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Michael W. Smith misses flight, talks Jesus to Uber driver

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Michael W. Smith recently shared how a “divine interruption” led him to a surprise conversation with an Uber driver who truly needed to hear the gospel. It’s a powerful story about how ...

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Movies to get your red, white and blue on

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July is what I call Red-White-and Blue days of summer. This is when the themed t-shirts come out, there are red, white and blue hair ribbons and caps, plus corn on the ...

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‘We can’t save him:’ Randy Travis fought back from coma

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At Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, you might say the voice of Randy Travis still lingers on stage. Backstage Randy and his wife, Mary, admire his many photographs with country music friends. Asked ...

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America’s Got Talent to aliens: July’s 5 family things

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Aliens aside, I’m always looking for something to watch with my children that doesn’t involve animation, superheroes, princesses or sports stars. Those four categories are great, but they’ve slowly become my kids’ ...

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Is an artificial intelligence Antichrist possible?

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There was a time when most of humanity could envision some occupations that would be replaced by machines, technology or artificial intelligence. Working as a fashion model probably wasn’t one of them. ...

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MTV to add ‘gender fluid’ contestants to dating show

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MTV, the network that has lost 50% of its viewers, is trying to lure more eyes to its dating show. For the first time in the history of dating shows on television, ...

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‘Hamilton’ could be a story for today’s political climate

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Forgiveness. The unimaginable. We can all relate to being forgiven, asking someone for forgiveness, and waiting to be forgiven. It’s a surprising and potent message that wraps up the Broadway production of ...

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Actors can’t replace previous star power of Men in Black

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When Columbia Pictures dropped rising star Will Smith and respected veteran actor Tommy Lee Jones into the original Men in Black film in 1997, it immediately became a family favorite. The family-friendly feel continued ...

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Aladdin’ star Naomi Scott says her Christian faith is ‘part of who I am’

Naomi Scott, who plays Princess Jasmine in the new live-action remake of the Disney classic “Aladdin,” said this month she doesn’t know how she would be able to navigate the ups and downs ...

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June streaming includes two kinds of superheroes

Superheroes are ultra-popular movie themes these days, but they’re also often ultra-violent and, sometimes, profane. They’re also loved by young children, even if the kids never have watched one and even though ...

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New book explores unique spiritual history of Kansas City

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Have you ever wondered about the spiritual destiny of cities? Kansas City has a unique spiritual history. A new book, The Spiritual Roots of Kansas City: Discovering the Past to Shape Our Future, ...

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‘Darkest Hour’ a great film to honor WWII sacrifice

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Just in time for Flag Day and the commemoration of D-Day, the movie Darkest Hour is finding new fans. It’s a suspense filled historical drama about British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s handling ...

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Clint Eastwood turns 89, shares plane crash story

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Clint Eastwood, the longtime actor and director, revealed something that many people don’t know about him. After high school, Eastwood, 89, moved to Seattle and worked as a lifeguard before he was ...

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How ‘Game of Thrones’ is part of human trafficking problem

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International evangelist and author, Christine Caine, has boldly suggested that people can put an end to sex trafficking by abstaining from watching pornography and TV shows like HBO’s Game of Thrones. “I’ll ...

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‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ joins ‘Les Miserables’ for June movie spotlight

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The Secret Life of Pets was the fourth-highest grossing film of 2016 and one of the most family-friendly, too, with plenty of laughs and life lessons for parents and children. Its sequel ...

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What contributes to 60% of divorces?

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Every generation has faced sexual temptation and engaged in sexual sin, says author and national radio host Dr. Michael Brown. And that fact is causing divorces. But what is new is the ...

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Deaf child’s impact on world subject of film ‘In a Silent World’

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The documentary In a Silent World is now available on Amazon Prime Video. The 90-minute film, by filmmaker Donald Boggs, chronicles the emotional journey of hearing parents, Marshall and Terry Lawrence, as they navigate an unknown culture ...

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Rocker Ozzy Osbourne visits Ark Encounter for TV show

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Staff at the Ark Encounter in Kentucky had a chance to share a Biblical view of creation with Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne and his son, Jack. The pair visited The Ark ...

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Stephen Curry film: Love over hate after Emanuel Church massacre

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Four years ago, 21-year-old Dylann Roof walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina. He sat down for a Bible study, then shot and killed nine people. His goal was ...

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Lecrae partners with Prison Fellowship for prison outreach

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Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae is used to playing sold-out arena shows. But he took a gig in a rather unusual venue last month — Carol S. Vance Unit prison in Fort Bend ...

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Tolkien: the fellowship behind the fantasy

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For J.R.R. Tolkien, life began as a child running through hill and heather with a stick in his hand, filling his world with knights and dragons and forgotten quests. For  Tolkien, this ...

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Will political correctness kill classic films?

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The rise of political correctness can be seen across movie screens this weekend. “The Hustle,” a gender-swap remake of 1988’s “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” rails against the patriarchy between sight gags. “Avengers: Endgame” ...

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Felicity Huffman, in tears, pleads guilty in college bribery scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman, known for her role in Desperate Housewives, broke down in tears in federal court in Boston Monday, as she pleaded guilty to a scheme to boost her daughter’s SAT scores. ...

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Singer Mark Schultz headlines benefit concert May 7 for women’s clinic

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Many people don’t realize that popular Christian singer Mark Schultz was adopted. The Dove Award winner  has a passion for babies, moms and adoption and believes that giving to orphans in need ...

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Recent album releases provide a variety of good listening opportunities

Some recent album releases by popular artists offer some new opportunities for listening as well as worship music. Some tracks are better than others, but there is plenty to like, and many ...

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