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Francis Chan discovers link between birth mother, move to Hong Kong: 'It's confirmation of God’s goodness'
Francis Chan shared a personal story about his new neighborhood in Hong Kong and a connection his late missionary mother had to it — an unlikely event he said highlights God’s “goodness” and “grace.”
SD Gov. Kristi Noem terminates transgender advocacy group's contract with Dept. of Health
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has ordered the termination of a transgender advocacy group's contract with the state Department of Health, alleging that the organization committed numerous contract violations.
Francis Chan says he didn't believe in healing, miracles until recently
Bestselling author Francis Chan said he was previously cynical of healing ministries until God illuminated the Scriptures to him. "I used to ridicule people who spoke in tongues or prophesied or believed they could heal."
Over 80% of public schools say COVID negatively impacted student behavior, study finds
A new study suggests that a high percentage of public schools report increases in negative student behavior, with many linking a rise in absenteeism and other serious behavioral issues to the COVID-19 pandemic and remote learning arrangements.
Chuck Norris pays tribute to his mom, reveals she 'prayed' when he nearly lost his soul to Hollywood
Actor and martial artist Chuck Norris paid tribute to his mother for her 100th birthday this month and revealed how her faith transformed his life.
Why $15 minimum wage is bad policy, has no biblical support
The argument that not paying people a “living wage” is immoral and, therefore, unbiblical, is prevalent in discussions with Christians on this topic. But, before we can label something immoral and tie it to a biblical mandate, we must first answer the question about what a “living wage” is and where it should be applied.
10 realities for regathering churches
Though we don’t have a precise picture of what churches will look like two years from now, we are at least getting some early indicators as the congregations regather.
Community Is Good for Us: New Study Confirms Scriptural Truth
It's not good for man, or woman, to be alone. And a new Canadian study confirms it.
'Hillbilly Elegy' highlights 'shared humanity,' says director Ron Howard
The film adaptation of “Hillbilly Elegy” seeks to highlight the importance of family, loyalty, and sacrifice while taking a realistic look at the struggles facing many working-class Americans, according to Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard.
761 acts of violence committed against Indian Christians in 2021, new report finds
A federation of Indian American Christian groups says it documented at least 761 incidents of violence against Christians, including lynching and armed assaults last year. It is recommended that the U.S. and European governments impose sanctions on officials who promote violence and exclusion of religious minorities.
Christian teen fled persecution in Colombia, fears for family's safety amid threats of violence
A Colombian teenager who was moved to a safe house by a Christian ministry after experiencing persecution at the hands of a local indigenous people group says she fears for her family’s safety amid threats of violence.
Contentment, not poverty, should be the goal for Christians
...while it might be relatively simple to “make do” with less as a single individual, unmarried and childless, whose parents do not need financial help, simplicity gets complicated quickly in a world where people are supposed to provide for the well-being of others.
Why mobile abortion clinics are a terrible idea
And what happens if something goes wrong after the woman returns home following the abortion? Where will the doctor be that did the abortion? Across the state maybe, who knows?
Department of Defense cannot continue to ignore what's killing recruitment
Defense Department leaders continue to avoid facing the real elephant in the room: The perceived wokeness of top DOD leadership (and policies) by the conservative half of the country.
Mass shooting and intentionally mentoring tween boys
As we begin to pray and imagine what a world could look like without violent mass-shootings one of the things that the Church has to decide is: Are we willing to give up our own agendas so we can create space to pour into tween boys?
'We are increasingly no longer safe': Seminary head sounds alarm on record rise in murder rates
The head of a prominent American seminary who served as both a lawyer and judge is warning that a surge in murders among Americans — particularly in the black community — since the “defund the police” movement began is yet another sign that America is in dire need of spiritual revival.
Archaeologists uncover centuries-old remnants of 1 of America's first black churches
A team of archaeologists in Virginia have discovered what they believe to be the remains of the first permanent structure for one of the oldest African-American congregations in the United States.
Egyptian authorities seize centuries-old monastery over unpaid taxes
Egyptian authorities have confiscated land and property belonging to a Coptic Orthodox monastery founded in 360 AD because the monks have not been able to pay taxes since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report.
New socialism is identity socialism
In this coronavirus crisis, we’ve gotten a nasty preview on a temporary basis of what socialism would feel like on a permanent basis.
62% of white Evangelicals have had at least 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine: poll
A new survey reveals that while a supermajority of white Evangelical Protestants have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the group has the lowest vaccination rate among all demographic subgroups questioned.