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  • PC(USA) congregation hosts pagan sculpture at church
  • A Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation in New York has garnered controversy for its decision to host a pagan sculpture on their property.
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  • Younger PC(USA) members less likely to pray, read Bible than older members
  • Presbyterian Church (USA) members aged 45 and younger are less likely to pray or to read the Bible on their own than older generations in the mainline Protestant denomination, according to a recent survey.
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  • International missions leaders designate 2020 as 'Global Year of the Bible'
  • Missionary leaders from over 34 countries convened at the Museum of the Bible on Monday morning to launch A.D. 2020 Global Year of the Bible, a first-of-its-kind evangelical initiative endorsed by Roman Catholic Pope Francis. 
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  • New Birth announces plans to build affordable housing for seniors, medical facility on church land
  • Billing New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Stonecrest, Georgia, the “largest land-owning church in America,” pastor Jamal Bryant announced plans Sunday to build affordable housing for seniors as well as a medical facility on the church’s campus that will serve the uninsured and underinsured.
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  • Jarrid Wilson's wife shares Bible verse late husband sent before his death: 'It's speaking to my heart'
  • Juli Wilson, wife of late associate pastor Jarrid Wilson, shared the Bible verse sustaining her in the wake of her husband taking his own life.
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  • Joni Eareckson Tada stresses need to study doctrines of faith through hymns
  • In a society largely devoid of orthodox theology, Christians should continue to sing the great hymns to better understand the important foundational stones upon which their faith rests, Joni Eareckson Tada says. 
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  • This week in Christian history: Anne Bradstreet dies, missionary goes to China, Huguenot massacre in Florida
  • Here are just a few things that happened this week, Sept. 15-21, in Church history. They include the death of a notable Puritan poet, an influential missionary sets sail for China, and a massacre of French Protestants in modern day Florida.
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  • Joni Eareckson Tada reveals 'first thing' she'll do in Heaven: 'It will be my joy and sacrifice'
  • Joni Eareckson Tada, the founder and CEO of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, shared her hope of Heaven in an exclusive interview with The Christian Post.
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  • Church erases $43 million in medical debt for Missouri families
  • A Missouri church has raised enough money to erase $43 million in medical debt incurred by families it was able to help. 
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  • Greg Laurie on Jarrid Wilson suicide: We will not be judged for last moment before death
  • Pastor Greg Laurie addressing the subject of suicide among Christians arguing that you will not be judged for the last thing before death, but the last thing Jesus did before his death.
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  • Rick Warren shares 3 things those struggling with suicidal thoughts must remember
  • Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren is offering encouragement to those struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts, emphasizing that "no matter how dark things are, there’s always hope.”
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  • After Jarrid Wilson's suicide, fellow pastor says struggling with depression doesn't make you bad Christian
  • Devastated by the suicide of fellow pastor and friend Jarrid Wilson, Sioux Falls pastor Adam Weber wants to make it clear: "Admitting you're struggling with mental health doesn’t make you a bad Christian."
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  • Jacksonville megachurch in 'cardiac arrest,' to sell off most of its massive downtown property
  • More than a year after pastor Mac Brunson resigned from First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida, the megachurch’s current senior pastor explained that the congregation is in “cardiac arrest” and in need of a drastic downsizing. 
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  • 'The Poisoning of an American City': PCUSA releasing film on Flint water crisis       
  • A program of the Presbyterian Church USA will debut a documentary film they created about the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
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  • Benny Hinn admits his teachings on prosperity 'damaged a lot of people,' 'got out of hand'
  • Televangelist Benny Hinn has admitted his teachings on prosperity “got out of hand” and “damaged a lot of people” and said he wants the remaining years of his ministry to focus on evangelism and the Gospel — not the “health and wealth” theology that made him millions. 
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  • Pastor Jarrid Wilson took his life hours after officiating funeral of Christian woman who took her own
  • Hours before he would take his own life on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day Monday night, Pastor Jarrid Wilson, 30, asked for prayers as he got ready to officiate the funeral of a Christian woman who had earlier taken her own.
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  • Megachurch pastor Jarrid Wilson dies by suicide after struggling with mental health
  • Jarrid Wilson, associate pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, has died by suicide aged 30. The young pastor tragically took his own life on Monday night, on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day.
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  • Exponential Conference: Pastor rebukes Christians for allowing 'elitism' to 'fester' within Church
  • A prominent pastor and church planter issued a strong rebuke to the Church for allowing “elitism” to “fester” within the Body of Christ and called on Christians to “go into the streets” to share the Gospel with every race and social class. 
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  • Episcopal seminary to set aside $1.7 million for slavery reparations fund
  • An Episcopal seminary in Virginia has announced that they are setting aside $1.7 million for an endowment fund aimed at paying reparations for slavery.
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  • Exponential Conference: Churches obsessed with 'more' won't survive in secular society, pastor says
  • Instead of focusing on external elements, Western churches must shift from “more effort” to “more Jesus” to truly bring the fullness of God’s power to a dying world, Keri Ladouceur, a pastor at Vineyard Christian Church, advises.  
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