Commentary

Sex Sells ... Let the Buyer Beware!

  1. 25th April 2006
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

It’s everywhere—lots of flesh, provocative poses, suggestive moves, lyrics and dialogue; all calculated to stir the passions of the listener or viewer, young or old, male or female. The appeal to the desire for physical pleasures is used to purvey every kind of product and service in every form of media. It’s slick. It’s colorful. It’s well done. And, it’s...

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The Curse of Tobacco

  1. 18th April 2006
  2. Carl Ponder (1939-2007)

It was just after my ordination into the ministry that it came to my attention that George (not his real name) was secretly smoking.

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For in your Easter bonnet...

  1. 11th April 2006
  2. Harold Way

In the gospel of Luke, chapter 24, one can find the story of Jesus, after His resurrection, joining two others traveling to a village named Emmaus, which was located some seven miles outside of Jerusalem.

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Oil war!

  1. 05th April 2006
  2. Don Davis

The world is at war over oil! It has been going on since World War I. It used to be said that armies marched on their stomachs – and this is still true – but the food, supplies and munitions that armies have used since 1914 have mostly been delivered via oil-burning ships, aviation-fueled aircraft and trucks thirsty for gasoline.

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Bible codes: fact or fiction?

  1. 28th March 2006
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

There is tremendous interest in biblical matters today. The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit here in Charlotte, North Carolina is drawing large crowds of people from all faiths. These ancient relics appear to confirm that the Bible we have today is remarkably intact.

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Will peace ever come to the Middle East?

  1. 21st March 2006
  2. Rand Millich

The Middle East received a major jolt with the election of a Palestinian terrorist group. Headlines shouted: HAMAS' WIN PUTS MIDEAST IN A JUMBLE (Kansas City Star); NEW EQUATION SHOCKS MIDEAST (USA Today); HAMAS ELECTION VICTORY SHOCKS WORLD (Associated Press) and HAMAS ROUTS RULING FACTION, CASTING PALL ON PEACE PROCESS (New York Times).

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Working mothers at home

  1. 13th March 2006
  2. Rod McNair

Only in the last century or two has the matter of mothers – and even fathers – working outside the home become an issue. Before that, everyone was in the "workforce"– at home.

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And children shall be their oppressors

  1. 06th March 2006
  2. Gary F. Ehman

One of the world's most alarming trends involves one of its most precious resources – its youth. Alarmed at the trend, world leaders, law enforcement officials and mental health leaders are nervously searching for reasons behind the mounting tsunami of teen, and pre-teen, violence.

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The Age of the "Wuss"

  1. 27th February 2006
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

While listening to a well know radio show, a female caller made the point that we now live it the "age of the wuss." Now, just what is a "wuss"? The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition states, "Slang: A person regarded as weak or timid and especially as unmanly." A "wuss" is a wimp; a timid, ineffectual man.

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The Solution to Man's Problems

  1. 20th February 2006
  2. Martin Fannin

Man is facing a multitude of problems for which he has no solution! Who is responsible for these problems? In the ultimate sense, Satan is responsible for the problems through his deception.

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