1 October, 2022

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Share Your Hobby with Us

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If you have an interesting hobby and serve in ministry with a Christian Church or Church of Christ—or know of a friend who checks those boxes—would you share that with us for possible inclusion in an upcoming article?

Christian Colleges Reap Benefits from Summer Sports Camps

Christian Colleges Reap Benefits from Summer Sports Camps

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Christian college athletics are a massive investment of time and effort for athletes and coaches during the school year, but programs never quite shut off in the summer. For many programs—including at William Jessup University, Ozark Christian College, and Johnson University—summer is when hundreds of area athletes visit campus for sports camps. 

Have You Seen . . . ‘Elvis’?

Have You Seen . . . ‘Elvis’?

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The life story of Elvis Presley emerges as narrated by Colonel Tom Parker, who exploited and enriched himself by manipulating the “King of Rock and Roll” and his family.

Communion Survey Results: Prepackaged Cups Widely Used (and That’s Likely to Continue)

Communion Survey Results: Prepackaged Cups Widely Used (and That’s Likely to Continue)

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A little more than half of the respondents (54 percent) reported their church uses the prepackaged Communion cups (with juice and bread sealed in a single container, purchased from a vendor). Among those folks, 42 percent either “strongly agreed” or “agreed” they were easy to use, while 45 percent either “disagreed” or “strongly disagreed” the prefilled cups were easy to use. . . .

TSF Achieves $1 Billion in Assets (Plus Other News Briefs)

TSF Achieves $1 Billion in Assets (Plus Other News Briefs)

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Doug Crozier of The Solomon Foundation announced recently that the church extension fund has achieved $1 billion in assets on its way to helping more than 500 churches with facilities in just over 11 years. Also briefs from Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, and New Jersey.

COMPETITIVE COUPLE: John and Jennifer Perkins Tyler Lead Point U’s Baseball, Softball Programs

COMPETITIVE COUPLE: John and Jennifer Perkins Tyler Lead Point U’s Baseball, Softball Programs

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Jennifer Perkins Taylor has more than 250 career wins as Point University’s softball coach, a program she has been with since it began. John Perkins led Point’s baseball team to the NAIA World Series in 2016 as a first-year head coach.  The pair fiercely support each other, their programs, and the mission of Point University “to educate students for Christ-centered service and leadership throughout the world.” . . .

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