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A Defeated General Claims His Victory

General Jonathan Wainwright was captured by the Japanese, he was held prisoner in a concentration camp. Cruelly treated, he became "a broken, crushed, ...


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Teenager Sent to Juvenile Detention for Not Doing Homework

A single mom was heartbroken after her teenaged daughter was sentenced to Juvenile Hall. What was the offense that warranted such a punishment? Failing ...


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High School Principals Enter Quarantine After Meeting

More than 40 school principals are now under quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus. According to school officials, the exposure happened after ...


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Progressive Scholar Says Bible is Clear about Sexual Sin

There is a movement within evangelicalism that is trying to argue that the Bible affirms, or at least does not prohibit, same-sex sexual relationships. ...


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Why Detroit Residents Pushed Back Against Free Tree-Planting

The city of Detroit was in a campaign to reforest its streets after decades of neglecting its depleted tree canopy. However, the tree-planters met stiff ...


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The Fallacy of Self-Supremacy

Pastor Daniel Schreiner from Portland, Oregon received the following marketing piece from a local fitness gym. It was called "The Year of You."

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Pope Francis Says Power Intoxicates Without Humility and Love

Did you know that the Pope gave a TED Talk? Whatever you think about the Catholic Church or it's current spiritual leader, he offered these biblically ...


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Researchers Observe 'The Power Trap'

In an article for The Wall Street Journal, researcher Jonah Lehrer noted that most of us are nicer as we're climbing the social ladder. But once we get ...


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Americans Trust in Supreme Court Plummets

The latest Gallup poll (2015) shows that Americans' trust in our top judges has fallen to an all-time low. Trust in the judicial branch of government ...


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Former Lesbian Refuses to Bend Biblical Teaching

Dr. Rosaria Butterfield, a former tenured professor at the University of Syracuse, was a committed and comfortable lesbian until she had what she described ...


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