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By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Young Christian in Sri Lanka Assaulted by Radical Monks

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Tragedy in Sri Lanka: How Church Leaders and Members Can Respond to Secular Media

As the World Asks Why?, Christians Offer Hope Reports of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday tragedy have flooded the news, prompting some to ask if God forgot His people on the most sacred day of the Christian calendar. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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Florida man, Brody Seiger, arrested for torching two churches in Seminole: ‘He set the fires for God’

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office detectives assigned to the Arson & Auto Theft Unit have a arrested a man Tuesday they say is responsible for starting fires at two churches in Seminole. According to detectives, More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Florida Sheriff Grady Judd to church: ‘reality is there is human trafficking in Polk County’

Florida’s Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd brought a serious message about human trafficking Sunday to the First United Methodist Church in Auburndale, calling for more active participation in the battle against More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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What is Ash Wednesday? What is Lent? Why are they practiced?

Today is Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting, and the first day of Lent. Lent is 40 fasting days before Easter, observed by many Western Christians, including Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Roman More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Methodist pastor Cynthia Meyer comes out as gay in the middle of sermon

A Kansas pastor shocked the congregation by coming out as gay during her sermon on Sunday as part of her “It’s Time” campain. “At last I am choosing to serve in that role with full authenticity More...

By Herman Cummings On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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The Truth of Genesis:  The Evil and Ignorance of Gentile Christianity – Part 7B of 7B

For a long time, time, gentile jackleg preachers have been teaching that people go to Heaven when they die, which is false.  The only people that have died, since the advent of Adam and Eve, that have gone to Heaven More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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United Methodist Church approves of gay marriage, ok for same-sex weddings in churches

The United Methodist Church leadership has voted to submit a proposal to the 2016 General Conference that would remove “prohibitive” language about homosexuality from the United Methodist Book of Discipline. In More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Methodists reinstate Frank Schaefter after same-sex wedding controversy

Pennsylvania Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer, who has defrocked six months ago for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding, has been reinstated. He spoke with CNN Newsroom’s Carol Costello this morning to discuss More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Methodist leaders head to Florida, gay marriage and homosexuality a hot topic

United Methodist Church leaders will gather in Florida today to discuss church business including the highly divided top of  the church’s stance on homosexuality.    photo Julyo based on work by Gilbert Baker, More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Hillary Clinton preaches ‘social gospel’ not politics in latest speech

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at Saturday’s United Methodist Women’s Assembly in Kentucky, where she addressed a group of over 7,000 women about spiritual and social issues. More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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‘Duck Dynasty’ rolls out church curriculum titled ‘Faith Commander: Living Five Values From the Parables of Jesus’

A&E’s Duck Dynasty hasn’t been hurt by the Phil Robertson scandal, in fact, the show will now have a book and DVD curriculum for churches: Faith Commander: Living Five Values From the Parables of Jesus. Created More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Rev Frank Schaefer officiated son’s gay wedding against church’s rule, refused to step down

A pastor from Pennsylvania is making headlines for being “defrocked” by United Methodist church officials on Thursday after a battle over officiating his son’s gay wedding in 2007. This action contradicts More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Vandals attack Tennesse church, carving ‘666’ and ‘hail Satan’ into church altar

Church congregants in Tennessee were in for a big surprise when they arrived and found a number of satanic messages and symbols left by vandals. Intruders burned a page of the Bible, turned crosses upside down and More...


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