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America: What Is It Really All About?

In 2008 and 2012 “ninety-six-percent” of the Blacks who voted in the Presidential elections voted for Barack Obama. However, they did not vote for President Obama for “Black Privilege”. Blacks sought societal fairness and “social-justice” for all Americans. In fact, Blacks knew that President Obama would be “just and fair-minded”

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President Trump is greeted by the Rev. Robert Jeffress during a Celebrate Freedom Rally at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington on July 1. (Olivier Douliery/European Pressphoto Agency)

Washington Post Suggests Trump is Changing Evangelicals and Evangelicals Are Not Changing Trump. Is That True?

by John Fea If you want to understand white evangelicalism in the age of Trump, you need to know Robert Jeffress, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas. (more…)

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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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Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva Convicted of Corruption

The graft conviction Wednesday of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a front-runner for next year's presidential election, opens the door for an outsider to take power in Latin America's largest country, political experts said. (more…)

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Obama Returns To Political Fray For a Democratic Party Cause

Former president Barack Obama will formally reenter the political fray this week less than six months after leaving office, headlining a fundraiser for a group that could prove critical to the Democratic Party’s rebuilding efforts. (more…)

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Vice President Mike Pence Stays Loyal To Trump, But It Could Come At a Cost

The Republicans’ signature healthcare bill was in peril in Congress and President Trump was busy warring against media foes on Twitter. (more…)

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Simone Veil, French Politician and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 89

Simone Veil, a Holocaust survivor and women's rights advocate who was instrumental in legalizing abortion in France, has died at age 89. (more…)

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North Carolina Pastor Mark Harris Resigns his Pastorate To Eye Second Run for Congress Due To Divine ‘Burden’, Need for Pastors To Use Their “Empowerment of the Holy Spirit To Shape Public Policy”

Mark Harris, a pastor and past president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, has drawn media focus for his decision to resign his pastorate as he considers a second run for Congress. (more…)

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WATCH: Ivanka Trump Gives Her Father an ‘A, Of Course’ for His Performance as President

Ivanka Trump offered high praise for President Donald Trump in an interview on Fox and Friends that aired Monday, giving her father "an A, of course" for his performance as President while in office. (more…)

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Baptist21 Panel Calls for Christians to Unite Around Gospel Despite Political, Theological, Racial Differences

Christian unity should transcend differences on Calvinism, politics and race for the advancement of the Gospel, panelists told more than 800 attendees June 13 at the ninth annual Baptist21 luncheon during the Southern Baptist Convention's meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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How to Make a Point With Your Mouth Shut

When Tim Keller announced he would be stepping down from his New York City congregation —known for its outreach to the religiously unaffiliated—he shared his thoughts on how evangelicals could better connect with skeptics. (more…)

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Texas Pastor, Refugee From Iraq, Tells American Church To Get Out of Politics Amid Debate Over Travel Bans, Share the Gospel Instead

A Texas pastor originally from Iraq is urging the Church to get out of politics amid the swirling debate about travel bans and do the work of ministering to refugees because "God is sending the nations here." (more…)

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Laurie Goldstein of The New York Times Writes, ‘Faith Leaders whose Politics Fall to the Left of Center Are Getting More Involved in Politics to Fight against President Trump’s Policies’

In Nashville, a crowd of ministers carrying palm fronds occupied the governor’s office during Holy Week, demanding the expansion of Medicaid to cover more of the uninsured. In California and 16 other states, an interfaith network has organized thousands of volunteers to swoop into action when immigrants are arrested or

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Family and Politics: Why I’m Against ‘Keeping the Peace’ and Why You Should Be Too

There are times when we need to speak up. (more…)

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Chance the Rapper Covers June 2017 Edition of EBONY, Talks God and Politics

EBONY caught up with Grammy Award-winning superstar Chance the Rapper to see if he'd actually be down to be POTUS one day At just 24, Chance the Rapper is wise beyond his years. The Chi-Town MC knows the secret to success, and it isn’t limited to simply being “blessed.” (more…)

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As He Nears 60, Bishop T.D. Jakes Strives to Bridge Racial and Political Divides; Talks President Trump’s First Months In Office, Coping With Terrorist Threats, and MegaFest

Bishop T.D. Jakes is preparing for MegaFest, his four-day, faith-and-family gathering in Dallas, where he makes his home and built his megachurch. (more…)

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