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Today in Christian history: Volunteers work to meet spiritual, physical needs of Civil War soldiers

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Wounded men lay in the blazing sun in an open field at Gettysburg, pleading for relief. It was 1861 and the American Civil War was raging inflicting enormous casualties on both sides. ...

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Generations Grateful for Birthright

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When I was 17 and thought I was pregnant, my parents took me to Birthright in Kansas City. I was met there by very supportive, compassionate, and non-judgmental volunteers for my pregnancy ...

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How we can better serve the widow

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For Eileen Vignaroli, the plight of the widow was all too real. When she was widowed in 2015 after 47 years of marriage, Eileen thought the death of her husband Don might ...

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Former WWE star hasn’t repaid welfare money misused by ministry

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NFL star Brett Favre has become the public face of the Mississippi scandal over misspent welfare money. Favre received $1.1 million in misappropriated funds, which were used to build a volleyball stadium ...

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New movement tackles loneliness by plugging retirees into service

If there’s a retired individual in your life, chances are, they’re experiencing loneliness. Studies have found that isolation and loneliness are significant factors for decline in health as a person ages. During ...

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Today In Christian history: Thomas Barnardo’s head grew heavy

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On this evening, September 19, 1905, sixty-year-old “Dr.” Thomas Barnardo complained that his head felt heavy. Asking his wife to allow him to rest it on her for a moment, he slipped ...

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Billy Graham internet ministry marks 10 years, millions saved

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Search for Jesus, the internet evangelism ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, marked a milestone this month as it reached its 10th year of reaching the world online. In 2012, Search for ...

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BRANSON CARES: How the entertainment industry is leading its community for global impact

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In the center of America’s heartland, Branson, Missouri, has embraced a mission to help children with severe disabilities across the globe through an initiative aptly titled BRANSON CARES. Dubbed “The Live Entertainment Capital ...

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First transgender bishop in U.S. forced to resign over racist actions

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The first transgender bishop in the United States resigned this week over racist behavior. Megan Rohrer, a bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, was accused of vulgar racism after firing ...

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Saddleback Church selects successor to founder Rick Warren

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Rick Warren is leaving big shoes to fill, but Saddleback Church has announced that Andy Wood will take over leadership of the 40,000-member California church. Wood, 40, will come to Saddleback from ...

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Formerly gay men and women share testimonies during Freedom March in Washington            

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Although gay pride events dominate the news and corporate sponsorships, formerly LGBT-identified young men and women gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Freedom March. The ecumenical Christian event featured worship music, prayer ...

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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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Pat Robertson’s wife and ministry partner dies at 94 after lifetime of sharing the gospel

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Dede Robertson, the wife of Christian Broadcasting Network founder Pat Robertson, died on April 19 at her home in Virginia Beach, Va., at age 94. “My mom was a rock,” her daughter ...

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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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Kansas City area nonprofit receives 2022 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards grant

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A Kansas City nonprofit that serves the growing challenge of homeless Black women has received funding from Chick-fil-A. Sisters in Christ KC has three facilities providing transitional living and credits their growth ...

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Windermere finds new life as ‘Encounter Cove’

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New life has been breathed into the iconic Windermere Baptist Conference Center at the Lake of the Ozarks. The camping and conference facility, popular with Missouri families for decades, had been purchased ...

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Focus on the Family implements vaccine mandate for staff

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The Christian ministry founded by James Dobson is imposing a vaccine mandate on all employees. Focus on the Family emailed staff on Jan. 3 setting off criticism by employees and donors. In ...

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Daystar Television Network founder Marcus Lamb dies

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The founder of the Daystar Television Network has died after contracting COVID-19. Marcus Lamb was 64. “It’s with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder of Daystar Television ...

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“Stop trying to be colorblind,” states Salvation Army critical race theory guide

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Salvation Army bellringers are as familiar during the Christmas season as trees that light windows but now the ministry is embroiled in a critical race theory controversy. The 156-year-old organization, which serves ...

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Franklin Graham has surgery for life-threatening heart condition

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Franklin Graham expects to make a full recovery from specialized heart surgery this week at the Mayo Clinic. Graham, 69, had developed pericarditis, which involves swelling and irritation of the thin, saclike ...

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Umpire, ordained minister returns to World Series

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Ted Barrett is at the World Series. A full-time umpire for Major League Baseball since 1999, Barrett’s testimony and leadership on the diamond has been documented, including by the New York Times ...

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Media ministry SAT-7 reaches out to Christians trapped in Afghanistan

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The Middle Eastern media ministry SAT-7 is providing a lifeline for isolated Christians in Afghanistan as the resurgent Taliban go door-to-door, executing believers who refuse to renounce their faith. “We’re hearing from ...

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Ministry uses social media to reach young adults with Gospel message

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Is it possible to break through the social media clutter with a Gospel message of life in Christ? Groundwire is an evangelism ministry that works to reach youth and young adults with ...

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More than 30,000 men attend Promise Keepers Stadium event in Dallas

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Promise Keepers is back. More than 30,000 men attended last weekend’s conference at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. The two-day event aimed to bring a positive message that would inspire transformation and empower ...

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