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Houston mayor withdraws pastors’ subpoenas

HOUSTON—The mayor of Houston on Wednesday (Oct. 29) that the subpoenas of sermons from five pastors have been withdrawn. The word “subpoenas” grabbed national attention after it became known that five Houston ministers were being subpoenaed for sermons and other ...

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Survey: heaven, hell & a bit of heresy

Most Americans believe in heaven, hell and a few old-fashioned heresies. Those are among the findings of a new study of American views about Christian theology from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. Americans also disagree about mixing religion and politics and about ...

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Hillsong big winner at 45th Dove Awards

Hillsong

NASHVILLE — Hillsong UNITED, a worship band at Australia’s Hillsong Church, was the big winner at the Gospel Music Association’s 45th annual Dove Awards Oct. 7. The band was named Artist of the Year and their song “Oceans (Where Feet ...

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Are your kids responsible or spoiled?

Parents are naturally inclined to protect their children from disappointment and failure. But in modern America, it seems the inclination has become quite a problem. A team of UCLA researchers has recently concluded that American parents are far too child-centered, ...

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Reboot of ‘Left Behind’ hits theaters

Left Behind

Of all the jobs in the world, moviemaking surely has to be one of the most challenging ones—especially when it comes to filming subjects no one has ever seen or experienced. For instance, what should a scene look like in ...

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Is the Ice Bucket Challenge going to cure ALS?

Ice Bucket Challenge

Yankees’ first baseman Lou Gehrig is remembered today mostly for the disease that ended his career—amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. In a passionate goodbye to the sport he loved, Gehrig said, “I consider myself the luckiest ...

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