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Man sues police after ticket for speaking on abortion in public space

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A man who was ticked by police and told to stop speaking to people about his pro-life views is now suing the city of Portland, Ore., for $300,000. This past June, 2019, ...

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Proposed Kansas City conversion therapy ban goes to full council for vote on November 14

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The Kansas City Council on November 14 will vote on a proposed ban on so-called gay conversion therapy after a committee passed it unanimously. “The hearing on Ordinance 190902 was heard in ...

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After pressure to cast transgender Juliet, Columbia University prof resigns

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A Columbia University professor says he quit his tenured position in the theater department because the Ivy League school is “on its way toward full-blown communism,” an ideology he escaped when he ...

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James goes to school as a boy, despite mother’s bid to transition him

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A little boy from Texas, caught in the middle of a bitter custody battle that made national headlines when it was revealed his mother was forcing him to transition him into a ...

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Actress Patricia Heaton cautions Kanye West about challenges of living out faith in Hollywood

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Kanye West’s newfound faith has been embraced by some and criticized by others (including some in the church). Actress Patricia Heaton recently cautioned him about what lies ahead. She told The Christian ...

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Sexuality issues again dominate agenda at recent United Methodist Church Judicial Council meeting

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Sexuality seems to be the one topic that never goes away for the United Methodist Church. Earlier this year, the church’s top court upheld much of the Traditional Plan, strengthening the denomination’s ...

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Christian comedian John Crist cancels all shows after sexual misconduct allegations

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After sexual harassment allegations against Christian comedian John Crist, Netflix has pulled a stand-up special by the comedian. Crist’s comedy often focuses on his faith and an often sarcastic, yet hilarious, critique ...

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Austin school district to teach sodomy to 8-year-olds, use gender-neutral names for parents

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Children as young as 8-years-old will learn how to engage in sodomy, after the Austin, Texas school district voted to approve a new sex education program. The instructions will include how to ...

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Male runner named conference “Female Athlete of the Week”

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Another biological male identifying as female has taken accolades in women’s sports. But this time, it wasn’t even acknowledged that the runner was a transgender female, not a biological female. The Big ...

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Cambridge professor defends Gospels, challenges British public to rethink Jesus

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A leading theologian has claimed there is compelling evidence for the reliability of the Gospels, and spoken directly to the growing public perception of those who doubt Jesus’ existence. Peter Williams, Principal ...

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Singer Kirk Franklin announces boycott of Dove Awards over racial injustice

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The culture war over racial justice has spilled over to the Dove Awards. Singer Kirk Franklin this week announced that he is boycotting Trinity Broadcasting Network, the Gospel Music Association, the Dove ...

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‘Cancel culture’ forces church to stop screening of Jordan Peterson documentary

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The “Cancel Culture” is beginning to come after churches. The latest example is a documentary about Jordan Peterson, Ph.D., a Canadian professor who has become well known for his stances against political ...

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Man who thinks he’s a woman loses case against salon that refused to wax his genitals

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In a surprise victory for Christian-owned Canadian businesses, a tribunal has ruled against a transgender who had taken a woman to court after she refused to wax his genitals in her home ...

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Columbia theater and film festival breaks ties with The Crossing church over gender teaching

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The True False Film Festival and Ragtag Cinema in Columbia have broken ties with The Crossing Church because of disagreement over a sermon about gender. “After ten years… Ragtag Film Society must ...

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Seminar offered clarity, hope on sexuality issues

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As the old saying goes, when all else fails, try reading the instructions. This is especially true for human sexuality issues in today’s culture. “We find ourselves very confused in 2019,” said ...

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‘When I was a woman, I wasn’t free.’ Man now regrets gender re-assignment surgery, warns others

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A Christian man is calling for more caution from medical and mental health services after undergoing irreversible gender re-assignment surgery, which he now bitterly regrets. His story represents a stark warning to ...

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Consumers are dying to explore new funeral options

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A funeral in the 21st Century has less to do with faith and more to do with the personal preferences of the deceased and their loved ones. That is one of the ...

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Conservative Methodist association votes to split denomination over homosexuality stance

Adam Hamilton, pastor of the local Church of the Resurrection, recently predicted a coming schism in the United Methodist Church because of its stance on homosexuality. His prediction already may be coming ...

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Pro-life Democratic lawmaker shows that political labels don’t always apply

A state lawmaker from Louisiana is ignoring the official position of the Democrat Party Platform that seeks to guarantee abortions at any time, for any reason, and virtually – for any age. ...

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College students want Columbus Day replaced

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Should Columbus be relegated to the trash heap of history? A new poll finds that 4 in 5 college students support dropping the the holiday that honors the Christian explorer in favor ...

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Missouri city bans gay conversion therapy for minors

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The Columbia, Mo., City Council voted unanimously earlier this week to ban on “gay conversion therapy” for minors. The vote came after testimony from a doctor, a parent and several people who ...

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‘Man of God’ headband will not result in fine for NFL linebacker

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A “Man of God” headband will not result in a huge fine for NFL player Demario Davis. The New Orleans Saints linebacker had been threatened by the League with one for the ...

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Couples now can marry at Helzberg Diamond stores but beware the ‘ordained pastor’

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“I am loved” has long been the marketing slogan for Helzberg Diamonds, which is based in North Kansas City. The company has taken customer service to a new level by enabling couples ...

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Star Wars’ Mark Hamill blasted for attacking Ivanka Trump’s 3-year-old son

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“Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill continues to be roundly criticized on social media for his response to Ivanka Trump and her son after she posted her youngest child in a Stormtrooper costume. The ...

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#WalkAway campaign finds thousands leaving Democrat Party

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A new movement sweeping the nation finds that thousands of people are leaving the Democrat Party. For many it means leaving behind hyper-partisan acquaintances, friends, and even some family members. It’s an ...

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