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Rock music can glorify God, John Cooper of band Skillet says

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There is no conflict between Christian faith and rock music, said John Cooper of the Christian band Skillet. “I really don’t want to use scripture cavalierly, but I will throw some scriptures ...

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Woman planning to have abortion changes mind after watching “Lifemark”

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Actor Kirk Cameron, who will be speaking in Overland Park on Friday evening, said his pro-life film “Lifemark” has saved at least one life. “As a member of the family of faith, ...

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Lily Endowment announces grants to groups that help parents share their faith with children

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Organizations that help parents share their Christian faith and values with their children are invited to apply for grants from the Lily Endowment. The endowment will make available grants of up to ...

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Commentator Dennis Prager shares seven life lessons from book of Deuteronomy

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The book of Deuteronomy provides a roadmap of life lessons showing how to be a good person, radio host Dennis Prager said. “There is a word for the study of goodness and ...

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Queen Elizabeth, Billy Graham enjoyed friendship that stood the test of time

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After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, stories continue to come out not only about her strong faith but her close relationship with evangelist Billy Graham. “Her heart for service brought her ...

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Extra shot of prayer: Starbucks barista offers hope in drive-through

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Although Starbucks is not known for promoting faith, an Arkansas woman recently was moved to see a barista serve up some prayer to a customer. Tanya Hinsley was waiting in the Starbucks drive-thru ...

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Christian leaders respond to vice president’s latest comments about abortion and faith

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Christian leaders are taking issue with Vice President Kamala Harris’s recent comments that Americans do not have to “abandon their faith” to support abortion rights. “I say this, one does not have ...

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The Great Recital: Seven people will recite entire New Testament from memory this week

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Seven people are teaming up to recite the entire New Testament from memory, beginning on Tuesday. Tom Meyer, a professor of Bible studies from northern Kentucky, had the idea of bringing people ...

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Dallas Jenkins says Jesus would have used social media

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Jesus would have used social media to spread his message, the creator of “The Chosen” claims. “I do believe that Jesus would’ve used tools of the day to communicate,” Dallas Jenkins stated ...

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Survey: Generosity more common among church-going Christians

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Christians who attend church regularly are more likely to be taught and experience generosity in their own lives than non-Christians, according to a new Barna survey. The poll conducted of 2,016 adults ...

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Prayer effort to stop 110 million girls being forced into child marriage

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International aid agency, World Vision is calling for urgent action to prevent 110 million girls from being forced into child marriage by 2035. Its new report ‘Fighting for a Future’ has tracked ...

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Prophecies about 2020 election should be wake-up call, Christian author says

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As the midterm elections approach, Christian author Michael Brown says false prophecies about Donald Trump’s reelection should serve as a “wake-up call to the charismatic church.” Brown, whose columns often appear in ...

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FCA’s Oct. 12 Fields of Faith unites students

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Fields of Faith, an annual event sponsored by the Kansas City-based Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be held on October 12. The event is led by students. Peers invite their own classmates ...

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Why did early Christianity rise so rapidly?

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New religions appear all the time — nowhere more than in the United States — but very few ever achieve prominence and permanence. Christianity is a rare and dramatic case of a ...

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Former Christians report condition dubbed “rapture anxiety”

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As if people don’t have enough to worry about in today’s culture, a growing number of former Christians and others are struggling with what mental health professionals have called “rapture anxiety,” a ...

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This week in history: Tyndale burned at stake for printing Bibles

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William Tyndale, “Father of the English Bible,” was burned at the state in October 1536. How many Bibles do you have in your house? For most of us, Bibles are easily accessible, ...

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Majority of evangelicals believe everyone is born innocent: survey

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The overwhelming majority of U.S. evangelicals have accepted a view of human identity that aligns more with American society than the teaching of the Bible. The results are from a new survey ...

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Where are Missouri and Kansas in religious liberty state rankings?

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Missouri and Kansas do a fairly good job of protecting religious liberty, a new report finds. A survey by the Center for Religion, Culture and Democracy rated all 50 states on 11 ...

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PrayerFest Oct. 1 at Missouri State Capitol

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The Missouri State Capitol will be bathed in prayer Saturday during Missouri PrayerFest 2022. The event begins at 10am with a prayer walk inside the Capitol leading up to a prayer gathering ...

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“God’s Smuggler,” Brother Andrew dies at 94

Brother Andrew, famously known as “God’s Smuggler,” has died at the age of 94 at his home in the Netherlands, according to a family spokesperson. Born Anne Van der Bijl, the defender ...

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Shanah tovah, or happy New Year! The importance of the lunar calendar

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L’shanah Tovah to all! That’s Happy New Year! This week is Rosh Hashanah, or New Year, for the Jewish community. Marking the passage of a time and a new year is important. ...

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Extraordinary new documentary on Mother Teresa in theaters Oct. 3

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Mother Teresa — one of the most famous figures to emerge from the 20th century for her work helping the poor in India — is the focus of a new documentary that ...

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Gospel message at Queen’s funeral most heard and seen in history

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Billions of people around the world heard about the faith of the late Queen Elizabeth during her funeral on Monday. That means that more people heard the Gospel Monday than at any ...

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Prayer notes left at Western Wall collected for burial today

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Today the prayer notes left at the Western Wall in Jerusalem are being collected. They do this twice a year. Each little note, including those left by people on our yearly tours ...

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More revealing quotes from the Queen on Jesus, faith

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As Queen Elizabeth is laid to rest, more quotes and stories from her life are being remembered. Not only did she serve her nation as Queen but she also held the title ...

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