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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.

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That didn’t take long: Lesbians seek church-building ceremony

Church gets same-sex marriage request, updates bylaws.

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Karns church hosts Special Needs Day Camp for children

Tennessee church reaches out to children with special needs.

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Jim Matheny ‘did whatever was needed in church:’ Editor remembers father

The editor remembers father’s spiritual example as he mourns his passing.

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‘Don’t play devil’s advocate.’ Preacher says never leave others uncertain

How we approach our discussions about truth is important.

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The WayFellow relaunches as church ‘infostream’

Site does for church what Drudge did for news in general.

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Church booth features T-Rex skull model at county fairs

Small congregation makes big splash with fair display.

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‘We love homosexuals:’ Branson elders’ appeal generates interest

Church in entertainment town makes serious call for repentance and obedience.

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Alabama preacher: ‘Let me be angry at yesterday’s Supreme Court decision’

An Alabama brother rankles at those who chide saints for speaking out.

Texas preacher on SCOTUS same-sex marriage ruling: ‘Be prepared to suffer’

Minister lays out six recommendations for Christians in light of the SCOTUS ruling requiring US states to perform homosexual marriage.

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Evangelists use holiday to teach, baptize couple in reservoir

A work colleague hears how Christians today live by the NT model.

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Preacher responds to his own invitation to come forward

“I owned my confession and publicly repented.”

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Texas writer celebrates 15 years of blogging, surveys challenges

Before the invitation to blog, Mike had never written a single article.

Bonnie Sue Rushmore, Oct. 2014

World Evangelism Foundation worker Bonnie Rushmore passes

WEF loses an author and missions worker.

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Will Christianity survive?

The future will see new choices that faith calls us to make.