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World Refugee Day

Faith communities on the front line of refugee aid

Dominating the news on World Refugee Day, the annual commemoration of displaced peoples, observed this Friday (June 20), are photos and videos of people fleeing Syria and Iraq.

Photo: Syrian children participate in a World Vision remedial education program in Jordan. They are tutored in subjects like math, Arabic and English to help them catch up on the school they’ve missed fleeing the violence. Photo courtesy of World Vision.

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Thousands rally at U.S. Capitol against gay marriage
Cheryl Rupp held a homemade sign declaring “FREEDOM IS Given By GOD NOT by Govt.” and the chant “one man, one woman” rang out on the Capitol lawn Thursday as several thousand marchers rallied to show their support for traditional marriage.
Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage by 3-1 ratio
The Presbyterian Church (USA) voted Thursday to allow gay and lesbian weddings within the church, making it among the largest Christian denominations to take an embracing step toward same-sex marriage.
Christians flee as violence spreads to northern Iraqi cities
Iraqi Christians came under fire again as the bloody campaign of Islamic militants spilled over from Syria into Iraq's northern cities last week. An estimated 10,000 fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (the Levant), also known as ISIS and ISIL, advanced rapidly leaving a wave of destruction in their path and sending the Iraqi army reeling in panic.
Charitable giving to religious groups is down as philanthropy improves from the recession
Americans are slowly pulling themselves out of a charitable slump — except when it comes to religious groups.
Elmbrook Church Supreme Court says ‘no’ to public school graduations in church
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday (June 16) let stand a lower court ruling that a Wisconsin high school acted unconstitutionally when it held its graduation ceremonies in a local megachurch.
Survey: Many don’t want atheist in-laws
Brace yourself for family backlash if you plan to marry an atheist. A new Pew Research survey chiefly focused on political polarization also found Americans divided when someone in the family picks a nonbeliever to marry.
Survey finds Christians won’t be duped in regards to faith-based movies
The so-called "Year of the Bible" has Christian moviegoers packing movie theaters across the country. Films like the "Son of God," "Mom’s Night Out" and "God’s Not Dead" racked up a combined 218 million dollars in ticket sales in 2014.

Diagnosis life: Giving cancer patients hope

Katherine Hedlund and Robin Nichols have much in common. Each knows the agony of cancer, firsthand. Each turned to Jesus for help in the battle for their lives. Yet neither of them received any spiritual support at the medical facilities where they were treated.

Rick Warren: ‘There is no testimony without a test’

Sharing how he has coped after his son’s suicide last year, megachurch pastor Rick Warren urged Southern Baptist pastors on Monday (June 9) to let their times of suffering be acts of ministry.
Metaxas Eric Metaxas
Discriminating anti-discrimination policies: So much for diversity on campus
I’m a father, and I’m amazed that my daughter is already a teenager. As any concerned and loving parent would be, I want her fast-approaching college years to be rich with learning, growth, and discovery. But she will also need a refuge for faith and fellowship, especially if she attends a secular school.
Stonestreet John Stonestreet
Feelings, nothing more than feelings: Conflict and confusion over identity
Ask a group of people today—especially high school and college students—what makes them them, and you’ll likely get as many responses as respondents. They may say, “I am what my genes make me,” or maybe “I am what I experience,” or “I am what I choose.”
Penna Dexter Penna Dexter
Gosnell's grisly anniversary
Dr. Gosnell was found guilty of killing babies that were still alive after botched abortions and was convicted of 21 felony counts of illegal late-term abortion. He is serving three life sentences in state prison. Some of his former employees also are doing time. Grisly as this episode was — and as much as we'd like not to think about it — pro-lifers are doing their best not to let it slip from American consciousness.
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Faith-based films earn spot at Hollywood table

For years, Christians bemoaned the state of Hollywood movies – the sexuality, the language, the violence – while simultaneously wondering, “Will we ever be able to go to the theater as a family?”

NEEDTOBREATHE’s latest album earns top charts billing

The band members of NEEDTOBREATHE may indeed have trouble breathing in the rare air they currently occupy. Their new album recently debuted at No. 1 on the Rock Albums chart...
Spirit West Coast

Spirit West Coast to host one-day festival in Ontario

Spirit West Coast returns to Southern California with a new format and a new location. The single-day festival will be held June 20 at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
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