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Choosing Your Candidate

The presidential election season has descended on us already. One by one, we hear of yet another hopeful, announcing a bid for the presidency. Special interest groups and lobbyists will soon flood the air waves and mailboxes enlightening us on who we should vote for and why. Before long there ...

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No News Is … No News

Today I begin with a confession. With shame, I admit that I used to have a slightly judgmental attitude toward the uninformed. I could not understand how anyone could be oblivious to current political issues–or worse yet, how anyone could be completely uninterested. Questions like, “Do you live in a ...

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Should Christians “Bake for them two”?

Recently a Christian blogger responded to the hot topic: Should Christian bakers make cakes for same-sex weddings titled, “Bake for them two”. She proposed the idea that not only should Christians bake these cakes but that these bakers should make them not one but two cakes. Further, this blogger postulates that Jesus ...

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A Christian Response to Marijuana Legalization

Colorado and Washington have led the nation in the direction of the legalization of marijuana. My own mid-west state has finally followed suit, after several attempts, to get the initiative on the ballot. Does this present a dilemma for Christians who hold libertarian or constitutionalist political viewpoints? This may or ...

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How to Influence Your Kids’ Behavior

For decades, law makers, scientists, parents and teachers have debated the impact of violent movies and video games on behavior. In 1972, the Surgeon General actually issued this statement: “It is clear to me that the causal relationship between televised violence and antisocial behavior is sufficient to warrant appropriate and ...

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