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Why is today the National Day of Prayer?

Why is today the National Day of Prayer?

In 1775, the Second Continental Congress issued a proclamation recommending a day of "humiliation, fasting, and prayer" to be observed by the Colonies...

Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto: Hostages killed in US anti-terror mission

Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto: Hostages killed in US anti-terror mission

President Barack Obama announced Thursday two innocent hostages held by al-Qaeda were accidentally killed in a U.S. anti-terror mission.

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Alabama-based foundation carries battle to Supreme Court

Alabama-based foundation carries battle to Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY, Ala., -- The Foundation for Moral Law, an Alabama-based legal foundation dedicated to the defense of religious liberty under the Constitut...

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Tom Brady and the 'win at all costs' mentality

Tom Brady and the 'win at all costs' mentality

10 DAYS AGO  |  Dr. Jim Denison, Christian Press Columnist

Tom Brady is arguably football's biggest star. Winner of four Super Bowl rings a...

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#HoustonWeHaveAProblem Petition Demands City of Houston Cease Bullying Actions Against Pastors

Raleigh, NC |Christian News Service| — Faith Driven Consumer™, the group that emerged on the national stage last year with its #IStandWithPhil campaign that played a leading role in Phil Robertson's return to Duck Dynasty, continues to serve as an advocate for more than 41 million consumers who spend $2 trillion annually. Today, the group is launching a major petition campaign #HoustonWeHaveAProblem – using the website HoustonProblem.com – demanding that the City of Houston immediately “cease and desist all bullying and other offensive actions” against a group of pastors who are victims of an aggressive harassment effort at the hands of the city government. The city is demanding that a group of pastors turn over any sermons – including personal correspondence such as emails – “dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor” as reported by Fox News.

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Calif Churches File Complaint Against Imposed Abortion Coverage

WASHINGTON – Life Legal Defense Foundation and Alliance Defending Freedom filed a formal complaintThursday with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over the California Department of Managed Health Care’s decision to force all employers, including churches, to pay for elective abortions in their health insurance plans. LLDF and ADF represent seven California churches that object to offering their employees insurance plans covering elective abortions and allege that DMHC’s coercion of abortion coverage violates federal law.

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Doctors Declare Jahi McMath is "Alive"

Parents of a young girl declared brain dead are trying to get the courts to declare her alive Jahi McMathagain after brain activity was found.

Eight months after Children’s Hospital Oakland refused to care for 13 year-old Jahi McMath, doctors and attorneys are declaring that Jahi is in fact alive.

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Advocates React to U.S. Supreme Court's 'Punt' on Homosexual Marriage Cases

The Supreme Court’s decision to sidestep five cases Monday cleared the way for same-sex marriages in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, supreme courtOklahoma, and Virginia.

"This is a total dereliction of duty, " said Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel. "The Supreme Court abandoned its duty to take up or at least hold these marriage cases. The responsibility for the undermining of marriage rests solely at the U.S. Supreme Court.”

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National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Announces Theme for 2015 Convention

Manassas, Virgina |Christian News Service| -- "Proclaim" is the theme for the NRB 2015 NRB proclaimInternational Christian Media Convention, sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters, to be held February 23-26, 2015, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Christian media and ministry professionals are invited to join the thousands who will attend to network, to discover new resources, and to expose themselves to the latest tips, trends, and insights in communications.

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