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A Passion to Serve God

The Christian Post - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 1:53pm
Oswald Chambers, author of My Utmost for His Highest, died in 1917 at age 43. His influence, however, lives on. Almost a century later, God is still using this man's book to speak to hearts; I am one of the many convicted by his words. Chambers' message has lasted because he gave priority to things of eternal value rather than to things of the world.
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Andrew Walker Interviews Brad Wilcox On Treating All Families Fairly, Expresses Disappointment With Obama's State of the Union Remarks

The Christian Post - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 12:34pm
During the President's State of the Union address this week, he proposed a plan for restructuring the tax code to help middle class families. While initially appealing, his proposals are decidedly one sided. I expressed my displeasure with the plan here, but wanted to take the opportunity to interview my friend Brad Wilcox, one of the nation's foremost sociologists on family structure.
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Illinois Bible colleges sue over state regulation

World Magazine - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 11:50am
Three years ago, Rachel Vasquez enrolled in Dayspring Bible College and Seminary in Mundelein, Ill., north of Chicago. She wanted to attend a college that “would teach the truth from the Word of God,” and she thought she would receive a degree after completing her studies in biblical education, with an emphasis on missions. Now, the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) is trying to prevent the school from conferring degrees. Perhaps a certificate of completion or a diploma, but
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World Evangelical Alliance New Secretary General Is Filipino Bishop Efraim Tendero

The Christian Post - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:53am
The World Evangelical Alliance, which represents more than 600 million evangelicals around the globe, has announced the appointment of Bishop Efraim Tendero, currently the National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches, as its next Secretary General.
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America's 10 Most Bible-Minded Cities for 2015 Are All in the South and Birmingham, Alabama Tops Them All

The Christian Post - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:52am
America's 10 most Bible-minded cities are all still located in the "Bible Belt" of the South and Birmingham, Alabama sits at the top of that pack. The state of Alabama also became the state with the most Bible-minded cities in 2015 according to a Barna survey commissioned by the American Bible Society.
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Nancy Pelosi, Liberals Admit 'Obamacare' Funds Abortion, Now That Republicans Voted to Strip Funding

The Christian Post - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:46am
Even though pro-lifers were criticized for saying that "Obamacare" funds abortion, some liberals, including House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, are now complaining about Obamacare abortion funding that the U.S. House voted to remove Thursday.
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Japan Vows Not to Give Up on Two Hostages as ISIS Deadline Passes; Captive's Mother Pleads for His Release

The Christian Post - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:15am
As the deadline given by the ISIS terror group for a ransom of $200 million passed, Japan pledged on Saturday not to give up on efforts to save the lives of two Japanese hostages "until the very end." The mother of one of the hostages pleaded for his son's release.
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Among outrageous pop stars, Ed Sheeran is weirdly normal

World Magazine - Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:00am
Twenty-three-year-old singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran stands out from this year’s Grammy frenzy. It’s not his nomination for the coveted best-album award nor his blockbuster sales numbers, though Sheeran finds himself on top of an elite group.  Spotify recently named him the most listened-to artist in the world, with 860 million downloads, according to The Independent. What’s different is not even his arresting musical style, a sleek combination of indie-acoustic with R&B and
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