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‘State of Faith’ recounts 20 Centuries of Christianity

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A carpenter’s son was their leader — this small group of “rebel” Jewish men including a tax collector, a tentmaker, and some fishermen who were committed to following Him, even unto death. ...

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Have millions of Christians been misled about the second coming of Jesus?

We’ve heard it taught for years. Jesus is coming like a thief in the night, so be ready. He could come at any moment, without any warning, so stay alert. You don’t ...

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Why a new generation needs the Apostles’ Creed

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Ours is an age of mass spiritual confusion. Our culture became increasingly secularized and pervasively confused in recent years. A progressive revolution blurred the lines between reality and fiction. Entire Christian denominations ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE Part II: Why are we here and what is our purpose?

Last month we began exploring the question: Why are we here and what is our true purpose in this world? Have you ever questioned that or experienced times when you have felt ...

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Actress Patricia Heaton emotional hearing testimony of forgiveness

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Actress Patricia Heaton was utterly overwhelmed with emotion after meeting with a woman who says she has totally forgiven the man who murdered her entire family. The Rwandan genocide broke out in ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE: What is the place of the Church and Christians in today’s society?

Many people gravitate towards the idea of helping the poor within our community, nation and world. However, do we really understand who the poor are, and what poverty and suffering really is? ...

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The Generous Lives of Believers

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The book of Acts tells about the first Christian believers. The early church’s daily lives were simple; their spiritual lives were vibrant. Far from being independent isolationists who only met once a ...

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Why I believe in Jesus Christ and the God of the Bible

Faith in God doesn’t have to be blind. Earlier this year, I had cancer. Thankfully, it was only a stage one melanoma that was easily removed, but to paraphrase Samuel Johnson, the possibility of ...

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Is this the greatest hymn ever written about Jesus?

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This week, in January of 1792, Edward Perronet died. His great hymn All hail the power of Jesus’ name is sung all over the English-speaking world. It is a wonderful hymn, steeped in biblical ...

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5 big obstacles of a healthy prayer life

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Prayer is the one thing we can do any time, anywhere. Yet, it’s often the thing we relegate to last place on our daily priority list. Believe it or not, it can ...

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President sends warm Hanukkah greetings to Jewish community

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Against a backdrop of high approval ratings among Jews in the Holy Land, President Donald Trump has issued his Hanukkah greetings to the world’s Jewish community. A poll finds that Israeli Jews ...

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Fireman battling his cancer ‘fire’ with faith

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Some say cancer spreads like wildfire. One Lenexa fireman is fighting his blaze not with hoses and ladders but faith, family and friends. Mike Wells is just 38 and a married father ...

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How to be a peacemaker in your own life

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Are you a peacemaker? Conflict is unavoidable. Conflict happens between husbands and wives, parents and kids, brothers and sisters, Democrats and Republicans, employees and supervisors, CEOs and boards, pastors and leaders in ...

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John Piper: How raising my hands transformed me

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Pastor John Piper recently shared a personal story about raising hands in church. It can be uncomfortable for many whether they’ve done if for years or not. Maybe visiting another church or ...

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“Go to bed tired,” pastor tells men

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Matt Chandler is challenging men all across the country to start going to bed tired. In a recent sermon, the popular pastor explained why men should go to bed feeling drained and ...

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Redeemed Road Kill

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I love taking early morning walks in my neighborhood. The quiet road, the sun peeking over the rooftops, the birds chirping. It is a peaceful time. Well, usually … Recently, I was ...

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LIFE LESSONS FROM A LITTLE ONE – “Knowing Him”

I long for greater nearness with Jesus every day of my life. From the very beginning of my adult conversion I’ve recognized that there is so much He’s delivered and rescued me ...

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3 surprising reasons science isn’t done with God

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The belief that science has an answer for everything seems universal. Often alongside it is the notion that God is therefore redundant and that believing in him is reminiscent of believing in ...

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Christians Who Hate Trump

They are the Christians who hate Trump.  Let’s call it for what it is: hate.  It is their hate—strange for professed Christians—that dulls their ability to see the inaccuracy of their comments ...

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Does the Kansas Constitution guarantee the right to life or the right to abortion?

A state court has ruled that the Kansas ban of dismemberment abortion of a living unborn child violates our State constitution. In response, the legislature will consider putting a proposed constitutional amendment ...

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The Creation of Hope: My journey through the darkness of mental illness

By Mark Brenneman May is Mental Health month in America, and what better time to look at the positive side of those that struggle with mental illness. There is so much negative ...

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What do Americans believe about God?

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9 in 10 Americans believe in a higher power, but only a slim majority believe in God as described in the Bible.    A new Pew Research Center survey of more than 4,700 U.S. ...

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Pastor Fred Hollomon, former Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate, Remembered

Fred Hollomon, a Southern Baptist pastor who served as Senate chaplain in Topeka for over 33 years, died February 13, 2018 at his home in Lawrence after a long battle with Alzheimer’s ...

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City of Topeka and Shawnee County declare war on human trafficking

The Shawnee County Commission, at their meeting on April 5, voted to approve a resolution “declaring war” on human trafficking. The City of Topeka’s governing body had voted 9-0 on April 3 ...

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Man behind Chiefs mascot mask testifies at Prayer Breakfast

Before the Apostle Paul could write a substantial portion of the New Testament, God had to get his attention in a dramatic way on the road to Damascus. Dan Meers, the man who ...

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