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Siblings to celebrate 93rd Christmas together

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The Mangham siblings of Georgia are in the Christmas spirit – just as they’ve been for 93 years. That’s how many Christmases the clan of four sisters and one brother have been ...

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Christmas ‘Mystery’ revealed in ballet

This year marks the 21st season of The Mystery of Christmas (MOC). This original version of the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, debuted in Kansas City and is continuing its hi-tech, family-friendly production ...

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Cierra: Hillcrest came through for me

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It is through the dedicated support of individuals like you that Hillcrest is able to change the lives of homeless individuals, youth and families. We are providing hope and a future to those ...

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Focus on the Family premieres comedy series

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Marking a new foray into YouTube original content, Focus on the Family has debuted a short-form comedy series on the popular social media platform. Created and developed by the organization’s social media strategy team, ...

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Why my family doesn’t own a video game

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My oldest son was stirring his Oreo milkshake, eating one methodical bite at a time at the local fast-food joint recently, when the conversation turned to his friends. “I’d much rather spend ...

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Full transcript of the often funny eulogy given by George W Bush

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The eulogy was filled with humor, emotion and personal observations about his family. If you were not able to watch the funeral of former President George H. W. Bush, here is the ...

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Starbucks to block porn in all cafes

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Beginning next year, Starbucks customers who want a grande Pumpkin Spice Latte with their porn will have to go somewhere else. The world’s largest coffee establishment will no longer allow access illicit ...

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Free meals for kids if they put phones away

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Frankie and Benny’s, a UK-based restaurant chain, wants families to have quality time together when dining out in its restaurants, so they decided to give parents a break.  If they put down ...

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Why did Christian film ‘The Reliant’ get an R rating?

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Christian movie insiders are questioning the actions of the Motion Picture Association of America after it gave Christian film “The Reliant,” starring Kevin Sorbo and other Christian celebrities, an R rating. Strangely, ...

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Three fun activities for your weekend

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There are several great activities for families this weekend. The weather is great, you’ve got your shopping done, right? And you’re looking for a break now that the snow is melted. Check ...

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Adopting 3 kids brings mayhem and hilarity in film ‘Instant Family’

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Instant Family is the story of a married couple who have postponed having children of their own but then try adopting a trio of foster siblings, who turn their lives upside down. Inspired ...

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The deep meaning of thankfulness

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“Attitude of Gratitude”, “A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart”, “Thankfulness is The Beginning of Happiness.”  These are just some of the quotes you see after a quick search about thankfulness.  On the surface ...

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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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5 Thanksgiving tips to reduce your budget and stress

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Thanksgiving is a time to remember all that we as individuals, families and a nation have to be grateful. It’s also a time to relax and enjoy a nice dinner with your ...

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Fireman battling his cancer ‘fire’ with faith

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Some say cancer spreads like wildfire. One Lenexa fireman is fighting his blaze not with hoses and ladders but faith, family and friends. Mike Wells is just 38 and a married father ...

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Thanksgiving remembered as joy and loss

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The year was 1971. Thanksgiving was different from any I remembered. Yes, my two brothers, their wives, my husband and I gathered with my mom at the big round dining room table. ...

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If Not For Grace Ministries: Unconditional love

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What do you want to be when you grow up? As a young girl, I knew I wanted to be like my own mother – a good wife and mom. We had ...

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How to be a peacemaker in your own life

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Are you a peacemaker? Conflict is unavoidable. Conflict happens between husbands and wives, parents and kids, brothers and sisters, Democrats and Republicans, employees and supervisors, CEOs and boards, pastors and leaders in ...

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4 Bible films top this month’s family-friendly spotlight

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In our monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” we continue to spotlight five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Here’s our spotlight for November. Bible movies are a favorite in ...

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Wonderful ‘Wonder’ leads November’s streaming lineup

Teaching children not to bully is a part of good parenting, but sometimes, it helps to have a good book or movie to make the case. Such is the case with Wonder. ...

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Should Christians celebrate Halloween?

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Should Christians celebrate Halloween? Opinions differ between Christian leaders, lay people and church members. According to a poll taken on Facebook by  CBN News, 87% of believers feel that Christians should not celebrate ...

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Bride’s emotional tribute to fiancé killed before wedding day

Jessica Padgett slipped into her white lace wedding dress, grabbed her bouquet of yellow flowers and put the final touches on her makeup. From all appearances, she looked like a blushing bride getting ...

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As a dad, Kirk Cameron tackles kids and smartphones

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When Kirk Cameron was a teenager starring in the nation’s number one sitcom “Growing Pains,” smart phones were still over a decade away. Metro Voice caught up with the veteran actor turned ...

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CWA is working for women and families

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CWA is built on prayer and action. We are the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization with a rich history of over three decades of helping our members across the country bring Biblical principles into all levels of public ...

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Netflix to create new Chronicles of Narnia series

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Netlifx announced on Wednesday plans to create new series and film projects based on C.S. Lewis’ beloved book series, The Chronicles of Narnia, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The late author’s most ...

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