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Voice of Reason

A lot of people are speaking out on the recent announcement by veteran NBA player Jason Collins that he is a homosexual. Kobe Bryant tweeted his encouragement to Collins, urging him to stand against “the ignorance of others”. Martina Navratilova … Continue reading

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Pleasing to Whom?

Some people initially decide to follow Christ because it is what their family and friends want for them. Other Christians seem to have the idea that the purpose of their faith is to provide them with the desires of their … Continue reading

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Accepting God’s Purpose

It was a common sight in Christianity. Yesterday evening a family gathered together to celebrate as a young lady was baptized into Christ. It was a joyful occasion for everyone as she made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Talking or Doing?

“Too many of us have a Christian vocabulary rather than a Christian experience. We think we are doing our duty when we’re only talking about it.”—Charles F. Banning. This fellow may have a point. Someone else said, “When all is … Continue reading

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Quit Your Griping!

In one of his recent Speed Bump cartoons, Dave Coverly has a grumpy looking elderly couple sitting in a booth at a restaurant, looking at the menu. The waitress asks them, “Would you like to start by complaining about an … Continue reading

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The Next Move

A story is told about a preacher who was asked to go visit an old Chinese gentleman who was in the hospital. The preacher walked into the man’s room and introduced himself. The gentleman responded in his native language. The … Continue reading

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Joy of Life

My wife and I once took into our home a young lady who was going through an unexpected pregnancy. She made arrangements to have her child adopted by a Christian couple. When the baby arrived, I got to spend some … Continue reading

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Jolly Disposition

Jay Cutler ESPN’s Rick Reilly recently came up with a good line concerning the dour demeanor of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Reilly quipped, “For a guy from Santa Claus, Indiana, he’s the least jolly person I’ve ever met.” Christians … Continue reading

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What is a Christian?

TV/radio host and author Amy Goodman recently wrote a newspaper article in favor of the proposal to build an Islamic center near Ground Zero. In that article she asks, “Does anyone seriously say that there shouldn’t be a Christian church … Continue reading

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