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Young Bible readers more likely to be faithful adults

Bible

Most churchgoing Protestant parents of young adults say their kids grew up to be Christians. But half of them don’t actually practice the Christian faith, their parents say, according to a LifeWay Research survey released today (Oct. 17). And the …

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Who Do You Say that I Am? Idols vs. the real Jesus

Who is Jesus? It’s a foundational question, and one many Christians struggle to answer. In Matthew 16, Jesus asks His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” “Some say John the Baptist,” they replied, “others say …

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Twitter reverses decision to ban pro-life ad

Marsha Blackburn

Twitter censored, then allowed, a pro-life advertisement from Republican Marsha Blackburn’s Senate campaign, bolstering pro-life groups’ claim that the social media service favors pro-abortion views. Blackburn launched her 2018 Senate campaign last week with an ad that mentioned Congress’ investigation …

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Al-Shabaab blamed for Somalia bombing killing 320-plus

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabaab Islamic terrorists are responsible for a truck bomb that killed at least 320 and injured more than 400 in Mogadishu, Somalia Oct. 14, security officials told the Guardian hours later. While the al-Qaida affiliated group had …

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Air Force punishes colonel over marriage views

Col. Leland B.H. Bohannon

U.S. Air Force officials have suspended a decorated officer and revoked his recommendation for promotion to brigadier general because he would not sign an unofficial document affirming a retiring subordinate’s same-sex marriage. Col. Leland B.H. Bohannon, Air Force Inspection Agency …

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Supreme Court dismisses travel ban challenge

travel ban

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dismissed a major challenge to President Trump’s travel ban on majority-Muslim countries because it has been replaced by a new version, sending the controversy back to the starting block. The ruling Tuesday (Oct. 10) is a …

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STDs at record high

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are at an all-time high, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics. Americans reported more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in 2016. “STDs …

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Let’s talk about the talk

There’s a battle raging right now over sex education, and our kids are in the line of fire. “Your teacher told you what?” These are the first words of too many parents when they discover what their teens and pre-teens are …

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