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  • Atheists block city grant to National Baptists

    August 30 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Atheists block city grant to National Baptists

    Atheists have blocked a $65,000 grant the Kansas City, Mo., government had allocated for use during the National Baptist Convention USA (NBC USA) annual meeting. John Modest Miles had counted on the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund grant to help cover transportation costs at the 31,000-church NBC USA meeting, saying the funds would support tourism.

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  • Lawsuit targets city’s grant to National Baptists

    August 1 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Lawsuit targets city’s grant to National Baptists

    Atheists have sued a National Baptist pastor and Kansas City government leaders over a $65,000 grant approved for use during the Baptist group’s upcoming national convention in the city. The grant to John Modest Miles Ministries violates Missouri law that prohibits public aid for religious purposes, American Atheists Inc. claim in a lawsuit posted on their website.

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  • Royals GM: character key to team’s turnaround

    August 3 2015 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Royals GM: character key to team’s turnaround

    Cultivating character among minor league players is particularly important to Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore because of his goal to establish a winning team with a majority of the players developed through the Kansas City farm system. Consequently, minor leaguers with the Royals hear speakers address morality ...

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