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Shauna Niequist: A Life Lesson on Ministry Capacity I Learned From My Father, Bill...

Shauna Niequist realized she had built a life "too heavy for me to carry." A watershed conversation with her father was one of the things that helped her make some much-needed changes in her frenzied life.

Top of the Church Shopper’s List: Strong Preaching

“When searching for a new congregation, Americans value quality of sermons and feeling welcomed.”

Church Shoppers Look for Quality Sermons Above All * Anti-ISIS Billboards * A New...

The top news stories from Thursday, August 25, 2016.
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Chris Tomlin Joins Musicians From Around the World to Give Us a Preview of...

It's going to be one big party: all the nations coming together, worshipping God in our given languages and cultural expressions.
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“Actual Muslims” Are Fighting ISIS With Billboards in the U.S.

The billboard reads, “Hey ISIS, You suck!!! From: #ActualMuslims.”

In Their Own Words: Why Religious “Nones” Are Leaving the Church

Religious "'nones' can be broken down into three broad subgroups: self-identified atheists, those who call themselves agnostic and people who describe their religion as 'nothing in particular.'"
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The First Major Full-Length Virtual Reality Film Is All About Jesus

"This is the most powerful story of all time and virtual reality is the perfect way to tell it."

Deadly Quake Hits Italy * Trump Softens on Immigration * Ken Ham: If the...

The top news stories for Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Major Earthquakes Strike Italy and Myanmar

A devastating earthquake hit central Italy, killing at least 73 people—with an undetermined amount missing. Central Myanmar in Southeast Asia was hit the same day, killing three people.
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Albert Mohler Kicks Off New School Year at SBTS With Fiery Convocation Address

Albert Mohler: “We’re beginning this academic year in an act of outright intellectual subversion."
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Nick Vujicic: Our Greatest Disabilities Are Not Physical

"I know how it feels to have a broken heart. I know how it feels to be alone."
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Ravi Zacharias: Does God Favor a Particular Gender?

"All of Easter hangs on the testimony of womankind—with whom he trusted with the entire gospel."

Hillsong United Performs ‘Oceans’ on the Sea of Galilee, Where Jesus First ‘Called Peter...

Watch this emotional performance of "Oceans" right where Jesus first called Peter out on the waters.
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Ecclesiastes: Life Can Be Confusing and Unpredictable, Yet We Should Still Fear God

The wisdom books of the Bible seek to answer the question “What does it mean to live well in this world?"

Faith-Based Groups Mobilize to Aid Louisiana Flood Victims

BATON ROUGE, La. (RNS) In a northern Baton Rouge suburb last weekend, Jared Stockstill watched with alarm as the floodwaters rose on his street. Then he...

Texas Judge Blocks Obama Transgender Bathroom Rules

The decision is at least the third legal setback for transgender rights in federal court this month.
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Jonathan and Melissa Helser’s “No Longer Slaves” Invites You to Throw Off The Yoke...

Bethel Music's new song "No Longer Slaves" invites us to be free from the bondage of fear.

Francis Chan on Birth Control, Drinking Alcohol and Judging Others

"Don’t tell me I need Jesus plus something else."

THE BRIEF: Science says no evidence people are born gay * Judge blocks Obama’s...

The top news stories for Monday, August 22, 2016.

More Clinton Emails * Obama’s Late Visit * 1,500 Americans Wash up on Canada’s...

The top news stories for Tuesday, August 23, 2016.
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Chance the (Christian) Rapper Is Taking a Sabbatical to Study the...

One of the Christian rappers in the news lately is in the news again for an unusual move. At least, it's unusual if you're not a committed Christian.

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Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry: What Pastors Need to Know About...

Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry with Tithe.ly discuss what pastors and ministry leaders need to know about year-end giving. The reality is that December is an excellent time to talk about giving, even more so than you may realize.