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The Tide ministry finds long-term relationships help reach seekers during Covid-19

The needs brought on by COVID-19 restrictions have opened multiple doors for The Tide, a ministry that delivers the gospel to people in their native languages, to deepen relationships with people seeking ...

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LA Times targets John MacArthur, labeling three COVID cases an ‘outbreak’

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The Los Angeles Times is being accused of hyping as an “outbreak” the positive diagnosis of three individuals out of over 7,000 people at the church John MacArthur pastors.  An attorney representing ...

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Jackson County Health Department reports possible COVID-19 exposure at three local churches

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The Jackson County Health Department announced Monday possible COVID-19 exposures to dozens of people at three area churches this month. In a news release, health officials cited three possible exposures: Connection Point ...

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Slavic Gospel Association hopes to reach 50,000 needy Russian children this Christmas

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A U.S.-based evangelical mission that partners with local churches to serve orphans, widows and others in need across Russia and the former Soviet Union aims to share the true meaning and hope ...

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Operation Christmas Child hopes to brighten life for world’s children despite ongoing pandemic

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Shoeboxes from Operation Christmas Child bring hope to kids who desperately need to feel God’s love. But during this time when the coronavirus pandemic is making it difficult to just go to church, ...

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Secretary Ben Carson launches new federal effort with faith groups to end homelessness

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Can the federal government effectively work with faith organizations to tackle the most pressing issues in society? Yes, according to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson. The ...

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Pastor Greg Laurie returns to pulpit after recovering from COVID-19

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Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Southern California plans to be back in the pulpit on Sunday, just two weeks after contracting COVID-19. In a video posted on Facebook, the ...

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375 million children in poverty globally after lockdowns

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Government lockdowns meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus have had many unintended consequences. One of those is the loss of over $35 trillion in economic activity globally. In the U.S. ...

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Nation’s first memorial to human trafficking to be unveiled Oct. 24 in Kansas City

Kansas City is the crossroads of many things, from the trails that led pioneers west, the country’s rail and Interstate highway systems, to 21st Century fiber optics. It’s also the crossroads of ...

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Milestone: Complete Bible now available in more than 700 languages

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The entire Bible now has been translated into more than 700 languages, with more than 5.7 billion people having both the Old and New Testaments available in their native tongues. “Every time ...

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The story of Hamid: A hardline Muslim finds Christ

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“Show me the straight path,” Hamid* continually prayed in Arabic. Hamid and his family came from a fanatical Islamic background in Banten, West Java. They were also deeply involved in occultism. They ...

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American missionaries murdered in Haiti

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A Florida television station is reporting that two American missionaries have been murdered in Haiti. Pastor Jean Philippe Quetant and his wife Erna were gunned down in their home NBC2 in Fort ...

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DOJ steps in on side of church against unfair Washington DC restrictions

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A prominent Washington D.C. multi-racial church is getting support from the U.S. Department of Justice after it sued the city’s Democrat mayor over reopening restrictions. The mayor, Muriel Bowser, is being accused ...

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Grants totalling $93 million will help 92 churches strengthen bonds

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Lilly Endowment has awarded 92 grants to strengthen Christian congregations so they can help people deepen their relationships with God, build strong relationships with each other and contribute to the flourishing of ...

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City Union Mission kicks off Celebrate Hope campaign

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City Union Mission kicked off their annual Celebrate Hope campaign Thursday, Oct. 1. The organization hopes to raise $7 million—a significant portion of the Mission’s yearly operating budget through January 31, 2021. ...

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United Methodist pastor demands changing denomination’s “racist” logo            

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The cancel culture may be coming for the logo of the United Methodist Church. The cross and flame -— two red flames intertwined with a thin, black cross — is racist, according ...

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Yom Kippur is an act of repentance that changes one’s life course

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It’s time for the spiritually spectacular day of the Biblical year! YOM KIPPUR begins sundown Sunday September 27, continuing Monday morning, afternoon and through the evening closing service marked by the last ...

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Old Testament practice of gleaning still helps feed the hungry

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The Old Testament practice of allowing gleaning of harvested fields was used to take care of the poor. It has become more common during the Covid pandemic, even as it eases across ...

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Inner-city pastor ‘blindsided’ by being kicked out of church building

A Kansas City pastor said he was blindsided when his church was unexpectedly kicked out of its building. “Tuesday at about 8 o’clock, I got an email from the Justice Center Coalition ...

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Salvation Army starting early in effort to ‘rescue Christmas’

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Salvation Army kettles are as much a part of the Christmas season as festive lights and caroling. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the organization is getting an early start on this year’s ...

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Dr. Charles Stanley steps down as senior pastor

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Dr. Charles Stanley, founder of In-Touch Ministries, is stepping down after nearly 50 years as senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta. “Earlier this month, I informed the board that I ...

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‘Not What Our Founders Said’: John MacArthur defies judge’s ruling forcing church to close

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Los Angeles County’s Democrat officials have convinced a judge to end indoor services at the megachurch John MacArthur pastors. Four previous attempts had failed and now the church is defying those orders. ...

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Major probe into Falwell Jr. family under way as investigation discovers deep web of financial gain

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In an on-going investigation, the Reuters news agency has learned that the entire Falwell family may have profited from their association with Liberty University. The investigation’s goal is to sort out and ...

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Oldest church bell in Kansas rings again over downtown Lawrence

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What is being called the oldest church bell in Kansas rings out over downtown Lawrence once again after being restored. The bell, a 150-year-old ringer as old as the Lawrence United Methodist ...

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Presbyterian Church USA scales back General Assembly over finances

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Mainline Protestant denominations continue to face tough decisions because of dwindling membership and financial contributions. The Presbyterian Church USA recently announced that it might have to limit or even end its tradition ...

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