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Easter in August? Sure, it’s right after Christmas in July!

Easter

We all know that Easter falls on various days every year, but never before has it been celebrated as late as August. However, this year the celebration was delayed from the official ...

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An after Easter meditation

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An after Easter meditation by D. Keith Mano And he said unto them, Behold, when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow ...

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Federal judge blocks Gov. Kelly’s limits on church gatherings

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A federal court in Kansas issued a temporary restraining order Saturday against Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order limiting church gatherings to 10 people due to COVID-19. This is the latest move in a saga that ...

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The Easter Story – Jesus’ Crucifixion and Resurrection

On this Easter Sunday, as Christians celebrate the Resurrection in their own homes, we take a look at the story of Easter from the Bible, including the Last Supper, Judas’ Betrayal, the ...

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Israel under national curfew during Holy Week

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Christians are not the only ones having to adjust to the new reality during their holy week. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enforced a Holy Week curfew which ended today.  “On Wednesday, ...

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You can visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem via virtual reality

Jerusalem is eerily quiet this year as Passover begins Wednesday and Passion Week begins for Christians. The city, like all of Israel, is on complete lockdown with residents told to stay in ...

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An Easter without going to church

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The pandemic has laid an egg on our worship. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a formal recommendation that public gatherings be postponed or canceled for the next eight weeks. For organizations ...

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Luis Palau presents Easter message as he battles Cancer

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Evangelist Luis Palau is set to go big this Easter with a special digital experience sharing a powerful and heartfelt message of hope, love, and joy in the midst of his cancer ...

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Lent and the spiritual benefits of nature walks

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What do nature walks have to do with Lent? Each year during Lent we try to imitate Jesus’ time of fasting and prayer by making various sacrifices, denying ourselves our favorite foods ...

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

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UPDATE: The 2020 EasterFest celebration has been postponed to a later date, yet to be determined. Stay tuned to Metro Voice for updates. EasterFest, the annual Topeka Easter Parade & Fun Fair, ...

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‘Valentine Business Matchmaker’ at C5Alive POWER Luncheon

The C5Alive “Business Matchmaker” Luncheon will be held February 13, 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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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 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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