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‘401(k) plan owners: Watch out’

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Imagine how you would feel if you were on a sinking cruise ship and couldn’t get off because there weren’t any life jackets or backup boats. Now ask yourself, if you were ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – What can we learn from watching Olympic games?

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I’ve been trying to watch the Olympic games every night when I can. So far, it’s been quite entertaining. My daughter and I watched the USA men’s volleyball team play. She plays ...

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A look at the housing supply and what it means for you

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One of the hottest topics of conversation in today’s real estate market is the shortage of available homes. Simply put, the current housing supply reveals there are many more potential buyers than there ...

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The Deity of Jesus

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What about the deity of Jesus? Jesus once said, “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30).  This was an offensive statement to fellow Jews, so much so, they immediately picked up ...

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Did the purity movement miss the mark?

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There is no doubt that many Christians were injured by the so-called Purity Culture movement, however well-intentioned it may have been. Some were under the misimpression that if they stayed pure before ...

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China, digital currency, and the ‘mark of the beast’ linked says CEO

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China is on the cusp of launching a digital currency that will give the communist regime total control over the Chinese people. The move has huge implications for the rest of the ...

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Hobby Lobby attacked for Independence Day ad

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On July 4, Hobby Lobby took out a full-page ad in multiple newspapers featuring a prominently placed verse from the Bible along with numerous, pro-Christian, pro-Bible quotes from our Founding Fathers and ...

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Our founding fathers knew: Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty

Besides Christmas, Independence Day is my favorite time of the year!  I love celebrating the birth of our country, liberty, and our founding fathers! My love of country and patriotism comes from ...

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How Stalin canceled Hamlet in the Soviet Union and what it teaches us

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William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is considered by some to be the single greatest story ever written. Hamlet has it all: ghosts, sword fights, suicide, revenge, lust, murder, philosophy, faith, manipulation, and a ...

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What it means to be a man

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What is a man?  It could be confusing answering that question because our society is changing quickly on this. Little boys should have their fathers to show them what a man is.  ...

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Filmmakers target wisdom of lockdowns in ‘Follow the Science’ Documentary

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For the arts industry, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Musicians saw incomes instantly wiped out when live venues were forced to close due to lockdowns. The filmmakers and the industry came to ...

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Dave Says – Try to help him, but move slowly

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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. Try to help him, but move ...

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Ethics: How technology and medicine has changed the context of death

Every living thing eventually dies. It is not just the inevitability of death but the nature of our awareness of it that does so much to determine the meaning of human existence. ...

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Five tips for buying your first home

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Low interest rates and a desire for more space as COVID-19 led people to spend more time at home are boosting demand for homeownership. According to the National Association of Realtors, home ...

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New series redefines for audiences the personal story of enslaved Americans

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Barry Jenkins, the director of “The Underground Railroad,” says that “before making this show … I would have said I’m the descendant of enslaved Africans.” “I think now that answer has evolved,” ...

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Forgive and be Forgiven

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“I will never forgive him for what he did!” Have you ever said that to yourself about someone who deeply hurt you?  When someone you trust lies, physically abuses, verbally intimidates or ...

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How ‘Katie’ came to be sex-trafficked and what your church can do

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“Katie” met him at the mall. Though she was only 15, she knew that there was something different about this one. From the start, he showered her with kindness and attention. It ...

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Speakers sound optimistic tone on 10th anniversary of devastating Joplin tornado

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Paid work has prevented me from doing any volunteer work in Joplin, Mo., the site of a killer EF-5 tornado May 22, 2011, over the past seven years or so, but I ...

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Another Christian commentator banned by Facebook

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If you live outside of Australia, you might not be familiar with the Bill Muehlenberg, a well-knownn Christian cultural commentator. But he is undoubtedly one of the most prolific, learned, insightful, and ...

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Free online course reminds us why Americans need patriotism

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Have you noticed a decreasing sense of patriotism among younger Americans today? Have you seen the polls suggesting that they are increasingly attracted to socialism and other ideas destructive of liberty? To ...

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What does God think of your name?

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“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold” (Proverbs 22:1).  What do you think of that statement from the Bible?  It ...

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Everything you need to know about Israel and Hamas and how it started

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Israel is a country that everyone seems to have an opinion about. What’s unfortunate is that most form their opinions based on a headline, social media post or Facebook news feed that ...

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What the conflict between Israel and Hamas has taught us

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Given the history of the region, it is a given that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict will be complex and painful, even as a cease-fire with Hamas is announced. It is also a given ...

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ANALYSIS: Police reform and no-knock warrants

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A survey finds 60 percent of Americans believe no-knock warrants are dangerous. Here’s what you should know about the issue. It has been one of the most dramatic seasons in the history ...

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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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