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Trump signs act aimed at ending annoying robocalls

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Are the days of annoying robocalls numbered? They may be after President Donald Trump signed an act on Dec. 30 aimed at deterring the spam calls and setting penalties for those that ...

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Fox News reporter lists top five religion stories of 2019

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New Year’s week is when journalists look back at the top news stories of the year that is ending. Mark Heckler of Fox News offered his top five religion stories in 2019 ...

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Actor Jamie Foxx hopes to see people united by faith

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Jamie Foxx, who stars in the new movie “Just Mercy,” wants to see Christianity unite people instead of dividing them. He recently said in an interview that growing up in Texas, attending church ...

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Tens of thousands of students worldwide heading to Atlanta for Passion 2020

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More than 65,000 people from around the world are expected to fill Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta next week – not to cheer on the Falcons football team but express their passion ...

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Hobby Lobby continues to share gospel through newspaper ads linked to website

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Although daily newspaper readership is dwindling, Hobby Lobby continues to share the gospel effectively through print and online media. The retailer’s full-page Christmas message is appearing this week in newspapers across the ...

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Will Virginia force high-density housing on neighborhoods?

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A Democratic lawmaker in Virginia wants to force communities to build high-density housing. A package of legislative measures was introduced in the Virginia General Assembly that would overrule local zoning rules and force the ...

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Kanye West drops another new album: ‘Sunday Service: Jesus is Born’

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Kanye West released the much-anticipated album “Jesus is Born,” on Christmas Day. It’s the second Gospel album since the October release of “Jesus is King,” which reached #1 on the Billboard top 200. ...

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Average sermon length determined by type of church

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Many people heard a sermon for the first time in a long during the Christmas season. How long the service lasted depends upon the type of church, according to a new survey ...

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Pete Buttigieg rewrites Christmas story: Jesus now a refugee

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Just weeks after attempting to woo black voters in a South Carolina church, Democrat primary candidate Pete Buttigieg is drawing scorn from Christians and others for suggesting Jesus was a refugee. “Today ...

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Do atheists attend church on Christmas?

The country seems more and more divided between people of faith and those who consider themselves agnostics and atheists. Many people who are nominally religious and even agnostic may still celebrate the ...

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Green Bay Packers get heat for grant to Planned Parenthood

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The Green Bay Packers are wrapping up a successful football season and heading toward the playoffs. Off the field, however, the team also is being criticized for donating to Planned Parenthood. The ...

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Lawmaker faces backlash over tweet accusing Army, Navy cadets of racism

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A Democratic state lawmaker from South Carolina was facing backlash Saturday from critics who accused her of going silent after previously accusing Army and Navy personnel of being “cruel and disrespectful” at last weekend’s Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. In a ...

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Post Office bans customized religious stamps

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The post office doesn’t want your religious stamps. A graphic designer has filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service (USPS) alleging that the federal agency had violated the First Amendment when it barred ...

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Where does your state rank in Christmas spirit?           

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In a recent study sponsored by CenturyLink, analysts used a number of statistics on Christmas cheer broken down into two categories — online activity and area culture. Under online activity, the study ...

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Montana high school bans FCA, faces lawsuit

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The fallout continues after a Montana high school last month banned Fellowship of Christian Athletes with a religious liberty group now stepping in to defend FCA. Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter ...

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So when does the new decade really begin?

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As the world rings in 2020, the debate begins if we’re actually entering a new decade. Some say this decade ends on Dec. 31, 2019, and the start of the new one ...

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Weston, Mo., church recreates Notre Dame Cathedral – in gingerbread

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One of the major news events of 2019 was the fire that devastated the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. A local church is remembering the cathedral in a creative way this Christmas. ...

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Judge removed in case of 7-year-old boy and gender transition custody battle

The Texas judge who weighed in on the side of the father in the case of James Younger, the seven-year-old boy caught in a transgender transition custody fight, has been removed from ...

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Some good news about Bibles reaching Chinese Christians

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Every week there is disturbing and sad news coming from China. From the destruction of churches, imprisonment of Christians and suppression of Christian thought across all parts of that Chinese society, Christians ...

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MO Supreme Court to hear Planned Parenthood arguments for taxpayer money

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The Missouri Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday morning in Jefferson City in a key case involving the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis’s legal dispute to force the State of Missouri ...

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Former slugger Manny Ramirez finds new life in Christ after baseball

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Manny Ramirez was a key contributor on the Boston Red Sox team that won the 2004 World Series. He also marched to his own drummer and inspired the phrase, “That’s Manny being ...

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After one complaint, Army nixes Bible verse on dog tags

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When Army Captain Russell Rippetoe was killed in action on April 2, 2003 — the first combat casualty of Operation Iraqi Freedom — then-President George W. Bush spoke about how Rippetoe had ...

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Parents Council lists ‘best and worst’ TV advertisers

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The Parents Television Council, a nonpartisan family media watchdog group, has released its list of “best” and “worst” TV advertisers for 2019. This year, one major brand has gone from worst to ...

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Naughty or nice? Liberty Counsel offers guide to informed shopping

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Most Christians prefer shopping at stores that support their beliefs during the Christmas season — or at least don’t ignore them. Liberty Counsel tries to make that job easier.       ...

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Barna finds public associates evangelicals with conservatism

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Although evangelical Christians comprise only 6 percent of the U.S. population according to The Barna Group, they have significant political influence, especially in the Trump administration. As a result, a new Barna ...

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