15 May, 2022

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News Briefs for April 27

News Briefs for April 27

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Lincoln Christian University is exploring the sale of a portion of its campus to Open Arms Christian Fellowship. At Dallas Christian College, students show love to Mark and Caroline Worley. Plus briefs from Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and more.

Church Planters Say Ghosting a Common, Dispiriting Occurrence

Church Planters Say Ghosting a Common, Dispiriting Occurrence

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The rapid turnover in a new church plant’s core launch team is not unusual, church-planting experts say. Of the 40 or so people who helped plant Canvas Church in North Carolina last September, almost half are gone . . . some simply disappeared without saying a word. “It’s weird, but it’s like, ‘Can you say goodbye?’” the lead planter said.

UKRAINE: The Stories of Two Women Who Fled Hostomel

UKRAINE: The Stories of Two Women Who Fled Hostomel

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Both Sonya (a teacher) and Marina (an airport worker), along with their children, fled Hostomel—a suburb of Kyiv—not long after Russians began bombing their town. They both have now joined the humanitarian effort to help their fellow Ukrainians.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: With Dwayne Good’s Passing, We Look Back at The Good Twins

THROWBACK THURSDAY: With Dwayne Good’s Passing, We Look Back at The Good Twins

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— UPDATED WITH TRIBUTE VIDEO INFORMATION — Dwayne Good, 85, who performed in the gospel duet The Good Twins with his identical twin brother, Dwight, for more than 55 years, died on April 10, 2022. The brothers graduated from Lincoln Bible Institute together in 1958, and ministered through music to churches around the world as The Good Twins for more than 55 years. We interviewed The Good Twins for this 2008 feature article.