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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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“We can’t just sit here.” How Russian Americans are helping Ukrainians

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In Alaska, A Russian-Speaking Church Becomes A Hub For Helping Ukrainians. An elevated cross reaches toward the blue sky at a nondescript corner of Alaska’s largest city. Viewed from the right vantage ...

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IRS backlog affects churches, ministries, leaving donors in the dark

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As the filing deadline nears, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service continues to experience delays in processing last year’s tax returns. Millions of tax returns and filings are still backlogged, including those in ...

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Staffing shortage harming ability  of Children’s Division to help foster kids

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Churches and ministries may want to pay extra close attention to children in their communities. Darrell Missey, the new director of the Missouri Children’s Division, says a severe staffing shortage is hurting ...

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7th Annual EasterFest returns to North Kansas Avenue and Garfield Park

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Topeka EasterFest – The Topeka Easter Parade and Fun Fair – is back for 2022! The annual event began in Gage Park in 2014, then moved to Garfield Park in North Topeka ...

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How some food donation hurts people

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A major problem with how food donation currently works in the United States is that a lot of the calories in those boxes and bags come from items that aren’t particularly healthy, such ...

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Churches in Jefferson City and elsewhere giving away free gas to help those in need

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Churches across the nation are helping those less fortunate by providing free gas as prices soar. The Missouri Western Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Evangelism Department of the Church of God in Christ raised ...

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Christian young adults give more than non-Christian peers, study finds

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Christian adults aged 40 or younger donate three times as much money as non-Christians over the course of a year, a new study finds. “The study showed Christian young adults share more ...

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VIDEO: Russia destroying the great cathedrals and churches of Ukraine

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Kyiv, a classic and beautiful history-filled European city is also the spiritual heart of Ukraine. Russia knows that and is wiping out the country’s great cathedrals that, until now, have stood as ...

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Public faith in credibility of pastors eroding, survey finds

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U.S. pastors have some work to do to improve their credibility with the public. The news comes with increasing hostility towards pastors, churches, and people of faith in the media, Hollywood and ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley calls for Canada to be listed as religious liberty violator for imprisonment of pastor

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Canada should be added to a special watch list of religious liberty violators as a Canadian pastor continues to be jailed after addressing the Freedom Convoy on the U.S.-Canada border last month, Missouri ...

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The church community in Ukraine is praying in face of Invasion

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As Russian troops launch a mass invasion of Europe’s largest Democracy, the Ukrainian Church is praying even as bombs are heard in the distance. Andrew Kelly watched as a boy, no older ...

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