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Jury convicts former KU professor of hiding ties to Chinese government

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Feng Tao, a former professor at the University of Kansas, has been convicted of hiding his ties to the Communist Chinese government. A federal jury found him guilty of three counts of ...

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“I’m trying to glorify God,” says Masters champion Scottie Scheffler

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Golfer Scottie Scheffler seemingly came out of nowhere this year to earn the No. 1 ranking in the world. On Sunday, he won the prestigious Masters tournament. In a news conference after ...

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Faith changed the lives of Kansas Jayhawks teammates

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Several Christian players played a role in the Kansas Jayhawks defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels to win the NCAA basketball national championship this week. For them, faith made a difference even ...

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“Build My Life” ranked as top worship song last year

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“Build My Life” by Pat Barrett was the most popular worship song of 2021, according to research by Faithlife. The church technology company reviewed 2.7 million songs that churches sang and 91,000 ...

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More Holocaust survivors flee Ukraine to Israel

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Holocaust survivors are among the thousands of Ukrainian Jews seeking refuge in Israel. They are now part of a mass Ukrainian refugee crisis that has seen almost 5 million flee their homes, ...

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Faithlife TV is for Christians interested in ‘digging into Scripture’

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For most streaming services, entertainment is the primary goal. Think Amazon Prime or even YouTube. Then there’s Faithlife TV Plus. It’s a relatively new streaming service that – yes – wants to ...

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Media honors Fox reporter Ben Hall as he describes injuries

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Media outlets around the world are speaking of the sacrifice made by a Fox News correspondent in his coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Benjamin Hall sustained serious injuries several weeks ...

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Elon Musk’s investment in Twitter may help restore free speech

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Twitter has suspended the accounts of numerous Christian and conservative leaders in recent months. Some are optimistic that its policies may change with entrepreneur Elon Musk becoming its largest shareholder and joining ...

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The story of Pesakh (Passover) and why it matters

Pesakh (Passover) begins on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan. This year, that is April 15. The name “Pesakh” (PAY-sahkh, with a “kh” as in the Scottish “lokh”) comes ...

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“This is misisonary work”: Tar Heels coach Davis puts faith above basketball

North Carolina basketball coach Hubert Davis was excited to have his team in last weekend’s Final Four, but sports are not the most important thing in his life. Davis, who is in ...

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Pastors enjoy Holy Land visit after Israel lifts travel restrictions

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A visit to the Holy Land helps the Bible come alive for pastors and serves as a transformative moment. Not just for them, but for their congregations benefitting when they return. After ...

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Students First Initiative promotes transparency in Missouri schools

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Transparency in schools has become a hotly debated topic across the nation. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt this week announced the launch of the Students First Initiative. Its goal is to create ...

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Almost 92 percent of national Congressional seats contested as Missouri, Florida decide redistricting

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The only states as of April 5 without new legislative and congressional districts in place for 2022 elections are Florida, New Hampshire, and Missouri. On April 4, Maryland became the 47th state to formally ...

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7 things to know about SCOTUS judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

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Here are seven things to know about Supreme Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. 1. Jackson’s legal background The 51-year-old judge clerked for Justice Stephen G. Breyer — whose seat she fills at ...

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Church attendance has plateaued even as COVID restrictions disappear

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Church attendance nationwide has leveled off as more congregations have lifted COVID-19 meeting restrictions and safety precautions, according to a Pew Research Center study. In July 2020, a few months after the ...

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‘May God make a miracle’: Millions flee Ukraine with prayers for war’s end

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A 17-year-old refugee took a stroll down a main thoroughfare after escaping the shelling in his hometown of Zhtomyr, Ukraine. During a casual walk through an older part of the city, the ...

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5 Passover movies not to miss this month

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Passover is observed each year by the Jewish community to remember and celebrate the exodus of the Israelites from their slavery in Egypt. Also known as Pesach, Passover is a major Jewish ...

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CU Rise campaign is Good News for Harvard, Yale, Princeton and other Ivy League schools

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Christian students at ten of the nation’s most influential universities are being challenged to share the gospel more boldly, strategically, and frequently than ever. The effort is called “CU Rise,” and is ...

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Missouri Sen. Blunt says he will vote against Supreme Court nominee

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Both of Missouri’s senators now are on the record as saying they will vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying he disagrees with her judicial stance. “My sense ...

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Former Disney child star Cole Sprouse outs company’s sexualization of actors

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As criticism from within and without Disney grows over its objection to Florida’s anti-sexual grooming law, former Disney child star Cole Sprouse says he saw the sexualization of children first-hand. Sprouse, now ...

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Christian leaders question Fox News hiring Caitlyn Jenner

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Some Christian leaders are criticizing Fox News for hiring Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympic athlete previously known as Bruce Jenner. Tomi Lahren, who hosts “No Interruption” on the streaming service Fox Nation, ...

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond endorses Vicky Hartzler for Senate

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Former Missouri Sen. Kit Bond has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary. “Missourians deserve a senator who knows how to get things done,” he said. “Vicky has shown during her ...

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Franklin Graham calls on Putin, Zelenskyy to hold ceasefire during Easter week

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The war in Ukraine drags on, even as Easter week quickly approaches. Last week, Franklin Graham wrote Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, requesting a ceasefire from the war ...

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Airbnb ends operations in Russia, Belarus

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Four weeks after it initially said it would suspend operations in Russia, Airbnb has made good on its promise. Reservations starting on or after April 4 have been canceled, the company says ...

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USDA expects food prices to increase by 5 percent this year

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With warm weather on the way, families may want to think about growing some of their own food. Prices are expected to rise by 5 percent this year. That would be the ...

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