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Engaging the Word Together will spotlight groups sharing the Bible

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A key part of fulfilling the Great Commission is translating the word of God into languages in which it has never been heard. Several of the groups and individuals who are doing ...

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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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Mennonite Brethren churches in Missouri and Kansas reaching out to immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Mennonite Brethren congregations in Missouri in Kansas are among those in several states that are helping Christians fleeing persecution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “These leaders self-identify as ambassadors of Christ, ...

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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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Filtered movies from Vudu lead October’s family-friendly lineup

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What if you could turn a PG-13 movie into a family-friendly film that even a seven-year-old child could watch? Thanks to a new venture between Vudu, Walmart and Clearplay, you can. The Walmart-owned ...

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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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Two-thirds of churchgoers say denying self is essential to serving Christ

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What’s the most essential ingredient to making your faith fully transformational? A new poll finds a majority of churchgoers believe making sacrificial decisions to serve Christ is essential to their faith, and ...

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‘Serving others’ more difficult for church-goers

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Everyone is busy. We seem to live in an age where “activities” fill our time. Like most people, Christians often admit having a hard time serving others. This despite it being a ...

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What is a Real Man?

What is a real man? Esquire magazine published the article, “How to be a Man.” The author wrote a series of proverbs on manliness.  One stated, “A man knows how to lose ...

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Conceived in rape, former Miss Pennsylvania shares why every human life deserves protection

When model, marketing consultant and former Miss Pennsylvania, Valerie Gatto, was in third grade, she found out the difficult truth that she had been conceived when her mother was a victim of ...

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Service remembers homicide victims in KCK

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Last year Kansas City, Kan. saw 33 lives taken by homicide. While that number pales in comparison to the numbers of Kansas City, Missouri just across the river, it still rocks the ...

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‘Bible Stories’ premieres on faith-based streaming channel

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The streaming channel tvChaz.com announced today the launch of a new short-form programming category; Bible Stories. Consumers can watch free for 30 days. Bible Stories is a collection of video shorts delivering ...

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Taco Bell employee fired for refusing deaf customer

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One employee has been fired and the rest are scheduled for retraining after a worker at an Ohio Taco Bell refused to serve a hearing-impaired customer. Brandon Washburn, who is hearing impaired, ...

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Understanding our unique love language

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My husband and I are on very different pages when it comes to how we share and receive love. Whether we are recovering from a fight, experiencing grief, or just want to ...

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Church is hard work, not a private jet

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We don’t like inconvenience, do we? Let’s face it–if you had a choice of an easy path or a rocky one, which would you take? Many would choose the path of least ...

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Looking for a way to serve in your second season of life?

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If you’ve come to the point in your life, where you are ready to do something in the “eternal” sense and have developed a sense of longing to please God, there’s a ...

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What you can do to make Memorial day meaningful

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Today marks the 150th anniversary of that first “Memorial Day” remembrance, when Congressman James Garfield—who would later become president—addressed a crowd of more than 5,000 at Arlington Cemetery. The tradition continues to ...

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City-wide Easter celebration April 1

The area’s city-wide Easter service will be celebrated Sunday, April 1, from 6:30am to 8am at 1st and Grand Boulevard under the bridge (near the River Market Area) in Kansas City. It ...

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