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Famous chefs to prepare meals for local homeless

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City Union Mission will become a four-star restaurant Tuesday with a little help from some famous local chefs. On March 24, Michael Smith and his team from the Farina and Extra Virgin restaurants will prepare a ...

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Midtown Kansas City church hands shoppers $50 gift cards for groceries

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The coronavirus threat has created an opportunity for area churches to serve those less fortunate. On Sunday afternoon, members of City of Truth church in midtown Kansas City handed out $50 gift ...

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Child Evangelism Fellowship looking for summer volunteers

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Warmer temperatures are a reminder that summer vacation from school is right around the corner. Child Evangelism Fellowship is looking for volunteers to help share God’s word with local youth. Several options ...

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In times of crisis, your neighborhood is the mission field

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Sometimes, emergencies and times of crisis present service and mission opportunities that might not exist in normal circumstances.  Many people tend to be more open to spiritual matters during troubling times like ...

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U.S. megachurch pastors quarantined after coronavirus exposure

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Two pastors of one of the largest churches in the nation are under home quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus during a conference in Germany. READ: Prayer guide for coronavirus Craig ...

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Ministry aims to rebuild villages destroyed by ISIS

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Ever since former President Barack Obama called ISIS the “JV team,” the terrorist organization has decimated countless cities and villages across the Middle East. Now, a Christin ministry aims to rebuild the ...

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Tim Tebow gets help from Vatican for Night to Shine

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Tim Tebow found himself bringing joy and hope to others in the Vatican last week with Night to Shine. “I don’t think God gives us strength so we can lift things; I ...

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Hundreds of churches joining Tim Tebow for Night to Shine for special-needs kids

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Tim Tebow has a busy schedule in February. In addition to speaking engagements, his foundation is sponsoring the annual Night to Shine for special-needs youth. The February 7 event “is an unforgettable ...

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“Honkytonk Preacher” plays and ministers to music lovers at Knuckleheads Saloon

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Jesus went to where people needed him most, not necessarily to the synagogues. Musician Carl Butler does the same. Butler is a honkytonk preacher at Knuckleheads Saloon in Kansas City, according to ...

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United Methodist leaders propose split over LGBT issue

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Bishops and leaders of a number of United Methodist groups have announced a proposal that would result in a split of the United Methodist Church.  The news draws varying opinions on how a split would impact the Church’s future.  The proposal, ...

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New book ‘Mascot on a Mission’ shares the adventures of KC Wolf

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Dan Meers has brought fun and excitement to gamedays at Arrowhead Stadium for more than three decades as KC Wolf. Away from the field, he has brought hope, encouragement and inspiration to ...

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Wife of Pastor Tony Evans dies of cancer: ‘First sunrise from Heaven’

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Respected pastor and evangelist Tony Evans has shared that his wife Lois passed away on the morning of Dec. 30 after battling a rare form of cancer. Evans, the senior pastor at ...

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Promise Keepers forms advisory board for next summer’s stadium event in Dallas

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After a 20-year break from stadium events, Promise Keepers plans to hold a major gathering at AT&T Stadium in Dallas next summer. The ministry recently announced the members of its advisory board. ...

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Area Church wins court battle to house homeless

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As a blizzard battered Lenexa, Kansas, on December 14, clean sheets in shades of purple, white, and light blue stretched appealingly over rows of cots at a local church, ready for those without ...

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Some good news about Bibles reaching Chinese Christians

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Every week there is disturbing and sad news coming from China. From the destruction of churches, imprisonment of Christians and suppression of Christian thought across all parts of that Chinese society, Christians ...

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The mysterious staircase St. Joseph built in New Mexico

The staircase of Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico is well known for being surrounded by at least two mysteries: the identity of its builder and the physics of its structure. No ...

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Pope Francis considering adding ecological sin to Catholic catechism

Environmentalism has taken on theological overtones for many people. The head of the Catholic Church is considering elevating it to a sin, the Daily Wire reported. Speaking at the 20th World Congress ...

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Pastor Francis Chan will move to Asia, challenges other Christians

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Francis Chan, the popular author and pastor, is stepping out of his comfort zone. He recently announced plans to relocated to Asia as a missionary in February. He challenged other Christians to ...

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‘We may never know full impact,’ says FCA president as ministry celebrates 65 years

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Having served millions of student athletes over the years, FCA is this week celebrating 65 years of ministry. It all began when a young basketball coach wondered why athletes endorsed products like ...

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Magic Johnson serving his church after stepping away from NBA job

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Former basketball star Magic Johnson left his job with the NBA to focus on serving his church and community, according to Faithwire. Johnson recently shared on Twitter that a visiting bishop to ...

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Mike Rowe, star of ‘Dirty Jobs,’ helps transform community

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Brenda Lomax-Brown received a surprise visit from television personality Mike Rowe, who showed up with a film crew to give her a $20,000 check and a new playground for the local ministry ...

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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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HOPE blend coffee pays tribute to Pastor Jarrid Wilson

The tragic suicide of Pastor Jarrid Wilson of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., has triggered a wide-ranging discussion about stress, depression and mental health. Now the coffee company he helped found ...

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Former Royals pitcher Paul Byrd shares Christ through equine ministry in Georgia

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The early 2000s were the dark days of Kansas City Royals baseball, far removed from world championships in 1985 and 2015. Pitcher Paul Byrd was one of the few bright spots, compiling ...

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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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