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After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?
After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?
After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?

After Evangelical Virgin Guys Marry, Then What?

For decades, evangelical leaders have touted “virginity pledges” as a way for teens and young adults to “save themselves for marriage.” But what happens after the wedding day?
 
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At Liberty University, big goals — and big money — for football and other sports
At Liberty University, big goals — and big money — for football and other sports
At Liberty University, big goals — and big money — for football and other sports

At Liberty University, Big Goals , Money For Sports

In December 2011, Turner Gill sat in the plush presidential suite atop Liberty University’s football stadium, on the verge of accepting the school’s head coaching job. But as he peered out from a brand-new five-story tower ...
 
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No longer behind the curve: Black churches address mental illness
No longer behind the curve: Black churches address mental illness
No longer behind the curve: Black churches address mental illness

Black Churches Address Mental Illness

The death of beloved comedian Robin Williams has heightened awareness of suicide and its relationship to mental health problems. But many African-American churches quietly began educating members on the issue well before the Os...

 
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The Truth About Racism
The Truth About Racism
The Truth About Racism

Racism: The Cause, The Cancer, And How Christians Can Get Beyond It

In his new book, “The Truth About Racism,” Dr. Phil Asante provides a thoroughly researched and carefully examined account that lays out the origins of racism from a biblical and evolutionary perspective. The book is broken dow...
 
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Michael Brown, 18, was killed in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9.
Michael Brown, 18, was killed in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9.
Michael Brown, 18, was killed in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9.

After The Ferguson Protests, Church Volunteers Pick Up The Pieces

On the fourth morning after Michael Brown’s death, residents from different parts of the region came together to pick up the pieces.
 
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Assemblies of God turns 100, and looks to a multiethnic future
Assemblies of God turns 100, and looks to a multiethnic future
Assemblies of God turns 100, and looks to a multiethnic future

Assemblies Of God Turns 100, Looks To A Multiethnic Future

Assemblies of God, which is marking its 100th anniversary this week is the world’s largest Pentecostal denomination. The U.S. denomination alone is a veritable United Nations of some 3.1 million faithful — with a membership th...

 
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Gay, Christian and … celibate: The changing face of the homosexuality debate
Gay, Christian and … celibate: The changing face of the homosexuality debate
Gay, Christian and … celibate: The changing face of the homosexuality debate

Celibate But Gay: Some Christians Reject Ex-Gay Lifestyle For Life Of Chastity

For years, those who were gay or struggled with homosexuality felt like they had few good options: leave their faith, ignore their sexuality or try to change. But as groups like Exodus have become increasingly unpopular, Rodger...
 
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Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the last ‘bus stop to eternity’
Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the last ‘bus stop to eternity’
Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the last ‘bus stop to eternity’

Old People Need Jesus Too: Evangelizing The Elderly

Rhonda Rowe and her team gathered around a diagram of the nursing home’s floor plan and determined how to split up to avoid praying with anyone twice.
 
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Rockets or not, Birthright still going to Israel
Rockets or not, Birthright still going to Israel
Rockets or not, Birthright still going to Israel

Rockets Or Not, Birthright Still Going To Israel

Rocket fire from terrorists in Gaza may have scared off U.S. and European airlines, but Taglit-Birthright Israel is still sending thousands of young Jews to the famed summer Israel experiences.

 
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Global Warming And Evangelical Christians: Moving Churches To Discuss The Morality Of Climate Change

Rabbi Moti Rieber travels the politically red state of Kansas armed with the book of Genesis, a psalm and even the words of Jesus to lecture church audiences, or sermonize if they’ll let him, about the threat of global warming.