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    Decades in the making, church's family center a testament to faith, persistence

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The line of upright gold shovels, white construction hats sitting on the handles, looked like the symbolic setup of any groundbreaking ceremony.

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    Voices of Faith: What is the biblical concept of 'emptiness'?

    Rabbi Mark H. Levin, Congregation Beth Torah: Two biblical Hebrew words translate as "emptiness." One, pronounced "rake," most often means physically empty, as in "Don't appear before me empty-handed" (Exodus 23:15), but may also describe "wicked people," as in Judges 11:3.

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    Rural couple's ministry fights strangling grip of addiction

    RAYMORE, Mo. - Shawna and Kevin Coffman's house of refuge isn't on the way to anywhere.

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    Americans fear religion is losing influence, survey finds

    Six years into a Democratic administration widely seen as pushing a secular agenda, nearly three-quarters of Americans say religion is losing influence in American life and about half say churches and other religious institutions should express their views on political issues.

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    Religion Digest

    ISRAEL HURTADO – 6:30 p.m. Friday, Center for Spiritual Living, 2125 Wylie Drive #1, Modesto. Author of “Another Way of Thinking” will speak. Signed copies of book available for purchase. A study on his book will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Offering. (209) 648-3495.

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    Religion Digest: Events across the region

    VIDEO AND DISCUSSION – Today, 1 p.m. Prayer Fellowship of the Valley – Unity, 1604 Ford Ave., Modesto. Fourth in a six-part series on the Deepak Chopra best-selling book “Jesus and the Awakening to God-Consciousness.” Video presentation followed by facilitator-led discussion...

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    Religion Digest: Faith-based events across the region

    CHARLES BILLINGSLEY – 6 p.m. today, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Billingsley is a Christian singer, worship leader, songwriter, speaker and author at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va. Free.

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    Ceres man travels to Rwanda to give shoe boxes of gifts to needy children

    A Ceres resident has been a longtime volunteer with Operation Christmas Child, a yearly drive to fill shoe boxes with toys and small gifts for needy children around the world. In April, he traveled to Rwanda to distribute the boxes and saw the end result -- the delighted response of children to ...

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    Religion Digest: Faith and values events in the region

    JULIE-N-FRIENDS – 6 p.m. June 29, Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. Gospel music concert by Julie Eichelberger features The Regents Quartet of Bakersfield, Gaither Homecoming artist Lisa Daggs, Jennifer Whitlock and Erin Cordova of the Johnson Family, Bridge of Grace & the...

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    Religion Digest

    JULIE-N-FRIENDS – 6 p.m. June 29, Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., Merced. Gospel music concert by Julie Eichelberger features The Regents Quartet of Bakersfield, Gaither Homecoming artist Lisa Daggs, Jennifer Whitlock and Erin Cordova of the Johnson Family, Bridge of Grace & the...

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