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Author Archives: Lee Hartman

How to overcome three common obstacles to positive change

obstacles

Amid the crisis of COVID, perhaps there is an opportunity to break through obstacles and pick up dreams left by the wayside. So much of life is spent on autopilot. Years pass ...

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‘401(k) plan owners: Watch out’

401(k)

Imagine how you would feel if you were on a sinking cruise ship and couldn’t get off because there weren’t any life jackets or backup boats. Now ask yourself, if you were ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – What can we learn from watching Olympic games?

Olympic

I’ve been trying to watch the Olympic games every night when I can. So far, it’s been quite entertaining. My daughter and I watched the USA men’s volleyball team play. She plays ...

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Census data point to rebound in number of two-parent families

two-parent

The traditional two-parent family is making a comeback, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the mid-2000’s, only about two-thirds of families included both mother and father in the home, ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders encourages Christians to prayerfully consider COVID-19 vaccinations

Huckabee Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former press secretary to President Trump and current gubernatorial candidate in Arkansas, said she was vaccinated against COVID-19 and encourages others to consider doing the same. In an op-ed ...

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Greater Vision gospel group brings their nationally-known sound to Topeka

Greater Vision

Since December of 1990, Greater Vision has inspired audiences around the world with their rich vocal blend and their effective ability to communicate the message of the gospel.  They have established a ...

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The Deity of Jesus

deity of Jesus

What about the deity of Jesus? Jesus once said, “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30).  This was an offensive statement to fellow Jews, so much so, they immediately picked up ...

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Dave Says – Let kids make mistakes

dave ramsey

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house mortgage first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey. Let kids make mistakes (and learn ...

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Topeka modernizes parking payments with Passport Parking App

Parking app

The City of Topeka has introduced a new way to pay for parking with the Passport Parking mobile app. The app, which is the first mobile pay solution for City of Topeka ...

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WISDM Trial: Help for those with diabetes

diabetes

People with type one diabetes are at risk for hypoglycemia, a dangerous drop in blood sugar that can cause confusion, seizures or loss of consciousness. Monitoring blood sugar levels has traditionally required ...

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Jennie Finch says God is ‘so much more than’ her Olympic gold medal

Olympic

If anyone knows what it’s like to win, it’s Olympic medal winner Jennie Finch. At the height of her game, the famed right-handed softball ace was simply unbeatable. Major League Baseball All-Stars ...

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SummerFest auto show & outdoor concert is this weekend in Topeka

Summerfest

The Vinewood Venue in Topeka is presenting the 2021 Summerfest Auto Show & Outdoor Concert Saturday, July 24. Summerfest is a family-friendly event that begins at 4pm Saturday afternoon. The evening is ...

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One reason why ‘target dated’ funds haven’t done well for over a decade

stock market funds

There’s a reason why we often refer to target date funds as ‘target dated’ funds. These types of investments rely on portfolio construction techniques to decide what to own based on decades ...

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Classic melodrama play ‘The Drunkard’ returns to Topeka in a new location

drunkard

Complete with villains, heroines, and spirited hissing and booing from the audience, Dale Easton’s The Drunkard was adapted from a 19th Century straight-up temperance play, but skews the once-serious theater piece from its anti-liquor ...

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Kansas at the center of national prayer gathering

prayer

For many years Kansans have gathered for strategic prayer at the geographic center of the continental United States, located in Lebanon, Kansas. This year, national leaders are starting at 8 strategic locations ...

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Trump allies launch new social media platform called GETTR

GETTR

Allies of former President Donald Trump launched a new social media platform called GETTR on July 4. The platform’s mission statement says it is fighting cancel culture, promoting common sense, defending free speech, ...

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McLaughlin gives credit to God after breaking world record during Olympic hurdles trials

hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin not only made the U.S. Olympic team in the 400-meter hurdles, but she also set a new world record in the process. “All the glory to God,” McLaughlin said. “Honestly, ...

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C5Alive featured speaker is Kansas Miss Amazing 2021

C5Alive Miss Amazing

Kirstianna Guerrero is the current Kansas Miss Amazing Teen Representative, selected to attend National Miss Amazing 2021 in Nashville. She will be the featured speaker at the July C5-Alive POWER Luncheon. She ...

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Executive producer is surprised by ongoing popularity of “The Chosen”

The Chosen

The success of the television series “The Chosen” has caught even its creator off guard. “Early on, our primary audience was believers, because that’s who was more attracted to a Jesus show,” ...

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Lee Greenwood shares faith behind his song “God Bless the USA”

greenwood

The Lee Greenwood song “God Bless the USA” has become as much of part of the Fourth of July as barbecues and fireworks. During an interview with CBN’s Studio 5, Greenwood shared ...

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Supreme Court decision protects donors to nonprofits from harassment

religious gatherings, Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that Americans are free to support nonprofit organizations without fear of harassment. In 2015, a federal lawsuit was filed against then-California Attorney General Kamala Harris, ...

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Single mom trusts God – from rock bottom to tithing to debt-free

tithing

Since her first paycheck at the age of 16, Danesca Baez says she’s always embraced a “cheerful” mentality about tithing and giving. “I was a brand-new convert, in love, on fire for ...

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How to manage diabetes for people over 60

diabetes

Many people over the age of 60 are living with diabetes. There is actually a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, primarily related to various lifestyle changes including obesity, and an increase in sedentary ...

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Topeka’s “Kids Ride Free” bus program in effect all summer

Topeka Metro bus

Topeka kids can now enjoy a break from school as well as free transportation around Topeka on any city bus. Since the summer of 2013, the Topeka Metro bus system has offered ...

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Trey Lance maintains his identity as a child of God as his NFL journey begins

Lance

Former North Dakota State quarterback and overall #3 NFL draft pick Trey Lance has left no doubt as to what he believes his ultimate identity is. Three words are tattooed across his ...

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