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Can we keep our children in the Church for life?

For thirty years the answer has been “NO”. For each of those years, nearly all protestant denominations have lost 70-86% of the children raised in the church (Barna research and many others). ...

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Sermon on the mound: New Royals pitcher wears Bible-themed glove

Pitcher Luke Weaver of the Kansas City Royals, who was acquired in a recent trade, wears his faith on his glove. His self-designed “Bible glove”, which resembles the binding of an old ...

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University of Kansas offering course in “Angry White Male Studies”

Families planning to send their kids to the University of Kansas this fall may want to take a close look at the course offerings. “Angry White Male Studies” will examine the rise ...

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Back-to-school supplies are tax-free this weekend

Soaring inflation is making it more difficult for families to get their kids ready to go back to school later this month. They will get some much-needed relief this weekend during Missouri’s ...

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National Review columnist from Kansas puts defeat of Value Them Both into perspective

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Pro-life Americans may be discouraged after the defeat of the proposed Value Them Both amendment in Kansas on Tuesday. Ramesh Ponnuru, a native Kansan and senior editor of “National Review,” wrote a ...

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“Onslaught of misinformation” defeated Value Them Both amendment, say supporters

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The constitutional amendment in Kansas was defeated in Tuesday’s election. Amendment 2, named “Value Them Both,” aimed to overturn a controversial Kansas Supreme Court decision in 2019 that declared access to abortion ...

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Tributes continue for fallen NKC officer

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People from across Kansas City continue to make tributes to a fallen North Kansas City police officer.  The comments across social media and community groups come after metro-area residents gathered at Vineyard ...

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Harrisonville teacher sues district over firing a year ago

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A former Harrisonville science teacher is suing the school district, alleging it violated his civil rights when it fired him last summer. John Magoffin’s suit centers around the Harrisonville school board’s decision ...

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Letter to the Editor: Preston Smith for Jackson County Executive

Dear Editor, If you’ve seen Preston Smith’s campaign signs and wonder who he is, he’s a true fiscal conservative running for Jackson County Executive. Preston is extremely knowledgeable about how property taxes ...

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The real climate crisis: A look at Kansas City in 1936

Daniel Fahrenheit invented the thermometer in 1709. So, before that the nature of temperature was a hot or cold day. It is said that on the hottest day in Germany, the temperature ...

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Missouri Governor signs bill increasing Kansas City police funding

Attempts to reduce the budget of the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department have backfired. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday signed Senate Bill 678 into law, increasing the department’s budget from at ...

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Extreme heat poses challenge for ministries serving area homeless

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With Kansas City temperatures rising the 100s this week, City Union Mission is just one ministry serving the homeless that says the heat is a deadly situation. The heat wave is forecast ...

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Murdered North Kansas City police officer remembered

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Tributes are pouring in for a Kansas City police officer killed Tuesday during a routine traffic stop. Officer Daniel Vasquez, 32, was attempting to stop a vehicle for expired temporary tags in ...

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Rising demand and record inflation drive crisis for food banks nationwide

Rising inflation and increasing demand are squeezing food banks across the nation. “We own a fleet of semis,” says Mike Hoffman, inventory and logistics director at Midwest Food Bank, a Christian charity ...

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Children recovering after Operation Blue Ghost rescues them from sex traffickers in Missouri and Kansas

Six weeks after a two-state sting, the children rescued from sex traffickers are being cared for by foster families and other partners. Operation Blue Ghost occurred in Wichita and Kansas City suburbs. ...

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Mike Vogt uses his business to make lives better

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“My nicknames were ‘golden boy’ and ‘lucky,’” Mike Vogt says of his early vocational journey. He’d just left college when he landed his first job as a draftsman for stair lifts and ...

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Value Them Both, Catholic leadership respond to attack on Overland Park church

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Kansans for Life and Catholic leaders are responding to the pro-abortion attack on a local church over the weekend. The Catholic Church of the Ascension in Overland Park was vandalized early Sunday ...

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Half-day seminar on gender issues, CRT will be July 16

Do you have questions about the current debate over gender issues or critical race theory? You can attend a free afternoon conference sponsored by Concerned Women for America of Missouri. The event ...

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Casting Crowns to headline Missouri State Fair Aug. 16

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Casting Crowns will appear at the Missouri State Fair Tuesday, Aug. 16. This year’s Fair theme is “Buckets of Fun,” and runs Aug. 11-21, 2022, in Sedalia. The group, off of a ...

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Kansas City to reimburse expenses for employees seeking abortions

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Kansas City, Mo., employees will be reimbursed for traveling outside Missouri for an abortion under a resolution passed by the city council on Thursday. Women would be reimbursed only for the travel ...

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Revolutionary War Heroes of Missouri and Kansas

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On Independence Day, Americans celebrate the heroes who fought for freedom and independence from England. But there may be history you are not familiar with, and the Revolutionary War heroes who brought ...

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Local pro-life clinics step up security in wake of growing attacks

Pro-life organizations, including women’s clinics, are increasing security in response to violent attacks after Roe v. Wade was found unconstitutional. In Missouri and Kansas, pro-life groups are working with police and scheduling ...

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Kansas City named #1 city for work and play

Forget New York, LA or Vienna. Kansas City has been named the best city in the world to work during the day and explore in the evenings and on weekends. Notably, it ...

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Kansas City selected to host World Cup soccer matches in 2026

The world is coming to Kansas City in four years. FIFA, the governing body of world soccer, announced the host cities for the 2026 World Cup on Thursday, with 11 U.S. cities, ...

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Summit Christian Academy history teacher honored by national organization

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A local Christian school teacher is being honored for making history come alive for his students. Greg Finch has been named the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding ...

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