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What Next?

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The last few years have felt a lot like a pressure cooker, with many ingredients coming together to create the perfect storm. With every new major event, the pressure has been building ...

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Rick Warren gives final sermon as pastor of Saddleback

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Influential author and leader Rick Warren preached his final sermon as pastor of Saddleback Church on Sunday. He delivered the same message he preached more than four decades ago, urging those in ...

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U.S. pastors fear Canadian law that jails pastors, counselors over Bible teaching

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Pastors across North America are concerned about a new Canadian law that could effectively make it a crime to affirm biblical teaching about sexual morality. The controversial legislation went into effect January ...

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“Grief comes in waves,” says Kevin McKeehan (TobyMac) on death of son

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Christian artist TobyMac talked recently about the deep grief he suffered after his eldest son, Truett McKeehan, died of a drug overdose in 2019. The singer, whose real name is Kevin McKeehan, ...

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1 in 4 men & women need a safe place to process the pain of abortion

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Did you know that 1 in 4 women will experience an abortion in their lifetime? Did you know that many regret their abortion decision; walking in a cloud of grief, shame and ...

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Pope Francis states he opposes abortion and same-sex marriage

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Although Pope Francis has been criticized for several of his more progressive views, he made a strong statement against abortion and same-sex marriage last week. “Abortion is murder; the church cannot change ...

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Birthright volunteer finds heros in those she serves

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When I start my shift at Birthright, I never know who I will talk to.  It’s an unknown in a lot of ways.  Will I be talking with a mother looking for ...

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Polls: most parents want to reopen schools this fall

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As the coronavirus lockdown loosens, most parents of school-age children want to reopen schools this fall and say it will be bad for students if they do not. A new Rasmussen Reports ...

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Death of megachurch pastor near St. Louis ruled a suicide

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The death of Darrin Patrick, pastor of Seacoast Church in Pacific, Mo., has officially been ruled a suicide. Patrick died May 7 from a gunshot wound. According to Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, ...

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Finding peace in the pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruptions in our lives at a level not experienced for generations. As a counselor, I have recently heard people describe feeling paralyzed, paranoid, hopeless, fearful about the ...

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Coroner rules Christian son of singer TobyMac died of drug overdose

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An overdose of Fentanyl and amphetamines has been ruled the cause of death for Truett Foster McKeehan, 21, son of Christian rapper TobyMac. That from a report from the Davidson County (Tenn.) ...

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Tips for managing caregiver boredom

It can be mentally and emotionally taxing to be a caregiver, especially when the care being given is for a loved one. Family caregivers often put their regular lives on hold to ...

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Justin Bieber reaches out for prayer, admits his struggle: ‘God is faithful and ur prayers really work’

Singer Justin Bieber posted about his struggle with anxiety and depression last week, reaching out to his fans to ask for prayers. On his Instagram account, he wrote: “Just wanted to keep ...

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How pornography and sex trafficking are linked

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To most people, sex trafficking is a problem that exists in distant foreign countries. You may think, “But it certainly isn’t something that would involve me, is it?” If you view pornography, ...

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Advice and aid wants to save the next life

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Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers, located in Overland Park, helps women and their families make an educated decision about an unplanned pregnancy. They do this by providing truthful, evidence-based, medical information about parenting, adoption and abortion. ...

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Vitae launches campaign to help women, save lives in KC

The Vitae Foundation launched an advertising campaign in the greater Kansas City area in December, which will continue for six months. The media campaign includes Google paid search and mobile advertising. “We’re ...

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