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Pilgrims view one of the claimed Seamless Robes (Trier, April 2012)

Top 10 Relics of Jesus Christ

There are many Holy relics associated with the life of Jesus Christ. Many were discovered centuries ago and on display. Some are not on display, but still well known. Enjoy this fascinating list and be sure to mention any others you know of in the comments. 10. The Seamless Robe of Christ The Holy Robe, Holy Tunic, Holy Coat of […]

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Over One Million People Has Been Displaced by Flooding Across East Africa.

Over One Million People are Affected by Flooding Across East Africa

Flooding across East Africa affects over 1 million people (Africa News) More than 1 million people in East Africa are affected by flooding after higher than normal rainfall, an aid group said Friday. Parts of the region are bracing for a tropical storm, Kyarr, that could worsen an already dire humanitarian situation. The International Rescue Committee said many people had […]

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Outside the Saint Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, posters display photos of the dead. One shows a woman and three children. It reads, “Rest in peace for Pradeep Susanthas and his whole family, who were killed in the church attack. Our deepest sympathies.” The church, about 20 miles north of the capital city of Colombo, was the scene of the worst carnage from the Easter Sunday suicide bombings. (Image Stan Guthrie)

Is it Wrong to Be a Christian Secretly in Order to Preserve Your Own Life?

Is it wrong to live lives as secret Christians for fear of reprisal or even death? Should Christians be willing to die for confessing the name of Jesus? Should we keep our faith secret in order to preserve our lives? This is a question that is only hypothetical for Christians in many parts of the world, with the worst persecution […]

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Botswana’s Chief Justice announced on Friday that the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has won the general election (Image Reuters).

Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Wins General Election

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has won the general election after securing 29 national assembly seats, representing 51 percent of the vote, the chief justice announced on Friday. Botswana voted on Wednesday to elect 57 national assembly and 490 local government representatives, with the candidate of the winning party set to become president. “Although vote counting is still ongoing, […]

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Truett Foster McKeehan (second from the right in the back row), the oldest son of rapper TobyMac (at left), was found dead at 21 on Wednesday. (image tobymac/Instagram).

Truett Foster McKeehan, Son of Christian rapper TobyMac died at 21 in Nashville

Truett Foster McKeehan, the oldest of Christian rapper TobyMac’s five children, was found dead at 21 in a Nashville-area home on Wednesday. McKeehan, an aspiring rapper who released tracks under the names TRU, Shiloh, truDog and Truett Foster, was found dead in Nashville on Wednesday morning, according to several reports. The cause of his death remains under investigation. The Metro […]

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At least 400 young men joined the protest at Jawar's house in the capital Addis Ababa while some two dozen police officers stood nearby [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters]

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Faces Protests After Activist’s Late-Night Standoff

Protesters in eastern Ethiopia have burnt copies of a new book by prime minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed in a show of solidarity with an opposition media activist. Jawar Mohammed had said the government was removing security from his home in the capital, which officials denied. This triggered protests outside his compound and elsewhere in the country. […]

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ECWA newly ordained ministers at the ECWA Goodnews Church in Chicago, IL, USA (from left to right are, Rev. Zachs-Toro Gaiya, Rev. Caleb Afulike, Rev. John David, Rev. Dr. Victor Ezigbo and Rev. Boman Bognet).

Five New ECWA Ministers Ordained at the ECWA Goodnews Church in Chicago, IL, USA

Download Ordination Service Program   Ordination service took place at ECWA Goodnews Church in Chicago, IL on September 28, 2019 to authorize Rev. Zachs-Toro Gaiya, Rev. Caleb Afulike, Rev. John David, Rev. Dr. Victor Ezigbo and Rev. Boman Bognet to perform church rites such as baptism, Holy Communion, confirmation, marriage (matrimony), Holy orders, and anointing of the sick. They joined […]

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Advancing Technology for the Benefit of Humanity

Advancing Technology for the Benefit of Humanity

There are so many ways technological advancements have helped humanity save time and cost of production. Our personal life is now heavily dependent on technology and technology has advanced with years and changed the way we communicate, educate our children, travel, socialize, live, and buy products. As people’s demands for advancing technology continues, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE’s) […]

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Educating African-American clergy was one of the primary concerns of the founders of Howard University. Although Howard has provided stellar theological education for clergy and laypersons since its founding in 1867, it has not developed a Ph.D. program in religious studies. Such a doctoral program would be the first of its kind at a historically Black theological school. It will be the crown jewel of the life and legacy of Dr. Cain Hope Felder.

Dr. Cain Hope Felder, Biblical Scholar, Dead at 76

Born: June 9, 1943 in Aiken, South Carolina, U.S. Died: October 1, 2019  at the age of 76 in Mobile, Alabama, U.S. Religion: Christianity (Methodist) Church: United Methodist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church Rev. Dr. Cain Hope Felder, a prominent biblical scholar who was the former dean for many years of Howard University’s School of Divinity died at the age […]

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The True Friend – Proverbs 18:24b

The True Friend – Proverbs 18:24b

The True Friend – Proverbs 18:24b A true friend is someone who stands up for you. They don’t care who is trying to harm you; they will defend you anytime, anywhere. The Savior called His disciples His friends. He said: “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than […]

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