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Favorite Prey: The Coptic Church

Reuters reported this morning that the leader of ISIS in Egypt has warned Muslims “to stay away from Christian gatherings.” The hot news in the States this morning, however, is not about the persecution of

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A popular public school Bible class in West Virginia faces legal challenge

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Gym is Trenton Tolliver’s favorite class. But the 7-year-old is also a huge fan of the weekly Bible course at Princeton Primary, his public elementary school. He gets to play matching

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Hey, check-box Christians

You know how the sermon goes — “Don't be a check-box Christian.” I've heard and read this well-meaning advice many times. Here’s the theory. There’s danger in believing that li

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Easter, the Celebration of the Fertility Goddess

Yikes!! My guess is, if you are like me, you opened this post in one of two ways. Really, seriously twirked that I would have the audacity to call the celebration of the resurrection of the Messiah a pagan holiday. Or,

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A MESSAGE OF HOPE Pope: Christians must cling to faith amid wars, hatred

Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people to hold fast in their "fearful hearts" to faith despite all the wars, sickness and hatred in the world, acknowledging on Easter Sunday that many wonder where God is amid

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The crucifixion: True facts

Every year around Easter, the same old stories begin appearing in the media: The Romans executed Jesus of Nazareth for being a zealot revolutionary, his body allowed to hang on the cross for days and then what remained o