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Drop in charitable contributions tied to decline in religious affiliation

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Charitable contributions are down in the United States, and faith may have something to do with it, according to Marketwatch. The share of U.S. adults who donated to charity dropped significantly between ...

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Jamie Grace: If every church fostered 1 child ‘there’d be no more waiting children’

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Christian singer Jamie Grace stars in the new PureFlix TV series “The Beverlys,” and while the inspirational show aims to impact young people, the singer hopes it will also encourage families to ...

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Democrat candidate Pete Buttigieg courts black vote in church

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Pete Buttigieg has been coming on strong in the Democrat presidential primary race but has struggled to gain support among African Americans. Especially those that attend church. Black Americans have been slow ...

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Avoiding the malls? Try celebrating Bless Friday instead

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Although some people will be up before the crack of dawn in search of Black Friday bargains, others would rather not set foot anywhere near the mail. They may want to consider ...

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Local pastor seeking donations to make Christmas brighter for children of murder victims

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It would be hard to think of someone facing a more difficult time this Christmas than the children of one of the nearly 200 murder victims in Kansas City this year. A ...

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Bernie Sanders promises to eliminate need for charity by taxing the wealthy

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Jesus said the poor will always be with us, which is why the church is commanded to exhibit charity in their care. Bernie Sanders, socialist candidate for the Democrat presidential nomination, disagrees. ...

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Child Evangelism Fellowship offers training sessions for Christmas Party Clubs

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There is no better time to be a child than at Christmas. And there is no better gift than helping a child learn about the true meaning of the holiday. Child Evangelism ...

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Some Missouri foster children may need mental health services, expert testifies

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Many churches in the Kansas City area have established programs to help families become foster parents. The need is great, with nearly 14,000 children in the state’s foster care system. Some of ...

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Chiefs work to help area people who are food insecure

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The Kansas City Chiefs are once again stepping in to help area residents who are food insecure. Latest statistics find that even with the best economy in 70 years, a high number ...

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California law secretly changed to force churches to fund abortions?

The Alliance Defending Freedom is accusing California of having secretly changed the meaning of a law under pressure from abortion advocates. As now stated, the law forces churches and churchgoers to fund abortions, ...

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Over 30 churches attacked, clergy and members killed in rising unrest in Ethiopia

During the past two years since a young prime minister has taken over as the new leader of Ethiopia, more than 30 churches have been attacked with more than half of the ...

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‘Cancel culture’ forces church to stop screening of Jordan Peterson documentary

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The “Cancel Culture” is beginning to come after churches. The latest example is a documentary about Jordan Peterson, Ph.D., a Canadian professor who has become well known for his stances against political ...

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Muslim Algerian government shocked as Muslims organize to reopen closed Christian churches

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Algerian Christians are dealing with the shock of their country’s largest churches being closed by the Muslim government that continues a brutal crackdown on a number of Christian communities. But one thing ...

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Buttigieg pushes back against O’Rourke’s plan to punish churches

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Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Ind., doesn’t think much of fellow candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s plan to punish churches that oppose gay marriage by ...

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Beto O’Rourke’s plan to destroy churches

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Has Francis “Beto” O’Rourke leaked his plan to force churches to accept gay marriage? With seven words—“It is going to be an issue”—the U.S. government signaled to orthodox Christians that if they ...

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Democrat presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke vows to go after churches with traditional view of marriage

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Churches that teach traditional biblical values may be breathing a sigh of relief that Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke is trailing badly in the Democratic presidential primaries. He made headlines last week by ...

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Mennonite Brethren churches in Missouri and Kansas reaching out to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mennonite Brethren congregations in Missouri in Kansas are among those in several states that are helping Christians fleeing persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “These leaders self-identify as ambassadors of Christ, ...

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Kansas City: Here’s your calling!

Cities, like individuals, have unique attributes, gifts, and callings endowed by the Creator for the purpose of the building up and expansion of God’s Kingdom as a whole. “Worthy are You, our ...

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Margin KC brings Dave Ramsey’s teaching to more than 100 local churches

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Thousands of Kansas Citians are carrying their checkbooks as well as their Bibles to church this fall. It’s not to write out big tithe checks (although they likely would be welcome) but ...

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Local pastor/missionary to be recognized for lifetime achievement

Rev. Max Manning, one of the original founders of Topeka Rescue Mission, has been serving the Kingdom of God since the 1950s. The pastor and missionary is the Director of Global Missions, ...

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Fulani terrorists targeting Nigerian clergy

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Christian church leaders continue to be targeted in Nigeria with reports of more kidnappings and murder by Fulani terrorists. The latest is a priest who narrowly escaped a murder attempt two weeks ...

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One in five Dutch churches converted to secular spaces

As fewer and fewer people follow the Christian faith in the Netherlands, a new study shows that one fifth of all churches there have been converted into libraries, apartments, offices, and other ...

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Egypt legalizes 127 churches in positive move

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A sweeping move by Egyptian authorities is being celebrated by religious rights activists. A government committee has approved 127 churches which were previously being run in an illegal capacity under the country’s ...

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C5Alive luncheons to feature Barry Feaker, Max Manning

Barry Feaker will be the featured speaker at the July C5Alive Luncheon, to be held July 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Aldersgate Village, 7220 SW Asbury Dr.  The Aldersgate chef ...

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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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