Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church pastor John Modest Miles is feeling the pinch in the National Baptist Convention losing $65,000 in city funding to help support its Sept. 5-9 convention at Bartle Hall. A lawsuit from an atheist group challenged taxpayer money being used to support the religious gathering. But the Black Health Care Coalition in Kansas City has set up a GoFundMe website to help.
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church pastor John Modest Miles is feeling the pinch in the National Baptist Convention losing $65,000 in city funding to help support its Sept. 5-9 convention at Bartle Hall. A lawsuit from an atheist group challenged taxpayer money being used to support the religious gathering. But the Black Health Care Coalition in Kansas City has set up a GoFundMe website to help. File photo The Kansas City Star
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church pastor John Modest Miles is feeling the pinch in the National Baptist Convention losing $65,000 in city funding to help support its Sept. 5-9 convention at Bartle Hall. A lawsuit from an atheist group challenged taxpayer money being used to support the religious gathering. But the Black Health Care Coalition in Kansas City has set up a GoFundMe website to help. File photo The Kansas City Star

GoFundMe effort for National Baptist Convention in KC worthwhile, but use caution with others

August 29, 2016 12:18 PM