The St. Francis Catholic Worker Community in Columbia has adopted new regulations for its financial dealings since accusations of embezzlement were made against one of the group's co-founders.
When Jeff Ferguson moved from Colorado a year and a half ago, he loaded the trailer with so much wood for his woodturning addiction that he had to leave behind his barbecue.
About a half-dozen Roman Catholic dioceses that responded to a survey reported thefts of more than $500,000.Many U.S. churches have been victims of embezzlement over the years, reflecting not just moral weakness on the part of the wrongdoers, but lax financial controls. Often, church budgets are overseen by volunteers or employees with little guidance or professional training.
Now, some colleges are hoping to prevent such faith-shattering abuses by offering programs devoted specifically to managing church finances and personnel.
WASHINGTON — Next year’s flu vaccine is getting a complete overhaul to provide protection against three new and different influenza strains — hopefully better protection than this year’s version.
Note: This event, scheduled for Thursday night, has been canceled because of poor weather conditions.
Ragtag is officially moving and should be open in its new location by the end of the this week.
An art exhibition at MU’s George Caleb Bingham Gallery lets viewers see how the artists view their worlds.
The Missouri State Historical Society is hoping that a $600,000 legislative proposal will be approved, giving it the chance to expand and exhibit more of its treasures.
In addition to their own original work, Christina Reisberg and George Robb II’s collection has grown to include estate jewelry, antique linens, Oriental carpets, Victorian furniture, tintype photographs and sterling silver accessories.
New FDA regulation warns against infant cold medicines. Here are alternatives for parents and their little ones.
Maybe you’ve seen him around town, screaming his poetry in the streets or drawing by the curb. As an artist, the man known as Grant Blackwell wants to catch the public’s eye.
Baptists around the state hope to continue the unifying process set in motion by last month’s gathering of 15,000 in Atlanta.
“Christ” was not Jesus’ last name but a title meaning “anointed.”
The former president discusses his relationship with the Baptist convention and his hope to bring peace to the denomination.
Facebook allows users to indicate if they are single, dating, in an open relationship, engaged, married or “complicated.” Anne Meyer, a psychologist at the MU Counseling Center, sees both benefits and drawbacks in this rapidly evolving form of friendship and intimacy.
Chamber music series assembles a strong set of musicians
Surprising new research suggests that even people who develop heart disease or diabetes late in life have a decent shot at reaching the century mark.
Skyler Babcock takes advantage of Oakland Park, one of the city’s two public disc golf courses, even in the dead of winter.
The Upanishads contain many of the teachings of Hindu religion today, particularly reincarnation and the concept of Brahman.
A youth ministry has been opened for skateboarders in Hermann. The place resembles the idea of “marketplace ministry,” which is an attempt to build communities around the idea of Christians telling their friends, coworkers, anybody, about God.