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Mike Rowe, star of ‘Dirty Jobs,’ helps transform community

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Brenda Lomax-Brown received a surprise visit from television personality Mike Rowe, who showed up with a film crew to give her a $20,000 check and a new playground for the local ministry ...

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City Union kicks off campaign to aid homeless

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City Union Mission kicks off its annual CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to Kansas City’s Poor or Homeless campaign October 1. The organization is a leading provider of programs and services, assisting homeless and disadvantaged people ...

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HOPE blend coffee pays tribute to Pastor Jarrid Wilson

The tragic suicide of Pastor Jarrid Wilson of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., has triggered a wide-ranging discussion about stress, depression and mental health. Now the coffee company he helped found ...

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Former Royals pitcher Paul Byrd shares Christ through equine ministry in Georgia

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The early 2000s were the dark days of Kansas City Royals baseball, far removed from world championships in 1985 and 2015. Pitcher Paul Byrd was one of the few bright spots, compiling ...

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Orange Tour stop in KC will encourage church leaders, volunteers and parents

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A national one-day training event for church leaders, volunteers, and parents makes a stop in Kansas City in October.  The Orange Tour outlines a comprehensive strategy from preschool to adulthood for influencing the faith ...

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Christian school gives deaf Hondurans a voice

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“There goes that dumb kid,” people said. It was a half-truth. Hernan couldn’t speak because he couldn’t hear. Wandering the streets of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, it wasn’t long before the drug dealers picked ...

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Christian charity helps 500,000 Rohingya children deprived of school

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Christian charity Tearfund is assisting refugee children who have fled from Myanmar and are not allowed to enter the education system in Bangladesh. Over half of the almost 1 million refugees currently ...

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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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Ministry helps rebuild lives after natural disasters

There are plenty of instances where natural disasters have significantly affected communities across the nation. From tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas, floods in Missouri, Iowa and Louisiana and the Northeast, to devastating ...

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Christian Education Summit to take up where Sunday School left off

At its roots, the Sunday School movement was a response to the need for education for children who worked in factories all week and found themselves aimless, uneducated and without purpose on ...

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Area church home after mission trip to Alaska

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A youth mission team from Connection Point Church, Raytown, Mo, shared the love of Christ in Alaska during June. The youth mission team partnered with Grace Works, a ministry in Anchorage that ...

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Nicole Nordeman wants Franklin Graham to deliver aid to border

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Christian singer Nicole Nordeman has publicly asked evangelist Franklin Graham to be the catalyst and light the way for critical aid needed by migrants at the southern US border. Democrats have been ...

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‘I knew I had hurt my baby:” GEM connects imprisoned moms with daughters

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The bus is loaded with snacks, ready to go. It’s a two-hour drive well worth the trip. If you take a look around the room, there are arts and crafts and plenty ...

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The All America App is Coming

Many in evangelism ministry feel that there is a great move of God around the globe. At the same time America seems to be in rapid spiritual and moral decline. Many believe ...

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First female-narrated Bible brings comfort to women’s prisons

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A first-of-its-kind audio Bible app is available to download on devices across the country, including for women inmates in state prisons. Courage for Life has worked to develop the first female-narrated New ...

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Bible translation effort to begin in country where evangelism is illegal

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The Wycliffe bible translation organization is ready to begin scripture translation for 10 languages in an undisclosed nation where the government fiercely opposes Christianity, and evangelism is illegal. The international ministry, known ...

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A woman’s desperate mission to save kids of prostitutes

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This is the remarkable story of Sarah Bowling, told in her own words. She’s the founder of Saving Moses and she’s on a very unique mission to rescue the children of prostitutes: We were ...

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Over 19,000 saved in Manila after Will Graham preaches at historic gathering

Will Graham preached this year in Manila, Philippines — following in the footsteps of his grandfather Billy and father Franklin — to record crowds. The Greater Pangasinan-Metro Manila Celebration was originally intended ...

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City Union Mission benefit ride to include vintage cars

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City Union Mission will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their signature fundraiser, Bikers With a Mission (BWAM) Benefit Ride, on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The Retro Ride themed event welcomes both motorcycles and ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE Part III: Where does our true value lie?

I was standing by the main doors of the Topeka Rescue Mission, preparing to meet with a large group of leaders who were interested in learning more about the value of our ...

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A study on church leadership: what is “qualified?”

The character and effectiveness of any church is directly related to the quality of its leadership. Qualified Leadership The Bible stresses the importance of qualified church leadership and specific standards for evaluating the moral ...

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The Church is divided – is there hope?

I have a fellow minister friend who has an effective and growing ministry to teens and college students.  One of his challenges to them is to stop yelling at each other on ...

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EXAMINING OUR VALUE Part II: Why are we here and what is our purpose?

Last month we began exploring the question: Why are we here and what is our true purpose in this world? Have you ever questioned that or experienced times when you have felt ...

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Muslim woman flees domestic abuse, finds Christ and new calling

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No one would have thought a Muslim woman in Iran who was simply trying to stay alive in an abusive marriage would one day lead two churches in Sweden, bring more than ...

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The thriving rural church

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While the vast majority of America’s land space is rural and a surprising number of ministry leaders in America have “served time” in rural churches, knowledge, vision and leadership for rural ministry ...

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