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Angel Studios has big plans to produce viewer-driven content such as “The Chosen”

Angel Studios, which works with the popular Christian series “The Chosen,” is just getting started. The family-friendly moviemaking powerhouse could end up disrupting how films and TV shows are funded and created. ...

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Family rifts affect millions – here’s how to move toward reconciliation

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Family relationships are on many people’s minds during the holiday season as sounds and images of happy family celebrations dominate the media. Anyone whose experiences don’t live up to the holiday hype may find ...

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Noon Year’s Eve at Union Station offers daylong activities on December 31

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For people who have trouble staying up until midnight to ring in the New Year, Kansas City’s Union Station is offering daytime alternatives this Friday. Science City’s annual New Year’s event, Noon ...

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12 Christmas movies to watch before New Years

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It’s the Christmas holiday, which for many means more free time, lots of travel and the desire to curl up with hot chocolate and a good movie. There are hundreds of Christmas ...

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How to celebrate Christmas with those of other faiths or no faith

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The Christmas season can be stressful for many as they gather with family members who may be unbelievers or followers of other faiths. Polls show that a majority of atheists celebrate the ...

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Help children avoid Christmas emotional breakdowns

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The Christmas season is an exciting time for children – perhaps a little too exciting at times. Christi Bergin, Ph.D., a developmental psychologist at the University of Missouri, shared advice for making ...

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Christmas season puts spotlight on epidemic of loneliness – including in the church

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With the Christmas bustle, it can be easy to forget that the holidays can be one of the loneliest times of the year for many people. Nearly one-third of U.S. adults report ...

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How do Christian-Jewish families navigate the Christmas tree?

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Traditionally, for Christian-Jewish families – or at least in writing about them – the month of December is referred to as a “dilemma.” This time of year brings discussion about whether to celebrate Christmas, ...

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West Side Story is refreshing in faithfulness to 1950s Broadway

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West Side Story is an old story. Really old. It’s based on Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet, replacing the warring Italian clans of the Montagues and Capulets with the Jets and Sharks. ...

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5 ways to stay balanced during the busy holiday season

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As bright and joyful as the holiday season can be, the hustle and bustle of the season can also leave people feeling overwhelmed. Remembering to slow down and find ways to maintain ...

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Photo albums at Thanksgiving can engage elders struggling with memory

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month comes each November when families gather together for Thanksgiving. That time together often shines a light on loved ones struggling with memory loss. Over 5 million Americans suffer from ...

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‘Tootsie’ marks Broadway’s return to Kansas City

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We all need to laugh. And you will laugh with, and at, Tootsie. The latest iteration of the 1982 film starring Dustin Hoffman, will be presented by Broadway Across America and the ...

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Minno is the ‘Disney Plus’ for Christian kids, and Tony Evans in Israel

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I deleted Disney Plus from my television the other day — much to the consternation of my 9-year-old daughter. She enjoys shows about ponies and princesses. Unfortunately, though, her eyes (and thumb) ...

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Comedy Pet Photography releases finalist photos and they’re hilarious

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For many, their pets have been central to providing some levity during Covid, job loss, civil unrest and now an economy spinning out of control. Now, Comedy Pet Photography 2021 Awards in ...

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Are sex and gender the same thing?

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It has become a common assumption today that sex and gender are two different things. The new gender orthodoxy simplistically asserts, “Sex is what’s between your legs. Gender is what’s between your ...

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Empires at War: National WWI Museum adds powerful new exhibit

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The newest exhibition from the National WWI Museum and Memorial opens Friday, Aug. 27.  Empires at War: Austria and Russia explores aspects of the war often less surveyed: the Eastern Front and ...

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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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National Churchill Museum in Fulton reopens after pandemic

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Area families looking for a getaway before school starts have a new option. The National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Mo., is reopening this weekend after being closed during the pandemic. The museum ...

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James Earl Jones says narrating the Bible was ‘greatest honor’

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It wasn’t the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars but the voice of the New Testament that actor James Earl Jones says was his “greatest honor.”  Jones, who’s iconic voice is ...

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Missouri State Fair showcases $8 million facility improvements

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Visitors to the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia next month will enjoy about $8 million in improvements to the grounds. This includes campground improvements, brick horse barn upgrades and major renovations at ...

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Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kan. returns for 49th year

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The popular Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kan. will take place Sept. 15-19 with organizers releasing talent line-up. This year’s event will be the 49th annual and the public, eager for a ...

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Former football coach Mark Richt reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

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Mark Richt, a former college football coach and current TV broadcaster, said his Christian faith gives him hope despite a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. “I have been waddling around lately, and ...

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Zach Williams looking forward to baseball and music at Royals Faith & Family Night

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Although Zach Williams is from St. Louis Cardinals country in northeast Arkansas, he also was a fan of several Kansas City Royals. “Where I grew up, almost everybody roots for the Cardinals,” ...

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‘Summer of Soul’ and “Mysterious Benedict Society’ lead July streaming

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A wide variety of entertainment options for July include Gladys Knight and the Pips in Summer of Soul to The Mysterious Benedict Society. It’s not easy finding a television series the whole ...

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Americans now lonelier than ever as number of friends declines

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The United States is becoming a lonely place according to a new study on friends. Americans now report they have the fewest close friends since the early 1990s. While most demographics are ...

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