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Mother Glad She Didn’t Listen to Doctor’s Recommendation to Abort

By Editor Photo Credit: Jess Lis (The Christian Institute) — A mother who was advised by doctors to have an abortion has spoken of how glad she is that she did not go through with it. When Demi Goodman found out she was expecting a baby in late 2016, she was thrilled, but at a 20-week scan she was told that the baby had a serious condition in which only half of her… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Alaska Women’s Shelter Placed Under Investigation Following Complaint From Man Who Identifies as Woman

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: Alliance Defending Freedom ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Christian women’s shelter in Alaska has filed suit as the Anchorage Equal Rights Commission has not dismissed its investigation into the facility after a man who identifies as a woman filed a complaint because he was not accepted for admittance to the shelter. According to the lawsuit, the Hope… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Week 45, One Year Bible Challenge: “A Better Covenant”

By Tom Truex Christ the Rock Community Church, Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study This week’s reading November 4-101 Ezekiel 12:1 to Ezekiel 23:49 Hebrews 7:1 to Hebrews 10:39 Psalm 105:37 to 109:31 Proverbs 27:3 to 27:13 Next Week’s Reading November 11-17 From 1890 Holman Bible Ezekiel 24:1 to 38:23 Hebrews 11:1 to James 2:17 Psalm 110:1 to 117:2 Proverbs 27:14 to 28:1 Discussion Questions:Old Testament God knew his people intentionally disobeyed him. He referred to the captives in Babylon as “the rebellious house, who have eyes to see, and don’t see, who have ears to hear, and don’t hear.” Ezekiel 12:2. Christ later quoted this passage as He spoke to His disciples. Mark 8:18. What about modern believers—do we (or YOU) see and hear the truth, but still rebel against God? God told Ezekiel to speak against false prophets. Ezekiel 13:1 Why would these false prophets follow their own spirit, rather than speak for God? People often want to punish the guilty to achieve justice. Is this God’s preferred way? Ezekiel 18:23. Would the world be different if we really preferred repentance over punishment? New Testament Why is the new covenant with Jesus Christ better than the old covenant? Hebrews 8:6. Why does Hebrews 8:10-11 say God’s people “shall not teach, each one his brother”? What is the importance of Hebrews …read more Source:: K_Line Christian Online (ReadTheWholeBible.com)       ...
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Man Admits to Lying About Being Veteran to Get Acting Roles, Says He Caught Off Own Arm Due to Mental Illness

By Editor  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KOB4 News) – A local actor is trying to right a wrong after years of pretending to be a wounded veteran in the hopes of landing roles. “The film industry obviously took a different angle—that I was different. And so, they liked that,” said Todd Latourette. The actor says he is bipolar and wasn’t taking his medications 17 years ago… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Man Admits to Lying About Being Veteran to Get Acting Roles, Says He Sawed Off Own Arm Due to Mental Illness

By Editor  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KOB4 News) – A local actor is trying to right a wrong after years of pretending to be a wounded veteran in the hopes of landing roles. “The film industry obviously took a different angle—that I was different. And so, they liked that,” said Todd Latourette. The actor says he is bipolar and wasn’t taking his medications 17 years ago… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal of Ruling Declaring Bladensburg Cross Veterans Memorial Unconstitutional

By Heather Clark Photo Credit: First Liberty Institute WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case surrounding a World War I veterans memorial that had been challenged by the American Humanist Association as being unconstitutional. The nation’s highest court announced on Friday that it had accepted an appeal in the case of The American Legion et al. v…. …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Week 44, One Year Bible Challenge: “Visions”

By Tom Truex Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study The prophet Ezekiel cuts off his hair and beard and burns it. Ezekiel 5:1-4. This week’s reading October 28 to November 31 Lamentations 1:1 to Ezekiel 11:25 Philemon 1:1 to Hebrews 6:20 Psalm 101:1 to 105:36 Proverbs 26:20 to 27:2 Next Week’s Reading November 4-10 Ezekiel 12:1 to Ezekiel 23:49 Hebrews 7:1 to Hebrews 10:39 Psalm 105:37 to 109:31 Proverbs 27:3 to 27:13 Discussion Questions:Old Testament Lamentations 2:5 says the LORD had become “like an enemy.” Is this the same as God actually being the enemy of Israel? In any event, how did God’s chosen people get in this position? Lamentations 3:25 says, “The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.” Can this verse still apply when we’re in a hurry? That is, when we don’t have time to wait? How do we “seek” God? Lamentations 5:1-18 describes some of the indignities suffered by Judah. Is “no respect shown to the elders” (v. 12) in the same class as the other items? Why is this item contained in this list? New Testament Hebrews 2:7 says that Jesus was “a little lower than angels.” Some commentators say the meaning here is that Christ—born as a man—was at that time inferior to angels. Do you …read more Source:: K_Line Christian Online (ReadTheWholeBible.com)       ...
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Skeletons, Skulls and Altars: ‘Day of the Dead’ Festivals Held Nationwide to Remember Deceased, Welcome Spirits ‘Back for a Visit’

By Heather Clark Screenshot: YouTube/Maxico Mexico Channel Festivals and other celebrations for “El Dia De Los Muertos”—or “The Day of the Dead”—are currently underway in cities nationwide and around the world. The annual Latin American-Roman Catholic observance is meant to honor the lives of deceased loved ones, but with the belief that the spirits of the departed… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Churches in Eastern Ukraine Become Illegal After Re-Registrations Denied

By Editor Public domain (Evangelical Focus) — Authorities in Eastern Ukraine have regarded many churches and religious organizations as illegal, including all Baptist and Pentecostal communities in the country. October 15 was the deadline imposed by the self-declared Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), an unrecognized entity in Eastern Ukraine, to churches and… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Illinois Attorney General Sues Bed & Breakfast Owner for Not Paying Damages to Men Denied Same-Sex Ceremony on Property

By Heather Clark Screenshot of TimberCreek website SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The attorney general of Illinois has filed a lawsuit against a Christian bed and breakfast owner for not paying $30,000 in damages to two men who filed a discrimination complaint against him after he declined to allow them to use his property to hold a ceremony celebrating their civil union. Attorney… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Christian Boy in Uganda Strangled, Threatened with Death for Refusing to Convert to Islam

By Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – Radical Muslims in eastern Uganda left a 12-year-old Christian boy unconscious on Thursday (Oct. 25) after threatening to strangle him to death unless he converted to Islam, sources said. Emmanuel Nyaiti was on his way to pick up some plates from his grandmother’s house 200 meters from his home in Moru village, Kiryolo parish in Kaderuna… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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American Missionary to Cameroon Killed Just Weeks After Arriving in Country, Leaving Behind Wife, 8 Children

By Heather Clark MISHAWAKA, Ind. — An American man who had just moved his wife and eight children to Cameroon to serve as a missionary in the country was shot and killed on Tuesday while driving into town to go shopping. According to reports, Charles Wesco and his wife Stephanie, moved to the African nation two weeks ago after selling their house and possessions in Indiana. They… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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‘Churches’ Celebrate Halloween With Zombies, Dancing Skeletons, ‘Haunted Hayrides’ and ‘Spooktaculars’

By Heather Clark Conservative, Christian-identifying churches nationwide are hosting Halloween-themed events throughout the month of October, some featuring or including Halloween-centered sermons and performances, haunted hayrides, and/or costume contests with children and adults alike dressing up up as skeletons, ghosts, witches and other images of death or evil. Chet Gallagher,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Police Attack, Threaten Christians in Tamil Nadu State, India

By Morning Star News Photo Credit: Scott Dexter HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Police officers rushed into a praise service at a house in Tamil Nadu state and began hitting worshippers in another violent month for Christians, sources said. A female police inspector identified only as Jeyalakshmi and five police officers on Oct. 6 entered the house where Christians were… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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David Platt Prays for Persecuted Church in Demilitarized Zone Between North, South Korea

By Heather Clark David Platt, teaching pastor at McLean Bible Church in Virginia, and former president of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board (IMB), recently prayed for the persecuted Church while standing in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Platt, best known for his book “Radical,” was standing near the remains of what used to be a church, where… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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More Than 20 Chinese Christians Detained for Street Evangelism

By Editor CHENGDU (China Aid) — Police in China’s southern Sichuan arrested more than 20 Christians from Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu last Sunday as they evangelized on the streets and detained them until evening. On Oct. 20, the church organized a street evangelism team and proselytized on the street, as well as held a worship service in a local park. More than… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Ken Ham Pushes Back After Conservative Commentator Matt Walsh Argues Against a Young Earth

By Heather Clark Apologist Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis is pushing back after conservative commentator Matt Walsh recently released a lengthy video explaining why he is not a young earth creationist, but rather believes that the text of the Book of Genesis leaves room for interpretation as to how long a day was at the time that God created the heavens and the earth. Walsh also… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Identified, Yelled ‘All Jews Must Die’ as He Opened Fire, Killing 11

By Editor  PITTSBURGH (New York Times) — Armed with an AR-15 assault rifle and at least three handguns, a man shouting anti-Semitic slurs opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday morning, killing at least 11 people and wounding six others, officials said. President Trump described the shooting as a “wicked act of mass murder” that was “pure evil.” The… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Indian Woman Finds Hope Through Literacy and the Gospel

By Editor India (Mission Network News) — Malati gaped at the balance in her bank account and was shocked to find that the 2,500 rupees she went to deposit just three days ago were not there. In fact, it was like they never even made it into her bank account. Three days earlier, Malati had gone to a bank in India to make her deposit. Equivalent to roughly $34 USD today,… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Pittsburgh City Council Wants ‘Hateful’ Chick-fil-A Dropped as Sponsor of Children’s Marathon

By Heather Clark PITTSBURGH, Pa. — All nine members of Pittsburgh City Council have signed an opposing letter to the leaders of the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon after learning that the fast food chain Chick-fil-A will be the title sponsor for next year’s children’s marathon. The letter argues that “he leadership of Chick-fil-A has openly and passionately promulgated hateful… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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