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Church of God Begins Relief Effort for Victims of Nepal Earthquake

Category: Church of God News

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 2,500 people dead. In the aftermath of the quake, whole streets and squares in the nation’s capital and largest city were covered in rubble. Locals and tourists ferreted through mounds of debris in search of survivors. Residents, terrorized by a seemingly endless series of aftershocks, huddled in the cold rain overnight for safety. Dozens of bodies were pulled from the nine-story Dharahara tower, a popular tourist site, that came crashing down during the quake. At least 12 bodies were evacuated from a Mount Everest base camp hit by avalanches.

Wave of 200 Teen Suicides Reveals Spiritual Warfare in South Dakota

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

Christians are being called to battle in the U.S. A spiritual battle, that is.

Pro-Life Groups Embrace Bill Ensuring Food and Water at End of Life

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

Demonstrating notable unity, the pro-life community today came together in support of HB 3074, which requires the provision of artificial nutrition and hydration for patients who wish it, unless the provision of food and water causes harm to the patient.

850 Rabbis Demand Disqualification of Justices in Upcoming Supreme Court ‘Marriage’ Case

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

Rabbi Yehuda Levin, Torah values spokesman for the 75 year old, 850 members Rabbinical Alliance of America stated:

Alive Publications receives Book of the Year Award from CSPA

Category: Church of God News

Alive Publications has announced their acceptance of the Book of the Year Award for 2015 in the category of Bible Study/Theology by the Christian Small Publishers Association. The book awarded is The Praying Church Handbook – Volume II, Personal and Family Prayer.

Tennessee Senate Rejects Bill to Make the Bible the Official State Book

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A proposal to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, a measure the state attorney general had said would be unconstitutional, was effectively dropped for the year on Thursday by the state Senate, officials said.

California Bill Would Force Christian Parents to Vaccinate Kids Against Religious Beliefs

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

California’s senate education committee approved a bill making it mandatory for children to be vaccinated before starting school despite opposition from “anti-vaxxer” parents who have packed public hearings and flooded lawmakers with calls.

Rating the World’s Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

The U.S. State Department’s main effort to combat human trafficking was the main focus of a hearing held yesterday by U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Chairman of the House congressional panel that oversees global human rights issues, and author of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), a law which mandates the State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP).

25th Smoky Mountain Jubilee Is Next Week

Category: Church of God News

The twenty-fifth annual Church of God National Senior Adult Retreat is scheduled to get underway April 28-30, 2015, at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

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