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News Briefs: Postal rate increase; King Charles & Trump; Delta Airlines & Hamas

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Today’s news briefs include postal rate increase; King Charles writes letter to Trump; Delta Airlines Palestinian pin controversy; Argentina and Hamas. Post Office again raises prices The cost of a stamp went ...

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California pastor asks Christians to join with Tennessee in praying for nation this month

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Pastor Jack Hibbs of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills is asking Christians to pray for the nation this month. He asked his own congregation to join with Tennessee, where Republican Gov. Bill Lee ...

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“They’re attacking churches in America,” says pastor after 200 Bibles burned on Easter

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Police in Tennessee continue to investigate a hate crime in which 200 Bibles were burned outside a small church on Easter morning. Greg Locke, pastor of Global Vision Bible Church in Mt. ...

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Nashville pastor returns to pulpit after daughter killed in shooting

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Chad Scruggs, senior pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Nashville, recently preached his first sermon since his 9-year-old daughter was killed in a mass shooting at a Christian school. “First of all, ...

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White House under fire for inviting Tennessee Democrats, not Christian shooting victims

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The Biden administration is being criticized for inviting three Democratic lawmakers from Tennessee to the White House but not family members and survivors of the recent shooting at a Christian school in ...

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Ouster sought of St. Louis circuit attorney over handling of traffic accident

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Kim Gardner, the progressive St. Louis circuit attorney, refused to resign after Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey earlier this week issued an ultimatum. Now Bailey has started legal proceedings to remove her ...

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Local seminary student, youth director dies in car accident

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A memorial service will be held this week for Caylee Dugger, a popular student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City who was killed in a car accident last week. She ...

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Memphis police video released, protests continue

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Protests took place Friday night into Saturday morning in cities across the nation after body camera video was released in the killing of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers. On Thursday, ...

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Sen. Marsha Blackburn shares tips to protect kids from left’s agenda at school

A leftist agenda has made it more challenging than ever for parents to prepare their children to go back to school, according to Sen. Marsha Blackburn. “When students head back to school ...

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California prohibits travel to states that ban breast removal on ‘transgender’ kids

California is banning travel to more states who are banning breast removal and other surgeries on children who believe they are transgender. California Attorney Gen. Robert Bonta issued an edict preventing employees ...

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Taliban denies Christians exist in Afghanistan. Here’s why it matters

Husain Andaryas was a religious fighter in the war against the invading Soviet army in Afghanistan in the early 1980s, but almost a year after the Soviets left, he converted to Christianity. ...

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Missionaries snuck past numerous guards in daring Haiti escape

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Escaping captors in the middle of the night, 12 Christian Aid Ministries missionaries hiked silently through the moonlit jungle of Haiti, pausing at times to pray for the direction that led to ...

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Bent, but not broken: Churches respond to deadly tornado aftermath

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As thousands of tornado victims begin the long task of rebuilding their lives, churches send supplies and relief workers. And hope. “Finally got my flocked tree I was wanting,” Taga Jones posted ...

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Samaritan’s Purse among those deploying to tornado ravaged areas

Christian relief agencies are pouring into six states devastated by a historic tornado outbreak that hit Friday night into Saturday morning. Samaritan’s Purse is already on the ground with relief trucks and volunteers. ...

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100 may be dead after overnight storms across Midwest, South

Kentucky’s governor says 100 people may be dead after a massive tornado tore across the state overnight. That death toll would be in addition to those lost in Missouri, Arkansas and other ...

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Christian school organization, female athletes ask to join lawsuit about transgender regulations

Christian Schools International and three female athletes are trying to intervene in a lawsuit challenging President Biden’s reinterpretation of sex discrimination. The new policy will allow biological males to compete against girls ...

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Samaritan needs volunteers for Tennessee flood response

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Dozens are dead after catastrophic flooding hit Tennessee and Christian relief groups need volunteers to respond. Samaritan’s Purse has deployed to the state assisting homeowners and counseling those who lost family and ...

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Iowa latest state to ban critical race theory

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Another state has banned critical race theory. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed legislation this week banning the theory from being taught and promoted in government agencies, schools or state-funded universities. Critical race ...

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Dina and Jerry: learning from their darkest hour

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After Dina Russell had an abortion, her boyfriend Jerry Davenport didn’t forsake the relationship. That was unusual for a young unmarried couple involved in a crisis pregnancy. In fact, couples like them ...

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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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Tenn. Gov. points to Christ at drive-in church service: ‘We know where our hope comes from’

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While some government leaders have discouraged drive-in church services, on a recent Sunday in Tennessee, the state’s governor attended a drive-in church service – and even delivered a word of inspiration from ...

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Coroner rules Christian son of singer TobyMac died of drug overdose

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An overdose of Fentanyl and amphetamines has been ruled the cause of death for Truett Foster McKeehan, 21, son of Christian rapper TobyMac. That from a report from the Davidson County (Tenn.) ...

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Several Tennessee Titans players make faith a higher priority than football

The Kansas City Chiefs have the Tennessee Titans to thank for not having to face the New England Patriots in the Dec. 12 playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium. The Titans knocked the ...

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Wife of American pastor arrested in India says his only crime is living for Jesus

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An American pastor from Tennessee is stranded in India after being arrested as he attempted to travel home to the United States. Bryan Nerren, leader of the International House of Prayer Ministries in ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley introduces legislation to move federal jobs to depressed areas

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The USDA recently caused a stir among career employees when it decided to move some of its operation from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City, Mo. Sen. Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, wants ...

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