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From cotton to Congress, Sen. Tim Scott shares a positive vision

scott

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina is offering a message of hope despite the contentious political climate in the United States. “I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and my savior, ...

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Worldwide Bible sales increase during pandemic

bible sales

Although it’s hard to find positive news during the pandemic, it appears that more people are looking to God for answers. Lifeway Christian Resources, one of the world’s largest providers of Christian ...

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20 biggest news stories impacting Israel in 2020

israel, 2020

2020 was one for the ages – one of the strangest, most painful, most bizarre, yet most historic years in modern global history. This was certainly true in Israel and throughout the ...

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Legacy of Reinhard Bonnke: Ministry passes 80 million salvations

bonkke

When Reinhard Bonnke moved his family to the tiny Kingdom of Lesotho on the southern tip of Africa in 1967, he often struggled with small evangelistic meetings and meager results. Today, more ...

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How childhood play enriches education

play

When I was a kid, my parents let me play. I grew up homeschooled, so I had more time than other kids—the bulk of which was spent running wild. I did do ...

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Can employers require workers take a Covid vaccine?

employers vaccine

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency in charge of enforcing laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace, on Dec. 16 said that employers can require employees to get vaccinated before entering ...

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Release International expects increase in persecution of Christians in 2021

christians persecution

Release International, which supports persecuted Christians around the world, expects increased persecution in many nations in the coming year. The assessment comes after a review of 2020 and new policies put into ...

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The 10 best family-friendly movies of 2020

2020 movies

Even if 2020 was the worst year in recent history, it still produced dozens of inspiring and entertaining movies families can enjoy – including documentaries, dramas and comedies. Here are the 10 ...

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Obamacare plans will cover elective abortions in most states next year

obamacare abortions

More than two-thirds of health plans on Obamacare exchanges will cover elective abortions in 2021, according to the pro-life Charlotte Lozier Institute, “Due to the former Obama administration’s severe lack of transparency ...

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St. Louis Prosecutor Kim Gardner fights decision to remove her from McCloskey case

gardner

Kimberly Gardner, the controversial St. Louis circuit Circuit Court attorney, is appealing a judge’s decision to take her off the high-profile case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey. The couple was charged with ...

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Hawley will object to Electoral College vote for Biden, citing fraud and big tech

hawley shut up

Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has announced he will object to the Electoral College vote for Joe Biden on Jan. 6.  Hawley made the announcement Wednesday in a tweet, noting the evidence he ...

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Covid bill also requires Navy and FBI release data on UFOs

ufos

Was E.T. phoning home from the U.S. Capitol? Perhaps so as one of the most curious parts of the just-signed Coronavirus relief bill has to do with the Navy and UFOs. While ...

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Half of households with children concerned about food security for the next month

food insecurity

The new year would be a good time for churches and individuals to step up to help feed the hungry. Less than half of households with kids in the United State are ...

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Numbers are in: How Covid killed the box office

box office

CNBC reports that movie box office sales plummeted by 80% during 2020. The data, gathered by Comscore, found that U.S. revenues came in at just $2.28 billion, down from $11.4 billion in ...

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Pro-life Operation Rescue recognizes President Trump as its person of the year

pro-life cause

Although “Time” magazine selected Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as its persons of the year, Operation Rescue honored President Trump with its 2020 Person of the Year Malachi Award. The organization gives ...

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Kansans to ‘Rally and March for Life’ at state capitol Jan. 21

kansans life

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 21. This year’s theme is United for Mothers and Babies. The day will be full of ...

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Obama loses spot as “most admired man” to President Donald Trump

obama most admired

Barack Obama has been dethroned as America’s most admired man and many are saying it’s another clue into a 2020 election result that doesn’t align with polling. The Gallup polling organization asked ...

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Missouri education leaders tackle statewide teacher shortage

missouri teacher shortage

Missouri, facing an ongoing shortage of K-12 teachers, hopes to encourage the high school students of today to become the teachers of tomorrow. “They are sitting in our high schools today,” Dr. ...

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College student finds there is no mercy in today’s cancel culture

college student

It is one thing when, as an adult, you are held accountable for the choices you make, especially if you are unrepentant. It is another thing when, as a new college student, ...

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Poland to pass law protecting online speech from censorship

poland censorship

Online speech in Poland will be protected against big tech censorship under a new law. Polish Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro announced the ‘Act for the Freedom to Express One’s Views and ...

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Smuggling Bibles into North Korea stopped by Covid, new law

covid bibles

Since Covid caused the closure of the border between South and North Korea, Christian groups are finding it impossible to smuggle bibles to the north. Now that difficulty may be enshrined in ...

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End of the year is a good time for a financial review and tune-up

year finances

People who are home with a little free time between now and the end of the year may want to get a handle on personal finances for 2021. CBN News made these ...

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National Public Radio journalist charged in firebombing during BLM protest

A journalist with National Public Radio in Arkansas is among the four individuals charged for firebombing police vehicles during BLM protests in Little Rock. Renea Baek Goddard, 22, worked for KUAR Public ...

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Church distributes more than 40,000 Christmas meals

christmas meals

Christmas was brighter for many Joplin, Mo. families, thanks to volunteers at Hope City Church, who packed meals for those less fortunate. “In a season where it can be easy to give ...

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Operation Legend was rare success during deadly year in Kansas City

legend, kansas

Although 2020 was one of the most violent years in Kansas City history, the Trump administration’s Operation Legend was a bright spot. U.S. Attorney General William Barr named the federal anti-crime program ...

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