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The left wants Harrison Butker fired over this

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While a petition calling for the firing of Harrison Butker, one of the greatest placekickers in the NFL, has gained more than 100,000 signatures, sales of his jersey are skyrocketing. Why all ...

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Local museums abound with special exhibits for family fun this summer

With the school year rapidly winding down, parents are looking for ways to entertain their kids this summer. Many local museums are offering special exhibits that are educational as well as fun. ...

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Patrick Mahomes says he would step away from football for his family

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes put family above football in a recent cover story in “Time” magazine. He said he will keep playing in the NFL as long as it doesn’t “take away ...

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Keeping political disagreements friendly

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Don’t lose your friendships over political disagreements. That’s the advice of Denise Grace Gitsham, a former Republican candidate for Congress who served in the George W. Bush administration. She offered her insights ...

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KC Royals sponsoring free admission to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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Families looking for something fun and educational to do can visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City for free in February. The Kansas City Royals Foundation and the team announced ...

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Radio network drops Alistair Begg after LGBT wedding advice

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American Family Radio (AFR) announced yesterday it will no longer air Alistair Begg’s radio program “Truth For Life” because of remarks Begg made last year about Christians attending LGBTQ weddings. The controversy ...

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Tips to get out of the occasional spiritual “blahs”

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Everyone has heard of the winter blues and the post-holiday blahs. At some time, most Christians experience the spiritual blahs as well, former magazine editor J. Lee Grady said. He offers 10 ...

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Streaming service will focus on the hope and heart of Christmas this season

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The hope and heart of Christmas is the theme of this year’s holiday lineup on the faith-based network Great American Pure Flix. “This is the most wonderful time of the year and ...

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RJ Thesman: Helping Caregivers Through the Holiday Season

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When a disastrous fire thrust RJ Thesman’s father into trauma-induced dementia, she and her family began to learn firsthand about what’s involved in caregiving. While RJ’s mother, a nurse, was sure she ...

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Our favorite Thanksgiving movies

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Holiday movies are typically associated with Christmas.  Sit back and enjoy one of our favorite Thanksgiving-themed films or TV shows. Available on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon Prime, broadcast on ...

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Northwest Missouri pastor sows seeds of faith at Gospel Farms

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Casey Joyce, associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Bethany, Mo., is reaping a physical as well as spiritual harvest. “We knock on doors and have evangelism programs at church, but I ...

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Support Israel: Attend KC Jewish Culture Fest on Sunday

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Christians have a good opportunity to support the local Jewish community in the wake of last weekend’s bloody attacks in Israel. The Jewish Culture Fest will be held this Sunday at the ...

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Decline in church attendance tied to lack of healthy marriages, fathers in home

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The decline in healthy marriages and the role of fathers is leading directly to fewer people in church, according to a new survey by Communio, a nonprofit organization. The survey found that ...

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Christians far more likely to own dogs than cats: survey

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Three-fourths of U.S, Christians who own pets have dogs instead of cats, a Pew Research Center poll found. The study revealed less than half of pet-owning believers (43 percent) have cats. Furthermore, ...

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Area children’s pastor arrested for attempted murder of family

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The children’s pastor of Crossroads Christian Church in Shawnee, Kan., is being held on multiple attempted murder charges after he stabbed his wife and five children and started a fire in the ...

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Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium opens new 650,000-gallon aquarium

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The much anticipated Sobela Ocean Aquarium at the Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium opened to the public on Friday morning. The 650,000-gallon aquarium features six zones with 34 habitats that tell the ...

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Lest We Forget: A Christian Response To Dementia

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Liturgies Against Dementia: Inside Margaret Sayers’ ‘Lest We Forget: A Christian Response To Dementia’. Philosopher James K.A. Smith defines liturgy as a physical or embodied practice that infuses noncognitive dispositions and skills ...

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FAMILY STRONG: Better Together

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“We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.” Romans 12:5b Family. For some, that word conveys positive images from home or maybe brings to mind valued ...

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New Fire in the Hole will open next spring

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Silver Dollar City has good news for fans of its legendary Fire in the Hole ride. The theme part announced on Monday that it has broken ground on an all-new, $30 million ...

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How the Medieval church changed the way Western society views marriage

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Joseph Henrich argues that the Western world got its uniqueness from family codes imposed by the church in the Early Middle Ages. The key parts of these codes were not restrictions on ...

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Faith and family come first, Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker tells Georgia Tech graduates

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Harrison Butker, who kicked the game-winning field goal for the Kansas City Chiefs in February’s Super Bowl, encouraged graduates at his alma mater to put God and family first. He gave the ...

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Absent fathers, failed marriages contribute to decline of Christianity

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Absent fathers and failed marriages may be two reasons why Christianity is on the decline in the United States, a new study found. The Nationwide Study on Faith and Relationships, recently released by ...

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FBI Director Wray will testify about alleged Hunter Biden cover-up

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After months of what Republicans said was stonewalling, FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday will hand over a subpoenaed document that may detail a Biden family bribery scheme. House Oversight Committee Chairman ...

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Aladdin fulfills summer childhood wishes

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Three wishes for the kids this summer include Aladdin, Aladdin, and Aladdin The school year ended last week for many around the metro last week. Kick off a great summer by attending ...

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From music to sports, local families can enjoy variety of Memorial Day weekend activities

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Memorial Day weekend traditionally kicks off summer fun, and a number of events are on tap for area families. On Sunday, Celebration at the Station fills the grounds of Union Station and the National WWI Museum ...

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