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Soleimani Says Iran Is Ready to Back Palestinian Forces

By worthynews | Dec 13, 2017

(Worthy News) – Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani says his nation is ready to support Palestinian forces in the Gaza Strip, days after the U.S. recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Soleimani, commander of the Al Quds force, made the offer in a phone call late Monday with leaders of groups in Gaza, according to…

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Hundreds of thousands mourn Jewish spiritual leader in Israel

By worthynews | Dec 13, 2017

(Worthy News) – Hundreds of thousands attended funeral ceremonies in Israel Tuesday for a spiritual leader of ultra-Orthodox Jews after his death aged 104, with a sea of black-hatted mourners thronging his neighbourhood. Rabbi Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman was considered the leading spiritual authority for ultra-Orthodox Judaism, and his death led to an outpouring of…

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Democrat Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in Alabama race upset

By worthynews | Dec 13, 2017

(Worthy News) – In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century…

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Iraq PM warns Islamic State might erupt again somewhere else

By worthynews | Dec 13, 2017

(Worthy News) – Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq’s prime minister warns that the group’s extremists might “erupt again somewhere else” without international cooperation in combatting the militants. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told reporters Tuesday that “we have managed to break them” in Iraq, but added that it’s a worry…

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US ready to talk any time North Korea wants, Tillerson says

By worthynews | Dec 13, 2017

(Worthy News) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the U.S. would be willing to hold talks with North Korea even if the Communist nation does not do away with its nuclear weapons program. Although Tillerson said the goal of U.S. policy remained denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, he added it was “not…

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How to get started in missions as a pilot with MAF

By missionnn | Dec 13, 2017

International (MNN) – Yesterday, we gave you a glimpse into a day in the life of a missionary pilot with Mission Aviation Fellowship. Maybe God is already stirring your heart to consider serving as a pilot too. We’re sharing today with Ron Hilbrands, MAF’s mobilization manager, about how to become a missionary pilot with their…

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Update: Ahmed’s case takes a slight bad turn

By missionnn | Dec 13, 2017

Pakistan (MNN) – We’ve been following the blasphemy case of Ahmed, a strategically placed and influential co-laborer for the Gospel of Jesus Christ inside Pakistan. Recently, there were some developments in his case. New Developments FMI’s Bruce Allen shares, “I just spent a week with our brother, Ahmed, from Pakistan in a secure location. I’m…

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Gospel flourishes in unstable Somalia

By missionnn | Dec 13, 2017

Somalia (MNN) – No matter how you view it, Somalia is a difficult place to live. The CIA World Factbook says the nation scores low when it comes to governance, development, economy, equality, internal conflict, and more. One significant indicator that things in Somalia aren’t that great is the treatment of Christians. Somalia, which is…

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Understanding Your Teen's Behavior (Part 2 of 2)

By focusonthefamily | Dec 12, 2017

Based on their book Your Teenager is Not Crazy, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen’s brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen’s emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones. The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate…

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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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