Sudan, Israel Agree To Normalize Ties In Move To New Era

Sudan, Israel Agree To Normalize Ties In Move To New Era Friday, October 23, 2020 | Tag Cloud Tags: Africa, Benjamin Netanyahu, debt, Israel, Netanyahu, News, Saudi Arabia, Security, Sudan, Trump, War, Washington, White House, Worthy News
By Stefan J. Bos, Special Correspondent Worthy News
(Worthy News) – In another move towards a new era, Is­rael and Su­dan agreed Friday to nor­mal­ize ties in a U.S.-bro­kered deal.
U.S. President Donald Trump sealed the agreement in a phone call that included Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.
Sudan’s Transitional Council Head Abdel Fattah al-Burhan also participated in the call, U.S. officials said.
The agreement end­ing decades of hos­til­ity of one of Africa’s largest coun­tries towards Israel came as a boost for Trump, who seeks re-election on November 3.
It makes Khartoum the third Arab government to set aside tensions with Israel in the last two months.
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The deal helps Su..

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Country star John Rich: Nation needs to return to God

CP Current Page: Entertainment | Friday, October 23, 2020 | Fox Nation my latest episode with John Rich, 2020 | Country music star John Rich said that he wrote his recent single “Earth to God” while contemplating how the entire world is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
“Man cannot fix man's problems, but God can and He's still out there,” the former Lonestar member who is now in the band The Big & Rich said on Fox Nation's “No Interruption with Tomi Lahren.”
“Earth to God” was unveiled at last month's at Franklin Graham’s D.C. Prayer March.
“Earth needs to send an SOS to God … we need Him to make His presence known because that's the only way to sort this out,” Rich told Lahren.
“There has to be a coming back to God on a large scale,” he said while talking about the division in America constantly portrayed in the media.
Lahren agreed with the musician and stated, “We need faith. We need to vote. We need to come together.”
Rich also said that God is not..

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‘The Young and the Restless’ star reveals she turned down major role, refused to go topless

CP Current Page: Entertainment | Friday, October 23, 2020 | Fox News Soap opera star Melody Thomas Scott of “The Young and the Restless” released a new memoir and in it, she opens up about her decision to turn down a role in a major film because she would've had to go topless.
In the memoir, titled Always Young and Restless: My Life On and Off America’s #1 Daytime Drama, Thomas Scott revealed the role she turned down was for the movie “Animal House.” She went into further detail in a recent interview.
“It was a funny thing. Back then, it was quite common to go on a series of interviews for a part and be told that you received the part, that you won the role without ever reading the script. And it was that situation. So when I finally did get the script, I already got the job. … All my scenes [in the script] are topless. And I just was not interested in that, even though I was very young. I was, I don’t know, 20. [But] it just was not something that I was comfortable with,” Thomas ..

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Before You Vote: An Interview with David Platt

Before You Vote: An Interview with David PlattAn excerpt from Ed's recent interview with David Platt.

Today on The Exchange, I am featuring an excerpt from my recent interview with David Platt on Stetzer Leadership Podcast. As the election day rapidly approaches, church unity despite political differences becomes ever more important. Neither this episode, nor this article, will tell you how to vote. Rather, our intention is to consider our role as Christians in the political system. To listen to the full episode, visit StetzerLeadershipPodcast.com.

David Platt is lead pastor of the McLean Bible Church in the metro D.C. area and the founder and president of Radical, a global center for the unreached. He's the author of several books, including his newest book, which we're discussing here, Before You Vote: Seven Questions Every Christian Should Ask.

Ed: A lot of people are feeling discouraged by that toxic political culture. Why do you think believers should be engaged ..

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ERLC, ADF, Jubilee Campaign condemn Chinese religious persecution of children

CP Current Page: World | Friday, October 23, 2020 | People walk in front of the United Nations Headquarters in New York July 31, 2008. | The policy wing of the Southern Baptist Convention is condemning the Chinese Communist Party for its religious persecution of children.
In a jointly-issued written statement with Alliance Defending Freedom and the Jubilee Campaign during the current session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission detailed the ongoing oppression and subjugation of children in China, particularly the regime's efforts to “sinicize” religious belief — forcing adherence to dictates of the CCP.
The CCP closed kindergartens two years ago because they were founded and operated by churches, the ERLC said in a Tuesday explainer of its work. Last year, Chinese authorities stormed a Catholic Mass in Zhengzhou and forced the children leave.
“Police monitored the church for weeks to ensure no children, including infants, attended m..

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Nigeria’s End SARS protests not like BLM in America, Christians say

CP Current Page: World | Friday, October 23, 2020 | A Nigerian youth seen waving the Nigerian national flag in support of the ongoing protest against the unjust brutality of The Nigerian Police Force Unit named Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos on October 13, 2020. – Nigerians took to the streets once again on October 13, 2020, in several cities for fresh protests against police brutality, bringing key roads to a standstill in economic hub Lagos. Demonstrations organised on social media erupted earlier this month calling for the abolition of a notorious police unit accused of unlawful arrests, torture and extra-judicial killings. The government gave in to the demand on October 11, 2020, announcing that the federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was being disbanded in a rare concession to people power in Africa's most populous nation. | The next few days will be important in determining the future of the End SARS protests, Nigerian Christians say.
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Few Churches Back to Pre-COVID Attendance

Few Churches Back to Pre-COVID AttendanceChurches are re-opening, but not everyone is returning, according to LifeWay Research.

The vast majority of U.S. Protestant churches say they are holding in-person services, but churchgoers have yet to attend in the numbers they did before the coronavirus pandemic struck.

According to the latest survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research, 87% of Protestant pastors in the U.S. say their church met in person in September, while 13% did not hold physical gatherings.

Since the beginning of March, LifeWay Research has been tracking how COVID-19 is affecting churches. While few Protestant churches gathered physically in April, most began meeting in person again by May with more than 7 in 10 pastors saying they did so in July.

“More and more churches across the U.S. have found ways to meet again, but things are not back to normal,” said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. “The impact of regulations, caution and hardships mean..

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Dog the Bounty Hunter sees signs of End Times, says mask mandate is setting stage for 666

CP Current Page: Entertainment | Friday, October 23, 2020 | Dog the Bounty Hunter head shot, 2020 | Reality TV star Duane Chapman, better known as Dog the Bounty Hunter and star of the new Christian film “Hunter’s Creed,” said he believes the world is in the last phase before the End Times because “knowledge abounds.”
“I'm a baby boomer and we've heard since the 50s and 60s, 'Jesus is coming. All the signs have been fulfilled. Before I die, I'll see Jesus in the cloud.' Well you're dead now and you ain't seen nothing,” he said of some in his generation.
The former bail bondsman went on to say he believes youths today are “the last of the generation.”
“The disciples went to Jesus and said, 'Listen, you got to tell us when you're coming back. We got to know.' And Jesus said, 'Listen to me, nobody knows.' 'Oh, come on, Lord. You've got to give us a hint or something.' And Jesus said, 'Listen, even the angels ..

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‘A miracle’: Doctors said actor had almost no chance of survival

CP Current Page: Entertainment | Friday, October 23, 2020 | Doctors weren't sure if Luke Benjamin Bernard would make it after a serious car accident in 2013 left him near death. Bernard suffered a severe traumatic brain injury, blood clots on his brain, an emergency craniotomy and was ailing in the ICU amid a cloud of uncertainty.
Flash-forward to 2020 and Bernard has defied all expectations, telling “The Pure Flix Podcast” about his unlikely story of survival, his harrowing journey to recovery and his starring role in “The Favorite,” a movie now streaming on Pure Flix.
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“Medically, you have almost no chance of survival,” he said of his initial condition. “It would be a miracle if you lived in vegetative state — a miracle.”
Listen to Bernard discuss his miraculous recovery:
Bernard had what medical experts call a GCS (Glasgow Coma Scale) of 3 with dilated and fixed pupils, which generally yields a grim prognosis.
“The do..

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