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Victory Christian Center hit by further accusations of child abuse

By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post Reporter More alleged sexual abuse victims at the 17,000-member Victory Christian Center in Tulsa, Okla., have come forward, adding to charges already made against the megachurch that its staff delayed reporting the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl. Read more at www.christianpost.com

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NJ megachurch pastor: America is not a Christian nation

By Jeff Schapiro , Christian Post Reporter Tim Lucas, lead pastor of Liquid Church in New Jersey, told his congregation on Sunday that, contrary to the popular opinion within some Christian circles, the United States is not a Christian nation, and the majority of the people in his congregation seem to agree with him. Read […]

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Bible apps available in closed countries

COPENHAGEN, Denmark/Christian Newswire/ – Scandinavia Publishing House, a Christian publishing house, has now made 85 children’s Bibles available as apps that can be downloaded and read on the iPhone and iPad. Android and Kindle formats are on their way. They are being sold worldwide, even in closed Muslim and communist countries where the written Bible […]

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Is the American church dying? Rising persecution meets falling numbers of youth

Christian Newswire – The American Church, which once ruled the spiritual landscape of the United States, is struggling amidst rising persecution and shrinking numbers of youth. According to a study by Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council, U.S. Christians are facing unprecedented amounts of persecution and hostility. The recent attack on the FRC by […]

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Moderate Baptists face generation gap

By Jeff Brumley Top leadership roles aren’t all that easy to come by for 20-somethings in the moderate and progressive Baptist world, making Andi Sullivan all that much more grateful as executive director of executive director of His Nets. She assumed leadership of the malaria-fighting nonprofit in February when her dad became a pastor in […]

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Webinar recordings to help ministries take budgeting to the next level

BREA, CA — Budgets are tools that, when built and used properly, can help your ministry plan for and stay focused on its highest priorities. Two free webinar recordings being offered by Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) can help. Representatives from hundreds of ministries registered for these webinars and gained firsthand access to budgeting best […]

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Thanks to technology, Bible translation is faster, safer

Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that involves people in the acceleration of Bible translation, continues to extend the impact of Bible translation support overseas by providing Bible translators with technology that streamlines their work and reduces translation time. By the end of 2012, the Orlando-based organization hopes to have installed a total of 215 Bible […]

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Challenge to clergy tax break clears hurdle

By Bob Allen A ministerial housing allowance provision that saves U.S. ministers an estimated $1.2 billion annually in tax exemptions is unfair to other taxpayers not entitled to the same benefit, according to a 2011 lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. A Wisconsin judge has given a green light to a lawsuit challenging a […]

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New survey finds counseling to reduce homosexuality can be effective, beneficial

BARBOURSVILLE, VA /Christian Newswire – In a new survey of almost 500 people who have ever sought professional counseling to lessen unwanted homosexual attractions, more than half (55%) said the counseling was effective in causing the frequency and intensity of their homosexual attractions to diminish. And seven out of 10 said they were either satisfied […]

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Chicago pastor wins 3-year battle to uphold his freedom to speak in public

CHICAGO /Christian Newswire – The First Amendment’s freedom to speak in public has been the most foundational freedom for Americans since the founding of the nation. Many have benefited from this freedom such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., D.L. Moody and, more recently, Curt Teesdale, a Chicago pastor. In 2008, police officers arrested Teesdale […]

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