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Remember forgiveness on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, I am visiting my 97-year-old dad. He is hard of hearing, in a wheelchair, and still clear in his mind. Despite the setbacks of aging, his mood is remarkably ...

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Kids have greater porn access during the summer

kids are higher risk of accessing porn during the summer

If you’re a parent, summer means planning trips to the pool, grandparents, family vacations, play dates, and juggling an even balance between the demands of your job and family. While it’s a ...

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‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ joins ‘Les Miserables’ for June movie spotlight

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The Secret Life of Pets was the fourth-highest grossing film of 2016 and one of the most family-friendly, too, with plenty of laughs and life lessons for parents and children. Its sequel ...

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‘Taps at the Tower’ gives free access to top of Liberty Memorial

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June is packed with interesting events at the National WWI Museum and Liberty Memorial in Kansas City. The sixth annual Taps at the Tower event includes the rare opportunity to ascend to ...

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Area beaches closed because of flooding

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Forget the local beaches, at least for a while. Summer plans for a day at area lakes may need to take a rain check as beaches at Blue Springs Lake, Longview Lake ...

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Families prefer summer trips by car

summer trips

Remember the days of summer trips with the family, scenery flying by with your hand out the window? Those days are back according to a new study. As summer begins, millions of ...

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Asia Bibi faces death threats in Canada

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After facing mobs of thousands who hunted her like an animal, Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian who sought asylum in Canada, is facing a new threat. According to the British Pakistani Christian ...

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5,000 year old grave reveals murdered family were cared for in burial

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In a mysterious case of mass murder that happened  around the time of the destruction of the Tower of Babel in Genesis, 15 bodies found buried in a grave in Poland in 2011 show ...

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Family rushes to save mom after life support forcibly removed

life support

A Texas woman who was forced off life support by her hospital has shocked doctors by continuing to breathe. Instead of giving needed treatments to improve her condition, other life-saving services have ...

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Fallen Kansas City area pastor leaves wife, family and the faith

fallen

A fallen pastor, who left his church in disgrace, has differing views from the church about his departure and circumstances around the egregious sin that led to it. The pastor’s statements have ...

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Brookside Art Fair is Friday thru Sunday

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Sunshine is expected to bring Kansas City residents out in droves for the Brookside Art Fair.  The 34th annual event starts Friday evening and extends through the weekend, just in time for ...

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Faith-based ‘Like Arrows’ tops May’s streaming lineup

like arrows

The filmmakers of Like Arrows, Alex and Stephen Kendrick, are the names behind some of the most successful films in faith-based entertainment— including War Room, Courageous and Fireproof — but they’ve also ...

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A visit to the last Blockbuster store in the world

A Blockbuster store in Bend, Oregon, is the world’s last outpost of the once-booming video rental chain after a store in Australia shut its doors. The Blockbuster in Bend became the last U.S. location of the ...

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You’ll love these 4 things about new film Pilgrim’s Progress

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The best-selling book of all time is the Bible. The second best? It’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, the 1678 allegorical book by Puritan pastor John Bunyan he began writing while in prison. It’s ...

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‘Keep God in your life’ is the secret says couple married 82 years

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Willie Williams’ joy was palpable as she spoke about the first time she met her 103-year-old husband, Daniel W. Williams. At 100 years old, the devout Christian woman can’t remember all the details ...

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Performances are highlight of drowning miracle film ‘Breakthrough’

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With a commitment to uplifting people through entertainment, film producer DeVon Franklin certainly has developed a reputation for crafting faith-based cinema with a nod to the miraculous. From the dramatic rescue that ...

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Mom ignores doctor after toddler’s fever breaks, SWAT team takes kids away

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Chandler, Ariz., cops broke through the door of a family’s home in the middle of the night, stormed in, pointed their guns, handcuffed the father, and watched as the state’s Department of ...

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Prayer closet all that remains after deadly tornado

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The deadly, monster EF-4 tornado that recently tore through Lee County, Alabama, devoured nearly everything in its path. But one Christian family miraculously survived – huddled inside a prayer closet that was ...

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Is this where Christians go wrong when trying to change culture?

Christians have spent endless hours seeking to answer the question, “How can we best transform culture?” Dr. Lance Wallnau, nationally known for developing a framework modeling how Christians should engage culture, recently ...

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Couple dies holding hands after 56 years of marriage

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A Michigan couple whose family described as inseparable in life died hours apart while holding hands earlier this month. The daughters of the storybook couple, Will and Judy Webb, who died on March ...

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How one volunteer is helping end a family cycle of Alzheimer’s

Jacqueline Patterson, 66, knew from a young age what Alzheimer’s looked like, but didn’t call it by its name until she started caring for her mother, Ruby, in 2008. “When I took ...

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Only 1 in 4 Christians acting out their faith at home

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Twenty-five percent of professing, practicing Christians live in households that regularly pray and practice Bible reading together and conduct outreach together to others, while 28 percent live in a home that does ...

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Dreams by dying patients should be respected says doctor

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The dreams of patients at Hospice Buffalo in New York are providing insight into what people see and experience in the weeks and days before they pass away. Pittsburg’s KDKA-TV reports that ...

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Comedian reveals his journey from atheism to faith in Christ

Comedian Jeff Allen has long been making audiences roar with laughter, but those who have gotten to know the funny man’s personal story have also walked away totally inspired. Allen, who broke ...

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March movie reviews show changes in world gone by

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Sometimes, it’s helpful to look back at our ancestors’ world and consider how times have changed. It can spark a sense of gratitude for our many blessings. It also can cause us ...

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