Religion

The Crusades to the Holy Land

The Crusades to the Holy Land

by Jesus Christ Savior “Undertake this journey for the remission of your sins, with the assurance of the imperishable glory of the Kingdom of Heaven!” 1 Pope Urban II, in one of history’s most powerful speeches, initiated 200 years of the Crusades at the Council of Clermont, France on November 27, […]

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The Washington Monument has undergone more than $10.7 million in repairs and renovations. The monument reopens on Sept. 19

2019: The Year in Review

by eCommunicator 1. The Impeachment of Donald Trump The impeachment of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, occurred on December 18, 2019, when the House of Representatives approved articles of impeachment on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The president’s impeachment came after a […]

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Our Christian Heritage

Our Christian Heritage

by Jesus Christ Savior Sailing for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, Christopher Columbus reached America in the Bahamas on Friday, October 12, 1492. Columbus and his men knelt down and gave thanks to God for their safe voyage and claimed the island a Spanish possession. He christened the […]

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Maryland: First Mass, 1634. (Photograph by Granger)

Maryland

by Jesus Christ Savior Maryland was one of four of the original 13 English colonies that was specifically chartered for religious freedom, as a refuge from religious persecution. Maryland was the primary entry point for Catholics in the English colonies. Lord Baltimore George Calvert was secretary of state for King […]

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The Decline of Christianity In the US by Generation, Christian, Unaffiliated, and Other Faiths

Decline of Christianity in the United States

by Hunter Moyler Video by Allie Beth Stuckey Americans are rapidly self-identifying themselves as religiously unaffiliated, and especially less frequently as Christians, according to a report released by the Pew Research Center. The Pew Research Center compiled the report about Americans’ religious practices using data collected through random-digit-dial (RDD) political […]

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What is the National Association of Evangelicals?

by Got Questions NAE: What is an Evangelical? Founded: 1942 Type: Evangelical organization Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States Area served: USA Membership: 40 Christian denominations, 45,000 churches Website: nae.net The word evangelical comes from the Greek word euaggelion, which means “gospel” or “good news.” An evangelical is someone who believes […]

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Church Decoration at night by Michelle Maria)

What is the Church?

by Got Questions Church is the body of Christ, of which Christ is the head Many people today understand the church as a building. This is not a biblical understanding of the church. The word “church” is a translation of the Greek word ekklesia, which is defined as “an assembly” […]

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Pastor Tony Evans, center, speaks during the Kingdom Legacy Live event on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Dallas. Evans’ children stand behind him. (Image RNS by Adelle M. Banks)

Tony Evans Study Bible and Commentary

by Adelle M. Banks The Tony Evans Study Bible includes extensive study notes and other ancillary resources carefully crafted and curated by Dr. Tony Evans as General Editor and adapted from his sermons, teachings, and writings. The companion Commentary includes an introduction to each Bible book followed by passage-by-passage exposition […]

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Why Is the Bible Different from Other Religious Books?

Why Is the Bible Different from Other Religious Books?

by Tim Burns The Christian Bible is a history book and many other history books exist. The Bible comments on a belief system which promises the practitioner peace and a better life. From Confucius to Mohammed, Tony Robbins to L. Ron Hubbard, myriads of books set forth similar claims. So […]

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