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The food cupboard will start on August 15 for families in need | Religious News

The Fountain Hills Christian Ministerial Association (FHCMA) is hosting a food closet on August 15, providing boxes of essentials to families feeling the pinch of soaring gas, rent and food prices. “The motivation behind this was the thought that with prices going up, especially rent, a lot of these young families might need some help,” […]

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Wildfire stops at Memorial Cross in UK

As the UK sweated under an unusual heatwave in July, a wildfire raged through a farm field just north of Kent. But what stopped the fire left some people scratching their heads. Christian Today reports that the fire stopped at the top edge of a large white cross carved into the ground which serves as […]

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Real issues should guide our conversations, not religion, says Fredrick Nwabufo

Fredrick Nwabufo, columnist and media entrepreneur, called for disciplined conversations about the 2023 elections. Speaking in an interview on News Central Africa on Monday, the journalist urged Nigerians to question those who have stood to run for office on real issues, instead of sparking discussions around overriding interests. He said Nigerians are bound to repeat […]

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“Never get tired of making mistakes preaching Christ online”

Pope Francis sends a video message to attendees at a conference in Mexico and urges “digital evangelizers” to reach people in digital spaces who have yet to encounter Christ. August 09, 2022 A woman records a video of Pope Francis in Quebec (AFP or licensors) By Devin Watkins“The Lord knocks at the door to enter […]

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312 Christian pilgrims transported to Jordan – The Eagle Online

No less than 312 Christian pilgrims from the Delta were flown Monday to the Holy Land, Jordan in Israel via Port Harcourt International Airport. The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Reverend Yakubu Pam, during the departure briefing in Asaba, capital of Delta State, warned prospective pilgrims against fleeing. The CNPC boss, who […]

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AI 2041 panel at #SBLAAR22 (and a conversation with #BlenderBot on religion)

One of my appearances on the program at the American Academy of Religion conference in Denver in November is on a panel discussion on the book AI 2041. The concept is the one that grabbed me right away: a book co-written by a science fiction author and a scientista collection of short stories and essays, […]

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Friday Night Blitz Previews: North Cross Raiders

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — For the past several years, North Cross has been in the conversation for a Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state championship, winning the VISAA Division II title in 2019 and finishing as a state runner-up in 2021. “Everybody’s been fighting all summer and we’ve got this loss behind us, so I […]

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New Zealand International Film Festival 2022

This Thursday, Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival 2022 officially opens in Ōtepoti Dunedin. The festival will screen an outstanding selection of critically acclaimed films from around the world, as well as world-class Aotearoa films at Rialto Cinemas Dunedin from August 11-21. The 2022 NZIFF festivities will kick off with the Dunedin premiere of […]

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RELIGION: Our character reflects what we love | Opinion

Most of us have heard that having lots of money cannot buy love or bring happiness. Since I’ve never been very rich, I’ll trust God on that one. Most people try to establish financial security, but it’s also common for those who succeed to experience frustration and disappointment. Ecclesiastes 5:10-12 gives us this divine insight: […]

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WTF’s “We Are Continuous” Celebrates Love As Salvation

Williamstown Theater Festival hit another home run with their first WTF world order of the semi-autobiographical we are continuous by Harrison David Rivers. When you’re looking for the bad guy in a drama, chances are it’s the guy who reacts badly to his kid majoring in drama. That would be Hoyt, the Invisible Father, who […]

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Seeking and Finding God’s Salvation

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Acts 4:12 To be saved is to have spiritual receptivity. Therefore, put aside all that is superfluous and superfluous of wickedness and gently receive the enchanted Word, which is able to save […]

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Nashville Predators, American Red Cross Open Multi-City Blood Drive

The American Red Cross continues its partnership with the NHL’s Nashville Predators Foundation, with plans to hold a blood drive in multiple cities Aug. 15-19. Clif Redish, acting regional director of donor services for the Tennessee Valley Red Cross Blood Services Region, said the organization faces a continued drop in blood supplies in the summer […]

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Pope Francis: “Never get tired of making mistakes preaching Christ online”

Pope Francis sends a video message to attendees at a conference in Mexico and urges “digital evangelizers” to reach people in digital spaces who have yet to encounter Christ. By Devin Watkins “The Lord knocks at the door to enter us, but how often He also knocks at the door inside so that we let […]

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MTSU Announces 2022 Cross Country Schedule

MURFRESBORO, Tenn. – The head coach Keith Vroman officially announced the 2022 cross country schedule for the Middle Tennessee men’s and women’s teams. The Blue Raiders are scheduled to play three competitions before heading to the C-USA Championships in Denton, Texas on October 29. The reigning American Conference Men’s and Women’s Champions are looking forward […]

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On Religion: Evangelicals Caught in the Political Crossfire |

It was the kind of quote from Pope John Paul II that was powerful and prophetic – but difficult to print on a political sticker. “America will remain a beacon of freedom to the world as long as it upholds those moral truths that are at the very heart of its historical experience,” he said […]

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“You can laugh at me all you want”

Robbin Stone became the subject of internet talk after appearing in Nathan Fielder’s small-screen social experiment “The Rehearsal” as a (briefly) co-parent in a parenting simulation. Now, Stone is participating in said talk, interacting with the show’s fans in a “Nathan for You Businessposting” Facebook group. “You can laugh at me all you want. Enjoy […]

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Martin Blog (8/5): Bluegrass Cross Country 2022 Conference Preview | Sports

(KMAland) — The Martin Blog Fall Sports Preview series continues today with a look at Bluegrass Conference cross country. PREVIOUS FALL SPORTS OVERVIEW Class 2A District 8 Overview Class A District 7 Overview Class 3A District 1 Overview Class 1A District 6 Overview District 8 Preview for Class 8 Players Class 1A District 8 Overview […]

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Salvation Army International – Salvationist Wins Gold at Commonwealth Games, General Celebrates

August 05, 2022 ON JULY 31, Salvationist Jeremy Lalrinnunga of Mizoram in the Eastern Territory of India won India’s fifth weightlifting medal at the Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022 with gold in the men’s 67 final kg, breaking two Games records and setting a Commonwealth goal of 300 kg. General Brian Peddle, joined by Commissioner Suresh […]

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We will resist the parallel BoT in Brotherhood of the Cross and Star – Spokesperson

The spiritual leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and the Star, Olumba Olumba Obu By PATRICK ABANG, Calabar – The Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) has warned against breaking the public peace in BCS formations around the world. The organization, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Christ Shepherd Patriarch Edet Archibong, […]

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Can Christians Lose Their Salvation? Young Adult Pastor Responds

Young adult pastor JD Rodgers of Watermark Community Church preaching a sermon on July 26, 2022. | Screenshot: YouTube / The Porch A young adult pastor from a megachurch in Texas said he doesn’t believe a true Christian can lose his salvation if he doesn’t renounce his faith, saying any notion that implies Christians can […]

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Blessed Assurance: Auditioning in Our Own Language | Religion

Communication, especially effective communication, is the hardest thing humans try to do with each other. This has always been the case, ever since early humans got together in groups and tried to find ways to communicate and work together. These days, even with all the technology we have, we still find it difficult to communicate […]

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OKC Reaching Souls Ministry Celebrates 100 Million Salvation Decisions

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged and many American Christian missionaries were called back to the United States from overseas, the head of an Oklahoma City-based ministry realized he had no plan an exit strategy for the men and women in his organization. For more than 30 years, Reaching Souls International has trained ministers around the […]

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Red Cross responds to massive California wildfire

The American Red Cross is working around the clock to help those affected by the McKinney Wildfire in California, even as we prepare to expand relief efforts if needed. The McKinney Fire north of Sacramento near the Oregon border has burned more than 57,000 acres in Siskiyou County in just days and is 0% contained. […]

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Muslim-Muslim ticket: Nigeria’s challenges beyond religion

A former governor of Edo State, Adam Oshiomhole, said the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has nothing to do with political decisions. He spoke as a guest on Arise TV’s morning show on Wednesday. The APC’s Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket had drawn widespread criticism across the country, with groups such as CAN frowning at its insensitivity […]

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The Big Brother star is going to run the London Marathon for the Salvation Army.

Glyn Wise, a former Big Brother contestant and now an aspiring priest, will run the London Marathon in October to raise money for the Salvation Army. Glyn, who grew up in Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales, first ran the London Marathon in 2008 just after stepping out of the Big Brother house when he was […]

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Red Cross helping amid devastation

Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the tragic flooding that upended lives and destroyed hundreds of homes in Eastern Kentucky. The American Red Cross is working around the clock with partners to provide shelter, meals and essential support to those in need. This is an evolving and difficult situation. Extremely hot weather blankets […]

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Never forget: religion beyond sex and violence? | Events | Department of Theology

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET (US) | Reception 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET (US) | Program 1050 Rooms Jenkins Nanovic | Zoom Webinar In August, just over two decades after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, a group of scholars, […]

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Have a fun, interactive and memorable day at the ICR Discovery Center – Cross Timbers Gazette | Denton County South | mound of flowers

It’s the middle of another hot North Texas summer, and families are divided on how to spend their day. Of course, there’s plenty to consider locally, including going to the nearest pool, camping, and having a picnic. But parents and children are also looking for indoor alternatives that are fun, interactive and, most importantly, educational. […]

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Religion should be a “uniting force”

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, said religion should not divide Ghanaians but should rather be “a force of unity”. Launching the 175th anniversary celebrations of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Ghana (EPCG), he called on Ghanaians to consider and utilize diverse religious inclinations as a force for good and […]

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Skoda-VW crosses 52,698 unit sales in H1 2022 thanks to Slavia, Virtus, Taigun and Kushaq

Škoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL) recently shared the news of a milestone achievement. SAVWIPL announced that for the first time in its India operations, it recorded an astonishing first-half sales of 52,698 units. The company revealed that it managed to ship this large number of cars between January and June 2022. Additionally, he […]