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Billy Graham: I know where I’m going

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“Daddy thinks the Lord will allow him to live to 95,” said Franklin Graham recently. It was not a prophecy but a hope, Franklin explained, that he would live to see the beginning of a Christian renewal, a genuine heaven-sent […]

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Are All These Christians’ Complaints of Persecution Just So Much Empty Whining?

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The headlines are alarming: “Catholic-Owned Company Wins Religious Freedom Court Decision,” “Death Toll Rises to 65 in Boko Haram Attack on Students,” “Little Sisters Catholic Charity Victimized By Obamacare,” “Christians Sought Out, Murdered in the Kenyan Mall Massacre,” “Judicial Watch […]

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How can Christians defend themselves against today’s random violence?

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So, a crazed gunman opens fire and you’re caught in the middle. How can you survive? Heroes come in all sorts of packages. And they wield all sorts of defensive weapons. Such as guns and Jesus. Sometimes both at the […]

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Want a Good Movie for Your Youth Group?

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What does it take to make a good Christian movie? “Passion,” says Nicole Abisinio, producer of “The Investigator,” based on the true-life story of comedian Ray Romano’s brother Rich. In the long-running TV series “Everybody Loves Raymond.” the character “Robert” […]

ABC News’ Christiane Amanpour: Not your ordinary Christmases

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Christmas has unique memories for international journalist Christiane Amanpour, the ABC News Global Affairs Anchor. As a small child, she remembers wonderful times, “my family with a Christmas tree and presents and a family gathering.” But her father was Muslim. Her mother […]

Science Whiz Gets a New Home

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17 year-old Samantha Garvey made national headlines when she was selected as an Intel Science Talent Search semi-finalist—one of 300 across the country vying for the top prize, a $100,000 science scholarship.  It was Garvey’s home life that tugged at […]

Paying It Forward

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The folks at Pay it Forward Foundation are working hard to make a difference in the world.  Some think they are crazy; they prefer to be called visionaries.  And visionaries they are!  With over 1 million Pay It Forward bracelets […]

Ottawa Girls Hockey Team Earns Spirit of Sport Story of the Year

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The True Sport Foundation announced its Canadian Sport Award winners this week.  The national organization honoring individuals like speed skater Christine Nesbitt and world and national figure skating champion Patrick Chan; also singled out an Ottawa hockey team.  The Ottawa […]

What if you wanted to save the world, but could not speak or even feed yourself?

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The next time you feel like complaining about your life, consider Sara Coiner. She cannot speak. She cannot walk. She cannot move her hands with enough control to type on a keyboard. But she has a driving desire to tell […]

One last important talk with Dad

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With his elderly father suffering from the confusion that comes with too many old-age ailments, Steven Travers felt the two of them still needed to have a heart-to-heart talk. But he feared it would not be easy. “I girded myself,” Travers writes […]

9-year-old boy credits God after surviving near-deadly encounter with plane propeller

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Texas 9-year-old Isaac Armstead credits his faith in God for his incredible survival after walking into a airplane propeller going full speed — and living to talk about it. The prop split his head open and took off his right […]

Preaching alone won’t spread Christianity, says NYC pastor

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In today’s culture, preaching will not be effective if Christians are not also highly effective, writes Dr. Timothy Keller on the website Redeemer City to City. “In our times, people will be indifferent or hostile to the idea of attending […]

Hoop-shooting kid wins $40,000 scholarship, splits it among his opponents

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The event – a foul-shooting contest for top academic students at Compton High School in Los Angeles – was created with a simple premise: Organizers wanted to show the kids in the low-income, high-crime area how to create community spirit with college scholarship […]

So, what happened to those guys who signed the Declaration of Independence?

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    Have you ever wondered about the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence?   What kind of men were they?   What became of them?   Twenty-four of the 56 men were lawyers and jurists. Eleven were merchants and […]

Sailor wins 2011 Military Fatherhood Award for devotion to handicapped 11-year-old son

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Beliefnet’s Nora Beth Puls reports in her “Sweet Shore” blog that the U.S. Navy’s Logistics Specialist 1st Class Christopher Cady, a petty officer, has been named the winner of this year’s National Fatherhood Initiative “Military Fatherhood Award” during a ceremony in […]

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Former Muslim Wants to See Change
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=348P3ooQUPk   Author and former Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali spoke at the National Press Club on April 7th and said there needs to be five amendments to Islam. She said “individuals” within Islam today ...

posted 9:08:12am Apr. 10, 2015 | read full post »

Hispanics turning evangelical, Jews secular
Worship service attendance is up in New York City, but down among young adult Jews, according to recent studies. On the other hand, fewer Spanish-speaking teens are attending Catholic mass, but more are showing up at Evangelical ...

posted 3:10:30pm Nov. 05, 2013 | read full post »

Billy Graham: I know where I'm going
“Daddy thinks the Lord will allow him to live to 95,” said Franklin Graham recently. It was not a prophecy but a hope, Franklin explained, ...

posted 10:02:01am Oct. 24, 2013 | read full post »

Are All These Christians' Complaints of Persecution Just So Much Empty Whining?
The headlines are alarming: “Catholic-Owned Company Wins Religious Freedom Court Decision,” “Death Toll Rises to 65 in Boko Haram Attack on Students,” “Little Sisters Catholic Charity Victimized By Obamacare,” “Christians Sought ...

posted 2:41:26am Oct. 07, 2013 | read full post »

How can Christians defend themselves against today's random violence?
So, a crazed gunman opens fire and you’re caught in the middle. How can you survive? Heroes come in all sorts of packages. And they wield all sorts of defensive weapons. Such as guns and Jesus. Sometimes both at the same time. [caption ...

posted 2:53:48pm Sep. 27, 2013 | read full post »

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