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How we can better serve the widow

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For Eileen Vignaroli, the plight of the widow was all too real. When she was widowed in 2015 after 47 years of marriage, Eileen thought the death of her husband Don might ...

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Parkville Women’s Clinic partnerships help women choose life

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Audrey was involved with the Parkville Women’s Clinic for many years through multiple pregnancies. She found herself pregnant with her 6th child and in an abusive relationship. As she was trying to ...

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Rick Warren gives final sermon as pastor of Saddleback

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Influential author and leader Rick Warren preached his final sermon as pastor of Saddleback Church on Sunday. He delivered the same message he preached more than four decades ago, urging those in ...

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Two non-profits will host Community Walk / Passport to Health

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The Twilight Branch of the Topeka Lions Club have taken on the challenge to provide a service to the community that focuses on Diabetes. Lions International has five focuses including: Diabetes · ...

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After liberal San Francisco ousts 3 liberal school board members, movement grows

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Parents continue to show their displeasure with out-of-touch school policies, even in liberal San Francisco. After voters recently overwhelmingly recalled three school board members, expressing their frustration with the board’s strict leftist ...

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Donor drive this weekend could save DeSoto boy’s life

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The community continues to come together to help save the life of a DeSoto, Kansas kindergartener. Grant Garrett was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a disorder affecting just 1 in a million people ...

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Good Bible engagement makes good neighbors

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People who are rooted in Scripture tend to make better neighbors. That’s the assessment of a study released by the American Bible Society. The State of the Bible USA 2021 report “Good ...

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City Union Mission exceeds fundraising goal

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City Union Mission’s CELEBRATE HOPE campaign has raised $7,110,000, exceeding their goal of $6.5 million. “Our God has provided for us in such a tremendous way through our community,” stated Chief Executive ...

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Survey: Pastors focus on others when asked about their greatest needs

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Although the past two years have been hard on most people, pastors may carry the greatest burden as they care for their congregations. Lifeway Research recently asked 1,000 pastors about their most ...

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You can support law enforcement by becoming community members of Fraternal Order of Police

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You now have a practical way to show your support for law enforcement officers. The Missouri Fraternal Order of Police has launched a statewide initiative to increase membership and generate a wave ...

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Pro-life community invited to pray Wednesday at Kansas City’s Federal Courthouse

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The pro-life community from across western Missouri will gather Jan. 19 at the Ilus Davis Plaza in front of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Kansas City. The prayer vigil from 1 pm ...

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Kashmir’s oldest church built in 1896 to reopen for Christmas

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Torn by conflict decades of conflict between India and Pakistan, Kashmir’s Christian community has renewed hope. Returning from a day of singing Christmas carols at homes and churches in Srinagar, a small ...

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Descendants work to preserve historic Black church in Pennytown, Missouri

“When I come to this church, I walk in, and I see and feel and hear my ancestors,” says Clarence Lawrence, one of the few remaining descendants of a town founded by ...

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Carthage comes back form pandemic with bigger, better Christmas celebration

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With their big plans for last year’s Christmas cancelled due to COVID-19, Vision Carthage says they have reignited the community’s holiday interests for a comeback in 2021. Vision Carthage Executive Director Abi ...

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Pastors question if they’ll unplug from online services after pandemic

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Pastors Daniel Ying and Brad Bissell doubled as online TV preachers on YouTube during the coronavirus pandemic, preaching to video cameras and livestreaming into homes for months during the covid pandemic. And ...

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Operation Christmas Child accepting shoeboxes through Nov. 23

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Shoebox packers across the Kansas City Metro are blessing children around the world through Operation Christmas Child. More than 4,000 locations, including more than 40 locations in the greater Kansas City area, ...

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Living out our humanity: an invitation from Jesus

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Driving by a deserted storefront, I did a double-take. Underneath the overhang was a mishmash of stuff. Someone’s meager belongings. An empty cart. A lump of humanity huddled under a blanket. In ...

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Life in a revolving door: connecting with others

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I met a man in Nashville while passing through a revolving door at an entrance to a downtown hotel.  I smiled and greeted him as he was exiting. Immediately the man turned ...

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Census data point to rebound in number of two-parent families

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The traditional two-parent family is making a comeback, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the mid-2000’s, only about two-thirds of families included both mother and father in the home, ...

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What does God think of your name?

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“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold” (Proverbs 22:1).  What do you think of that statement from the Bible?  It ...

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The Chauvin-Floyd trial and the pursuit of justice

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Guilty on all three counts. That was the sentence heard across America, as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George ...

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Hallmark giving away a million cards to help encourage people

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Hallmark Cards is giving away one million cads from its Real Stories collection to inspire people to support their loved ones throughout life’s ups and downs and strengthen their relationships through regular ...

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Slain Boulder Police Officer Talley was a dedicated Christian dad to seven

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One of the ten people killed in the mass shooting at a Colorado grocery store was not only a Boulder police officer, but also a deeply committed Christian. Fifty-one-year-old Officer Eric Talley ...

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Canadian pastor will remain imprisoned for holding church service

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Christians around the world are speaking out on behalf of a Canadian pastor imprisoned since Feb. 16 for holding in-person worship services. Pastor James Coates with GraceLife Church of Edmonton was arrested ...

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HillFaith shares Jesus with Democrat and Republican aides on Capitol Hill

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For the young Congressional aides that swarm into Washington D.C. every year, life on Capitol Hill can be exciting and an opportunity to enact some real change by assisting the nation’s politicians, ...

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