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New study suggests insect populations have declined by 75% over 3 decades

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – A new scientific study has found “dramatic” and “alarming” declines in insect populations in areas in Germany, which researchers say could have far-reaching consequences for the world’s crop production and natural ecosystems. The study, published on Wednesday in peer-reviewed journal PLOS One has found that, in German nature reserves, flying insect populations…

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vow to step up fight against Israel

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international community to confront Tehran over its “destructive conduct” across the Middle East. “We will continue the relentless fight against the hegemonic system and Zionism more resolutely and powerfully than before and… will…

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Israel strikes Syria, responding to errant mortar fire

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Israeli military says it has struck Syria in response to a mortar fired from the territory. The military says it “targeted the source of the fire” on Thursday but declined to say what it hit. Earlier in the day, the military said a mortar fell in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, what…

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120 arrested as hard-line religious Jews protest against Israeli army service

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – At least 120 demonstrators were arrested in Israel on Thursday as several thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked a major intersection in central Jerusalem to protest against efforts to force them to enlist in the Israeli military like their secular compatriots. A series of such protests in recent weeks has been spurred by occasional…

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North Korea 'months' away from capability to nuke US, CIA Director Mike Pompeo says

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – North Korea could acquire the ability to deliver a nuclear weapon to the United States within “months,” a top American spy official said Thursday. “It is the case that they are close enough now in their capabilities that from a U.S. policy perspective, we ought to behave as if we are on…

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CIA Director: Iran deal 'failed' to permanently block Tehran's path to nukes

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Iran nuclear deal failed to permanently cut off Iran’s path to a nuclear weapon, as well as thwart its Middle East terror activities, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said at a conference Thursday. US President Donald Trump had concluded the deal had only delayed Iran’s nuclear program, and that “the notion that…

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Challenge to California's prostitution ban may proceed, judges rule

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – A federal appeals court gave the go-ahead Thursday to activists seeking to overturn California’s 145-year ban on commercial sex. A three-judge panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the plaintiffs’ legal challenge against the ban may proceed. The plainitiffs say the current law violates the right to…

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Limbless Evangelist Nick Vujicic Says 400,000 Ukrainians Chose to Repent of Sins, Follow Jesus

By worthynews | Oct 21, 2017

(Worthy News) – Famous evangelist Nick Vujicic said his team witnessed 400,000 people repent for their sins and choose to follow Jesus Christ at a recent event in Ukraine. That was the largest response that the Life Without Limbs ministry has seen. “The biggest event that our team at Life Without Limbs has seen and…

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World Student Day and how to pray

By missionnn | Oct 21, 2017

International (MNN) – Today is World Student Day, a global event founded by International Fellowship of Evangelical Students. World Student Day has been going on for over 10 years and was born out of a desire to tangibly encourage students. In fact, according to InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Kurt Thiel, IFES was founded by nine international…

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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.

Phone: (828) 259-5300 Visit Website