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Social Media Missions: What Bethel Church Is Doing to Prepare a Generation of ‘Digital Missionaries’

Seven in 10 Americans use social media, which means whoever creates all those posts and the programs behind them has enormous power and influence. It’s why California’s Bethel Church has created the Bethel School of Technology. The school offers a 33-week online “faith-based boot camp” aimed at working IT professionals who want to combine technical training and spiritual growth to ...

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Ukraine council to meet on December 15 to form independent church: president

Domes of the Dormition Cathedral of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery are seen in front of the Mother Homeland monument in Kiev, Ukraine November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian church council will meet on December 15 in order to create an independent Orthodox church and elect its leader, President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. Under Poroshenko’s ...

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‘THIS is Church’: Pastor John Gray Invites Single Moms, Widows and Vets to Take What They Need From Church Offering

Pastor John Gray of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, recently took up a special love offering for members of his church who are in need this holiday season. A video about the collection has been posted on his Facebook page. “The role of the church is also to meet the needs of people in the house,” Gray said the ...

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Painting of Jesus in Perfect Condition After Fire Destroys Church

A 150-year-old church in Wakefield, Mass. erupted into flames Tuesday during a lightning storm. While most of the church was destroyed, one thing survived the inferno – a large painting of Jesus. Parishioners were meeting at The First Baptist Church of Wakefield Tuesday when a fire was reported at about 7 p.m. Firefighters and community members battled the blaze for ...

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PJI Wins Case Against CA City Who Wanted to Levy Property Tax on Local Church

In a case that could benefit all churches in California, the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) convinced the Marin County Superior Court to declare a voter-approved local property tax unconstitutional when it was applied to a local church. Represented by PJI attorneys, Valley Baptist Church filed a civil lawsuit against the City of San Rafael in response to the city’s Paramedic ...

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