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Four faces in Revelation show leaders how to steward their anointing

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Although churches often talk about stewardship in regard to finances, it can be easy to overlook the importance of stewarding the gift that God gives to all believers. “The most important thing ...

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From City Hall to online trolls, Butker under fire for biblical views

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The backlash against Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker continues after his weekend commencement speech at Benedictine College. The devout Catholic called out weak bishops and President Joe Biden’s “delusional” stance on ...

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Local museums abound with special exhibits for family fun this summer

With the school year rapidly winding down, parents are looking for ways to entertain their kids this summer. Many local museums are offering special exhibits that are educational as well as fun. ...

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Worlds of Fun opens with new special events for families

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Worlds of Fun is now open for the 2024 season, with sister park Oceans of Fun set to open on May 25. KC Summer Nights, an immersive summer festival paying tribute to ...

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Local church searches for stolen missions trip bus

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Leaders of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in South Kansas City are asking for help in finding their charter bus, which was stolen last weekend. “Our bus was taken,” Assistant Pastor ...

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Holocaust memorial event and “Living in a World at War” seminar this weekend

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Do you feel you’re in the midst of a battle? Images of protests, war, and hostages may seem far away but they can affect us in very personal ways. Two events will ...

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Patrick Mahomes says he would step away from football for his family

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes put family above football in a recent cover story in “Time” magazine. He said he will keep playing in the NFL as long as it doesn’t “take away ...

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Kansas City mayor welcomes illegal immigrants drawing fire from Missouri AG

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Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey has blasted Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas for saying immigrants who enter the country illegally through the southern border are welcome to come to the city. Lucas ...

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IHOPKC denies plans to shut down, contradicting leaked recording

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The embattled International House of Prayer Kansas City (IHOPKC) reportedly is winding down the operations of its movement and missions. The financial impact of the sexual abuse scandal connected to founder Mike ...

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Daughter of Chiefs CEO lists God first in 25 life lessons

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Gracie Hunt, daughter of Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt, has remained grounded in her faith despite her wealth and success. She started her own lifestyle and fashion brand called Living Gracefully, ...

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Spring in Missouri and Kansas means morel mushroom season

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The spring hunting season has arrived in Kansas and Missouri – except people are hunting not for wild game but morel mushrooms. “It looks like we are settling in for some warmer, ...

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Kansas City-based NAIA enacts policy to ban biological males from women’s sports

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The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, which is based in Kansas City, will allow athletes to compete in women’s sports only if they were assigned the female gender at birth, the national ...

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Solar eclipse could see record crowds descend on Missouri

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Almost 500,000 Missouri will be in the path of the solar eclipse on April 8.   Some reports say that one million people from other parts of the state, as well as visitors ...

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With Spring donations, watch out for Planet Aid scam

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You’ve noticed them everywhere as they seemingly fill the landscape. They seem to pop-up over night and we’re not talking pot holes but those large, yellow Planet Aid donations bins. Many retailers ...

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Stadium debate: John Sherman’s march to downtown Kansas City

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As early voting is already underway for Tuesday’s stadium tax vote, promises by proponents are being questioned. More business, more fans, more revenue, and even a pennant-winning team are now the lure. ...

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Mattel Adventure Park will open In Bonner Springs in 2026

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Worlds of Fun is getting some competition. A new Mattel Adventure Park in Wyandotte County will feature Hot Wheels roller coasters, a Barbie rooftop restaurant, Thomas & Friends attractions and more. Crews plan ...

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Lawmaker accuses Mayor Lucas of “grooming” children

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A Missouri lamaker is voicing concern after Kansas City leaders read a book promoting transgenderism to children for National Reading Day. Videos posted on Twitter and TikTok showed Mayor Quinton Lucas, city ...

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Super Bowl rally shooting shows need for strong fathers, Chiefs kicker says

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Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker is challenging men to step up in the wake of the deadly shooting at the team’s Super Bowl rally last month. “I had to do a ...

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The Rabbit hOle children’s literature experience now open in North KC

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Just in time for spring break, local parents have an innovative new option for family outings. The Rabbit hOle, the Kansas City “Explor-a-storium” that’s been in the works for the past eight years, ...

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Community of Christ sells historic Ohio temple to Mormon Church

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The Kansas City-based Community of Christ has sold the historic Kirtland Temple in Ohio to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first Mormon temple to be built. ...

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Website that accused young Chiefs fan of racism sold, lays off entire staff

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The liberal sports blog that accused a 9-year-old Kansas City Chiefs fan of racism has been sold, and the new owner has fired the entire staff. Deadspin went viral in November for ...

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Joint Statement on the Allegations Against Mike Bickle

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In a joint statement, numerous leaders in the Christian community and individuals formerly closely tied to IHOPKC have weighed in on the investigation into allegations, facts, and admissions by Mike Bickle concerning ...

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Outrage after governor commutes prison sentence of Andy Reid’s son

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson continues to face backlash after his controversial decision to commute the prison sentence of Britt Reid, a former Chiefs assistant coach and son of head coach Andy Reid. ...

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The Little War exhibit at National War I Museum shows Great War from children’s perspective

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World War I took a heavy toll, not only on the soldiers who fought but also on the families who waited for them at home. The Little War, a new exhibit that ...

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Chiefs Harrison Butker comforts family of woman killed at Super Bowl rally

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Stories continue to emerge about how Chiefs players have supported victims of the shooting during the Super Bowl rally at Union Station in mid-February. Kicker Harrison Butker sent a jersey and consoling ...

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