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How to turn Lent into a joyful season

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Instead of gloomy and repulsive, Lent can be transformed into a season of joy. What is your view of Lent? Do you think of it as a long, torturous season, full of ...

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Trump administration, Taliban sign deal to end Afghan war

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Polls show overwhelming support for ending the war in Afghanistan and today President Donald Trump made good on his campaign promise to do just that. The United States signed a peace agreement ...

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In amazing show of support, Arab nations send ambassadors to peace plan unveiling

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Peace between Israel and Palestinians living in the Biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria, known as the West Bank, has been elusive for 75 years. On Tuesday President Donald Trump released a ...

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Grace in the New Year

As 2020 begins, let me offer up something for all — show more grace. I can offer grace and hope you can do the same. Remember too that you don’t know what ...

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins credits faith for overcoming criticism in upset win over Saints

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins made two great passes on Sunday to knock the New Orleans Saints out of the playoffs, and perhaps threw a monkey off his back at the same time. ...

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Book by local author explores the ability to find peace in Christ after series of losses

A great loss or series of losses doesn’t have to define your life. Local author Gregor Southard shares a collection of blogs he wrote between 2012 and 2014 in his new memoir “Emerging ...

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Netanyahu expected to win Likud Party election

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Likud voters streamed to polls across Israel Thursday deciding to keep Netanyahu or go with a younger and rising young leader. At 9:00 a.m., 106 polling stations opened to handle the 116,048 ...

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Israel headed toward March 2 election if no coalition formed

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Is Israel headed towards another historic election – the third in less than a year? That’s the plan as Israel’s two biggest parties agreed on a March 2 election date, barring a last-minute power-sharing ...

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Over 30 churches attacked, clergy and members killed in rising unrest in Ethiopia

During the past two years since a young prime minister has taken over as the new leader of Ethiopia, more than 30 churches have been attacked with more than half of the ...

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Trump bypasses media to explain Syria troop pull-out

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In an effort to provide news that is unfiltered by national media outlets, Metro Voice provides below the comments of President Trump concerning the Syria troop pull-out. Diplomatic Reception Room 11:41 A.M. ...

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Pence announces cease fire between Turkey, Kurds

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Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday announced that the U.S. brokered a five-day ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish forces in Northern Syria. The agreement allows the Kurds to withdraw to roughly 20 ...

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Israeli Arab plumbers show act of kindness to Holocaust survivor

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Peace often begins with a small act of kindness. While the media tends to focus on conflict in the Middle East in general and the Jewish–Arab conflict in particular, ...

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Kindness is key to a more peace-filled world

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But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control”—Galatians 5:22-23 Did you know you have the power to turn someone’s day around? And, in the ...

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Time to tell Palestinian Arabs the truth

It’s time for some hard truth for Palestinians. In late August, an innocent teenager, Rina Shnerb, became the latest Israeli to die in a Palestinian terrorist attack. Her father and brother were ...

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Overcomer is a movie that asks: What defines you?

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What defines who you are? Your job? Your spouse, your partner, your accomplishments? Does your sense of well-being and satisfaction come from dependence on your position or friends or appearance or skills? ...

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Faith in Jesus unites former Northern Ireland enemies

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – There is peace in Belfast, officially. But a wall still separates Republican Catholics and Unionist Protestants. And a gate between the two still closes every night to keep ...

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Former Miss Iraq may lose citizenship after defending Israel

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Standing up for Israel at the UN may lose former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan her citizenship. Idan, who has faced opposition and death threats in the past, spoke in defense of Israel ...

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Lay your burden down

There are millions of people carrying such heavy burdens all across our world.  They cannot sleep at night and wake up tired.  They have regular appointments with their counselors.  Their attempts at ...

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Pope Francis praises President Trump for peace efforts

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Putting past differences aside, Pope Francis has expressed his support for President Donald Trump. The comments came after Trump became the fist president to step foot in North Korea and announced diplomatic ...

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President Trump walks into North Korea, meets with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. In a meeting apparently arranged after Trump invited Kim on Twitter ...

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Palestinians can’t handle the truth as peace summit nears

As the US prepares to announce its peace plan for Israel and Arabs living in the “West Bank,” calls from Palestinian leaders to boycott the summit where it will be announced are ...

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Anxiety: Can we beat it?

In my 32 years of practice I have found that anxiety has continued to increase, affecting people who seldom would have wrestled with it in years past. A certain amount of anxiety ...

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Jordanian media calls for third intifada to stop peace plan

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Jordanian officials and state-run newspapers there are calling for a violent third “intifada” against Israel. Jordan is considered an ally of both Israel and the United States. In fact, the Hashemite Kingdom, ...

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EU moves to stop Palestinian textbooks that teach kids to be jihadists

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After a study found that Palestinian textbooks used in schools are teaching kids to be jihadists, the European Union said it will begin examining new Palestinian school textbooks before they are released. ...

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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett finds peace and perspective in his faith in Christ

After earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, Virginia couldn’t avoid the talk of losing in the first round again. In 2018, coach Tony Bennett ...

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