Posts tagged religion
Tweet wars: As accusations of racism, xenophobia and incivility fly, how should Christians respond?

President Donald Trump has ignited a war of words on Twitter after firing off racist tweets that have been widely condemned, aimed at four progressive congresswomen of color. As the back-and-forth accusations of racism, xenophobia and incivility fly, how should Christians respond?

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What does the Bible say about how we should treat immigrants? 7 scriptures to know

As our nation focuses on the immigration crisis resulting in men and women being caged in overcrowded detention facilities, and migrant children being separated from their families, it is a good time to closely examine what the Bible says about how we should treat immigrants.

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Where was this energy for Obama, though? A closer look at Franklin Graham’s Day of Prayer for Trump

Back in 2011, Bishop T.D. Jakes took Franklin Graham to task for calling into question former President Barack Obama’s Christian faith. But since Donald Trump became president, despite bad behavior, Graham has been highly protective of him, recently setting aside a day of prayer for the Republican leader.

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Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore condemn those in the church who deny white supremacy

Segregation in the modern-day church is as big an issue today as it was in the 1950s. So, too, is white supremacy—the belief that white people are superior to other races and should therefore dominate society. Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer and Beth Moore agree that it is indeed a problem that must be addressed.

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Watch It: Sandra Bland's own video from 2015 traffic stop in Texas released

Cellphone video recorded by Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational 2015 traffic stop, shows for the first time her perspective as a white state trooper draws his stun gun and points it at close range while ordering her out of her car. See the 39-second clip.

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Teacher Appreciation Day: The spiritual lesson my mathematics teacher taught me

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day, here’s a story about an excellent teacher and how he taught students a lesson that would enrich their lives both naturally and spiritually. What he taught is a fundamental lesson you must learn if you are to do, be, and possess all God desires for you!

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Say what? Ayesha Curry confesses she desires attention from men outside her marriage

When it comes to faith, family, finances and fame, 30-year-old celebrity chef and restaurateur, Ayesha Curry, has all those boxes checked. Yet, the Christian wife of NBA player Stephen Curry, has publicly expressed dissatisfaction over not receiving enough male attention from men that are not her husband.

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We love it! R&B singer Jennifer Hudson tributes veteran gospel singer Kim McFarland

GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B songstress Jennifer Hudson may be a huge mainstream star these days, but that doesn’t mean she has forgotten her gospel roots. The former “The Voice” judge fanned out over veteran gospel singer, Kim McFarland—well known by avid gospel fans.

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Associated Press joins global initiative to expand reporting on religion

The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news reporting on religion in the United States and around the world. The collaboration is being funded by an 18-month, $4.9 million grant .

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Jesus reigns: China's atheism is rapidly being overtaken by Christianity

Jesus is the answer. And now, people in China, officially an atheist nation, are discovering and accepting that. New reports say China is on pace to become home to more Christians than any country in the world by 2030.

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