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November 19, 2017

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Accused of Ignoring Sexual Assault Claims Against One of his Officials

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo repeatedly ignored a woman’s complaints about a “barrage” of unwanted sexual advances by one of his appointees, according to a federal lawsuit filed Saturday in New York City. Lisa Marie Cater, 51, alleges that... Continue Reading →


Mugabe Vows to Stay in Power in Zimbabwe After Being Fired from Leadership of his Own Party

Zimbabwe's embattled leader Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay in power for several weeks, despite mounting calls for him to stand down now. In a live TV address, Mr Mugabe said he would preside over the ruling party's congress in... Continue Reading →

FBI Issued Report on ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Targeting Law Enforcement

An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said... Continue Reading →

LaToya Cantrell Becomes New Orleans’ First Female Mayor

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. The... Continue Reading →

Terry Crews Slams Russell Simmons After Producer Urged him To Give Groper “a Pass” and Is Accused of Coercing a Teenage Girl To Perform Oral Sex

Terry Crews has slammed Russell Simmons after the producer was accused of sexually assaulting a teenage model in 1991 while director Brett Ratner allegedly watched. On Sunday, Crews, 49, shared a screenshot of an email he allegedly received from Simmons about the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor’s claims that he... Continue Reading →

8 Reasons Most Churches Don’t Break the 200 Attendance Mark

by Carey Nieuwhof While social media, and even traditional media, are still preoccupied with megachurches and multisite churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small. The Barna group pegs the average Protestant church size in America... Continue Reading →

These 7 Things Make Guests Come Back to Your Church

by Dan Reiland The most common reason people check out your church is someone invited them. The most common reason people leave your church is they don’t feel connected. But what are the most common reasons people return to your... Continue Reading →

7 Things Church Members Say That Can be Deadly to a Congregation

by Thom Rainer Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church. I wrote a little book (I Will) on statements church members make that can move... Continue Reading →

12 Bad Habits That Lead to Divorce

by Dave Willis Every married couple has exchanged vows which promise “til death do us part,” but for far too many marriages, their dreams of “forever” are crushed by divorce. According to government stats from the CDC, America averages one... Continue Reading →

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