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Tyranny of the Urgent

“Tyranny of the Urgent”, is that any way to leave Christmas? The food, the gifts, the friends, and family, have been unwrapped and enjoyed. This is a week to relax. And yet, the New Year comes. New or similar tasks … Continue reading

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There is no longer Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative

    Did the presidential election encourage you? Christians should be encouraged by the concern for the character and moral reflection of the candidates vying for the office of President of the United States in the recent election. Over the … Continue reading

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Government reflects people

                It is over and it is just beginning. Yesterday a new president was elected. Today, some believe the world is coming to an end as a result. I am writing this before … Continue reading

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Be Intentional

Does the Laubach Literacy program mean anything to you? Perhaps you are one of the thousands who have learned to read or taught others to read with its materials. Time magazine called him Mr. Literacy. Many others called him the … Continue reading

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Everyday missionaries

Derwin Gray wrote about an email he received. The sender wrote, “I found myself doing something I never thought I would do. I stood near a grocery store asking for money as I recently had a baby 16 weeks ago … Continue reading

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Table Grace

Why is it customary to “give thanks” every time followers of Christ sit down and eat?  I’ll have to admit that at least subconsciously I have frequently been a little offended or felt a little superior when I have observed … Continue reading

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Are we alone in the universe?

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute’s Jill Tarter is using a growing array of radio telescopes to listen for patterns that may be a sign of intelligence elsewhere in the universe.  She has devoted her entire career to the hunt … Continue reading

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