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Episode 56: Making peace in Kansas City, a teen grieves her mom and finds her faith, and puppets bring Bible stories to 50 million. Plus a Bible bowl bonus segment (at home with the Tryggestads).

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A Kansas City church runs toward gun violence, an Australian teen lost her mom and found her own faith, a puppet ministry bringing Bible stories to 50 million, and a bonus segment (Bible bowling with the Tryggestads).

SEGMENT ONE: A Kansas City church runs toward gun violence (Branden and Sharee Mims, Greater Metropolitan Church of Christ, Kansas City, Missouri)

Bobby Ross, Jr.’s, Christian Chronicle story on how the Greater Metropolitan Church of Christ is making peace in the most violent part of Kansas City

Link to Greater Metropolitan Church of Christ, Kansas City, Missouri

SEGMENT TWO: An Australian teen lost her mom and found her own faith (Jada Black, Redlands College, Wellington Point, Queensland, Australia)

This segment edited for brevity, clarity, and "flow." Note:
The Christian Chronicle's Audrey Jackson was also along for this interview. You'll hear her ask some questions, too!

Link to Bobby Ross, Jr.’s, Christian Chronicle profile on Jada Black

Link to Bobby Ross, Jr.’s, Christian Chronicle feature on immersive learning experience for ninth graders at Redlands College

Link to Audrey Jackson’s Christian Chronicle report on chaplains at Redlands College

SEGMENT THREE: A puppet ministry bringing Bible stories to 50 million (Darla Robinson, The Puppetunes, Los Angeles, California)

Link to The Puppetunes

'Bethlehemian Rhapsody' is used by permission of The Puppetunes.

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Kansas City, Kansas City Chiefs, mass shooting, gun violence, Greater Metropolitan Church of Christ, Greater Impact, Branden Mims, Sharee Mims, Australia, Queensland, Redlands College, Jada Black, Hillsong scandal, cancer, grief, faith, Psalty, Bobby Ross, Jr., Audrey Jackson, Puppetunes, puppets, Bible stories, Bible class, Sunday school, childrens ministry, Darla Robinson, pandemic, Bethlehemian Rhapsody, Bible bowl, Leadership Training for Christ, Lads to Leaders, Erik Tryggestad, BT Irwin

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