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Hospitality in an age of lonely lives

Piles of laundry, yard work, hectic schedules, napping kids. Let’s face it—there’s never a perfect time to invite others into our homes and, ultimately, into our lives. In her debut book, Invited: The ...

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21 prison inmates give lives to Christ during Hillsong, Prison Fellowship event

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In early July, Hillsong NYC and Prison Fellowship combined efforts to lead a “night of hope” at Riker’s Island prison, in which they evangelized to the inmates at the prison. The evening, ...

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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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City Union Mission takes homeless children to summer camp

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Kansas City’s at-risk and homeless children are getting ready to head to camp, thanks to City Union Mission. Registration is now open for the Mission’s summer camping programs which give children an ...

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Internet preachers like Marcus Rogers are drawing millions online

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As those under the age of 35 increasingly avoid brick-and-mortar churches, they are logging in to listen to online preachers who unashamedly share Jesus and Biblical truths through social media. One of ...

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Tips for the stress-filled lives of singles

June jumps into our lives and brings with it piles of wedding invitations.  For Christian singles, the fancy cards serve as invites to more than one party: a wedding party and a ...

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Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000 free surgeries

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A baby named Aissata was right at the center of a major milestone in the ministry of Mercy Ships. In fact, she is the milestone but she doesn’t even realize it. You see, Aissata ...

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Moms flee socialist Venezuela with their babies

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Socialist Venezuela and the failed policies of their despotic leaders have led to economic ruin, forcing many of the locals to flee their homeland. For women with babies, it’s a top priority ...

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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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Christian satellite network Daystar’s Jerusalem offices firebombed

The Jerusalem studio of Daystar, one of the largest Christian TV networks in the world, was firebombed over the weekend. The attack destroyed Daystar’s new studio which overlooks the Old City from ...

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Lecrae partners with Prison Fellowship for prison outreach

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Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae is used to playing sold-out arena shows. But he took a gig in a rather unusual venue last month — Carol S. Vance Unit prison in Fort Bend ...

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‘Mission trip on steroids’ targets Peru in June

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It’s been dubbed the “largest global missions outreach” in history, and its ultimate goal is equally bold: to see an entire nation transformed by Christ. That nation is Peru. But 1Nation1Day — ...

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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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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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Movie on MercyMe’s hit ‘I Can Only Imagine’ impacting China

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A movie that was the biggest faith-based movie of 2018 is bringing Chinese viewers to Christ. Few thought the film adaptation of MercyMe’s classic track, “I Can Only Imagine” could have such ...

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Study: Churches are real force behind the American dream

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What is the state of the American Dream? Is it alive and well or dying? The answer depends on who you ask, but new research shows at the heart of whether a ...

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Christmas Eve busy time for churches across America

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At the nondenominational, multi-campus Faith Church in Missouri, Christmas Eve will be the culmination of a long weekend of creative celebration focused on family, Christ and saving souls. “Each service is another opportunity to ...

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Christmas comes early for urban families today

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Today 260 driver volunteers are delivering thousands of wrapped Christmas gifts to more than 540 Kansas City area families. The families previously selected the gifts at City Union Mission’s Christmas Store, part ...

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As ‘Season of Giving’ arrives, ministries ramp up

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Weather forecasters are saying this will be brutal winter for the region. Record snow and low temperatures included. That means more families in need, more homeless looking for shelter and more opportunities ...

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Royals to again serve meals to homeless

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Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy, along with other Kansas City Royals representatives, will serve full barbecue meals to more than 250 men, women and children at City Union Mission on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Every ...

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Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes attacked as intolerant

Is the Christmas outreach effort of toy-filled shoeboxes supported by millions of American Christians anti-Muslim? Franklin Graham, founder of Samaritan’s Purse, the organization behind the Operation Christmas Child project, has responded to ...

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City Union Mission and churches to honor veterans

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City Union Mission is partnering with local churches to hold a special dinner and chapel service to remember and celebrate all U.S. veterans Sunday, Nov. 11. Cornerstone Presbyterian Church will host the chapel ...

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Would you pray for a persecuted believer in North Africa?

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To be a Christian in the Middle East and North Africa usually means you are discriminated against, ridiculed, marginalized, and in many places persecuted–even to the point of death. The believer who ...

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‘No soup for you!’ Health department shuts down homeless outreach

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It wasn’t the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld but it just as well could have been. The Kansas City Health Department is receiving harsh criticism for dumping food that was prepared for the ...

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City Union Mission needs help with Christmas store effort

City Union Mission is preparing their big Christmas outreach program. The ministry’s Christmas Store will open on Monday, November 26, at 9 a.m. for shelter guests, residents of their programs and income-qualified ...

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