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The Journey to the Cross

As we approach Holy Week, we want you to focus on the cross and the empty tomb. Everyday there is a reading that will walk you through a chronology of the daily steps Jesus took on the road to the ...

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Top 10 money mistakes to avoid in 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — At this time of year, it’s not hard to find a list of steps you should take to be healthier, happier or skinnier. But if improving the financial outlook for yourself and your family is one of your ...

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‘Risen’ tells crucifixion from soldier’s eyes

Risen

“Risen,” a new movie distributed by Affirm Films, tells the story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection from the perspective of a fictional unbelieving soldier whose investigation of the mystery leads to a personal encounter with Jesus. Opening in wide release ...

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Please sir, may I have some more

“Just a little bit more” was the response given by the world’s richest man John D. Rockefeller to the question, “How much money is enough money?” Here was a man who had it all and yet he wanted “just a ...

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Music notes | Delirious over remastered album

Stu G

Stu G, guitarist, songwriter, producer and founding member of Delirious?, has released Have You Heard 2015, a remastered 20th anniversary edition, The album features every original member of Delirious? The band’s promoters said Have You Heard 2015 captures the youthful ...

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  • Chinese Christians pledge to ‘stand strong’ for their faith
    As China continues to hunt down and arrest members of a house church in Sichuan Province, many of the 100 or more Christians arrested reportedly pledged in advance to persevere even until death. Gina Goh, Southeast Asia regional manager for International Christian Concern, said many leaders of Autumn Rain Covenant Church — also translated by […]
  • High court’s order raises question on abortion
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to rule on cases involving government funding of Planned Parenthood has raised the question of whether pro-life advocates can count on a majority of justices in abortion-related cases. The high court announced Dec. 10 it would not review lower court opinions regarding decisions by Kansas and Louisiana to remove Planned […]
  • Survey shows Americans want more religious meaning for Christmas
    Most Americans want more religious meaning to the Christmas season, and for some that includes the seasonal greetings we say to each other. A new study from LifeWay Research found two-thirds of Americans (65 percent) say, “Christmas should be more about Jesus.” Those looking for more Christ in Christmas in 2018, however, are significantly fewer […]
  • REVIEW: ‘Buttons’ is a fun, feel-good musical
    If Dick Van Dyke is singing and dancing in a movie, then you can guarantee I’m ready to watch it. So it’s no surprise that I jumped at the chance to watch his latest film, Buttons, in which he plays a guardian angel who — yes — sings and dances. Incredibly, the 92-year-old Van Dyke […]
  • Joni and suffering well | Disability and a faith that’s big enough for pain
    A test of a worldview is whether it is big enough to weather sickness, disability, and the scorn of a culture. A week ago Monday (Nov. 26), my friend Joni Eareckson Tada had surgery to remove a cancerous nodule. This less than three years after being declared cancer-free. I’m thankful to say that the procedure […]
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