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Atlanta Fire Chief Fired for Christian Beliefs Wins Victory in Court

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – Atlanta Fire Chief, Kelvin Cochran claims he was terminated due to his religious beliefs and that his First Amendment rights were violated. However, the City of Atlanta and Mayor Kasim Reed hold firm that Cochran “was fired because he did not comply with the City’s pre-clearance rules for outside employment and for…

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Christians murdered in Nigeria's Kaduna state over Christmas

By worthynews | Dec 28, 2017

(Worthy News) – Fulani herdsmen have launched two attacks on Christian worshippers in Nigeria’s Kaduna State in the Christmas period. In the first, four people were killed 10 injured in Nimdem village just before Christmas. A press statement released by the Southern Kaduna People’s Union said: ‘We have once again come under unprovoked and gruesome…

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A closing look at 2017 from OneWay Ministries

By missionnn | Dec 28, 2017

International (MNN) — In the course of a year, there is so much that goes on under the sun. As 2017 draws to a close, we invite you to stop for a few minutes to take in the sights and sounds of this compelling new release from our parent ministry, OneWay Ministries. You’ll see images…

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Missions opportunities for 2018

By missionnn | Dec 28, 2017

International (MNN) — Starting to work on New Year resolutions for 2018? Add missions to your list. Ken Ivins of AMG International says there are plenty of short-term trips you could be a part of in the coming year. “We secure teams from the United States and take them to various different AMG ministries around…

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Four Iranian men arrested at house church gathering

By missionnn | Dec 28, 2017

Iran (MNN) – On December 12th, authorities in Karaj, Iran disrupted a house church gathering and detained Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi, Shahab Shahi, and Alireza Nourmohamadi. Since the arrest, the whereabouts of these four men have been unknown. Miles Windsor with Middle East Concern says while they haven’t heard of any charges against these four…

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In Ethiopia and Horn of Africa Scripture, Scripture distribution is made possible

By missionnn | Dec 28, 2017

Africa (MNN) – There are a number of challenges facing Africa that have been ongoing for a long, long time—famine, war, unstable governments, terrorism. But in the horn of Africa and Ethiopia, these problems are particularly prevalent. Helen Williams of World Missionary Press says these same challenges that make life difficult in this part of…

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Navigating Sexual Sin to Find Your Identity in Christ (Part 2 of 2)

By focusonthefamily | Dec 27, 2017

Author Rosaria Butterfield, who found faith in Christ and left homosexuality, offers her unique insights on how Christians can more effectively reach out to the LGBT community with God’s love while remaining faithful to His Word. (Part 2 of 2)

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Trump administration set to unveil $1 trillion infrastructure proposal in 2018

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – The Trump administration is expected to unveil an infrastructure package in the new year, after putting the issue on the sidelines amid other GOP priorities in 2017. The White House is working to release a roughly 70-page infrastructure proposal sometime in January for members of Congress to use as a cornerstone for…

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U.S. department store stocks jump on holiday spending record

By worthynews | Dec 27, 2017

(Worthy News) – Shares of U.S. department stores jumped on Tuesday as Mastercard Inc said shoppers spent over $800 billion during the season, more than ever before, boosted by growing consumer confidence, rising employment and early discounts. The report said holiday sales in stores and online between Nov 1 and Dec 24 rose 4.9 percent,…

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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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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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