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North Korea is executing, torturing and enslaving those who practice religion, US says in new report

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(Worthy News) – The North Korean regime has continued to position itself as one of the world’s worst persecutors of the religious, torturing and killing people who practice their faith, according to a State Department report released Tuesday. The 2016 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom determined that the government led by dictator Kim Jong…

Ex-Google Executive Registers First Church of AI With IRS

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(Worthy News) – A former executive at Google has filed paperwork with the IRS to establish an official religion of technology. This religion doesn’t just worship scientific progress, but artificial intelligence itself, with the goal of creating a godhead. The new church of AI will aim “to develop and promote the realization of a Godhead…

FBI investigating Democrat US Rep. Brady over payment to challenger

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(Worthy News) – The FBI has reason to believe U.S. Rep. Bob Brady unlawfully concealed a $90,000 payment made by his campaign to get an opponent to quit a 2012 primary race, according to court documents that confirm the Philadelphia Democrat is under investigation in a widening campaign finance probe. In unsealed court documents made…

Mattis Rebukes Reports That Trump Wanted 'Tenfold' Nuclear Increase

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(Worthy News) – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rebuked media reports that President Donald Trump wanted to increase the U.S. nuclear arsenal “tenfold” after a meeting with defense officials in July. Mattis, who does not often comment on the president’s statements, found it necessary to put out his own statement Wednesday, saying, “Recent reports that the…

Trump calls for ending visa program after N.Y. attack, blasts Democrats

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(Worthy News) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday seized on the deadly New York City truck attack to step up demands for stricter U.S. immigration laws, asking Congress to end a visa program that let the Uzbek suspect into the country and saying he might send him to Guantanamo Bay. In a day of harsh…

Australia Senate Squashes Attempts to Protect Religious Freedom During Same-Sex Marriage Vote

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(Worthy News) – Australia’s left-leaning Labor Party defeated an attempt by senate conservatives to protect religious freedoms in the country’s new same-sex marriage bill. Conservative Coalition senators presented five amendments that would shield religious institutions, charities, and public officials from being punished for supporting Biblical marriage. The protections would also allow these religious institutions to…

Asheville Area Non-Profit Organizations

Buncombe Baptist Association

The Buncombe Baptist Association is an autonomous association of Baptist churches in the Buncombe County, Asheville, North Carolina area.

Phone: 828-252-1864 Visit Website
New Beginning Support

Are you the family member or friend of someone who struggles or who is gay identified? Are you a church leader or member who wants to know more about ministering to those who are affected by homosexuality? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you have found the right place. We are here for you.

Phone: (828) 551-1068 Visit Website
ABCCM

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) creates opportunities for churches to work in collaboration and cooperation to serve the critical needs of their neighbors. ABCCM is a coalition of area congregations that respond to emergency assistance needs in Asheville and Buncombe County for families in poverty, those incarcerated, the homeless and the uninsured.

Phone: (828) 259-5300 Visit Website

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