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The Debate: How about “none of the above?”

Debate

Several weeks ago the Archbishop of Philadelphia gave a speech at Notre Dame wherein he described one of the presidential candidates in the view of a lot of people, as "uniquely rich in stale ideas and bad priorities."   I can't think of a better description for last evening's presentation by both potential leaders of the free world.  I am so tempted to mark on the ballot ... "none of the above."       

However, on July 1, I took a "vow" of sorts.  I became a candidate for commissioning as a Fellow of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview.  And ...

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Thanks, But No Thanks

Max-Lucado-UpWords®

I saw a quote today that said, "I finally got to exactly where I wanted to be ... so why won't all these growth experiences go away and leave me alone?"

Despite the humor in the question, we all feel the weight of those "growth experiences" we'd rather not encounter.  You know those situations where it feels much nicer to say, "Then I overcame that problem," than it does to express, "This is what I'm currently going through."

In a recent edition of UpWords®, Max Lucado says, "God can make something good out of your mess! The test ...

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Beyond the Election

Election Day

Starting this week and through mid-October, there will be three U.S. presidential debates-the purpose of which to help voters understand where each candidate stands on the important issues. (By the way, according to a recent Pew Research survey it seems voters still feel the most significant topics they want discussed are terrorism and the economy.)  Ideally, by the end of these debates the American people should have a clearer understanding of who will make the best president. 

That said, these debates may not answer all our concerns before we cast that vote on November 8, so the greater question ...

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Barry Meguiar’s Message at Times Square Church

 Barry Meguiar at Times Square Church

There's nothing like Times Square.

You share the sidewalk with hundreds of people from countless backgrounds, cities, and countries.  You experience food from dozens of nations
—all within walking distance of one other.  You observe national sites and famous buildings.  And in the heart of the hustle and bustle—right on Broadway and 51st Street—you see a beacon of God's grace.

Times Square Church, founded by David Wilkerson (also founder of Teen Challenge and author of The Cross and the Switchblade), and now shepherded by Pastor Carter Conlon, shares the street with Broadway theaters, coffee shops, hotels ...

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Trivia: "JDs"

  • Monday, September 26, 2016
  • Peggy Campbell
  • Just 4 Fun!

Trivia-JDs

1-"You fill up my senses like a night in the forest"

2-Mr. Marilyn Monroe, briefly; Joltin' Joe

3-Premature death at 24 (car accident) catapulted him to cultural icon

4-The unidentified body in the morgue.

5-President of the Confederacy

6-President of Focus on the Family

7-"Ha-cha-cha-cha"--quite the schnozzola

8-Half of "Dumb and Dumber"

9-Creator of "Garfield" comic strip

10-This "contender" was known as "The Manassa Mauler"

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture

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It's truly amazing to see the ways in which the Bible has impacted every aspect of our culture.  In fact, it's impossible to find a corner of our world that's not yet been marked by this Book of books! This is what we learn about day-by-day on "The Book", as the feature highlights the various ways and places in which the Bible has had influence.

For the last several weeks, the press has been highlighting the Smithsonian opening its doors to The National Museum of African American History and Culture this past Saturday (September 24, 2016) in ...

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