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Back to the Bible offers free digital app for churches

digital app for churches

To help churches stay connected and minister to their members during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Back to the Bible is offering a free digital app for churches. The BttB.App platform offers ...

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says God will be glorified and football will be played

Dabo Swinney

Professional and collegiate sports have ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak. One prominent coach, however, believes that God will be glorified during the pandemic and that college football will ...

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Seeking Comfort in the storm

comfort

The USNS Comfort arrived March 30 at the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, bringing a message of hope and comfort to New Yorkers and all Americans in the midst of ...

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The Easter Story – Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection

On this Easter Sunday, as Christians celebrate the Resurrection in their own homes, we take a look at the story of Easter from the Bible, including the Last Supper, Judas’ Betrayal, the ...

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HOW CAN WE HELP? Topeka businesses and residents want to know

Topeka businesses

Towards the end of March, Topeka Metro Voice invited local small business owners to contact us with their stories of how the pandemic is affecting all of us small Topeka businesses. We ...

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How are pastors handling ungathered worship?

Pastors

Pastors are used to thinking on their feet. Sermon prep is set aside when a beloved church member is injured and taken to the hospital. A carefully written prayer is discarded when ...

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Will drive-in church be the new normal during COVID-19 outbreak?

drive-in church

Several churches are trying a new kind of service — one that is completely safe during the coronavirus pandemic. They’re calling it “drive-in church.” Paul Daugherty, pastor of Victory church in Tulsa, ...

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An Easter without going to church

Easter tomb

The pandemic has laid an egg on our worship. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a formal recommendation that public gatherings be postponed or canceled for the next eight weeks. For organizations ...

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Your taxes: Tax Day is now July 15, 2020

taxes, umemployment filing payment, retirement

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you will now have more time to file and pay your state and federal taxes. Both the IRS and state revenue departments have extended the DUE DATE ...

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Kansas Stay Home Order extended; Topeka attorney answers questions

Stay Home Order

By Joe Patton:  (UPDATE: The governor has now extended the Kansas Stay Home Order to May 3)   If you listen to the news, it’s Armageddon. At Patton and Patton, Personal Injury Lawyers, ...

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Russell Wilson, Tauren Wells, Stephen Curry discuss faith amid pandemic on Instagram

pandemic

Earlier this week, quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks went live on Instagram, splitting the screen with famous Christian artist Tauren Wells. For an hour, the two stars discussed faith in ...

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Starting a home remodeling project – 7 tips for choosing a qualified contractor

remodeling

Outside of the home itself, remodeling is typically one of the largest investments you can make as a homeowner. While some projects can be tempting to tackle yourself, many larger-scale projects may ...

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Kansas is unmatched at tracking offenders but may ease rules

tracking offenders

Kansas is unmatched in tracking offenders, resulting in more than 21,000 people convicted of sex, drug or violent crimes being registered on a public database. One of them is Marc Schultz, who ...

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Hiring Home Care: 5 qualities to look for in a professional caregiver

caregiver

The first step in hiring in-home care or a caregiver is to research, consult with, and select a reputable home care company. Once you have chosen a company, their care coordinator will ...

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Most Americans don’t see Democratic candidates as very religious

candidates

Religion has been a topic of conversation during the Democratic presidential primary, and some candidates have pointed out how their religious beliefs have shaped their political positions. But Americans don’t consider the Democratic candidates ...

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Dave Says: Great start, but follow the steps

dave ramsey

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house mortgage first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Great start, but follow the ...

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What every family needs to know about Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease

Debbie, 63, and Doug Chambers, 72, had always been a social couple, enjoying travel, dinners with friends and going to the movies. But their active lifestyle began to change in 2016 when ...

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Participation in Kansas KidWind Challenge quadruples, then gets cancelled due to COVID-19

Kansas KidWind Challenge

Many Kansas students were happy when school was cancelled, but others were disappointed. Among the latter were the many students across the state that were involved in the Kansas KidWind Challenge. Now, ...

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Many Topeka parks are getting upgrades

parks

Eleven parks in the Topeka area are getting new playgrounds and other upgrades this year. The Shawnee County Parks + Recreation’s Master Plan calls for upgrading five to eight parks per year. ...

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New Orleans’ quarterback Drew Brees pledges $5 million to help Louisiana fight pandemic

drew brees pandemic

With professional sports ground to a halt, a number of athletes are pitching in to help others get through the pandemic. Several Chiefs players, for example, have donated thousands of free meals ...

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Topeka selected as finalist for All-America City Award

All-America City Topeka

In the throes of the coronavirus pandemic that has us all on edge, a little bit of good news is a welcome prescription. The City of Topeka has been selected as a ...

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‘Church at the Drive-In’ idea is revived

church at the drive-in

Churches across Missouri are finding creative ways to stay connected with their members, and one idea is by holding church at the drive-in theatre. Pleasant Hill Christian Church in Potosi is meeting ...

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Churches find creative way to serve their communities during coronavirus pandemic

serve communities during the pandemic

Churches across the nation are helping their neighbors by finding simple but creative ways to serve communities during the pandemic, according to Christianity Today. Ed Stetzer, the Billy Graham Chair of Church, ...

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Kansas small businesses eligible for disaster loans from the Small Business Administration

kansas small businesses

Governor Laura Kelly announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration approved her request to make loans of up to $2 million available to Kansas small businesses disrupted by coronavirus. The disaster ...

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L.A. Chargers’ Hunter Henry, wife Parker get baptized in Jordan River

hunter henry baptized

Following a season in which he posted career highs in catches (55) and receiving yards (652), Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry recently embarked on a trip to Israel. He then ...

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