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Where are they now? Kansas City’s famous restaurants

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From the earliest meals shared in what would become Kansas City, like bison cooked over a buffalo chip fire, the region has a stellar history of culinary delights. From the country clubs, ...

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History of Christianity: Part 1

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As part of our history series, Metro Voice is publishing concise, easy-to-read articles on church history. Here’s our first installment on the history of Christianity. THE APOSTOLIC AGE 30-100AD The Strength of ...

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Parents Bill of Rights at top of agenda for Missouri lawmakers

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Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday afternoon will hear testimony about legislation called the Parents Bill of Rights. Parental access to school records and critical race theory are among the first topics being considered ...

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History: Whitefield and the Great Awakening laid groundwork for revolution

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George Whitefield’s second trip to America in 1740 was one of the most important events in American history. Spiritual revival had started in different areas and denominations throughout the colonies: “The Great ...

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Israel’s Pool of Siloam will be open to visitors for first time

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Veteran travelers to the Holy Land will have something new to see on future trips. The site where Jesus Christ healed a blind man by the Pool of Siloam will be excavated ...

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Top 10 Biblical Archaeological Discoveries of 2022

What are the biggest biblical archaeological discoveries in 2022? Dozens of extraordinary finds were announced over the last 12 months that reveal insights into scripture and affirm dates, places and events in ...

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The fascinating history of air travel in Kansas City and the Midwest

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When we think of air travel today, we think of the airports around the country, and we think of the number of flights that go through Chicago or Atlanta. We think about ...

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Kansas City will enjoy rare white Christmas this week

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With snow on the ground and Arctic temperatures sweeping south, Kansas City will enjoy a white Christmas this week. It is fairly unusual because Kansas City has only had a white Christmas ...

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New film ‘Why the Nativity’ take world by storm ahead of Christmas

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After premiering Thanksgiving, the docudrama film Why the Nativity has been viewed by more than 12 million people on YouTube alone. And its not stopping. Produced by Turning Point, the broadcast ministry ...

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Egypt’s Holy Family Trail recognizes sites where Jesus traveled

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CAIRO — Egypt is developing the Holy Family Trail, a pilgrimage of sites from Jesus’ infancy to his wandering in the desert, hoping to revive its tourist industry battered by two years ...

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Ministries unite to advance Great Commission over 10 years

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More than two dozen leaders of significant global ministry networks convened in early December in New York City to combine their experience and insights toward the goal of Great Commission fulfillment within ...

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This week in Christian History: Jews invited to England by William the Conqueror

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The first large groups of Jews came to England from France in 1066 at the invitation of William the Conqueror. He felt that Jews, with their crafts, industry and financial skills, would ...

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In a high-tech world, adults prefer printed Bibles

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Although the popularity of online Bibles has grown in the digital age, most adults still prefer the old-fashioned paper version. A report by the American Bible Society found that nearly two-thirds of Bible users ...

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Visitors around the world enjoying close-up look at Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel painting

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The famous Sistine Chapel ceiling has taken its show on the road. People from Australia to Mexico, Shanghai to New York, and more than 60 cities in between are enjoying a close-up ...

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The hidden spiritual advice on the Franklin Cent

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Perhaps the United States of America would not have become so politicized had we all followed a good piece of advice from Benjamin Franklin. In Benjamin Franklin’s 1737 book, Poor Richard’s Almanac, he ...

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Today in Christian history: Volunteers work to meet spiritual, physical needs of Civil War soldiers

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Wounded men lay in the blazing sun in an open field at Gettysburg, pleading for relief. It was 1861 and the American Civil War was raging inflicting enormous casualties on both sides. ...

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Thomas Cahill provided unique insight into scripture, history

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Thomas Cahill, author of such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82. While the announcement of his death was overlooked by ...

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Statue of Missouri’s Harry Truman unveiled in U.S. Capitol rotunda

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A statue of the president from Missouri now graces the U.S. Capitol. Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of Harry Truman, unveiled the statue recently. “My grandfather was a modest man,” he said. “And ...

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Why did early Christianity rise so rapidly?

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New religions appear all the time — nowhere more than in the United States — but very few ever achieve prominence and permanence. Christianity is a rare and dramatic case of a ...

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Shanah tovah, or happy New Year! The importance of the lunar calendar

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L’shanah Tovah to all! That’s Happy New Year! This week is Rosh Hashanah, or New Year, for the Jewish community. Marking the passage of a time and a new year is important. ...

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Gospel message at Queen’s funeral most heard and seen in history

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Billions of people around the world heard about the faith of the late Queen Elizabeth during her funeral on Monday. That means that more people heard the Gospel Monday than at any ...

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Maya exhibit at Union Station transports visitors to different time

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Families looking for something both fun and educational to do this fall may want to check out the latest exhibit at Union Station in Kansas City. After an unexpected delay, Maya the ...

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Today In Christian history: Thomas Barnardo’s head grew heavy

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On this evening, September 19, 1905, sixty-year-old “Dr.” Thomas Barnardo complained that his head felt heavy. Asking his wife to allow him to rest it on her for a moment, he slipped ...

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Super rare looted Jewish coin returned to Israel

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JERUSALEM—American authorities have returned a rare, 2,000-year-old Jewish coin to Israel nearly two decades after it was looted, smuggled and put up for auction in the United States, Israel’s antiquities authority announced Tuesday. The quarter shekel ...

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Museum of the Bible returns manuscript that was stolen from monastery during WWI

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The Museum of the Bible has returned a stolen manuscript to the Greek Orthodox Church. Bulgarian troops in 1917 looted the handwritten document, which is more than a thousand years old. Museum ...

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