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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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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 prep2blesslogosevere weather and other emergencies, World Vision is sponsoring a Prep2Bless Emergency Preparedness Prep2BlessTraining/Expo, Saturday June 21st 8:30-1:00pm in Plano. “Prep2Bless is a free event with hands-on-training for the whole family,” says Lynn Scarborough, Director of Prep2Bless. “Prepping doesn’t have to be complicated, expensive or time consuming; we want everyone to have a 72- hour Emergency Kit and Family Plan.”

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Survey Finds Christians Won’t Be Duped In Regards to ‘God Movies’

Christian News Service/NICAEA poll finds 79% say biblical accuracy is important


OXFORD, Miss, June 10, 2014 |Christian News Service| –The so-called “Year of the Bible” has Christian moviegoers packing movie theaters across the country. Films like the SON OF GOD, MOMS NIGHT OUT CNSNICAEAPOLLand GOD’S NOT DEAD racked up a combined 218 million dollars in ticket sales in 2014.

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SBC Leaders Lament Lack of Evangelistic Passion Evidenced By Annual Report

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Southern Baptists experienced growth in the number of churches affiliated with the convention in 2013, while other key measures declined, according to the Annual Church Profile (ACP) compiled by LifeWay Christian Resources in cooperation with Baptist state conventions.

The number of churches in the Southern Baptist Convention grew by 91 to 46,125, a 0.2 percent increase over 2012. SBC churches also reported 4,789 church-type missions last year, a decline of 203 from 2012. However, some state conventions no longer use the designation of church-type mission, which may have impacted the total.

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Black Pastors Say Gay Rights Not the Same as Civil Rights

DetroitPastorsDetroit, Michigan |Christian News Service| — On March 21, 2014, Judge Bernard Friedman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan overturned and ruled Black Detroit Pastors“unconstitutional” the 2004 voter approved amendment to the Michigan Constitution that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.

Judge Friedman concluded that upholding the voting rights of 2.7 million voters who voted in favor of marriage protection is not “rational.”

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#FlipThisDecision Campaign Calls on HGTV to Reinstate "Flip it Forward” Immediately

Network’s Act of Intolerance and Discrimination Against Faith-Driven Benham Brothers Has No Place in American Rainbow of Diversity

hgtv flip it forwardRaleigh, NC | Christian News Service | — Faith Driven Consumer, the group behind the IStandWithPhil.com movement which played a leading role in Phil Robertson’s return to Duck Dynasty, the successful #OpenZilla campaign for tolerance and inclusion at Mozilla, and the ongoing Year of The Bible Movie initiative tracking the commercial viability of major Hollywood films courting faith audiences — serves as an advocate for 46 million Faith Driven Consumers who spend $1.75 trillion annually. Following the sudden cancellation of the upcoming HGTV series “Flip It Forward” simply because the stars of the show, brothers David and Jason Benham, hold a biblical worldview on the issues of life and marriage, Faith Driven Consumer is announcing a brand new grassroots campaign called #FlipThisDecision to return the show to the network’s fall lineup.

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