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China Ends One-Child Policy

After decades, the Communist Party’s central committee relaxes rule, allowing two children per family. After 35 years and untold millions of babies aborted, China has agreed to end its one-child policy and ...

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Part 5. Israel: Into the Wilderness and Goodbyes

  Our departure from Jerusalem was bittersweet. We had much more to experience as we headed for the wilderness of Ein Gedi passing the caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were found ...

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What’s Going on in Kansas City?

Looking for something to do this fall in Kansas City or the surrounding area? Check out the Metro Voice Calendar, filled with hundreds of activities. Here’s just a few upcoming events.  For more ...

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Part 4: Our Family Trip to Israel: All Roads Lead to Jerusalem

Our Family trip to Israel. Jerusalem–the Holy City. It was a cool night, as late May evenings often are in Jerusalem. Pleasantly warm days with cotton-candy clouds always seemed to lead to clear, ...

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Part 3: Our Family Trip to Israel

In the Footsteps of Jesus. Nazareth Leaving the Mediterranean coast the next morning, we headed inland toward Jesus’ boyhood hometown. Two millennia ago, Nazareth was a poor farming community of 400 Jews. ...

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Part 2: Our Family Trip to Israel

Sharing the Wonder of the Holy Land with a New Generation!   “Welcome to Israel!” The captain announces, “Welcome to Israel!” as our US Airways jet touches down, eliciting applause from first class ...

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Prayer to Help Tackle Kansas City Murders

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Kansas City officially crossed a milestone this week passing all of 2014 in the total number of murders thus far in 2015. In fact, the FBI has reclassified Kansas City as one ...

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Part 1: Our Family Trip to Israel

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Why a journey to Israel is right for your family! There was an air of excitement in the crowd as we scurried in to find a place to stand. Anita and I, along ...

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Prayer-focused ‘War Room’ opens Aug. 28

The director who helped bring “Courageous,” “Fireproof” and “Facing the Giants” to the big screen has a big goal for his next film: He wants to see Christians change the way they ...

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Study: Parents More Accepting of Gender Roles

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Men and women affirm more traditional family values after the birth of their first child, according to a study released this week. The study’s author, Australian professor and social scientist Janeen Baxter, ...

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Looking Beyond Wins & Losses

Kansas City Royals Manager Dayton Moore on Faith and the Game The best hitters in Major League Baseball fail two-thirds of the time. This year’s World Series champion likely will lose 60 ...

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Successful Dad To-Do List

For nearly 22 years, I’ve had the privilege of being called Dad and just a few days ago, my third (of four) child graduated from high school. As a young dad, I ...

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Keeping Dad Healthy

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In honor of Father’s Day this month, let’s take a deeper look at understanding heath, wellness, sickness and disease, especially as it relates to men. Men hold a very important role in ...

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Money Can’t Buy Her Love

There is one thing that is universal-we all have a mother. As I contemplated this upcoming day of honoring mothers, I knew some of the reasons we celebrate mothers. They carried us ...

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Tim Tebow’s Mom to Speak May 30

Pam Tebow, mother of Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow, will be the guest speaker Saturday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory Street, ...

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