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Category: Society

jackie

Jackie Hill-Perry considers herself not merely an agent of change, but its embodiment as well. A Christian spoken-word poet from Chicago, Ms. Hill-Perry professes to be a former lesbian — a change she ascribes to God. God, she says, “not only changes your affections and your heart, but He gives you new affections that you…

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hood

Any honest conversation about homosexuality in the Southern Baptist Convention must acknowledge a “family secret” of clergy who hide their sexual orientation because of stigma associated with same-sex attraction, a gay-rights activist and SBC seminary graduate said Oct. 27. Jeff Hood, an ordained Southern Baptist minister and 2009 graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in…

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bale

Christian Bale has slammed his character Moses as “barbaric” ahead of the upcoming move Exodus: God and Kings. “I think the man was likely schizophrenic and was one of the most barbaric individuals that I ever read about in my life,” Bale told reporters. “He’s a very troubled and tumultuous man who fought greatly against…

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zuzu

If you’ve read the Book of Acts, you’ve read how Saul of Tarsus (aka Paul the apostle) had a life-changing encounter with Jesus. As a zealous Jew, Saul was persecuting fellow Jews who believed that Jesus was the Messiah, and then Jesus appeared to him. Paul tells the story years later, “As I was on…

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wildmon

The president of the American Family Association is urging religious groups in California to fight back against a state mandate forcing them to cover elective abortions in their insurance plans. California’s Department of Managed Health Care has established new regulations that require all insurance plans in the state – even those provided by churches for…

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allsaints

While some Christians choose not to celebrate Halloween in any way, shape, or form, actor Kirk Cameron recently encouraged believers to “have the biggest Halloween party on your block.” Cameron made the controversial statements in an interview published Monday, and also discussed the origins of the “spooky” holiday. “The real origins have a lot to…

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Secularism

In case you didn’t know it, if you are a conservative Christian, you are just like Boko Haram and ISIS. At least, that’s what the secularists are saying. More absurd still, they actually believe this. Of course, secularism has been waging war against religion for centuries, but more recently, in America and Europe, the rhetoric…

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iranpastor

An Iranian pastor has been sentenced to six years in prison for spreading Christianity in the nation, an act that is believed to be seen by the government as a threat to the Iranian regime. As previously reported, Behnam Irani, who leads the 300-member Church of Iran in Karaj, was initially detained in 2006 while…

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vaccine

A pro-life outreach group is ripping President Barack Obama and his administration for endorsing the use of cell lines extracted from aborted babies to develop Ebola vaccines, even though the government conceded that using moral alternatives – such as plant and animal cells – would be just as effective. Already labeled as the “abortion president”…

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religion

In five decades, the number of people with no religion in Britain has grown from just 3 per cent of the population to nearly half, according to a new survey. Among adults aged under 25, nearly two-thirds define themselves as “nones”, or people with no religious affiliation. The findings present an enormous challenge for the…

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Devin

Devin Wyman was 19, 6-foot-7 and 300 pounds when he was arrested for dealing drugs in Palo Alto, Calif. He’d been saying for years he’d be on television, but he’d meant for his football prowess. Instead, his arrest was covered by local news stations. Today the ex-con who went on to become a defensive tackle…

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