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Local Catholic archdiocese approves new pro-life Deacons of Hope organization

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The Archdiocese of Kansas City now has an association of deacons committed to pro-life ministry. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann signed a decree approving the clerical association Deacons of Hope. “Our goal is ...

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Actor Kirk Cameron encourages Christians to help create culture of life at Vitae Foundation Kansas City event

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Americans concerned that the nation is on the wrong track can look back to the Pilgrims for guidance, actor Kirk Cameron says. “They wrote the Mayflower Compact, which became the seed for ...

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St. Louis ranks dead last among safest cities, and Kansas City is not much better, study finds

Kansas City ranks 162nd in a new study of the nation’s safest cities based on various factors, including crime levels, auto accidents and natural disasters. Across the state, St. Louis fared even ...

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Harvesters food bank feeling pinch of high inflation, reduced federal funding

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Harvesters food bank, which serves 760 member organizations in 26 counties in Missouri and Kansas, is being squeezed by high inflation and reduced federal funding. “We’ve sort of gone from a pandemic ...

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Wednesday is deadline for Missourians to register to vote in November elections

Wednesday is the deadline for Missourians to register to vote in the November 8 midterm elections. Registration application must be submitted online, completed in person or postmarked on that date for it ...

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Explosive documentary on Kanakuk sex abuse wins Emmy Award

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A documentary made by VICE News about sexual abuse cases at Kanakuk camps in southwest Missouri won a 2022 Emmy award for “Outstanding Hard News Feature Story: Long Form.” The 17-minute film, ...

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FCA’s Oct. 12 Fields of Faith unites students

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Fields of Faith, an annual event sponsored by the Kansas City-based Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be held on October 12. The event is led by students. Peers invite their own classmates ...

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Absentee voting in Missouri and Kansas to begin

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This is expected to be one of the biggest midterm elections in terms of voter participation. That includes Kansas and Missouri where absentee voting is set to begin this month. But before ...

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Oct. 2 Life Chain regional locations announced

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The Annual Life Chain takes place across the nation on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 2. It will include over 100 towns and cities across Kansas and Missouri. Some of the largest will be ...

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New York City mayor criticized on social media for comments about Kansas

New York City Mayor Eric Adams probably will not be planning a trip to Kansas anytime soon. Twitter users are firing back after his remarks about the state during a news conference ...

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PrayerFest Oct. 1 at Missouri State Capitol

The Missouri State Capitol will be bathed in prayer Saturday during Missouri PrayerFest 2022. The event begins at 10am with a prayer walk inside the Capitol leading up to a prayer gathering ...

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National Review editor blasts Kansas Gov. Kelly for cynical ad about men playing women’s sports

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Kansas governor Laura Kelly, a Democrat running for reelection, released an ad last week saying, “You have seen my opponent’s attacks. So let me just say it: Of course men should not play girls ...

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Cardinals’ Albert Pujols, who grew up in Kansas City, becomes fourth player to reach 700-homerun milestone

Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend became just the fourth player in history to hit 700 career homeruns. The outspoken Christian attended Fort Osage High School and Maple Woods ...

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Don Hinkle, longtime editor of Missouri’s Baptist newspaper, dies at age 68

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Don Hinkle, founding editor of The Pathway, the Missouri Baptist Convention’s newspaper, died last week at age 68. “Don was one of the smartest journalists in the industry today and brought a ...

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Maya exhibit at Union Station transports visitors to different time

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Families looking for something both fun and educational to do this fall may want to check out the latest exhibit at Union Station in Kansas City. After an unexpected delay, Maya the ...

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Christian colleges in Kansas sign universal transfer agreement

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Numerous Christian colleges in Kansas are among the schools signing an agreement allowing expanded transfer opportunities for students. More than half of all Kansas college students attend one of the state’s 19 ...

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Local pastor’s podcast series for pastors and leaders now available

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A new podcast from Randy Frazee, lead pastor at Westside Family Church in Kansas City, is available from HarperChristian Resources. The Bible Roots Podcast is for pastors and church leaders who want to ...

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Friday golf tournament hosts men supporting the pro-life cause

Missouri Right to Life – Western Region will host over 100 men for its 19th annual pro-life golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 16. The event raises money for the organization’s Pro-Life Educational ...

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Where Missouri and Kansas colleges rank for ‘free speech’

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Where do Missouri and Kansas universities come in on the list of “Worst Colleges for Free Speech” for the 2022-2023 school year? The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) released its third ...

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Former elder convicted of murdering wife was part of controversial Kansas City pastor’s church

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A former elder at Repairers Kansas City church has been convicted of murdering his wife after less than two years of marriage. Robert Harris is scheduled to be sentenced on November 3. ...

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Sen. Roy Blunt blasts Biden’s college loan bailout as unfair

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt called the Biden administration’s college loan bailout “monumentally unfair.” Appearing on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” on Sunday, Blunt also slammed the “bad economics” and the impact ...

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Area Christian schools among those awarded $3.8 Million in grants nationwide

As families continue to pull their children from public schools, numerous Christian schools are beginning the year with surprise funding. The Herzog Foundation is issuing the grants, totaling $3,813,800, to propel the ...

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Len Dawson, Hall of Fame quarterback and popular broadcaster, dies at age 87

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Even Kansas Citians who are too young to remember Len Dawson leading the Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV know him as a popular local broadcaster. The Hall of Fame quarterback ...

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Convocation will honor Messianic communities

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Convocation 2022 will take place this weekend and organizers say it will serve to honor and build a bridge to Messianic communities in Kansas City. The event, which is Aug. 19 and ...

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‘Israel Uncharted!’ Aug. 15 features special speakers from Israel

Israel Uncharted! is the free yearly special speaker series from Metro Voice. Israel “is the earthly crossroads of all that has unfolded, determining the affairs of peoples and nations since time began,” ...

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