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That’s Who I Am
For all of his accomplishments in sports and politics, President Gerald Ford remained a humble man. He was known for his self-effacing humor. One of his best lines was—“I’m a Ford, not a Lincoln.” This level of humility certainly stands … Continue reading
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The Community Church of Chesterland, located in a small community east of Cleveland, was recently the victim of arson. Aimenn Penny, 20, is accused of trying to burn down the church building in order to prevent the congregation from hosting … Continue reading
How Many Legs Does Your Cow Have?
Abraham Lincoln was once trying to make a point, but wasn’t having much success. The person he was debating with was unconvinced and extremely stubborn. Lincoln was beginning to become frustrated, so he tried another angle. He said to the … Continue reading
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The Bible often emphasizes the importance of families teaching faith to the next generation. The apostle Paul says this to his beloved disciple Timothy—“I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your … Continue reading
Slouching or Sprinting?
In his 1996 book “Slouching Towards Gomorrah”, Robert Bork lamented the state of decline that he perceived in the culture of the United States and Western civilization. He blamed the decline on modern liberalism and the rise of the new … Continue reading
Are You a Contender?
Jude, the half-brother of Jesus, wrote a message to the Christians in the first century. He had hoped to be able to celebrate the salvation that they shared. However, he felt compelled to urge them to contend for the faith … Continue reading
The Sanctity of Life
I write this on Friday, January 20, the day of the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people will gather there to celebrate the sanctity of life. Some call them “foes of abortion”, “opponents of abortion rights”, … Continue reading
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I have always wondered why some churches will invite politicians who have obviously not been called to preach to speak in their congregations during a Sunday worship service. You would think that the members of the church would deserve better. … Continue reading
According to recent reports, something called “quiet quitting” is taking the workplace by storm. This new trend is in the wake of many people literally quitting their jobs to pursue other ventures, or perhaps to just spend some time not … Continue reading
It Can Wait
I walked into a public restroom today and noticed a machine that dispenses condoms. The advertising slogan on the machine caught my eye— “When life just can’t wait.” Sadly, that’s the philosophy of many people in the world today. Those … Continue reading