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Xavier Cunningham

Meat Skewer Impales Boy’s Skull…His Father’s Prayer Will Break Your Heart

Xavier Cunningham fell from a tree house as he was being stung by yellow jackets. Unfortunately, a meat skewer broke his fall. Read the miraculous story of Xavier's next 24 hours.
abortion in South Korea

125 Women and the Ineffectiveness of South Korea’s Abortion Ban

If abortion in South Korea is illegal, why does the government estimate that 44 percent of pregnancies end in abortion?
While prayer services swept the nation after 9/11 in 2001, God used Billy Graham's 9/11 message at the prayer service called by President George Bush in the Washington National Cathedral.

Watch Billy Graham’s 9/11 Message From the Washington National Cathedral

While prayer services swept the nation after 9/11 in 2001, God used Billy Graham's 9/11 message at the prayer service called by President George Bush in the Washington National Cathedral.
Andrew Stoecklein funeral

Andrew Stoecklein: This Is Why We Can Grieve With Hope

The most powerful moment of Andrew Stoecklein's funeral was arguably delivered by Andrew himself, months before he would lose a battle with depression and anxiety.
The release of the Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel spurs “productive conversation." The statement is from 14 male pastors who express "our growing concern with much that was taking place within evangelical circles under the banner of “Social Justice.”

The “Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel” Stirs Up Controversy and Conversation

The release and subsequent signing by almost 5,000 people of the Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel spurs “productive conversation," according to an...
Luis Palau Bogota Colombia

52 Years After the First, Luis Palau Festival Counts 18,000 Confessions

The 2018 Luis Palau festival in Bogota marked 52 years since Luis Palau led his first outdoor campaign. With just as much fervor as the first, this year's campaign also yielded a great harvest!
Council of Nicea

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Roman Church of Nicea

Archaeologists believe they have discovered the church that was built shortly after the Council of Nicea convened in A.D. 325.
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Transgender Peer Pressure: Could Your Child Be Vulnerable?

A new study indicates there is an observable link between peer group influence and increased social media use and gender dysphoria in adolescents and young adults.
The family of Brycen Zerby has shown all of us what it means to walk through the valley of the shadow of death and know that God is with us. 

After Unspeakable Loss of Their Young Son, This Family Doesn’t Stop Speaking About the...

The family of Brycen Zerby has shown all of us what it means to walk through the valley of the shadow of death and...
Sheer outrage exploded in the world of social media Wednesday, September 5, surrounding this Afiya Center billboard targeting black women. The abortion billboard in Dallas, Texas, proclaims: "Black women take care of their families by taking care of themselves. Abortion is self-care."

Abortion Billboard in Dallas Raises Outrage Over Two Key Issues

Sheer outrage exploded in the world of social media Wednesday, September 5, surrounding this Afiya Center billboard targeting black women. The abortion billboard in...
Lauren Daigle’s Look Up Child album releases tomorrow, September 7, 2018, and with it new messages to inspire and encourage faith. This is Daigle’s first album in three years since her "How Can It Be" album.

Lauren Daigle Says Her New “Look Up Child” Album Shows You Can Always Come...

Lauren Daigle’s Look Up Child album releases tomorrow, September 7, 2018, and with it new messages to inspire and encourage faith. This is Daigle’s first album in three years since her "How Can It Be" album.
Andrew Stoecklein

Widow Kayla Stoecklein Is Still Praying for a Miracle

Kayla prayed for a miracle when her husband, Andrew Stoecklein, attempted suicide. Although Andrew did pass away, Kayla is still praying for a miracle.
Will Graham Unbroken Film

Billy Graham’s Evangelism Featured in New Film About WWII Hero

Will Graham, the grandson of Billy Graham, is continuing his grandfather's legacy in an interesting way. Will plays his grandfather in a new Unbroken film, which continues the story of Louis Zamperini.
Michael Ketterer America's Got Talent

This Is Why the AGT Judges Can’t Stop Praising Michael Ketterer

We can't get enough of seeing Michael Ketterer America's Got Talent performances. If you haven't heard this worship leader's soulful voice, you are in for a real blessing.
Anne Graham Lotz

Anne Graham Lotz Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Anne Graham Lotz is asking for prayer that God would heal her in whichever way He deems would bring Him the most glory. Healing without surgery, with surgery, with surgery and follow-up treatment, or through the greater miracle of the resurrection.
John Crist

John Crist: Who Would You Pick in a Celebrity Pastor Fantasy Draft?

John Crist wonders why we don't have a fantasy league for celebrity pastors like we do the NFL. Instead of determining a QPR (Quarterback Performance Rating), participants would calculate PPR (Pastor’s Performance Rating).   
Conversion Therapy Bill

Unexpected Drop of California’s Conversion Therapy Bill

The author of California's conversion therapy bill, that declared gay conversion therapy a fraudulent business practice, has abandoned his effort for this year after a fierce outcry from the state’s religious community and unexpected dialogue and collaboration.
Faith in America

Which of These New Faith Categories Do You Fall Into?

Researchers have divided faith in America into seven new categories: Sunday Stalwarts, God-and-Country Believers, Diversely Devout, Solidly Secular, Religion Resisters, Relaxed Religious and Spiritually Awake.
Catholic Church sex abuse

$3.8 Billion Paid Out to Abuse Victims by Catholic Church

In a new report from BishopAccountability the out-of-court settlements and civil suit cases have cost the church a staggering $3.8 billion as a result of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.
pastor pay

Pastors: If You Think Your Paycheck Is Shrinking, You’re Right

A new GuideStone Financial Resources and LifeWay Christian Resources survey finds pastor pay for full-time Southern Baptists lagged behind the growth in the cost-of-living over the past two years.
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