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By the Numbers

There are different types of numbers - natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, complex numbers, computable numbers  . . . then, there are real numbers. 

During these significant days for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, here are some of the ministry's real numbers:  

The Billy Graham Audio Archives 

The BGEA is releasing more than 1,600 messages from more than six decades of Billy Graham's evangelistic ministry - all available for streaming online at www.billygraham.org

Visitors to www.billygraham.org can access an online collection of hundreds of audio files - some 900 plus from Billy Graham Crusades. Other messages in the digital ...

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7-up The UncolaThis week's trivia is precipitated by a recent church sermon series.  We think you'll find it fUN!

1)  7-Up

2)  Louis' Legacy

3)  Cole & Cole Croon

4)  Elliott's Elite

5)  Eastwood Epic

6)  Chick Hearn's missed basket missive

7)  Football foul

8)  Iconic Christian radio drama

9)  The hour Evelyn arises

10) Titanic heroine

When you're ready, send an email to Peggy with your best guesses!

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Ethics in the Workplace: Is it an Oxymoron?

There's no doubt that in recent years, we've experienced endless business scandals in our country.  Is there any hope to recapturing ethics in the workplace?  Take a minute to examine your own ethical compass.  Have you ever told a story to get out of work?

In the next episode (sixth) in the "Doing the Right Thing" series for release this weekend, Chuck Colson and John Stonestreet tackle this important issue while emphasizing that business is a noble pursuit which can make a positive contribution to society.  However, the reality is that so many people, and so many Christians ...

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Merciful missionaries

Mercy Ships® on a missionIt occurred to me today that I am blessed with incredible health. I don't have any serious injuries or health issues. For this, I'm extremely thankful! If, however, I were to get into an accident, I have confidence that I would receive medical care from trained professionals in a timely fashion. Again, I am grateful for this!

A woman in Sierra Leone, however, had to wait for 30 years to get medical attention! Previously unable to walk because of severe burns to her leg, ankle and knees, this lady finally received medical care from a trainee plastic surgeon ...

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He is near

Max LucadoI'm not entirely sure why, but there are times when I feel that God is far away. Why would God, the almighty Maker of the universe, care about what I am doing at home, in my office or in my car?

Gratefully, Max Lucado reminds me that He is near:

"God is in the thick of things in your world. He has not taken up residence in a distant galaxy . . . He has not chosen to seclude Himself on a throne in an incandescent castle.

He has drawn near. He has involved Himself in the car pools, heartbreaks, and funeral ...

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Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving coming up soon, you are no doubt looking forward Thanksgivingto spending time with family and friends, and feasting on a lot of wonderful food! (mmm... pumpkin pie!).  

But, it's also the perfect time to reflect on all God has done for us, and to offer Him our prayers of thanks.  

Emilie Barnes suggests giving everyone a special verse and taking turns going around the table sharing them, followed by a prayer of Thanksgiving for all God has provided.  

She says Thanksgiving is the perfect time to teach children the real meaning of "Thanks" giving by talking to ...

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