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    “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone” Examines Welcoming and Judgement

    Does your church welcome newcomers openly and without judgement? Do you? Have you ever felt like a fish out of water trying to find your way when you go to a new church? Those are some of the questions raised by “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone” opening in theaters this Friday, January 20th. This new […]

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    Who Will Be Preaching at Trump’s Inauguration Ceremony?

    Donald Trump has recruited the biggest, most diverse lineup of clergy to pray him into office since Ronald Reagan. The upcoming inauguration ceremony, Jan. 20, 2017, will feature both religious leaders who are friends and supporters of Trump as well as some religious leaders who have been less enthusiastic, even critical of the president-elect. Here’s […]

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    2016: One Christian Martyred Every 6 Minutes

    In 2016 one Christian was martyred every six minutes. That’s almost 90,000 Christians who died for their faith last year. That’s the recent findings of the Italian research group, CESNUR, the Centre for Studies on New Religions. CESNUR is set to publish the full report next month, but that was the sobering report given by […]

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    Why I Don’t Believe in New Year’s Resolutions

    Happy New Year. It’s that time of year again when everybody is coming up with vows and commitments to make some meaningful changes in their lives during the coming year. New Year’s Resolutions will be made by an estimated 44% of adults across the country. The most popular ones? Maybe they sound familiar: Lose Weight […]

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    No Malice Documentary Comes To Netflix

    Check out Netflix lately? “The End of Malice”, the 2016 documentary charting the course of Gene Elliott Thornton Jr.’s transition from rapper Malice to born-again Christian, No Malice has just become available. Thornton and brother/hip-hop mogul Pusha T made up the rap duo Clipse and were proteges of producer Pharell. They became known for lyrics […]

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    10 Times Church Signs Made You Do A Double-take

    1. When you need a Plan B   2. When it sounds like a plan   3. When you need to read it a couple times   4. When you’re allergic to nuts   5. When you’re texting and driving   6. When it makes perfect sense   7. When you know you’ve found your […]

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    Jefferson Bethke: 3 Things To Remember When You’re Hurting

    It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a new video from Jefferson Bethke, but we’re always grateful when we do. Here’s one Jeff just published that talks about three important takeaways from the Christmas Story that can make a difference when you’re hurting. Two points that really resonated with me were “Don’t forget what God said […]

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    Pastor David Grisham REALLY wants to talk to your kids about Santa

    Merry Christmas. There’s no debate that Jesus is the reason for this season. The debate comes when you start talking about the role Santa Claus plays in our Chiristmas holiday and how that impacts Christian families. How do you keep the focus on Jesus while dealing with the presence of Santa? Do you tell your […]

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    7 Reasons Why You Need To Give Up Porn Now

    Watching pornography is hurting you more than you think. Pornography is more pervasive and more accessible than ever before. It’s widely and freely available through the latest laptop, iPhone, or internet connection. What used to be something you had to actively go out and purchase, can not be obtained with a click of the nearest […]

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    Will this town be the first porn-free city in the world?

    Welcome to Toowoomba. If city leaders have their way, this town of almost 111,000 in Queensland, Australia could just become the first porn-free city in the world. City leaders, local Christian ministries, a church group, City Women Toowoomba, and a local organization called Toowoomba Together that raises awareness about domestic violence issues are leading the […]

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    Ben Carson accepts post as Housing Secretary

    President-elect Donald Trump nominated retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Carson has accepted. Carson was, at one point in the campaign, a top Trump rival for the presidency. Trump sought to discredit his credentials and personal history, but the two men have since mended fences are […]

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    What’s it like to play Jesus? Jim Caviezel shares his testimony

    Actor Jim Caviezel is probably best known for his portrayal of Jesus in the controversial Mel Gibson film, The Passion of the Christ. The Passion was the highest grossing R-rated film in history and one of the most successful religious-themed movies in history. He has also appeared in such films as The Thin Red Line […]