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LGBTQ+ conference at Andy Stanley’s church continues to attract criticism, controversy

Andy Stanley

Pastor Andy Stanley of North Point Community Church in Atlanta on Sunday addressed the controversy surrounding the church’s conference about supporting parents and LGBTQ+ children. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist ...

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August C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Michael Odupitan and Omni Circle Group

Omni Circle Group

The August C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Omni Circle Group, 1301 SW Topeka Blvd. Michael Odupitan, founder and CEO of Omni Circle Group, ...

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You have a chance to tell KCC to deny the 14% Evergy rate hike

There still may be a chance to prevent the Evergy rate hike, which would raise rates next year an average of $14.24 each month per Kansas household. The Kansas Corporation Commission may ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon features TRM founder Max Manning

The July C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held July 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Dr. Featured Speaker will be Rev. Max Manning, one of the ...

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Faith and family come first, Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker tells Georgia Tech graduates

Harrison Butker Chiefs

Harrison Butker, who kicked the game-winning field goal for the Kansas City Chiefs in February’s Super Bowl, encouraged graduates at his alma mater to put God and family first. He gave the ...

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7 healthy back to school tips for kids

Summer is in full swing but for many parents, thoughts of the school year have begun. Those thoughts include if they should attend a private Christian school, public or maybe homeschooling. We’ve ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon will feature columnist Clint Decker

Clint Decker

The June C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Clint Decker and will be held June 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peak, 1930 SW Gage Blvd. Featured speaker Clint Decker has ...

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“Kids Ride Free!” all summer on Topeka city buses

city buses

Topeka kids can now look forward to a break from school, with summer right around the corner, as well as free transportation around Topeka on city buses. Since the summer of 2013, ...

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Sobela Ocean Aquarium set to open at Kansas City Zoo on September 1

Sobela Ocean Aquarium

The new aquarium scheduled to open at the Kansas City Zoo on September 1 now has a name. It will be called Sobela Ocean Aquarium, which was selected by benefactors Barnett and ...

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Kansas City Council approves resolution to designate city a transgender sanctuary

The Kansas City Council has approved a resolution that would make the city a sanctuary for people seeking or providing transgender services, even as the state’s attorney general is proposing a new ...

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“From cotton to Congress”: Faith changed course of Sen. Tim Scott’s life

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, who is considering a presidential run, is proud to be both an American and a Christian. “I believe that America can do for anyone what ...

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The Force vs. faith: Most Americans say their spiritual views align with those of “Star Wars”

Star Wars

More than half of Americans say their views of spirituality align with those of the Force in “Star Wars,” according to a survey by Skylight, a nonprofit organization that promotes spiritual wellness. ...

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International House of Prayer conducting 21 days of prayer and fasting for Israel

The International House of Prayer in Kanas City has launched a 21-day prayer and fast for Israel, which its leaders believe will hasten Jesus’ return. The Isaiah 62 Global 21-Days of Prayer and ...

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Income, property tax relief bill for Missouri seniors sent to Gov. Mike Parson

transgender legislation, Missouri seniors parson children

Missouri seniors soon may receive tax relief under legislation that Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign, which benefits the state’s older residents. Under the bill, the first $6,000 of income from ...

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United Methodist congregation in Ohio experiences challenges typical of small churches

small churches

At a time of megachurches, it can be easy to overlook the challenges that face small churches everywhere. Struthers United Methodist Church, an Ohio congregation with a membership of 87 and average ...

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Several key issues still being considered as Missouri Legislature session winds down

The Missouri Legislature has some unfinished business to take care of before the session ends this week, including restrictions on initiative ballot petitions and transgenderism. Gov. Mike Parson already has said that ...

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Actor Rob Schneider calls for female athletes to refuse to play against transgender men

transgender

Women athletes should refuse to compete against biological men, actor and comedian Rob Schneider says, in reference to transgender men in women’s sports. “This … has to stop,” he tweeted in response to a ...

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Cold War history comes alive In historic church at National Churchill Museum in Fulton

National Churchill Museum

Area families don’t have to go far to explore an important event in Cold War history. They can do it at the National Churchill Museum, in a former church that was brought ...

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Evangelicals cite China, open borders and socialism as nation’s top threats

China, open borders and socialism are the top threats facing the nation today, according to evangelical Christians who support D. James Kennedy Ministries. Each threat was cited by more than 90 percent ...

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Coronation of King Charles III will be rich in Christian symbolism

The coronation of King Charles III on Saturday will be filled with biblical symbols and imagery that reflect the rich religious history of the monarchy, author Ray Comfort said. “He’ll hold the ...

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Bible2School works with in system to provide Bible teaching to public school students

Bible

Amid the debate over critical race theory, one organization has found a way to get the Bible into Pennsylvania public schools. “Bible2School is a 40-year-old nonprofit organization, and we equip parents, moms, ...

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Kansas City forms committee to consider reparations payments for slavery

reparations

Kansas City has formed a committee to consider slavery reparations for black citizens. After passing a vote in January to form the commission, Democratic Mayor Quinton Lucas appointed 13 people to sit on the ...

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C5Alive Power Luncheon will feature Marcus Miller, First Tee

C5Alive

The May C5Alive POWER Luncheon will be held May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, in their new Home Plus North building, 7202 SW Uxbridge Circle; parking is on ...

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National Center on Sexual Exploitation releases annual “Dirty Dozen List” of companies

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation once again has released its annual list of businesses and other entities that profit off sexually exploitative products and fail to protect children from sexually abusive ...

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Missouri lawmakers celebrate gospel music, with its hall of fame coming to St. Louis

gospel music

Missouri lawmakers this week celebrated gospel music as the Gospel Music Hall of Fame is set to be built at a former Baptist church in St. Louis. “I remember as a kid ...

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