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How the role of chaplains is changing

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The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing new attention to the work of chaplains and changing the way they minister. Before the pandemic, as an article in The New York Times put it, the place ...

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Tim Keller asks for prayers two years into battle with pancreatic cancer

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Pastor Tim Keller, the founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church and City to City, remains positive as he battles cancer. “God has seen it fit to give me more time,” he said, but ...

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Pat Robertson’s wife and ministry partner dies at 94 after lifetime of sharing the gospel

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Dede Robertson, the wife of Christian Broadcasting Network founder Pat Robertson, died on April 19 at her home in Virginia Beach, Va., at age 94. “My mom was a rock,” her daughter ...

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Movie version of “The Case for Heaven” scheduled for release in this week

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Death has touched many lives in the past two years and forced people to think about eternity. Lee Strobel, a Christian artist and journalist, addressed the topic in his book “The Case ...

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Late political commentator Bob Beckel was man of faith

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Bob Beckel, the liberal political commentator who died Monday, was a frequent sparring partner of Sean Hannity and other opinion personalities on cable networks. He also took his faith seriously. “What people ...

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One year after Rush Limbaugh died, his words remain as powerful as ever

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Rush Limbaugh died one year ago, on Feb. 17, 2021. Longtime listeners often wonder what he would think about the issues in the news today. Limbaugh made it a point to say ...

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Tim Keller tweets support for Stephen Colbert and his talk of faith

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Although late-night host Stephen Colbert is not known as a fan of Christianity, he did talk about his faith recently on “The Late Show.”  “Does your faith and your comedy ever overlap? ...

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Linda Ann Hight

Linda Ann Hight Linda Ann Hight, 68, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., passed into the presence of her Savior on January 18, 2022, surrounded by the family she cherished. A native North Carolinian, ...

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22 tourists freeze to death on Pakistan highway during mega snowstorm

At least 22 people have died while being stuck in their vehicles as a heavy snowstorm thronged the mountain resort town of Murree in northern Pakistan, officials confirmed on Saturday. Ten children were among the ...

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Bipartisan tributes pour in for Senator Bob Dole

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Condolences continue to pour in over the death of former U.S. Senator Robert Dole. The Republican died over the weekend at the age of 98. Dole is survived by his wife, former Sen. ...

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Liver transplant waiting lists fueled by alcohol, obesity

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Alcohol consumption and being overweight is contributing to a record number of Americans needing liver transplants. The rise is being seen most acutely by those over 65 whose numbers now mirror those ...

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Teen on church trip dies after fall from top of Arkansas cave

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Life-saving efforts from church members and witnesses could not save the life of a teen who fell to his death in Arkansas over the weekend. The church group of young people were ...

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Pastor of world’s largest church dies in South Korea at age 85

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David Yonggi Cho, pastor of the world’s largest church, died on Tuesday morning. He was 85. Cho, the founder of Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea, spent decades spreading the ...

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Ethics: How technology and medicine has changed the context of death

Every living thing eventually dies. It is not just the inevitability of death but the nature of our awareness of it that does so much to determine the meaning of human existence. ...

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Kansas News Briefs: Wichita door camera records mountain lion

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — In Kansas news, Wildlife officials say a Wichita doorbell camera captured video of a mountain lion trotting along a residential back alley earlier this week. Kansas Department of ...

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The killing of Jesus and the defeat of corruption

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary states corruption as, “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people.”  Further, it is described as a departure from the original, purest form.  Mankind had its original, purest form ...

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Renowned evangelist Luis Palau enters hospice following cancer battle

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Evangelist Luis Palau has been placed in hospice, his family announced this week. The 86-year-old has been battling lung cancer since 2018. “You may have heard that Dad is not doing so ...

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Melvin Banks, founder of largest black-owned Christian publishing company dies

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The name of Dr. Melvin Banks Sr. hasn’t come up during Black History Month discussions, but he owned and operated Urban Ministries Inc., the largest independent black-owned and operated publishing company in ...

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Christian artist Carman dies after complications from surgery

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Christian music pioneer Carman Licciardello has died from complications due to surgery.  The singer, who was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, had battled cancer twice in recent years. His ...

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Popular Christian radio host Dawson McAllister dies

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Dawson McAllister, whose call-in program for teens and young adults, “Dawson McAllister Live!” was one of the most popular longtime radio programs on Christian radio and Top 40 secular radio, died last week. ...

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Canadian physicians sign petition against ‘dying’ bill

Canadian doctors are organizing to oppose a new medically assisted suicide bill. As of this week, over 1,100 physicians have signed a petition opposing the “dying” bill, saying the proposed legislation changes the ...

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“Reel Grief” movie series presented for study in Topeka

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Death, end-of-life and bereavement are topics not easily discussed in our western culture. Reel Grief is an opportunity to help individuals process their grief through the use of movie scenes where others ...

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Funeral planning tips for seniors and their caregivers

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Planning a funeral for a family member can be emotional, complicated and costly. Creating a funeral plan well in advance can minimize stress and confusion for surviving family members, ensure a late ...

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Majority of Americans – including Christians – believe they can earn salvation

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Nearly half of all Americans believe they can earn their way to heaven through good works, a recent survey found. Only one-third of adults disagree, according to findings from the Cultural Research ...

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Violent protests erupt over wrongful death of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is asking the Democrat governor to deploy the Minnesota National Guard to help with violent protests that have erupted across the state in response to the disturbing death ...

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