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Kansas ministry fights for human trafficking victims

Kansas ministry fights for human trafficking victims

The numbers are staggering and the impact is immense. An estimated 40.3 million people worldwide were victims of modern slavery in 2016 with children being a quarter of the victims. The Urban Institute studied the underground commercial sex economy in 2014 in eight...
Skyline Church launches rural “micro video venues”

Skyline Church launches rural “micro video venues”

Skyline Church in San Diego, California, launched its first satellite congregation in rural America, in a town with a population of less than 5,000. Church leaders hope this will be the first of many satellite campuses in rural American towns with populations of 5,000...
80758: one more ZIP code

80758: one more ZIP code

One couple’s positive experience with The Wesleyan Church in Greeley, Colorado, years ago left such an impression on them that they have since explored the possibility of planting a church. For the past several years, Larry and Pam Neuschwanger made their home, raised...
Kansas Women’s Extravaganza focuses on fighting human trafficking

Kansas Women’s Extravaganza focuses on fighting human trafficking

One hundred women from across Kansas gathered in Hesston, Kans., in February for the Women’s Extravaganza to celebrate the redemptive work of God in women’s lives. Using an oak tree as a metaphor (Isaiah 61:3), we explored ideas that can assist women with...
Kansas church holds ninth annual rodeo

Kansas church holds ninth annual rodeo

Plains Church in Argonia, Kansas, hosted the Bronc Kraft Memorial Rodeo over Labor Day weekend. This is the ninth rodeo our church has put on in the past five years, and it has grown into a huge event. Our Saturday night rodeo drew a crowd that was larger than the...
Kansas District office destroyed by floods

Kansas District office destroyed by floods

Kansas District Superintendent Ed Rotz and his team are in clean-up mode after a flood destroyed their offices Friday morning. Approximately 3 ½ feet of water destroyed 40 years of sermons, computer, legal files, furniture, 700-800 books, and more. The Manhattan,...
Small church has big impact on well-known Kansas rodeo

Small church has big impact on well-known Kansas rodeo

A church that averages 25 in attendance is creating waves in the rodeo community in south central Kansas. Plains Church is small, yet its impact in Argonia, Kans., is huge. The church sponsors the Labor Day “Bronc Kraft” rodeo, this year marking the third...