ST. LOUIS - Reed Hanna of St. Louis knows prison routine firsthand. Convicted of violating a prisoner's civil rights, the former federal deputy served time. Both as an officer and as an inmate, Hanna saw the effect prison has on offenders and
Kansas City area churches take Jesus' words to heart when He said to care for the "least of these." Through a variety of ministries in their churches and communities, they provide food, school supplies, Christmas gifts and their time to carry out
Communication can be a tricky thing, even between people who know each other intimately - a husband and wife, a parent and child, a pastor and deacon. No matter how well we know a person, we don't experience or understand a sentence,
JEFFERSON CITY (RNS) -- Believers in Missouri aren't the only ones pushing for short-term-credit reform. People of faith across the country are trying to rein in loan practices they believe take advantage of borrowers often least able to pay.
I just finished reading American Savior by Roland Merullo, a novel that explores how people today might react if Jesus were to come again -- this time as a U.S. presidential candidate. The book -- remember, this is fiction -- seems to