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Guest Opinion: Missouri Republicans risk red wave in Midterm elections

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The Red Wave of 2022 won’t make a difference if there aren’t enough winnable seats for Republicans across our nation. Winning back Congress starts right here in Missouri today. It will have ...

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10 questions to reflect on as you begin a new year

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Once, when the people of God had become careless in their relationship with Him, the Lord rebuked them through the prophet Haggai. “Consider your ways!” (Haggai 1:5) he declared, urging them to ...

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Missouri Republicans Giving Away A Congressional Seat

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When redistricting, why would any Missouri Republican give away another seat in Congress to Nancy Pelosi and the woke Democrat agenda when they don’t have to? OPINION Our Missouri state legislators are ...

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Lessons from Jeremiah: Our faith is made for difficult times

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Jeremiah the prophet had a very difficult life. He was called by God at a young age – most likely as a teen – yet was forbidden by the Lord to marry ...

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King

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“A just law is a man-made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. An unjust law is out of harmony with the moral law.” –Dr. Martin Luther ...

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Jackson County Legislature considers ordinance giving health director unlimited power

On Tuesday, Jan 18, the Jackson County Legislature will consider an ordinance that would give the county health director nearly unlimited powers. Ordinance 5588 would add another section to the county’s present ...

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COVID Mandates costly in Jackson County

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Looking back on 2021, there were many confrontations with local governments over COVID. One of the most highly publicized was Rae’s Café in Blue Springs which refused to comply with Jackson County ...

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Lebanon faces grim future as Hezbollah holds the country hostage

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As the masses across Lebanon deal with a collapsing economy and a paralyzed government, murmurings of dissatisfaction with Hezbollah, Iran’s terror proxy in Beirut, have begun to surface. But experts say it ...

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A New Year Commitment to Excellence

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The holidays and new year are a perfect time to reflect and commit/recommit ourselves wholeheartedly to Jesus. Don’t allow your past to define you and your future! God delights in comebacks and ...

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2021: The year of mistrust and suspicion

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Although there are many things that characterize the year 2021, perhaps nothing is more conspicuous than the deep lack of trust that Americans have in their national leadership. From the president to ...

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5 Christmas songs with lyrics that are theological masterpieces

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The songs of Christmas are quite literally in the air this time of year, serenading us on radio, in our homes or in restaurants and stores. Like it or not, many may ...

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Exposing the latest tactic of the devil to keep us from the Bible

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In a recent article, I mentioned that in 1647, the colony of Massachusetts passed the Old Deluder Act, with “the Old Deluder” referring to the devil himself. In the past, this act declared, Satan ...

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The miraculous connection of Hanukkah to Christmas

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I grew up a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn, New York. When December arrived it brought some interesting challenges. Why? My family owned a toy store! I knew little about Christmas, but ...

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How Communism (yes, Communism) almost ruined the first Thanksgiving

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The little-known story of how the Plymouth Pilgrims progressed from the false dream of communism to the sound realism of capitalism and created the first Thanksgiving. This time of the year, whether ...

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The history of Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations in Kansas City

Thanksgiving and Christmas around the area are celebrated in a uniqueness that can only be Kansas City. New York has the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Parade is in ...

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Ready to Play Defense with Your Retirement Savings?

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For most investors, including those saving for retirement, it’s no surprise that markets are subject to up-and-down fluctuations over time. And if you are investing with a long-term perspective, it’s pretty common ...

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Dave Says – Long distance flip?

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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. Long distance flip? Dear Dave, I’ve ...

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How ‘living memorials’ help service members remember fallen comrades

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Memorials can be especially meaningful for those processing their experiences and remembering those they lost, and physically represent the emotional weight they carry every day. On Veterans Day, people across America thanked ...

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How to get cheap (or free) health insurance if you retire early

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I often hear when I first meet with someone that the only reason they are still working is to pay for health insurance until they can get on Medicare at age 65. ...

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Like the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, world ignores genocide ahead of China’s Olympics

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It should be evident to all paying attention that the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will proceed as planned. Forget the meager protests against China’s cruel and immoral treatment of its own. The ...

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Living out our humanity: an invitation from Jesus

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Driving by a deserted storefront, I did a double-take. Underneath the overhang was a mishmash of stuff. Someone’s meager belongings. An empty cart. A lump of humanity huddled under a blanket. In ...

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Parents concerned over CRT play role in local school board elections

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Provoked by a number of outrages across the country, parents have begun pushing back on politicians, school boards, and educators who use children as guinea pigs in radical social experiments and left-wing ...

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Take it from Reagan and Proverbs: We need to laugh again

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Late on a rainy December morning in 1997, on the 34th floor of the Century City office building in Southern California, Ronald Reagan was gazing out a large window, looking down to ...

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Twix Halloween commercial uses violent message to promote transgender children

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There is nothing covert about the message, nothing sublime, nothing cryptic. Quite the contrary, the message is clear and in your face. If you have a problem with a little boy wearing ...

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Lost Tales: A sunken train in Idaho may solve a century-old mystery

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Lost tales and mysteries come in a great variety. They may be located on the other side of the world, or just down the street, on top of a mountain or deep ...

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