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Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas?

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

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Silver Dollar City named top theme park for Christmas

Through the help of friends and fans of the 1880s internationally-awarded theme park, Silver Dollar City made its way to the very top of the list, earning the title for the nation’s ...

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Retailer “Naughty or Nice” advertising list released

Which stores acknowledge Christmas in their advertising? Have you grown sick and tired of national retail chains bowing to the very small anti-Christmas minority? If so, then take a good look at ...

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Your favorite Christmas movie may have started as a book

Book factoids and new releases in time for Christmas. Tis the Season to Read… Did you realize that some of the classic Christmas movies started as books? Here are some movies you ...

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Dave Ramsey shares 5 rules for stocking stuffers

Stocking stuffers at Christmas are kind of like cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving. It’s there every year, but it’s usually an afterthought. It’s the opening band for the big concert. But don’t you ...

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Christmas leads streaming choices this month

He’s the meanest creature on the planet, but perhaps that’s to be expected. After all, his heart is “two sizes too small”–especially at Christmas!   This month we look at what’s streaming ...

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City Union Mission seeks help through Celebrate Hope campaign

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Already halfway to the end their four-month CELEBRATE HOPE: Reach Out to K.C.’s Poor and Homeless campaign, City Union Mission has $4,178,160 yet to raise to meet their $6 million goal. The ...

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The story behind O Holy Night

O Holy Night remains one of the world’s most beloved Christmas carols. But in 1847 it started with a French poem written by Placide Cappeau, a wine merchant, mayor of the town, ...

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Kansas City Serves

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As Season of Giving Arrives Ministries Ramp Up.   For 30 years, Metro Voice has worked with area ministries to share the tremendous need for volunteers and resources during the holiday season. ...

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Love, forgiveness and shoeboxes in Rwanda

Operation Christmas Child volunteers spread the love of Jesus in Africa with shoeboxes. By Allison Gibeson There are many moments from a recent Operation Christmas Child shoebox distribution trip to Rwanda that ...

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Iraqi Muslim businessman erects huge Christmas tree for Christian neighbors

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BAGHDAD (AP) — A Muslim businessman has erected the tallest Christmas tree in Baghdad as a show of solidarity with Christians during the holiday season. Yassir Saad told The Associated Press on ...

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List of humbug Christmas retailers announced

Have you grown sick and tired of national retail chains bowing to the very small anti-Christmas minority? If so, then take a good look at the list below, and use it to ...

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Angel Tree reaches prisoners and families at Christmas

For American children with an incarcerated parent, Christmas can be bittersweet as they are separated from their imprisoned parent – often by more than 100 miles. Prison Fellowship is working hard through ...

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Church is the Place to be for Christmas

Christmas is a great time to invite someone to church, according to a new study. In a poll of 1,000 Americans, LifeWay Research found six out of 10 Americans typically attend church ...

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Dave Ramsey Talks Christmas Budget

Help in Making Your Christmas Budget.                                                      ...

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