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Math and Music: Why Do I Have To Learn This?

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“Why do I have to learn this? I’m NEVER going to use it.” It is likely that you have heard this (or even said it yourself) many times. Students question the usefulness ...

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The Chauvin-Floyd trial and the pursuit of justice

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Guilty on all three counts. That was the sentence heard across America, as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George ...

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Can Prince Philip teach us about servanthood?

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UK evangelist and author J. John writes that Prince Philip, who passed away at the age of 99, is an example of Christian service to others. “I confess to having followed the life of ...

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A warning from history about ‘listening to the science’

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On his first day as president, Joe Biden, flanked by a portrait of Ben Franklin, called on the federal government to “advance environmental justice” and “be guided by the best science.” In ...

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Book offers fresh insight on what God has in store for Kansas City

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One of the most inspiring books I have read about the city I deeply love, Kansas City, was published in December 2020 by Neil Brown. Neil is part of our ministry team ...

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An intellectually rigorous faith: Loving God with all our hearts AND minds

For many people, the Bible is a downright dangerous book. For others, it is a holy book but hardly the Word of God. For others, it is a mixture, with its value ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Baseball: Hope springs eternal

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There’s one thing that I truly enjoy about the beginning of baseball season – the fact that every team is 0-0 and hopeful that they have the right ingredients to produce a ...

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The killing of Jesus and the defeat of corruption

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary states corruption as, “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people.”  Further, it is described as a departure from the original, purest form.  Mankind had its original, purest form ...

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Biblical Israel: Garden of Gethsemane

Mark and Matthew identify Gethsemane as the place Jesus went with his disciples after eating the Passover meal within the city of Jerusalem. This was just prior to his arrest (Matthew 26:36; ...

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Cancel culture catches up with Obama the ‘oppressor’

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“Obama is another oppressor.” Those are not my words. Instead, they are the words of immigrant activist Julie Contreras, who “works with a group that runs shelters for undocumented children at the ...

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Dave Says – Push the pause button

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Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house mortgage first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Push the pause button Dear ...

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Today in Christian history: John Lightfoot was born

Imagine becoming the best Hebrew scholar in your nation without once speaking to a Jewish person. That is what John Lightfoot did. He may never even have seen a Jew, for all ...

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Southwest flight crew finds Navy sailor’s wallet, adds $100 before returning it

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A story about Southwest Airlines, a navy sailor and his wallet proves kindness is not dead. This reminder is becoming more imperative as stories of conflict and hate saturate the media cycle. ...

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Man arrested for calling his biological female child his ‘daughter’

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Canadian father Scott Hoogland was arrested and jailed this week for the crime of referring to his 14-year-old daughter as his “daughter.” That’s right. Because this concerned father referred to his daughter ...

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Here’s why 40% of small business owners can’t find workers

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A whopping 40 percent of small business owners were unable to fill job openings last month—a seven-point increase from January. This finding comes from a new report by the NFIB (a small ...

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What you need to know about H.R. 1: The ‘For the People Act of 2021’

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As a bill giving the federal government power to control local elections moves to the Senate, opposition is growing in many quarters. Constitutional scholars to State Attorney Generals to local election boards ...

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Is it a good time to sell my house? Tips for homeowners

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Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to ...

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How to find peace in a divided nation

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As President Joe Biden begins his leadership of the United States, he has made calls for peace, reconciliation and unity in the nation.  Former President Donald Trump issued similar thoughts in some ...

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Driven by God to speak up on social issues

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This is an often-asked question, “Should a pastor or other Christians address cultural or social issues or just keep focused on the gospel?” Sometimes speaking on culturally touchy subjects can cause division, ...

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Democrats consider permanent military-style barrier around Capitol

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Congressional Democrats are considering a permanent, military-style barrier around the U.S. Capitol. In addition 7,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen will stay another month in the city and 5,000 troops will thereafter ...

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You are essential

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When the pandemic hit in 2020, an odd term became part of our common vernacular: “essential worker.” As some states implemented massive shutdowns, many people were forced to stay home — whether ...

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The U.N. confirms: The U.S. doesn’t need the Paris Climate Accords

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The United Nations has released its Emissions Gap Report 2020, which gauges a country’s contribution to greenhouse gas and carbon emissions. The data has put President Joe Biden in an awkward position ...

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How should we respond to the Ravi Zacharias scandal?

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In the aftermath of the shocking and tragic news about the sex scandal involving Ravi Zacharias, someone wrote me asking, “Would you consider writing something in regards to the Ravi scandals? I ...

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How the cancel culture stifles creativity

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We saw it during the Super Bowl on Sunday, as many of the commercials fell flat. We saw it with the cancelling of the Washington Redskins name, only to replace it with ...

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Helen Keller and her remarkable friendship with Mark Twain

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Helen Keller was 14 years old when she first met the world-famous Mark Twain in 1894. They became fast friends. He helped arrange for her to go to college at Radcliffe where ...

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