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America Family Association calls for boycott of Target

By   /  January 6, 2017  /  Featured, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (WordNews.org) Jan. 6, 2017 — The American Family Association is seeking half a million signatures from individuals who intend to boycott Target until the store changes its policy to allow men to use women’s dressing rooms and rest rooms. Once the goal is met, AFA officials plan to deliver in person the petition […]

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Tim LaHaye honored at Wreaths Across America

By   /  December 20, 2016  /  Books, Entertainment, Featured, Movies, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (WordNews.org) Dec. 20, 2016 — Tim LaHaye, co-author of the popular “Left Behind” series, received special recognition at the Wreaths Across America Day commemoration on Saturday at Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, Calif. LaHaye died in July at the age of 90. Col. Jason Woodworth, USMC, Commanding Officer, MCAS Miramar (pictured), […]

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CPAC’s conservative credentials questioned

By   /  March 7, 2016  /  Featured, Politics, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) March 7, 2016 –The Conservative Political Action Conference has wrapped up, selecting via straw poll Sen. Ted Cruz as its pick for the GOP presidential nomination. But one group is challenging just how conservative CPAC is. The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property issued a press release with […]

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Reactions from Christian organizations swift to Supreme Court’s overturning of DOMA

By   /  June 26, 2013  /  Featured, Law, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) June 26, 2013 — Reaction was swift to the U.S. Supreme Court’s striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and opened the door for gay marriage to return to California. In a 5-4 ruling authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the vourt struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act […]

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A conversation with Josh McDowell: The church’s (lack of) influence in the culture (Part 2)

By   /  June 26, 2013  /  Featured, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

PLANO, Texas (WordNews.org) June 26, 2013  — Josh McDowell sees the Church losing its influence in the culture and he can point to one key contributing factor: the Internet. “What the Internet has done has leveled the playing field for Christians in the church,” said McDowell, a well-known author of such books as “More than […]

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Track & Field stars talk about following Christ on and off the turf

By   /  June 26, 2013  /  Featured, Sports, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

BY LIZ McCONKEY For Word News DES MOINES, Iowa (WordNews.org) June 26, 2013 – Michelle Carter, three-time USA Outdoor champion and a 2012 World Indoor bronze medalist, took first in the shot put at the USA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, by setting an American record. She didn’t think much about her […]

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GONE: Ministry focused on homosexuals exits, apologizes

By   /  June 20, 2013  /  Featured, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C (WordNews.org) June 20, 2013 — The same day the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments on gay marriage, a ministry open for more than three decades to help people struggling with same-sex attraction, is shutting down. Alan Chambers, the president of Exodus International (pictured), issued a statement apologizing for the ministry. The board […]

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Giving to religious organization up slightly overall

By   /  June 6, 2013  /  Church, Featured, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

WINCHESTER, Va. (WordNews.org) June 6, 2013 — Giving to large nonprofits and churches affiliated with the Evangelical Council for Financial Giving, an accreditation agency, saw giving rise 2.4 percent in 2012. That compared with a 1.4 percent dip in 2011, according to ECFA. Meanwhile, giving to small nonprofits dropped for the second year in a […]

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