Month: April 2017

Warning Are You Giving to Caesar What is Gods?

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When people read or hear the Scripture, “Give to Caesars what is Caesars and give to God what is Gods” they at once think of money and taxes. These words have a deeper meaning. Jesus wasn’t just talking about money. There are other ways in which we give to Caesar what is Gods. Caesar is …

How 13th the Documentary is Misleading You

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How is 13th the documentary misleading you? Like many films and books purporting to show the connection between racism and the over-representation of blacks in the criminal justice system this film ignores some basic facts. These facts are always conveniently left out. Similar to the recently released documentary about Michael Brown where the producer edited …

What You Should Know About God and Your Possessions

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God does not care about your possessions like what house you live in, what car you drive, how much money you make, who your friends are, or your clothes. These things we get to choose. How much we want to pursue and will receive them is in direct proportion to our efforts. It is pointless …

Breaking: Standardized Tests No Longer Required

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For years, national standardized admissions tests have been a primary way schools decide who they’ll accept, and a stress that many graduating high school students agonize through multiple times seeking a high mark. Looking beyond test scores allows colleges to “broaden the pool” of applicants and explore a more diverse population of students, Bill Sedlacek, …

No, You Don’t Have to Harass Women to Work at Fox News

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Is it me or do the men at Fox News have a serious problem? Bill O’Reilly is the second major figure ousted for sexually harassing women at Fox News. Roger Ailes was the first, and you’d think the memo would have circulated about this sexist behavior. As a Libertarian with conservative leanings I am embarrassed …

What Steve Stephens Can Teach Us About Our Narcissistic Culture

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I am not surprised by the outcome of the last week’s events in Cleveland. That this narcissist would kill himself. I’m surprised he didn’t live stream it on social media. These and other recent events only highlight the demise of our culture and country. The narcissistic tendencies of this generation is reaching epidemic levels. People …

How Materialism Has Ruined The Church

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In the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, an indulgence is “a way to reduce the amount of punishment one has to undergo for sins”. It may reduce the temporal punishment after death, in the state or process of purification called Purgatory. By the late Middle Ages, the abuse of indulgences, mainly through commercialization, had …

Poverty is a Disease 2

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Poverty changes people. It changes mindsets, changes relationships, and changes values. There are two types of poverty in America. There is situational poverty. Someone loses a job or their income and become poor. With this newfound poverty family dynamics change. Lost is the confidence in one’s ability to provide for their families. There is fear …

Material for Material

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God has never offered material possessions for material possessions. God has never sought that transaction from man. Think about it, The Creator of heaven and earth needs your possessions to complete His mission on earth? No, the reason we give is not because God needs it, but because we need to give to prepare ourselves …

Poverty is a Disease 1

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I am convinced poverty is a disease. Like all diseases it has symptoms, it has casualties, and it has treatments. Also, like all diseases it affects families and the longer you have it the harder to cure. The cure has proven difficult and elusive. Our contribution to this disease is why we cannot find a …