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Jim Bakker hosting TV show, selling survivalist gear from Missouri Ozarks

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Former television evangelist Jim Bakker continues to live in the Missouri Ozarks and preparing for the end times. He is promoting survivalist gear and books about the apocalypse on his website almost ...

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Persecuted Christians In Nigeria long for return of Donald Trump

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Donald Trump may be facing headwinds within the Republican Party after the midterm elections, but in the killing fields of Nigeria, embattled Christians long for his return. “Since [Trump] left office, there is ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley criticizes vote to impose union contract on railroad workers

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Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley was not pleased with the U.S. Senate’s Thursday vote to impose a new union contract on railroad workers. The Senate passed the bill 80-15 to put the ...

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Fatherhood changes men’s brains according to MRI scans

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MRI studies find that children alter the brains of men who enter fatherhood. The time fathers devote to child care every week has tripled over the past 50 years in the United States. ...

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Arrested “gender-fluid” Biden official graduated from Kansas State

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Sam Brinton, the “gender-fluid” Biden administration nuclear official arrested for theft, has local ties. He was born in Iowa and graduated from Kansas State University. Brinton, deputy assistant secretary of the Office ...

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Senate rejects religious protections as it passes Marriage Act

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The U.S. Senate has rejected amendments to protect religious freedom as it approved the controversial Respect for Marriage Act. Twelve Republicans, including several who are retiring like Missouri’s Roy Blunt, joined 49 ...

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For first time since the Dark Ages, Christians are a minority in England

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Christians are now a minority in England and Wales. The startling revelation comes from the most recent census figures and marks the first time since the 7th century in the midst of ...

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Biden administration declines to appeal court decision in medical conscience case

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The Biden administration has decided not to appeal a court ruling that medical professionals cannot be forced to perform abortions and gender-transition procedures that violate their religious beliefs. At issue was the ...

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Day of mourning for baby killed live on NPR covering abortion

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A leading pro-life group will hold a Day of Mourning after a live abortion was broadcast on an NPR radio show. The commemoration will honor the baby killed in the abortion that ...

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Merriam-Webster names “gaslighting” its 2022 word of the year

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After a contentious political season, Merriam-Webster has selected “gaslighting” as its word of the year for 2022. The official definition is the psychological manipulation of a person, usually over an extended period of time, ...

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Arab Christian “hero of Israel” remembered for protecting Orthodox Jew against terror attack            

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Jews and Christians alike are honoring the memory of a “hero of Israel,” an Arab Christian who while confronting a terrorist in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak near Tel ...

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2023 Area Adoption and Life Ministry Wish List

Increased costs for this year’s Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations on family budgets remain in the news. Donations to nonprofits are especially important as they have adjusted their budget and next year’s budget ...

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Home values drop, new construction down 60 percent

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Home real estate prices continue to drop but there could be much more to come, data and economists say. The median home price has dropped by about 7 percent since its peak ...

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Five reasons for helping others on Giving Tuesday

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While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are about buying gifts for self and family, Giving Tuesday shifts the focus to giving to total strangers. World Vision shared five reasons why it is ...

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Summit Christian Academy soccer team finishes second in Missouri Class 1 playoffs

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Summit Christian Academy has just completed its best season ever in boys soccer. The Lee’s Summit school was the runner-up in the Missouri Class 1 playoffs. St. Francis Borgia beat the Eagles ...

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‘Dangerous legislation’: Franklin Graham talks about ‘Respect for Marriage Act’

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Franklin Graham is calling on Americans to contact their senators, warning them that the so-called “Respect for Marriage Act” legislation would fail to protect individuals with the traditional concept of marriage. “The ...

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U.S. may retrofit cheap bombs to plentiful rockets allowing Ukraine to strike deep

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The Pentagon could soon supply Ukraine with inexpensive bombs fitted onto rockets that are widely available. The move would allow Ukraine to hit targets far behind Russian lines as the West faces ...

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More now identify as nondenominational than Southern Baptist

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More Christians now attend nondenominational churches than Southern Baptist congregations, the 2020 U.S. Religion Census found. The newly released study shows that over the past decade, the number of adherents in Southern ...

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Tim Allen under fire for comment in new Santa Clauses series

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Comedian Tim Allen, who reprises his iconic role in the new streaming series, The Santa  Clauses, us under attack. Allen, who has not been shy about the state of culture and how ...

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Elon Musk may reveal internal documents over Twitter censoring Biden laptop story

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Elon Musk says he may reveal the internal Twitter discussions by the prior board concerning censorship of the Hunter Biden laptop story. The news comes as media outlets, including CBS News, belatedly ...

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Popular Missouri Turkey survives another Thanksgiving

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A 25-pound turkey near West Plains may be the luckiest bird in Missouri this Thanksgiving. Blissfully unaware of a turkey’s traditional Thanksgiving contribution, Peepers isn’t afraid of human interaction. The sizable fowl has ...

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Author Larry Tomczak shares 10 blessings for which to be thankful this year

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Thanksgiving is about much more than just family, food and football. It’s about blessings. “As Christians, we always want to cultivate thankfulness in our lives,” Christian author Larry Tomczak said. “Recall how ...

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People let you down. Show mercy and move on

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As the holidays are in full swing, many find themselves in the company of others who may be the source of a past transgression or hurt. People let other people down. Here’s ...

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When Christmas giving is smart and when it isn’t

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With the Christmas season upon us, thoughts are turning to the matter of gifts and giving. Such matters generally invoke joy in people of all ages, but not always. Sometimes we give ...

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Visitors around the world enjoying close-up look at Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel painting

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The famous Sistine Chapel ceiling has taken its show on the road. People from Australia to Mexico, Shanghai to New York, and more than 60 cities in between are enjoying a close-up ...

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