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A little Bible humor and fun with scripture While contemplating his next sermon, a country pastor hit upon an idea that would involve participation from all of the Bible classes in the Church School. Each class in the school was asked to select a Bible verse that somehow reflected the theme and character of the class. All of the Bible verses would be sent to the pastor who would utilize them in his sermon about the importance of attending Church…

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WOW VBS On-Demand Streaming Services Available in July

 With churches and individuals from over 60 countries participating in the free WOW VBS Virtual Bible School over the last few days, the organizers have announced an on-demand streaming service. WOW VBS On-Demand Streaming Beginning on July 6, the WOW VBS will offer an on-demand streaming service. Co-organizer and family entertainer, Scott Humston, says the streaming service will also be offered for free. The Vacation Bible School alternative features children’s ministry performers from various countries with special appearances and performances…

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Turkey: Attacks on Churches Spike as Christians Blamed for COVID-19

In Turkey, Attacks on Churches Spike as Christians and Minorities Are Blamed for COVID-19 A satellite television broadcaster in the Middle East is using its unique platform to show that Christians are not a threat as angry protesters attack churches and some blame Christians for COVID-19. After a recent arson attempt on a church in Istanbul — Turkey’s largest city — the suspect told police that he wanted to burn down the church because, he said, Christians and other minorities…

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Government Officials To Jim Bakker: ‘Hand Over Names, Addresses, Donation Details’

Uproar As Government Officials Tell Jim Bakker ‘Hand Over Names, Addresses, Donation Details of Congregation’ I was never a fan of Jim Bakker and can count on one hand the number of times I have watched Jim and Tammy Faye or Jim Bakker and Lori. Jim Bakker’s constant pleas for money were a huge turn off as were some of the allegations brought against him through the years. Be that as it may, I find this effort by the U.S….

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Christian Groups Applaud President Trump’s Executive Order Advancing Religious Freedom

Yesterday President Trump signed an Executive Order that advances international religious freedom as a priority in U.S. foreign policy.  The order directs the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to take action to combat religious freedom violations and calls for a budget of at least $50 million for programs to fight religious violence and persecution abroad and protect religious minorities. “Millions of Christians around the world suffer for their faith. Now they and other…

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Franklin Graham & Alveda King Call for America to Pray

Church leaders including Franklin Graham & Alveda King are urging America to turn to prayer Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), has requested that churches across America pray for the nation tomorrow on Pentecost Sunday. Graham has reacted strongly to the death of George Floyd, a man who died in police custody, and the ensuing violent protests that have erupted nationwide. He shared the following in a Facebook post: As our nation convulses with pain, anger, and…

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Largest Online VBS Free to Churches & Individuals Globally

World’s largest online Vacation Bible School (VBS) offers free registration to churches and families, runs June 22-25 with repeat streaming June 29-July 2 What Is the World’s Largest Online VBS? New Dimensions Evangelism and Faith Kidz Ministries have announced a four-day Virtual Bible Spectacular VBS Event (www.WOWVBS.live ) during the last two weeks of June. The WOW VBS live stream broadcast will feature various children’s ministry hosts, guest artists, and celebrity cameos from around the world. Each 30 to 40 minute…

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Pres. Trump Declares Churches Essential, Church Leaders Agree

Do churches provide ‘Essential Services?’ In mid May, President Donald Trump called for governors to classify churches and other houses of worship as “essential.” The President asked that churches be allowed to reopen for Memorial Day weekend even though some states remain under strict coronavirus lockdown. “Some governors have deemed the liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential,” the president said. “But have left out churches and other houses of worship. It’s not right. So I’m correcting this injustice and calling houses of…

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Shuffling in the Pews: Post-Pandemic Church Attendance Predictions

“Expect shuffling in the pews” New survey analysis from the Center for Bible Engagement anticipates key trends that will transform church life—both inside the church and well beyond its walls The graphic illustrates these projections for a church where 250 adults attend on a given Sunday and 75% of them come every week. The top box with 25 person icons. Each icon represents 10 people. Based on CBE’s survey analysis, Cole provides a low, mid, and high estimates of regular…

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Andrew Palau Launches Stories of Hope: An Online Festival with TobyMac, Kari Jobe, More May 30

Evangelist Andrew Palau Launches Stories of Hope, An Online Festival Experience Featuring Top Musical Artists and Celebrities Including Hillsong United, TobyMac, Tasha Cobbs, Kari Jobe & Cody Carnes, and Latin duo Tercer Cielo on May 30 Andrew Palau Stories of Hope: In a massive effort to share hope with millions around the world during this pandemic, the Luis Palau Association will host a global festival on May 30, 2020. This online event, called Stories of Hope: An Online Festival Experience,…

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