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Hands Up, Won't Shoot: Black Protest Isn't Black Progress

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:06pm
Blacks didn't begin rioting in America until white Communist taught them how. In fact, the Watts riots were the first urban race riots driven by blacks.
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Philip Yancey: 'Honey, We've had a Good Life. Let's Go Together.'

Christian Newswire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:01pm
Between now and New Year's Day Book Fun Magazine is offering free annual subscriptions to all who request them. Contact: Fred St Laurent, 470-239-7375, fred@bookfunmagazine.com SUWANEE, Ga., Dec. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- An excerpt from an interview with Philip Yancey called "Finding Philip" by David Biebel, found in the December issue of Book Fun Magazine: Philip Yancey's greatest moment of personal satisfaction occurred at about noon on August 15, 2007, when he reached Source: Book Fun Magazine
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Directto-Church Market Opens New Opportunities for Christian Publishers

Christian Newswire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:00pm
Contact: Bill Giarratana, 973-670-1506, bill@lgggroup.com NASHVILLE, Dec. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Inspire Resource Group LLC, a company dedicated to helping Christian publishers reach churches welcomes The Good Book Company as its newest client. The Christian publishing industry has witnessed changes in the publishing and sales environment over the years. These changes have resulted in rediscovering the importance of the church-to-publisher connection. This connection between pub Source: LG&G Group LLC
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Accepting Our Inheritance

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:40pm
The word inheritance usually brings to mind the money and real estate handed down from one generation to another. But God has an even greater legacy to share with His children—one that they are given the moment they enter His family.
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Iraq War Vet, Bradley William Stone, Suspected of Killing Ex-Wife and 5 In-Laws Still on the Run

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:26pm
Bradley William Stone, the 35-year-old Iraq war veteran who allegedly shot his ex-wife and five members of her family to death over a reportedly longstanding child custody dispute in Pennsylvania Monday, remains on the run, a day after police discovered the ghastly murders.
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Georgia Baptist Convention Defends Religious Liberty, Calls on Atlanta Mayor to Reverse Discipline of Atlanta Fire Chief

Christian Newswire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:20pm
Contact: Mike Griffin, Public Affairs Spokesman, 706-436-2646, mgriffin@gabaptist.org; Mark Strange, Communications, 770-936-5233, mstrange@gabaptist.org; both with Georgia Baptist Convention DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Georgia Baptist Convention (GBC) is calling on the Christian community to "stand up for biblical principles and fellow believers who are punished or marginalized for their faith." The Duluth agency, which represents 1.4-million members statewide Source: Georgia Baptist Convention
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New Radio Stations Advance Gospel in Former Communist Country Once Nearly Void of Religious Influence

Christian Newswire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:19pm
Reach Beyond and Radio Partners Playing Key Role in Mongolia's Growing Christian PopulationContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- When Jesus told His disciples they would be His witnesses in every part of the world including the far-flung places He most assuredly had Mongolia in mind. That remote country hungry for the gospel is also where Reach Beyond (www.reachbeyond.org) and its radio partners recently planted t Source: InChrist Communications
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Over 180 Killed in Major Battle With Islamic Militants in Syria; Insurgents Capture Military Base

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:04pm
About 100 Syrian soldiers and at least 80 Islamic militant fighters lost their lives in a major battle over the past two days, resulting in the insurgents capturing the Wadi al-Deif military base.
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Midday Roundup: Obama nominees get last-minute love from Senate Dems

World Magazine - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:00pm
Rubber stamps. The Senate is taking a flurry of last-minute votes on judicial and cabinet appointees before it adjourns for the year and the Republicans take control in January. President Barack Obama’s nominee for surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, was confirmed yesterday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., could try to push through as many as a dozen judicial confirmations before the end of the week—many of them lifetime appointments. The Senate is on track to approve 88 of
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Atlanta-Area Thieves Use Prayer to Steal Cash, Credit Cards From Distracted Supermarket Shoppers

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:56am
Police in the Northwest suburbs of Atlanta are on the lookout for a two-women tandem that has used the allusion of prayer to distract and steal from gullible supermarket shoppers, who leave their personal items inside their cart.
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Critical Steps for Healing of Domestic Human Trafficking Survivors Outlined in New Documentary

Christian Newswire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:31am
Founder of The Samaritan Women among Six Modern-day Abolitionists Featured in 'In Plain Sight'; Release in Time for Human Trafficking Prevention MonthContact Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Jeanne Allert, founder of The Samaritan Women (www.thesamaritanwomen.org), is a modern-day abolitionist featured in the upcoming documentary "In Plain Sight: Stories of Hope and Freedom" (www.inplainsightf Source: InChrist Communications
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Christmas Carol Video Featuring World's Largest Nativity Gets Over 1.7 Million Hits in 4 Days

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:26am
A Christmas-themed music video posted on YouTube featuring the Guinness World Record holder for largest living nativity has garnered over 1.7 million views in less than a week.
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Could the internet superhighway benefit from fast and slow lanes?

World Magazine - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:22am
The name “net neutrality” seems to connote an open and uncensored internet. Who wouldn’t be in favor of that? President Barack Obama wants net neutrality, but the Federal Communications Commission isn’t sure. And the term itself is confusing because, in this case, “neutrality” will likely mean an increase in government regulation, rather than a hands-off approach. To understand net neutrality, think of the internet as a series of pipes through which information flows between
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Spanish Authorities Accuse Catholic Church, a Former Mosque, of Distancing Itself From Islamic Past

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:19am
A Roman Catholic Church in Cardoba, Spain, which used to be a mosque, is facing a complaint from the regional government for attempting to distance itself from its Islamic past. Church officials have denied the accusations, however, and said that the Cordoba Cathedral continues to attract major tourist attention every year.
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From nominal Judaism to the drug culture to Christ

World Magazine - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:01am
The Dec. 27 issue of WORLD includes an interview with Lon Solomon, senior pastor at McLean Bible Church in Northern Virginia for 34 years and chairman of the executive committee of Jews for Jesus. The magazine interview emphasizes his experience in caring for a severely disabled daughter, Jill, but Solomon also has a story of God’s grace during his own time of growing up. What was it like to grow up in a Jewish home in Northern Virginia? My mom lit Sabbath candles. We celebrated the big
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Iran Court Clears Three Christians of Convictions in Appeal Hearing; Watchdog Groups Encouraged by Ruling

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:50am
Three Iranian Christian leaders have seen their convictions overturned following an appeals hearing, in what persecution watchdog groups are hailing as an encouraging victory. Pastor Matthias Haghnejad and Deacon Silas Rabbani have been granted their freedom after their six-year sentences were overturned, but pastor Benhram Irani is still serving six years for previous convictions.
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Called from Kenya to minister to the Navajo

World Magazine - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:45am
Benson Ndolo teaches GED classes on the reservation but his most important lesson is about Jesus
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Scars Run Deep Author Announces Launch of New Website

Christian Newswire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:30am
Contact: Mark Mansfield, +61 401033285, mark@scarsrundeep.com SYDNEY, Australia, Dec. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Mark Mansfield, author of the new young adult fiction 'Scars Run Deep,' is pleased to announce the launch of his book's website www.scarsrundeep.com. 'Scars Run Deep' tells of a young 15 year old girl Emily and her emotional journey of betrayal, perseverance and hope. Set in the UK in the 1980′s about a girl who could have predicted her own future, yet is tak Source: Scars Run Deep
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Gospel Star Aretha Franklin Serenades Taylor Swift With Impromptu 'Happy Birthday' (Video)

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:26am
Taylor Swift got an early birthday gift on Friday from gospel music star Aretha Franklin, who serenaded her with an impromptu "happy birthday" performance.
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'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' News: Kim Richards Sued Over Pit Bull Attack, Yolanda Foster's Daughter Bella Arrested for DUI

The Christian Post - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:21am
It has not been a good week for "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" stars Kim Richards and Yolanda Foster as both of them had to deal with big problems—Yolanda learns about her daughter Bella's DUI arrest, while Kim was sued over a bloody attack by her pit bull Kingsley.
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