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The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most puzzling mysteries of our time. A multitude of fragments, more than 25,000 in total, have alluded researchers about their origins. The writing covers parts of the Hebrew Bible canon, along with religious practices, hymns, and legal documents. Now, experts are saying ancient DNA has helped them…

Last night, President Donald Trump took a photo holding a Bible in front of St. John’s Church, but it didn’t go over as expected. Religious leaders are outraged by what they see as a misuse of the Christian faith. Peaceful protesters were just outside of the White House gates when Trump began his walk to…

Christians in Hong Kong face constant threats in preaching a gospel of freedom in China, an authoritative Communist regime. News that China has enacted new security legislation over Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous city, is raising concerns for a significant Christian persecution watchdog group. China recently passed “national security” legislation, which targets cracking down on sedition…

A church that had been battling city officials over Covid-19 restrictions was destroyed in a fire that investigators believe was intentionally set. First Pentecostal Church had sued the city of Holly Springs, Mississippi, which is about an hour southeast of Memphis, arguing that its stay-at-home order had violated the church’s right to free speech and…

The mayor of a small city in Texas said women should not be allowed to lead the prayers at public meetings of the City Council, pointing to two verses in the Bible that he says were meant to be taken literally. “All I ask is that those leading the public prayer be young men,” Wylie…

A small Georgia church was excited to open its doors again after being shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their excitement was shortlived when two weeks later, members of their congregation tested positive for the disease. Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle in Ringgold announced on May 11th that they would suspend “in-person worship services for the…

Before the COVID-19 crisis, churches were already seeing pews begin to empty. Polls have long indicated that Americans identifying as Christians are declining and fewer new people are joining churches. Those who do attend were attending less often and were becoming less active overall. What, then, are churches to expect when COVID-19 is over? Will…

Vice President Mike Pence says he supports a Virginia church in its legal battle against the governor for restrictions against houses of worship. A Virginia church is in a legal battle against the governor for impost restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis, and Vice President Mike Pence is supporting them. The pastor of Lighthouse Fellowship…

If you are wondering whether COVID-19 is a sign of the end times, you are not alone. The Bible tells us that in the final days, the world will be rocked by subsequent famines and plagues. In an exclusive interview with Beliefnet, Mark Hitchcock, associate professor at Dallas Theological Seminary and author of over 30…

In the final chapters of the Bible, the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse will arrive to signify the end times. Are the seven Seals of the Book of Revelation unfolding today? Some end times theorists and Christian evangelists believe they have found links between the Coronavirus and prophecies in the Book of Revelation. In the…

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