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Prayer and Unity: The Quintessentially Jewish Response to a Kidnapping

Prayer and Unity: The Quintessentially Jewish Response to a Kidnapping

JERUSALEM—With their pictures posted on countless Facebook pages and widely published in newspapers and on websites, the faces of the three missing Is...

U.S. Works for Meriam Ibrahim Exit in Sudan Death Row Case

U.S. Works for Meriam Ibrahim Exit in Sudan Death Row Case

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (ANS) -- The U.S. says it is working with Sudan to ensure a woman freed from death row can leave the country, after she was detained a...

Prep2Bless Seeks to Train Families for Emergency Preparedness

Prep2Bless Seeks to Train Families for Emergency Preparedness

PLANO, Texas -- |Christian News Service| When tornadoes come to town, does your family know what to do? To help North Texans prepare for severe weathe...

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Veterans Advocacy Group Calls for Hearings on VA Religious Freedom

Flag of the United States Department of Veterans AffairsWASHINGTON -- Christian News Service -- In a letter to Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL), Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, Military-Veterans Advocacy Inc, requested hearings into religious liberty violations within the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system. This action came on the heels of a letter sent by Miller to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki, demanding an explanation for alleged anti-Christian activities over the Christmas holiday. Specifically, Miller noted that some VA administrators refused to accept Christmas cards for veterans, restricted Christmas carols and refused to distribute gifts wrapped in Christmas paper. The letter also praised Miller for his support of religious freedom.

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Teacher to First Grader: 'Jesus is Not Allowed in School'

Isaiah MartinezWEST COVINA, Calif., -- On December 13, 2013, first grader Isaiah Martinez took Christmas gifts intended for his teacher and classmates at Merced Elementary in the West Covina Unified School District. Each gift consisted of a traditional candy cane with a message attached that recited the legend of the candy cane. The legend references a candy maker who created the candy cane to symbolize the life of Jesus Christ.

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Naming a Baby “Messiah” is Fine With Most Americans

baby name chart-storyNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Three out of four (74 percent) Americans say parents should be able to give their child religious names – including Messiah - according to a survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. A similar number (75 percent) say a judge should not be allowed to change a child’s name for religious reasons.

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2013 a Bad Year for Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

Obamacare300x250WASHINGTON — 2013 proved to be a bad year for the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate, which finished the year with 88 percent of court decisions going against it (53-7). Alliance Defending Freedom and its allied attorneys are currently winning their cases by a wide margin, with court orders going 15-1 against the mandate.

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Billy Graham Makes 57th Appearance on Most Admired List

Once again Rev. Billy Graham has been selected as one of the most admired people in world. The honor comes from Gallops annual survey of Most Admired Men and Women.

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