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2020 Should Be the ‘Year of the Bible,’ Says State Senator

Oklahoma state senator Nathan Dahm has filed a resolution, which, if passed, would declare 2020 the “Year of the Bible.” According to Dahm, the resolution would be a step toward returning to the historical roots of the U.S. and would benefit the country moving forward.
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Jack Wilson Awarded Governor’s Medal of Courage

"I personally don't feel like I killed a human being. I took some evil out. That's how I'm processing this whole situation," Jack Wilson told reporters.
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Dr. Tony Evans: Here Is How to Live Well So You Can Die Well

In a memorial tribute sermon, Dr. Tony Evans reflected on the life of his wife, Lois Evans, pointing to her as an example of living and dying well while exhorting his congregation to do the same.
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Adam Wainwright: Read Through the Bible in a Year With Me

For 2020, professional athlete and outspoken Christian Adam Wainwright is inviting fans to join him on a yearlong journey through God’s Word.
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Please Pray for Priscilla Shirer

Tony Evans' daughter, Priscilla Shirer, announced she is undergoing surgery to remove a lobe of her left lung. The surgery was delayed due to her mother's illness and recent passing away.
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What Does It Really Mean to ‘Deconstruct’ from Evangelicalism?

Why people are “deconstructing” from American evangelicalism, and is it possible to deconstruct without rejecting Christianity entirely? This week, the hosts of the Gravity Leadership podcast explored this complex issue along with pastor and author Skye Jethani.
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Alzheimer’s Association Partners With AME Church to Fight Disease

Through its partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, the AME Church aims to help the communities it serves learn more about the disease, its risk factors, and the many resources that are available.
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5 Films (and a Netflix Series) Christians Will Want to See in 2020

The new year has come and with it some exciting new Christian films and a Netflix series to watch. Spanning from love stories to documentaries to inspirational portrayals, these films will take you on a faith journey.
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What Should Christians Do About Sex Dreams?

What do you do when you're having sex dreams (and not about your spouse), but can’t seem to do anything to stop them? Here's what John Piper has to say.
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Boko Haram Kidnaps Christian Leader in Attacks in Northeast Nigeria

The Rev. Lawan Andimi was abducted by Boko Haram. “They attacked Michika and Bassa communities just a day after we celebrated the New Year,” area resident Vandi Hosea told Morning Star News.
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Puerto Ricans Need Prayer, Aid After Worst Earthquake in a Century

Puerto Rico earthquake: A series of earthquakes has left a disaster-weary Puerto Rico in need of more prayer and more aid. The temblors, experts say, could cause even more long-term damage than Hurricane Maria.
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ROE Act Would Remove Need for Parental Consent to Get Abortion

A proposed bill in Massachusetts called the "ROE Act" would significantly increase access to abortions in the state.
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Slave Cemetery Controversy Results in Pastor Leaving Church

After a church in Loudoun County, Virginia, refused to memorialize a slave cemetery discovered on its property, the result was its pastor and some of the congregation left.
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Francis Chan: We’ve Replaced Communion With ‘one guy and his pulpit’

Francis Chan argued the modern American church has replaced communion with the sermon as the center of our modern worship services. This has had a profound effect on our function as the church.
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Lois Evans Celebrated for a ‘life well-lived’

Lois Evans, co-founder of the Urban Alternative, was laid to rest today. She was remembered as a pastor's wife who put faith and family first in her life.
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New Jesus Film to Reach Deaf People in Their Heart Language

The Jesus Film Project is collaborating with Deaf Missions to create a movie about the life of Christ for those who are deaf and hard of hearing. The film has the potential for having a powerful impact because it will communicate to people in their “heart language.”
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Ongoing Spousal Dispute Leads to Tragedy in Kenyan Pulpit

Congregants of Ground for God’s Gospel Church in Mombasa, Kenya, were shocked on Sunday when their pastor was stabbed while standing at the pulpit.
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Diverse Leaders Offer Solution of Amicable United Methodist Split

Sixteen leaders of diverse backgrounds have proposed the solution of an amicable United Methodist split as a way to resolve the controversy the UMC has been experiencing over same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
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U.S. Condemns Chinese Pastor Wang Yi’s Lengthy Sentence

News of Chinese pastor Wang Yi’s secret trial and nine-year prison sentence continues to spark outcry from world leaders and religious-liberty advocates. U.S. and human rights organizations speak out on Wang Yi's behalf.
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Church Building Micro Home Village for Homeless

Can you imagine being released from the hospital after surgery and having nowhere to go to recover but a park bench? That question is what led Glencliff United Methodist Church to envision building a micro home village.
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Christian Leaders Respond to Kobe Bryant’s Death

"Such sudden losses bring all of us into the sobering reality of an appointment we will all have to keep & the vaporous span of life," Ravi Zacharias said about Kobe Bryant's death.

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Meg Meeker: What You Need to Know About Teen Sex, Depression,...

Never think, says Dr. Meg Meeker, that you have no power to help your teens navigate challenges like social media, depression, and premarital sex. The dangers are real, she says, but "there’s a lot parents (and youth leaders) can do.”