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College of the Ozarks fighting policy that mandates coed housing

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The College of the Ozarks near Branson is leading a fight over government policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Biden policy forces colleges, including private Christian colleges, ...

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Parents need to do their homework when choosing a preschool

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As kids head off to elementary schools, many parents are seeking a preschool for their younger children. As in all major decisions, two rules apply: begin the search early and ask many ...

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Atheist elected president of chaplains at Harvard

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The newest president of chaplains at Harvard University doesn’t believe in God. Greg Epstein, an atheist and humanist chaplain who says he doesn’t look to God but people for answers, was elected ...

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Concerned Women for America endorses Vicky Hartzler for U.S. Senate

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Concerned Women for America has endorsed Rep. Vicky Hartzler in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate from Missouri. “She is a woman of great faith and deep conviction,” Penny Young Nance, ...

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Enrollment up in area religious schools where masks are optional

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Enrollment is increasing in several Kansas City-area schools without mask mandates. “Our enrollment is up again, which is obviously a huge blessing,” Janet Fogh, head of Maranatha Christian Academy in Shawnee, told ...

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Christian schools outperforming public schools in academics, parent satisfaction

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The closing of many public schools during the pandemic has caused parents to take a closer look at how and where their children are being educated. Christian education is emerging as an ...

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Faith helps rookie Sam Ehlinger stay grounded in good times and bad

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Rookie quarterback Sam Ehlinger of the Indianapolis Colts never expected to find himself as a possible starter in his first NFL game. But he believes the adversity he already has faced has ...

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College students across nation offered resources to retain their faith

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The beginning of college is always a critical time in the spiritual lives of Christian students. More than half of students who are involved in church leave their faith when they go ...

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Ministry leader urges Christians to help Haiti earthquake survivors

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The humanitarian and military crisis in Afghanistan has dominated headlines at a time when Haiti is reeling from a devastating earthquake. Haiti’s Civil Protection Agency reported the death toll at 2,189, with ...

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Former Royal Ben Zobrist drops lawsuit against pastor

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Former Kansas City Royals player and devout Christian Ben Zobrist has dropped his lawsuit against his former pastor, Byron Yawn, amid allegations of an affair between the former Tennessee pastor and marital ...

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Hall of Fame Coach Bobby Bowden left legacy of faith and football

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Bobby Bowden, the Hall of Fame college football coach who died last week, will be remembered as much for his faith as for his success on the field. Bowden coached Florida State from 1976 ...

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Court says Christian doctors can refuse to perform abortion, gender transition

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A federal judge ruled this week that the Biden administration cannot force Christian doctors and religious hospitals to perform abortions or gender transition procedures under Obamacare. The case involves a portion of ...

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Nigerian church worships in church destroyed by government

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—For years Christians in Nigeria’s Borno State have watched ISIS terrorists burn their churches, but now they say the government itself is tearing them down. Now, Nigerian Christians are asking is there ...

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Open Doors USA encourages approval of religious ambassador nominee

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Open Doors USA is urging fast approval of Rashad Hussein as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom in the Biden administration. “Hussain is a well-qualified nominee with a deep understanding of the factors ...

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Christian spiritual leader demands Hezbollah leave saying Lebanon is “sick-of-wars”

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As Lebanon continues to teeter on total collapse, the country’s Christian spiritual leader is calling out the terrorist group Hezbollah. Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, leader of the country’s largest Christian group, the Maronites, ...

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Gold medal Olympian wrestler loves representing USA

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U.S. wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock has destroyed the media narrative that Black Americans hate their country. After winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics in the 68kg final over Blessing Oborududu of Nigeria Mensah-Stock was asked, ...

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Olympic swimmer Caeleb Dressel thanks God after winning five gold medals

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U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel, with five gold medals, has been one of the big stars of the Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year-old Floridian completed the 100-meter butterfly in 49.45 seconds and broke his ...

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Effort seeks to cover Japan in prayer during Olympics

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Christian organizations around the world are partnering to cover Japan with 1 million hours of prayer during the 30 days of the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic games. “Japan1Million,” a movement started by ...

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James Earl Jones says narrating the Bible was ‘greatest honor’

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It wasn’t the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars but the voice of the New Testament that actor James Earl Jones says was his “greatest honor.”  Jones, who’s iconic voice is ...

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Greater Vision gospel group brings their nationally-known sound to Topeka

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Since December of 1990, Greater Vision has inspired audiences around the world with their rich vocal blend and their effective ability to communicate the message of the gospel.  They have established a ...

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Christian girl forced to convert, work as slave by Pakistani doctor

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A 13-year-old Christian girl was forced to convert to Islam to allow her to work in the family kitchen of a Muslim doctor in Pakistan. It is one of many continuing cases ...

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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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Haitian turmoil increases hunger for Gospel

Haitian protests and anarchy surrounding the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse has escalated the risk of starvation. It is also increasing hunger for the Gospel, according to Christian workers in the country. ...

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“The Jesus Music” film traces history of contemporary Christian music

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A new documentary film schedule for release on October 1 will trace the history of contemporary Christian music. “The Jesus Music” takes viewers on a journey throughout the years as told by ...

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Former football coach Mark Richt reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

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Mark Richt, a former college football coach and current TV broadcaster, said his Christian faith gives him hope despite a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. “I have been waddling around lately, and ...

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