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April 25, 2017

Republicans Drop Border Wall Demand on Spending Bill

Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border. The emerging measure would increase the defense budget... Continue Reading →

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Internet Firms Ready for Legal Fights With Broadband Providers Over Net Neutrality

Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality. Net neutrality basically prevents broadband providers from playing favorites or steering users toward (or away from)... Continue Reading →

President Trump Plans to Propose Massive Tax Cuts for Businesses

President Donald Trump plans to propose massive tax cuts for businesses big and small as part of an overhaul that he says will provide the biggest tax cuts in U.S. history. In addition to big tax cuts for corporations, Trump... Continue Reading →

Cardinal Robert Sarah says Church Should Not Get So Caught Up With Refugees and Other Social Issues that it Loses Focus On Main Mission of Evangelism

The Church would ignore the "real crisis" she faces today if she focuses on social justice issues rather than her basic mission to evangelize, Cardinal Robert Sarah warns in a newly-published interview. “The Church is gravely mistaken as to the... Continue Reading →

Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Attempt to Withhold Funding From Sanctuary Cities

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's attempt to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending. U.S. District Judge... Continue Reading →

For Busy Christian Families in Minnesota, Wednesday is the New Sunday

As churches across Minnesota try new ways to accommodate the hectic lives of the faithful, Wednesday night services have emerged as a popular option. Each Wednesday, the Latzke family heads to their Bloomington church for an evening of religious education... Continue Reading →

Rap Artist Propaganda says If Church Wants to Foster Racial Reconciliation, It Must First Admit It ‘Sees through a Glass Dimly’

In order to foster racial reconciliation, the church in America needs to admits it “sees through a glass dimly” on racial issues, rap artist Propaganda — born Jason Emmanuel Petty — said in an interview now airing on Christian streaming-channel... Continue Reading →

Jarvis Christian College to Offer Classes in Dallas This Fall

Bishop College came to Dallas from Marshall in 1961. Paul Quinn College came to Dallas from Waco in 1990. And Jarvis Christian ... wait, Jarvis? Yes. Jarvis Christian College officials announced Tuesday that the school will open what it calls... Continue Reading →

Black Church Leaders Are Mobilizing with TMS Global to Increase Diversity in World Missions

New African-American advisory board welcomed as a key step in missions group's major push to more fully reflect God's church and kingdom Non-white churches and workers have long been underrepresented in mainline denominations in missions, but one agency is doing... Continue Reading →

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