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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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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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“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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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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Green means go

Sometimes, God gives us a green light, but we’re too busy texting at the wheel to notice. Have you ever been in your car behind someone at a stoplight when the light turns green, and the person just sits there? The driver has a green light to go, but he goes nowhere. Somehow I always […]

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Modern evangelicalism builds empires, not disciples

A review of  ‘A Lover’s Quarrel with the Evangelical Church’ Joel Osteen’s effervescent smile to the contrary, all is not well in American evangelicalism. If you grew up evangelical, or spent all your Christian life in that domain, you might, like the proverbial frog in the kettle, not know how influenced by American culture modern American […]

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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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Kennedy Shriver remembered for defense of unborn

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a lifelong Democrat and member of a political family that largely embraced abortion rights, but on that controversial issue, she was pro-life. Shriver died Aug. 11 at the age of 88 and is perhaps best remembered as the founder of the Special Olympics. But while she was a lifelong advocate of […]

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