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‘Love One Another’: LeAnn Rimes Reveals Faith Message Behind Upcoming ‘God’s Work’ Album

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 30, 2021 10:21:42 AM

Grammy winner LeAnn Rimes recently revealed that she is finishing up her latest studio album, which she describes as “inspirational.” While she didn’t spill too many details, she did share the faith message behind the album’s title, “God’s Work.”

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‘I Learned to Trust in Jesus’: Magic Johnson Gives Glory to God Reflecting on 30-Year Journey with HIV

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 26, 2021 7:12:20 AM

When Magic Johnson was first diagnosed with HIV 30 years ago, he thought it was a death sentence.

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NFL Coach Recites 'In Christ Alone' Lyrics & Gives Glory to God For Big Wins 30 Years Apart

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 23, 2021 8:19:10 PM

It’s not every day that an NFL press conference turns into a full-blown, God-honoring sermon. But that’s exactly what reporters witnessed following the Indianapolis Colts’ impressive upset of the Buffalo Bills this past Sunday.

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Ex-Atheist C.S. Lewis Was Once a ‘Vigorous Debunker of Christianity.’ Actor Reveals What Imploded That Worldview

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 23, 2021 10:55:20 AM

Legendary Christian writer and thinker C.S. Lewis went from “vigorous debunker of Christianity” to one of history’s most transformative and apologetic faith voices.

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‘I’m Starting to Believe’: Son Wonders About God After His Mother Miraculously Wakes from COVID Coma

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 22, 2021 10:43:38 AM

Andrew Lerman has never really been the “religious” type. But after witnessing the miraculous recovery of his mother, Bettina, following a life-threatening fight with COVID-19, he may be having second thoughts.

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‘I Came Back To Christianity’: Actor’s Christian Faith Inspires Upcoming Gospel Album

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 19, 2021 12:10:09 PM

Actor and musician Dennis Quaid, who recently starred in the film “I Can Only Imagine,” is working on a new album inspired by his Christian faith.

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‘I Was Just Taking Care of People’: Army Chaplain Helps Keep 400 Afghan Children Safe During Chaotic Evacuation

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 18, 2021 5:55:29 AM

When Army Sergeant Breanna Jessop received a call from Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston, she quickly racked her brain wondering what she had done wrong.

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Missy Robertson Shares Remarkable Miracle Story About Refugees’ Baby That Left Her in Awe

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 17, 2021 12:44:37 PM

“Duck Dynasty” star Missy Robertson and her husband, Jase, recently embarked on an eye-opening journey to Greece, where they were deeply moved after spending time with refugees from Afghanistan and Iran.

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'The Bible...Is Truth': Inside Actress Candace Cameron Bure's Faith

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 17, 2021 2:30:00 AM

Actress Candace Cameron Bure shared details of her faith and Hollywood career in an interview with Fox News, affirming that the Bible is "truth" and that her faith is her "foundation."

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‘Keep Praying!’: Americans Urged to Leave Haiti as Rescue Efforts Continue for 17 Missionaries

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 16, 2021 12:21:04 PM

Over the last month, we’ve been praying for the safety and deliverance of the 17 American and Canadian missionaries who were kidnapped in Haiti.

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‘I Really Want to Feed the Homeless’: How One Extraordinary 13-Year-Old Used His ‘Make-A-Wish’

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 12, 2021 9:49:50 AM

The Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted some pretty incredible wishes for children with critical illnesses over the years. But something truly special happened when one 13-year-old boy decided to use his wish of a lifetime to feed the homeless.

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Grab the Tissues! Surprise Reunions Remind Us How Much Veterans &Their Families Sacrifice

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 11, 2021 6:58:29 AM

There’s something special about seeing military families reunited after months (and sometimes years) apart. These moments are also a great reminder of how much these families sacrifice to protect our freedoms.

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'God Really Knew What He Was Doing': Amputee Finds Purpose in Disability

By Pure Flix Editors on Nov 10, 2021 6:47:51 AM

Marissa Conrad is a college sophomore who, through determination and faith, is an inspiration to everyone who meets her.

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‘These Guys Earned Their Wings’: Lifeguards Carry 95-Year-Old to Beach Every Day for a Week

By Marissa Mayer on Nov 9, 2021 9:39:45 AM

When a lifeguard from Orange Beach saw a woman struggling to push her 95-year-old mother’s wheelchair across the sand, he did what any person with access to a beach patrol vehicle would hopefully do—he offered her a ride. 

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Helping Others: 13 Bible Scriptures On Giving

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 5, 2021 3:30:00 AM

The Bible very clearly encourages Christians to be kind and generous, with numerous Scriptures on giving to set the standard for helping others. These verses range from Old Testament proclamations about tithing to verses in the Bible about giving more generally. Jesus’ command to “love God” and “love others” drives these mandates, and sets the tone for giving.

Topics: Giving Back
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'God Is In Everything': 'Avengers' Villain & Star of 'Dune' Celebrates 8 Years Sober

By Pure Flix Editors on Nov 3, 2021 6:36:21 AM

Josh Brolin, known for his portrayal of villain Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe "Avengers" franchise and recent star of the science-fiction adaptation "Dune," celebrated eight years of sobriety this week.

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'People Can Be Killed For Their Faith': Prayers Needed As Rescue Mission Continues For Missionaries

By Pure Flix Editors on Nov 2, 2021 7:00:50 AM

A leading Christian persecution watchdog group urged continued prayers for the rescue of the 16 American and 1 Canadian missionaries abducted last month by a gang in Haiti.

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'I'm So Blessed': 10-Year-Old Brain Cancer Survivor Has An Emotional Sideline Encounter With Tom Brady

By Editors on Oct 28, 2021 5:55:49 AM

You'd think achieving a career record 600 touchdowns in Sunday's game would be the most memorable part of Tom Brady's weekend. 

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'It's Deadly and It Kills You': Ex-Medium Says She Was Possessed and Saw 'Shadow People' Until an Exorcism Saved Her Life

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 22, 2021 11:25:01 AM

“The fear was overwhelming.” This is just one of the ways in which ex-medium Ivani Greppi described her childhood — a Brazilian upbringing that was deeply steeped in the occult. 

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'God Protected Me': Pastor Escapes Just Moments Before Deadly Flames Take Over (Plus: Firefighters Save His Most Prized Possession)

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 21, 2021 7:40:00 AM

A California pastor is thanking God for protecting him after he escaped his home just moments before a blazing inferno caused his roof to collapse.

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Urgent Prayer: 17 U.S. and Canadian Christian Missionaries Taken Hostage in Haiti — and Their Lives Could Be in Serious Danger

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 18, 2021 7:46:14 AM

A group of 17 missionaries from the U.S. and Canada were captured in Haiti on Saturday, sparking a frenzy of international headlines and calls for "urgent prayer."

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See the Shocking Response When Americans Were Asked If Society Is 'Better Off' When More People Are Married

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 14, 2021 4:24:13 AM

A recent survey has found that fewer Americans are seeing marriage as essential to building strong families, with only 45 percent agreeing that society is in a better place when more people are wed.

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'Touch His Mind, Touch His Heart, Jesus': Stunning Display of Grace After Texas School Shooting

By Pure Flix Editors on Oct 8, 2021 8:36:49 AM

In a stunning display of grace, a 15-year-old high schooler offered prayer for a classmate who opened fire at her school only hours before.

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Pray: Christian Teen Dies 46 Days After Extremists Threw Burning Acid on Him

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 7, 2021 4:09:31 AM

Nitish Kumar, the 16-year-old from India who was badly burned by extremists and was in "very critical" condition for weeks, has died.

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Louie Giglio Dismantles the 'Big Lie' Satan Sells Humans in the Midst of Spiritual Battle

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 1, 2021 7:06:33 AM

Pastor and author Louie Giglio is revealing the nine words that have truly transformed his life: "Don’t give the enemy a seat at your table.”

Topics: Christianity
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Did Archaeologists Just Discover Evidence of Sodom and Gomorrah's Biblical Destruction?

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 30, 2021 9:46:07 AM

Has the biblical city of Sodom been located — and is science substantiating what the Bible recounts about that city's destruction? These are just two of the questions emerging in the wake of a new study that potentially casts fascinating light on the cataclysmic event.

Topics: Bible Story
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Denzel Washington Drops Some Powerful Advice For Men Looking For Success: 'PLEASING IN GOD'S SIGHT'

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 27, 2021 1:13:55 PM

Actor Denzel Washington recently offered some life advice to men on the search for success: seek God.

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The Powerful Moment Teen Football Players Led Prayer After Coaches and School Staff Were Banned From Doing So

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 24, 2021 6:21:19 AM

A Tennessee high school football player who led his team and community in prayer after coaches and school staff were banned from doing so is speaking out about why he took a stand.

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Actor Denzel Washington Reveals the Message God Keeps Giving Him During Prayer

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 23, 2021 10:19:12 AM

Actor Denzel Washington is on a mission to spread the gospel, revealing in a recent interview that he believes the Lord has been delivering a special message to him.

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Pray: Taliban Reportedly Carry Out Executions, As Missionary Warns 'They Are Hunting Down People'

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 22, 2021 6:33:30 AM

A Christian missionary working to help the Afghan people recently told CBN News that the Taliban have reportedly begun mass executions in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the war-torn country.

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Pray: Singer Whose Viral Performance Left 'America's Got Talent' Judges Emotional Clings to 'Rebellious Hope' Amid Cancer Battle

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM

Former "America's Got Talent" star Jane Marczewski — known by her stage name Nightbirde — is clinging to "rebellious hope" amid her ongoing cancer battle.

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As Fans Mourn Comedian Norm Macdonald's Death, His 2017 Tweet About 'Christ' and 'Miracles' Is Getting Renewed Attention

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 15, 2021 12:00:00 AM

As fans mourn the loss of iconic comic Norm Macdonald, who died on Tuesday at the age of 61 after a 9-year cancer battle, a tweet he sent on Halloween day (and Reformation Day) in 2017 is getting some renewed attention.

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Please Pray: Extremists Throw Burning Acid on Christian Teen and He's Reportedly Fighting for His Life

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 14, 2021 1:27:49 PM

A Christian persecution watchdog is asking for prayer for a Christian teen from India who is reportedly in "very critical" condition after he survived an acid attack at the hands of extremists. 

Topics: Christianity
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3 Absolutely Shocking Things the Majority of Self-Described Christians Believe

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 13, 2021 12:00:00 AM

A shocking new survey reveals some truly surprising views among self-described Christians that are "not in harmony with biblical teachings" — ideas that actually run contrary to the Christian gospel.

Topics: Christianity
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Meet the Seattle Cop Who Fights Violent Crime on the Streets — and Preaches at the Pulpit Every Sunday

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 10, 2021 3:51:08 AM

Noah Winningham is truly unique. He's a Seattle Police Officer and he's also the lead pastor of Sufficient Grace Church in East Puyallup, Washington, dividing his time between oft-times dangerous police work — and spreading the gospel.

Topics: Christianity News
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After Her Husband Was Murdered by Terrorists on 9/11, God Gave This Woman a Powerful Message About Evil to Share With Us All

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 9, 2021 4:56:00 PM

Shelly Genovese Calhoun's reality was shattered on September 11, 2001, when her husband, Steve, was killed in the 9/11 terror attacks.

Topics: Christianity News
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Max Lucado Reveals Potentially Life-Threatening Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Diagnosis — Please Pray!

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 9, 2021 4:11:55 AM

Celebrated author and pastor Max Lucado is asking for prayer after revealing that he was recently diagnosed with an ascending aortic aneurysm, a serious medical condition that can sometimes be life-threatening.

Topics: News
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'They Were Killing': Afghan Woman Who Escaped With Her Kids at the Last Minute Claims Taliban Are 'Worse' Than Ever

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 8, 2021 12:00:00 AM

A woman who escaped Afghanistan as the Taliban took control claims that the militant group is "worse" than ever as she recounted purported killings and beatings that she witnessed before fleeing.

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VINDINATION AFTERSHOW: Do You Trust Doris? (CAUTION: Episode 2 Spoilers Ahead!)

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 7, 2021 7:44:49 AM

Do you trust Doris? That's one of the key questions to emerge from episode two (season two) of "Vindication."

READ ALSO: VINDICATION AFTERSHOW: INSIDE THE SEASON 2 PREMIERE OF YOUR FAVORITE COP DRAMA (CAUTION: EPISODE 1 SPOILERS!)

Pure Flix's Billy Hallowell and pastor and filmmaker Lucas Miles explore the themes, burning questions and other episodic elements on the second installment of the "VINDINATION Podcast Series!" Caution: spoilers ahead!

Listen to the podcast — and stream season two of "Vindication" right now on Pure Flix (new episodes release on Wednesdays):

Topics: Movies
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7 U.S. Soldiers Spontaneously Baptized in Makeshift tub After Chaplains Got Creative to Make It All Happen

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 1, 2021 8:25:24 AM

Seven U.S. soldiers were recently spontaneously baptized in a makeshift tub, with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division sharing touching photos of the faith professions on Facebook.

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'We Are...Praying': Afghan Christian Secretly Hiding From the Taliban Under Threat of Beheading Has a Message for the World

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 31, 2021 8:24:06 AM

An Afghan Christian who has been in hiding since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan is pleading for Americans to pray for his fellow citizens and nation.

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'Sharing the Love of Christ': NFL Star Makes Major Announcement About His Post-Retirement Plans

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 30, 2021 8:09:45 AM

Super Bowl champ Stefen Wisniewski is retiring from his pro-football career and becoming a pastor.

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‘I Don't Live For The Approval of People Anymore’: Gold Medalist on Not Being Good Enough & God's Grace

By Pure Flix Editors on Aug 25, 2021 10:21:21 AM

In an emotional video posted to Instagram, Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin shared her heart on how she doesn't feel good enough.

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The Crowd Goes Wild When 96-Year-Old WWII Vet Sings the National Anthem Before Michigan Baseball Game

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 17, 2021 7:33:24 AM

A Michigan crowd cheered after a 96-year-old World War II veteran stood and sang the national anthem at a recent baseball game, with the now-viral moment garnering millions of views.

Topics: Sports
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Please Pray and 'Ask God to Have Mercy': Afghans Flee as Taliban Retake Embattled Nation and Further Threaten Christian Minority

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 16, 2021 8:18:33 AM

Uncertainty, pain and tragedy are raging in and around Afghanistan as the Taliban's quest to retake the embattled nation marches forward.

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Justin Bieber Teams Up with Chandler Moore to Release Powerful Worship Video About God's Love

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 11, 2021 1:22:36 PM

Pop star Justin Bieber teamed up with Chandler Moore of the Maverick City Music Collective on Wednesday to put out a touching gospel-themed video featuring the duo singing music about the Lord.

Topics: Music
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'God Bless You': Emotional Scene Erupts as Students Serenade Dying Navy Vet With 'Star-Spangled Banner' Inside Pizza Shop

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 9, 2021 5:13:33 AM

A kind and simple gesture can go a long way. We can see this reality play out in a 2019 story about middle school students who delivered an impromptu performance of the national anthem to a dying veteran.

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'By the Grace of God': U.S. Olympian's Joy-Filled Comments About God and Country Spark Uplifting Internet Uproar

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 4, 2021 5:51:41 AM

Tamyra Mensah-Stock won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 68-kilogram freestyle final on Tuesday, becoming only the second American woman ever to claim the top honor in Olympic wrestling.

Topics: Sports
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'Hope in the Lord': Christian Olympian Who Won 5 Gold Medals in Toyko Has Said Some Truly Powerful Things About God

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 3, 2021 7:17:06 AM

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel swept the Tokyo Olympics with a total of five gold medals, and while his success in the water is what has landed him in the headlines in recent days, he has said there's much more he wants to communicate.

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Pray: Viral Singer Whose Cancer Battle Left Simon Cowell Emotional Reveals Her Health Has Taken 'Turn for the Worse,' Leaves 'America's Got Talent'

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 2, 2021 1:41:27 PM

"America's Got Talent" star Jane Marczewski — known by her stage name Nightbirde — has sadly stepped away from the popular show, citing her ongoing cancer battle as the reason for her departure.

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'God Has...Answered Your Prayers!': Billy Graham's Grandson Has Emotional Reunion With His Mom After Scary COVID-19 Battle

By Billy Hallowell on Aug 2, 2021 5:40:14 AM

Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of the late famed evangelist the Reverend Billy Graham, praised God for an answered prayer on Sunday after her son, Jonathan Lotz, was released from the hospital following a tough battle with COVID-19.

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Keep Praying! Major Update in COVID-19 Battle Billy Graham's Grandson Faces Leaves His Mom Praising God

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 30, 2021 5:17:50 AM

There's a positive update surrounding Jonathan Lotz, son of Bible teacher Anne Graham Lotz and the grandson of famed late evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham: his health is reportedly improving amid a very serious COVID-19 battle.

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'God, Your Will — Not Mine': Singer Danny Gokey on Dying to Self and Truly Encountering God

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 29, 2021 7:26:28 AM

"If we're called to die and live unto God, you have to really let go of everything and say, 'God, your will — not mine.'" - Danny Gokey

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PLEASE PRAY: Billy Graham's Grandson is in the ICU With Serious COVID-19 Complications

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 28, 2021 7:37:26 AM

News broke this week that Jonathan Lotz, son of Bible teacher Anne Graham Lotz and the grandson of famed late evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham, is in the ICU at an undisclosed hospital battling complications from COVID-19. 

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Unearthed Biblical Evidence? Archaeologists Uncover 3,100-Year-Old Inscription With Links to the Book of Judges

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 28, 2021 7:16:49 AM

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a fascinating, 3,100-year-old inscription that includes a name found in the biblical Book of Judges – a fascinating piece of evidence that offers yet another bit of biblical backing.

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Justin Bieber Gets Emotional as He Proclaims From the Stage: 'We Got a Hope and His Name Is Jesus'

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 27, 2021 7:22:59 AM

Pop star Justin Bieber delivered an emotional testimony before a deeply engaged audience during a recent concert in Los Angeles, proclaiming that Jesus is our hope and that Christ has changed his life.

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'Grab the Baby!': Dramatic Video Reveals Chaotic Moments When Quick-Thinking Cops Lifted a Car Off Of a Baby Trapped Underneath

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 26, 2021 6:17:13 AM

Two quick-thinking police officers in Yonkers, New York, are being praised for heroic actions after they rescued an 8-month-old baby who was trapped underneath a vehicle.

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'Crazy!': Teens Totally Torch Truck With Fireworks, But This Bible Miraculously Survived the Flames

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 16, 2021 4:44:48 AM

A "crazy" thing happened last month after teenagers completely torched a truck in Pennsylvania: a Bible miraculously survived. 

Topics: News
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'The Missing Link': Archaeologists Unveil Fascinating First Temple Bible Find in Israel

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 14, 2021 7:21:41 AM

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered remains from a city wall that once protected Jerusalem during the First Temple era.

Topics: News
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'Put Your Hands in the Air!': Police Officers' Dramatic Rescue of Kidnapped Little Girl Caught on Bodycam

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 13, 2021 5:06:49 AM

Fast-acting cops in Louisville, Kentucky, saved the day when they rescued a little girl earlier this month who had been taken by a stranger while she was playing outside.

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Former Casting Crowns Drummer Andy Williams Dies After Motorcycle Accident

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 12, 2021 4:41:44 AM

Former Casting Crowns drummer Andy Williams, for whom fans have been diligently praying after a motorcycle accident last month left him with severe injuries, has died; he was 49.

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Please Pray: Afghan Christians, Other Religious Minorities & Experts Fear 'Serious attack By Extremist Groups'

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 9, 2021 4:22:01 AM

Some religious freedom experts are warning that Christians and other minority groups in Afghanistan could face increasing extremism and other perils as circumstances on the ground rapidly change.

Topics: Christianity News
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Hobby Lobby's July 4 Newspaper Ad Inviting People to 'Know Jesus as Lord and Savior' Sparks Atheist Response

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 8, 2021 4:28:37 AM

Craft store chain Hobby Lobby unveiled a Bible-inspired advertisement over the July 4 holiday that invited people to "know Jesus" — and immediately drew the ire of a prominent atheist group. 

Topics: News
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Pray For Healing: Big Updates About Former Casting Crowns Drummer Facing 'Unbelievable Trial'

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 6, 2021 7:37:52 AM

Former Casting Crowns drummer Andy Williams, who was recently injured in a motorcycle accident, continues to need prayer, according to his church. The house of worship recently released a number of important updates to the public.

Topics: News
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'It Brought Tears to My Eyes': People in Texas Walmart Immediately Stop Shopping to Deliver Impromptu National Anthem Performance

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 6, 2021 5:01:37 AM

A touching and truly patriotic moment unfolded on Saturday inside of a Walmart in Haslet, Texas, when shoppers suddenly stopped, placed their right hands over their hearts and started belting out the national anthem.

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'A Gift From God': Reporter Questions Sprinter Sydney McLaughlin Moments After Record-Breaking Victory and She Turns It All Back to the Lord

By Billy Hallowell on Jul 1, 2021 4:32:03 AM

Sprinter and hurdler Sydney McLaughlin broke a world record at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field 400-Meter Hurdles Trials this week, and when she was asked about her victory the first words out of her mouth centered on glorifying God.

Topics: News Sports
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Urgent Prayer Request: Former Casting Crowns Drummer Severely Injured in Motorcycle Accident

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 29, 2021 7:32:27 AM

Popular Christian band Casting Crowns put out an urgent call this week asking fans to pray for former drummer Andy Williams, who was severely injured on Sunday in a motorcycle accident.

Topics: News Music
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PRAY: 4 Bible Verses to Reflect on as Hope Fades Amid Ongoing Rescue Efforts at Collapsed Building Site

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 28, 2021 7:00:03 AM

Families, friends and community members continue to pray and hope that they'll locate missing loved ones in the wake of a Florida building collapse that left at least nine people dead and 152 people missing.

Topics: News
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'Pretty Scary': Dramatic Dashcam Video Shows Quick-Thinking Cop Saving Choking Baby's Life

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 25, 2021 12:01:41 PM

Dramatic dashcam footage shows how a quick-thinking Santa Fe cop recently saved a choking toddler — and just in the nick of time.

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From Using Meth at Age 12 to Prison, Heroin Addiction, Chaos And Then Life Change: One Woman's Incredible Journey of Survival

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 17, 2021 1:22:47 PM

Redemption and life-change journeys are deeply powerful and serve to inspire us all. A woman named Ginny Burton has one such story.

Topics: News
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'I'm in a Whale's Mouth!': A Modern-Day Jonah? The Unique Details About the Man Who Was Trapped Inside of a Whale

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 15, 2021 10:19:00 AM

A lobster diver's almost-unbelievable story about being swallowed by a whale — and surviving — has been making the rounds, with the viral tale appearing in almost every media outlet imaginable. 

Topics: News
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Terry Crews' Wife on His Stunning Transformation: 'He Let God Do a Work in His Life'

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 15, 2021 7:37:06 AM

Actor Terry Crews' wife, Rebecca, recently revealed how the couple's marriage was once in such a dark place that she found herself crying out to God.

Topics: News
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Christian Parents Will Love Candace Cameron Bure's Revelation About the 1 Essential Thing She Wants For Her Kids' Significant Others

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 14, 2021 4:41:22 AM

Actress Candace Cameron Bure is making headlines for revealing the one quality she wants in her kids' significant others: a deep and authentic love for Jesus.

Topics: News
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'You Gave Me Chills': Simon Cowell & 'America's Got Talent' Judges Get Emotional as WomAn With Cancer Belts Out Beautiful Song

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 11, 2021 12:13:28 PM

Simon Cowell and the other judges of "America's Got Talent" became emotional after a singer named Nightbirde (real name: Jane Marczweski) wowed the singers with her voice — and harrowing story.

Topics: News
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'Trust in the Lord': Couple Married 70 Years Reveal Powerful Secrets to Their Long and Happy Matrimony

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 9, 2021 8:33:16 AM

Fred and Christine Ivers recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary, and the husband and wife revealed some powerful secrets to their long and happy matrimony: putting God first and forgiving.

Topics: News
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'The Ability and Not the Disability': Woman Just Finished Copying the ENTIRE Bible From Genesis to Revelation

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 8, 2021 10:35:14 AM

Caroline Campbell set out a decade ago to copy the entire Bible by hand — and she never once abandoned her goal.

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'God! Forgive Me! Forgive Me!': Man Reveals What Happened When He Says He Nearly Died and Met Jesus

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 7, 2021 7:59:44 AM

Jim Woodford was once consumed by money and materialism and had no interest in God — until a near-death experience totally transformed his heart.

Topics: Christianity
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He Claims He Nearly Died & Visited Heaven. Where Is Colton Burpo Now?

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 4, 2021 7:03:01 AM

People around the world were captivated by the story of a little boy named Colton Burpo who claims to have visited heaven during a near-death experience — a story that was told in the feature film, "Heaven Is For Real."Burpo, who is from Imperial, Nebraska, saw his story spread like wildfire after his dad, Todd Burpo, wrote a bestselling book by the same name. The book told the story behind the family's fascinating spiritual experience.

Topics: Christianity
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'I Believe the Word of God': Winner of NBC's 'The Voice' Credits 'God and God Alone'

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 4, 2021 7:00:46 AM

"The Voice" winner Todd Tilghman is a former pastor with a message about God and pain, proclaiming in a recent interview with The Christian Post that he believes struggles can often come with lessons — and purpose.

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'By the Grace of God': Meet the Brave 7-Year-Old Boy Who Swam Alone For an Hour to Save His Dad and Sister

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 3, 2021 6:49:31 AM

Meet Chase Poust, the pint-sized hero who is being credited for saving the lives of his dad and sister.

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'I Literally Wanted to Die': Porn Star-Turned-Pastor Wanted to Escape It All Until a Simple Act Shattered His Reality

By Billy Hallowell on Jun 1, 2021 11:10:35 AM

Joshua Broome wanted to die. After achieving fame in the porn industry, he spiraled down into a pit of confusion, was at the end of himself — and believed he had no viable path forward.

Topics: News
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Here's The Percentage of Americans Who Believe the Nation Would Be Worse Off Without the Bible...

By Billy Hallowell on May 28, 2021 8:31:41 AM

There are no shortage of challenges facing the U.S. and world today, but the Bible explicitly tells us that God will sustain us and give peace and hope, no matter what happens.

Topics: Christianity
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Big Daddy Weave Unveils Powerful Music Video About God's Mercy, Power & Love

By Billy Hallowell on May 25, 2021 12:27:50 PM

Popular Christian band Big Daddy Weave released a music video on Tuesday for the band's 2019 hit "All Things New."

Topics: News Music
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'Miraculous': 99-Year-Old Man Gets Baptized For the First Time

By Billy Hallowell on May 24, 2021 4:37:27 AM

Pastor Ben Courson shared a touching video on social media over the weekend showing him baptizing a 99-year-old man — and it is deeply inspiring.

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'It Is a Challenge I Embrace': Tim Tebow Is Headed Back to the NFL

By Billy Hallowell on May 21, 2021 6:45:27 AM

Former NFL star Tim Tebow is headed back to the big leagues! 

Topics: News Sports
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School Reportedly Bans Little Girls' 'Jesus Loves Me' Mask — But Something Incredible Is Happening

By Billy Hallowell on May 19, 2021 10:25:55 AM

A little girl named Lydia Booth was reportedly forced by Mississippi school officials to remove a mask with a simple message that read, "Jesus Loves Me," but the fallout has sparked a deeply encouraging development: positive messages from other kids who were inspired by the little girl's boldness.

Topics: News
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'Made in the Image of God': Sadie Robertson Pens Powerful Note to Her Newborn Baby

By Billy Hallowell on May 18, 2021 10:04:43 AM

"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson Huff penned a heartfelt note to her newborn daughter, Honey, this week, writing that the child has already transformed Huff's life "for the better."

Topics: News
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'Engulfed in a Fireball': Actor Kris Polaha Fell Away From God but a Near-Death Experience Transformed His Life and Faith

By Billy Hallowell on May 17, 2021 8:42:20 AM

Actor Kristoffer Polaha is a familiar face in both television and feature films, but did you know that he's also a committed Christian with a fascinating faith journey?

Topics: Christianity News
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'The Pure Goodness of God': Sadie Robertson's Baby Just Arrived — and She's Calling Her a 'Miracle'

By Billy Hallowell on May 13, 2021 8:54:47 AM

"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson delivered a baby girl on Tuesday whom she and her husband, Christian, named Honey.

Topics: News
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One of the Most Popular Books in America Right Now Is About Women, Wisdom — and the Bible!

By Billy Hallowell on May 11, 2021 6:30:20 PM

“Fox News @ Night” host Shannon Bream is on a mission to shed light on the incredible women who appear throughout the Bible and to respond to any misconceptions people might have about the treatment of females in the New and Old Testaments.

Topics: Christianity News
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'God Has Plans For You': 4 Powerful Facts About Actor Chuck Norris' Faith

By Billy Hallowell on May 10, 2021 8:47:59 AM

Actor Chuck Norris' touching tribute to his mother on her 100th birthday made quite a splash, as he recounted the many ways her prayers have sustained him throughout his life.

Topics: News
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'Praying For My...Salvation': Chuck Norris Says His Mom's Prayers For Him As He Was Almost 'Losing His Soul to Hollywood' Worked

By Billy Hallowell on May 7, 2021 11:43:01 AM

Actor Chuck Norris published a touching open letter this week wishing his mother, Wilma Norris Knight, a happy 100th birthday. 

Topics: News
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Another Dead Sea Scrolls Mystery Unlocked? Researchers' Fascinating Find While Using AI to Explore Biblical Fragment

By Billy Hallowell on May 6, 2021 6:31:00 AM

Researchers believe they have potentially uncovered some fascinating details surrounding the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Topics: News
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'Tribalism Always Leads to War': Pastor T.D. Jakes' Message to a Chaotic and Divided America

By Billy Hallowell on May 4, 2021 6:37:17 AM

Author and pastor T.D. Jakes just delivered a pointed message about hate, tribalism and cultural chaos, explained the importance of breaking down the walls that divide so many Americans — and offered a warning.

Topics: News
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Supermodel Kathy Ireland's Mom Secretly Snuck a Bible Into Her Suitcase — and What Happened Next 'Forever Changed' Her Life

By Billy Hallowell on May 3, 2021 4:21:29 AM

Supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Kathy Ireland is a Christian who recently told Fox News that “the gospel is the core of every decision” she makes.

Topics: News
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5 Amazing Ways God & the Bible Just Showed Up in Hollywood: Bieber, Baldwin, Connick & More

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 30, 2021 7:17:13 AM

God has been showing up in Hollywood — and Pure Flix Insider is constantly capturing the encouraging stories of actors, actresses, singers and preachers who say and do notable things surrounding faith and the Bible.

Topics: Interviews Entertainment
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Atheist Journalist Goes on a Mission to Disprove Christianity — and His Conclusions Are Shocking

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 29, 2021 1:07:08 PM

Atheist journalist Lee Strobel found himself shocked when his wife, Leslie, became a Christian — so stunned that he went on a journey to try and disprove Christianity.

Topics: Christianity
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Some in Hollywood Are Shocked by the Late Chadwick Boseman's Oscar Loss — but Here's His Brother's Grace-Filled Response

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 28, 2021 7:36:58 AM

Some in Hollywood and the general public were stunned on Sunday when the late Chadwick Boseman lost the Best Actor Oscar for his role in "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom," but his brother offered a grace-filled response amid the frustration and shock.

Topics: News
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Photos Reveal the Emotional and Powerful Moments After Hollywood Actress' Baptism

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 28, 2021 6:23:47 AM

Pure Flix Insider reported last week on the fact that award-winning actress Kimberly Elise recently celebrated her 54th birthday by getting re-baptized and commemorating her decision to rededicate her life to Christ.

Topics: News
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'Duck Dynasty' Star Sadie Robertson Huff Prays Over Her Unborn Child — Plus: She Reveals the Baby's Name & the Bible Verse That Inspired It

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 27, 2021 2:32:48 AM

"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson Huff revealed the name of her unborn baby girl this week, explained the Bible verse that inspired her decision — and openly prayed over her expected child.

Topics: News
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'Just Refuse Hate': Actor Tyler Perry Delivers Pointed Message About 'Hate' From the Oscars Stage

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 26, 2021 7:22:49 AM

Actor and director Tyler Perry delivered a speech during the 2021 Oscars encouraging fellow actors and viewers, alike, to "refuse hate."

Topics: News
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'Jesus Rescued Me': Hollywood Actress Gets Baptized and Re-Dedicates Her Life to Christ — and She Has a Message For Others 'Before It's Too Late'

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 23, 2021 6:56:37 AM

Award-winning actress Kimberly Elise recently celebrated her 54th birthday by getting re-baptized and commemorating her decision to rededicate her life to Christ.

Topics: News
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Incredible! Christian Call Center Overwhelmed as Bible Broadcast Sparks More Than 1 Million People to Embrace Jesus

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 22, 2021 4:45:00 AM

Evangelist Nick Hall, founder of Pulse, an organization devoted to spreading the gospel, recently revealed incredible numbers stemming from Pulse's Good Friday Broadcast, disclosing that it reached more than 200 million people.

Topics: News
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'Look Up, Child': Christian Singer Lauren Daigle Delivers Performance on Prime Time TV

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 21, 2021 9:13:28 AM

Christian singer Lauren Daigle returned to the "American Idol" stage on Monday night to perform her hit song, "Look Up Child," a tune that focuses on God's faithfulness. 

Topics: Music
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'A Beacon of Hope': Christian 'Survivor' Star Who Inspired Others With her Faith Has Died — Read Her Daughter's Touching Tribute

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 19, 2021 8:20:55 AM

Former "Survivor" star Sunday Burquest died on Sunday at the age of 50 following a battle with esophageal and ovarian cancer. Burquest, a Christian and a former youth pastor, frequently spoke about the power of faith in her life.

Topics: News
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'I’d Never Seen Anything Like This': Pastor Heard a Message From God and Acted — and Now 1,048 People's Lives Are Changed

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 16, 2021 4:13:23 AM

Amid an almost incessant barrage of discouraging and negative news stories and happenings, a Tennessee pastor is offering up a much-needed dose of hope.

Topics: Christianity News
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'God, if You're Real, I Need You': Justin Bieber Hits Back at 'Celebrity Worship' of Some Pastors

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 15, 2021 7:33:08 AM

GQ Magazine made a fascinating proclamation in a May cover story about pop star Justin Bieber, with writer Zach Baron proclaiming that "it is beautiful to hear ... Bieber talk about God."

Topics: News Music
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'Underground Church': Canadian Pastor Jailed For Allegedly Defying COVID-19 Restrictions Holds Secret Church Service

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 14, 2021 7:17:06 AM

Pastor James Coates of GraceLife Church in Alberta, Canada, is at the center of the ongoing battle over religious liberty and COVID-19 restrictions, with Coates and his church continuing to push back against government restrictions after the preacher spent nearly five weeks in jail.

Topics: Christianity
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The Shocking Church Attendance Stat That Should Raise Every Christian's Eyebrows

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 13, 2021 7:23:16 AM

A shocking new survey result shows that Americans are increasingly less likely to belong to a house of worship — and the rapid decline only seems to be accelerating.

Topics: Christianity News
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'You Are Not Alone': Former Street Kid Who Once Lived a 'Miserable' Life Overcame It All — and Is Paying It Forward

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 12, 2021 1:58:08 PM

Foster care advocate Peter Mutabazi was born and raised in Uganda in some truly unimaginable circumstances. He faced intense poverty, abuse and hopelessness, but decades later he is helping transform at-risk kids’ lives and perspectives.

Topics: News
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'Our Hope Is Found in the Promise of Jesus': Just One Day After Doctor's Murder, His Family Delivers Powerful Act of Forgiveness

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 9, 2021 7:44:51 AM

The family of a doctor who was murdered on Wednesday alongside his wife, grandchildren and another man working at his South Carolina home released a touching statement offering forgiveness and love — and proclaiming that their "hope is found in the promise of Jesus Christ."

Topics: News
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'I Am Wonderfully...Created': Pop Star Justin Bieber Concludes New Song With These Powerful Bible Verses

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 8, 2021 7:01:03 AM

Pop star Justin Bieber concludes his new song, "Afraid to Say" with a powerful recitation of Psalm 139:13-16.

Topics: News
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Country Star Carrie Underwood Sings Hymns Like 'Jesus Loves Me' and 'Amazing Grace' — and Audiences React in a Big Way

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 7, 2021 8:43:03 AM

Country superstar Carrie Underwood's new gospel-themed album, "My Savior," premiered this week in the top spots on the country and Christian music charts and landed fourth on the Billboard 200, the chart that measures overall sales.

Topics: News
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'God Sent His Son...': Medical Workers Beautifully Belt Out Christian Hymn in Hospital Stairwell

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 6, 2021 6:42:57 AM

Two hospital workers in Kentucky are getting media attention after video showed the men beautifully belting out the Christian hymn, "Because He Lives."

Topics: News
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'Our Hope For Eternal Life': Pastor Honors Jesus By Carrying Large Cross Throughout His Town

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 5, 2021 6:33:49 AM

A pastor brought attention to the Easter story on Friday in a truly unique way: by carrying a cross through the town of Tunnelton, West Virginia, leading a procession in honor of Jesus' life, death and resurrection.

Topics: News
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Atheist Cold-Case Detective Tried to Disprove Jesus' Resurrection — and Encountered a Shocking Surprise

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 2, 2021 5:20:31 AM

Cold-case detective J. Warner Wallace was once an atheist on a mission to try and disprove Jesus' resurrection — but what he encountered changed everything.

Topics: News
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'God Gave Us An Opportunity': Church's Incredible Act of Kindness For a Community in Need

By Billy Hallowell on Apr 1, 2021 7:14:30 AM

A Florida church recently embarked on a mission to help families in need by generously erasing $38,367 in school lunch debts for thousands of students — a powerful act of kindness. 

Topics: News
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How Should Christians React to Lil Nas X and 'Satan Shoes?'

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 31, 2021 10:18:23 AM

Entertainment headlines this week have been dominated by rapper Lil Nas X's Satanic-themed music video and his so-called "Satan shoes," sneakers that contain a drop of human blood, a reference to Luke 10:18 and a pentagram.

Topics: News
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Actress Candace Cameron Bure Gets Candid on the Pandemic's Impact on Her Life and Family

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 31, 2021 8:53:30 AM

Actress Candace Cameron Bure recently opened up about how pandemic life has impacted her family.

Topics: News
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Actor Stephen Baldwin's Prayer Life Has Been Totally Transformed — Here's the Major Impact It Has Had

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 30, 2021 2:57:24 PM

Actor Stephen Baldwin is at a powerful place in his Christian faith walk, telling "The Pure Flix Podcast" that his prayer life has been intensified — and completely transformed — over the past two years.

Topics: Interviews Podcasts
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'Lord, Help Me': TV Anchor Reveals the Powerful Prayer She Says Before Every Show

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 29, 2021 5:19:53 AM

"Fox News @ Night" anchor Shannon Bream recently revealed that she delivers a powerful prayer each night before appearing in millions of households across America.

Topics: Prayer
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Hundreds of Mourners Line the Streets to Bid Fallen Colorado Cop Farewell in Deeply Moving Act of Honor

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 25, 2021 7:26:19 AM

Scores of locals lined the streets in Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday to honor the life of fallen police officer Eric Talley.

Topics: News
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'A Devout Christian': Hero Cop Killed in Mass Shooting Who 'Headed Straight Toward the Danger' Lived Life of Selflessness

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 24, 2021 8:21:04 AM

As the nation grapples with the aftermath of a tragic mass shooting in Colorado that claimed the lives of 10 people on Monday, fallen police officer Eric Talley's selfless actions and devout faith have come to light. And his kindness and noble actions teach us a powerful lesson about how to truly love others.

Topics: News
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'Do God's Will': Actor and Singer Harry Connick Jr. Details His Journey to Faith

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 23, 2021 6:57:23 AM

When it comes to entertainment, Harry Connick Jr. has done it all. From making music to acting in movies — to hosting a talk show — the popular Grammy and Emmy award-winning performer has captivated audiences for decades. 

Topics: News Podcasts
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This Was Evangelist Luis Palau's Favorite Bible Verse — and See His Moving Memorial Service

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 22, 2021 4:33:14 AM

Family and friends of renowned evangelist Luis Palau gathered Saturday to celebrate the life of a man credited with bringing at least 1 million people to the Christian faith.

Topics: News
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Archaeologists Unveil New Dead Sea Scrolls Find — and It's Historic

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 17, 2021 1:14:07 PM

Archaeologists in Israel have unveiled a stunning find, announcing this week that "dozens" of new Dead Sea Scroll fragments were found inside of a cave — the first such discovery in 60 years.

Topics: News
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Oprah Asked 'Fixer Upper' Star Joanna Gaines How She Hears From God — Here's Her Powerful Response

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 16, 2021 7:01:33 AM

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey recently asked "Fixer Upper" star Joanna Gaines about the ways in which she hears the voice of God — and Gaines offered a candid and powerful response.

Topics: News
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'There Was Jesus': Dolly Parton and Zach Williams Claim Major Grammys Victory

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 15, 2021 7:26:39 AM

Christian performers don't generally get any time on the main stage at the Grammy Awards, nor are they given screen time during the televised show, yet their wins shed light on the popularity of worship music and are worth exploring.

Topics: News
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'A Walking Miracle': Teen Wows 'American Idol' Judges With Incredible Overcomer Story, Credits Her Faith

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 14, 2021 8:17:19 PM

A teen from Spencerport, New York, is making headlines after wowing "American Idol" judges with her singing abilities — and her story of overcoming the odds

Topics: News
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3 Incredible Quotes From Legendary Evangelist Luis Palau About Jesus, Salvation & Eternal Life

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 12, 2021 1:03:38 PM

Legendary evangelist Luis Palau passed away Thursday after a three-year battle with lung cancer.

Topics: News
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Country Superstar Carrie Underwood Belts Out 'Nothing But the Blood of Jesus'

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 12, 2021 8:11:18 AM

Country superstar Carrie Underwood is out with a new Christian song — her rendition of a popular hymn titled, "Nothing But the Blood of Jesus."

Topics: Music
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Many Churches Have Faced Unprecedented Challenges During COVID-19 — but This Stat Is Incredibly Encouraging

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 11, 2021 9:02:08 AM

Churches are among the many cultural institutions that have faced closures, restrictions, shifts to online worship and other chaotic changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics: Christianity
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The Bible Helps Transform Us Through Hope — and This Proves It

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 10, 2021 8:39:41 AM

Amid the chaos and uncertainty of the past year, a constant has helped many Christians cope: the Bible.

Topics: Christianity News
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'We’re Lost Without Scripture and Prayer': Actor TC Stallings' Powerful Reminder About What It Truly Takes to Stay on Track With Jesus

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 9, 2021 5:04:04 AM

Actor T.C. Stallings believes people will find themselves “lost without scripture and prayer,” offering some simple, biblical steps that can be taken to help life move in the right direction.

Topics: Prayer
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This Historic Song About Jesus and 'Grace' Could Become Tennessee's Official State Hymn

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 8, 2021 9:46:07 AM

Lawmakers in Tennessee are trying to make country star Dolly Parton's rendition of "Amazing Grace" the official state hymn — a bi-partisan effort that has made headlines over the past week.

Topics: News
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'We Thank God': People Rejoice After Nearly 300 Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls Are Returned Safely to Their Families

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 4, 2021 8:28:36 AM

People are rejoicing in Nigeria after nearly 300 schoolgirls were returned safely after being taken captive in a mass abduction last Friday. 

Topics: News
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'Fixer Upper' Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Are Back — and Their Latest Transformation Will Change Lives

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 3, 2021 5:09:16 AM

"Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are making headlines for the incredible work they did to update and transform an emergency shelter for girls, helping make it more comfortable and homey for young residents.

Topics: News
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Pray: Evangelist Luis Palau's Son Shares Update in Father's Cancer Battle

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 2, 2021 9:51:23 AM

Legendary evangelist Luis Palau, who has ministered to millions of people across the globe, has entered hospice care after more than a three-year battle with lung cancer.

Topics: Christianity
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5 Mother's Day Gifts That Last All Year

By Sarah Hartland on Mar 2, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Cards, flowers and breakfast in bed are staples of Mother’s Day. But if you’re looking for something mom will really treasure all year long, here are five gift ideas that last far beyond the holiday.

Topics: Holidays
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'It Was a Miracle': Baby Was Pronounced Dead — Then Something Incredible Happened

By Billy Hallowell on Mar 1, 2021 7:50:50 AM

"It was a miracle." That's the explanation one mom is giving after her baby was pronounced dead just moments before the child's pulse unexpectedly returned and he started to recover.

Topics: News
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Ex-Porn Star Reveals How the Bible Transformed Her After Her Boyfriend Was Murdered in Front of Her

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 24, 2021 9:00:48 AM

Christian author and speaker Brittni De La Mora believes that hardships and pain have purpose — a lesson gleaned from some of her remarkable and inspiring firsthand experiences.

Topics: Christianity News
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Hollywood Actor Steps Up to Help Texans in Need: 'Check on Your Neighbors'

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 23, 2021 10:27:16 AM

Actor Matthew McConaughey is stepping up in a big way to help Texans struggling in the wake of a record cold snap that left people without electricity, water and basic necessities.

Topics: News
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'Show God's Love': 4 Incredible Ways Churches Are Impacting Lives Across America

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 22, 2021 10:47:52 AM

Churches around the country are responding in truly inspiring ways to the slew of cultural problems facing the world around us. From helping families pay off electric bills to covering student lunch debts and assisting with Texas cleanup, Christians and churches have been making headlines in recent days for some powerful acts of kindness. 

Topics: News
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'I Knew It Was Time to Act': Meet Jim 'Mattress Mack' — the Hero Who Is Rescuing Texans

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 19, 2021 1:54:24 PM

As Texans continue to languish amid unprecedented winter weather that has caused disruptions in heating, electric and water, a Texas businessman has stepped up to help in a big way.

Topics: News
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'My Identity Is In Christ': NASCAR Driver Thanks God After Daytona Win

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 18, 2021 11:09:22 AM

Daytona 500 winner Michael McDowell immediately praised God in the wake of his big victory on Sunday.

Topics: News
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'What God Made Me to Do': Comedian Reveals Why He Only Performs Clean Jokes

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 16, 2021 1:31:38 PM

Leland Klassen grew up on a small farm in Saskatoon, Canada, but his journey eventually took him into the entertainment industry, where he has found success as a stand-up comic and actor.

Topics: Comedy
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'Trade in Your Will for God's Will': Actor T.C. Stallings’ Deeply Convicting Question

By Billy Hallowell on Feb 5, 2021 10:54:49 AM

Actor T.C. Stallings began his brand new podcast with an introspective and convicting question: “If you found out today that you only have 30 days left to live...what would you do?”

Topics: Podcasts
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'A Child of God': Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson's 4 Powerful Quotes About Faith & Life

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 29, 2021 2:48:34 PM

Legendary actress Cicely Tyson died on Thursday at the age of 96. Her career, which spanned six decades, included three Emmy Awards, a Tony and an honorary Oscar.

Topics: News
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Fitness Expert Reveals Key Ingredient to Her Health Transformation

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 28, 2021 11:44:03 AM

Christian fitness expert Kim Dolan Leto offers a unique pathway to getting fit and in shape: bringing faith into the mix.

Topics: Podcasts
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'I Was...Angry at God': Justin Bieber's Reflection on Shame and Hope

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 25, 2021 5:32:43 AM


Pop star Justin Bieber reflected over the weekend on his much-publicized arrest that unfolded seven years ago, offering a raw lens into the hurt and pain he was feeling at the time — and an encouraging message about God's love.

Topics: Music
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'We Thank the Lord': For King & Country Singer Praises God After Baby's Birth

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 21, 2021 5:34:01 AM

For King & Country singer Luke Smallbone and his wife Courtney are thanking God for the birth of their new baby Evie Joy.

Topics: Music
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What Do You Do When You Feel Totally Overtaken by Fear?

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 20, 2021 8:46:06 AM

Daniel Fusco, pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver, Washington, and host of "Two Minute Messages" on Pure Flix, has a much-needed message for anyone who is overtaken by fear: abide in Jesus.

Topics: Christianity
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Black History Month: Explore the Facts & History

By Pure Flix Editors on Jan 19, 2021 8:00:00 PM

As we celebrate Black History Month, it’s important to recognize and remember the powerful leaders, influential quotes and monumental events that have made this celebratory time possible.

Topics: Christianity Black History Month
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'Blue Bloods' Star Tom Selleck Shocks With Incredibly Generous Act

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 15, 2021 10:15:56 AM

"Blue Bloods" star Tom Selleck shocked waiters late last year at Elios, a New York City restaurant, when he generously left them a $2,020 tip — an incredibly kind act aimed at offering "hope" for a better year.

Topics: News
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This Valentine’s Day, Download Your Free Romantic Movie Guide

By Pure Flix Editors on Jan 13, 2021 7:00:00 AM

There are not enough hours in the day to waste searching for entertainment that is clean, positive, and romantic. With so many options available, there are very few avenues for finding uplifting and inspirational choices that you can feel good about watching. This Valentine’s Day, why not relax with a romantic movie that raises the bar for romance while leaving something to the imagination?

Topics: Holidays Relationships Movie Guide
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'Brokenness and Division' Sparks Powerful Response From Singer Steven Curtis Chapman

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 12, 2021 11:57:07 AM

Grammy-winning singer Steven Curtis Chapman shared a passionate video performance last Wednesday, and offered up a corresponding message expressing sadness over the "events currently unfolding in our country."

Topics: Christianity Music
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'It Put the Fear of God in Me': Legendary Singer Ricky Skaggs Hears God 'Better Than Ever' After Health Scare

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 8, 2021 5:20:47 AM

Legendary country music and bluegrass performer Ricky Skaggs is speaking out, proclaiming that a medical scare and quadruple bypass heart surgery left him with "a spiritual heart" that allows him to hear God better than ever.

Topics: News Music
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Tim Tebow & Tauren Wells Join Forces to Help Change Lives and 'End Human Trafficking'

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 6, 2021 8:43:51 AM

Ex-NFL star Tim Tebow and Christian singer Tauren Wells are on a mission to help end human trafficking. The duo recently collaborated on a song titled, "All God's Children" — and all proceeds will go to Tebow's anti-trafficking ministry.

Topics: News
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'We Can’t Save Ourselves': Sadie Robertson Huff's Powerful Message About 'Hope Beyond This World'

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 5, 2021 11:29:38 AM

“Duck Dynasty” alum Sadie Robertson Huff delivered some powerful messages during a speech last week at the virtual Passion 2021 Conference, encouraging viewers to turn to Jesus and to not put hope and “faith in ourselves.”

Topics: News
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'This Is No Accident': The Amazing Bible Trend Amid the Crisis and Suffering Brought on By COVID-19

By Billy Hallowell on Jan 4, 2021 11:13:43 AM

Believe it or not, but there was a fascinating and positive faith development amid the chaos sparked by coronavirus: the sales of Bibles were purportedly up worldwide in 2020 — and significantly so.  

Topics: Christianity News
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The 3 Biggest Feel-Good News Stories of 2020: Justin Bieber, Denzel Washington & TD Jakes

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 28, 2020 7:50:28 AM

Despite the difficulties that came with 2020, there were a plethora of positive and uplifting stories. We went through all of our biggest stories to bring you three biggest, feel-good stories of 2020.

Topics: Entertainment Faith
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Candace Cameron Bure's Powerful Message About Hollywood & Christian Character

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 23, 2020 2:05:21 PM

Many Christians look skeptically at Hollywood, wondering how a faithful Christian fares in such a secular field, but actress Candace Cameron Bure recently offered some powerful words about her industry — and a call to Christians.

Topics: Christianity Entertainment
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Martin Luther and The Spiritual History Behind the Christmas Tree

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 23, 2020 11:55:58 AM

Dr. Jim Denison, co-founder of the Denison Forum, a non-profit, Christian media group, is diving into the real history behind Santa, wreaths, trees and many of the other elements included in traditional Christmas celebrations.

Topics: Christmas
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'I Heard the Lord': Actor Kel Mitchell on the Moment God Spoke to Him 'Loud and Clear'

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 15, 2020 9:17:23 AM

Actor and comedian Kel Mitchell recently explained why he is pursuing dual careers in faith and entertainment, revealing in an interview that he heard God speak "loud and clear" when he prayed over which path to take.

Topics: News
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'We Prayed': Colton Dixon's Baby Was Born Without a Pulse — and Then a True Miracle Unfolded

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 14, 2020 5:28:08 AM

Singer Colton Dixon and his wife, Annie, experienced a dramatic and terrifying moment earlier this year when the couple welcomed identical twins Ava Dior and Athens Elizabeth into the world — and Dior was born without a pulse.

Topics: Music
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Judge Hands Major Victory to Nativity Scene That Critics Were Trying to Ban

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 10, 2020 4:18:02 AM

An Indiana nativity display will remain on public grounds amid an ongoing legal battle over its presence.

Topics: News
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'The Reckless Love of God': Another Hit Christian Song Is About to Become a Movie — and It's Powerful

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 9, 2020 5:07:43 AM

On the heels of popular feature films, "I Can Only Imagine" and "I Still Believe," yet another beloved Christian song is slated to get the big screen treatment: Christian worship hit "Reckless Love."

Topics: Christianity Entertainment
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Kanye West and Lauren Daigle Score Big Musical Billboard Victories

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 8, 2020 8:58:43 AM

It's no secret that rapper Kanye West and singer Lauren Daigle are both incredibly popular fixtures in the music industry, with both attracting praise and attention for their Christian-themed music.

Topics: Music
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Candace Cameron Bure's Proclamation About 'Glorifying God' Sparks Rousing Applause

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 7, 2020 11:44:28 AM

Actress Candace Cameron Bure has some powerful advice when it comes to purpose and identity: Root yourself in God and truth.

Topics: News
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Amazing: Rare 'Christmas Star' Will Appear in the Skies This Month for the First Time in 800 Years

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 7, 2020 5:13:11 AM

Something fascinating is poised to happen on the evening of December 21: a so-called "Christmas star" will appear in the skies, offering a bright sight akin to what some believe the wisemen saw as they journeyed toward the Christ child.

Topics: Christmas
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Amid COVID, Chaos and Division: This Bible Verse Was The Most Read Scripture of the Year

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 4, 2020 4:53:49 AM

Despite the closure of churches and restrictions on religious gatherings in some locations around the U.S., the popular YouVersion Bible app just revealed that there was "record-breaking levels of Bible engagement" inside the app this year.

Topics: Christianity
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'God's Design For Marriage Is Stunning': 'Duck Dynasty' Star Sadie Robertson Huff's Moving Anniversary Message

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 3, 2020 5:17:00 AM

"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson Huff commemorated her one-year wedding anniversary last week with a moving Instagram post honoring her husband and proclaiming that "God's design for marriage is stunning."

Topics: News
1 min read

See the Giant Nativity Scene That Just Shattered 2 Guinness World Records

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 2, 2020 11:46:14 AM

'Tis the season for beautiful nativity scenes to pop up in towns, villages, and cities across the globe. And one creche in Spain is capturing international headlines for shattering not one — but two — Guinness World Records.

Topics: Christmas
3 min read

'I...Turned My Back on God': Franklin Graham's Early Faith Struggles and His Ultimate Turn Toward God

By Billy Hallowell on Dec 1, 2020 5:29:02 AM

Franklin Graham, son of the late and revered Rev. Billy Graham, regularly makes headlines for his vocal defense of the Christian faith, but some might not know that the evangelist experienced some faith struggles during his early years.  

Topics: News
4 min read

Did Archaeologists Discover Jesus' Childhood Home? Inside the Evidence

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 30, 2020 5:12:32 AM

Anyone paying attention to biblical archaeology knows that there have been stunning findings in recent years, with excavations unveiling important revelations that both back and shed further light on events described in the gospels. 

Topics: Christianity News
2 min read

'Gobble, Gobble': Matthew West's Hilarious Thanksgiving Anthem We All Need in 2020

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 25, 2020 7:29:18 AM

Singer Matthew West is on a mission to bring some Thanksgiving joy — and laughter — to the masses. 

Topics: Holidays
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Candace Cameron Bure, Colton Dixon & More on 'The Pure Flix Podcast'

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 18, 2020 8:18:34 AM

Looking for a weekly podcast that dives into faith, Hollywood, the best new movies and TV shows to watch — and more? Then tune in to "The Pure Flix Podcast," the best Christian podcast for Christian entertainment content!

Topics: Podcasts
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4 Facts About Pure Flix's Exciting Sony Pictures Deal

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 12, 2020 2:49:41 PM

We have some exciting news to share with all of the members of our Pure Flix family: today we are announcing that Pure Flix will be joining the Sony Pictures Entertainment family, expanding the reach and impact of our popular faith and family-friendly streaming service!

Topics: News
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'It's Amazing': Little Boy's Simple Act Sparks Chain Reaction of Goodness

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 11, 2020 11:14:02 AM

Sometimes, it's the small things that hold the power to make the biggest difference. Case-in-point: a little boy in England is getting international attention after a simple and kind act sparked a chain reaction of goodness.

Topics: News
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For King & Country's Powerful Message About the 'Birth of Jesus'

By Billy Hallowell on Nov 9, 2020 4:45:12 AM

Singer Luke Smallbone of the Christian band for King & Country has a powerful hope for the world as the holiday season approaches — that "the birth of Jesus will be something that is celebrated with a different vigor this year."

Topics: Music
7 min read

'Father, We Need You!': Police Chaplain's Passionate Prayer Goes Viral

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 29, 2020 7:52:24 AM

A Detroit police chaplain is making headlines after a viral video showed her delivering an impassioned prayer for her community from a squad car loudspeaker.

Topics: News
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Rapper Kanye West Breaks Down His Favorite Preaching Style: 'I Need the Word to Be Solid Food'

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 28, 2020 9:01:35 AM

Rapper Kanye West passionately broke down his favorite type of church sermon during a recent interview with podcast host Joe Rogan, delivering a powerful appeal for "expository preaching."

Topics: News Music
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Actor Matthew McConaughey Opens Up About Christianity in Hollywood

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 27, 2020 9:45:15 AM

Actor Matthew McConaughey recently discussed his experience as a Christian in Hollywood, noting that some of his fellow stars are hesitant to let others in Hollywood know about their belief in God.

Topics: News
2 min read

'God Reached Out to Me': 'Black Panther' Star Is Inspired by John 3:16

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 26, 2020 7:38:35 AM

"Black Panther" star Letitia Wright has launched her own production company, with its name coming from one of the Bible's most famous scriptures: John 3:16.

Topics: News
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Justin Bieber's Simple and Powerful Reminder About God's Love

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 22, 2020 7:26:12 AM

Pop star Justin Bieber continues to inspire his fans with short, simple — and viral — social media messages. And one of his latest posts offers a simple and powerful reminder about "God's love."

Topics: News
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As Critics Attack Chris Pratt: 5 Reasons He's the 'Best Hollywood Chris'

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 21, 2020 4:25:27 AM

Actor Chris Pratt is a Hollywood megastar known for performing in some of the biggest films. He's also a Christian who does plenty of good deeds and openly discusses his faith — a true rarity among people with his level of fame.

Topics: News
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'War Room' Star Karen Abercrombie Reveals Path to Faith & Hollywood

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 20, 2020 11:57:54 AM

Actress Karen Abercrombie stunned audiences across the world when she starred in the 2015 hit film "War Room," portraying Miss Clara, an octogenarian with a deep passion and desire for the Lord.

Topics: Inspirational Movies
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'It's Our Faith': Hollywood Actors Leave L.A. to Put God First

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 16, 2020 3:53:08 AM

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega are putting their faith and family first, explaining their phenomenal spiritual and familial journey in a recent interview with People Magazine.

Topics: News
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'God Spoke': Pastor Totally Transforms Pregnant Waitress' Life

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 8, 2020 7:52:55 AM

A Georgia pastor is making headlines after his kind act of compassion sparked more than $12,000 in donations for a young expectant mother.

Topics: News
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Kevin Sorbo on the 'Science of God' & His Encounter With Billy Graham

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 6, 2020 9:33:55 AM

Actor Kevin Sorbo is on a mission to prove that science and religion go hand-in-hand, with Sorbo teaming up with mathematician, philosopher and former Oxford professor John Lennox to "unpack theological and scientific proof of God" in the new film "Against the Tide: Finding God in an Age of Science."

Topics: Interviews Christian Movies
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'God Is...Bringing forth LIFE': Sadie Robertson Announces Pregnancy

By Billy Hallowell on Oct 5, 2020 8:21:37 AM

"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson Huff announced on Sunday that she and husband Christian Huff are expecting their first child — an announcement that was received with great joy by fellow thought leaders and influencers.

Topics: News
2 min read

Man's Generous Decision to Give Kidney to Total Stranger Sparks Tears

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 30, 2020 8:04:55 AM

A Texas man is in the headlines for making a totally selfless, faith-driven decision: choosing to donate one of his kidneys to a total stranger in dire need.

Topics: News
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'It's Coming': Jim Caviezel Drops News on Passion of the Christ Sequel

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 23, 2020 9:10:55 AM

Jim Caviezel has been actively promoting his new movie, "Infidel," but that hasn't stopped the actor from discussing another much-anticipated film: "The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection."

Topics: News
2 min read

Actress Patricia Heaton's Message for Those Lamenting 'Vulgar' Culture

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 22, 2020 8:27:45 AM

"Everybody Loves Raymond" and "The Middle" star Patricia Heaton has some advice for anyone seeking to escape the "vulgar, hate-spewing brainless, illiterate world we live in" — and it involves reading a popular 20th century philosopher.

Topics: News
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What Does the Bible Say on Suicide? A Big Question Amid Shocking Stats

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 21, 2020 3:47:32 AM

Author, philosopher and theologian Jim Denison is on a mission to help people understand what the Bible says about a myriad of important social and cultural issues, with his latest paper diving deep into what scripture says about suicide.

Topics: News
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'Bring It On': Pastor John MacArthur Responds to Jail Time Warning

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 18, 2020 4:42:03 AM

Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, is continuing to defy California COVID-19 regulations — and he has a response to purported threats of jail time: "Bring it on."

Topics: News
4 min read

Our Promise to Our Fans

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 16, 2020 2:02:35 AM

Pure Flix has made a promise to our viewers and ourselves to ensure the content we make and share has a biblical worldview: that means that anyone and everyone can watch Pure Flix shows and movies, worry-free. 

Topics: Pure Flix Digital
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Spiritual Revival? Nearly 1,000 Get Baptized on California Beach

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 14, 2020 2:26:23 AM

A California church is making headlines after nearly 1,000 people showed up to be baptized on Saturday at Corona Del Mar State Beach in Newport Beach, California.

Topics: Christianity
7 min read

Singer Lauren Daigle Just Shattered Records and 'Made History'

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 9, 2020 4:57:30 AM

Singer Lauren Daigle shattered Billboard records this month, with her hit song "You Say" becoming the first tune to run 100 weeks in the number one spot on the Hot Christian Songs chart.

Topics: News
3 min read

'Freedom Is Fragile': Inside Our Frightening Move From Truth, Morality

By Billy Hallowell on Sep 8, 2020 9:50:02 AM

Author Joe Battaglia is on a mission to “make America good again,” warning that the nation’s move away from civility, truth and morality is disturbing, and that the nation has lost its “moral character.”

Topics: Politics News
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