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Every Tuesday and Thursday, WORLD News Group Vice President Warren Cole Smith calls our attention to intriguing items in the news you may have overlooked.

Signs and Wonders: Another megachurch pastor confesses to behaving badly

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Newsworthy | Pastors behaving badly. One of America’s highest profile pastors, Bob Coy of Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale, resigned last week. A statement…

Signs and Wonders: Two of the Democrats’ rising stars flame out

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Newsworthy | Power corrupts. Yesterday was not a good day for Democrats. Two of the party’s rising stars on opposite sides of the country now face corruption charges. In…

Signs and Wonders: GOP gains ground in bid to retake the Senate

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Newsworthy | GOP opportunity. Political prognosticator Nate Silver correctly predicted President Barack Obama’s victory in 2008 and 2012, as well as all 35 Senate races…

Signs and Wonders: Christians need not apply

Signs and Wonders: Christians need not apply

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Newsworthy | Minority rule. The Ferndale School District in Michigan released an employment policy that said, in part: “Should there be two (2) or more of these…

Signs and Wonders: Third death in SXSW catastrophe

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Newsworthy | Another death at SXSW. A third person has died after being struck by a suspected drunk driver at the South by Southwest festival in Austin last…

Signs and Wonders: Tragedy hits SXSW

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Newsworthy | Alcohol and steel. A suspected drunk driver plowed into a crowd early Thursday morning, killing two people and injuring 23 who were leaving a South by…

Signs and Wonders: Are liberals taking over CPAC?

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Newsworthy | How conservative is CPAC? That’s the question on the minds and lips of many at the Conservative Political Action Conference taking place this weekend at the…

Signs and Wonders: Showing off Christ’s humility with Ash Wednesday selfies

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Newsworthy | Ash Wednesday selfies. Is it just me, or is there something strange (dare I say “wrong”?) with posting a selfie in order to show off your Ash Wednesday…

Signs and Wonders: Megachurches order staff to keep their mouths shut

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Newsworthy | Gag order? Two megachurches facing scrutiny for questionable behavior—Seattle’s Mars Hill Church and Charlotte’s Elevation Church—have something…

Signs and Wonders: Churches welcome Son of God to theaters nationwide

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Newsworthy | Churches to pack theaters. T0night, publicists in some cities are giving churchgoers free admission to theaters showing the new  Son of God

Signs and Wonders: Noah needs ‘based on a true story’ disclaimer

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Newsworthy | Noah disclaimer. At a presentation in Nashville at the annual convention of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the organization’s president, Jerry…

Signs and Wonders: Manipulated baptisms and Steven Furtick’s vision from God

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Newsworthy | Preachers behaving badly. This has not been a good week for megachurch pastor Steven Furtick, of Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C. We have previously…

 
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