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    We must not do nothing

    By Jon Bloom, DesiringGod.com. This weekend Americans will commemorate Memorial Day, a holiday of collective national remembrance. Many will gather in cemeteries and civic parks for grateful and sometimes tearful ceremonies. […]

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    NAE releases “When God and science meet” booklet

    Press release from the National Association of Evangelicals. The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) has released an important resource for evangelicals on questions that arise at the intersection of faith […]

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    The blessings of religious liberty and the positives of persecution

    By Rev. Mark H. Creech, The Christian Post. I once knew a pastor who has since passed away, who was always concerned his parishioners understood and appreciated the privileges of […]

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    UMC Connectional Table proposes dramatic change

    By Walter Fenton, Good News. The Connectional Table voted 26 to 10 (there was one abstention) to forward a petition to General Conference 2016 that would dramatically change The United […]

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    Is it HOW we read the Bible or IF we read the Bible?

    By John Lomperis, Juicy Ecumenism. The fundamental differences between self-described progressive Christians and more orthodox believers are commonly described as “they read and interpret the Bible very differently.” The fact […]

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    New Christian video released: The Medal of Honor Robert Maxwell’s Story

    Written by John McWilliams. Released on May 1, the new Christian video, “The Medal of Honor:  Robert Maxwell’s Story” is now available free for you and or your congregation to use. […]

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    The church grows when …

    By The Rev. Canon Phil Ashey, CEO of the American Anglican Council. I want to commend to you an article with up to the minute relevance, “If you’re going to be a […]

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    Past year marked worst level of persecution in modern times

    By Bill Bumpas, OneNewsNow.com. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently released its 2015 annual report. USCIRF chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett says the world is seeing “very grave assaults on […]

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    Dumb sheep: The truth about a slanderous accusation

    By James S. Spiegel, Touchstone. It is common to hear people complain about “stupid” Christians. Some suggest, in less crass terms, that religious people, and Christians in particular, tend to […]

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    Can you be a Christian without believing in Christ?

    By Trevin Wax, Religion News Service. The rise of the “nones” — Americans who no longer check a religious affiliation on demographic surveys — has stirred up interesting conversations among church […]