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Great Commission agencies unite to ‘Reclaim’ focus on taking the Gospel everywhere

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  Church, Education, Evangelism, Events, Featured, International, Missions  /  No Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WordNews.org) – An alliance of globally focused ministries has designated May 20, 2018, as the third annual International Day for the Unreached. This one-day event is intended to inspire and mobilize Christians to reach out to more than 2 billion people around the world who have yet to hear the gospel, organizers […]

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Poll: 31% of U.S. adults say ‘fake new’ the result of ‘reader error’

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  Education, Featured, Politics, Polls  /  No Comments

VENTURA, Calif. (WordNews.org) Jan. 10, 2018 – In what has been described by some as a “post-truth” era, the latest Barna Trends 2018 report shows the U.S. public’s dwindling confidence in institutions. However, what may surprise some, 39 percent of the U.S. adults surveyed still see reporters as credible, topping the list of credible sources […]

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Awana co-founder Rorheim dies at 99

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  Church, Education, Evangelism, Featured  /  No Comments

STREAMWOOD, Ill. (WordNews.org) Jan. 9, 2018 – Arthur Rorheim, co-founder of Awana and one of the pioneers in children’s ministry, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. He was 99. Rorheim spent more than 70 years with Awana. He was born on May 7, 1918 to Norwegian immigrants who eventually settled in Chicago near the future site of […]

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Pure Passion Media offers free viewing of award-winning film ‘Such Were Some of You’

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Education, Entertainment, Featured, Movies  /  No Comments

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WordNews.org) Jan. 8, 2018 – The award-winning film “Such Were Some of You” by Pure Passion Media will be available for free online viewing as part of “a missionary effort to reach as many people as possible with the life-changing news that Jesus Christ loves the homosexual and has the power to transform […]

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Louisiana issues guidance for free speech – and prayer – in schools

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  Education, Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WordNews.org) Jan. 4, 2018 – Schools throughout Louisiana  will be receiving guidelines that answer 26 of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to student-led prayer in school. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson released the 15-page document as a valuable resource regarding the religious and free […]

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Calvary University expanding into Colorado

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Education, Featured  /  No Comments

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Calvary University, based in Kansas City, Mo., announced it is planning an expansion into Colorado and has started discussions with the Morgan City School District to possibly locate at a middle school. Calvary is planning to launch an Innovation Campus in Colorado and offer a number of bachelors and masters degree […]

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Anti-prayer demand on rise at schools, foundation says

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law  /  No Comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WordNews.org) Oct. 30, 2017 – The Foundation for Moral Law is urging school districts in Alabama to fight demand from the Freedom from Religion Foundation and others attempting to prevent prayer at after-school athletic events. The Foundation for Moral Law, based in Montgomery, says the Freedom from Religion Foundation demanded in an Oct. […]

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Indiana bill protecting public school students’ religious activities heads to governor

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WordNews.org) – The Indiana Senate and House has sent a bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb aimed at protecting students in public schools from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored by Rep. John Bartlett, protects the First Amendment rights of students to free speech […]

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