‘I Still Believe’ Voted No. 1 Romantic Movie Of 2020 By Seventeen Magazine 

The upcoming Christian movie “I Still Believe” has topped Seventeen magazine’s list of the most romantic movies to watch in 2020. 
 
The secular magazine, which has been in circulation for 74 years, reaches millions of young adults and teens each year. For the first time in the magazine’s history, a Christian movie has ranked No.1, selected for its list of the “7 Most Romantic Movies Premiering in 2020.” 
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:33:00 AM

Former Lesbian Turned Minister: 'I Am Not a Mad Black Woman' 

When God called me into ministry in 2006, that which was once a way of life became a message of hope to people who struggled as I had.
 
I didn't always understand where God was leading me, but through many life experiences, the Lord showed me how he would take my trials and use them to reach both families of those who struggle with homosexuality and the strugglers themselves. The impact of the work of the Spirit was so profound on my life that I began equipping ministry leaders, helping them pastor those struggling people more effectively.
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Posted by Azania Phillips Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:12:00 AM

The Ban of The Netflix Film Depicting Jesus As Gay Has Been Overturned 

Brazil's Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that TV streaming service Netflix must remove a film depicting Jesus as gay.
 
The film, The First Temptation of Christ, infuriated fervent Christians in the country.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Friday, January 10, 2020 8:23:00 AM

South Korean Pastor’s Babybox Ministry Continues: Saves 250 Babies Each Year 

In July, new media company Asian Boss interviewed a South Korean pastor known for starting a ministry in Seoul to save babies from abandonment and death. Pastor Jong-rak Lee gained immense popularity outside his home country after he installed a "baby box" in the side of his home years ago, after vulnerable parents began to leave their babies on his doorstep. A documentary about Pastor Lee, The Baby Box, was made, and not long after, groups in the United States began similar efforts to install baby drop boxes in various locations. 
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Monday, January 6, 2020 11:28:00 AM

1,700-year-old Christian Church Uncovered In Ethiopia Sheds New Light On Spread Of Christianity 

The remains of a 1,700-year-old Christian basilica have been uncovered in Ethiopia, giving archaeologists new insight into when Christianity arrived in sub-Saharan Africa.
 
The Roman-style basilica, from the fourth century A.D., was found in Beta Samati, an ancient town that was once part of the Aksumite civilization, according to a paper published in Antiquity. The remains of the 60 feet long, 40 feet wide building dates back to the time when Christianity became the official religion of the Aksumite empire.
 
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Posted by Azania Phillips Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:00:00 PM