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ACU Faculty Member Named Chair of State Board of Examiners

ACU News ReleaseWendy Kilmer Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Abilene Christian University faculty member Dr. Lisa Merchant as chair of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists on Oct. 20. The board licenses and regulates marriage and family therapists in Texas. Merchant is assistant professor and chair of marriage and family studies, and director of the

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Holy Family Catholic Church hosting Life Chain

The 33rd annual National Life Chain will have a local presence Sunday, Nov. 1, in front of Holy Family Catholic Church, 5410 Buffalo Gap Road. Hours are 2-3:30 p.m. Signs will be provided, with slogans such as “Abortion Kills Children” and “Pray to End Abortion.” Anyone interested is invited to particpate. Go to the website of the sponsoring organization, http://www.lifechain.net,

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The King Still Reigns

By DANNY MINTON Sometimes I get a little nostalgic and think back on things from my past, which we grew up with every day. Telephone Party Lines – Not the 1-900 kind but the ones where you shared your phone with two of your neighbors Manual Type Writers – That was my high school graduation present from my grandmother Slide

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Laura Lacey Johnson

Editor’s Note: Laura Lacey Johnson is a former employee of KTXS-TV, the Community Foundation of Abilene, and Howard Payne University in Brownwood. She now lives in Missouri and is an author and creator of Christian videos. Her latest contribution follows. To see more, go to https://lauralaceyjohnson.com ” … Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is

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Poll: Voters of Faith Worried About Climate Change

Young Evangelicals for Climate Change news releaseTori Goebel A new poll finds that American voters of faith not only know that climate change is happening, they also want their elected officials to support policies that combat climate change and uplift clean energy. The poll from Nexus Polling, in partnership with the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George

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Election Novena Prayer

Election Novena Prayer IntentionsMonday, October 26 through Wednesday, November 4Each day’s intention is followed by one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and one Glory Be.Day One: Monday, October 26As we prepare for the national & local elections, in the midst of a global pandemic, may ourpolitical engagement be guided by our Catholic faith.Day Two: Tuesday, October 27In this month of

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National Cathedral to LiveStream Interfaith Service Nov. 1

Episcopal News ServiceEgan Millard As the United States struggles through a time of turbulence and tension, Washington National Cathedral will host a national interfaith prayer service on Sunday, Nov. 1 – two days before Election Day – featuring Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and other spiritual leaders. The service, titled “Holding Onto Hope: A national service for healing and wholeness,” will be livestreamed on

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What a Difference a ‘Y’ Makes

IDLE AMERICANCommentary by Dr. Don Newbury Google gets the last laugh, probably far more often than we know. Include one letter more than needed to “Google” and a subject turns research to clabber quicker than political candidates can call their opponents liars. (Seems like mere decades ago that such comments were tenderized, usually beginning with sentences like, “My worthy opponent deals

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