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The story behind ‘It is Well With My Soul’

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Since its creation, millions have turned to “It is Well With My Soul” for comfort. The hymn,  written by Horatio G. Spafford, remains one of the most beloved songs of all time ...

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‘Pandemic’ documentary is an eerie must-watch during the current crisis

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The best new entry to the Netflix lineup is a documentary series that won’t leave you laughing or even cheering — although it’s so engrossing that you might binge it until the ...

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Our readers share their binge-worthy entertainment

We are listing alternate activities for our readers since events are cancelled across the country. Like you, we are getting accustomed to the new normal. We asked our readers to give us ...

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What’s the best religious museum in America?

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What’s the best religious museum in the nation? That question was posed to USA Today readers who responded by choosing the Ark Encounter. It comes just in time as families’ talk turns ...

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Actor Ben Affleck fills void in life by returning to church

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Actor Ben Affleck, who stars in the new movie “The Way Back,” also has found the way back to church. “I go to the Methodist Church, [my] kids [are] baptized, and I ...

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Powerful faith-based ‘I Still Believe’ leads March family-friendly lineup

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The 2018 faith-based movie I Can Only Imagine opened at No. 3, earned a rare A+ CinemaScore rating from moviegoers, and became the highest-grossing film ever released by the Erwin Brothers. So ...

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Movieguide announces top movies

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“The Lego Movie 2” took home the top award at the 2020 Movieguide Awards, which were broadcast Monday on the Hallmark Channel. The mainstream film won the honor of Best Movie for ...

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7th Annual EasterFest returns to North Kansas Avenue and Garfield Park

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UPDATE: The 2020 EasterFest celebration has been postponed to a later date, yet to be determined. Stay tuned to Metro Voice for updates. EasterFest, the annual Topeka Easter Parade & Fun Fair, ...

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A break up IS hard to do, especially in the Facebook age

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Moving on from a failed romantic relationship is rarely easy. Memories and passionate feelings don’t just disappear overnight, and many people go through a significant mourning period after a break up. While ...

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‘Lego Masters’ and ‘Run the Race’ lead streaming lineup

The lego is more common in my house than, well … food and clothes. Perhaps that’s not surprising, since I have two boys who are crazy about Star Wars and superheroes — ...

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‘Night on Earth’ leads ‘5 Family-Friendly Things’

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Most nature documentaries film their animal subjects during the daytime. That way, the filmmaker can easily capture the unique characteristics and exquisite colors of the animals — and the viewer at home ...

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‘The Repair Shop’ one of 5 Family Things not to miss this month

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Long ago, our grandparents and great-grandparents didn’t toss things when they broke. They’d repair or repurpose them. From clothing to furniture to gadgets, our ancestors knew what to do when something got ...

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Current movie trailers for upcoming faith-based movies

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Faith-based movies have enjoyed success among critics and at the box office in recent years. Here are five new films that Christians can look forward to in 2020. “I Still Believe.” Award-winning Christian ...

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Creating a Bucket List: tips for seniors and family caregivers

The Bucket List, a 2007 movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, helped contemporize the old expression “kick the bucket,” a common slang phrase for dying. Now, people of all ages often ...

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Mark Burnett and Roma Downey series ‘Messiah’ causes controversy

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A government agency in Jordan wants to prevent a new series from being shown in that country. “Messiah,” which is produced by Hollywood Christian couple Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, has content “that ...

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Trump calls on Americans to ‘exemplify the teachings of Christ’

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President Trump called on Americans to come together, pointing to the example of Jesus Christ in a message released by the White House on Christmas Day. The president said, “While the challenges ...

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The profound loneliness of Christmas

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If you are blessed with a generally happy Christmas, treasure it enough to share it with someone who might not be. Consider this my public-service announcement, one for all the grinches, the ...

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Preparing for a Healthy and Happy Christmas

The Christmas holiday: many of us look forward to this time of year with hearts of excitement as we anticipate time spent with loved ones. But just as the excitement and joy ...

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Missouri offers numerous choices for celebrating Christmas season

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Missourians don’t have to travel far to get into the Christmas spirit. The website OnlyInYourState.com offers these suggestions for cities in the Show-Me State. St. Charles celebrates the holidays in a huge ...

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Pro-life message in Hallmark movie hits home for actress Kristin Chenoweth

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Hallmark Channel movies can do more that just promote the Christmas spirit. “A Christmas Love Story,” in which someone meets their birth mother for the first time, also conveys a subtle pro-life ...

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Ginger from “Gilligan’s Island” stars in faith-based Christmas movie

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A familiar face to Baby Boomers stars alongside Stephen Baldwin in “Tapestry,” a new faith-based Christmas movie.  Tina Louise, who was the glamorous Ginger on “Gilligan’s Island,” plays a dying matriarch trying ...

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“The Star’ animated movie and UPtv offering December’s family-friendly choices

Finding a children’s animated movie about the birth of Christ isn’t easy. In fact, if you’re wanting it to be feature-length — that is, a 90-minute film to watch on family movie ...

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On Black Friday, all Kansas State Parks are free

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As many Americans look for ways to counter the craziness of Black Friday, several states are offering free entrance to their state parks. Across Kansas this year, admission to all state parks ...

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Avoid arguments at Thanksgiving, point others to Christ

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As Thanksgiving approaches, you are likely to be surrounded by a few (or maybe many) family members who you would love to see trust in Christ. However, when conversations about the Savior ...

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Our favorite Thanksgiving movies

Can’t move from all the turkey and pumpkin pie? Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed movies. Available on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime, broadcast on cable ...

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