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Trump declines to name a verse after claiming Bible as favorite book

The editor suggests a verse for Trump and invites readers to make suggestions.

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The Great Moral Test of Our Time—It’s Time to Speak Up

Minnesota writer calls Christians to action.

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Against coarse secular speech, saints recommend different tone

Several writers go for Christian contrast to society.

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Doubts focus on God’s faithfulness or love, writer says in series

Michigan writer clears up doubt with Bible examples.

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‘The Truth About’ series launches video on same-sex marriage

WVBS releases new teaching video by Don Blackwell.

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Preacher given sermon manuscript, ‘told to preach it verbatim’

Preacher was told he used ‘too much Bible.’

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Death threat leads Michael Shank to cancel events

Expresses concern for the life of others.

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Teacher answers question: Is ‘precision obedience’ a valid theology?

Search TV speaker Phil Sanders answers a questioner.

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As ‘Christian’ council members, brotherhood colleges quiet on same-sex controversy

Brotherhood colleges are put in compromising position by association.

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New Nepali constitution may mean jail for evangelistic efforts

Nepal nears completion of seven-year process.

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‘How wude!’ Writer calls for rejection of rudeness

Against the cultural tide, Christians go for kindness.

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Gospel preacher objects to language ‘grow the church’

Among his reasons, a lack of such language in Scripture.

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Phil Sanders remembers Mac Lyon, 1921–2015

Search TV speaker Phil Sanders remembers his predecessor.

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Northampton UK congregation embraces saints from 21 countries

UK church reflects experience of sister congregations with immigration.

Pew Research gives churches of Christ a 6.1/10 on diversity.

US church given score on racial diversity

Pew Research provides a rundown of US religions, including churches of Christ.

Cecil the lion is dead. Abortion continues.

Cecil the lion is dead: Selective outrage and misplaced priorities

Texas preacher reflects on reactions to Cecil the lion and Planned Parenthood undercover videos.

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Alabama: Six respond in ‘moving’ gospel meeting

Meeting moves 97-year-old, another man unfaithful for 20 years, and others to respond in exceptional moment.

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Louisiana movie shooter listed Faulkner University on LinkedIn profile

Fox News showed his profile listing Faulkner as his alma mater.

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The sermon that almost wasn’t

Multiple events keep Tenn. preacher from delivering sermon.

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Door-knocking: 140 people ‘want to know more about the Bible’

Arkansas church knocks doors with good results.