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Local ministries rely on your generosity to serve women, babies and adoptive children

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Dwight and I go out for breakfast to celebrate special occasions such as the first snowfall of the season, election day, and school snow days. Last year while enjoying the snowflakes, a ...

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After backlash, Salvation Army withdraws controversial prayer guide

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The Salvation Army has withdrawn its critical race theory prayer guide after nationwide criticism threatened the loss of millions in donations. The controversial “Let’s Talk About … Racism” guide asked white donors, ...

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School drops Operation Christmas Child after threats from atheist group

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It’s always a sign that the Christmas season is approaching when atheists attack Samaritan’s Purse. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has stopped a school from participating in Operation Christmas Child. A “concerned ...

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Birthright continues to spread love beyond 50 years

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No doubt you have known someone facing difficulties when pregnant. In 1968 Louise Sommerhill, Toronto, Canada, opened a pregnancy center because she saw the need to help those who were facing an ...

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Founder of 40 Days of Life to headline Parkville Women’s Clinic banquet

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Shawn Carney, founder of the 40 Days of Life movement, recently tweeted, “The abortion industry fears science, reason, and love. We can change endless hearts when we share all three unapologetically.” Carney, ...

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Samaritan needs volunteers for Tennessee flood response

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Dozens are dead after catastrophic flooding hit Tennessee and Christian relief groups need volunteers to respond. Samaritan’s Purse has deployed to the state assisting homeowners and counseling those who lost family and ...

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How ‘Katie’ came to be sex-trafficked and what your church can do

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“Katie” met him at the mall. Though she was only 15, she knew that there was something different about this one. From the start, he showered her with kindness and attention. It ...

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Mission Liberate to host human trafficking survivors at meet and greet Jan. 8

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A new local organization seeking to have an impact on ending human trafficking will launch a grassroots campaign tonight. Mission Liberate, founded in 2019 by several students at the University of Kansas, ...

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Church distributes more than 40,000 Christmas meals

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Christmas was brighter for many Joplin, Mo. families, thanks to volunteers at Hope City Church, who packed meals for those less fortunate. “In a season where it can be easy to give ...

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Kansas and Missouri in bottom half of most charitable states: study

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As the giving seasons begins, Missouri and Kansas have a ways to go to catch up with the most charitable states in the nation. Missouri ranked No. 24 and Kansas came in ...

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Israel sends firefighters to fight California wildfires

Californians got major help from Israel this week. A team of Israeli firefighters are now on the ground battling blazes alongside their American counterparts.  The cooperation has made history. It’s the first ...

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Results posted for point-in-time count of homeless in Topeka

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The point-in-time count of homeless persons in Topeka took place on January 29th. This one-day event produces a snapshot of the individuals in the community experiencing homelessness as defined by Housing and ...

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Christians aid ‘pop-up’ classrooms after Puerto Rico earthquakes

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When the most recent earthquakes started rumbling in Puerto Rico in December of 2019, it unnerved residents who were still anxious from Hurricane María, which pummeled the island two and a half ...

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Church members credited for stopping further carnage of church shooting

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Authorities,  state officials and church leaders are praising the volunteer church security team who helped stop a mass shooting and noted that a state law passed earlier this year made clear that gun ...

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Town collects more Operation Christmas Child boxes than their population

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Children around the world are excitedly opening their Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes thanks to a small farming community that came together. With a population of just 1,300 people, Belle, Missouri did the ...

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2019 Christmas wish list for local groups serving women, babies and adoptive children

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This week saw Giving Tuesday as a way to assist non-profits in their missions to serve the community. The giving wasn’t just for Tuesday. All month long, individuals are donating to their ...

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Christmas store helps elderly to share in the giving spirit

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Residents of Pleasant Hill, Mo. and nearby towns are again organizing a free Christmas store for those living at local senior living facilities. A Christmas store will be held at Pleasant Hill ...

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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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Conservative shames city leaders, organizes Baltimore clean-up

Some 200 volunteers combed through the streets of northwest Baltimore on Aug. 5, cleaning up trash and weeds in an “Americans Helping Americans” event organized by conservative activist Scott Presler. Starting at 7 a.m. ...

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British library bans singing Bible stories to kids

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Volunteers from a church-run playgroup in the United Kingdom have been banned from a library for singing Bible stories to kids. The Noah’s Ark group would come to the town library in ...

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Be My Eyes app lets volunteers help the blind

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A new app developed to aid the blind in completing daily tasks actually uses complete strangers to make it work. It is an example of Galatians 6:2 which reads, “Carry each other’s ...

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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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Bridges across nation will sport pro-life signs June 28

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Over 50 communities across the nation will make a pro-life statement for National Pro-Life Bridges Day make a Friday, June 28. Missouri cities participating include Jefferson City, St. Charles and Springfield. In ...

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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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‘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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