Prayer

February 08, 2018 - 4:39 pm
RIVERVIEW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan church under fire over a workshop likened to conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth is now being accused by a former church member of praying over her transgender son to release the "demon" from him. Kim Tooley and her son Seth attended Metro City Church in Riverview...
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President Donald Trump prays during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 08, 2018 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told a prayer breakfast Thursday that faith is "central to American life and liberty." In remarks to the annual gathering of lawmakers, religious leaders and dignitaries, Trump noted that America's founders invoked "our creator" in the Declaration of...
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January 31, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ Jan. 28 The Index-Journal of Greenwood on a bill that would require putting posters with "In God We Trust" and the state motto in every public school: If the posters state Rep. Mike Burns proposes be put up in every public school can save school...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Departing Gov. Sam Brownback wants Kansas residents to observe his final full day in office with prayer and fasting, but some critics are opting for pizza and beer. The governor's office issued its last proclamation, designating Tuesday as a "Day of Prayer and Fasting." He's...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:21 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Departing Gov. Sam Brownback wants Kansas residents to observe his final full day in office with prayer and fasting, but some critics are opting for pizza and beer. The governor's office issued its last proclamation, designating Tuesday as a "Day of Prayer and Fasting." He's...
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January 29, 2018 - 3:40 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin spoke to an elite group of GOP donors at a private retreat in California on the same day he had declared as a "day of prayer" for the small community impacted by a deadly school shooting last week. Bevin was a featured guest at the...
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevinspeaks in support of Marshall County in Benton, KY., Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Bevin spoke of the shooting at the high school that claimed the life of two teenagers and injured 21 others. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 29, 2018 - 3:38 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — On the day that Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin declared a "day of prayer" for the small community impacted by last week's deadly school shooting, Bevin was speaking to an elite group of GOP donors at a private retreat in California. Bevin was a featured guest Sunday at the...
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The parents of the deceased 15 year old Bailey Holt, left, stand in tears as Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signs the prayer proclamation on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 in Benton, Ky. Marshall County High School reopened its doors Friday as the school day began with an assembly. Police say two students were killed, 14 were wounded by gunfire and seven others suffered other injuries when the boy opened fire at the school Tuesday before classes began. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
January 26, 2018 - 5:27 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — This was supposed to be Spirit Week at Marshall County High School. Instead, homecoming events were canceled, the governor was in town lamenting the nation's moral decay, and preparations were being made for the funerals of two 15-year-old children. Tuesday's attack by a fellow...
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Jasen and Secret Holt, parents of Marshall County High School shooting victim Bailey Holt, listen as Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks at the Marshall County Children's Art Center in Benton, Ky., Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, before signing a proclamation declaring Sunday, Jan. 28 a day of prayer for the Marshall County High School shooting victims. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 1:08 pm
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Kentucky high school (all times local): 12:10 p.m. The father of a student who was killed in this week's Kentucky school shooting is asking for prayers for the "sweet kids" who died or were injured in the attack. Jasen Holt wept as he spoke at...
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January 22, 2018 - 9:12 am
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female president. The 51-year-old, who was FIFA's 1995 player of the year, won...
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