Fellowship of Christian Athletes for The Christian Post: Fellowship of Christian Athletes celebrates 65 years of seeing the world transformed by Jesus


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By Shane Williamson for The Christian Post | Image from The Christian Post

I love hearing stories of impact and life change that result from a Fellowship of Christian Athletes experience. Over the past several months, coaches and athletes from all walks of life have shared stories about how God used FCA Camp, a time of inspiration and perspiration, to transform lives. When I add this up over more than six decades of ministry, all I can say is, “Wow!”

This month, FCA is celebrating our 65th anniversary, and we’re grateful for the men and women who pioneered this ministry. We’re bearing the fruit of a rich history of faithful servants who believed God wanted to use the vehicle of sports to introduce competitors to Christ. It’s an honor for myself and our team of close to 2,000 staff members to continue this legacy and take the vision into future generations.

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Timothy Plan for CBNNews.com: Want to Encourage More Giving? Get Thee to Church


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By Robert Knight for CBNNews.com

Those who cheer the idea of a more secularized America might want to consider the consequences for charity.

People who identify as religious are often the glue that holds communities together, accounting for a lion’s share of giving to the poor, volunteering and other signs of a caring community.

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Samaritan Ministries International for American Thinker: Why primary care costs a trillion dollars more than it should


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By Dr. Robert Berry for American Thinker

As a Direct Primary Care physician in Greeneville, Tennessee, who has not accepted health insurance for over 18 years, I have been in a unique position to see how insurance for nonemergency outpatient medical care not only increases our country’s debt but also how it stifles our overall economy leading to reduced tax revenues from which to resolve this debt.

Americans carry insurance for unexpected catastrophes such as car accidents, burned houses, and inpatient hospital care. We don’t purchase it for routine car or home maintenance, so why do we have it for everyday medical care? The reason is, unlike other insurance, it is a pre-tax expense enjoyed primarily by large and medium-sized corporations that exert a large amount of political influence.

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes for CBNNews.com: ‘You First!’ What Salvation Army’s General Booth and Paul the Apostle Had in Common


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By Dan Britton for CBNNews.com | Image from CBNNews.com

“Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.”— Philippians 2:3-4 

Recently, my friend was watching his two grandkids playing at his house. Six-year-old Sophie turned to her brother who wanted to play the game first and explained, “You can go first … after me!”

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Southern Evangelical Seminary for Townhall: The War on Religion


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By Dr. Richard Land for Townhall | Image from Townhall

There is a coordinated and powerful assault on religion in America from modern secularists and progressives driven by the complete moral relativism that defines their worldviews. This sustained assault was recently described eloquently by Attorney General William Barr in a wonderful speech delivered at the Notre Dame Law School: “Secularists, and their allies among the ‘progressives,’ have marshaled all the force of mass communications, popular culture, the entertainment industry and academia, in an unremitting assault on religion and traditional values. These instruments are used not only to affirmatively promote secular orthodoxy, but also drown out and silence opposing voices and to attack viciously and hold up to ridicule any dissenters.”

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Timothy Plan for Townhall Finance: Biblically Based Screening Process Has Helped Christians Know How Their Money Is Invested for 25 Years


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By Robert Knight for Townhall Finance

Since 1994, an intricate screening process has been an integral part of the Timothy Plan family of biblically based mutual funds. With humble beginnings and not many technological advances to help the initiative at the outset, over the years Timothy Plan’s screening process has changed and improved, and sources for research increased with the accessibility of the internet.

Timothy Plan screens were originally managed by an in-house team of researchers, which allowed research results to be reflected in real time. Once the word got out about this huge step forward, financial advisers began clamoring for the research to be made public.

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Dr. Michael Brown for Lifezette: Kanye West’s Brave Wake-Up Call to America: Porn Is ‘Not OK’


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By Dr. Michael Brown for The Christian Post

Perhaps this was the wake-up call we needed.

Perhaps this jarring quote from an icon such as Kanye West was needed to force us to stop denying the utterly destructive effects of pornography in our culture.

In a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio, which aired on October 24, Kanye West said, “My dad had a Playboy left out at age five and it’s affected almost every choice I made for the rest of my life — from age five ’til now, having to kick the habit.”

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The Tide for Lifezette: The Persecution of Christ’s Followers Around the World Takes on a New Urgency for Believers


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By Don Shenk for Lifezette

“In my family, I am the only one who believes in the Lord — and because of that, there are threats to attack me and kill me. It seems my own family is involved in this, but when I listen to the word of God, I am very much blessed and encouraged.”

These are the sobering yet hopeful words of Rajesh in India, one of millions of listeners of The Tide’s global gospel radio programming. Here in the U.S., believers in Jesus can easily flip on Christian radio in their cars or listen to a Christian podcast any time they want.

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The American Family Association for Townhall: Five Truths Most Americans Are Afraid to Say


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By Tim Wildmon for Townhall |Image from Townhall

Our world can be a dark place.

There is abundant evidence of this, but one recent example was a threat of possible violence tied to the October opening of the film, “The Joker.” According to U.S. News & World Report, the FBI became involved when references were made to the 2012 shooting in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater during another Batman movie. This comes after the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the summer, when a total of 31 people were murdered and dozens injured by gunmen with widely different belief systems.

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