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A lukewarm defense of religious liberty 06/13/2021

A lukewarm defense of religious liberty

“Garland’s nuanced approach may be an attempt to signal a dutiful, if reluctant, defense of the existing law. But the toned-down language buttresses the schools’ contention that they can’t rely on the government to defend their interests.”

A lukewarm defense of religious liberty Justice Department avoids commitment on defense of Christian schools

Gridiron mission 06/13/2021

Gridiron mission

“Despite compelling material, 12 Mighty Orphans fumbles an opportunity to make viewers cheer,” reviewer Bob Brown writes.

Gridiron mission Historical football drama 12 Mighty Orphans makes wrong calls

Chasing down the flu 06/13/2021

Chasing down the flu

Scientists who track flu strains say at least two have died out. John Dawson reports that, if true, it could provide an advantage to those designing future flu shots.

Chasing down the flu COVID-19 protocols may have eradicated some influenza strains

Uyghur Muslims recount Beijing’s persecution 06/13/2021

Uyghur Muslims recount Beijing’s persecution

“They first gave me a pill and said to take it,” 55-year-old Bumeryem Rozi said last week. “Half an hour later, they put a needle in my belly. And sometime after that I lost my child.”

She was one of several Uyghurs who recounted the Chinese government’s abuses before an independent tribunal in the UK.

Onize Ohikere has more:

Uyghur Muslims recount Beijing’s persecution More evidence on abuse in China’s Xinjiang region goes public

Debate over s*xual abuse heats up ahead of 2021 Southern Baptist… 06/12/2021

Debate over s*xual abuse heats up ahead of 2021 Southern Baptist…

The Southern Baptist Convention will convene for its annual meeting next week as a heated debate rages over how the denomination handles s*xual abuse charges.

Debate over s*xual abuse heats up ahead of 2021 Southern Baptist… A heated debate over how to handle charges of s*xual abuse confronts the Southern Baptists’ annual meeting

Not the right size 06/12/2021

Not the right size

Scientists say North American right whales are shrinking in size. John Dawson explains why being smaller puts the already endangered species at even greater risk.

Not the right size Research finds the North Atlantic right whale is shrinking

Preaching and living the gospel 06/12/2021

Preaching and living the gospel

“In this excerpt, Holmes writes to her son (and other Christians) about the good news of the gospel that Christ saves, and then how to think about the implications for all of life—in all of its complexity.” —Jamie Dean

Preaching and living the gospel An African American mother’s advice on living alongside the Church

U.S. reopening continues 06/12/2021

U.S. reopening continues

Illinois lifted most of its coronavirus-related capacity rules Friday as infections continued to fall. The state still requires social distancing in some settings.

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Tulsa’s century of lessons 06/11/2021

Tulsa’s century of lessons

For decades, Oklahomans knew little of the 1921 race massacre. Michael Reneau explains how the dedication of many amateur historians and volunteers helped uncover the truth.

Tulsa’s century of lessons What else can we learn from renewed attention on the Tulsa Race Massacre?

Music profile - Three Heath Brothers 06/11/2021

Music profile - Three Heath Brothers

“She wanted the words that we were learning to stick in our heads for when we were older and going through trials,” Nicholas Heath said.

Hear the 3 Heath Brothers' harmonies in Myrna Brown’s music profile.

Music profile - Three Heath Brothers Sibling trio carries gospel legacy to the next generation

A legend in the woods 06/11/2021

A legend in the woods

Marty VanDriel writes that The Water Man is “a delight, with just enough danger and intrigue to keep you riveted.”

A legend in the woods In The Water Man , two children’s quest to find a mysterious figure will intrigue viewers but may scare younger kids

Culture Friday - Colleges that coddle left and punch right 06/11/2021

Culture Friday - Colleges that coddle left and punch right

“I want to publicly affirm what this church has done to support Tanner Cross. And I hope they write a book that every pastor in America is now required to read, so that they know what to do the next time. . . ”

John Stonestreet talks with Nick and Myrna about education on The World and Everything in It.

Culture Friday - Colleges that coddle left and punch right Are today’s graduates learning how to be good employees and citizens?

Government reports another jump in prices 06/11/2021

Government reports another jump in prices

Consumer prices rose again in May, bringing overall inflation for the past year to 5 percent.

Leigh Jones reports on what’s behind the price increases.

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Show us your papers 06/11/2021

Show us your papers

"The vaccine spat in Florida is part of an ongoing debate over whether vaccine passports pose more problems than solutions, or even if they’re needed at all."

WJI graduate Mary Muncy reports:

Show us your papers As COVID numbers fall, the debate over vaccine passports continues

China passes legislation to counter foreign sanctions 06/11/2021

China passes legislation to counter foreign sanctions

“In response to mounting sanctions from Western countries, China’s top legislature passed an anti-sanctions law Thursday that could deny entry, freeze assets, and block the business transactions of individuals responsible for sanctions against China.”

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NC legislature passes unborn protections 06/11/2021

NC legislature passes unborn protections

The North Carolina Senate sent legislation to the governor that would protect babies from being aborted on the basis of race, s*x, or a Down syndrome diagnosis.

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NC legislature passes unborn protections WORLD is a news organization producing biblically sound, daily coverage of global, national, and cultural current events.

Cal Thomas - Truth and propaganda 06/10/2021

Cal Thomas - Truth and propaganda

Cal Thomas weighs in on Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ reported plan to help America’s children discern truth from lies and know when they are being fed “disinformation.”

Cal Thomas - Truth and propaganda Before we can spot lies, we have to know what’s true

Will Portland strike out? 06/10/2021

Will Portland strike out?

Portland has been trying to lure the Oakland A’s since 2017, but can the city overcome its image problem after last year’s riots and looting?

Ray Hacke takes a look -->

Will Portland strike out? Last year’s violent protests in Portland could hurt the city’s chances of attracting baseball’s Oakland A’s

Uncovering historic abuse of Indigenous children in Canada 06/10/2021

Uncovering historic abuse of Indigenous children in Canada

“To Indigenous people in Canada, the discovery last month of 215 children buried in an unmarked grave near a shuttered boarding school confirms stories they’ve heard for years.”

Uncovering historic abuse of Indigenous children in Canada Mass grave at closed Canadian boarding school for Indigenous children prompts reflection, more searches

Reconciliation and a rocking chair 06/10/2021

Reconciliation and a rocking chair

On opposite sides during the Civil War, A. K. Shaifer and William Duffner’s post-war friendship offers an enduring illustration of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Kim Henderson shares the story on our podcast.

Reconciliation and a rocking chair Two soldiers who fought on opposite sides of the Civil War leave a legacy of forgiveness

Loudoun County’s brewing education battle 06/10/2021

Loudoun County’s brewing education battle

Virginia parents are suing over a school board’s anonymous bias reporting plan, arguing it will silence students’ speech.

Loudoun County’s brewing education battle Virginia parents sue to stop school district’s anonymous bias reporting plan

Killings of Christians continue in Nigeria 06/10/2021

Killings of Christians continue in Nigeria

“A respected watchdog group reports more than 1,470 people have been killed this year and more than 2,200 abducted in a worsening Islamic insurgency.”

Mindy Belz shares more from Nigeria and other international news in Globe Trot.

Killings of Christians continue in Nigeria The reported death of a Boko Haram leader likely won’t improve the situation

Keystone XL pipeline project scrapped 06/10/2021

Keystone XL pipeline project scrapped

Keystone XL’s key sponsor announced yesterday it would work with the government to terminate the oil pipeline project safely.

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Infrastructure talks fail 06/10/2021

Infrastructure talks fail

President Joe Biden and a group of Republicans were unable to come to a compromise on an infrastructure bill.

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Court affirms equal treatment for religious schools 06/09/2021

Court affirms equal treatment for religious schools

A Vermont program entitled students living in an area without a public school to a tuition payment toward the independent high school of their choice, except for religious schools. Now a federal court has ruled that exclusion discriminatory.

Steve West has more:

Court affirms equal treatment for religious schools Ruling bars Vermont from excluding religious schools from rural tuition funding

Pro-life muscle memory in Missouri 06/09/2021

Pro-life muscle memory in Missouri

Missouri pro-lifers are advancing a culture of life in other ways as they await a federal ruling on major legislation.

Leah Hickman explains in Vitals.

Pro-life muscle memory in Missouri Outright protections for the unborn remain on pause, but pro-life lawmakers advance the culture of life in other ways

Checking in on charters 06/09/2021

Checking in on charters

Following Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana instituted a system of charter schools in New Orleans. Esther Eaton reports on new research showing how the change benefited students.

Checking in on charters New Orleans’ post-Katrina education rescue plan shows benefits of charters

Washington Wednesday - Negotiating with Iran 06/09/2021

Washington Wednesday - Negotiating with Iran

“America's at our strongest when we can come up with a joint strategy ahead of time, rather than have this whiplash policy from administration to administration. I really hope that that's where—behind the scenes—responsible Democrats and responsible Republicans can go.” —Michael Rubin

Hear this Q&A from our podcast.

Washington Wednesday - Negotiating with Iran Will a new nuclear agreement be any better than the last one?

Steve West - On your graduation 06/09/2021

Steve West - On your graduation

Is there a high school graduate in your family?

Steve West has advice for grads about living, passion, fear, and people-pleasing.

Steve West - On your graduation Remember, in the school of life, God is a kind headmaster

Justice Department defends Trump in defamation suit 06/09/2021

Justice Department defends Trump in defamation suit

Government lawyers filed a brief supporting President Donald Trump in a defamation case.

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“Butcher of Bosnia” loses genocide appeal 06/09/2021

“Butcher of Bosnia” loses genocide appeal

“Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic, known as ‘the Butcher of Bosnia,’ lost his final appeal Tuesday against his 2017 convictions for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.”

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More vaccination questions and answers 06/08/2021

More vaccination questions and answers

Dr. Charles Horton responds to more WORLD reader questions about the COVID vaccines.

More vaccination questions and answers Addressing concerns about mRNA vaccines, adverse reactions, and viral mutations

Court rules teacher allowed to disagree 06/08/2021

Court rules teacher allowed to disagree

“Advocating for causes I believe in, on my personal time, should not cost me my job,” Virginia elementary school teacher Tanner Cross said.

Steve West reports that a state court judge agreed and ordered the school board to reinstate him.

Court rules teacher allowed to disagree Virginia parents and teachers push back against progressive ideology

Supreme Court rules against migrants who entered illegally 06/08/2021

Supreme Court rules against migrants who entered illegally

In a unanimous ruling, the Supreme Court decided immigrants who entered the U.S. without authorization cannot apply for permanent residency even if they received Temporary Protected Status.

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Reynolds Baptist Church Awana Reynolds Baptist Church Awana
520 Rose Hill Rd
Asheville, 28803

Reynolds Baptist Church Awana has a club for all children and youth from puggles (2years) to Journey (high school).

Bent Creek Baptist Church Children's Ministry Bent Creek Baptist Church Children's Ministry
1554 Brevard Rd
Asheville, 28806

We have a new face for our children's ministry called 'The Dock.' It is crucial for children to know Christ as their Anchor to have a firm foundation!!

Congregation Beth HaTephila Congregation Beth HaTephila
43 N. Liberty Street
Asheville, 28801

An Engaging, Inclusive, Reform Congregation in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Elkwood UMC Elkwood UMC
17 Elk Mountain Rd
Asheville, 28804

17 Elk Mountain Road P O Box 8248 Asheville NC 28814 I-26 Exit 24 toward Beaver Lake Sunday Worship 12:00 noon Pastor George M. Davis

Beaverdam Baptist Church Young Adult Sunday School Class Beaverdam Baptist Church Young Adult Sunday School Class
399 Beaverdam Rd
Asheville, 28804

Beaverdam Baptist Church's Young Adult Sunday School Class meets every Sunday morning at 10am.

Hopkins Chapel AME Zion Church Hopkins Chapel AME Zion Church
21 College Pl
Asheville, 28801

In 1868, the Negro communicants of Central United Methodist Church decided to withdraw from the membership of that church and establish a Temple of Worship among members of their own race, faith and denomination.

*Consuming Fire* *Consuming Fire*
191 Chunns Cove Rd
Asheville, 28805

Reaching the lost, one dance at a time....

Grace Episcopal Church Grace Episcopal Church
871 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, 28804-2404

The Official page of the Grace Episcopal Church family in Asheville, North Carolina

Redeemer Asheville Redeemer Asheville
We Meet At Grace Baptist Church: 718 Haywood Rd
Asheville, 28806

We are an Anglican church in Asheville, Rooted in the historic Christian faith, Rhythmic in spiritual exercise, and Redemptive in practice.

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Asheville, NC St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Asheville, NC
337 Charlotte St
Asheville, 28801

The Episcopal Church welcomes you.

Eagle Rock Church Eagle Rock Church
10 Roberts St
Asheville, 28801

PASTORS ... Larry and Ramona Nix

Mount Carmel Students Mount Carmel Students
200 Mount Carmel Road
Asheville, 28806

Our youth ministry is dedicated to helping teenagers experience a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ!