Rich Brown: Air Force veterans develop ministry to help other vets
The men and women who died serving in the United States Armed Services will be remembered Monday during Memorial Day. And although a local ministry will be at the forefront in recognizing them, the Compass Quest Joplin Veterans Ministry doesn't stop there.
Stained Glass Theatre gets $75,000 to rebuild
A $75,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri will be “a huge step” in the creation of a new Stained Glass Theatre, a spokesman for the theatrical organization said Tuesday.
Rich Brown: Pineville church to commemorate 100th anniversary
First came the church, then the community. The seed for a United Methodist church in Simsberry was planted in 1914, and a few hundred yards down the road, the Simsberry community followed suit.
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.
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