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As reported by Josh Shepherd on the Roys Report, "Brady 'Phanatik' Goodwin, founding member of Grammy-nominated Christian hip-hop group, The Cross Movement, and in recent years an apologetics teacher, stated Monday in a video posted online that he has renounced his Christian faith."
As he stated in Goodwin's Facebook video, "I sent a letter to my church withdrawing my membership and saying that I am denouncing the Christian faith that I have believed, professed, proclaimed and defended for the last 30 years of my life."
In his video, which is delivered with candor and pain and graciousness, Goodwin explains how his doubts began to develop when studying at Lancaster Bible College, only to deepen in 2014 when he began studying at Westminster Theological Seminary.
The State Department on Sunday ordered the families of all American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine to leave the country amid heightened fears of a Russian invasion.
The department told the dependents of staffers at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv that they must leave the country. It also said that nonessential embassy staff could leave Ukraine at government expense.
The move came amid rising tensions about Russia's military buildup on the Ukraine border that were not eased during talks Friday between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva.
In the hard-hitting, bitter and deeply divided Washington. D.C., media market, it is rare to find someone who seems to fly above it all with conviction, kindness and class. But Anna Perez, a rising voice among conservatives, fits that description.
Interviewed in the studios of the up-and-coming Real America's Voice Washington, D.C., bureau, Perez is passionate and focused.
"I wasn't always like this," Perez says. "My father came from Cuba and I was raised a Catholic, but it was not until much later that I met the Lord Jesus Christ and found faith." In a message to many young people contemplating what they should do with their lives but unable to decide, Perez describes going to university with the vague idea of wanting to be in media, but unsure how and why.
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