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As China buys American farmland, Pompeo says it is “greatest threat”

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Mike Pompeo, former U.S. secretary of state and Kansas congressman, is warning that the Chinese Communist Party is buying American farmland, with much of it near military bases, according to Fox News. ...

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Rising demand and record inflation drive crisis for food banks nationwide

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Rising inflation and increasing demand are squeezing food banks across the nation. “We own a fleet of semis,” says Mike Hoffman, inventory and logistics director at Midwest Food Bank, a Christian charity ...

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Yes, young adult, you can fly the American flag and be proud

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Many young people say they are not patriotic. It’s an important issue as we celebrate Flag Day on June 14. I want to say to these young adults: patriotism does not mean you condone ...

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What went wrong in America’s recycling efforts?

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In March 2019, The New York Times ran a shocking story exploring why many prominent US cities were abandoning their recycling programs. “Philadelphia is now burning about half of its 1.5 million residents’ recycling material in ...

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Is your chocolate produced by child slaves?

Chocolate makes for a perfect gift, a comforting snack and even a health food, thanks to its plentiful antioxidants. It is no surprise, then, that the chocolate industry garners billions of dollars each ...

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Another poll finds majority want most or all abortions banned

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More national polls are confirming that Americans want all or most abortions banned. The news may come as a shock to some who see the weekly protests of pro-choice activists reflecting that ...

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Russia invades Ukraine: Here’s how we got here

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This is a frightening moment. Russia has invaded Ukraine, the largest country in Western Euopre, and certainly those most frightened right now are the people of Ukraine. But violent aggression – a ...

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What Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter teach us about power

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My dad gave me J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Fellowship of the Ring, and the book awakened my mind and imagination in ways I didn’t fully understand at the time. For many years as ...

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How Cup Noodles became one of the biggest success stories of all time

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See a container of Cup Noodles at a convenience store and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories. But there was a time when eating from the product’s iconic packaging ...

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The Renewal event will call America back to its covenant with God

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Global Strategic Alliance will start the new year with a major intercessory prayer event in Florida. The Renewal will be a continuation of a 2020 event called The Return, according to Kevin ...

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How do Christian-Jewish families navigate the Christmas tree?

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Traditionally, for Christian-Jewish families – or at least in writing about them – the month of December is referred to as a “dilemma.” This time of year brings discussion about whether to celebrate Christmas, ...

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How Communism (yes, Communism) almost ruined the first Thanksgiving

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The little-known story of how the Plymouth Pilgrims progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism and created the first Thanksgiving. This time of the year, whether ...

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Take it from Reagan and Proverbs: We need to laugh again

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Late on a rainy December morning in 1997, on the 34th floor of the Century City office building in Southern California, Ronald Reagan was gazing out a large window, looking down to ...

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The root of America’s rising division

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Division in the country makes it seem like we are no longer living in the United States of America, but in a different country that goes by a new name, the Divided ...

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Warren Harding and his historic speech on race: how did America respond?

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No matter which major party won America’s presidential election in 1920, the country was destined for another chief executive from Ohio. Both major party candidates, Republican Warren Harding and Democrat James Cox, ...

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What people get wrong when banning Columbus Day

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Monday is either Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day, depending on perspective. Scott S. Powell, a senior fellow at Discovery Institute, wrote an opinion piece defending the traditional holiday. “The history of ...

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Covid tests recalled after giving false positive results

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An Australian company is the latest to recall at-home Covid testing kits that are being used in the United States. Medical manufacturer Ellume made the emergency move saying the 200,000 tests produce ...

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Remembering Paul Harvey: An icon of optimism and common sense

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When Paul Harvey Aurandt entered the world on September 4 in 1918, America was on top of it. We were about to emerge from World War I as a global power, surpassing ...

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American, British bureaucracy is killing Afghan Christians

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In his speech to the U.K. parliament on Sept. 6, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson updated the House of Commons on efforts to evacuate British nationals, British forces and Afghan colleagues from ...

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‘Tax the Rich’: When have we heard that before?

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There’s no need to pile even more scorn on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s “Tax the Rich” dress worn to a $35,000 per head liberal gala. Social critics like Piers Morgan have already ...

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Bless Your Pastor campaign even more important this year

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Polls show that Americans overwhelmingly believe the country is headed in the wrong direction.  Current events are placing added stress on pastors. Once again, the National Association of Evangelicals is sponsoring its ...

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Organizations urgently call Christians to pray for Afghanistan

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International Christian Concern and Gospel for Asia are among groups calling followers of Christ to urgently pray for Afghanistan and especially its underground Christians. The plea comes as almost 300,000 Afghan refugees ...

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Did the purity movement miss the mark?

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There is no doubt that many Christians were injured by the so-called Purity Culture movement, however well-intentioned it may have been. Some were under the misimpression that if they stayed pure before ...

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China, digital currency, and the ‘mark of the beast’ linked says CEO

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China is on the cusp of launching a digital currency that will give the communist regime total control over the Chinese people. The move has huge implications for the rest of the ...

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Poll: Nearly 70% believe moral values getting worse

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The country is sliding down a slippery slope of moral values according to a new poll. The Gallup polling finds that 67 percent of Americans believe the state of moral values is ...

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