faith and values http://kbia.org en Facing death: Couple develops strategy while coping with cancer http://kbia.org/post/facing-death-couple-develops-strategy-while-coping-cancer <p>Death. It's often a taboo topic of conversation, despite its inevitability.</p><p>But that's not the case for everyone. David Oliver, retired medical professor at MU, and his wife, Debbie, gave a presentation yesterday evening (Dec. 3) titled, "Our Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness."</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:00:59 +0000 Nate Anton 44749 at http://kbia.org Facing death: Couple develops strategy while coping with cancer The best of Columbia Faith & Values: An audio transition to a new time slot http://kbia.org/post/best-columbia-faith-values-audio-transition-new-time-slot <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 18.99305534362793px;"><span data-mce-style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">We've got an exciting transition coming up at <a href="http://columbiafavs.com/">Columbia Faith &amp; Values</a>, the religion news website partnered with KBIA.</span></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kellie Moore 43132 at http://kbia.org Altar’d State brings Christian clothing, values to Columbia Mall http://kbia.org/post/altar-d-state-brings-christian-clothing-values-columbia-mall <p>Kayla Lewis was shopping at the Columbia Mall when she saw a new store that piqued her interest. The next week, she brought her mom along to shop at Altar’d State.</p><p>Altar’d State opened in the Columbia Mall July 5, bringing a touch of Christianity to shoppers.</p><p>“We wanted to swim upstream,” Altar'd State CEO Aaron Walters said. “The world was going one way, and we saw an opportunity to go another.”</p><p>The store, designed for women ages 18 to 35, sells clothing, jewelry and decorations, including crosses and posters with Bible verses. Christian music plays in the background.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:50:07 +0000 Heather Adams 38029 at http://kbia.org Altar’d State brings Christian clothing, values to Columbia Mall What does your local VFW have in common with your church? http://kbia.org/post/what-does-your-local-vfw-have-common-your-church <p>One in five Americans now <a href="http://www.pewforum.org/Unaffiliated/nones-on-the-rise.aspx">report having no religious affiliation</a>. This number is increasing rapidly. And church attendance in America and Europe is increasing.</p><p>But our communities are filled with instances of people finding meaning outside of religion. The Boone County Veterans of Foreign Wars post, for example, offers veterans a place to unite around their experiences of serving in war. While people find meaning in all sorts of places, the VFW in many ways resembles a church.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 21:25:55 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 33962 at http://kbia.org What does your local VFW have in common with your church? For Father's Day weekend, a Christian film on fatherhood http://kbia.org/post/fathers-day-weekend-christian-film-fatherhood <p>Blue Ridge Christian Church in Columbia is starting Father&#39;s Day weekend with a free showing of the Christian independent film &quot;Courageous.&quot; &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:01:56 +0000 Kellie Moore 15940 at http://kbia.org For Father's Day weekend, a Christian film on fatherhood