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Primary candidate Pete Buttigieg cites scripture to support pro-abortion beliefs

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Pete Buttigieg, who has been surging in Democratic presidential polls, said he derives his pro-abortion beliefs from scripture. “I think for a lot of us — certainly for me — any encounter ...

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New Chick-fil-A donation policy draws skepticism from left, anger from right

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The decision by Chick-fil-A earlier this week to discontinue any donation to organizations such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Salvation Army is being met with skepticism by liberal groups ...

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Pastor Francis Chan will move to Asia, challenges other Christians

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Francis Chan, the popular author and pastor, is stepping out of his comfort zone. He recently announced plans to relocated to Asia as a missionary in February. He challenged other Christians to ...

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Kanye West to be at Joel Osteen’s church Sunday morning

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Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church will host special guest Kanye West Sunday morning with the megachurch offering members and the public two opportunities to attend and hear the high profile rapper’s message. At the 11 a.m. ...

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Dolly Parton: My life purpose is to ‘do something for God’

Dolly Parton can still remember the moment she discovered her God-given purpose. During a sit-down interview with Christian media outlets last month, the country music legend and cultural icon recalled how, as ...

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Most Christian worship music is ‘dangerous’ says modern hymn writer Keith Getty

“In Christ Alone” writer Keith Getty is warning church leaders about the modern worship movement, which he describes as one of “cultural relevance” that is “utterly dangerous” and is contributing to the ...

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Man sues police after ticket for speaking on abortion in public space

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A man who was ticked by police and told to stop speaking to people about his pro-life views is now suing the city of Portland, Ore., for $300,000. This past June, 2019, ...

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Actress Patricia Heaton cautions Kanye West about challenges of living out faith in Hollywood

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Kanye West’s newfound faith has been embraced by some and criticized by others (including some in the church). Actress Patricia Heaton recently cautioned him about what lies ahead. She told The Christian ...

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Teacher suspended after segregating students on political, religious and LGBT views

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After high school students reported they were segregated based on their political and religious views, officials have suspended the North Carolina teacher who did it. Spanish teacher Julia Lopp at South Johnson ...

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Former high school football coach continues fight for freedom to pray

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A former football coach in Bremerton, Wash., who was suspended in 2015 because of public prayer, is continuing to fight for his right to combine faith with football. “At the beginning. it ...

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Columbia theater and film festival breaks ties with The Crossing church over gender teaching

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The True False Film Festival and Ragtag Cinema in Columbia have broken ties with The Crossing Church because of disagreement over a sermon about gender. “After ten years… Ragtag Film Society must ...

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Seminar offered clarity, hope on sexuality issues

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As the old saying goes, when all else fails, try reading the instructions. This is especially true for human sexuality issues in today’s culture. “We find ourselves very confused in 2019,” said ...

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‘When I was a woman, I wasn’t free.’ Man now regrets gender re-assignment surgery, warns others

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A Christian man is calling for more caution from medical and mental health services after undergoing irreversible gender re-assignment surgery, which he now bitterly regrets. His story represents a stark warning to ...

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Missouri has one of nation’s highest murder rates

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The Show-Me State has one of the nation’s highest murder rates – and it is climbing rapidly. Missouri had 7.9 murders per 100,000 residents in the period from 2013 to 2017, trailing ...

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Consumers are dying to explore new funeral options

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A funeral in the 21st Century has less to do with faith and more to do with the personal preferences of the deceased and their loved ones. That is one of the ...

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation shares his legacy of faith with a new generation

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President Ronald Reagan had a favorite quote inscribed on a plaque that he kept on his desk it the Oval Office: “There is no limit to the amount of good you can ...

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Christians continue to disagree about whether and how to celebrate Halloween

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If the calendar says mid-October, it means that the long-running debate over whether Christians should celebrate Halloween is about to heat up again. Eighty-seven percent of Christians believe they should not celebrate ...

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shares insights into being a Christian leader

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It would be hard to find someone with a more challenging job today than Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. From Syria to Hong Kong, the world faces daily crises that demand his ...

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Snopes defames Chick-fil-A with bad ‘fact-checking’

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Snopes, the left-leaning “fact-checking” website has once again gotten it wrong. This time it was a fact check of a viral but false tweet linking Chick-fil-A to anti-gay legislation in Uganda. A Ugandan ...

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Saints win after receiving Pope’s unintentional blessing

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Fans may have prayed for divine intervention over the weekend for their favorite NFL franchise but one team may have gotten some unexpected support. Pope Francis unknowingly gave a shout-out to the ...

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Elizabeth Warren mocks men, people of faith at CNN town hall

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be surging in the Democrat presidential primary polls, but she is doing little to court the support of Christians. Warren participated last week in a town hall sponsored ...

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Commentator Michael Knowles believes new Kanye West album can open doors

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Musician Kanye West is accustomed to making headlines, often because of controversial things he has said or done. Lately, however, he is creating a buzz for going public with his newfound faith. ...

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College students want Columbus Day replaced

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Should Columbus be relegated to the trash heap of history? A new poll finds that 4 in 5 college students support dropping the the holiday that honors the Christian explorer in favor ...

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Missouri city bans gay conversion therapy for minors

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The Columbia, Mo., City Council voted unanimously earlier this week to ban on “gay conversion therapy” for minors. The vote came after testimony from a doctor, a parent and several people who ...

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In-N-Out Burger president turns to faith to overcome struggles

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People who have relocated from western cities have for years clamored for get an In-N-Out Burger restaurant. The chain consistently tops rankings of best hamburgers in the nation. An heir to the ...

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