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Tim Tebow teams with Samaritan’s Purse to help Afghans

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Samaritan’s Purse has partnered with Tim Tebow to bring aid to Afghans fleeing the Taliban. The effort is ramping up as more than 300,000 people are said to be on the move ...

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Chaucer, author of The Canterbury Tales, faces cancel culture

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Spying is a risky profession. For the 14th-century English undercover agent-turned-poet Geoffrey Chaucer, the dangers – at least to his reputation – continue to surface centuries after his death. In his July 2021 essay for ...

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In Moscow, Idaho, ‘Christian Reconstructionists’ thrive amid Evangelical turmoil

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Evangelical groups in the U.S. are facing dwindling numbers. And a messy cultural fight over the direction of the movement might serve to drive further defections. But while some of the largest Protestant denominations in ...

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Local college expansion threatens destruction of historic church

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The abandoned but historic Seventh Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Kan., stands in the way of a new educational center being built by KCK Community College. “This is probably the ...

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Sam Brownback warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan

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Former United States Ambassador Sam Brownback has issued a statement on the Biden administration handing Afghanistan over to the Taliban. Brownback served as the Trump administration’s ambassador for religious freedom around the ...

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Study: teachers at no greater risk of Covid hospitalization

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An exhaustive study out of Britain finds teachers are not at greater risk of hospitalization as a result of COVID-19 infection than the rest of the population. The study comes as the ...

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Concerned Women for America endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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Concerned Women for America has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate from Missouri. “She is a woman of great faith and deep conviction,” Penny Young Nance, ...

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Group pushes to legalize recreational marijuana use in Missouri

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Missouri could become the new Colorado if a newly filed ballot measure legalizing recreational use of marijuana passes. Legal Missouri 2022, a statewide coalition, filed the initiative seeking to legalize recreational marijuana ...

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Pro-life ‘heartbeat bill’ goes into effect in Texas

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A new pro-life law in Texas has gone into effect after the Supreme Court refused to consider a motion to block it. Senate Bill 8 prohibits doctors from performing abortions if a heartbeat ...

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Hurricane Ida damage likely to result in higher gas prices for Labor Day weekend

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Anyone planning to travel for Labor Day weekend can expect to pay more for gasoline. On top of Biden administration policies that have caused gas costs to rise, Hurricane Ida has shut ...

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Taliban executes Fawad Andarabi, Afghanistan’s version of John Denver

The Taliban has executed Afghanistan’s most famous singer. Fawad Andarabi, a national icon considered by some the country’s version of singer John Denver, was dragged from his home and shot in the head. ...

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Enrollment up in area religious schools where masks are optional

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Enrollment is increasing in several Kansas City-area schools without mask mandates. “Our enrollment is up again, which is obviously a huge blessing,” Janet Fogh, head of Maranatha Christian Academy in Shawnee, told ...

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Actress Angelina Jolie criticizes Biden administration’s handling of Afghanistan

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Actress Angelina Jolie, daughter of conservative activist Jon Voight, said she is ashamed of the way President Biden has handled the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. In an Instagram post, the A-list celebrity ...

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After preventing it, judge allows unvaccinated mom to see her son

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An Illinois judge on Monday reversed his earlier controversial decision to ban an unvaccinated mom from seeing her 11-year-old son. Cook County Judge James Shapiro had granted custody of the boy to ...

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Americans abandoned in Afghanistan as last U.S. troops leave

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Just weeks after President Joe Biden promised Americans no citizens would be left in Afghanistan, hundreds remain behind enemy lines as the last U.S. military plane took off at 11:59 p.m. Aug. ...

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VA Supreme Court: Public School wrongly suspended teacher who criticized gender rules

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The Virginia Supreme Court issued an order reaffirming that a school teacher was wrongly suspended for objecting to new gender pronoun policies in his school district. The ruling supports a lower court’s ...

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Missouri judge dismisses challenge to state’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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An attempt by the Biden administration to block Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act has failed. A Cole County judge sided with the state last week, the day before the new law was ...

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Christian schools outperforming public schools in academics, parent satisfaction

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The closing of many public schools during the pandemic has caused parents to take a closer look at how and where their children are being educated. Christian education is emerging as an ...

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Faith helps rookie Sam Ehlinger stay grounded in good times and bad

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Rookie quarterback Sam Ehlinger of the Indianapolis Colts never expected to find himself as a possible starter in his first NFL game. But he believes the adversity he already has faced has ...

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Eighty members of Congress call out Biden for violating abortion conscience laws

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A coalition of 21 senators and 63 members of the U.S. House have signed a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra saying the Biden administration ...

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Interstate highway system began in Missouri 65 years ago this month

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As Missouri celebrates its bicentennial this year, another milestone also is taking place. Lebanon, Mo., is considered the birthplace of the interstate highway system, which began 65 years ago this month. In ...

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“God’s Not Dead: We the People” will be shown in theaters in early October

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“God’s Not Dead: We the People,” the next installment in the popular “God’s Not Dead” film series, will be released in theaters as a Fathom Events showing on October 4-6. The trailer ...

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College students across nation offered resources to retain their faith

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The beginning of college is always a critical time in the spiritual lives of Christian students. More than half of students who are involved in church leave their faith when they go ...

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Football star Herschel Walker announces candidacy for U.S. Senate from Georgia

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Georgia will be a key battleground as Republicans attempt to retake the U.S. Senate in 2022. They picked up a high-profile candidate this week when former football star Herschel Walker announced his ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley one of many of legislators calling on Biden to resign

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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday called on President Joe Biden to resign after at least 13 U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan. “We must reject the falsehood peddled by a ...

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