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Pandemic causing young people to embrace the Gospel

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Although churches are livestreaming services by necessity because of the pandemic, this digital gospel ultimately could lead to a great awakening. That’s the view of Greg Laurie, pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship ...

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Plenty of good news is happening even amid the ongoing pandemic

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Reading the news headlines these days is not for the faint of heart. As we know, news outlets thrive and profit from bad news – especially the pandemic. News ratings during the ...

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Churches will receive guidance under Parson’s plan to open Missouri

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Missouri churches will receive guidance for reopening in his statewide plan, Gov. Mike Parson said on Friday. Parson said during a news conference that Missourians have “stepped up to do their part” ...

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B-2 Stealth Bomber performs flyover to honor medical facilities

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Whiteman Air Force Base pilots flew over medical facilities in Kansas City on Tuesday to honor and express gratitude for all medical and health-care professionals, essential employees and volunteers in the fight ...

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President announces new testing strategy to allow rebound of economy

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As more states move towards opening up and easing restrictions on individual rights, President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled new testing plans to speed up and expand testing for the coronavirus nationwide. ...

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Billy Graham chaplains minister during pandemic and tornadoes

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Samaritan’s Purse, the disaster relief arm of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is being stretched by pandemic response and the tornadoes that raged across Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana overnight last week. Teams ...

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The RMD Holiday

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The RMD Holiday – We said last month that retirees are one of the highest and most unfairly taxed groups out there and stressed the importance of tax reduction planning when it ...

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Report: Kansas restrictions to ease May 4

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According to multiple reports, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly plans to ease restrictions on Kansans when her current stay home order expires May 3. Kelly will either issue a new order with less ...

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Facebook deletes pages protesting stay-at-home orders

Protests are erupting across the nation, questioning the erosion of Constitutional rights during state mandates for stay-at-home orders. Now, those groups are being targeted themselves with Facebook deleting their pages. Facebook is ...

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Cuomo supports Trump views on failure of WHO

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that President Donald Trump was right to question the World Health Organization (WHO) for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at his daily briefing on the coronavirus, the novel coronavirus that causes ...

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City drops ban on drive-in church after legal action

The Mississippi city that banned drive-in church services earlier this month due to the COVID-19 pandemic has issued a new order lifting the ban. The Greenville City Council lifted the ban after ...

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Nearly 30 percent of Kansas City workers currently unemployed

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Nearly three in 10 (or 316,000) Kansas City workers currently are unemployed, according to a new study by MoneyGeek. Statewide, Missouri had 52,678 jobless claims this week, and Kansas had 31,920. Thirty-seven ...

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Televangelist Jim Bakker faces bankruptcy after promoting fraudulent Covid-19 cure

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Televangelist Jim Bakker, who is based in Branson, told viewers this week that his ministry is facing bankruptcy unless they purchase his products. Credit card processors refused to work with Bakker after ...

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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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Pope Francis blames ‘environmental sins’ for coronavirus

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Environmental degradation is to blame for the coronavirus pandemic, according to Pope Francis, who is calling for a worldwide response to climate change. He made the remarks on the 50th anniversary of Earth ...

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EchoHealth providing KN95 masks to general public

Metro Voice has added a new sponsor. EchoHealth is a Kansas City-based company making KN95 masks available to the public during the coronavirus pandemic. The masks, which are registered with the FDA, ...

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First US state sues Communist Chinese government over coronavirus

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday sued the Chinese government over the way it has handled the coronavirus pandemic. It is the first state to file such a suit, according to ...

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Family Research Council documents erosion of religious freedom as pandemic continues

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Several Christian organizations are expressing concern about how government health policies are encroaching on religious freedom guaranteed in the Constitution. In a newly released issue brief, “Restrictions on Religious Freedom During the ...

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Nearly half of pastors hope to be back in churches by May

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Nearly half (47 percent) of pastors hope to be back in their churches by May, according to a new Barna survey. However, an increasing number are shifting their expectations to later this ...

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Switzerland lights up Matterhorn mountain with U.S. flag in show of support

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Europeans are showing their support for the American people, including in Switzerland. The country has illuminated iconic Matterhorn mountain with the United States flag during the coronavirus pandemic. Zermatt Matterhorn posted a ...

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Fulani Islamists slaughter Nigerian children at home from lockdown

As Fulani militants murder children in Nigeria, Release International is calling on the African country to protect its Christian minority in the north. The charity reports Fulani Islamists continue to carry out attacks against ...

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Wrestling star Hulk Hogan encourages Christians to put quarantine to good use

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The ongoing stay-at-home orders present a good opportunity for Christians to focus on strengthening their relationships with Christ, wrestling star Hulk Hogan said. “God has taken away everything we worship,” he wrote ...

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Basketball star Stephen Curry holds live worship session on social media

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Basketball star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is making the most of his free time with the NBA shut down. Earlier this week, he was host for a live worship ...

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Top White House doctor debunks China outbreak data

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Data on coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, shows it has been linked to at least 159,510 deaths globally and infected over 2.3 million people as of Saturday night, according to official ...

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California county restricts singing in livestreamed church services

Mendocino County, Calif., has made it difficult to make a joyful noise unto the Lord. It has banned more than four people singing live and the playing of wind instruments during livestreamed ...

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