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Local pastor seeking donations to make Christmas brighter for children of murder victims

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It would be hard to think of someone facing a more difficult time this Christmas than the children of one of the nearly 200 murder victims in Kansas City this year. A ...

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Sexuality issues again dominate agenda at recent United Methodist Church Judicial Council meeting

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Sexuality seems to be the one topic that never goes away for the United Methodist Church. Earlier this year, the church’s top court upheld much of the Traditional Plan, strengthening the denomination’s ...

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Wife of American pastor arrested in India says his only crime is living for Jesus

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An American pastor from Tennessee is stranded in India after being arrested as he attempted to travel home to the United States. Bryan Nerren, leader of the International House of Prayer Ministries in ...

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5 ways to show you appreciate your pastor

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October is not over and there’s still time to show your pastor some appreciation. Each year October is designated as “Pastor Appreciation Month,” and many local congregations make efforts to show their ...

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Andrew Brunson says ‘It was a fight for my faith’ in Turkey

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Andrew Brunson lived in Turkey for a quarter-century starting churches and helping refugees. His new book, “God’s Hostage: A True Story of Persecution, Imprisonment, and Perseverance,” tells the story of his last ...

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Depression Doesn’t Have to Be a Dirty Word

In our popular culture, depression is deemed a dirty word.  Many of us are ashamed to acknowledge to ourselves and to others that we can’t muster enough strength to get out of ...

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C5Alive Luncheons to Feature Scott Perkins at the Zoo; Hal Smith & Pastor Appreciation

Scott Perkins will be the featured speaker at the September C5Alive Luncheon, to be held September 12, 11:30am to 1pm at the Topeka Zoo’s Gary Clarke Education Room. Perkins is known as ...

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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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Pastor shot dead, congregation takes down killer

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Another Mexican pastor has been killed in his church after a gunman stormed into the middle of the service and shot him at point-blank range. According to persecution watchdog Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), ...

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Can the church participate in political debate?

A public debate has started concerning the Kansas Supreme Court, who recently found the right to an abortion in the Kansas State Constitution. Is the church legally restricted from participating in the ...

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Son of Clinton’s pastor may have been leaker in email investigation

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The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) suspected in early 2016 that the son of a prominent Clinton-defending preacher was the leaker of sensitive information from a small team working on the Clinton-email ...

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Chinese pastor from North Carolina sentenced to 7 years in Chinese prison

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A Chinese pastor who is a permanent resident of the United States, has received a seven year prison sentence after a ruling for court in China. The American Center for Law and ...

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At Asbury Seminary, Nigerian pastor warns against passivity

Pastor Samuel Odubena recently gave a sermon at Asbury Seminary Chapel in which he spoke about how Christians in the West ought to react to persecution. Odubena is an Anglican priest from ...

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Drunk driver kills motorist plus the pastor and friend who stopped to help

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A popular pastor and a friend were killed by a drunk driver as they helped a stranded driver who was also killed. The New Orleans Advocate reports Claude Williams, 49, and his longtime ...

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Pastor’s son saved lives, then died in Virginia shooting

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One of the 12 killed in Friday’s shooting at a Virginia Beach Municipal Building is being hailed as a hero by two survivors who say he saved many lives. Ryan “Keith” Cox ...

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Half of pastors are worried about offending someone if they speak out on social issues

Pastors are pressured from all sides to speak out on hot button issues, but struggle with just how to address those topics, such as LGBT issues and same-sex marriage. In a new ...

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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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‘Cussing Pastor’ under fire for allowing twerking contest

Thaddeus Matthews, a controversial Memphis pastor better known as the “Cussing Pastor” for his profanity-laced messages which have attracted millions of viewers online, is defending his decision to host a sexually provocative twerking ...

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Video: Chris Pratt talks Prophet Daniel and fasting on Colbert

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Popular Christian actor Chris Pratt is responding to critics who are attacking his church’s biblical beliefs about sexuality. The criticism comes after he appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and ...

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Pedophile in pulpit: beloved dad outed by his wife, kids

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SOMERSET, Pa. – John and Clara Hinton arrived in Somerset, Pennsylvania in 1972. Just two years into their marriage and with a young daughter, the young couple was eager to start their ...

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Pastor on date night with wife killed outside bowling alley

A pastor on a date night his wife and several other couples turned tragic resulting in the pastor death. Police have revealed that Rev. Demetrius Stewart was the man fatally shot and ...

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Pastor draws flak for $200K Lamborghini gift to wife

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Two weeks after drawing praise for allowing congregants in need to take cash directly from his offering baskets, Pastor John Gray of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, is drawing flak for ...

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Pastor released from Turkey kneels to pray with President Trump in the Oval Office

Pastor Andrew Brunson returned to the United States Saturday after two years of imprisonment and detention in Turkey, meeting with President Trump and taking the opportunity to pray with him. “From a ...

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Trump, Pompeo & Brownback convince Turkey to release Pastor Brunson

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – An evangelical American pastor held in Turkey on terrorism charges will be sent back to the U.S. following a hearing Friday in which a judge lifted his house arrest, ...

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Former Independence pastor arrested on child sex charges

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According to Wisconsin police, a former Kansas City area pastor was arrested after being caught using online dating apps to entice someone he thought was a teenager for sexual interaction. Scott Patschke ...

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