Ann Leach: Story of Eve vital to Mother's Day
I always think about Eve at this time of year. Mother's Day is tomorrow, and spring is about new life; she lived in the garden that symbolizes new life and possibilities. And Eve was, after all, the first woman and the first mother on Earth, according to the Old Testament Book of Genesis.
New ministry Iron Works seeks to lead others to Jesus
The Flick Theater in Anderson is known for its family movies at reasonable prices. But on Sunday mornings it is known for something else.
Orthodox patriarch eyes unity in visit with pope
Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of 250 million Orthodox Christians, says a meeting with Pope Francis in Jerusalem this month will help move the two churches closer to ending their nearly 1,000-year divide.
Ann Leach: Take time to celebrate daily victories
What's on your list for today? Do you have a list? I have too many of them.
Rich Brown: 'Finding Home' shows horrors, recovery process of sex trafficking, exploitation
With the release of a new film this month, Rapha House continues its Christian mission that has had a presence in Joplin since 2003.
Vatican: Pope’s private calls don’t reflect policy
What Pope Francis may tell Catholics in private telephone conversations doesn’t reflect church policy, the Vatican’s spokesman said Thursday.
Craig Tally: Palm Sunday offers look at kingdoms
Consider with me Palm Sunday. Might it be possible to sing Hosanna and miss the game? What was on the mind of Jesus? Is there a clue to his thoughts? I believe so, and therein lies the meaning of Palm Sunday.
Rich Brown: Members of Orthodox church will celebrate overnight
Visions of Easter activities will be dancing through the heads of young and old alike as they shuffle off to bed tonight. But not so for a small congregation in the village of Saginaw.
Ann Leach: Easter calls for letting some things go
Recently, my business coach asked a group of us to write down three goals that haven't happened yet. Then, she asked us to consider why they hadn't happened.
Rich Brown: Oronogo church launches new effort inside Joplin ministry
It is natural when you hear of church plants to think of missionaries starting churches overseas. But how about in south Joplin?
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