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Good deeds by Christians often go unnoticed

homeless ministry

Many Americans are unaware of various efforts by local Christians or churches to serve their neighbors, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. In a survey of 1,000 Americans, LifeWay Research looked at 13 service programs conducted by …

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Non-denominational Protestants on the rise

church

Data pointing to a dwindling percentage of Americas who identify with a specific Protestant denomination has spurred calls for churches marked by God’s “presence and power” and for reemphasis of biblical doctrine. According to the Gallup polling organization, just 30 …

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A baker and a florist walk into the Supreme Court …

Baronelle Stutzman

Barronelle Stutzman, the Washington state florist sued for declining to create custom floral arrangements for a gay wedding, has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case. In their July 14 appeal, Stutzman’s attorneys asked the court to consolidate …

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Oregon poised to make abortion free

unborn baby

Oregon taxpayers will soon be paying for abortion, contraceptives, and sterilization under a new law Gov. Kate Brown vowed to sign. The Reproductive Health Equity Act, recently passed by legislators, forbids health insurance plans from imposing “a deductible, coinsurance, copayment, …

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Fight against trafficking gains broad House support

Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives has found at least one issue it can agree on across the board — combating human trafficking. The House has approved more than a dozen anti-trafficking bills in recent weeks, with …

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Dunkirk movie: WW2 mayhem and miracles

Dunkirk

When your back’s against the wall, and the enemy’s closing in fast, and all hope appears lost, it might be a good time to consider praying. That’s what faced England in May 1940. In early World War 2, Hitler’s war …

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Evangelical supporters meet with, pray for Trump

Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met with evangelical supporters this week as news was breaking about the president’s son’s connections with Russia during the 2016 campaign. The supporters, including some who had been on Trump’s evangelical …

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