Bibles Survive Nashville Tornadoes Intact

Tim Tune | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor  | Thursday, March 5, 2020 First responders, rescue personnel and volunteers are searching for survivors as they comb through the debris left by damage to an undetermined number of homes, businesses, churches and other structures in areas around Nashville, Tenn., affected by the Tuesday, March 3, early morning tornadoes. The death toll from the Middle Tennessee storms was at 25 on March 5. USA Today reported that on Wednesday, March 4, hundreds of ...

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New Cinderella Film to Feature ‘Genderless’ Fairy Godmother—’Kids Are Ready’

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor  | Wednesday, March 4, 2020 An upcoming theatrical remake of the classical story Cinderella will include a “genderless” Fairy Godmother played by actor and singer Billy Porter. Porter, who is gay, told CBS News the 2021 Sony movie will be a “classic fairytale for a new generation.” Singer Camila Cabello will play the lead role of Cinderella.  “It hit me when I was on the set last week, how profound it is that ...

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World affairs prove ‘Lord is soon to return,’ Christian broadcaster says

HAGAY HACOHEN |Jpost.com | FEBRUARY 24, 2019 16:34 “The Lord is soon to return,” announced Jerusalem Channel presenter Christine Darg on a video released on Facebook, predicting that current world affairs involving Israel, Russia, Turkey and the US signal the fulfillment of Evangelical Christian ideas about the End-times. While discussing the epic war between Gog and Magog written about in the book of Ezekiel, Darg made the argument that today’s Russia is the mythical ...

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Closing the Bible Gap in the Gulf

JAYSON CASPER | CHRISITIANTODAY.COM |FEBRUARY 05, 2020 11:00 AM Joining 80 leaders from 24 countries in Washington, DC, last September, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announced 2020 to be the Global Year of the Bible. “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ,” said WEA general secretary Ephraim Tendero. “In contrast to the sacred writings of many other traditions, the Bible is meant to be read and understood by all people.” But what if they cannot ...

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Project by United Methodist Women in Liberia Helps to Keep Rural Girls in School

E JULU SWEN| AMPHOR MISSION, Liberia (UM News) |FEBRUARY 11, 2020 United Methodist women in Liberia are aiming to keep rural girls in school during their menstrual cycles with the launch of a new program to make reusable sanitary pads locally. “These young girls are disadvantaged by their male counterparts when they have to leave school because of this natural phenomenon,” said United Methodist pastor Rose Farhat, director of women’s ministries. She ...

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All Across Nigeria, Christians Marched Sunday to Protest Persecution

JAYSON CASPER | CHRISITIANTODAY.COM |FEBRUARY 03, 2020 11:04 AM Having finished his Sunday sermon from Psalm 18 on God as a stronghold who delivers his people from their enemies, Enoch Adeboye then led them to a cemetery. It was an ironic yet appropriate choice. Wearing a bright green tuxedo, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lagos, Nigeria, marched three miles yesterday holding a placard that declared: “All Souls are ...

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13 Christian Takes on Trump’s Peace Plan for Israel and Palestine

JAYSON CASPER | CHRISITIANTODAY.COM |JANUARY 28, 2020 6:39 PM After three years of anticipation—and dread—President Trump announced the launch of his “Deal of the Century” to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine. With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side, he outlined details for a proposal that would recognize a Palestinian state following extensive land swaps and security arrangements. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was not present, having broken off communication with ...

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PBS Kids’ Clifford the Big Red Dog Introduces LGBT Characters

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor  | Thursday, February 27, 2020 The beloved animated show Clifford the Big Red Dog in recent weeks became the second PBS Kids series with a recurring LGBT character when one of Emily Elizabeth’s friends brought her two moms to a dinner party. The series, based on a popular Scholastic book character, follows the exploits of an energetic girl named Emily Elizabeth and her giant red dog, Clifford, who is the size ...

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Christians Suffer Two Months of Abuse in Jail on Baseless Charges in India

Morning Star News India Correspondent | Morning Star News  | Wednesday, February 26, 2020 NEW DELHI, February 25, 2020 (Morning Star News) – Three Christians in northern India spent more than two months in jail suffering abuse from other prisoners, even though police found no evidence of wrongdoing and the complainant retracted his accusation, sources said. In Uttar Pradesh state’s Mau District, 23-year-old pastor Ajay Kumar, fellow pastor Om Prakash, 20, and another Christian, 62-year-old ...

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Chinese Churches ‘Must Support’ Communist Leaders and Gov’t, New Law Says

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor  | Thursday, February 20, 2020 New regulations that went into effect in China this month require churches and other religious organizations to “support the leadership” of the Communist Party and “adhere to” the government’s teachings.  Further, all churches and religious organizations must be “examined and approved” before they can legally worship. The new regulations, dubbed the “Administrative Measures for Religious Groups,” were passed in 2019 and went into effect Feb. 1. ...

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