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Salvation Army starting early in effort to ‘rescue Christmas’

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Salvation Army kettles are as much a part of the Christmas season as festive lights and caroling. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the organization is getting an early start on this year’s ...

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Look up. Those hazy skies is smoke from the West Coast

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Residents of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan are waking up to hazy skies today after smoke from western wildfires has reached the all the way to the Great Lakes. Blazes ...

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Patrick Mahomes’ mother credits faith for keeping her grounded

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Church has always been important to Randi Mahomes, the mother of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But during those turbulent, fast-paced years of professional baseball, she’d largely stopped going, until Pat’s ...

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From riots to Hurricane Laura, Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Blessing respond to human toll

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Now that Hurricane Laura has blown through the Gulf Coast, it’s time for families to begin rebuilding their lives and property. Two leading Christian relief organizations, Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Blessing, already ...

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Laura growing to CAT 4 hurricane, will hit Wednesday night

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The Gulf Coast of the United States is rapidly prepping for hurricane Laura which is “rapidly intensifying” over the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday morning.  It is expected to become a Category 4 ...

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Family Research Council documents state funding of abortion industry

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A new study by the Family Research Council gives Missouri and Kansas credit for attempting to defund the abortion industry but also points out where work remains to be done. Missouri has ...

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White House coronavirus expert Deborah Birx meets with Missouri officials            

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Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, praised Missouri’s box-in testing strategy, which involves testing, contact tracing, isolation and quarantine. “This box-in strategy that is being used here in Missouri ...

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Barbecue Baptist Church hits the road to share hope – and barbecued pork

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Pastors with a love for barbecue may want to follow the example of a Church in Navasota, Texas. Barbecue Baptist Church aims to bring a warm meal, a little levity and a ...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon to splash down Sunday

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The Crew Dragon spaceship is scheduled to return to Earth Sunday afternoon with a splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico. The two-person craft, built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX Corporation, will end a ...

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Effort to defund Fort Worth police defeated by voters

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The defund the police movement has been rebuked in the nation’s 13th largest city where voters approved the continuation of a tax that funds the city’s police department. More than 64 percent ...

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Trump campaign Tulsa rally postponed to honor Juneteenth celebration

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Anyone planning to travel to Tulsa for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally will have to wait a day. The event has been postponed from June 19 to June 20 because of a ...

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Covid-19 cases vary widely between red and blue states

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An analysis of red and blue states, and red and blue counties, indicates liberal areas were more affected by the Covid-19 virus than conservatives ones. The survey is an interesting insight into ...

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Largest contract yet awarded for border security wall

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President Donald Trump has awarded a North Dakota construction company a major $1.3 billion contract to build a portion of the security wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In the largest contract to ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley calls for investigation of meatpacking industry

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The coronavirus pandemic is exposing many flaws in the nation’s supply chain for essential items such as food. Sen Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to begin an ...

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Billy Graham chaplains minister during pandemic and tornadoes

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Samaritan’s Purse, the disaster relief arm of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is being stretched by pandemic response and the tornadoes that raged across Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana overnight last week. Teams ...

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Increase in pandemic-induced substance abuse expected

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Churches and ministries that work with those struggling with substance abuse may become more critical than ever during the ongoing pandemic. Mark Stringer, director of the Missouri Department of Mental Health, expects ...

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Biden gets primary wins but Sanders takes largest prize

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Senior Democrat, 77-year-old Joe Biden had good primary results in a half dozen southern states holding contests on Super Tuesday, but for the biggest prize he came up a loser. His win came ...

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Wife of Pastor Tony Evans dies of cancer: ‘First sunrise from Heaven’

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Respected pastor and evangelist Tony Evans has shared that his wife Lois passed away on the morning of Dec. 30 after battling a rare form of cancer. Evans, the senior pastor at ...

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Church members credited for stopping further carnage of church shooting

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Authorities,  state officials and church leaders are praising the volunteer church security team who helped stop a mass shooting and noted that a state law passed earlier this year made clear that gun ...

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Promise Keepers forms advisory board for next summer’s stadium event in Dallas

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After a 20-year break from stadium events, Promise Keepers plans to hold a major gathering at AT&T Stadium in Dallas next summer. The ministry recently announced the members of its advisory board. ...

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Judge removed in case of 7-year-old boy and gender transition custody battle

The Texas judge who weighed in on the side of the father in the case of James Younger, the seven-year-old boy caught in a transgender transition custody fight, has been removed from ...

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Texas Governor Abbott shares in Twitter exchange how God has used his disability for good

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has not let his disability slow him down or change his positive attitude toward life. Last week, he shared on social media how God has used for good ...

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James goes to school as a boy, despite mother’s bid to transition him

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A little boy from Texas, caught in the middle of a bitter custody battle that made national headlines when it was revealed his mother was forcing him to transition him into a ...

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Tim Tebow surprises inmates at maximum security prison

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Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow continues to go out of his way to put his faith into action Tebow and a Duck Dynasty star recently made a surprise visit to ...

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‘My identity is my faith in Christ,’ says Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have faith that this may be the year that their team finally makes it back to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs have started the season with ...

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