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What We Have Learned about Censorship and Suppression of Speech in ‘Free’ America

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America is certainly not China or North Korea when it comes to censorship and suppressing free speech. But we are not nearly as free as we thought we were. The events of ...

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The hidden spiritual advice on the Franklin Cent

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Perhaps the United States of America would not have become so politicized had we all followed a good piece of advice from Benjamin Franklin. In Benjamin Franklin’s 1737 book, Poor Richard’s Almanac, he ...

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Today in Christian history: Volunteers work to meet spiritual, physical needs of Civil War soldiers

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Wounded men lay in the blazing sun in an open field at Gettysburg, pleading for relief. It was 1861 and the American Civil War was raging inflicting enormous casualties on both sides. ...

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Troubled economy has hurt churches, slight majority of Protestant pastors say

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Just more than half of Protestant pastors in the United States believe current economy is having a negative impact on their churches, a new survey from Lifeway Research found. By contrast, just ...

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Mortgage interest rates surge past 6% with no signs of stopping

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The average interest rate on the most popular U.S. home loan rose above 6 percent for the first time since 2008 and is now more than double the level it was one year ago, ...

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Entire church congregation remains in limbo after fleeing Hong Kong

A congregation of Christians continues to seek asylum after fleeing Hong Kong.  The group remains in Thailand asking the United Nations refugee agency for protection from religious persecution at the hand of ...

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Solomon Islands blocks U.S navy after signing pact with China

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Who lost the Solomon Islands? That’s the question many are asking after that nation announced it is refusing the United States Navy from entering any of its ports. It’s a major blow ...

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Whole Foods founder warns socialists “taking over” America

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Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey is warning that “socialists are taking over” the U.S. Mackey made the statement during a Thursday podcast with Reason Magazine and it mirrors what more and ...

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U.S. in recession after 2nd quarter GDP released

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The United States is in recession. The realization came Thursday morning after the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that GDP fell almost 1% in the second quarter. For the last 10 recessions, ...

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Faith leaders share explanations for sharp decline in faith in God

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Christian leaders have several explanations for why faith in God has hit an all-time low in the United States. Bart Barber, pastor of First Baptist Church of Farmersville in rural East Texas ...

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Kansas City named #1 city for work and play

Forget New York, LA or Vienna. Kansas City has been named the best city in the world to work during the day and explore in the evenings and on weekends. Notably, it ...

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Kansas City selected to host World Cup soccer matches in 2026

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The world is coming to Kansas City in four years. FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, announced the host cities for the 2026 World Cup on Thursday, with 11 U.S. cities, ...

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Flag Day continues proud tradition dating back to June 14, 1777

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Flag Day can be easy to overlook because it falls between Memorial Day and Independence Day on June 14. The non-profit group American Journey Experience shared how the holiday began and why ...

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Yes, young adult, you can fly the American flag and be proud

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Many young people say they are not patriotic. It’s an important issue as we celebrate Flag Day on June 14. I want to say to these young adults: patriotism does not mean you condone ...

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CDC quietly changes monkeypox mask guidance just hours after posting it

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday told Americans to wear a mask to avoid monkeypox then immediately reversed that guidance. The controversial federal agency, which has been criticized ...

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How much do you know about Memorial Day?

How much do you know about Memorial Day? Today, as we ponder the selfless sacrifice of the men and women of our armed forces, we hope that you will join us in ...

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U.S. will support Japan as permanent member of UN Security Council

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The Biden administration now says it will support Japan becoming a permanent member of the UN Security Council. The belated move comes almost five years after former President Donald Trump called for ...

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Suffering from Apocalypse fatigue?

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve been experiencing some serious “apocalypse fatigue.” For the past two years the news has been dominated by one world-threatening catastrophe after another. It’s like the ...

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Demands that Biden ban Russian oil find rare unity in Washington

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The Biden administration continues to refuse calls to ban Russian oil imports. That could soon change. The demands are coming fast and furious and have been a rare point of unity between ...

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U.S. approves Polish MIG fighter jets for Ukraine

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After mounting public pressure, the Biden administration has approved Poland’s plan to give fighter jets to Ukraine. Poland, a NATO member, had urged the United States and fellow NATO members to ramp ...

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Russia invades Ukraine: Here’s how we got here

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This is a frightening moment. Russia has invaded Ukraine, the largest country in Western Euopre, and certainly those most frightened right now are the people of Ukraine. But violent aggression – a ...

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The People’s Convoy of truckers heads from California to Washington, D.C.

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The United States is about to get its own version of Canada’s truck convoy. Truckers will leave Barstow, Calif., on Wednesday and head cross-country to Washington, D.C.  Other convoys are also forming ...

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Israel encourages citizens to leave Ukraine

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Israeli citizens living in Ukraine may be at risk as Russia threatens an invasion. On Sunday, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett urged them to return home to Israel. “Like the entire world, we ...

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Today In Christian History: Chaplains, death, and heroism on the high seas

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February 3, 1943: Four Chaplains Set a High Standard of Heroism Captain Hans J. Danielsen of the Dorchester was uneasy. The coast guard had warned him that a U-boat was prowling the ...

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Israel concerned about Ukrainian Jews as Russian invasion threat mounts

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Israel is concerned about the fate of 70,000 Jews living in Ukraine as the threat of a Russian invasion increases. Feeling caught between two powers, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett offered to ...

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