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Easy Ways to Share the Gospel

11 Unexpected Ways Share the Gospel, Without Killing Your Relationships! By Dwight Widaman | A new book serves as a “how-to” to share the Gospel. Those who follow Jesus have a God-given command ...

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Is Your Ice Bucket Challenge Helping Ethical Research?

University of Kansas Offers Alternative That Does Not Use Aborted Babies   Dr. David Prentice |   You’ve probably heard of it by now, the Ice Bucket Challenge. Those challenged are supposed ...

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Sister’s Keeper: Change Begins in the Mind

  Last month, we discussed the fact that much like Bible greats such as Joseph, Daniel, and Esther, your calling, too, will include trials and tribulations. While some women have reacted very ...

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Missouri Amendments Confusing to Many

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By Dwight Widaman   The ads on television, newspapers, radio and the internet are numerous and confusing. Each side in the debates over Tuesday’s Missouri Amendments to the State Constitution sound reasonable. ...

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Facing Your Destiny: This May Hurt A Little

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  FACING YOUR DESTINY: INTRODUCTION When I started college, I was a 21-year-old single mother. Fast forward two years and I decided that a little help from a heavenly father may not ...

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Winds of Change and Setting Goals

By Linda Fields | The Joseph Company Take a look at the direction you’re going with your professional goals in comparison to the plans you made for the year. What are your ...

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10 Reasons Maya Angelou Matters

Angelou Often Related Faith to the Dignity of the Individual and Gave Voice to Many By Kharrisa Forte | Metro Voice 1. “Phenomenal woman, That’s me.” One of Angelou’s most popular pieces, ...

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Memorial Day: Our Freedoms Came With a Cost

A Memorial Day Essay Jeffrey Henning | Special to Metro Voice Many people see Memorial Day as just another holiday, a day where they don’t have to go to work. They think ...

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Challenges Are a Given. How Do You Respond?

By Linda Fields | The Joseph Company When you create a plan, plan for a success! Start with the basics of proper planning by stating your desired outcome, listing the resources you ...

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Don’t Get Weighed Down in Quest for Perfection

By Kharissa Forte | Metro Voice   Throughout these early years of marriage, motherhood and career, I’ve found it necessary to always — and I mean always — take care of three ...

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Kansas Federal Lawmakers Disappoint on Spending Votes

By Jeff Glendening and Christine Harbin Hanson | These past few months were a critical time for conservative members of Congress to stand firm behind their promises to get runaway government spending ...

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God Loves Us, Flaws and All

By Kharissa Forte | Nearing my 28th birthday, I’ve become unapologetic for who I am. I’ve begun to embrace my flaws just as easily as I have my aptitudes. This isn’t an ...

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A Milton Wolf in sheep’s clothing?

U.S. Senate campaign of Tea Party candidate raises big concerns   NEWS ANALYSIS By John Altevogt | Metro Voice Twenty years ago Eudora insurance agent David Miller started the revolution that today ...

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Christ at the Checkpoint: The Dangers of Deception

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CHRISTIAN NEWS SERVICE (March. 21, 2014) — The great battle facing the Christian church today is the one that has to do with truth; the truth of God’s word. Paul warned that the ...

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Parents Forgive Murderers of Their Son

BY DR. Jim Denison | Christianpress.com Ivan Mejia was a senior at Wylie East High School in the Dallas area. He planned to enlist in the Marines after graduating later this year. ...

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So What’s The Big Deal With St. Patrick?

A legacy worth remembering   By Clint Decker   Clay Center, Kan. — If you are like me, St. Patrick’s Day might be about watching a parade, wearing green or for some, ...

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Christians are Bad Tippers and Other Lies

By Dwight Widaman | Editor   Just a few minutes ago I heard a story on Christian radio that Christians are, you guessed it, bad tippers. It’s a convenient story that even ...

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Missouri Legislators Dragging Feet on Ethics Bills

Ethics bills deserve honest hearing for legislators to regain public trust By Dwight Widaman | Editor   Restrictions on lobbyist influence on politicians is slowly being debated in the Missouri Legislature. At this pace, it seems ...

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Bill Nye Without Form and Void

Ken Ham Bill Nye Debate

by Mark Rose, Genesis Alive After watching the Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate about creation vs. evolution, many thoughts came to mind recalling my past when I embraced evolution and the ...

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Being Faithful in the Age of Facebook

What can you do to protect your relationships By Joanne Brokaw | More than 35 years ago, when he was a teenager, Mike Parker met Mark Henderson while on an 800-mile road ...

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Developing an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Does Your Work Matter? By Linda Fields |   To develop your entrepreneurial spirit, your first priority is to understand if, and how, it matters. For decades there has been a schism ...

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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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“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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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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