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Push to make Sunday a sabbath day of rest gains support

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It’s not just nostalgia. Many pandemic-weary souls want to make Sunday a day of rest again. In a hit song two decades ago, country music group Rascal Flatts offered banjo-tinged commentary on ...

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Update on Missouri congressional redistricting battle

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After more than 50 hours of the record-breaking filibuster on the Senate floor, the seven conservative caucus members are taking a break. That’s because Republican leadership has said there will be no ...

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This Muslim NBA player is holding sports industry accountable over China

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“I will bring the team toughness, post moves, rebounding, everything. I will try to do everything to make it to the playoffs,” a young Enes Kanter Freedom stated after becoming the third ...

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Josh Duggar will face sentencing in April for child porn conviction

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Former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who was convicted last year of federal child pornography charges, will appear in court for sentencing in April. Duggar was featured on TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting.” ...

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Amazon removes BLM over fraud, transparency issues

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Black Lives Matter has been removed from the charity platform of Amazon as state investigations ramp up over fraud issues.  Shoppers on AmazonSmile will no longer be able to select BLM as ...

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Local forecasters get do-over as Winter Storm Warning issued

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Local weather forecasters got it horribly wrong during the last winter storm warning. Just weeks ago they forecast up to 12 inches of snow locally yet just 2-4 fell across most of ...

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Lawsuit against Kansas redistricting represented by Clinton election lawyer

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Kansas Democrats are suing to strike down the new 2022 redistricting plan just passed by the Republican-controlled Kansas legislature. The lawsuit has a connection to Hillary Clinton. The complaint was filed on ...

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80-year-old nun sentenced for stealing from school to pay for gambling

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An 80-year-old nun said she has seen the error of her ways after being sentenced to federal prison for stealing $835,000 from the school where she worked to support her gambling habits. ...

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Rep. Jason Smith will seek reelection instead of joining crowded Senate race

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Smith is a common name but it won’t be on the ballot for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Missouri. Rep. Jason Smith is telling colleagues he wants to be ...

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My Pillow bank account canceled

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My Pillow is once again the target of cancel culture. This time, Heartland Financial’s Minnesota Bank & Trust has notified CEO Mike Lindell they are closing his business account. Lindell revealed in ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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The race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri heated up on Saturday when Sen. Josh Hawley endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler. The announcement came during the state Republican party’s Lincoln ...

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“Worse than Watergate”: Clinton campaign spied on Trump, federal investigators say

A technology executive was paid to spy on former President Donald Trump’s residences and the White House when Trump was president, according to Special Counsel John Durham’s team of federal investigators. Trump ...

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Rams and Bengals coaches, players: two stories of faith

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While the LA Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday night’s Super Bowl, some players and coaches kept a faith over football perspective leading up to the game. Cincinnati Head Coach Zach ...

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Missouri Senate to reconvene Tuesday as fight over redistricting continues

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The Missouri Senate will reconvene Tuesday to resume debate on redistricting. Republicans are battling one another over a 6-2 map vs. a 7-1 map. That would be six congressional districts currently held ...

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Missouri Democratic Rep. Cori Bush won’t give up defunding police

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Missouri’s member of the Squad, Democratic Rep. Cori Bush of St. Louis, is standing firm on her commitment to defunding the police. “I always tell [fellow Democrats], ‘If you all had fixed ...

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“Not a religious person,” says Jerry Falwell Jr. in Vanity Fair interview

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Jerry Falwell Jr., the former president of Liberty University, recently talked about his fall from grace in “Vanity Fair” magazine. He said he is not a “religious person.” People think that “because ...

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National Marriage Week runs thru February 14

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National Marriage Week USA is taking place this week and will conclude on Valentine’s Day. “Even though our society doesn’t always recognize it, marriage is extremely beneficial,” said Erin Stevens, executive director ...

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Pro-life Missouri Senators will set record for longest filibuster ever as debate over redistricting goes on

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Today seven conservative, pro-life Missouri senators are setting a record for the longest filibuster in Missouri state history. It’s part of their effort to oppose 14 Senate Republicans who have sided with ...

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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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