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Author Joshua Harris influenced a whole generation of evangelical Christians with his book I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Now he has a new documentary, called I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye, about his new ideas on dating. Courtesy "I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye" hide caption

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Evangelical Writer Kisses An Old Idea Goodbye

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Left Exposed By Middle Eastern Upheaval, Christians Are Fleeing Region

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Singer Meah Pace (left) has been traveling with the Pagitt's group, performing hymns like "Amazing Grace" at parks and churches. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Finding 'Common Good' Among Evangelicals In The Political Season

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Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

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For people who believe in God, natural disasters can challenge faith. For some, it becomes impossible to believe there is a God in command when truly awful things happen. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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'He Has A Reason': How Natural Disasters Test The Faithful

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Suad Thabet sits with her granddaughter Sandy at home in Abu Qarqas, Egypt. Thabet was attacked by a mob last year after one of her sons was accused of having an affair with a Muslim woman. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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After 2016 Assault, A Coptic Christian Grandmother In Egypt Fights For Justice

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For about 20 years starting in 1990, Brio magazine was the evangelical answer to Seventeen. Focus on the Family is bringing it back, saying they see a renewed need among teens for alternative voices. Courtesy of Brio hide caption

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Christian Teen Magazine 'Brio' Returns With A 'Biblical Worldview'

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Amy Clayton teaches a fifth-grade history class at St. Jerome Academy in Hyattsville, Md. The school, which almost closed eight years ago, has experienced growth over the past few years, largely due to an influx of Catholic families who were drawn to Hyattsville by a desire to live among others who share their values. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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Catholics Build 'Intentional' Community Of Like-Minded Believers

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Christian Governor Fights Blasphemy Charge In Muslim-Majority Indonesia

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Christian Leaders Question Trump's Promise To Favor Christian Refugees

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A Syrian refugee boy plays outside his family's tent in a Syrian refugee camp in the town of Zahrani, Lebanon, in December. Some 1 million Syrians live in Lebanon as refugees, according to the U.N. Mohammed Zaatari/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump delivers the convocation at Liberty University on Jan. 18. The flamboyant, thrice-married mogul has never been an easy fit with the religious right. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Defies Expectations Of Faith, Might We Be Entering A New Era?

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Nick Wilson (left), at his ordination last month, is given a framed sign from Pastor Matt Johnson that reads "Just As I Am," the title of one of Wilson's favorite hymns. Bill Campbell hide caption

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Acceptance Grows, Slowly But Steadily, For Gay Evangelicals

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The audience at last month's Together for the Gospel conference in Louisville, Ky. Sarah Mesa Photography hide caption

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As U.S. Attitudes Change, Some Evangelicals Dig In; Others Adapt

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An Assyrian Christian woman prays at a church service in Tell Tamer, Syria. The service is to remember members of the community killed after about 300 people were taken captive by ISIS in March 2015. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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In Syria, Assyrian Christians Cling On After ISIS Onslaught

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Do Christians And Muslims Worship The Same God?

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Attendees pray during the Family Leadership Summit — an event sponsored by the conservative Family Leader organization — in Ames, Iowa, in July. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Conservatives Call For 'Religious Freedom,' But For Whom?

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