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Christians remember persecuted believers around the world

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Lost in the attention on the elections, a day to pray for persecuted believers around the world took place last Sunday. The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church was observed ...

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Pastors taking different approaches to participating in Halloween celebrations

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Churches around the nation are taking different approaches on whether and how to celebrate Halloween. Most church leaders in a recent survey said they do not celebrate Halloween because it originated from ...

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More pastors encouraging churches to use Halloween as opportunity to engage with others

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Each year at this time, many Christians wrestle with whether and how to celebrate Halloween. More than seven in 10 pastors encourage church members to invite friends or neighbors to church events ...

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Questions grow over Chase Bank canceling account of religious non-profit

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There are growing calls to investigate why Chase Bank shut down a nonprofit promoting religious freedom. The company has been “secret” about it’s corporate-level decision which affects former Religious Freedom Ambassador Sam ...

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Troubled economy has hurt churches, slight majority of Protestant pastors say

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Just more than half of Protestant pastors in the United States believe current economy is having a negative impact on their churches, a new survey from Lifeway Research found. By contrast, just ...

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How we can better serve the widow

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For Eileen Vignaroli, the plight of the widow was all too real. When she was widowed in 2015 after 47 years of marriage, Eileen thought the death of her husband Don might ...

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Parkville Women’s Clinic partnerships help women choose life

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Audrey was involved with the Parkville Women’s Clinic for many years through multiple pregnancies. She found herself pregnant with her 6th child and in an abusive relationship. As she was trying to ...

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Southern Baptists disfellowship churches over sexuality, discrimination issues

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Two Southern Baptist churches were disfellowshipped by the denomination this week The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee approved recommendations from the Credentials Committee to disfellowship College Park Baptist Church in Greensboro, N.C., ...

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Christian crowdfunding group GiveSendGo grows by 500%

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The Christian fundraising platform GiveSendGo.com increased its payment processing volume 500 percent in the last year and is now being used in 86 countries. Website traffic increased one thousand percent between June ...

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New York Jets donate $1 million to help Ukrainian refugees in Poland

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The New York Jets football team is stepping up to help Ukrainian refugees in Poland. The CityServe Krakow Housing Project will receive $1 million to provide a safe home for families that ...

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Biden targeted with $1 million ad campaign over silence on church attacks

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Pro-life groups are challenging the Biden administration to stop the spiraling violence against churches. The largest effort is a $1 million ad campaign with the aim of pressuring President Joe Biden into ...

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House Democrats block resolution condemning violence by pro-abortion activists

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A congressional resolution that would have condemned the violent attacks directed at churches and pro-life organizations by pro-abortion activists in recent months has been blocked by House Democrats. The resolution noted that ...

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Franklin Graham says ministries have not forgotten Ukrainian people

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  Although it is easy to forget about the plight of the Ukrainian people as Russia’s brutal invasion and war drag on, evangelist Franklin Graham continues to work with the needy. Graham, ...

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Half-day seminar on gender issues, CRT will be July 16

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Do you have questions about the current debate over gender issues or critical race theory? You can attend a free afternoon conference sponsored by Concerned Women for America of Missouri. The event ...

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Christians who escaped horrors of war return to aid the hurting and share Jesus

There’s not much left of Ukrainian cities destroyed by Russia’s war of extermination, but for Christians, there’s always Christ. IVANO-FRANKIVSK, Ukraine — Tanks. Bombs. Guns. He survived them all in the besieged ...

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Criticism grows over FBI’s response to fire bombing of pro-life clinics

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Over 50 attacks, including numerous fire bombings, have been waged against pro-life women’s clinics and churches since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade. The FBI is investigating the attacks ...

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How rethinking church properties could help save dying congregations

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Rome, Georgia, features steeple after steeple defining its skyline. Its tourist map for Rome depicts 15 churches in its six-block long, four-block-wide downtown area alone. The church properties take up a substantial ...

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In wake of abuse scandals, churches work to keep kids safe at camp

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Congregations across the country are exploring ways to make their communities safe from abuse, particularly at summer camp and Vacation Bible School season begins. The recent release of a shocking report investigating ...

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The popularity lifespan of a worship song isn’t what it used to be

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The most popular worship song in churches these days is “Build My Life,” from Bethel Music, the megachurch-based worship music hit machine based in Northern California. Sitting at No. 1 on the top ...

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People attending The Send at Arrowhead Stadium reach Kansas City homes with gospel, food

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Young people shared the gospel with nearly 5,000 area homes and provided 6,000 more families with food and goods during the week leading up to The Send, a missions and prayer event ...

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House Democrats block bill to protect Supreme Court justices

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House Democrats are blocking a Senate-passed bill to provide security protection for members of the Supreme Court who are facing pro-abortion violence and intimidation. Since a leaked draft of a Supreme Court ...

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Former church buildings finding new life as breweries

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As the number of small breweries nationwide increases, some owners are finding homes in unexpected places. While controversial, it’s part of a trend of new uses for abandoned houses of worship. The ...

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New research questions benefits of public preschool

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The Biden Administration’s proposed universal preschool plan may be stalled, but states and cities are pushing ahead with taxpayer-funded preschool programs of their own. Last week, Colorado became the latest state to pass ...

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Kansas City-area National Day of Prayer events and prayer guide

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Americans will gather Thursday, May 5, for the annual National Day Of Prayer. The region will host both in-person and virtual gatherings. See the list below as well as a full prayer ...

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China forcing churches to spout communist propaganda

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Churches and other religious bodies in China are being forced to spout communist propaganda as the country has become “increasingly hostile to faith, said a bipartisan U.S. federal government commission. According to ...

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