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February 18th, 2019
HeartStrongFaith2019-Speakers
By Heart Song Faith – heartstrongfaith.com – February 2019 2019 HEARTSTRONG FAITH CONFERENCE February 22-23, 2019 FRIDAY 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM AND SATURDAY 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM The HeartStrong Faith Women’s conference is a gathering of women coming together to worship, pray, learn, and ultimately, lead others to Christ. Women will grow and flourish as they root themselves in the...
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February 12th, 2019
convicted/guilty SBC leaders
By: Robert Downen, Lise Olsen, John Tedesco, & Jon Shapley – houstonchronicle.com – February 10, 2019 First of three parts Thirty-five years later, Debbie Vasquez’s voice trembled as she described her trauma to a group of Southern Baptist leaders. She was 14, she said, when she was first molested by her pastor in Sanger, a tiny prairie town an hour...
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January 14th, 2019
School busses in Atlanta tell of human trafficking
By: Vanessa Bouché & Mark Daku – washingtonpost.com – January 11, 2019 Friday is human trafficking awareness day, a time dedicated to reflecting on the fact that an estimated 40.3 million people in the world are still in modern forms of slavery. The United Nations defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of people by improper...
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January 9th, 2019
migrants-honduras-border-wall
By: The Editors – nationalreview.com – January 8, 2019 There is indeed a simmering crisis at our southern border. It is not an influx of terrorists, and Trump administration representatives have tripped themselves up by trying to make the numbers show large numbers of suspected terrorists caught at the border. It is not a wave of immigrants from Mexico as...
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January 3rd, 2019
HealthCareSpendingChart
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – October 2, 2018 Synopsis: The health insurance system has failed America. Most of the blame lies with state and especially federal government intervention. Lawmakers have increasingly abandoned long-standing actuarial principles, culminating in the Affordable Care Act. The result is insurers are increasingly covering small and routine health expenditures and exposing patients to very expensive...
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November 30th, 2018
ancient_christians - icthus
By: Jonathon Van Maren – lifesitenews.com – November 19, 2018 Over the past decade, attacks on Canada’s Christian communities by LGBT activists have escalated significantly. In Alberta, Education Minister David Eggen is threatening to defund and possibly shut down religious schools that do not accept Gay-Straight alliance clubs. Canada’s Supreme Court recently ruled against Trinity Western University, a private Christian...
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November 30th, 2018
Drug paraphernalia
By: Mike Strobbe (& Federica Narancio) – stream.org – November 29, 2018 Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and...
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November 21st, 2018
Table Talk - hide under the table
By Richard Schiffman – nytimes.com – November 20, 2018 Thanksgiving is America’s yearly celebration of family togetherness. But with partisan divisions at a boiling point after the polarizing midterm election and a punishing political year, many are bracing themselves for a war of words at the dinner table this Thursday. For the past two decades, Peter Coleman, the director of...
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November 8th, 2018
Boy Erased - Movie logo
By: Focus Features – Released November 2, 2018 Focus Features presents writer/director/producer Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased. The film is based on Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley and stars Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges and Joel Edgerton. Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor...
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November 2nd, 2018
Health Care Spending Chart
By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – October 2, 2018 Synopsis: The health insurance system has failed America. Most of the blame lies with state and especially federal government intervention. Lawmakers have increasingly abandoned long-standing actuarial principles, culminating in the Affordable Care Act. The result is insurers are increasingly covering small and routine health expenditures and exposing patients to very expensive...
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