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Christians are Bad Tippers and Other Lies

By Dwight Widaman | Editor   Just a few minutes ago I heard a story on Christian radio that Christians are, you guessed it, bad tippers. It’s a convenient story that even ...

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Missouri Legislators Dragging Feet on Ethics Bills

Ethics bills deserve honest hearing for legislators to regain public trust By Dwight Widaman | Editor   Restrictions on lobbyist influence on politicians is slowly being debated in the Missouri Legislature. At this pace, it seems ...

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Bill Nye Without Form and Void

Ken Ham Bill Nye Debate

by Mark Rose, Genesis Alive After watching the Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate about creation vs. evolution, many thoughts came to mind recalling my past when I embraced evolution and the ...

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Being Faithful in the Age of Facebook

What can you do to protect your relationships By Joanne Brokaw | More than 35 years ago, when he was a teenager, Mike Parker met Mark Henderson while on an 800-mile road ...

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Developing an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Does Your Work Matter? By Linda Fields |   To develop your entrepreneurial spirit, your first priority is to understand if, and how, it matters. For decades there has been a schism ...

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Tax changes to hit families, businesses hard

by Alan R. Jones, C.P.A. |  Well, Christmas has come and gone, and now the thoughts of many families and small businesses turn to their “favorite” time of year, tax filing season. ...

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“Wolf of Wall Street” banned or censored around world

Has Hollywood gone too far? By Dwight Widaman | Countries around the world are editing, or down right banning the movie, The Wolf of Wall Street. In the U.S. the movie’s director, ...

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Merit vs. Depravity for Oscar

by Phil Boatwright |  KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The 2014 Academy Award nominees should be very grateful that only the technical and artistic merits of their work will be judged. Whatever positive ...

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Let the Dream Live

By Patricia Smith | In his immortal speech “I Have a Dream”, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. paints a disturbing scene of a nation that had compromised its fidelity to the Declaration ...

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The New Year and Charitable Giving Strategies

By Connie Hougland | When the calendar rolls over to a new year, one of the last things we may want to think about is charitable giving. We are just coming off ...

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A Good Name: Witness Protection or Authenticity

We believe everyone reading this article should engage in some self-examination and answer this question: In a world of broken relationships and trust deficits, when people hear or see your name, does ...

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Who Cares About the Poor?

By Jerry Newcombe |  If you were a casual observer of our culture, you’d assume that the progressives are the ones full of compassion. But is that really the case? Here we ...

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From Disaster, Eternal Truths

What can calamity, like that in Joplin, teach us? By Chuck Colson It is natural to try and make sense of out terrible events such as a tornado. Some people will see ...

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Is Evangelicalism Dead?

By Michael Spencer Editor’s Note: A column in a leading national newspaper has opened many eyes and created quite a controversy. We reprint it here to encourage thoughtful debate. Oneida, Ky. — ...

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When the bubble burst: How did we get into the mortgage crisis, and how can we get out?

It’s hard to listen to the news these days without hearing another grim report about the widening mortgage crisis. There is plenty of blame to go around, but only God can help ...

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Wicked. An unintended allegory for our time?

by Dwight Widaman |   Heading to Chicago or another great city soon? Plan to see the Broadway production of Wicked. It’s a delicious look at an imaginary culture which some astute ...

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Remembering 9/11 From the Middle East

By Dwight Widaman |  Amman, Jordan –The Muslim call to prayer can wake you up at 4:16 in the morning, even on the eighth floor of your hotel. The heavy glass windows ...

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