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Christian organization Passages donates $500K to two Israeli communities attacked by Hamas

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Passages, which sponsors trips to Israel for Christian students, has donated $500,000 to two communities in southern Israel that were damaged in the October 7 attack by Hamas. The group presented the ...

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FCA launched “24 Hours of Unbroken Prayer” today

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes today kicked off 24 hours of unbroken global prayer. The effort runs Friday, Feb. 16 through Saturday. “Prayer is a foundational component of a Christian’s spiritual walk, ...

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Impact of Asbury campus revival continues to be felt a year later

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The effects of the Asbury University campus revival continue to reverberate a year later. The outpouring started on the Wilmore, Ky., campus during a regularly scheduled chapel service in February 2023 and ...

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Asbury Revival’s Surprise for America

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We’ve prayed for revival in America for decades. But do we know what to do when it happens? It’s been one year since the revival at Asbury University in central Kentucky began ...

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Missouri homeschoolers may get more access to public schools

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Missouri state Sen. Ben Brown of Washington has pre-filed a bill that would allow homeschooled students to participate in public school activities. It has been coupled with provisions rolling back state oversight ...

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FCA celebrates banner year for leading athletes to Christ

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More than 51,000 student athletes, coaches and volunteers made decisions for Christ through the ministry of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in fiscal year 2023. “The best gift we can give and ...

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Parents concerned about Satan Club at Olathe school

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Parents of students at Olathe Northwest High School continue to express concerns about attempts to organize a “High School Satan Club.” The club has not yet been approved, according to the school. ...

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Kids find Christ through the expanding ministry of YFC

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“We pursue kids where they are, instead of expecting them to come to us,” says the CEO of Youth for Christ, Jacob Bland. “Together, through trusted relationships, we point them to Jesus, ...

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Campus rabbis respond to rise of antisemitism at nation’s colleges

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College rabbis are sounding the alarm about the spike in antisemitism on the nation’s campuses. Several who were in New York City for Brooklyn’s annual Chabad event spoke to the “New York ...

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News Briefs: Israel-Hamas War, satirical skit encourages Israelis

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Metro Voice is providing this news brief update to keep you informed on the Israel-Hamas war. For the first time since the Hamas attacks, Israelis may have smiled at a comedy skit ...

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Missouri school choice program already exceeds 2022 scholarship awards

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MOScholars, Missouri’s school choice program, already has exceeded the number of scholarships that were awarded last scholarship award cycle, with three months remaining in the cycle. Scholarships can be awarded up to ...

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Christian banking institution, Crown Ministries partnering to provide stewardship education

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AdelFi, a Christian banking institution in California, is teaming up with Crown Financial Ministries to provide biblical stewardship information. The exclusive banking partnership with Crown enables AdelFi to offer customized courses on ...

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Why is it so hard for elite universities to condemn Hamas terrorism?

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America’s leading universities have an antisemitism problem—and it starts at the top. This past week, university presidents and deans across the country wrote to their students and faculties to express concern in ...

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St. Louis mom on supporting your kids at college

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Missouri mother Mindy Horwitz, like many parents, had to adjust when her kids left home for college. She founded mindyKNOWS, an organization that helps guide young adults through the ups and downs of ...

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Tributes pour in for Loren Cunningham, founder of Youth With a Mission

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Loren Cunningham, the influential founder of Youth With a Mission (YWAM), died last week in Kona, Hawaii, at age 88. He also was the author of several books, including “Is That Really You, ...

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Nationwide Bring Your Bible to School Day is Thursday

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Hundreds of thousands of students across the nation are expected to participate in the annual Bring Your Bible to School Day on Thursday, Oct. 5. Participation in the event, sponsored by Focus ...

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Book excerpt: ‘Taken by Surprise’ delves into Asbury revival

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It was an ordinary chapel service on Feb. 8, 2023, in Hughes Auditorium at Asbury University. But what happened next was anything but ordinary, taking almost everyone by surprise. While most left ...

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Group to spend $10 million supporting school choice in 2024 elections

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School choice has become a hot issue in the wake of the pandemic. As the 2024 election season approaches, the American Federation for Children is launching a super PAC called AFC Victory ...

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These Missouri and Kansas school districts keep transgender identity from parents

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Kansas and Missouri school districts have policies that do not inform parents of a child’s transgender identification, according to a parental rights organization. The districts are just some of the over 1,000 ...

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Missouri Supreme Court rules parents can be jailed if kids miss too much school

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Missouri parents can be jailed if their children fail to attend school regularly, the state Supreme Court ruled this week. The litigation centered around Tamarae LaRue and Caitlyn Williams in Lebanon, Mo., ...

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Highway Patrol shares safety tips as students return to school

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As students prepare to return to school, the Missouri and Kansas Highway Patrol remind drivers to be cautious on the roads. “With a back-to-school surge, there’ll be a change in traffic patterns,” ...

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Several measures to boost student safety will take effect in Missouri this school year

Missouri families preparing to send their children back to school later this month may notice several steps the state is taking to increase school security. Legislators approved recommendations from the governor’s office ...

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Master’s degree offered to Christians at Jewish college

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Christians who want to learn more about Judaism can now earn a master’s degree at Yeshiva University in New York City. The Hebraic Studies Program for Christian Students began this summer as ...

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Crisis: Missouri fentanyl overdoses are up 75 percent in past four years

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Fentanyl overdoses have increased by 75 percent in Missouri since 2019, and 2023 is on track to be another record year. The drug is up to 50 times more powerful than heroin ...

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New language developed by Wycliffe now serving deaf African students

A new language for the Deaf and Deaf-Blind is now being used in both public and private schools in Africa. It was developed by Wycliffe Associates, known for empowering mother-tongue Bible translators ...

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