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21 Top News Stories of 2017 Christians Should Know About

We are already nearly at the end of 2017. It has been a year packed full of events, both good and bad. The world has rejoiced and also mourned. Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, ISIS lost control of key territory, and senseless violence left us reeling more than once. Read these 21 newsworthy stories to refresh your memory on the major events of 2017.

Looking back on this eventful year will hopefully give us greater clarity for the future and instill in us the desire to move forward with renewed energy in 2018.

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5 Christian Leaders' Responses to Natural Disasters

Our world has suffered a number of natural disasters recently: two major hurricanes devastated areas of the U.S., and earthquake in Mexico claimed nearly 100 lives, just to name a few. As Christians, these kinds of events can threaten to shake our faith. How are we to interpret them? Is God angry at the world? Is He trying to teach us something? Is He punishing us? These five Christian leaders offer some insight into how to view natural disasters from a biblical perspective. Hopefully these quotes will strengthen your faith and encourage you that God is in control no matter what.

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