1 October, 2022

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KBF & ICOM: Two Are Better than One

KBF & ICOM: Two Are Better than One

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Kairos Benevolence Fund and the International Conference on Missions are partnering to provide encouragement and support to those who have given their lives in service to Christ. 

After 70 Years, Carroll Kakac Still Preaching the Gospel

After 70 Years, Carroll Kakac Still Preaching the Gospel

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Carroll Kakac, 93, has been preaching for more than seven decades. His hearing isn’t great, he said, and neither is his eyesight. But it’s good enough. “As long as my health will permit me to do it, I’m going to do it,” said Kakac, who serves as minister of McLeansboro (Ill.) Christian Church. . . .

Register Your Entire Church or College for ICOM (Plus News Briefs)

Register Your Entire Church or College for ICOM (Plus News Briefs)

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Churches and colleges can pay a flat rate, based on their size, and register their entire “family” for the International Conference On Missions. Also, briefs from SpireConference, churches in Indiana, Missouri, and California, and updates from several Christian colleges (Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan, Lincoln, Kentucky, Louisville, Central, Johnson, and Boise).

UKRAINE: Ministry in War Zone Separates Family

UKRAINE: Ministry in War Zone Separates Family

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When Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, Vika and Sergey made a hard decision. She took their girls and moved to Bulgaria, where they were safe from Russian attacks. With this year’s invasion of Ukraine, Sergey is no longer able to travel back and forth to Bulgaria . . .

Have You Seen . . . ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’?

Have You Seen . . . ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’?

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“Minions: The Rise of Gru” is the latest installment of a franchise that has become as popular with adults as children. At first glance the Minions might seem like mere comic relief. Watch a little closer, though, and you’ll find food for thought to discuss with children and their parents. . . .

10 Reasons to Send a Student to Christian College for a Year

10 Reasons to Send a Student to Christian College for a Year

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David Fincher writes, “I have met innumerable donors, volunteers, lifelong ministers, and other Christian leaders who have this in common: They attended a Christian college planning to stay only for a year, and the experience changed their lives for the better. . . . Here are 10 reasons for encouraging your loved one to commit to attending a Christian institution for at least one year.”

News Briefs for Aug. 17

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In these briefs we feature news about Encounter, a support and recovery ministry at the Elizabethtown (Ky.) Campus of Southeast Christian Church, and also an Adaptive Sports and Activities Program at Northside Christian Church in Fortson, Ga. Also, briefs about GNPI, an upcoming Spiritual Formation Leadership Summit in Tennessee, and more.

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