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Musk gets praise, barbs for Twitter takeover

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Many leading conservatives and other free speech advocates continue to praise Elon Musk purchasing Twitter. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, tweeted simply, “Free speech is making a comeback.” Actor James Woods said, “I’ve ...

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Former church buildings finding new life as breweries

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As the number of small breweries nationwide increases, some owners are finding homes in unexpected places. While controversial, it’s part of a trend of new uses for abandoned houses of worship. The ...

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Christian hip-hop is a ‘bridge’ between the church and the world, Lecrae says

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The music by Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae and his label Reach Records may not yet be in your church hymnal, but that doesn’t mean you haven’t heard it — especially if you ...

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Moldova: Why Russia has its sights on this poor European nation

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There is growing concern that Moldova and Transnistria could be dragged into Russia’s war against Ukraine. Both Transnistria and Moldova are directly west of Ukraine. Transnistria, a small, breakaway region of Moldova, is sandwiched ...

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New research questions benefits of public preschool

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The Biden Administration’s proposed universal preschool plan may be stalled, but states and cities are pushing ahead with taxpayer-funded preschool programs of their own. Last week, Colorado became the latest state to pass ...

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The Satanic Temple sues school district over denial of club

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The Satanic Temple has filed a civil lawsuit against a Pennsylvania elementary school after the school turned down a request to form an after-school Satan Club. The proposed club for Northern Elementary ...

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Grandview Christian Summer Camp hosts ‘Birds of a Feather’

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Come to Birds of a Feather Summer Camp at Grandview Christian School! You won’t be sorry you did!   Your students won’t want to miss the fun at GCS’s Birds of a Feather ...

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Mayor Quinton Lucas to pray at local National Day of Prayer event

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas will join the National Day of Prayer service on the Country Club Plaza at Noon today. The gathering will take place at the JC Nichols fountain. Lucas ...

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Biden says Roe v. Wade agrees with “mainstream religions”

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President Joe Biden has weighed in on the abortion debate by saying mainstream religions agree with Roe v. Wade and support taking the life of a pre-born child. “Roe says what all ...

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Kansas City-area National Day of Prayer events and prayer guide

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Americans will gather Thursday, May 5, for the annual National Day Of Prayer. The region will host both in-person and virtual gatherings. See the list below as well as a full prayer ...

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Magic Johnson thanks God for being with him through highs and lows

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Former NBA star Earvin “Magic” Johnson has experienced the highs of winning championships to the lows of being diagnosed as HIV positive. Through it all, he has learned to trust God. “Faith ...

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10 more states report hepatitis outbreak in kids

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At least 10 more states across the United States are reporting similar cases of severe acute hepatitis—liver disease of unknown origin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a national health alert ...

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‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ is a cinematic bullet train

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A Shinkansen is an extremely fast bullet train spread all over Japan. They reach high speeds and don’t really stop until they get to their destination. Much like my esoteric statement, Sam ...

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This is how many people visited Branson last year

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After going through a difficult time during pandemic lockdowns, a record 10 million people visited the Branson area last year. “The numbers don’t lie – Branson is a destination that appeals to ...

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Franklin Graham among those commenting on leaked Roe v. Wade ruling

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Franklin Graham has joined thousands of Christian leaders and pro-life supporters voicing support for the apparent decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Franklin wrote on Facebook: “Praise God! ...

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Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade, leaked opinion states

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The Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade according to a leaked draft ruling published by the left-wing news outlet Politico. A document that Politico describes as an “initial draft majority opinion” ...

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ mirrors a world of family, love, and Russian aggression

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“Fiddler on the Roof” comes to Kansas City Tuesday, May 3, through Sunday, May 8 after the pandemic interrupted its national tour which began in 2018. The musical that was first performed ...

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Subway pulls ad in face of growing boycott, store closures

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Fast-food chain Subway has quietly pulled advertisements featuring Megan Rapinoe in the face of a growing boycott. Rapinoe, who served as captain of the U.S. Women’s Soccer team at the Tokyo Olympics, ...

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Leading artists will perform on broadcast from National Day of Prayer in Washington

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Christian singers Chris Tomlin, Lecrae and Matthew West will be among the featured performers in a National Day of Prayer broadcast on May 5 from Washington D.C. Pray.com and the National Day ...

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Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of Christian flag, speech

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In a rare unanimous decision the Supreme Court ruled in favor of religious speech on May 2. The case involved the city of Boston refusing a Christian flag to fly at city ...

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Suspect in murder of retired police officer David Dorn to stand trial in July

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The man accused of murdering retired St. Louis police Captain David Dorn during BLM protests will stand trial July 15. Dorn, 77, was killed in the early morning hours of June 2, 2020, ...

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Voice of America accused of pro-Islamist bias in reporting

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The Voice of America has a pro-Islamic bias, according to a watchdog group that has filed Freedom of Information Act request. The American Accountability Foundation is investigating allegations that VOA was amplifying ...

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John Ashcroft will speak at upcoming luncheon for area pastors, ministry leaders

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John Ashcroft, former U.S. attorney general and Missouri governor and senator, will be the keynote speaker for an upcoming event for local pastors and ministry leaders. The Missouri Renewal Project is sponsoring ...

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Jews, Christians respond to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s tweet

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The war of words between Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Christians continues to heat up. Omar, a Muslim, commented on a viral video showing a man playing guitar and leading airline passengers ...

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McDonald’s sales surge despite price increases

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McDonald’s is crediting sharp menu price increases in beating first-quarter profits. It also says a new customer loyalty program may have helped. Shares of the Chicago-based company rose nearly 2 percent. The ...

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