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What Adele’s Shockingly Biblical ‘Oh My God’ Music Video Teaches Us About Sin And Ourselves

Upon first glance, the new music video for Adele’s recent song “Oh My God” appears consistent with its name: irreverent or sacrilegious. What else could lyrics like “I am a grown woman and I do what I want to do” prescribe? A closer look, though, unearths themes and truths that are actually quite biblical and illustrate what happens in pursuit…

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Alabama: Pastor’s wife killed by stray bullet during Bible study in Mobile County

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – A pastor’s wife in Mobile County, Alabama was killed during a Bible study last week when a stray bullet shot from outside went through a door of the church she was in and hit her in the chest, Christian Today (CT) reports. Police have arrested and charged an Alabama woman with…

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NASA To Launch Telescope Stronger Than Hubble That Can See Back In Time

During the winter holidays, Jews celebrate a miraculous, unquenchable light and Christians celebrate the incarnation of God revealed by the light of a star. It’s fitting, therefore, that on December 22 NASA will launch a new satellite capable of seeing the first starlight from just after the Big Bang—a light, and an event, that tell us about the creation of…

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New poll: Only 40% of millennials engaged in Christian practices

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – A new survey shows there is significant indifference toward Christianity among US millennials, with only four in ten young adults having engaged in practices such as attending church or studying the Bible in the previous month, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. The third release in the report Millennials in America: New Insights…

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Christian Organization Set to Distribute 100,000 Bibles to Persecuted Believers Around the World

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – Following a massive outpouring of financial support this year, Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors USA is set to distribute 100,000 Bibles to persecuted believers around the world, Faithwire reports. Open Doors has been smuggling Bibles into countries that are hostile to Christianity since 1955. In a statement to Faithwire, Open Doors…

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National Bible Week: ‘Global Impact’ Bibles to be given away at special event in Washington DC

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – In honor of National Bible Week, the Museum of the Bible Christian organization will be giving away copies of its unique “Global Impact Bible” at David’s Tent on the Washington D.C National Mall this weekend, CBN reports. Focussing on the influence Scripture has had around the world, the Global Impact Bible…

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For Christians, Dying From COVID (Or Anything Else) Is A Good Thing

Blaming people for contracting a catchy virus has been one of many widely deployed COVID manipulation tactics. That has shifted into blaming people for dying of a catchy virus after they decided their risks from taking the vaccines outweighed their risks from catching the disease. Shaming people for dying by accident is a bit twisted, but it might make sense…

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Survey: Majority of Americans identify as Christian, but many have unbiblical views

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – A new survey published in the American Worldview Inventory 2021 shows that 69% of Americans self-identify as “Christian” but many hold views that contradict the Bible, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. Conducted by the Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University in February 2021, the survey polled 2,000 nationally representative American…

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Court upholds death sentence for white supremacist who murdered nine at South Carolina black church

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – The 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the conviction and death sentence of Dylann Roof, a young, self-confessed white supremacist who murdered nine members of a South Carolina black congregation in 2015, Voice of America (VOA) reports. The unanimous three-judge panel rejected arguments that Roof should have been…

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Noah Takes Inventory

I had cows. I brought feed. I had counting and checklists. I had wonder, each peacock’s feathers a different shade of blue, no green exactly the same.  I had justice, a sense of right and wrong. I had fear and paranoia. I built the ark quickly before the clouds gathered. I had caretaking. I stocked my wife’s favorite pillows, my…

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New Survey: Majority of born again US Christians believe Jesus is not only path to salvation

by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – A new study by Probe Ministries has shown that over 60% of born-again US Christians aged 18 to 39 believe that, in addition to Jesus, Buddha, and Muhammad offer paths to salvation as well, the Christian Post (CP) reports. Presenting its Religious Views & Practices Survey, Probe Ministries said there has…

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“Not just for people who have an alphabet . . .” Wycliffe Associates Helps Spoken-Only Language Groups Gain Access to the Scriptures

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Bible, Christian, church, EU, Faith, heart, News, technology, War, Worthy News, Wycliffe (Worthy News) – Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is helping spoken-only language groups gain access to the Scriptures by strategically equipping and training national…

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Biden’s IRS Is A Partisan Weapon In The War On Religious Freedom

The U.S. First Amendment protects every American citizen’s right to express his opinions, teach his religious beliefs, and worship God without interference by the federal government. Under the First Amendment, freedom of religion is a constitutional guarantee. But Joe Biden’s Internal Revenue Service is having a hard time getting that message. Recently, in a glaring display of partisan prejudice, IRS…

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Christian member of Finnish Parliament faces prison for questioning support of gay pride parade

(Worthy News) – A member of Finland’s Parliament is facing two years in prison for tweeting a message questioning the alignment of her church with a gay pride parade and for other statements expressing what she said is the Bible’s view on homosexuality. Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a physician and the country’s former interior minister, faces a potential November trial for…

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Grandson Late Evangelist Billy Graham Leaves Hospital After COVID, Pneumonia care

Monday, August 2, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Bible, Cancer, Christian, coronavirus, covid-19, EU, Facebook, News, North Carolina, Prayer, virus, War, Worthy News By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News (Worthy News) – The preaching grandson of the late evangelist Billy Graham was released from hospital after battling the Delta variant of the coronavirus and pneumonia, his mother…

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UK Survey shows significant increase in church attendances after services moved online for pandemic

Monday, July 19, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Bible, Christian, church, Facebook, internet, News, technology, UK, Worthy News by Karen Faulkner, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – A new UK survey has shown that 43% of pastors reported an increase in attendance after their church services went online during the pandemic, Christian Today reports. Carried out by the Bible Society…

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IRS gives nonprofit Christians Engaged tax-exempt status after saying efforts favor GOP

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Bible, Christian, church, Congress, GOP, News, nonprofit, Republican, Republican Party, tax, Worthy News (Worthy News) – The First Liberty Institute said Wednesday the IRS has granted tax-exempt status to the nonprofit group Christians Engaged after denying the request on the argument that Bible teachings are typically affiliated with the Republican Party and…

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Wycliffe Associates Turns to “Old” Technology to Bring the Scriptures to Isolated Language Groups

Monday, July 5, 2021 | Tag Cloud Tags: Africa, Bible, Christian, church, EU, Faith, heart, infrastructure, internet, Media, Muslim, News, technology, Worthy News, Wycliffe (Worthy News) – Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, has begun transmitting Bible translation training and ministry support materials via radio…

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