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AMY CONEY BARRETT RESPONDS TO PROFESSOR’S ‘CRUEL’ ACCUSATION HER BLACK CHILDREN ARE ‘PROPS’

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett responded to a professor’s attacks against her family and the targeting of her two adopted children from Haiti during her confirmation hearings on Tuesday. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., gave her the opportunity to weigh in on comments made by Ibram X. Kendi, whom he described as “some …

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KANYE WEST IS FIRST TO WIN BOTH BILLBOARD TOP GOSPEL, TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUM AWARDS WITH ‘JESUS IS KING’

Kanye West has become the first artist to win both Billboard’s Top Gospel Album and Top Christian Album awards with his Christian album Jesus is King. The 2020 Billboard Music Awards were held Wednesday, and West won four Billboard awards, including all three of the Gospel categories and one of the three Christian categories. West won the …

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FRANKLIN GRAHAM CRITICIZES $1M BAIL FOR COP WHO PUT KNEE ON GEORGE FLOYD’S NECK

Evangelist Franklin Graham is saying that the $1 million bail amount reached for the policeman whose actions led to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May was not high enough. “The entire world watched as then-officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on the neck of George Floyd, who he knew and had worked …

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I TOOK DRUGS TO A CHURCH CONFERENCE. THEN GOD FOUND ME.

I was born to religious, hard-working parents in 1990 in Cairo. At 40 days old, I was baptized by triple immersion like every good Coptic Orthodox Christian. Growing up in this kind of religious atmosphere leaves its mark on your soul forever. I can still recall the routine—but much-dreaded—confession times with the priest. Those experiences …

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THE BLACK CHURCH IS ATLANTA’S ORIGINAL COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

As pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Raphael Warnock said he never felt the pressure to fill the shoes of his famous predecessor, Martin Luther King Jr. But he does “stand on his shoulders.” Warnock is the fifth and youngest inhabitant of the pulpit of the 134-year-old church, both a National Historic Site and …

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CHRISTIANS CAN ABSTAIN FROM VOTING BECAUSE ‘VOTING LESSER OF TWO EVILS IS STILL EVIL,’ FRED PRICE JR. SAYS

While encouraging Christians to “vote your conscience” in the upcoming general election on Nov. 3, prominent California megachurch pastor Fred Price Jr. said that a conscientious decision can include abstention because voting “for the lesser of two evils is still evil.” “Some of you have decided I’m going to vote for the lesser of two evils. …

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RAPPER KB EXPLAINS WHY HIS NEW ALBUM FUSES WORSHIP MUSIC WITH HIP-HOP

Chart-topping hip-hop artist KB recently released the new album His Glory Alone, which blends rap verses with big contemporary Christian choruses, and said his decision to fuse the two was inspired by the impact worship music has had on his life.  KB, who recently parted ways with Reach Records and signed on with the Sony Imprint Essential …

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