee, will hold its first evangelism rally that... Read more
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The Christian Post
Trans-Athletes to Compete in Olympics Based on Gender They Identify AsFormer U.S. Olympic athletes Gary Visconti (L), Bruce Jenner (C) and Peter Vidm
Trans-Athletes to Compete in Olympics Based on Gender They Identify As
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
Former U.S. Olympic athletes Gary Visconti (L), Bruce Jenner (C) and Peter Vidmar pose together before a news conference to voice support for Los Angeles' bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, January 19,... Read more
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The Christian Post
The Abortionist's Conscience BleedsWASHINGTON — Abortion doctors experience a "burden of guilt" for the deaths of
The Abortionist's Conscience Bleeds
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — Abortion doctors experience a "burden of guilt" for the deaths of babies they are responsible for killing, David Daleiden, the man behind the two and-a-half year undercover investigation of Planned Parenthood, explained... Read more
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The Christian Post
Conservative Evangelical Author Matt Lewis on Trump, Evangelicals and Stupid RepublicansHow did the Republican Party become the stupid party, and what can be done to c
Conservative Evangelical Author Matt Lewis on Trump, Evangelicals and Stupid Republicans
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
How did the Republican Party become the stupid party, and what can be done to change it? In Too Dumb to Fail: How the GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (and How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots), conservative columnist Matt... Read more
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The Christian Post
The One Common Factor of Effective Church LeadersJust one thing. Is it possible to find one common factor in the lives and mini
The One Common Factor of Effective Church Leaders
The Christian Post / Posted 15 days ago
Just one thing. Is it possible to find one common factor in the lives and ministries of the most effective church leaders? I think so. Hear me well, effective church leaders have many recurring and common traits; I am not suggesting this factor is... Read more
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The Christian Post
8 Characteristics of Bivocational 'Marketplace Pastors'They are appearing on the scene quietly. Not many pundits are noticing the eme
8 Characteristics of Bivocational 'Marketplace Pastors'
The Christian Post / Posted 17 days ago
They are appearing on the scene quietly. Not many pundits are noticing the emerging trend. They are a different kind of bivocational pastor. The traditional bivocational pastor, by common definition, serves churches that are unable to compensate a... Read more
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Market Watch
Here’s how conservatives ripped Donald Trump in National ReviewTalk about a civil war. National Review, a conservative magazine that’s been p
Here’s how conservatives ripped Donald Trump in National Review
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
Talk about a civil war. National Review, a conservative magazine that’s been published since 1955, is grabbing attention on the political scene for dedicating an entire issue to bashing Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy. The issue, its cover... Read more
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The Christian Post
Richard Dawkins Foundation to Merge With Atheist Group to Promote Secularism in AmericaWell-known atheist and best-selling author Richard Dawkins speaks to supporters
Richard Dawkins Foundation to Merge With Atheist Group to Promote Secularism in America
The Christian Post / Posted 18 days ago
Well-known atheist and best-selling author Richard Dawkins speaks to supporters during the "Rock Beyond Belief" festival at Fort Bragg Army Base in North Carolina, March 31, 2012. Two major atheist groups, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason &... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Here's every reason National Review hates Donald TrumpNational Review has decided to take a stand against Donald Trump. The think-mag
Here's every reason National Review hates Donald Trump
TheStreet.com / Posted 18 days ago
National Review has decided to take a stand against Donald Trump. The think-magazine founded by revered conservative William F. Buckley has published an issue dedicated to bashing the Republican frontrunner. Inside are 22 short essays by noted... Read more
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Arkansas Times
UPDATE: Religious colleges, including one in Arkansas, move to protect LGBT discriminationCOLLEGE AT WALNUT RIDGE: Williams Baptist gets Title IX waiver for religious re
UPDATE: Religious colleges, including one in Arkansas, move to protect LGBT discrimination
Arkansas Times / Posted 18 days ago
COLLEGE AT WALNUT RIDGE: Williams Baptist gets Title IX waiver for religious reasons concerning LGBT students and women who've had sex outside marriage or had an abortion. This article focuses on Carson-Newman in Tennessee, and an interview with... Read more
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Deseret News
Evangelical leaders see Syrian refugees as opportunityNAPERVILLE, Ill. — Evangelical leaders are calling on American Christians to we
Evangelical leaders see Syrian refugees as opportunity
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Evangelical leaders are calling on American Christians to welcome Syrian refugees in their communities despite anxieties over differences of religion — arguing that it is an opportunity to preach the gospel. “We are having the... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Abortion opponents to march despite snow warning WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion opponents who plan to spend hours outdoors at Frid
Abortion opponents to march despite snow warning
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion opponents who plan to spend hours outdoors at Friday's March for Life in Washington say they're undeterred by forecasts warning of blizzard conditions and more than a foot... Read more
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The Christian Post
Late-Term Abortionists Grieve Over the Babies They Kill, Planned Parenthood Undercover Investigator SaysWASHINGTON — Abortion doctors experience a "burden of guilt" for the deaths of
Late-Term Abortionists Grieve Over the Babies They Kill, Planned Parenthood Undercover Investigator Says
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON — Abortion doctors experience a "burden of guilt" for the deaths of babies they are responsible for killing, David Daleiden, the man behind the two and-a-half year undercover investigation of Planned Parenthood, explained... Read more
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The Christian Post
White Evangelicals Should Support Black Lives Matter as Pro-Life Issue, Says Ron SiderRon Sider, professor emeritus at Palmer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania an
White Evangelicals Should Support Black Lives Matter as Pro-Life Issue, Says Ron Sider
The Christian Post / Posted 19 days ago
Ron Sider, professor emeritus at Palmer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania and founder of Evangelicals for Social Action, charged Thursday that white Evangelicals should get behind the Black Lives Matter movement because it is a pro-life... Read more
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The Christian Post
Tens of Thousands Expected to March for Life Despite Threat of Winter Storm JonasTens of thousands of pro-lifers from across the nation are expected to gather o
Tens of Thousands Expected to March for Life Despite Threat of Winter Storm Jonas
The Christian Post / Posted 20 days ago
Tens of thousands of pro-lifers from across the nation are expected to gather on the National Mall Friday to protest America's embrace of abortion during the annual March for Life rally, which this year holds the theme "pro-life and pro-women go hand... Read more
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The Christian Post
Fighting Back for Religious Freedom!Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, spoke at the Free t
Fighting Back for Religious Freedom!
The Christian Post / Posted 20 days ago
Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, spoke at the Free to Believe broadcast event on Saturday, on National Religious Freedom Day, urging the Church in America to do three things in the face of the threat to religious freedom:... Read more
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The Christian Post
6 Things You Need to Know About Pastors Who LeaveHe emailed me on a business matter. I noticed his email said nothing about his
6 Things You Need to Know About Pastors Who Leave
The Christian Post / Posted 20 days ago
He emailed me on a business matter. I noticed his email said nothing about his ministry, so I asked about his ministry in my response. "I am out of the pastorate," he responded. "And I have no plans to ever go back." From my perspective, this man... Read more
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The Christian Post
Univ. of Virginia Kicks Off 40 Days of Prayer, Fasting Ahead of 200th Nat'l Collegiate Day of PrayerMessengers at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting worship toget
Univ. of Virginia Kicks Off 40 Days of Prayer, Fasting Ahead of 200th Nat'l Collegiate Day of Prayer
The Christian Post / Posted 21 days ago
Messengers at the 2015 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting worship together in between small group and corporate prayer time during the June 16 evening session dedicated to prayer at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Students at the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Liberty U Pres. Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Jesus-Follower Trump Like MLK and His DadU.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Liberty Universit
Liberty U Pres. Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Jesus-Follower Trump Like MLK and His Dad
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, January 18, 2016. Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. stopped short of making an endorsement of Donald Trump Monday when he praised... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Billy Graham's son, no longer a Republican, launches voters' prayer tourSaying he has no faith in any political party, evangelist Franklin Graham, son
Billy Graham's son, no longer a Republican, launches voters' prayer tour
Houston Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Saying he has no faith in any political party, evangelist Franklin Graham, son of famed Southern Baptist evangelist Billy Graham, has launched a 50-state prayer tour to energize the evangelical vote in the coming presidential primary elections. Iowa... Read more
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The Christian Post
How Martin Luther King Jr. Overcame 'Christian' White SupremacyOne of my earliest memories is of a substitute Sunday school teacher chastening
How Martin Luther King Jr. Overcame 'Christian' White Supremacy
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
One of my earliest memories is of a substitute Sunday school teacher chastening me for putting a coin in my mouth. "That's filthy," she said. "Why, you don't know if a colored man might have held that." It might just be my imagination playing tricks... Read more
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The Christian Post
3 Things to Do When Faced With Threat to Religious FreedomPastor Ronnie Floyd, President of Southern Baptist Convention, speaking at Free
3 Things to Do When Faced With Threat to Religious Freedom
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
Pastor Ronnie Floyd, President of Southern Baptist Convention, speaking at Free to Believe Broadcast. Dr. Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, spoke at the Free to Believe broadcast event on Saturday, on National Religious... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Favorite, 5 Least Favorite Instruments Used in WorshipI wanted to hear from churchgoers what their favorite and least favorite instru
5 Favorite, 5 Least Favorite Instruments Used in Worship
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
I wanted to hear from churchgoers what their favorite and least favorite instruments are. Some of the responses were anticipated. Many were not. Jonathan Howe told me I was opening a can of worms by conducting this Twitter poll. He was... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
When Donald Trump goes to Liberty U.On Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Donald Trump will speak at the convocati
When Donald Trump goes to Liberty U.
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 24 days ago
On Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Donald Trump will speak at the convocation of Liberty University, which was founded in Lynchburg, Virginia, by the televangelist Jerry Falwell and is now run by his son Jerry Falwell Jr. Other presidential... Read more
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Christian Today
Southern Baptist mission board laying off staff to cut costsThe International Missions Board is making deep cuts and losing 30 staff. The
Southern Baptist mission board laying off staff to cut costs
Christian Today / Posted 25 days ago
The International Missions Board is making deep cuts and losing 30 staff. The International Mission Board (IMB) of the giant Southern Baptist Convention is to close its communications centre in Richmond, Virginia at the end of April with the loss of... Read more
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The Christian Post
6 Early Warning Signs of Church DropoutsIf everyone who had dropped out of our congregations in the past decade returne
6 Early Warning Signs of Church Dropouts
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
If everyone who had dropped out of our congregations in the past decade returned, the typical church would triple in worship attendance. Read that previous sentence carefully. One of the most significant reasons for stagnating and declining... Read more
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The Christian Post
The State of Our Union: America Needs a Great Spiritual Awakening(Photo: Courtesy of Adam Covington)Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie
The State of Our Union: America Needs a Great Spiritual Awakening
The Christian Post / Posted 28 days ago
(Photo: Courtesy of Adam Covington)Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd tells messengers at the SBC annual meeting that "we must pray for the third Great Awakening." The two-day meeting was held June 16-17, 2015, at the Greater Columbus... Read more
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Christian Today
US election: Can identifying their evangelical tribes help Republicans decide how to vote?US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a campaign stop in John
US election: Can identifying their evangelical tribes help Republicans decide how to vote?
Christian Today / Posted 29 days ago
US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a campaign stop in Johnston, Iowa. The race for the Republican presidential nomination in Iowa turned theological over the weekend, with one of the three front-runners, Marco Rubio, seeking to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
First Baptist Church of Memphis votes to OK gay marriage, ordinationMembers of historic First Baptist Church of Memphis approved a resolution Sunda
First Baptist Church of Memphis votes to OK gay marriage, ordination
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 30 days ago
Members of historic First Baptist Church of Memphis approved a resolution Sunday that would allow gay marriage and ordination. The vote, taken Sunday after the worship service, wasn't a big surprise. The church at Poplar and East Parkway baptized an... Read more
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The Christian Post
4 Myths About the Condition of the ChurchDr. Jerry Newcombe is a key archivist of the D. James Kennedy Legacy Library, a
4 Myths About the Condition of the Church
The Christian Post / Posted 30 days ago
Dr. Jerry Newcombe is a key archivist of the D. James Kennedy Legacy Library, a spokesman and cohost of Kennedy Classics. Are our churches dying? Are young people leaving the church in droves? Is evangelicalism in America all but dead? At the start... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Marshall man graduates from NOLA seminaryNEW ORLEANS - Scott Tagert of Marshal, received the master of divinity degree D
Marshall man graduates from NOLA seminary
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 30 days ago
NEW ORLEANS - Scott Tagert of Marshal, received the master of divinity degree Dec. 19, from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Tagert, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Marshall, is married to Heddie Marie Tagert. He is the son of Robert... Read more
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Deseret News
How religious leaders responded to Obama's executive action on gun controlIn the wake of President Obama's executive action aimed at decreasing gun viole
How religious leaders responded to Obama's executive action on gun control
Deseret News / Posted a month ago
In the wake of President Obama's executive action aimed at decreasing gun violence in America, Catholic leaders emerged as the most fervent religious supporters of the president's actions, while other people of faith questioned whether the Bible... Read more
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The Christian Post
Obama's Veto of Defunding Planned Parenthood Criticized as Allowing 'Tax-Supported Human Trafficking'A member of the New York Police Department stands outside a Planned Parenthood
Obama's Veto of Defunding Planned Parenthood Criticized as Allowing 'Tax-Supported Human Trafficking'
The Christian Post / Posted a month ago
A member of the New York Police Department stands outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in the Manhattan borough of New York, November 28, 2015. Evangelical leaders denounced President Obama's decision Friday to veto a legislation that would defund... Read more
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