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Americans now lonelier than ever as number of friends declines

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The United States is becoming a lonely place according to a new study on friends. Americans now report they have the fewest close friends since the early 1990s. While most demographics are ...

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“Wake up!” Ted Cruz challenges churches to fight for culture

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It’s time for the church to wake up and defend the culture, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said at the Faith & Freedom Coalition‘s recent “Road to Majority.” A revival is coming, he ...

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“Race-based Marxism” say Cruz, DeSantis about critical race theory

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Critical race theory is a racist worldview that applies Marxism’s theory of economic class conflict to race, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said. Speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition Road to Majority ...

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World Revival Church responds to allegations

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Kansas City-based World Revival Church recently came under scrutiny after a local television station produced a story with the headline “Congregation or Cult?” It outlined alleged abuse that occurred at the church. ...

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Missouri Republicans extend food assistance to kids all summer

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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been helping families in need during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Through the Summer Food Service Program, hundreds of thousands of meals have ...

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Christian children ‘butchered to death’ during attacks in Nigeria

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Dozens of Christians, including children, have been brutally murdered by Islamist Fulani herdsmen in several villages across northern Nigeria. The carnage in the country’s Plateau State follows increasing attacks by extremists on ...

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Should we dismantle the family?

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Last fall, the Black Lives Matter organization quietly deleted a section of its website in which it professed an intention to “disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement.” The statement was removed after ...

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Church in India responds with love, compassion to Covid crisis

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Although India was able to minimize COVID deaths in 2020, a second wave hit the nation early this year, with over 300,000 cases and more than 3,000 daily deaths. India has totaled ...

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U.S. birthrate drops to lowest level in more than 40 years

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The U.S. birthrate in 2020 fell to its lowest level in more than four decades, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts say the country and much of ...

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New book based on LifeWay Research shows VBS is ‘Worth It’

Many of today’s American adults have fond memories of Vacation Bible School (VBS). Memories range from Bible stories and fun songs to flower-shaped cookies and Kool-Aid in Dixie cups. “It’s Worth It” ...

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Watch and Pray: South Sudan

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In this installment of “Watch and Pray” we look at South Sudan. column. No one can know for sure the total number of letters written by the Apostle Paul, likely in the ...

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CDC issues strange summer camp guidelines

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The CDC has issued new summer camp guidelines that many say are arbitrary and contradictory. The rules are being mocked on social media as out-of-step with reality. The new guidance says that ...

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Missouri considers providing greater choice in public education

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Education bills pending in the Missouri Legislature address charter school expansion, public funding of private schools and homeschooling. The effort comes as the state nears banning the New York Times’ uber-controversial 1619 ...

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‘Every child deserves a family’: Missouri Gov. Parson signs adoption, foster care bills

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Sweeping new adoption and foster bills will help kids find forever homes after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed them into law. HB 429 will allow Missourians who serve as foster ...

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Missouri House expels member for first time since Civil War

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The Missouri House on Wednesday voted unanimously to expel Rep. Rick Roeber of Lee’s Summit. His House legislative page has already been wiped clean. He allegedly abused his four adult children when ...

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Declining sperm counts and the coming ‘Year Omega’

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In the 1992 dystopian novel, The Children of Men, P. D. James tells the story of a world where no child has been born in 26 years. It’s a world without hope or ...

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Lee’s Summit legislator resigns from Missouri House amid abuse allegations

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Rep. Rick Roeber, who represents Lee’s Summit, has resigned from the Missouri House over abuse allegations. Roeber had been barred from joining the House Republican Caucus before the 2021 legislative session began, ...

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Family Research Council warns of Rachel Levine’s radical agenda

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Pro-life groups continue to decry the confirmation of Rachel Levine as assistant secretary of health. The Family Research Council is warning Levine will use the position to target and punish parents and ...

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Utah Governor signs phone porn filter law

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Smartphones and tablets will have a porn filter after the governor of Utah signed a new law meant to protect children. The law, which was signed Tuesday, requires a filter blocking pornography ...

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One million illegal migrants by summer, warns Congressman

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Illegal border crossings will hit one million by summer. That’s the assessment of the Biden border crisis given by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) to ABC News on Sunday morning. “It’s going to ...

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Mexico, media, and Democrats begin blaming Biden for migrant crisis

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Democrats and media outlets may be turning against President Joe Biden over the escalating humanitarian crisis on the southern border. In addition, Mexico is now blaming Biden for the crisis. In an ...

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Migrants arrive at border with ‘Biden, Please let us in’ t-shirts

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Who printed and paid for the t-shirts? That’s what many are asking after hundreds of migrants showed up at the southern U.S. border wearing shirts that read, “Biden, Please let us in.” ...

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City opens news pediatric research facility

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Children’s Mercy Kansas City announced the opening of its new nine-story, 375,000-square-foot, pediatric research facility located in downtown Kansas City. The new building is home to the Children’s Mercy Research Institute, which was established in 2015 to accelerate ...

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Kansas Highway Patrol begins stricter enforcement of seat belt laws

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You had better “click it or ticket,” because the Kansas Highway Patrol has begun cracking down on seat belt enforcement across the state from now through March 5. The Kansas Highway Patrol ...

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Liver transplant for kids: new treatments save lives

Each year, thousands of children, from babies to teenagers, need a liver transplant. Just as in adults, many of these organs come from a deceased donor. But the wait for a new ...

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