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Supreme Court rules against Virus restrictions on churches – 4W NEWS

In a 5-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court sided with religious organizations in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions put in place by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo limiting the number of people attending religious services. The case is the latest pitting religious groups against city and state officials seeking to stop the spread of Covid-19,…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Give thanks, really?

By Paul Bawden My wife and I were listening to a television program recently where the hosts were talking about thanksgiving. With their special guest, they spent some time considering what one could be thankful for during this thanksgiving season. As I listened to their conversation, I begin to ask myself this question, “Why give…

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4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: 14 Republican state attorney generals file brief supporting transgender athlete ban in Idaho

MADISON, Wisc., Nov. 25, 2020 /4 WINDS USA/ — Fourteen Republican attorney generals from various states filed a brief supporting an Idaho law banning transgender athletes from competing on girl’s high school and college teams. The brief was written by Nebraska Attorney General Douglas Peterson. It argues that states are allowed to draw distinctions based…

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MERRILL OLSON: God’s timing amidst a globalistic agenda

By Merrill Olson Back in the early eighties when I was a young pastor, someone showed me a book on Globalism. I looked at it and made a few comments, but that was the extent of it. Amazingly, the author had insight into something that was beyond peoples’ minds. It was not even covered in…

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Qantas CEO says airline will require passengers traveling internationally to get Virus vaccine – 4W NEWS

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said the airline is planning to require passengers traveling internationally to prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 after the vaccinations become available to the public. In an interview with Australian broadcaster 9 Network, Joyce said Monday that the company is looking to change its terms and conditions to ensure travelers…

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Pope Francis hosts NBA players to talk social justice (Marxism) – 4W NEWS

In an unprecedented meeting, a delegation of five NBA players and several officials from the National Basketball Players Association met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday morning for a private audience to discuss their work on social justice issues. An assistant to Pope Francis reached out to the players’ association last week indicating…

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4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: USA Gymnastics opens doors to transgenders, even without hormone therapy

MADISON, Wisc., Nov. 20, 2020 /4 WINDS USA/ — USA Gymnastics says transgenders can compete without sex reassignment surgery, hormone treatment, or legal gender recognition. According to USAG, “emotional and psychological” safety opened the door for their new policy. In 2018, USAG filed for bankruptcy after Larry Nassar sexually abused dozens of national team members…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Am I believing the biggest lie?

By Paul Bawden You may be familiar with the term, the big lie. It’s the name of a propaganda technique coined by Adolf Hitler. The big lie was that a lie told over and over again, and treated as true, would eventually be believed as truth. Hitler, in his hatred of the Jewish people, used…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Winners and losers in the USA election

By Paul Bawden Both parties in the USA election are stating that the 2020 election is one of the most important in the history of America. Such is true when one considers the two different platforms that are apparent in each of the political parties. One must choose wisely. So, what will be one’s attitude…

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MERRILL OLSON: America at a precipice

By Merrill Olson America is truly at a precipice. It is situated on a very steep or overhanging place. This presidential election will determine whether or not it makes a sheer fall into no return. If it drops into the abyss, it will exist for a time as God allows, but it will never be…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Voting in the U.S.A. election

By Paul Bawden Election day in the USA is Tuesday, November 3. Already voting has started through the mail. So, who should one vote for? Here are some questions to think about before one votes. A recent Breakpoint provided some thoughts for the following consideration. (1) How does the candidate value life? Is one just…

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MERRILL OLSON: Recent peace agreement is temporary

By Merrill Olson President Trump was instrumental in a recent peace agreement between Israel and two Arab nations. For many, this was met with amazement because it had never been done before by any preceding presidents. Yet, it has also brought curiosity by certain believers as to how it ties into Bible prophecy. I have…

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STEVE McCONKEY: Biblical to be a Christian and political

By Steve McConkey “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan” (Proverbs 29:2). Christians need to stand up as they preach the gospel. Here are examples: Nathan directly confronted King David about his sin with Bathsheba (2 Samuel 7). Samuel confronted King Saul for not carrying out the…

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4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: President Steve McConkey applauds GOP senators for anti-transgender bill (external link)

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) MADISON, Wis., Sept. 25, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — Some Republican senators introduced a bill making it a violation of federal civil rights law if schools allow transgender athletes to compete as girls. The Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act would stop biological males from competing as girls or lose federal funding.…

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MERRILL OLSON: Masks so like the mark of the beast

By Merrill Olson When this corona virus occurred, it is interesting how easily people obeyed wearing masks. As governors and certain medical personnel, not all, mandated it, it is amazing how people complied without questioning whether it actually protects. Now, I’m not saying it does not. Yet, I am wondering if certain health problems may…

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MERRILL OLSON: Surface Christianity lacks impact

by Merrill Olson A good question to begin is simply: Is the Christian Church today impacting a society and world dominated by corrupt world leaders and radical politicians? It sounds negative but it is reality! The United States of America of my youth is totally different than what it taking place today with the riots…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Life or death

By Paul Bawden Recently my sister passed away after a two year battle with ovarian cancer. She lost the battle but won the war. I say that because my sister had a living faith, faith that was placed not in the changing ideas of men, but in the unchanging person of the Lord Jesus Christ,…

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4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: After approving social justice messages, will the NCAA allow Christian messages on uniforms? (external link)

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) MADISON, Wisc., Aug. 6, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — 4 WINDS USA President Steve McConkey contacted NCAA officials in Indianapolis to ask them if they will allow Christian messages on uniforms now that they passed a rule allowing social justice messages. McConkey stands up worldwide for Christian athletes. Athletes will now be able to…

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4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: Ban Black Lives Matter from sports (external link)

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) MADISON, Wisc., July 27, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — We have an epidemic in sports called Black Lives Matter (BLM). A very small percentage of policemen have created situations that need addressed. However, the extreme reaction through BLM is dangerous. Professional sports teams promote BLM by allowing kneeling before and during the national anthem,…

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MERRILL OLSON: America ripe for judgement

By Merrill Olson“If God does not judge America, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah” is a statement that has been uttered by many for years. Decades ago when the United States practiced the Judeo Christian ethic, that assertion would have brought puzzlement into peoples’ minds. Yet, that is no longer the case.…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Is America losing its soul?

By Paul Bawden The happenings in America can only cause one to ask this question. For the foundation of any country, of any civilization, is that which keeps a people grounded in that which lasts. And what is that which lasts? That which promotes righteousness – that which upholds the integrity and value of each…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Freedom at risk??

By Paul Bawden The wake-up call, have you heard it? It’s a loud cry to every American to wake up to the reality that individual freedom is being directly challenged – challenged by those causing uprisings, destruction, with certain demands – that if their changes are not met, the place will be burned down. Such…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Peace – really???

By Paul Bawden The happenings in the United States right now are telling us that there is a desperate need for peace – peace among individuals, peace in all of our relationships, and ultimately peace with God. Of course, saying that there is a need for peace in the USA at this time almost seems…

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MERRILL OLSON: Present circumstances point to the Antichrist

By Merrill Olson Many of us watched with dismay over the recent rioting, violence, stealing, and destruction with the protests. Innocent peoples’ places of business have been literally destroyed. All of them are victims of ruthlessness. They had absolutely nothing to do with a police officer’s actions. And yet, depraved human nature can take things…

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PAUL BAWDEN: Something of ‘hell’ breaks loose

By Paul Bawden The lethal Coronavirus stopped the world in its tracks. Now the tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd has caused protests along with riots and vandalism in major cities in the United States, with such spreading world-wide. Our prayers for God’s strength, peace, and comfort are for those who have lost loved…

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Colorado Stalker Kevin Beck’s criminal record

Kevin Beck is an author of running books (Run Strong) and a coach. The above picture is of Beck and girlfriend Lize Brittin. They co-authored Young Runners at the Top. Kevin Beck continues to cyber stalk Steve McConkey, 4 WINDS USA President, and his wife. He has created a multitude of false accounts, a mocking…

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