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People seeking God during pandemic, according to leader of online ministry

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The global pandemic has people searching for answers, and many of them are looking to God, according to a leading online ministry. “Fear is a natural response to a situation like this ...

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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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Hobby Lobby responds to criticism for staying open during coronavirus crisis

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The Christian-owned retailer Hobby Lobby is trusting God and taking necessary precautions during the coronavirus pandemic, CEO David Green wrote to the company’s employees. “While we do not know for certain what ...

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Operation BBQ and Plowboys help employees

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Local restaurants have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic and are looking for creative ways to help both their employees and the community. Plowboys Barbeque is responding in classic Kansas City ...

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‘Better call Bob’ Hamilton running as a conservative for U.S. Senate, but tweets show something else

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“Better call Bob” is a familiar phrase to people living in the Kansas City metro. The line is from commercials promoting Bob Hamilton – a plumbing, heating, cooling and air-conditioning repair company. ...

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Arrest warrant issued for Florida megachurch pastor who ignored virus orders

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A Florida TV station is reporting that an arrest warrant has been issued for the pastor of a Tampa megachurch. Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne is facing charges after refusing to close its doors ...

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A view from Israel: Trump leadership leads to high approval ratings

President Trump has been accused of almost everything – from colluding with the Russians, to withholding money from Ukraine in a quid pro quo, and, most recently, downplaying the coronavirus threat in ...

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When you care enough: Hallmark Cards donating two million greeting cards

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Hallmark Cards is donating two million free greeting cards to encourage people to send to friends, family and others who now, more than ever, need to feel loved and supported. The company ...

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The story behind ‘It is Well With My Soul’

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Since its creation, millions have turned to “It is Well With My Soul” for comfort. The hymn,  written by Horatio G. Spafford, remains one of the most beloved songs of all time ...

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Attorney General and grocers association tackle price gouging

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Grocery store employees across the nation are going the extra mile to remain open and serve customers during the coronavirus pandemic. However, consumers are being asked to report any incidents of price ...

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Participation in Kansas KidWind Challenge quadruples, then gets cancelled due to COVID-19

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Many Kansas students were happy when school was cancelled, but others were disappointed. Among the latter were the many students across the state that were involved in the Kansas KidWind Challenge. Now, ...

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While elective surgeries banned, some states still prioritize abortion

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A growing number of states have banned elective surgeries in order to focus all resources on fighting the coronavirus. Some abortion providers and states, however, have determined abortion to be an essential ...

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Missouri National Guard called up, begins deployment

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Missouri’s National Guard has is being mobilized across the state. Governor Mike Parson Friday signed the executive order to begin the full call up of the Missouri National Guard to assist with ...

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Chart of current coronavirus cases and deaths in U.S.

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Here’s the current number of coronavirus cases and deaths across the United States. As of March 28. USA State Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths New Deaths Active Cases Source New York ...

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State Department working to bring home 50,000 stranded Americans

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It’s unprecedented in American history – an “airlift” to rescue and bring home U.S. citizens stranded overseas by the coronavirus. State Department officials are working to bring more than 50,000 Americans after ...

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Ford, GMC, Honda to re-open plants in April

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Ford Motors is going back to work. The company announced Thursday that it is restarting production in April of its most profitable vehicles. The move is to generate cash that has been ...

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Church reports 34 coronavirus cases among staff and members

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A coronavirus outbreak at one church underscores the importance of social distancing for local congregations. First Assemblies of God Church in Greers Ferry, Ark., has reported 34 cases of the illness with ...

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Gospel for Asia changing lives with clean water

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A sobering new report released today by Gospel for Asia in the wake of World Water Day reveals that two billion people globally are struggling to find enough water to survive. MINISTRY UPDATE ...

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Our readers share their binge-worthy entertainment

We are listing alternate activities for our readers since events are cancelled across the country. Like you, we are getting accustomed to the new normal. We asked our readers to give us ...

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‘Church at the Drive-In’ idea is revived

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Churches across Missouri are finding creative ways to stay connected with their members, and one idea is by holding church at the drive-in theatre. Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Potosi is meeting ...

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Churches find creative way to serve their communities during coronavirus pandemic

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Churches across the nation are helping their neighbors by finding simple but creative ways to serve communities during the pandemic, according to Christianity Today. Ed Stetzer, the Billy Graham Chair of Church, ...

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US Military deploys 200 troops to New York

President Donald Trump is deploying more than 200 military troops to New York. Medical personnel from the 531st Hospital Center at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, will arrive in the city Thursday to assist ...

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Photo of Jewish and Muslim EMTs in Israel goes viral

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An image of two EMTs is going viral after it was snapped in Israel. The photo, captured on Wednesday,  caught the remarkable sight of two emergency workers — one a Jew, the ...

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Ultimate sacrifice: Priest dies after giving respirator to younger patient

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Sacrificial love was on display this week after an Italian priest infected with COVID-19 died after giving his respirator to a stranger. Newsweek reports that Father Don Giusseppe Berardelli, who was hospitalized in ...

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Deal reached on Senate coronavirus bill

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U.S. Senate leaders and the White House reached an agreement on a $2 trillion relief bill amid the COVID-19 pandemic, White House official Eric Ueland said shortly after midnight on Wednesday. “Ladies ...

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