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What has washing someone’s car got to do with the gospel?

Committed to bringing the Christian message to young people to his hometown of Manchester, England, Andy Hawthorne was shocked when a missions partner told him he shouldn’t just preach the gospel but also engage in community projects. It worked. The Message Trust has been recognized internationally as bringing hope and change to the roughest, poorest […]

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Iranian Christians refuse to deny faith

Two Iranian converts to Christianity are standing strong in their faith, according to a report from Iran by the Farsi Christian News Network. The two converts, Marzieh Amirizadeh, 30, and Maryam Rustampoor, 27, were summoned to appear in what FCNN described as “the revolutionary court” in Tehran on Aug. 9. The women have been detained […]

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Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian decides against abortion

Editor’s Note: The Good News does not promote or endorse the following celebrity or the television shows and magazines discussed in this article. This article is simply meant to inform readers about something of interest to the pro-life community. Last month, News spread that Kourtney Kardashian – the American socialite best known for her family’s […]

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A little rebellion now & then is good

“I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. … It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.”–Thomas Jefferson to James Madison (Jan. 30, 1787). Here’s a breaking News alert for all Americans: if you […]

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“Manager was martyred”

The widow of a Christian who was martyred by Muslims in the Gaza Strip prays for revenge, but not the usual kind, her friend Hanna Massad told participants at the New Baptist Covenant regional meeting in Oklahoma. Rami Ayyad, manager of Gaza’s only Christian bookstore, was abducted and executed Oct. 7, 2007, as he closed […]

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Christians reportedly beheaded in Somalia

Four more Christians have been beheaded in Somalia, according to the Washington-based human rights organization International Christian Concern (ICC). The four Christians had been working for a non-governmental organization that aids orphans in southern Somalia. The Islamic extremist group al Shabaab, which has ties to al-Qaida, “kidnapped and eventually beheaded the Christians after they refused […]

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Bearing One Another’s Burdens

Healthcare cost sharing ministries threatened by reforms President Obama says he’s looking for creative, “outside-the-box” solutions to the “healthcare crisis” in this country. But the plans that have the greatest likelihood of passing – including the so-called “Kennedy Plan” – put at-risk a Christian alternative to insurance that is now being used by more than […]

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Episcopal Church votes to lift ban on gay bishops

Leaders at the Episcopal Church’s tri-annual convention voted overwhelmingly to pass a resolution that opens “any ordained Life ” to homosexuals. The move lifts a moratorium on ordaining gay or lesbian bishops that the church passed three years ago. Biblically orthodox Anglicans, many of whom are part of the newly-formed Anglican Church of North America, […]

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