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Bible still viewed as sacred but views changing

Most Americans still view the Bible as sacred, but perceptions and attitudes about Scripture are becoming more polarized, so says the annual “State of the Bible in 2013” report from the American Bible Society. Most Americans (77 percent) believe morals ...

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Your journey to vibrant health

A very wise and highly respected dean at my college also happened to be my student government adviser. We worked side-by-side with the other elected college students, ensuring 1987 would be the best year they would experience. Many of us ...

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Hollywood looks to the Bible for screenplay potential

Son of God movie

HOLLYWOOD — Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios ...

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  • ‘Indivisible’ movie tops October family-friendly spotlight
    Darren Turner is a husband, father and seminary graduate who feels called by God to be a military chaplain. His wife, Heather, senses a calling to military life, too, and so they settle at Fort Stewart, Ga., in 2007, assuming life will be easy for a few months or even years until he is deployed. […]
  • Two Christian teachers killed by attackers in Kenya
    Two Christian school teachers were killed in an attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in Kenya’s Mandera County, near the Somali border, last week. Philip Okumu, 26, and Daniel Wekesa 39, died on Wednesday (Oct. 10) after assailants raided the house for non-local teachers in Arabia Boys Secondary, about one kilometre from the Kenya-Somali border. According […]
  • Atlanta to pay $1.2 million to former fire chief Kelvin Cochran
    The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay its former fire chief, Kelvin Cochran, $1.2 million in the wake of a December 2017 court ruling that found some of the city’s policies that led to his termination are unconstitutional. The court determined that Atlanta’s rules restricting non-work speech, like the book for Christian men that […]
  • Filmmakers facing threat of fines and jail time, appeal to court
    Under threat of steep fines and up to 90 days in jail, two filmmakers will be in court Oct. 15 seeking to stop Minnesota from forcing them to produce and create custom films expressing messages that contradict their core beliefs. Filmmakers Carl and Angel Larsen, owners of Telescope Media Group’s suit challenges the Minnesota law […]
  • Eugene Peterson, pastor and author of ‘The Message,’ is under hospice care
    Eugene Peterson, the bestselling author of “The Message” and longtime pastor praised as a “shepherd’s shepherd,” is moving into hospice and receiving palliative medical care. Peterson, 85, was hospitalized Tuesday (Oct. 9) “when he took a sudden and dramatic turn in his health caused by an infection,” according to an email from his son Eric Peterson. […]
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