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Eating while black. What Applebee’s incident can teach us

It made me very uncomfortable this week to watch the video of two black women defending themselves after being accused of theft at the Applebee’s at Independence Center. I’m not just uncomfortable ...

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Seven human trafficking victims rescued from Joplin massage parlor

Three Joplin massage parlors are under investigation for possible human trafficking. The tip came from the business next door to one of them. Emily Furrh works with Elizabeth Turner Law Firm and shared ...

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K-12 Christian School Expo Feb. 24

The Midwest Christian Education Expo returns Saturday, February 24, 2018 with private K-12 schools from across the Kansas City metropolitan area, and homeschooling organizations. This is the 20th annual event and kicks off “Christian ...

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With your help, City Union Mission exceeds goal

City Union Mission Executive Director Dan Doty announced today that $6,237,098 was raised through the Celebrate Hope: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor and Homeless campaign, exceeding the goal of $6 million. Celebrate ...

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Great memories prepare Anita and me for what’s next

Memories have been flooding back to mind this week. In my June 1991 column for Kansas City Christian (now Metro Voice), I wrote this about the support of the community for a ...

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Christian College Expo features schools from 17 states

Christian Colleges to descend on Kansas City February 24 for free annual Christian College Expo. For the 20th year, the Midwest Christian College Expo returns to Kansas City with a wide variety of booths and information ...

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Publishing lessons of the past pave way for promising future

The Widamans reflect on 29 years of publishing. In the early 1990s, Dwight Widaman had never run a business, sold an ad or even owned a computer. He had something far more ...

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Volunteers bring Super Bowl celebration to homeless

  This Sunday, homeless guests in City Union Mission’s men’s emergency shelter, along with participants of the Citiy Union Mission’s long-term programs, will enjoy an evening of fun and fellowship during the ...

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Bleeding Kansas Series Returns

Dramatic interpretations and talks about the violent territorial and civil war history of Kansas, from 1854-1865, will highlight the 2018 annual Bleeding Kansas series, which begins January 28. The programs are held ...

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Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court delivers address

Editor’s Note: Missouri  Chief Justice Zel M. Fischer delivered his state of the Judiciary address this week. Such speeches do not normally make for breathes reading. Metro Voice is printing the bulk ...

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God will carry us through the hard times

What the short life, and death, of our daughter taught us about God and ourselves. Allie Rose would have been 4 this year. She would be learning her letters, colors and Sunday ...

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City Union Mission Issues Final Plea for Help

As they enter the homestretch of their largest annual fundraiser, City Union Mission officials are asking the community to help close the gap on their $6 million campaign goal through generous support. ...

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Missouri Pro-Life Legislative Update

Missouri Right to Life extends sincere thanks to Governor Eric Greitens and to the Missouri Legislature for their passage of Senate Bill 5. Many unborn babies and their mothers will be protected ...

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Kansas Pro-Life Legislative Update

President Donald Trump made good on one of his campaign promises early in his presidency by nominating strong conservative judge Neil Gorsuch as the successor to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice ...

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Metro Voice will end print edition, expand online

BIG NEWS ahead! 2017 marked two important milestones for the Metro Voice. In April Anita and I were presented with an “Award of Excellence” at the annual convention of the Evangelical Press Association. ...

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