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Biden voters much less likely to have biblical worldview, survey finds

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President Biden’s base of supporters is 60 percent less likely to hold a biblical worldview than other Americans. Although nearly two-thirds of those voters consider themselves to be Christian, many of their ...

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My six days behind the Iron Curtain, and why it matters today

Iron Curtain

Yes, I spent six days behind the Iron Curtain. In the summer of 1981, I sang with a group called, “The Continental Singers.”  After a two-week rehearsal camp, we started our tour ...

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In the shadow of Chernobyl, rebuilding homes and hope

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“Hey Jeff climb in,” Andrey said. “We are driving about two hours today to a village near Chernobyl to see Marina and her kids.” I always enjoy spending time with Andrey because ...

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Chelsea Clinton claims at age of 6 she left church over abortion

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Comments made by Chelsea Clinton are being questioned after she claimed she left the Baptist church at the age of six because it opposed abortion. Controversial statements are not uncommon for Clinton, ...

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Three area organizations recognized among best Christian workplaces

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Avant Ministries in Kansas City and Union Rescue Mission in Wichita are among the best places for Christians to work. The Best Christian Workplaces Institute honored 157 faith-based organizations as Certified Best ...

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46 villagers killed by Islamists in Congo

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Attacks on Christian have increased in the Democratic Republic of Congo as the new year begins. A senior provincial official stated on Thursday that forty-six civilians were murdered in an attack by ...

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Christian persecution up as governments, extremists leverage Covid restrictions

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Violence, discrimination and oppression surged against the world’s Christians in 2020 according to research by Open Doors USA. Their latest report on persecution lists underlying reasons including the Covid restrictions, more and ...

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2021 shaping up to be good year for faith-based films

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Faith-based movies performed well in 2020 despite many theaters closing because of the pandemic. For example, the film “I Still Believe” landed at No. 1 for its debut opening and brought in ...

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Religious background of the new Congress

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Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver made headlines on the opening day of Congress when he added “a-women” to the close of his prayer. His remarks, which drew scorn from all sections of the ...

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Study: 90 percent of U.S. universities restrict speech

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Nearly nine in 10 American universities restrict free speech in some form, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE’s) 2021 Spotlight on Speech Codes. The organization looked at the free ...

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Black church leaders call on GA Senate candidate Warnock to renounce abortion

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Raphael Warnock, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, has declared himself a pro-abortion pastor. Twenty-eight prominent black leaders are calling on him to renounce his beliefs. Warnock pastors Ebenezer Baptist Church ...

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Local retired Topeka pastor finds new purpose as Santa Claus

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Gary Roten, retired Topeka pastor with 30 years of ministry,  has found another way to minister to local communities. He appears as Santa Claus for various charities and other organizations, and is ...

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Discovery of oil lamp factory sheds ‘light’ on ancient Israel

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Another major archaeological discovery has been announced in Israel. This week, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced one of the largest ancient ceramic oil-lamp workshops in Israel has been discovered in excavations before ...

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Government restrictions on religious freedom reach highest level since 2007, study finds

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Government restrictions on religious freedom in 2018 were at the highest level they have been since 2007, according to a study by Pew Research. “We look at this religious freedom foundational right ...

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Parents pray and protest in Nigeria after Islamists abduct more than 300 boys from school

Governments around the world are still expressing shock after the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram abducted more than 300 boys from one secondary school in Nigeria. It brings the number of kidnapped ...

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Clemson Coach Swinney gives teenager biblical advice for life

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Dabo Swinney, who coaches one of the top college football programs in the nation at Clemson University, has always been bold about sharing his faith. On a radio show earlier this week, ...

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DOJ sides with religious schools in suit against Michigan

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Catholic high schools in Michigan have gained the support of the Justice Department in their suit against the state over an emergency health order that bans in-person classes at religious schools. The ...

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Tony Dungy questions faith of pro-abortion pastor running for Senate

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Former NFL coach Tony Dungy has questioned if f Atlanta pastor and U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock is a Christian because of his pro-choice views. Dungy, now a television analyst, was reacting ...

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LGBT group lobbies Biden to crack down on Christian colleges

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Christian colleges are under attack by a leading LGBT rights organization. The Human Rights Campaign has written a document titled Blueprint for Positive Change, which gives 85 pro-LGBT policy and legislative recommendations ...

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Ben Roethlisberger seeks to live like Christ as Steelers lead NFL

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The 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers have done something that no other team in the history of the storied franchise has ever managed to accomplish: begin a season 8-0. Led by head coach Mike Tomlin and ...

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Francis Collins, Christian head of NIH, encourages use of COVID-19 vaccines

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Francis Collins, the Christian director of the National Institutes of Health, encourages Christians to love their neighbors by getting vaccinated for COVID-19 when vaccines become available. “Here’s a great opportunity for Christians ...

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Inspiration led to Ears to Hear Collection

Ears to Hear

“Ears to Hear.” That’s the inspiration that Jerry Hudgins received about two years ago. He didn’t act on it right away, though. “The timing was not right,” he said. So he waited. Now, ...

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Prayer needed as ISIS kills Christians in Indonesia

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ISIS, having been defeated in the Middle East, has slowly been moving into regions thousands of miles away from Syria and Iraq. The news has Christians calling for a world-wide prayer effort. ...

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Today’s cultural division has its roots in French Revolution, author Os Guinness says

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The Christian worldview upon which the United States was founded is quickly disappearing, according to noted author Os Guinness. The current division in the United States ultimately stems from a difference between ...

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World’s first Christian airline for missionaries cleared for takeoff

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An aviation ministry plants to create the world’s first Christian airline in 2021 to carry missionaries and their cargo around the world. Judah 1 is based in Shreveport, La. “We give wings ...

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