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  • A church building can be a valuable tool to draw people to Christ

    Q: Our church has started a big building campaign, but I'm not sure I'm in favor of it. After all, the early Christians didn't have fancy buildings. They just met in their houses, from what I've heard. Am I wrong to feel this way?-- R.N. A: The first...
  • Jesus submitted to death for our sake

    Q: I've always been puzzled by a prayer of Jesus just before His arrest. From what I've heard, it almost sounds like He didn't want to die, and was even asking God to stop what was about to happen. Is this true? -- Mrs. A. McC. A: You're referring to...
  • Christ's sacrifice makes this a very 'Good' Friday

    Q: Why is the day on which Jesus died called "Good Friday"? I don't see anything good about it, to be honest. -- J.W. A: From one perspective, you're right; there certainly doesn't seem to be anything good about that last Friday, when Jesus was condemned...
  • Jesus willingly sacrificed himself for our sins

    Q: Did Jesus know in advance that He was going to be put to death? If so, why didn't He just back away or try to escape? -- Mrs. N.H. A: Yes, Jesus did know in advance that He would be arrested and brought to trial before the Roman governor , and that...
  • Israeli arrested on U.S. charges of military trade with Iran

    An Israeli citizen suspected of illegal trade with Iran and money laundering was arrested Monday at the request of American authorities, justice officials in Israel said. According to a statement from Israel’s Justice Ministry, U.S. officials...
  • New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer

    New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer
    During his final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus said: "And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." That sort of preaching was not very popular with the right-...
  • Palestinian leader sees 'paradigm shift' in peace negotiations

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – With the 8-month-old Palestinian-Israeli negotiations entering a state of deadlock, Palestinians spoke Monday about a "paradigm shift" in the U.S.-sponsored peace process. The talks, which were supposed to produce a peace...
  • John Kerry is right to keep pushing on Mideast peace

    John Kerry is waiting for Benjamin Netanyahu to nail himself to a very large cross. Unfortunately, you're going to have to keep reading to find out what I mean by this. First, here are four assumptions about the Middle East peace process: 1. It's dead....
  • Palestinian leader says unified government will recognize Israel

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Seeking to calm critics of his reconciliation efforts with the militant Hamas group, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday the unity government he plans to head will renounce violence and recognize Israel....
  • Palestinian leader denounces Holocaust as 'heinous crime'

    At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims. But Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Arab town in Israel latest hit by rash of hate crimes

    Arab town in Israel latest hit by rash of hate crimes
    Schools, businesses and services were shuttered Wednesday in Fureidis the day after the Arab town became the latest community in Israel to be vandalized in a rash of hate crimes. Worshipers arriving at a mosque early Tuesday found its outer walls marred...