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With $6 billion, is this the richest church in America?

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As many churches in New York City struggle to survive and keep their buildings, Trinity Church, a land-rich, over 300-year-old congregation in Lower Manhattan, has emerged as the richest church in America ...

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Church in Italy preserves the remains of a saintly dragon slayer … and the dragon he slayed

Arezzo is a relatively small city in Tuscany, Italy, the birthplace of the medieval music theorist Guido D’Arezzo (regarded as the inventor of modern musical notation) and also of a saint who ...

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Church security training offered in Lenexa

Many churches have taken comfort in the thought that “it could never happen here,” but headlines and a steadily-growing body of statistical evidence demonstrate that violence in faith-based organizations is not just ...

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City Union Mission campaign goal exceeded

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Kansas City stepped up for the homeless and at-risk families recently by their generosity and exceeded the campaign goal says the City Union Mission Executive Director Dan Doty. Doty announced today that ...

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10 reasons to be optimistic about the church in 2019

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Despite the tough reality many congregations face today, I remain an obnoxious optimist as we move into 2019. Just yesterday, I received an email about a church that I thought was headed ...

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Separated at birth, twin sisters end up in the same convent

On February 23, 1962, Cecilia gave birth to twin girls. However, she never had the chance to meet them; she died in childbirth, from complications related to her Caesarean section. Faced with ...

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The thriving rural church

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While the vast majority of America’s land space is rural and a surprising number of ministry leaders in America have “served time” in rural churches, knowledge, vision and leadership for rural ministry ...

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‘God’s Love, Our Wings’: First ever Christian airline caters to churches, missionaries

A Texas non-profit has been granted permission from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to launch a brand-new airline which will cater exclusively to Christian missionaries. “Judah 1” plans to operate out of North Texas Regional ...

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3 kinds of students who leave Christianity after high school

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“I just don’t believe what you believe anymore.” These are words that no Christian parent or youth leader ever wants to hear. After this bombshell hits and the shockwaves subside, we wonder ...

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Christian charities bringing hope for the homeless need your help this week

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This Christmas season several area ministries that serve the homeless are in the middle of fundraising campaigns that ensure their survival for the following year. Metro Voice has chosen three charities to ...

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6 tips on joining a church community

Two years ago I moved to Denver.  I was pursuing the woman who is now my wife.  She was starting at Denver Seminary, pursuing a master’s degree in counseling.  I was working ...

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Pastor draws flak for $200K Lamborghini gift to wife

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Two weeks after drawing praise for allowing congregants in need to take cash directly from his offering baskets, Pastor John Gray of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, is drawing flak for ...

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Church responds after stabbing death of member helping homeless mother

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An act of goodness has ended in tragedy after the stabbing death of a woman helping who she thought was a homeless mother. Police are still searching for the killer of Jacquelyn ...

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City Union Mission opens Christmas store for needy

The City Union Mission Christmas Store, where thousands of homeless, near-homeless and at-risk men and women can “shop” for their families at no cost, is open for low-income shoppers this week. The ...

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Beloved Christian figure Joni has cancer again

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Joni Eareckson Tada has received a cancer diagnosis for the second time. Tada, 69, is Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends in Agoura Hills, California, also an award-winning artist, speaker, and ...

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