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Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Approve of Gay Marriage

In an interview with Marc Lamont Hill that aired on HuffPost Live, former President Jimmy Carter discussed his faith and being a born-again Christian. During that discussion, he touched on two hot-button topics regarding faith — gay marriage and abortion.

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Exclusive — Evangelical Pastor Robert Jeffress Prays at Jerusalem Embassy; Romney Attacks

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has joined the attack against Pastor Robert Jeffress for praying at Monday’s ceremony moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Romney faults the longtime supporter of the Jewish state for what many regard as Jeffress’ mainstream evangelical Christian beliefs about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Thousands of people follows actors as they portray Jesus Christ and Roman centurions during a traditional Via Crucis, or Way of the Cross, procession on the Christian Good Friday holiday March 30, 2018 in Takoma Park, Maryland. The re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus drew several thousand area Catholics and …

Christians Observe Good Friday, Remembering the Death of Jesus

Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter together form the three seminal events that Christians believe are the focal point of history that will determine the destiny of humanity. While those words may seem jarring in a pluralistic and relativistic culture like modern America, for billions of devout Christians over the past 2,000 years, it has been the foundational belief of their lives. For tens of millions of Americans today, those central pillars of the Christian faith shape the entire focus of their time on earth.

The Adoration of the Christ Child par Stomer (Stom), Matthias (ca.1600-after 1650). Oil on canvas, size : 127x163, ca 1640-1645, Palazzo Madama Torino ©FineArtImages/Leemage

Christian ‘Trilemma’: Celebrating the Unbelievable at Christmas

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing made that was made … And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.”—John 1:1–2, 14 (ESV)

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Christians Celebrate Easter

Christians all over the world are celebrating Easter as the Sunday anniversary of Jesus Christ being resurrected from the dead.

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Christians Celebrate Good Friday

Christians all over the world are celebrating Good Friday, marking the anniversary of the suffering and death (the “passion”) of Jesus Christ of Nazareth outside the city walls of Jerusalem, during which Christians believe a sinless man paid the price for their sin.

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Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Christians worldwide celebrate Palm Sunday, commemorating the Triumphal Entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem at the beginning of Holy Week, a week that would end with his death on Good Friday, then followed by Easter Sunday.

This photo taken on November 24, 2016 shows the grave of a Japanese 'hidden Christian' at Karematsu forest, where believers used to hold religious ceremonies in the city of Nagasaki. Every so often, a group in the town of Ikitsuki, near Nagasaki, meet at a local museum to recite prayers …

Dulis: Christmas Is Liberty from Politics

Most people know that Christmas is the celebration of Jesus coming to Earth as a human. They also know that we mark Easter to celebrate Jesus’s death and resurrection which conquered death and gives us forgiveness for our sins. And there is so much more good news from his life and work — conquering politics, for one!

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The Christmas Story: Joy to the World

On Christmas, Christians celebrate the birth of a man whom they believe is also God, Jesus of Nazareth, whom they believe to be the Bible’s promised Messiah (or “Christ” in Greek).

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Christmas Eve: The Birth of Jesus Foretold

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.”—Isaiah 7:14 (ESV).

A picture shows the Church of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, in Israel�s Lower Galilee on March 25, 2009. According to Christian tradition, Mount Tabor is the site of the Transfiguration of Christ, during which Jesus began to radiate light and was seen conversing with Moses and Elijah. Pope Benedict …

Shrine to Jesus in Israel ‘Robbed and Vandalised’

A church in Israel built where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place has been vandalised, with chalices stolen, icons damaged and a donation box robbed, an official said Tuesday.

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‘Torchbearer’ Movie an Urgent Wake-Up Call for American Christians

“A human civilization’s best chance of survival is to anchor itself in the God of creation,” Christian evangelist and reality star Phil Robertson declared in “Torchbearer,” an epic documentary launching in select theaters on Oct. 7 as a clarion call for Christians and people of faith in America to engage their culture before it’s too late.

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MLK Day Conference to Defend Christian Support for Israel

The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) will host a conference in Los Angeles on Monday to “challenge Palestinian lies” and address efforts to undermine Evangelical Christian support for the State of Israel.