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8 stress-reducing steps to a happier family

When you’re at the hospital preparing to take home that 7-pound bundle of joy, the nurses don’t provide any advice on dealing with stress. They don’t even hand you a book. I was thinking about stress recently when my wife ...

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I can’t keep up. Neither can you.

I can’t keep up with YouTube videos—over 100 hours of new video is uploaded every minute. I can’t keep up with Twitter—there are 58 million new tweets per day (at 140 characters each, it would take the average reader 12 ...

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The temporary allure of a new phone

A cell phone is both a convenience and an electronic leash. I resisted carrying a phone for years, and remember explaining to a supervisor that one of my favorite things about being in my car was that nobody could call ...

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A time to remember

Today in movie making, a flashback is often used to take the viewer back in the story to fill in details and supply the story’s backdrop. Cinematic flashbacks put past information into the present, keeping us on track. Cultural flashbacks ...

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4 tips for telling kids the Easter Story

I won’t ever forget the first time I told my oldest son about Christ’s death and resurrection. It was right after he spit up on my shoulder, and just a few minutes before I placed him gently in his crib. ...

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‘Insanity of obedience’ explored by Ripken

Biblical obedience to God is insane. That’s the conclusion of Nik Ripken, based on his 15 years of research and hundreds of interviews with persecuted believers around the world. In Ripken’s latest book, he asks: • Why else would a ...

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  • Abortion defunding bill fails in Senate
    The effort to remove the federal government from the abortion business failed Thursday (Jan. 17) in the U.S. Senate. Senators voted, 48-47, to bring the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act to the floor for a vote on final passage. But the roll call fell far short of the 60 […]
  • A tale of two marches | The two sides of the abortion debate
    Today [Jan. 18, 2019], tens of thousands are descending on Washington, D.C., for the forty-fifth year in a row to demand an end to legal abortion. Every year since Roe v. Wade, the March for Life has served as a public witness to the whole nation of the millions killed in the womb in the name […]
  • ‘Unborn Child’ | Remembering a musical plea for life
    This month marks the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion-on-demand the law of the land. It also marks the 45th anniversary of what is arguably the most courageous act in pop culture history. In the early 1970s, the Texas-born duo of Jim Seals and Dash Crofts was at the peak of their popularity. […]
  • Christian women targets for persecution
    Targeted Christian persecution tailored to hurt women is trending globally, Open Doors reported in its 2019 World Watch List of 50 countries most dangerous for Christians to practice their faith. “The data proves conclusively that Christian women are the most exploited group on the face of the earth today,” Open Doors President David Curry said […]
  • Dementia and religion: ‘What if I forget about God?’
    When geropsychologist Benjamin Mast evaluates dementia clients at his University of Louisville research lab, there’s a question some people of faith ask him: “What if I forget about God?” It’s a query that reflects the struggles of people facing diseases like Alzheimer’s. Dementia is the overall term for memory loss and cognitive impairment that results […]
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