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Pastor and Author Efrem Smith: “We Cannot Surrender the Outposts of God’s Kingdom To the Ways of Our Nation. Christians Are Here To Transform.”

Over the past several years, cultural divisions of race, class, politics and faith have become starker than any time in recent memory. While it would be easy to only think of American politics here, it is a worldwide phenomenon, one that requires a quiet, global response of love and reconciliation

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Pastor Dwight McKissic Issues An Invitation to Hear Dr. H.B. Charles Jr. and Dr. Jerry Young Speak On Crossing Cultural Chasms This Week at Cornerstone Baptist Church In Arlington, TX

By William Dwight McKissic, Sr. In Romans 16:13, Paul said to the saints at Rome, “Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord; also his mother, who has been mother to me as well.” Many scholars believe that Rufus was the son of Simon of Cyrene (Mark 15:21). Cyrene was a North African

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Southern Baptist Evangelists Aim for Greater International Reach

Increasing international evangelism and diversity were the focus of the Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists when it gathered in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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Why White-Centered Women’s Discipleship Hurts Us All and How It Can Be Transformed

A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women. (more…)

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Pastor Tony Evans To Headline Pastor Appreciation Lunch and The Gathering DC Prayer Event May 3rd

The Gathering DC will be live streamed in partnership with Salem Radio’s WAVA 980 and 105.1 on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time from Kettering Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, MD. (more…)

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Despite 9-Month Restoration Project, Tomb of Jesus In Jerusalem Still at Risk of ‘Catastrophic’ Collapse

Researchers have warned that although the nine-months restoration project of the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem is near completion and is to be opened to the public in time for Easter, the ancient site is still at risk of a "catastrophic" collapse. (more…)

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Thom Rainer on How the Entitlement Mentality Crept Into Our Churches

In 1974 Burger King made a bold move to take market share from McDonald's. At the time, McDonald's made burgers en masse. If you wanted a special order, you had to wait interminably while it was cooked separately. (more…)

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Pastor William McDowell on How he Plans To Reach Persecuted Christians With his New Album “Sounds of Revival II: Deeper”

Instead of standing idly by while Christians in other parts of the world are being persecuted for their faith, Pastor William McDowell is using his new album "Sounds of Revival II: Deeper" to draw people's attention to the crisis. (more…)

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As Black History Month Comes To a Close Once Again, Dr. Tony Evans Shares Why Black History Month Matters

Dr. Tony Evans on unity, racial reconciliation and working toward oneness in Christ. When it gets around to Black History Month each year, I sometimes hear my white brothers and sisters say, “Tony, tell me again ... why we have to have Black History Month? And shouldn’t we have White

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WATCH: National Prayer Breakfast Crowd Sing ‘Amazing Grace’ In Impromptu Performance

The thousands of participants who attended Thursday morning’s National Prayer Breakfast represented more than 100 countries and all 50 states — which is what made it so powerful to see the diverse room join together to sing “Amazing Grace.” (more…)

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WATCH: Jamal Bryant Speaks on Bishop Eddie Long’s Death: Reveals Long Helped Pay For his Tuition to Morehouse, But Says the Church Needs to Minister to his “Victims”

While thanking the late controversial megachurch preacher Eddie Long for being a benefactor who helped pay his way at Morehouse College, Pastor Jamal Bryant of Northwest Baltimore's popular Empowerment Temple, said the church failed his victims. (more…)

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10 Traits of the Church that Is Jesus-Driven

The Word of God teaches us in Romans 8:29 that believers were predestined to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. Since this was written to the church in Rome, we understand the subject of the verse as the corporate body of Christ. Hence, local congregations are called to

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The Cross, Symbol of Christ’s Victory Over Evil and Deemed Illegal by ISIS, Returns to Iraq

There were tears, soldiers praying, priests singing. This was the moment thousands of Iraqi Christians had been waiting for: the Cross, symbol of Christ’s victory over evil, deemed illegal by IS, had returned to the Christian villages in Iraq’s Nineveh Plain. (more…)

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