Helping With Need

When you arrive in a place you’ve never been before, it make take awhile to figure things out. In fact, you might quickly find you’re without some things you really need. That’s where Rich steps in, to help fill people’s needs and help people find their place…

Refuge KC

Our travels intentionally try to steer clear of controversy and today’s topic is one we had planned for several months.  Who knew that interviewing a former state FFA officer and her husband about their ministry might wind up as an international hot topic.

Rich’s Diverse Neighbors

Just a block down the street from Rich’s office is a grocery store catering to the needs of folks from the country of Burma.  It may not be what you’d expect to find in the heart of the Midwest, but to Rich, it’s just one example of the diverse neighbors he encounters every day…

A Ministry for Newcomers

Richard Casebolt is the Founder and president of something called Refgue KC.  It’s a ministry both in word and deed, living a Christian example while ministering to the basic needs of some of this nation’s newcomers…

Honoring the Prince of Peace with Peace

For parts of five years, opposing soldiers dug into trenches all across Europe.  World War I would claim the lives on nearly one million military men, but on Christmas Day of 1914, those two sides seemed to forget what all the fighting was for…

Christmas in World War I

Christmas is not only a time for remembering the birth of Jesus, but it’s also a time when many of us get together with family and friends.  Even in the middle of a World War, Christmas Day had special meaning in 1914…

Fighting in the Trenches

1914 marked the beginning of a war unlike anything the world had ever seen.  Soon thousands of troops had amassed on the front lines across Europe and a line of trenches provided a place for all to dig in, for what they hoped would be a quick war…

Retrieving a Boot – In Front of 80,000

Imagine you could run so fast that you lost your boots!  That’s what happened here.  This is the lady who had to go get that boot…in front of a lot of people…

Helping Train a Well-known Horse

There are many teenagers that like to ride horses, but few get the chance to train a horse that’s seen by over 80,000 people at once…

From the Field to the Press Box

His major league career spanned over 20 seasons and even included a stint in Japan.  He’s still a part of the game in a new way today and we took time to catch up with him in the press box…

When Mom Negotiates Your Major League Contract

Today’s sports stars often have high powered agents who negotiate their contracts.  However, this first round draft pick simply turned to his mom for help with that important job…

Dreams of Playing Professional Sports

Many young boys have dreams of playing pro sports.  This man had many sports from which to choose which left him with a tough choice to make…

From Board Room to the Classroom

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What happens when the CEO of a major corporation decides he wants to begin teaching middle school math? It’s a real life story that played out in a challenging neighborhood in Kansas City.

H&R Block Career Change

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Tom Bloch’s father and uncle founded H&R Block, a company that Tom eventually led as CEO. But there was something else that weighed on his heart…another career. The story of an extraordinary decision is today’s American Countryside

H&R Block

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There are some folks that think they can run your business better than you can. In this case, the man at the newspaper was right. His advice to two brothers helped them launch a major corporation.

The Bloch Brothers

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Very few people like to figure their taxes and even fewer like to pay them. But this pair of brothers found an unlikely business doing something few enjoy.

The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

FJM-HV-Hawaii2014It’s difficult for many of us to name many specific battles or events in World War I.  We may have learned the war began when Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated.  That is somewhat true, however the story of what happened to the assassin and the items surrounding that tragic day are intriguing and we take a look back…

The Beginning of World War I

FJM-HV-Hawaii2014Some say the event that began the first World War occurred on June 28, 1914…a century ago.  Today we take a look back and what happened that day – events of chance that helped ignite a worldwide conflict…

100 Years Since The World’s First Global Conflict

FJM-HV-Hawaii2014This week marks 100 years since the world faced its first global conflict.  It was a war that would engulf countries on multiple continents.  Yet, ask someone why it began and you’ll get a myriad of answers, and there’s a good change all of the answers are correct.  We look back at World War I…

The World War I Museum

When the World War I museum and Liberty Memorial were dedicated in 1926 by President Calvin Coolidge, it’s said he addressed the largest live audience of any president to that point in history.  It was a moving occasion to remember the sacrifices in the first world war…..