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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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Convicted sex offenders holding “drag queen story time” at Texas libraries

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Over the past year, the Austin Public Library in Texas has allowed sex offenders to read to children during “Drag Queen Story Time,” a pro-family organization has learned. This is the latest development in a series ...

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China removes word ‘bible’ from Robinson Crusoe

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Authorities in China have continued to crack down on the Christian faith, this time by erasing faith-based words from children’s stories contained within school workbooks. According to persecution watchdog The Barnabus Fund, the ...

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LA Times condemns leftist California ethnic curriculum as ‘group think’

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Jewish leaders say a new ethnic studies curriculum proposed by the California Department of Education “effectively erases the American Jewish experience” and “would institutionalize the teaching of antisemitic stereotypes” in public schools. ...

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Is an artificial intelligence Antichrist possible?

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There was a time when most of humanity could envision some occupations that would be replaced by machines, technology or artificial intelligence. Working as a fashion model probably wasn’t one of them. ...

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New book explores unique spiritual history of Kansas City

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Have you ever wondered about the spiritual destiny of cities? Kansas City has a unique spiritual history. A new book, The Spiritual Roots of Kansas City: Discovering the Past to Shape Our Future, ...

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What contributes to 60% of divorces?

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Every generation has faced sexual temptation and engaged in sexual sin, says author and national radio host Dr. Michael Brown. And that fact is causing divorces. But what is new is the ...

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Tolkien: the fellowship behind the fantasy

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For J.R.R. Tolkien, life began as a child running through hill and heather with a stick in his hand, filling his world with knights and dragons and forgotten quests. For  Tolkien, this ...

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Reader anticipation for ‘The Oracle’ by Jonathan Cahn

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Millions of Christian are familiar with Jonathan Cahn and his New York Times best-sellers of the past decade. First were the smash hits and New York Times best-sellers. They include “The Harbinger,” ...

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BREAKING: LifeWay to close all its brick-and-mortar stores

One of your favorite Christian retail stores is about to go away. LifeWay Christian Resources is charting a new course in 2019, marking a strategic shift to a digital strategy. As part ...

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Amazon changes course again, will ban ‘No Dress for Timmy’

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[Editor’s note: as of 1/28/2019, Amazon has again banned the book.] Amazon, the retailing giant that will sell just about anything, has backed down and will sell a children’s book titled, “NO ...

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Kansas City upbringing: From books to movies and back again

When I was growing up in the 1970s in Kansas City (sometimes called “the buckle of the Bible belt”) my father, a Baptist minister, did not allow our family to go to ...

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That is My Dream! by Langston Hughes, to represent Kansas

Each year as part of the Great Reads program at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, every state offers a book that highlights its literary culture and history. At this year’s ...

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Little House on the Prairie controversy has Missouri connection

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When you think of Little House on the Prairie, you normally wouldn’t think of Missouri or racism. Now the legendary author who wrote those books has had her name stripped from a ...

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Your favorite Christmas movie may have started as a book

Book factoids and new releases in time for Christmas. Tis the Season to Read… Did you realize that some of the classic Christmas movies started as books? Here are some movies you ...

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