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Cierra: Hillcrest came through for me

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It is through the dedicated support of individuals like you that Hillcrest is able to change the lives of homeless individuals, youth and families. We are providing hope and a future to those ...

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When did the Second World War really start?

Today, December 7, we remember the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor – the date recognized as the entry of the United States into the Second World War. This summer we will mark ...

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Pearl Harbor, General MacArthur and the rhyme of history

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I was born December 5, 1941, two days before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into the Second World War. Many years later I could hardly believe ...

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How can the church use the visual arts to glorify the Lord?

As Christians we sometimes have relegated the visual arts to the very fringe of life. We often dismiss our own creativity as impractical to the work of evangelism. But is this what ...

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‘He found us:’ TV host shares her long journey to have children

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I always knew I would adopt. As a kid I watched “The Josephine Baker Story” on television and the fact that she adopted 12 children made a big impression on me. It ...

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Congressman Sam Graves: Only ‘the wall’ will stop illegal entry

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Earlier this week, a caravan of Central American immigrants tried to storm the United States border after making their way across Mexico. The point all along was to demand asylum from the ...

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Being the best – a heart condition; What is God’s “best” for you?

It has been a season of humbling recognition for Topeka Rescue Mission and we are grateful; recognition calling us out as the “best.” TRM Ministries has been recognized locally and nationally for the ...

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How Kansas City really got its name

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Possum Trot, Westport, Westport Landing, or Kawsmouth? There are many names associated with the birth of Kansas City. Most people believe that the city was named after the state of Kansas, but ...

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Could Billy Graham see the future in 1962?

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Thanksgiving is one of the most special family times of the year. The roads are packed with travelers, and the airlines are at full capacity as grandparents and parents and children and ...

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The deep meaning of thankfulness

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“Attitude of Gratitude”, “A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart”, “Thankfulness is The Beginning of Happiness.”  These are just some of the quotes you see after a quick search about thankfulness.  On the surface ...

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Universities had to be told: Due process Is a right, not a privilege

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos used a Nov. 16 press release to unveil a new draft rule proposal for the Department of Education to address a chaotic situation that has developed ...

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Should stores be open on Thanksgiving?

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While some stores are making a point to shut down on Thanksgiving, many others are happy to be open and the trend seems to be growing for 2018. How should Christians respond? ...

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My name is Megan. This is my story of finding help and hope

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Being nineteen, I thought, “it wouldn’t happen to me.” Well it did. I got pregnant and became a single mother as soon as we found out. Living in my mom’s basement, I ...

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Chinese judge shares horrific witness to executions, organ harvesting

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In this narrative essay, Zhong Jinhua, a former judge and lawyer in Wenzhou, southeastern China, shares his harrowing experiences as a witness to mass executions, as well as organ harvesting from death ...

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So what, or who, is a ‘Jayhawk’?

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The term Jayhawk or Jayhawker has many connotations beyond being the mythical bird mascot of the University of Kansas. The term may have been adopted as far back as the Revolutionary War. ...

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