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Kanye West Testifies to Stadium Crowd How God Freed Him from Mental Illness and Addiction

Kanye West opened up before an estimated crowd of 25,000 about how God healed him from mental illness and addiction, proclaiming the Almighty got the “last laugh” on the devil through the rapper’s testimony. During a performance of his song “Jesus Walks” with his Sunday Service choir, West told those gathered for the Awaken 2020…

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Trump Makes Inroads with Black Voters Through Church Outreach

In the eight years since he became a pastor at First Immanuel Baptist Church, Todd Johnson says he’s seen his congregation’s politics make a subtle shift. The Philadelphia church, which recently hosted a Donald Trump campaign event reaching out to black voters, has “more people now who are more open to voting for someone other…

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Marine Corps Bans Popular Faith-Based Dog Tags That Have Been in Use for Decades

A battle is brewing now that two branches of America’s armed forces are responding to an anti-religion group’s complaint by trying to stop a company from selling replica dog tags that bear a scripture verse as well as a military insignia. The Marine Corps has denied a trademark license to Shields of Strength, the company…

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Kanye West Headlining Stadium Event Aimed at Igniting National Spiritual Awakening

Rapper Kanye West will be bringing his Sunday Service to Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, on Saturday as part of a massive day-long event that many are believing God will use to help spark the next national spiritual awakening in the United States. Awaken 2020 had been scheduled for months, with tens of thousands…

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TX Church Shooter Had History of Getting Angry with Church over Charity

When the gunman in White Settlement, Texas, entered the West Freeway Church of Christ, he was in disguise. There was a reason: Some of the people in the congregation likely knew him. Keith Thomas Kinnunen, 43, was shot dead by a volunteer church security member, Jack Wilson. There was no motive given at the time…

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Trump Tells Thousands Gathered at Church, ‘We Have God on Our Side’

President Donald Trump has taken his 2020 campaign outreach to evangelical Christians up a notch in the weeks after Christianity Today penned an editorial criticizing the president. Speaking to thousands of supporters at El Rey Jesus Ministry in Miami, Trump said that “God is on our side,” The Washington Times reported. “With your help, your…

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Trump Keen on Maintaining Evangelical Support for 2020

In his first campaign move of the 2020 election year, President Donald Trump on Friday will visit a mega-church in Miami to highlight his support among evangelicals as he aims to shore up and expand support from an influential piece of his political base. The president will host the kickoff meeting of “Evangelicals for Trump”…

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Daughter of Hanukkah Attack Victim Pleads for ‘Changed World’

The daughter of a man gravely wounded in an attack on a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City made an emotional plea Thursday to end hatred and anti-Semitism. She said she hopes her father regains consciousness “to a changed world.” “We want our kids to go to school and feel safe,” Nicky Cohen, the…

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Christianity Today Editor Who Attacked Trump Is Retiring

Mark Galli, the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today who called for President Donald Trump’s removal from office in a scathing Op-Ed last month, is retiring on Friday and good riddance. In his opinion piece, Galli wrote, “The impeachment hearings have illuminated the president’s moral deficiencies for all to see. “None of the president’s positives can balance…

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Family of Hanukkah Attack Victim Says He May Have ‘Permanent Damage to the Brain’

A man wounded in the Hanukkah stabbings north of New York City may have permanent brain damage and be partially paralyzed for the rest of his life, his family said. The Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council released a statement from the family of Josef Neumann, 71, and a graphic photo Wednesday showing severe head injuries…

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For First Time, Franklin Graham Reveals His Dad Voted for Trump

The Rev. Franklin Graham ripped asunder the notion Friday that Christianity Today magazine, which his father founded, in any way speaks for the legendary evangelist in calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office. Franklin revealed that the Rev. Billy Graham — “the pastor to the presidents” — voted for Trump in November…

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Seniors Could Be Evicted Over Christmas Decorations in Gov’t Subsidized Housing: Report

Is it a clear case of religious discrimination in government-subsidized housing or a “disgruntled” resident “giving out very misguided information?” The key could be the difference between a local public interest story and a national outrage. According to a news release Wednesday from the Liberty Counsel — a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt group that provides legal representation…

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Couple’s Mobile Nativity Scene Defies Towns’ Anti-Nativity Pronouncement

Christians in Delaware have found a creative solution to a Democratic mayor who banned a Nativity scene that previously was hosted on city property for decades. Like hundreds of other small towns in America, Rehoboth Beach had a tradition of setting up a Nativity scene on the town circle for the last 80 or so…

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Pope Francis Abolishes Use of ‘Pontifical Secret,’ Vatican’s Highest Level of Secrecy, in Clergy Sexual Abuse Cases

Pope Francis abolished the use of the Vatican’s highest level of secrecy in clergy sexual abuse cases Tuesday, responding to mounting criticism that the rule of “pontifical secrecy” has been used to protect pedophiles, silence victims and prevent police from investigating crimes. Victims and their advocates cheered the move as long overdue, but cautioned that…

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Netflix Special Portrays Jesus as Gay in Open Attack on Christianity at Christmastime

It’s Christmastime, and that means, among other things, lame, predictable attacks on Christianity from leftists who wouldn’t dare make fun of Muslims or Jews. The latest salvo in the never-ending war on Christmas comes in the form of a profoundly “Christmas special” about Jesus Christ. “The First Temptation of Christ” is a 46-minute film depicting…

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Religious Freedom Victory: Rugby Star Fired for Posting Bible Verse Wins Court Battle

Australian rugby star Isreal Folau has reached a financial settlement with his former employer after his contract was terminated over an Instagram post with a biblical message. Folau argued his termination was an example of religious discrimination and initially filed a lawsuit against Rugby Australia and Rugby NSW for nearly $10 million, but raised the…

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Police Stand Up to Group Demanding They Be Sensitive to Atheists While Praying for Murdered Sheriff’s Family

Finally, someone is standing up to the anti-Christian bigots who run the Freedom From Religion Foundation. In Alabama, Walker County Sheriff Nick Smith is refusing to bow to the group’s request that he stop asking people in his community to pray following tragic events. The FFRF freaked out two weeks ago after learning the sheriff’s…

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