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Leonid Kravchuk, Independent Ukraine’s first president, dies

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Leonid Kravchuk, Ukraine’s first president after breaking away from the Soviet Union, has died at 88 Ukrainian officials announced on Wednesday. Kravchuk may be most remembered for signing a 1994 agreement with ...

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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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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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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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William “Bill” McCoy

William “Bill” McCoy May 12, 1966 – January 12, 2022. William “Bill” McCoy, 55, of Lake Winnebago, MO, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00pm and service at ...

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Christian music fans mourn death of Jay Weaver of Big Daddy Weave

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Condolences continue to come in for Jay Weaver of the Christian music group Big Daddy Weave died on Sunday from complications of COVID-19. Weaver, who played bass guitar and sang for the ...

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Funeral held for peacemaker Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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A funeral service was held in Cape Town, South Africa, over the weekend for Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning peace activist who helped end apartheid but also fought against the ...

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Steven Keith Widaman

Steven Keith Widaman October 20, 1954 – December 22, 2021 Steven Keith Widaman, 67, of Sturgeon, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held ...

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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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Missions leader Floyd McClung will be remembered at local service Saturday

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Floyd McClung, an author and international missions leader, will be remembered at a local service this Saturday. It will be held at 10 a.m. at Shoal Creek Community Church in Pleasant Valley, ...

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Global missions leader and former local pastor Floyd McClung dies

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Floyd McClung, who was a global missions leader, author and speaker, died on Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa, after an extended illness. He was the pastor of Metro Christian Fellowship in ...

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Was Rush Limbaugh saved? Friend and wife share his faith journey

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Rush Limbaugh’s faith was increasingly important to him in the years leading up to his death last week, according to a friend and his wife. Interest has grown surrounding Limbaugh, who mostly ...

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Rush Limbaugh has died of cancer at the age of 70

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Rush Limbaugh has passed away. The announcement was made in a personal statement by his wife, Kathryn, who opened Wednesday’s show for the iconic broadcaster.  After her comments, the program played America ...

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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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Bo Snerdley seeks urgent prayers for boss Rush Limbaugh

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Bo Snerdley, the longtime producer of The Rush Limbaugh radio show, on Wednesday asked for prayers as the host battles terminal lung cancer. The comments are generating speculation that the nation’s most popular ...

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‘God is my strength’: The faith of Hank Aaron

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Although the accolades continue for slugger Hank Aaron, who died Jan. 22, few mention his strong faith. Aaron reflected on his career years later, sharing how his faith carried him through the ...

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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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Late actor Chadwick Boseman frequently shared his Christian faith

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, perhaps best known for playing the title role of “Black Panther,” recently died at age 43 after a battle with colon cancer. From the impression he left on a ...

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Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain dead

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Popular Republican candidate and business owner Herman Cain died Thursday after being hospitalized for Covid-19. Cain, 74, was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on July 1. His death was announced on his website and ...

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J.I. Packer, author of ‘Knowing God,’ remembered after his death

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Around the world people the book “Knowing God” as one of the bestselling theological books ever written. Its prolific author, J.I. Packer, died last week at age 93. Packer, a lifelong Anglican, wrote ...

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‘He loved the Lord’ and his country, say tributes for singer Charlie Daniels

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Tributes continue to pour in days after a memorial for singer Charlie Daniels. A funeral service held at World Outreach Church in Tennessee drew hundreds  of friends and family, including legends in ...

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Vera Lynn, ‘We’ll Meet Again’ World War II sweetheart singer, dies at 103

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Vera Lynn, one of the world’s most famous singers during World War II, has died at the age of 103. Her rendition of We’ll Meet Again became an anthem for hope during ...

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Memorial for Ravi Zacharias will be livestreamed Friday morning

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Tributes continue to pour in for evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias, who died on May 19 at age 74 after a brief battle with cancer. His life and legacy will be celebrated ...

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Ravi Zacharias dies overnight after losing battle with cancer

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Christian apologist and Bible teacher Ravi Zacharias, 74, passed away at his home in Atlanta in the early hours of May 19.  Zacharias lost his battle with a rare form of cancer ...

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