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Christian K-12 Open House planned for Northland of Kansas City

Private Christian schools from across the Northland will join together for a combined Northland K-12 Open House on Thursday, March 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Gladstone Community Center. ...

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Kansas town pushes back after atheists remove 9/11 banner

Don’t mess with Pittsburg, Kan. Residents of the town didn’t respond with anger when local atheists forced the Post Office to take down a 9/11 banner, they responded with a city-wide effort ...

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Bronco thankful and spends $1800 on newborn’s ticket

After having to pay $1,800 for his newborn daughter to be able to attend Super Bowl 50, Bronco punter Britton Colquitt is quick to point out that all things work together for ...

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Panthers, Broncos on Super Bowl, sportsmanship and faith

While under-inflated footballs aren’t dominating Super Bowl headlines this year, the National Football League still had its share of unsportsmanlike conduct calls, concussions and doping allegations this season. But rules do matter ...

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In 2016 be the leader you want to be

2016 holds an invitation for you to become the leader you want to be. Picture for a moment that you are flourishing in your work and your personal life. Can you see ...

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Wycliffe Associates to launch Bible translation in high persecution regions

In a region where conversion to Christianity is punishable by death, Wycliffe Associates plans to launch 10 new Bible translation projects in the next 30 days. The projects will employ the MAST ...

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Olympic games become transgender

In late January, the International Olympic Committee, or IOC, announced a change in policies that will enable transgendered athletes to compete in Olympic games “without first having to undergo gender reassignment surgery.” ...

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Rally at Kansas Capitol to support religious freedom

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A coalition of religious groups from across Kansas will hold a rally on Feb. 17, from Noon to 1pm. The Rally for Religious Freedom will be held inside the Kansas State Capitol Building, in the ...

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Prison reform gets bi-partisan support

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A bipartisan congressional task force on Jan. 26 recommended reforms to reduce the federal prison population by 60,000 and save taxpayers more than $5 billion. The reforms also coincide with President Obama’s ...

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Robert Rogers to speak at Winterfest

Coldwater of Lee’s Summit will host its annual Winterfest fundraiser on February 27 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. This year’s theme is “Alone we can do so little; together ...

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Check out these highlights of Kansas City events, classes & concerts

Here are just a few of the hundreds of events coming up in Kansas City. For a full listing of our Kansas City calendar, click here: Metro Voice Calendar of Events.  For ...

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World’s most dangerous cities include St. Louis

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Four U.S. cities are among the 50 most dangerous in the world. The rankings were compiled by a Mexican research group–the Citizen Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice– which released its annual ...

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Worldwide persecution of Christians at “historic levels” says report

According to the 2015 Open Doors World Watch List, the Middle East Remains Most Violent While Africa Sees Largest Increase in Persecution of Christians While the year 2014 will go down in ...

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Is there a Christian perspective to gun control?

On Tuesday (Jan. 5), an emotional President Obama announced a series of executive actions to, in his words, “do something to try to prevent the next” mass shooting. “We can,” the President ...

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Walmart closings to impact 10 Missouri and Kansas towns

Walmart announced today it closing 154 stores in the U.S. with additional stores around the world bringing the total to 269 stores. Missouri will see a total of four stores closed while ...

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Lost lyrics of Fanny Crosby now expanding her legacy

The hymns of Fanny Crosby have impacted lives for Christ worldwide for generations, but until recently 2,700 of them were overlooked in an archive, unsung and unpublished. Now on the album “Blessed ...

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Donald Trump’s appeal to Evangelicals is real, surging

After watching Donald Trump maneuver on the presidential campaign trail during these past six enthralling months, I’ve come to the following conclusions: Trump definitely has an appeal to conservative evangelicals, and this ...

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Who are Donald Trump’s Christian supporters?

New polling shows Donald Trump continuing to surge among the Republican field and even independents and conservative democrats. His strong showing among Christians is a surprise to some and annoyance to others. ...

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Hope, health and healing

I’ve learned that diet change isn’t enough. Ouch. That’s tough to hear, considering that simple diet changes are tough for so many of us today in a culture of convenience, junk foods, ...

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California introduces bill seeking to drown out anti-Israel boycotts

With an eye on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, California State Assemblyman Travis Allen (R) on Monday introduced Assembly Bill 1552, which would ensure that California doesn’t contract ...

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A Culture of Life: How local organizations are changing lives

Click HERE for our National Respect Life feature story. Youthville works to connect kids with foster families The need for foster homes in Kansas is staggering. More than 6,000 children in the ...

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Alternatives Clinic: Life-Saving Help in a Life-Changing Way

Alternatives Clinic is a nonprofit medical clinic and pregnancy resource center in Harrisonville providing services to Cass County and surrounding areas since 1992. The clinic is staffed by two part-time Registered Nurses ...

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Vitae launches campaign to help women, save lives in KC

The Vitae Foundation launched an advertising campaign in the greater Kansas City area in December, which will continue for six months. The media campaign includes Google paid search and mobile advertising. “We’re ...

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Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers: fighting the battle, one life at a time

How do you battle abortion one life at a time? Through the compassionate care of pregnancy resource centers like Advice & Aid Pregnancy Centers in Overland Park and Shawnee. Ministries like Advice ...

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New Monitor for The Women’s Clinic Makes Big Difference

We all know that when it comes to TV monitors, bigger is always better. A bigger monitor also can be lifesaving, especially if it vividly reveals the little arms, legs and heartbeat ...

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