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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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Obama administration redefines biology with transgender lawsuit

In a move that already has a majority of the nation’s states saying they’ll join in a move to fight the Obama administration, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the Justice Department will ...

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Number of foster children served by MBCH on rise

Booming business for the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home means that more children are experiencing a crisis at home, but if someone has to take care of children in need, MBCH is happy ...

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Orphans bring Kansas couple to Swaziland

Swaziland, a small, landlocked monarchy in southern Africa, is a long way from Buhler, Kan. However, Tracy and Becky Spencer plan to build their second home in that nation – this one ...

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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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Reflections on a Reconciliation Weekend with If Not for Grace Ministry

“If Not For Grace” — What is grace? How big is grace? How is grace given? Who qualifies to receive it? The Lord granted me new glimpses into what heavenly grace really ...

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Church is the Place to be for Christmas

Christmas is a great time to invite someone to church, according to a new study. In a poll of 1,000 Americans, LifeWay Research found six out of 10 Americans typically attend church ...

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Is ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ suitable for young kids? (Here’s your spoiler-free answer)

I was five when the first “Star Wars” movie was released, eight when “The Empire Strikes Back” came out, and 11 when “Return of the Jedi” hit theaters. My parents let me ...

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Readers Make Teen’s Christmas Wish Possible

The Christmas story to many teens can feel distant–like something that only happened 2,000 years ago. But for Grace, a resident of the Show-Me Christian Youth Home in central Missouri, the story ...

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Fallout 4 Video Game Offers Path of Selflessness

Fallout 4 is the biggest video game release of the year by a significant margin. In its first 24 hours, Bethesda’s open world role-playing game for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC, ...

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New and Classic TV Christmas Shows Start This Weekend

Some of the best things to enjoy about the Thanksgiving through Christmas season are the classic TV Christmas shows we watched as kids. There’s nothing better than sitting down with your little ...

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Royals’ Ben Zobrist shares his faith on the field

Ben Zobrist has proven his value on the baseball field to the Kansas City Royals. In Game 4 of the American League Championship Series, Zobrist homered off Toronto pitcher R.A. Dickey in ...

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Dave Ramsey Talks Christmas Budget

Help in Making Your Christmas Budget.                                                      ...

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Football, Faith and Family Meet at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is first NFL stadium with on-site worship services. On Sunday afternoons in the fall, Arrowhead Stadium is home to the largest prayer meeting in Kansas City. More than 75,000 Chiefs fans ...

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China Ends One-Child Policy

After decades, the Communist Party’s central committee relaxes rule, allowing two children per family. After 35 years and untold millions of babies aborted, China has agreed to end its one-child policy and ...

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Part 5. Israel: Into the Wilderness and Goodbyes

  Our departure from Jerusalem was bittersweet. We had much more to experience as we headed for the wilderness of Ein Gedi passing the caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were found ...

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What’s Going on in Kansas City?

Looking for something to do this fall in Kansas City or the surrounding area? Check out the Metro Voice Calendar, filled with hundreds of activities. Here’s just a few upcoming events.  For more ...

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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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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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Part 1: Our Family Trip to Israel

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Why a journey to Israel is right for your family! There was an air of excitement in the crowd as we scurried in to find a place to stand. Anita and I, along ...

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Prayer-focused ‘War Room’ opens Aug. 28

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The director who helped bring “Courageous,” “Fireproof” and “Facing the Giants” to the big screen has a big goal for his next film: He wants to see Christians change the way they ...

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Study: Parents More Accepting of Gender Roles

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Men and women affirm more traditional family values after the birth of their first child, according to a study released this week. The study’s author, Australian professor and social scientist Janeen Baxter, ...

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Looking Beyond Wins & Losses

Kansas City Royals Manager Dayton Moore on Faith and the Game The best hitters in Major League Baseball fail two-thirds of the time. This year’s World Series champion likely will lose 60 ...

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