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Snipers take out ISIS militants seconds before they behead Christian family

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 14:43
Just two snipers pulled off the amazing rescue of a Christian family of eight as ISIS executioners held their knives to their throats, ready to behead them.
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Christian family praise God after 16-year-old daughter kidnapped by Islamic extremists comes home

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 13:21
16-year-old Marilyn was kidnapped in June and forced to convert to Islam. It is feared she would have been married or sold off against her will if she had not been rescued by police.
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Church defends dress code after mom says her daughter was 'uninvited' from First Communion for wearing pant suit

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 12:18
Chris Mansell said her church 'uninvited' her 9-year-old daughter, Cady, from her First Communion because she wanted to wear a pant suit for the ceremony.
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3-year-old Christian girl who loved God 'with all her heart' drowns in grease pit at ice cream shop

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 08:17
'She had more faith than any child I've ever seen,' said her grieving mom, Corrie Andrews, who regularly attends the popular Church of the Highlands with her family.
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The 9 types of coward in the church: are you one of them?

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 06:32
Sadly, not everyone in the church behaves in a Christ-like manner.
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Archbishop of Canterbury boosts links to the Commonwealth of Nations

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 05:29

Archbishop Justin Welby has appointed a Special Representative to the Commonwealth – a network of 52 nations – many former British colonies.

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Official Anglican – Oriental Orthodox dialogue group to meet in Dublin

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 04:36

Theologians from Anglican and Oriental Orthodox churches will meet in Dublin, Ireland, next week for the next round of official dialogue.

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Can I get a hedge of protection? Why Christians need to mind our language

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 04:11
There is a whole range of rather wonderful pious phrases that either mean nothing or mean something rather different from what they appear to say.
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The strangest church names in London

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 03:53
The Baptist Tabernacle Stockton was far from among the worst title chosen by the original founders.
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Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 03:03

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.

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Pope Francis implicitly criticises Trump over the US leaving Paris climate accord

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 02:54
Pope Francis implicitly criticised the US today for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising the agreement as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming.
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Online child abuse: Why the Pope was right

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 02:54
'This has nothing to do with the exercise of freedom... It has to do with crimes that need to be fought with intelligence and determination'
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Income from C of E parishes tops £1 billion for the first time

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 02:23
Church of England parishes raised income which topped £1 billion for the first time in 2015, despite an apparently ongoing decline in church attendance.
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Are the Family Research Council and the Values Voter Summit 'hate groups'?

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 02:16
The SPLC's decision to include conservative Christian groups on their list has undermined what could have been a powerful tool.
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Donald Trump: It's time to say 'Merry Christmas' again

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 02:15
Donald Trump repeated his oft-promised return to traditional beliefs last week, vowing to instil 'Merry Christmas' back into American discourse.
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Female church leader named as new top pastor at Willow Creek

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 00:37
A woman will take over as lead pastor of the evangelical megachurch Willow Creek Community Church.
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As Israeli PM hails evangelical 'best friends,' a heartfelt cry from Bethlehem's mayor over the 'strangling' of Jesus' birthplace

Christian Today - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 00:23
The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday told a group of Christian media representatives that Israel has no better friend than the world's Christian communities. The message has caused criticism from the mayor of Bethlehem.
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Christian printer refuses to print business cards for 'gobsmacked' transgender woman

Christian Today - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 23:32
A Christian printer refused to produce business cards for a transgender 'diversity consultant' who was left 'gobsmacked' by the decision, according to reports.
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How crack SAS snipers saved a Christian family seconds from death

Christian Today - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 23:30
A Christian family near Mosul, Iraq, narrowly escaped death as a result of intervention by SAS snipers.
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Simchat Torah: The joy of the Torah and how music and dance can change lives

Christian Today - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 23:27
In Judaism law is personified as a woman. To observant Jews, the Torah is simply the 'boss'.
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