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Attendees to a recent meeting at a small country church on the border of Minnesota and South Dakota found armed guards at the church entrance. Then someone saw an AR-15, prompting a visit by the sheriff. It's the latest development in a battle for the soul of Singsaas Church near Astoria, South Dakota. The conflict pits a divisive new pastor and his growing nondenominational congregation, who revived the old church, and many descendants of the church's old families, worried about the future of a pioneer legacy.
This is certainly an attempt to misuse governmental authority.
The second you have evidence of the claim, you are not blessed; it is not as good as blind faith, and don't trust your instincts that something may be off about the reasoning.
America was never a Christian country, and creating one would be bad for both America and Christianity.

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Incorrect recitations will cause you no harm.

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