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Tax changes to hit families, businesses hard

by Alan R. Jones, C.P.A. |  Well, Christmas has come and gone, and now the thoughts of many families and small businesses turn to their “favorite” time of year, tax filing season. ...

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Stephen Baldwin to star in Ken Kushner’s Tapestry

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Massive Film Project to Produce Poignant New Film in 2014 New York City, January 16, 2014 (CHRISTIAN NEWS SERVICE) — Massive Film Project has inked a deal with Stephen Baldwin to play ...

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Veterans Advocacy Group Calls for Hearings on VA Religious Freedom

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 (Christian News Service) In a letter to Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL), Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, Military-Veterans Advocacy Inc, requested hearings into religious liberty violations within ...

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“Wolf of Wall Street” banned or censored around world

Has Hollywood gone too far? By Dwight Widaman | Countries around the world are editing, or down right banning the movie, The Wolf of Wall Street. In the U.S. the movie’s director, ...

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Merit vs. Depravity for Oscar

by Phil Boatwright |  KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The 2014 Academy Award nominees should be very grateful that only the technical and artistic merits of their work will be judged. Whatever positive ...

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Kansans for Life Explains State’s Pro-Life Successes in 2013

by Kathy Ostrowski, KFL Legislative Director | Abortion-supporting groups continue to complain about the increasing number of life-protective legislation passed in the states, particularly Kansas. The pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute places Kansas as ...

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C.S. Lewis Production Comes to the Kansas City Stage

The producers of the hit national tour of The Screwtape Letters  bring another Lewis classic to life New York–Max McLean, Artistic Director of Fellowship for the Performing Arts, announces that C.S. Lewis’ “The ...

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Congress Strengthens Religious Freedom for the Military

By Michael Cochrane | (WNS)–The Senate passed a defense bill with strong bipartisan support last week that includes important language to strengthen and protect the religious freedom of military members and chaplains. The 2014 ...

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Let the Dream Live

By Patricia Smith | In his immortal speech “I Have a Dream”, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. paints a disturbing scene of a nation that had compromised its fidelity to the Declaration ...

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The New Year and Charitable Giving Strategies

By Connie Hougland | When the calendar rolls over to a new year, one of the last things we may want to think about is charitable giving. We are just coming off ...

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ESPN Hires Tim Tebow

By Mickey McLean (WNS)–Tim Tebow is back in football—but he’ll be behind a mic instead of under center. The former pro and college quarterback will be an analyst for the SEC Network, a ...

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A Good Name: Witness Protection or Authenticity

We believe everyone reading this article should engage in some self-examination and answer this question: In a world of broken relationships and trust deficits, when people hear or see your name, does ...

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Arise Women’s Conference Set to Inspire!

Women from Kansas City and beyond are encouraged to imagine a “new you” at the Arise 2014 Women’s Conference, Jan. 30 — Feb. 2. “The conference will offer inspiration and positive life-coaching ...

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Kansans to Rally for School Choice

Should Kansas parents be empowered to choose the best education for each child’s success? A rally for School Choice will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 2 pm on the ...

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Film Screening of The Abolitionists Jan. 27

MNU Film Series on Civil Rights in America OLATHE, KAN, — A free screening of The Abolitionists followed by a scholarly discussion, will be held Jan. 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. at ...

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“Sandestin Is More Than a Destination, It’s an Experience

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by Russ Jones, Guest Contributor When I moved to Mississippi I’d heard about Northern Florida as a popular vacation destination. In less than an easy six hour drive from Oxford, known for ...

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Making big ripples

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They have many tag names; Invisible People, Hidden Homeless or the Forgotten Many. But one truth rings clear — they are all homeless men, women and children. In the Kansas City Metro ...

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Quietly saving lives: Israel treating wounded Syrians

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As death tolls continue to rise during the brutal Syrian civil war, 1.9 million refugees (including 1 million children) are fleeing their decimated country. It was revealed that Israel is quietly coming to the ...

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More Christian than African-American

January 2 – Christian Newswire — More Christian Than African-American is author Kimberly Cash Tate’s truthful, courageous account of the spiritual journey that completely transformed her sense of identity. A native of ...

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The God I Don’t Understand

Reflections on Tough Questions of Faith Paperback Dr. Chris Wright Why is there evil and suffering in creation? Can someone explain what the Cross really means and how what happened there saves ...

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Summer evangelism opportunities

Summer evangelism opportunities The Greater Kansas City Area Child Evangelism Fellowship is inviting people to take an active role in the lives their neighborhood children. One way to do this is by ...

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‘The Voice’ Creator Burnett Hears Higher Calling

It took the combined clout of an actress best known for playing an angel and her big-ratings executive-producer husband, but Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have pulled off the making of a ...

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Alone and Grieving, New Author Addressess How Prayer Changed Her Life

No matter how much darkness exists in your life it cannot diminish the flicker of even the tiniest light. That light is prayer and it will lead you to your destiny. — ...

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Missions Conference features Gracia Burnham

Lenexa Baptist Church hosted a Missions Conference October 20-21 designed to inspire and encourage anyone passionate about missions and church planting. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Steve Dighton, the church has ...

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Salvo Magazine Publishes Issue Supplement on Science and Faith

CHICAGO, IL, (CHRISTIAN NEWS SERVICE) — Salvo magazine has published a supplement to its fall 2013 issue that’s devoted exclusively to topics surrounding science and faith. The 80-page supplement features contributions from ...

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