Joplin church among United Methodists participating in worldwide event
Byers Avenue United Methodist will be among churches around the globe uniting for Change the World, the fourth annual such event that has spread like wildfire throughout the United Methodist denomination.
Catholic Charities puts out call for donations to fill two trucks for Oklahoma tornado survivors
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is requesting donations to fill two box trucks with needed supplies for the tornado-devastated region of Moore, Okla.
Craig Tally: Science, theology can coexist
It doesn't seem to matter that there are scientists who express faith in God, and there are religionists who have a high regard for science. Indeed, there are many people of faith who embrace the discoveries of science without fear and trembling.
Prayers credited with increase in FCA members at Carthage Middle School
Travis Bolin believes in prayer, especially when it comes to Carthage Middle School. The CMS counselor and Fellowship of Christian Athletes coach points to the dramatic increase in FCA membership at the Carthage school as proof of the power of prayer.
Terry Mattingly: Zombies, spirituality intertwined
But anyone who is interested in the worldview of zombie life must come to grips with the cable-television parables offered in the AMC series "The Walking Dead." This phenomenon, said Beard, has become so influential that it cannot be ignored by clergy.
Craig Tally: Missing occasional service is OK
My first experience with this tradition afforded me a grand introduction to Tanner, a delightful 5-year-old all-American boy who is now 10.
Area motorcyclists hit road to raise funds for Christian outreach
In pointing to Jesus as the light of the world, area members of the Christian Motorcyclists Association join others around the United States and Canada in CMA's annual fundraising ride, Run for the Son.
Terry Mattingly: Role of faith lacking in '42'
The problem, he said, is that "42" omitted many other details that would have demonstrated that faith was crucial to the whole story.
Garman marks 40th year serving in prison ministry
When Joe Garman started a prison ministry four decades ago in Joplin, he never imagined it would touch lives around the world and be recognized by four U.S. presidents.
Light the Night interfaith prayer service postponed
The Light the Night interfaith prayer service has been postponed.
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