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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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Compassion

  • Canadian court denies religious freedom to Christian law school
    The Supreme Court of Canada dealt a major blow to religious freedom Friday (June 15), ruling that law societies in Canada may deny accreditation to a Christian law school. The judgment comes after a long legal battle in several provinces. Trinity Western University’s law school asks students and faculty to follow its “Community Covenant” based […]
  • Iowa, Michigan Christian colleges win freedom from HHS mandate
    A federal district court issued an order Tuesday (June 12) that permanently halts enforcement of the 2011 HHS mandate against two Christian colleges: Dordt College of Iowa and Cornerstone University of Michigan. “Everyone in America, and especially Christian college communities, should be free to live, study, and work consistently with their deeply held beliefs without the […]
  • Justices deny bid from dissident Episcopal churches to keep buildings
    The Episcopal Church in South Carolina is preparing to reclaim control of more than two dozen properties worth an estimated $500 million after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal brought by a breakaway group of conservative Anglican congregations. “We are grateful for the clarity that this decision offers, and hopeful that […]
  • Anthony Bourdain, suicide, and us | A wake-up call for the church
    An epidemic of staggering and tragic proportions is sweeping the country. And Christians are not immune. This man seemed to have it all. Celebrity chef, TV travel dude, and author Anthony Bourdain circled the globe, going to exotic places, eating the world’s best foods—whether at a West African fish hut or the finest restaurants in […]
  • Justice Department announces new initiative to protect churches
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced a new initiative that focuses on protection of churches to build, expand, buy, or rent facilities — as provided by the land use provisions of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).” The “Place to Worship Initiative” is designed to increase federal intervention in behalf of religious […]
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