N.T. Wright to Launch Podcast

Category: ALL, Interviews, Outreach
I just heard the news that N.T. Wright, in partnership with Justin Brierly (Premier Christian Radio), will be launching a fortnightly podcast called: Ask NT Wright Anything. You can sign up to get notifications. There will be a platform to ask questions. The first episode will come out on 13

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Antismoking laws gain local traction

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When the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce was convening experts and community leaders around a health initiative, the idea of raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 kept coming up. In fall 2015, the chamber declared that it would work to advocate for a higher smoking age throughout the

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Israeli PM Favors Naming Envoy to Christian World

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says he favors appointing an envoy to the Christian world, a sign of Israel’s efforts to foster close ties with its Christian allies. Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday at a meeting in Jerusalem of visiting journalists from Christian media, where he was

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Four Steps You Need To Take NOW To Save On Holiday Gifts

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It may be annoying to see Christmas displays in stores before Halloween, but that does not mean that early shopping for Christmas presents is a bad idea. On the contrary — there are several advantages to doing your holiday shopping before the holiday “sales” start popping up. You

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Detroit Remains a City of Stark Contrasts

Category: Movies
(Photo: Dennis Lennox)The streets of Detroit. It can be difficult to recognize Detroit these days. After all, it has made a remarkable transformation in the five years since city hall filed the municipal bankruptcy heard around the world. Growing up and then coming of age in the late 1990s and

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Saudi Stocks Drop After Trump Threat Over Missing Writer

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of

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Saudis Reject Threats as Stocks Plunge After Trump Comments

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of

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Florida Officials Fear Michael’s Death Toll Will Rise

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MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies. So far, one body has been found in Mexico

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How Does God’s Grace Get You Through?

Category: Daily Devotions
How Does God’s Grace Get You Through? “My purpose in writing is to encourage you and assure you that what you are experiencing is truly part of God’s grace for you. Stand firm in this grace”  1 Peter 5:12 (NLT). We face many pitfalls in the marathon of life. But regardless of what you go […]

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Comfort in Times of Uncertainty

Category: comfort, Daily Devotions
Comfort in Times of Uncertainty “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff they comfort me.”Psalm 23: 4 (NIV) I drove home through thick fog tonight. There have been fog patches around our home and in […]

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