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Can the church participate in political debate?

A public debate has started concerning the Kansas Supreme Court, who recently found the right to an abortion in the Kansas State Constitution. Is the church legally restricted from participating in the ...

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David Jeremiah warns against church as entertainment driven social organization

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Many U.S. churches today have “forgotten” their purpose, becoming entertainment-driven social organizations eager to blend in with secular culture instead of focusing on biblical discipleship, Pastor David Jeremiah warned. “The Church is ...

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Beautiful “Church of the Good Thief” is located inside a New York maximum security prison

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Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora is a maximum security prison housing nearly 3,000 inmates in upper New York, not far from the Canadian border. The facility made the national news in 2015 ...

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‘Journey of Hope’ to stop in Topeka July 14 for second straight year

The Journey of Hope team will be arriving this year in Topeka Sunday, July 14, at the Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI) for a visit with residents. This stop comes immediately after a ...

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Area church home after mission trip to Alaska

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A youth mission team from Connection Point Church, Raytown, Mo, shared the love of Christ in Alaska during June. The youth mission team partnered with Grace Works, a ministry in Anchorage that ...

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City Union Mission takes homeless children to summer camp

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Kansas City’s at-risk and homeless children are getting ready to head to camp, thanks to City Union Mission. Registration is now open for the Mission’s summer camping programs which give children an ...

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Church bus crash leaves two dead in Colorado

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A dozen people remain hospitalized Monday after a deadly bus crash involving a church group on Sunday, June 23 in Pueblo, Colorado. KRQE in Albuquerque reports that 10 kids and 5 adults ...

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‘I knew I had hurt my baby:” GEM connects imprisoned moms with daughters

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The bus is loaded with snacks, ready to go. It’s a two-hour drive well worth the trip. If you take a look around the room, there are arts and crafts and plenty ...

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Drunk driver kills motorist plus the pastor and friend who stopped to help

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A popular pastor and a friend were killed by a drunk driver as they helped a stranded driver who was also killed. The New Orleans Advocate reports Claude Williams, 49, and his longtime ...

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Cathedral uses ‘crazy golf’ to get families through the door

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Can crazy golf lead people back to Christ? That’s the hope of one British church. Europe is considered “post-Christian,” meaning that the vast majority of the continent has left serious faith and ...

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First female-narrated Bible brings comfort to women’s prisons

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A first-of-its-kind audio Bible app is available to download on devices across the country, including for women inmates in state prisons. Courage for Life has worked to develop the first female-narrated New ...

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Hillcrest needs clothing donations this weekend

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As you are cleaning out the basement or your bedroom closets this weekend, remember area ministries in need of clothing donations. Hillcrest Ministries is in particular need of items. When you donate ...

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Giving to churches up in booming economy

It seems the nation’s booming economy under the Trump administration is having a positive impact on America’s ministries and evangelical churches. Across the country, churches and non-profit organizations saw an increase in ...

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Bible translation effort to begin in country where evangelism is illegal

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The Wycliffe bible translation organization is ready to begin scripture translation for 10 languages in an undisclosed nation where the government fiercely opposes Christianity, and evangelism is illegal. The international ministry, known ...

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Liberal Methodist leaders gather to fight denomination’s marriage ban

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Hundreds of United Methodist leaders from the liberal wing of the denomination were joined by activists in Leawood, Kansas this week for the “UMC Next” conference. The event was organized to plan ...

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Christian school recovers after vandals hit

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Vandals ravaged a Christian school in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. over the Memorial Day weekend, leaving behind more than $50,000 in damages. All of the Showers of Blessings Christian Academy’s 10 classrooms were ...

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Moms flee socialist Venezuela with their babies

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Socialist Venezuela and the failed policies of their despotic leaders have led to economic ruin, forcing many of the locals to flee their homeland. For women with babies, it’s a top priority ...

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A woman’s desperate mission to save kids of prostitutes

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This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She’s the founder of Saving Moses and she’s on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were ...

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Lecrae partners with Prison Fellowship for prison outreach

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Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae is used to playing sold-out arena shows. But he took a gig in a rather unusual venue last month — Carol S. Vance Unit prison in Fort Bend ...

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‘Mission trip on steroids’ targets Peru in June

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It’s been dubbed the “largest global missions outreach” in history, and its ultimate goal is equally bold: to see an entire nation transformed by Christ. That nation is Peru. But 1Nation1Day — ...

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VP Pence praises faith of black church arson victims in Louisiana

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Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Louisiana on Friday to praise the members of three predominantly black churches for the inspiring way they responded to the destruction of their church buildings by an ...

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Kansas church pays off $2.2 million in medical debt for 1,600 people

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Kansas families struggling with medical debt were blessed with an Easter surprise. The 4,000-member multi-campus congregation of Pathway Church in Wichita used over $20,000 of its own funds to pay off the ...

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Tiny home neighborhood for veterans expands

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A homeless community continues to grow in south Kansas City but not as you might expect. It’s a neighborhood of tiny homes built to house homeless veterans from across western Missouri. Located ...

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Over 19,000 saved in Manila after Will Graham preaches at historic gathering

Will Graham preached this year in Manila, Philippines — following in the footsteps of his grandfather Billy and father Franklin — to record crowds. The Greater Pangasinan-Metro Manila Celebration was originally intended ...

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Nicole Kidman ‘teased’ by friends for believing in God and taking her kids to church

Recently, Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, donning a flowing high-neckline black dress, was spotted spending quality time back in her home country, Australia, with husband Keith Urban, and daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and ...

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