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Is Your Mind Boggled?

  1. 17th November 2021
  2. Roger Meyer

“That boggles my mind!” Many of us have made that exclamation when we were astonished or amazed upon seeing or hearing something incredible. The word “boggle” means to be astounded or overwhelmed. Is your mind boggled?

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Saturday's Game

  1. 13th November 2021
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

The season is here. In the northern hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and the evenings cooler. The fall semester of school has begun, and that means something very important has also begun. In case you haven't guessed, it's football season! For much of the United States, football is a passion. Lives are planned around the big games with all the rituals,...

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"Follow the Science"?

  1. 10th November 2021
  2. Roger Meyer

We hear an urgent plea these days, especially regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, to “follow the science.” Science is promoted as the guardian of all things truthful and factual. The mantra seems to be, “If science says it is so, it is so.” But just how reliable is “science”?

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The End of Failure

  1. 06th November 2021
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

A major railroad in the United States had a sign posted near the entrance of its expansive repair facility, where it maintained the rolling stock of the railway. The sign read, “Every accident is a result of the failure of man, methods, or material.”

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"Something Wicked This Way Comes..."

  1. 03rd November 2021
  2. Roger Meyer

“Something wicked this way comes,” said the second witch in Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, act 4, scene 1. Macbeth is a play about the evils of unrestrained ambition and murder.

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Samhain: The Original Halloween

  1. 30th October 2021
  2. Justin D. Ridgeway

A friend of mine told me once that he did not feel comfortable celebrating Halloween, even though he enjoyed attending a “harvest festival” his church held each year on the evening of October 31. So, what is Halloween to Christians, if anything? What is the origin of the holiday? Is it merely a harvest festival? Should Christians celebrate this holiday, either...

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Letting Go of Hate

  1. 27th October 2021
  2. Mickey Mayeaux (1954-2018)

My wife and I were patiently standing shoulder to shoulder on the crowded upper level of the Eiffel Tower, waiting to take a picture of the exhilarating view as the sun slowly dipped into the horizon. I suddenly felt a slight tug at my pocket, and in a flash, my wallet was gone—I had been pickpocketed! What a heart-shattering end to what was going to be one of...

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The Key to a Balanced Christian Life

  1. 23rd October 2021
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

person overlooking mountain scenery with fist raised in air triumphantly A cousin of mine has been very successful in several business ventures. He has worked hard over many years and has accumulated wealth and property. He has the accouterments of wealth that one might expect in the form of homes, cars, boats, an airplane, and a farm in the country. This cousin has traveled extensively pursuing his interests and passions. Along the...

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Natural Selection or Creation?

  1. 16th October 2021
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

Did life as we know it today evolve from nothing? Or was there a deliberate starting point from which all life as we know it today was created? The Bible says in Genesis 1:1 that the life we see in our world today had a definite beginning. In verse 11 we see that plant life was created. In verse 20 we see that fish, sea creatures, and birds were created. In...

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Are Invasions Coming?

  1. 13th October 2021
  2. Roger Meyer

In most modern Western countries, people tend to think of wars as being “over there” someplace and not on their home soil—but hasn’t the United States also seen terrorism like that of the 9/11 attacks twenty years ago? Could we see foreign invaders once again attack cities in America, as well as in Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and other nations—on an...

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