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Churches of Christ are rapidly expanding in Ghana

John Morkli has a dream.

“The vision is to get a movement to send the gospel to every corner of Ghana and Togo,” said the 49-year-old preacher and businessman. “I’m trumpeting what Jesus said, ‘Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you.’”

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Liegghio's late 55-yard field goal lifts Blue Bombers to 20-18 win over Roughriders

A 55-yard field goal by Marc Liegghio lifted the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 20-18 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Sunday at Mosaic Stadium.

The field goal, the longest of Liegghio’s CFL career, came with 2:49 left in the fourth quarter and gave the Bombers their only lead of the game. The victory clinched a playoff spot for the 11-1 Bombers with the Riders dropping to 6-6 with the tough defeat. Winnipeg is 7-0 on the road this season.

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Deaf Ukrainians seek Jesus amid war

Uncertainty remains as Russia’s war in Ukraine churns on. The February invasion triggered the largest refugee crisis in Europe since World War II.

Nearly 6.7 million refugees from Ukraine are scattered across Europe. Meanwhile, another 6.6 million people are on the run within Ukraine.

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Christian radio in Ukraine pivoting to continue reaching Russians/Ukrainians with gospel

A Christian radio station in Ukraine needs to change how they broadcast after the country passed a recent language law.

According to Christianity Today, earlier in July, President Volodymyr Zelensky signed into law a near-complete ban on Russian music on radio and television. Passed by parliament with a two-thirds majority, it exempts pre-independence classical artists like Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich as well as modern composers who have condemned the war.

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TobyMac's deeply personal new album hits No. 1

TobyMac's seventh studio album, Life After Death, hit Billboard's No. 1 just a few weeks after its release.

Billboard's No. 1 Christian and Gospel record this week is TobyMac's latest project. The artist revealed multiple times the album encompasses the pain from the loss of his eldest son Truett, as well as the healing that has come after.

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'He has a plan for both of us': Mom shares incredible faith as she and 4-year-old face cancer together

A mom who recently went public with her own cancer diagnosis said she was determined to "actively share my story, no matter which direction it went. I felt deeply that this diagnosis was a much larger part of my life story, and not something to be hidden. I knew there would be curveballs. I did not expect one of them to be what I'm about to share now."

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After portion of brain removed, man gets new lease on life and faith

After battling debilitating seizures for most of his life, a Tennessee man decided to undergo risky brain surgery for a second chance at life. 

Joey Gaines struggled with epilepsy for his entire life after he had a severe fever as a baby that caused a legion on his brain. By the time Gaines was 30, he endured over 800 seizures. 

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Real 'impact for the kingdom' during demolition derby

Adult & Teen Challenge (ATC) are gearing up for a smashing good time this Sunday. 

"We are very excited about this Sunday," says Robby Ahuja, the Chief Development Officer for Adult & Teen Challenge Central Canada. "It's been two years since we've been able to do a gathering in an event like the demolition derby, so it's going to be a fun event."

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Winnipeg history: Métis woman receives justice with renaming of street

The Ross House Museum is bringing awareness to the injustice that Jemima Mackenzie Ross Coldwell faced in Winnipeg during the late 1800's.

On September 1, the City of Winnipeg and Red River College Polytech announced an honourary renaming of a portion of Elgin Avenue in the Exchange District to Jemima Way.

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Winnipegger recalls brief but inspirational encounter with Queen

A Winnipeg man was sought out by the Queen when she visited the city's military base back in the 1980s. 

"I was involved in the military for 22 years," says Winnipegger Jim Wiseman. "Then I went into full-time ministry. While I was in the military, I met the Queen."

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'She worshipped the King of Kings': The faith of Queen Elizabeth II

After 70 years of faithful service as the Queen, perhaps it's the service to Queen Elizabeth II's Saviour that is her legacy.

"Now she's gone to be with her Lord," says Charles Morris with Haven Today on Friday morning, a day after she passed. 

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