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A West Virginia man who was convicted in the rape of an 11-year-old girl who was forced to abort her unborn baby will be released on probation this fall, according to court documents. WCHS Eyewitness News reportsÂ a Cabell County judge issued a jail release order to Michael J. Adkins, 38, of Ona, on Tuesday. Adkins [â€¦]
Predictions of a COVID-induced divorce surge never materialized. And according to Dr. Bradford Wilcox, director of the University of Virginia's National Marriage Project, divorce filings are down between 10 and 20 percent since last year.
A professor and dean at Virginia Wesleyan University has resigned after calling Americans who voted for Joe Biden "anti-Christian."
Southern Baptist pastor promoted a new strategy to spread the gospel globally.John Edmund Haggai, a preacher and revivalist who saw the need to equip Christians around the world to evangelize their own countries, died Wednesday at 96.Known for challenging people to â€śattempt something so great for God, itâ€™s doomed to failure unless God be in it,â€ť Haggai founded Haggai Institute for Advanced Leadership, moved it to Singapore, and trained more than 120,000 evangelists from non-Western countries, including 1,200 from Indonesia, 400 from the Philippines, 500 from India, 400 from Nigeria, and 380 from Brazil. He argued this was the best new strategy for global missions after the end of Western colonialism.One of his first students was K. P. Yohannan, who went on to found Gospel for Asia.â€śHaggai was full of stories,â€ť Yohannan recalled. â€śIn them all, Christians were overcomers and giantsâ€”men and women who received a vision from God and refused to let go of it. Diligence to your calling was a virtue to be highly prized. Haggai was the first person who made me believe that nothing is impossible with God.â€ťHaggai was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1924. His father was a Syrian refugee who had fled Turkish forces in 1912 and was welcomed to the United States. The elder Haggai converted from Eastern Orthodox to evangelical Christianity, enrolled in Moody Bible Institute, and became a Southern Baptist pastor.The younger Haggai was inspired to follow in his fatherâ€™s footsteps: He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at four years old and announced he felt a call to preach at six. A few years later, Haggai said he wanted to be a missionary to China.Haggai went to Moody like his father and met Christine Barker from Bristol, Virginia, a soprano who sang professionally ...Continue reading...
A professor at Virginia Wesleyan University has resigned after he argued on social media that people who voted for Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election are â€śanti-Christianâ€ť and â€śanti-American.â€ť
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