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AFA Ministry reaches religious minorities in Middle East

By missionnn | Aug 18, 2017

Lebanon (MNN) — Sometimes, ministry can be tricky. People’s religious background or preconceived notions about Christians and their faith can make it difficult for Gospel seeds to take root. (Photo courtesy of UNICEF) That’s something AFA Ministry is experiencing in its work in the Middle East. AFA focuses on church planting among unreached people groups…

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Losing presidential candidate Odinga challenging Kenya election results in court

By missionnn | Aug 18, 2017

Kenya (MNN) — In the fall-out since Kenya’s tense presidential elections last week, the losing candidate Raila Odinga will challenge the election results in Kenya’s Supreme Court. He made accusations of fraud in the polling process after losing to President Uhuru Kenyatta by 1.4 million votes. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (Photo courtesy of MAKE IT…

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Holding on to Hope During Separation (Part 2 of 2)

By focusonthefamily | Aug 17, 2017

Best-selling author Gary Chapman offers advice and hope from his book One More Try: What to Do When Your Marriage is Falling Apart. (Part 2 of 2)  

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Antifa: Left-wing militants on the rise

By worthynews | Aug 17, 2017

(Worthy News) – The violence and murder of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend has been attributed to far-right elements that descended on the city to demonstrate against the proposed removal of a statue of Confederate war hero Robert E Lee. But many conservatives say blame should be shared by Antifa, a loosely…

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NAFTA Trade Talks Begin

By worthynews | Aug 17, 2017

(Worthy News) – The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos. At the start of talks in Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump’s top trade adviser, Robert Lighthizer, said…

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Special counsel's Russia probe loses top FBI investigator

By worthynews | Aug 17, 2017

(Worthy News) – One of the FBI’s top investigators, tapped by special counsel Robert Mueller just weeks ago to help lead the probe of Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election, has left Mueller’s team, sources tell ABC News. The recent departure of FBI veteran Peter Strzok is the first known hitch in a secretive…

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Baltimore mayor says she wanted to remove Confederate statues 'quickly and quietly'

By worthynews | Aug 17, 2017

(Worthy News) – Baltimore’s mayor said she wanted to move “quickly and quietly” after officials approved a plan to remove four Confederate statues Monday night, a decision that came amid a national furor over a violent white nationalist gathering in Virginia organized to protest the removal of a Confederate statue there. Mayor Catherine Pugh told…

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Chicago Pastor Wants Names Removed From Washington, Jackson Parks Due to Slavery

By worthynews | Aug 17, 2017

(Worthy News) – A Chicago pastor has called on Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to rename two parks named for former Presidents George Washington and Andrew Jackson, both slaveholders. Bishop James Duke of the Liberation Christian Center said that the city should not honor slave owners in black communities, CBS Chicago reports. A statue of Washington stands…

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FOMC Minutes Highlight 'Growing Rift' at Fed

By worthynews | Aug 17, 2017

(Worthy News) – Central bankers on the Federal Open Market Committee appear to be uncertain of what’s in store for America’s inflationary indicators, which could rankle investors and complicate interest-rate and balance-sheet decisions through the rest of the year. Minutes from the FOMC’s June meeting were made public Wednesday and shed light on a group…

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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.

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