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Actress Patricia Heaton: standing strong for pro-life cause in Hollywood

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A pro-life website ran an article this week on why we should be encouraged in 2022. It wrote that “celebrities such as actress Patricia Heaton are using their platforms to promote a ...

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Good Bible engagement makes good neighbors

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People who are rooted in Scripture tend to make better neighbors. That’s the assessment of a study released by the American Bible Society. The State of the Bible USA 2021 report “Good ...

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Is the R-rated, faith-friendly movie ‘Shut-In’ an alternative to Hollywood?

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In a push to create an alternative to Hollywood, the conservative news outlet The Daily Wire premiered “Shut-In” on YouTube Feb. 10. “Shut In” is a solid home invasion horror film that ...

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Ugandan clergy are divorcing wives for younger church members

KAMPALA, Uganda— Aloysius Bugingo, a senior pastor at House of Prayer Ministries in Kampala, left his wife of 29 years in December and married a younger woman under the customary law. He ...

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7 encouraging trends in Christianity for 2022

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The news for persecuted Christians looks grim this year with an increase in persecution expected. But there are encouraging trends that bode well for the church. As we go about our daily ...

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World regions where persecution will increase this year

If Covid taught us one thing, it was that both governments and religious majorities around the world used the pandemic as cover to persecute Christians.  In many countries, believers in Christ faced ...

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City Union Mission exceeds fundraising goal

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City Union Mission’s CELEBRATE HOPE campaign has raised $7,110,000, exceeding their goal of $6.5 million. “Our God has provided for us in such a tremendous way through our community,” stated Chief Executive ...

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Nebraska joins Convention of States effort to amend U.S. Constitution

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The movement for a Convention of States is gaining strength after Nebraska became the 17th state to approve it. A Convention of States to make changes to the U.S. Constitution has never ...

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Midwest Christian College Expo is Feb. 26 in Kansas City

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Christian colleges from across the nation will visit Kansas City Feb. 26 for the two-state region’s largest private college fair. The 24th annual Christian College Expo will feature over 50 Christian colleges ...

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Canadian truckers gain nationwide support against mandates as major crossing shuts down

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As protests in Canada gain support across that country, truckers have forced one of the busiest crossing points between Canada and the United States to shut down. The Canada Border Services Agency ...

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Tim Keller tweets support for Stephen Colbert and his talk of faith

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Although late-night host Stephen Colbert is not known as a fan of Christianity, he did talk about his faith recently on “The Late Show.”  “Does your faith and your comedy ever overlap? ...

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CNN sex scandals and getting our own house in order

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The Daily Wire recently ran an article by Tim Meads titled “Perverts, Predators And Adulterers: 7 CNN Employees Forced Out In Disgrace.” Not included in the article was CNN anchor Don Lemon who ...

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House Republicans demand answers from Biden on Israel, Iran policy

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More than 30 House Republicans this week signed letters to President Biden and U.N. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield demanding answers about U.S. policy toward Israel and Iran. “The American people expect this administration ...

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Biden administration to fund “sex kits,” bongs and syringes with $30 million grant

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The Biden administration is distributing $30 million in smoking kits and syringes to drug addicts over the next three years. According to the program, it’s part of a new “harm reduction” effort. ...

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Supporters of 7-1 congressional map rally at Missouri Capitol

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The battle over redistricting Missouri’s eight congressional seats heated up in Jefferson City on Monday. Several senators joined political activists from across Missouri to oppose a proposed 6-2 congressional redistricting map that ...

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Award-winning journalist criticizes media’s use of fact-checkers to shape opinion

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The rise of media fact-checkers has raised the question of just who is checking the fact-checkers. “Nearly every mode of information has been co-opted, if it can be co-opted by some group, ...

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Number of atheists worldwide not keeping pace with religious growth

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The number of religious people worldwide is increasing faster than the number of atheists, new research found. Lifeway Research has identified “7 Encouraging Trends of Global Christianity in 2022” based on data collected by ...

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Black Lives Matter puts “disrupting nuclear families” in school curriculum

The Black Lives Matter organization remains busy as it has lost all of the support it gained in 2020. Now it’s going after kindergarteners. Students across the country as young as kindergarten-age ...

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Missouri Rep. Billy Long responds to YouTube after it removed campaign ad

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Missouri Rep. Billy Long, who is running for the Republican nomination for Senate, is firing back at YouTube after it removed one of his campaign commercials. The ad, which was slated to ...

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Amazon Prime to raise yearly membership to what?

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If you’re an Amazon Prime user,  get ready to pay a whole lot more for the service.  Monthly rates for customers in the United States will increase beginning this month. In a press release on ...

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2022 Winter/Spring Christian K-12 Open Houses

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Educating our children is the key responsibility of parents. If you are interested in investigating Christian and Parochial schools in the area, below are opportunities to participate in area Open Houses. Each ...

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Survey: Pastors focus on others when asked about their greatest needs

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Although the past two years have been hard on most people, pastors may carry the greatest burden as they care for their congregations. Lifeway Research recently asked 1,000 pastors about their most ...

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Trust issues. Responding to our cultural authority crisis

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In his book The Last Word, atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel, talked about an authority crisis – a “the fear of religion”: “… I don’t mean to refer to the entirely reasonable hostility toward certain ...

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How this millennial paid off $102k in student loans in 6 years

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After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013, Mandy Velez did some math to see how long it was going to take her to pay back her student loans. The calculations ...

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In ‘The Stranger in a Lifeboat,’ Mitch Albom asks what it takes to believe

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REVIEW:  “The Stranger in a Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom.  What would you do if you encountered God, seemingly the same as any other person, and He offered to save your life as ...

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