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Jerry Falwell Jr. criticized for reopening dorms at Liberty University     

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Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, has made the controversial decision to allow students to move back into campus dorms despite the coronavirus threat. “The university has decided to move most ...

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Free educational resources for homeschooling during crisis

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With schools shut down, many parents are being thrust into the brave new world of homeschooling for the first time. Free help and resources are available from several Christian organizations. One company, ...

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Chiefs’ Andy Reid pens letter to family of pastor who died just before Super Bowl

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One of the most exciting weekends of Pastor Michael O’Donnell’s life ended in tragedy last month when he died in Miami shortly before the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV. READ: Pastor dies ...

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Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy because of sex abuse claims

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The Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection because of numerous sex abuse lawsuits. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Del. sets in motion what ...

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ANALYSIS: What the new federal education reform means for communities

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A sweeping overhaul of federal education funding has been proposed that, according to the Trump administration, would return decision-making power to states, school boards and teachers. It also gives students more pathways ...

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Kansas City area Christian schools plan open house dates

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If you are in the Kansas City region, you know that open houses have begun for area private Christian and parochial schools. Check out these open house dates for upcoming events and ...

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Education Secretary DeVos touts scholarship program

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promoted a proposed federal scholarship program during a visit to Missouri this week. The Education Freedom Scholarship would allow individuals and businesses to receive a federal tax credit ...

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Rally at Capitol will celebrate school choice

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A variety of education options will come together to celebrate educational freedom and school choice at a rally at the Kansas Statehouse at noon on Thursday, Jan. 30. The rally is the ...

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Holocaust survivor: “I must tell you.”

“You wouldn’t believe it. I want you to know the history.” Her brown eyes welled. “When I went to see our [Holocaust] museum in Washington, I must tell you, they did a ...

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Missouri considers bill allowing College of the Ozarks to hire on-campus police

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A House committee early this week will consider whether to allow College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo., to hire police officers for on-campus security. The Private College Campus Protection Act ...

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Numerous events planned in Missouri to commemorate School Choice Week

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Gov. Mike Parson has declared Jan. 26-Feb. 1 as School Choice Week in Missouri. In addition, the counties of Newton, Schuyler and Benton and the cities of St. Peters, Wentzville, Dixon, Moscow Mills, Des Peres and Moline Acres issued proclamations recognizing ...

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800 real men to gather for huge choir

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A Kansas college will host over 800 young men Jan. 30 for the Real Men Sing vocal workshop. Bethany College, located in Lindsborg, Kan. and part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in ...

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How school choice has helped our families: A letter from two charter school parents

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We each make thousands of decisions in our lives, from large (Should I get married, and to whom?) to small (Should I have that extra slice of pie?). But one of the ...

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University of Missouri ends relationship with Confucius Institute

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The University of Missouri is cutting ties with the controversial Confucius Institute. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley has been critical of the relationship, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported. “These Confucius Institutes are, in ...

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Students talk to President about religious discrimination

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While it was virtually ignored in the news this week, students, teachers, coaches and religious freedom activists with diverse faith backgrounds visited the White House to talk about religious discrimination and intimidation. ...

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Christian college fair features schools from 17 states

Christian colleges from across the nation will gather in Kansas City February 29 for the Annual Midwest Christian College Expo. For the 22nd year, the college fair will feature Christian colleges and ...

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University of Missouri loses donation after ignoring wishes of libertarian donor

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Sherlock Hibbs, who graduated from the University of Missouri, gave his alma mater $5 million to teach free-market economics. Because MU did not honor his wishes for the donation, most of that ...

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The 2019 Top 10 Family-Friendly Film List

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It’s not easy finding a film the whole family can watch, but 2019 gave us several movies that fit in that unique category. Some – like The Pilgrim’s Progress – should be ...

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Incoming Missouri House education chair is supporter of school choice

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Proponents of school choice again will have an ally in Jefferson City during the 2020 legislative session. The new Missouri House education committee chairman is focused on educational choice and says the ...

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Christ Prep football is national champion for second year

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For the second year in a row, Christ Prep Academy,  of Lenexa, Kansas. has won the National Homeschool Football Association Championship. Going in to this years’ tournament with a No. 1 ranking ...

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Gift makes free college available to all students for next 25 years

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Students in Neodesha, Kan. are celebrating after a local resident has ensured they can each attend college or trade school for free. The city is now the first “Promise” community of Kansas, ...

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Teacher suspended after segregating students on political, religious and LGBT views

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After high school students reported they were segregated based on their political and religious views, officials have suspended the North Carolina teacher who did it. Spanish teacher Julia Lopp at South Johnson ...

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Evangel University receives Torah scroll that survived Holocaust

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A Christian university and seminary is thankful for the donation of a Torah scroll for use in research and academic studies. The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary of Evangel University was recently ...

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University of Missouri backs off ultimatum made to The Crossing church after sermon controversy

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The fallout continues from the decision by Ragtag Cinema and the True/False Film Festival in Columbia to cut ties with The Crossing church because of a recent sermon about gender. The University ...

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New Center for Biblical Studies opens at Midwestern Seminary

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A new center designed to aid individuals with their study of the scriptures has opened in Kansas City. The Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern Seminary opened October 3, offering another significant resource ...

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