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Cherish Your Spouse, Change Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

By focusonthefamily | Dec 28, 2017

Author Gary Thomas describes what it means to truly cherish your spouse, offering practical advice to help you build a more satisfying and fulfilling marriage. (Part 1 of 2)

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U.S. holiday sales set to break records in surprise boon to retail

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – The U.S. holiday shopping season is on track to break sales records on the back of surging consumer confidence and increased use of mobile devices, presenting an unexpected boon for retailers and the delivery companies they rely on. The holiday shopping season, a crucial period for retailers that can account for up…

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Brrr! After Record Snow, Bitter Cold Ahead for Northern US

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, even setting a record in a Minnesota city so cold it’s called the Icebox of the Nation, and will stay put for days to come as snow-hardened Erie digs out from a record snowfall. Forecasters warned of…

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Blast rips through supermarket in Russia's St Petersburg, 10 hurt

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – A blast ripped through a supermarket in Russia’s St Petersburg on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 10 shoppers, investigators said. The explosion was caused by a homemade bomb packed with pieces of metal with a force equivalent to 200 grammes of TNT, they said. They have opened a criminal case on the…

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After Islamic State's defeat, a massive bill to rebuild Iraq

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Iraqi government estimates $100 billion is needed nationwide to rebuild cities and towns left in ruins by more than three years of war against the Islamic State group. Local leaders in Mosul, the biggest city held by IS, say that amount is needed to rehabilitate their city alone. But so far,…

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Iranian parliament recognizes Jerusalem as 'capital of Palestine'

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Iranian parliament voted to approve a plan on Wednesday that would require the government of Iran to recognize Jerusalem as the permanent capital of the Palestinian people, Iranian news agency Fars reported. The vote yielded 207 supporters and met with no opposition. On December 6, US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem…

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Israeli security officials warn situation in Gaza may lead to new military conflict

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – Senior Israeli security officials have told the Security Cabinet that the current situation in Gaza resembles the one that existed just before Operation Protective Edge in 2014, warning that it might lead to a new military conflict with Hamas. The officials based their assessment on factors such as the rapidly-worsening humanitarian crisis…

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Hezbollah, Syrian forces advance on rebels 7 miles from Israel

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – Hezbollah and Syrian army forces have reportedly launched an assault on a besieged Syrian rebels’ stronghold some 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) from Israel’s border, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Israel will not accept Iranian proxies on its frontier. Rebels groups have reported heavy bombardments and artillery fire on their…

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US Imposes Sanctions Against Top North Korean Weapons Makers

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – The United States has imposed new sanctions on two of North Korea’s key figures in its weapons program. The sanctions by the Treasury Department mean that any assets Kim Jong Sik, a veteran rocket scientist, and Ri Pyong Chol, a former senior air force commander, hold in the United States can be…

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Buncombe Baptist Association

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

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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.

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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.

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