Commentary

Don't Be a Pharmacy Victim

  1. 16th November 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

On October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic in the United States a national health emergency.

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What Do You Think?

  1. 14th November 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Asking questions is a wonderful way to open the doors to learning. Questions are a teaching tool long used by educators to simultaneously teach and draw out insights from pupils—prompting them to think! Jesus Christ used this teaching method about very important topics.

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A Different Gospel?

  1. 11th November 2017
  2. Adam J. West

In the pages of the Holy Bible we find an astounding fact about the world in which we live! Revelation 12:9 states, “So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.” Do you believe that there is a very real Satan the Devil who has...

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Red Words and Every Word

  1. 09th November 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Many people have a “red letter” edition of the Bible, which prints in red ink the words spoken by Jesus. But even with Jesus’ words printed in red to draw attention to them, some seem to misunderstand the things Christ actually said and taught. A “red letter” edition of the New Testament of the Bible was first printed in 1899, the idea of Louis Klopsch, editor...

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Where Is Russia Headed?

  1. 07th November 2017
  2. John Wheeler (guest columnist)

Suppose the United States’ government decided to ignore July 4 as Independence Day, the anniversary of its birth as a nation. How would Americans feel about that? How would other nations, who have looked to America’s leadership and example, feel? Yet that is exactly what the government of Russia is doing with the anniversaries of the February and October...

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A Fish and a Worm

  1. 04th November 2017
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

Everybody loves a fish story. Somehow such stories often grow with the telling, stretching the credulity of the listener. Laughs and knowing nods are the response as the listeners express their doubts about the tale of the fisherman.

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Get 'Em While They're Young

  1. 02nd November 2017
  2. William Williams

How would you feel if someone aimed a loaded weapon at your children? And yet, in the interests of more than 700 billion dollars worth of annual purchases, many industries are doing just that: loading the barrels of their marketing campaigns with whatever ammunition they can. Their targets: the minds and impulses of children—and if you think it’s just about...

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500 Years of Martin Luther’s Success—and Failure

  1. 31st October 2017
  2. Wallace G. Smith

Today is Reformation Day, and a special one at that. 500 years ago, Martin Luther mailed a collection of 95 statements to Archbishop Albert of Mainz and, it is believed, nailed them to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Known as the famous Ninety-five Theses, they represented his disagreement with some of the practices and positions of the...

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Christians and Halloween

  1. 28th October 2017
  2. Richard F. Ames

Is it “fun” to play at evil? Should we follow our neighbors, like proverbial lemmings, off the dangerous cliff of pagan practices? Most of society has accepted the lie that Halloween is “innocent fun” and eagerly train their children to take pleasure in symbols of pagan, and even Satanic, evil.

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Are you looking down the road?

  1. 26th October 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Looking down the road is a good idea. Taken literally, it makes you a safer driver. Using the phrase "looking down the road" as a metaphor for having vision and foresight can help you anticipate dangers and avoid other kinds of accidents and problems. It can also make you a better employee, a better parent, a better student, a better Christian.

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