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Streaming ‘Victoria’ might fill your ‘Downton Abbey’ void. I didn’t cry when PBS’ Downton Abbey went off the air, but I thought about it. After all, what would replace my infatuation with ...

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August heats up with new music releases

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. It’s August and school is almost back in session. I encourage you to make these last few days with your kids the most memorable. Our ...

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Summer Baseball and Music: Something For Everyone

I hope everyone had a safe and fun Fourth of July. July is the month where families and friends get together to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, also known as ...

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A fresh voice takes on the Kansas City music scene

Greetings to the Metro Voice News family and faithful readers. My name is Cedric Austin and I am excited to come on board as the new music news editor for Metro Voice. ...

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Art Exhibit to Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.  

The public has an opportunity to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the remarkable treasure that God has given humanity—the gift of the Bible. Colonial Presbyterian Church’s Overland Park Campus is sponsoring a ...

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Tim Hawkins comedy will bust your gut

The gut-busting comedy of Tim Hawkins comes to Wichita with entertainment fit for the entire family while doubling down on the funny. It’s a daunting task in an age where the obscene ...

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Secret Keeper Girl puts princess culture into perspective for tween girls

Is “princess culture” harming young girls? Research featured in The Washington Post in 2016 indicates it is. As the Post wrote, the princess culture “suggests that a girl’s most valuable asset is ...

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Hatred, racism didn’t deter this scientist

George Washington Carver, humble pioneering researcher, teacher grew up in Missouri, Kansas By Bill Federer   “Human need is really a great spiritual vacuum which God seeks to fill … With one ...

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‘Silence’ speaks volumes about faith

Martin Scorsese is one of the great auteurists of our time. From Oscar winning films like Taxi Driver (1976) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), no one questions Scorsese’s repertoire for ...

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Passengers to nowhere

Interstellar travel seems to be a similar goal all humans hold these days. The thrill of exploring new planets, discovering new galaxies, and in the case of Morten Tyldum’s (Imitation Game) space ...

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Kirk Cameron, Love Worth Fighting For tour coming to Kansas City

Love Worth Fighting For, a national marriage event tour, featuring television and film actor Kirk Cameron, makes a stop in Olathe on Saturday, Nov. 19. The three-hour event is scheduled to begin ...

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Heavy hitters to speak at Unshakeable Truth Worldview Conference

On October 15-16, hundreds of people will gather in Lebanon, Mo. for the Unshakeable Truth Worldview Conference. The conference, hosted by Heritage Baptist Church, will feature Christian leaders and scholars from across ...

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Carman returns to stage in Kansas City after battling Cancer

Tour is bringing life and hope to families across the country in the high energy 2016 CinemaSonic Experience Tour   Imagine going to the doctor for a checkup and walking out knowing your ...

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Eight faith-based films hit theaters this fall

For fans of faith-based films, this fall could be a banner time to visit the theater. With Hillsong: Let Hope Rise leading the way Sept. 16, eight films marketed toward Christian audiences ...

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Michael Phelps reveals he once considered suicide and how a friend saved him

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“There is a power greater than myself and there is a purpose for me on this planet” Michael Phelps is a household name for Team USA, one many Americans associate with hard ...

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‘A Lawyer’s Case for His Faith’ is an easy, and important read

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An ardent atheist became a defender of the Christian faith. Kansas City-area attorney and author, Jim Jacob, has written about it in his new book, A Lawyer’s Case for His Faith. Self-published ...

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Olympics: Dietzen’s love for teammates anchored by faith

RIO DE JANEIRO — Christa Dietzen comes by the “Mom” nickname her teammates have given her naturally. She’s the oldest in her extended family, and she’s one of the oldest players on ...

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Ben-Hur is a Gospel-infused ‘visual delight’

When the first Ben-Hur trailer was released earlier this year, my concerns were the same as many other moviegoers and critics. It appeared heavy on action, short on story, and – aghast! ...

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Regional festivals help you celebrate the goodness of America

As people anticipate cooler temperatures, one activity that will finally bring them back out of the house as summer ends are the numerous festivals that celebrate America. You’ll have plenty to choose ...

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Great American Family Campout is July 30 & 31 in Shawnee Mission Park

What could be better than a family campout right here in Johnson County? Come join us for the ninth annual Great American Family Campout and enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under ...

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Cleargold Worship Dance Offers Awestruck III

Public Concert to offer Scripture through the Grace, Power and Joy of Dance Cleargold Worship Dance will offer their third annual Awestruck performance at First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 SW Gage, on ...

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Metro area packed with summer activities for the entire family

Summer vacation doesn’t mean families have to plan spectacular trips to the beach or a grand tour of roller coasters. Families can plan spectacular summer breaks right here at home with the ...

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Royals GM Dayton Moore excited about Faith & Family Day

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Dayton Moore, general manager of the Kansas City Royals, has received national acclaim and numerous awards since rebuilding a struggling small-market team into a World Series champion. However, what excites Moore as ...

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Amy Grant’s “Baby, Baby” celebrates milestone & more music news

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her hit song “Baby, Baby,” Amy Grant has joined pop artist Tori Kelly to re-record a new version of her single, stating “we needed to give some ...

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 stays true to original

My Big Fat Greek Wedding first hit theaters in 2002. Now, fourteen years later (opening March 25), we have finally been given a sequel that was more than worth the wait. Fans ...

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