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His Lions and BLAZE Arts program aims to inspire youth to create with faith in mind

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A Kansas City-based arts organization is joining forces with a wellness group to train youth in visual media with a spiritual twist. “Something was needed in homeschooling and Christian education to help ...

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Upheaval in Iran as youth turn away from Islam

Iran is undergoing seismic shifts as the young turn towards the west and away from radical Islam. A first-of-its-kind survey reveals those changing attitudes toward religious beliefs and their authoritarian Islamic government. ...

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Trump signs executive order to promote ‘patriotic education’

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President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to promote “patriotic education” by establishing the federal 1776 Commission. The President wrote: “Just signed an order to establish the 1776 Commission. We will ...

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Sean Fuecht and ‘Let Us Worship’ event coming to Kansas City

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Kansas City will host the “Let Us Worship” event with Sean Fuecht Saturday, October 17, from 5-8 p.m., at Mill Creek Park at the entry-way to the Plaza. In his own words, ...

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‘God showing up’ – Youth For Christ replaces loneliness with hope in juvenile detention centers

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“I was totally lost, really hopeless and ashamed of what I was doing with my life. I was in a hopeless spot at a time where I didn’t really care what happened ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley as Supreme Court nominee creates buzz

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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley appearing on a list of potential Supreme Court nominees continues to cause buzz across the country. President Donald Trump released the names as health concerns grow over Justice ...

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Missouri State Fair will be limited to youth livestock show only

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The upcoming Missouri State Fair will look much different this year. Although much of the programming has been cancelled, it will continue to showcase youth in agriculture. “We care deeply about the ...

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Ballparks of America in Branson gearing up for youth baseball season

A baseball game or visit to Branson, Mo. is a summer highlight for many families across the Midwest. As coronavirus restrictions are eased, folks with cabin fever soon may be able to ...

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At huge Christian rally, Brazilian president declares faith in Jesus

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed his faith in Jesus while attending The Send, a huge Christian worship event held in Brazil last weekend. Bolsonaro was not formally invited to the event ...

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Tens of thousands of students worldwide heading to Atlanta for Passion 2020

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More than 65,000 people from around the world are expected to fill Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta next week – not to cheer on the Falcons football team but express their passion ...

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Science finds why time flies as we age

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For every human on earth, memories of childhood are the most easily recalled. As we think of events in the past it often seems time is stretched, as if through a warp. ...

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FCA leaders say commitment to Bible remains its focus as ministry celebrates 65th anniversary

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), which is based in Kansas City, is celebrating its 65th anniversary this month. Shane Williamson, the ministry’s president and CEO, reflected on the milestone. “One of the ...

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Actress Patricia Heaton cautions Kanye West about challenges of living out faith in Hollywood

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Kanye West’s newfound faith has been embraced by some and criticized by others (including some in the church). Actress Patricia Heaton recently cautioned him about what lies ahead. She told The Christian ...

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YouTube is how millions are seeing The Bible Project videos, and it’s amazing

Millions of people worldwide are being reached by an animated video called The Bible Project. The success to promote it to such a wide extent through the support of crowdfunding and its viral ...

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation shares his legacy of faith with a new generation

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President Ronald Reagan had a favorite quote inscribed on a plaque that he kept on his desk it the Oval Office: “There is no limit to the amount of good you can ...

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Youth Court provides options, experience to young offenders

September is National Youth Court Month, and Topeka Youth Project is celebrating 15 years of providing Youth Court to Topeka/Shawnee County youth. This program is youth-led and youth-driven by 13- to 18-year-old ...

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Groups back President’s warning of video game-linked violence

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When President Trump addressed the nation Monday about the mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, he cited mental illness and video game violence as contributing factors. ...

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YFC Golf Classic is a Tournament of Champions for teens

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Topeka Youth for Christ’s 2019 Annual Golf Classic will be held on Friday, May 10th at the Lake Shawnee Golf Course.  The four-person, 18-hole scramble begins with a shotgun start at 12:30 ...

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Boys and Girls Club honors two Kansas Youths of the Year

The Boys and Girls Club of Topeka recognized two of its top teens in the state Wednesday night. The Club held their annual Youth of the Year banquet at the Ramada Convention Center in Topeka. Students ...

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Arrest rates for youth almost 4x that of their grandparents

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A shocking study reveals that America’s youth are going to jail in historic numbers. Americans under the age of 26 years old today are far more likely to be arrested than older ...

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Pastor John Piper: Jesus’ command on sin applies to devices

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For those seeking to break the cycle of their entertainment addiction, theologian John Piper argued that Jesus’ command to “tear out the eye that causes you to sin” can be applied to ...

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‘Run the Race’ marks Tim Tebow’s debut as film producer

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Tim Tebow, the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback now readying for his fourth season as a minor-league baseball player, knows that being a good Christian doesn’t solve everything. Even watching ...

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Millennial Christians not fond of evangelism

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If the future of spreading the Gospel is in the hands of millennial Christians, evangelism in America is at risk. Barna research reveals in a new study that about half of younger ...

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Kansas teen meets with members of Congress about flavored tobacco products

Hailey Kisner, Hutchinson, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ Youth Advocacy Symposium. The five-day workshop is designed to build skills in advocacy, communications and leadership. ...

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Church van crash leaves 3 area teens dead

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Three teenagers from the Kansas City area are dead and 10 other people are hurt after a church van heading for an outing crashed in southwestern Missouri. The wreck happened around 10:40 ...

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