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Cool to be Kosher

What does it mean to be kosher? And truthfully, does it really even matter? If we love Jesus, we don’t have to follow those Old Testament laws, right? Isn’t that legalistic? The ...

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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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Kansas City to Host Holocaust Remembrance

Kansas City has become the 58th American City to join a worldwide Holocaust Remembrance and commenoration planned for May 2016. An additional 50 cities around the world are also organizing similar commemorations. Regional ...

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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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Warrant Issued for Teen Mania’s Founder Ron Luce

Ron Luce fails to appear at Colorado hearing related to Compassion International’s lawsuit against the Christian youth ministry. (WNS)–A Colorado court has issued an arrest warrant for Teen Mania Ministries founder Ron ...

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Chick-fil-A Boycott Hits Airports

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Several Denver City Council members want a Chick-fil-A boycott by preventing it from opening at Denver International Airport (DIA), claiming the fast food chain CEO’s support of “biblical marriage” would hurt the city’s ...

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Is the GOP Using Christians?

Recent history may show the GOP using Christians for votes but don’t want to hear us on matters of policy. Ross Douthat is a columnist for The New York Times whose opinions ...

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Disney’s Dean Jones Remembered for Faith, Films

Dean Jones, beloved star of nearly a dozen Disney films, died Tuesday of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 84. Jones’ appearances in lighthearted films like That Darn Cat! and The Love Bug ...

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