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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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AZ governor stands by Christian Facebook post despite calls to remove

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey refused to give in to pressure from a state secular organization this week, publicly affirming that he has no intention of removing religious messages posted to his gubernatorial ...

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Video shows bomber entering church, death toll approaches 400

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The death toll from suicide bomber attacks against Christians in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 with more victims dying each day. Police say that dozens of suspects have been arrested and ...

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Extremists launch Easter attack on hotels, churches in Sri Lanka

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Two more explosions claiming at least two lives have been reported in Sri Lanka, bringing the Easter Day attack tally to eight blasts and at least 207 dead. Police told Reuters that ...

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The Easter Story – Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection

On this Easter Sunday, as Christians celebrate the Resurrection, we take a look at the story of Easter from the Bible, including the Last Supper, Judas’ Betrayal, the Crucifixion of Jesus and ...

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The medical reality of how Jesus suffered for our sins

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Christians all know Christ died for them on the cross. But a doctor in Indianapolis who studied crucifixion for a decade says until you understand what Jesus went through medically, it’s hard ...

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Homeless will experience the hope of Easter this weekend

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A Kansas City ministry is bringing new life to the homeless as we celebrate the new life Easter signifies. During the Easter season and all through the year, City Union Mission shares ...

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National Easter Egg unveiled by First Lady Melania Trump

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Did you know the United States actually has a national Easter Egg? It does and the 42nd annual commemorative egg designed for First Lady Melania Trump was unveiled Wednesday in advance of ...

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Where did palm branches come from for Palm Sunday?

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Christians across the globe used palm branches for worship services on Palm Sunday. Some folded them into elaborate little crosses. Kids poked each other with them. But it’s safe to say most ...

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Easter Fest highlights April celebrations in Topeka

April is all about Easter this year. With the annual celebration falling a little later in the spring this year, many are counting on nicer weather for their egg hunts, sunrise services ...

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NOTO director to speak at C5 luncheon

The public is invited to attend the April C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon, when Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of NOTO Arts District, will be the featured speaker. He will have an update of plans ...

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The danger of religion in church

“Come on.  Let’s go!”  Every Sunday morning, including every Easter, since I was three years old all six of our family were rushing out the door to church.  In the early years, ...

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‘Jesus’ debuts on the History Channel

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Millions may be tuning in to the History Channel this weekend to catch the premier of the latest biopic on the life of Jesus. Little understood outside of those who believe in ...

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The Easter fire of St. Patrick that led to Ireland’s conversion

Not long after St. Patrick returned to Ireland to preach the Gospel to the pagan population, he made preparations for the celebration of Easter. It was customary for Christians to light a ...

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C5Alive POWER Luncheon to highlight local speakers, venues

The March C5Alive “POWER” Luncheon will be held March 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Thornton Place, 2901 SW Armstrong Ave., just west of 29th & Wanamaker.  The meeting will feature ...

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“Valentine Business Matchmaker” at C5Alive POWER Luncheon

The C5Alive “Business Matchmaker” Luncheon will be held February 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Fairlawn Plaza Mall.  The meeting will feature speed networking to help businesses match up with one ...

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Church pays off medical debts of 4,000 families

A Texas church has paid off the medical debt of over 4,000 families within a 20-mile radius of each of its five campuses. Total debt paid off? $10.5 million. Stephen Hayes, senior ...

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Why we desperately need Easter

On this Easter weekend, if you take a few minutes and read over any local or national news, you will find disturbing stories.  Like officials in a well-known college basketball program using ...

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Movie “Risen” is streaming just in time for Easter

Was Jesus risen, or was his “resurrection” an elaborate hoax? Suppose you had been present at the events surrounding Jesus’ death, burial and alleged resurrection, and could study the evidence yourself. Suppose, ...

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New Activities Added to EasterFest in North Topeka

The Great Football Toss, where kids & adults can throw small footballs at a target on the ground to win one of four bicycles, will be a new event at EasterFest in ...

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City-wide Easter celebration April 1

The area’s city-wide Easter service will be celebrated Sunday, April 1, from 6:30am to 8am at 1st and Grand Boulevard under the bridge (near the River Market Area) in Kansas City. It ...

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KC invited to city-wide Easter sunrise service at Power & Light

This will be the ninth year for The Easter Sunrise Extravaganza Join us from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in the Kansas City Power and Light District at 13th and Gand Boulevard. ...

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REVIEW: ‘RISEN’ is a Bible-based detective story worth watching

Some of the best discussions I’ve ever had in church small groups have revolved around what the Bible doesn’t tell us. For example: Who did Cain marry? Why did God get so angry at ...

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Annual Topeka Easter Parade & Fun Fest is Mar. 26

The  Topeka Easter Parade & Family Fun Fest will be back for the third consecutive  year on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Last Year’s event was attended by over two thousand people who ...

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