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3 Ways We Can Pray for Our Nation

3 Ways We Can Pray for Our Nation

We have never been where we are today as a nation. While division abounds in almost every segment of America, it is time to cry out to God in prayer for America. No longer can the people of God be silent before the Lord. We need to call out to God passionately and urgently until the glory of God is experienced in every corner of our nation.

Share these prayer needs with every spiritual leader, church, and Christ follower in America and across the world. Let’s come together and pray in agreement for these three urgent requests and prayer priorities in America.

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Here's How to Be a Smarter Christian with Social Media

Here's How to Be a Smarter Christian with Social Media

A major evangelical website recently reviewed a new book on the rise of technology in which the review lamented the challenges Christians face when navigating the digital world led by Google, Amazon, and Facebook. It was a helpful review of what seems to be a valuable book. But there was plenty of cyberspace irony. The title of the post was optimized for Google’s search algorithms. The review featured a “buy this book on Amazon” widget. And the website prominently displayed easy-to-link quotes to share on social platforms such as Facebook.

Such is digital life for Christians in the modern age. We have a love-hate relationship with the online realm. Everyone is dependent on technology, but everyone loathes some aspects of it. For example, it seems like every week one of my friends creates a Twitter thread about how he is going to quit Twitter (some for the third or fourth time). And I can’t count how many times I’ve seen an article about “Why I left social media, and how it made my life better” go viral on social media.

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The Most Well-known Protestant Denomination: 10 Things Everyone Should Know about Baptists

The Most Well-known Protestant Denomination: 10 Things Everyone Should Know about Baptists

Baptist: it’s one of the most well-known denominations in Protestant Christianity and aptly named after its main belief in believer’s baptism, where a person chooses to publicly proclaim their faith in Christ by baptism.

There are some 50 million Baptists in the U.S. alone, making it one of the largest groups of Protestants in the nation.

Here are 10 things to know about Baptists and their beliefs.

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10 Things Christians Can Pray for on the National Day of Prayer

10 Things Christians Can Pray for on the National Day of Prayer

Once a year on the first Thursday of May, Christians gather together to pray for our nation. It’s the National Day of Prayer, a day set aside for America to seek God in faith and unity. t’s easy to pray generically and ask God to bless America. From reading the Bible, we know and understand God loves the details of our lives. Our Heavenly Father wants us to live in a continual attitude of prayer. Here are ten prayer starters to spark your prayer life during the National Day of Prayer:

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10 Things Christians Should Know about the Alfie Evans Case

10 Things Christians Should Know about the Alfie Evans Case

The case of Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old boy who has a rare neurodegenerative disorder, has garnered international interest. In a case involving implications both for the pro-life movement and for parental rights, Alfie's parents have been fighting for their son's life. People around the world have been rallying in support of Alfie and his parents. Here is what you need to know about this heartbreaking case so that you can stay informed, and most especially, so that you can pray for this little boy and his parents.

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5 Reasons Why America Needs Prayer Right Now

5 Reasons Why America Needs Prayer Right Now

From Assembly Bills that are trying to silence the voice of truth, to legislation that limits parental rights and seeks to promote perverted sex education, we are at the crossroads: “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil” (Isaiah 5:20). It is clear America is in desperate need of prayer. The good news is that God has promised to hear our prayers and accept our repentance. 2 Chronicles 7:14 says, "If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land." Let's take a moment right now to intercede for our nation.

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23 Important Things about Syria, as Found in the Bible

23 Important Things about Syria, as Found in the Bible

Syria has been in the news over the last several years. With the recent chemical attacks and bombing, curiosity over Syria and Bible Verses regarding this country has increased.

Syria is written about throughout the Bible, both Old and New Testaments. Its people trace their origins to Noah. So, what exactly can we learn about Syria and its people?

Have you ever wanted to know:

What land is Syria comprised of? What are other names for Syria found in the Bible? Were there famous Biblical figures who lived in or visited Syria? What prophecies are there regarding Damascus? Why is this country important in the Bible? And, who are the Biblical ancestors of the Syrian people?

These important questions we will delve into.

Here are 15 Things About Syria's People and History, as Found in the Bible:

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7 Things God Says about the Earth and Caring for It

7 Things God Says about the Earth and Caring for It

With Earth Day approaching (April 22), it's a perfect time to consider God's plan for how humans are to care for the earth. From the creation of the world until today, the Bible gives us guidance on what God has to say about our duty to act as stewards of the earth and everything God created to inhabit it. Although God's good vision for the care of the earth has been marred by humans in many ways, hopefully looking back to Scripture will reestablish a right view of the role we as humans and as Christ-followers play in caring for God's amazing Creation.

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5 Faith Facts about Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State Nominee

5 Faith Facts about Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State Nominee

Mike Pompeo, a Republican congressman from Kansas before he took the helm of the CIA in 2017, is President Trump’s nominee now for secretary of state. But Pompeo’s fitness for the office has been called into question over statements he has made and legislation he has sponsored, to the point that some wonder whether the Senate will confirm the former Army officer and Harvard Law School graduate.

Much of what senators and religious groups have called into question about Pompeo is tied to his abiding and conservative faith. So where is all this religious controversy coming from? Here are five faith facts about Pompeo:

10 Things Everyone Should Know about Mennonites and Their Beliefs

10 Things Everyone Should Know about Mennonites and Their Beliefs

Sometimes mistaken for Amish, Mennonites are a group of Christians that formed during the Protestant Reformation.

Their beginnings were marked by persecution, while the church itself has long been a proponent of peace. And while there are many divisions of Mennonites (also called Anabaptists), most agree on the core tenets of Christianity.

Here are 10 things you should know about Mennonites.

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